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Obed Abbott
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Birth: Mar. 16, 1697
Andover
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: May 11, 1773

Andover births: ABBOTT, Obed, s. George and Elizabeth (Ballard), Mar. 16, 1696-7.

Salem marriages: ABBOTT, Obed, and Elizabeth Tarbell, Feb. 1,. 1721-2.

Bedford deaths: ABBOTT, Obed, May 11, 1772, in 77th y. [May 11, 1773, G.R.]

Obed Abbott, son of George, a weaver from Salem, bought a farm from Nathaniel Hudson in Sept. 1725, and settled in the southerly part of Billerica, now Bedford. It is included in Bedford Springs. He was prominent in forming the town and church, small in stature, and of great power. He married Elizabeth ____, and d. May 11, 1773; she d. May 29, 1752. (From Brown, A.E., History of the town of Bedford, 1891)

Children:
Moses, b. Jan. 13, 1727.
Sarah, b. April 22, 1729, m. Feb. 11, 1748, Isaac Stearns of Billerica.
Elizabeth, b. March 16, 1731, m. Dec. 9, 1756, Abijah Cutler of Brookfield.
John, b. Feb. 4, 1733.
Mary, b. Feb. 16, 1745, m. Daniel Parker of Reading.
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Tarbell Abbott (1694 - 1752)
 
 Children:
  Moses Abbott (1727 - 1809)*
  Sarah Abbott Stearns (1729 - 1815)*
  Elizabeth Abbott Cutler (1731 - 1773)*
  John Abbott (1733 - 1756)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Here lies Buried
the Body of
Mr. OBED ABBOTT
who departed this Life
May the 11th 1773 in ye
77th Year of His Age.
Also in Memory of Mr. JOHN ABBOTT
who died in ye Army at Lake George
Novbr. ye 2d 1756 Aged 23 Years
 
Note: Gravestone carved by Lamson, 1761-1774 (Joseph, John)
 
Burial:
Old Burying Ground
Bedford
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Sect. G4, Stone 306
 
Created by: Bill Boyington
Record added: Mar 11, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25191416
Obed Abbott
Added by: Bill Boyington
 
 
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My 5th Great Grandfather, I am so happy you finally "meet" you. I am proud to be your descendant. you were quite a man! Continue to rest in peace.
- Nancy Shaw Pell
 Added: Jan. 5, 2015
My 5th Great Grandfather, I am so happy you finally "meet" you. I am proud to be your descendant. you were quite a man! Continue to rest in peace.
- Nancy Shaw Pell
 Added: Jan. 5, 2015

- Keeper of the Stars
 Added: May. 15, 2014
 
 
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