|Birth: ||May 3, 1733|
New York, USA
New York, USA
Second wife of Peter Angevine, married 1758-59 at age 27, thought likely to have been married and widowed before.
Peter Angevine and Marie Angevine were the god parents of his nephew Peter Angevine, baptised at this church Sept. 24, 1734, the son of Lewis and Esther Sicard Angevine. It is possible Marie was Peter Angevine's first wife. But if so, there is a 13-year gap until his first children were born. If Marie was his first wife, it is possible he even married three times rather than twice.
Frank J. Doherty, author of The Settlers of the Beekman Patent (vols.I-Xi), stated that Abigail was likely a widow and that either her maiden name or first husband (Williams) was probably a translation of Cornelius.
If typical naming patterns were followed, her parents might have been Joseph and Rachel (Williams?).
She may have been a niece of Abigail Williams (1708-1770) who married Francis Purdy. She was a daughter of Rev. John Williams (born c1686) and his second wife Abigail (Allyn). Rev. Williams and Abigail had a large family, as he did also with his first wife, Eunice Mather.
Abigail Williams Angevine does not appear to have been a sister or half-sister but perhaps cousin of Alice Williams who married John Cornell, a double-first cousin of Peter Cornell whose son Richard married Elizabeth Angevine, niece of Pierre (Peter) Angevine Jr.
Alice Williams Cornell (1744-1830) was the mother of Isaac Cornell, the father of Margaret Cornell (Mrs. Jonathan Carpenter) of New Rochelle. Alice Williamsí parents were John Williams (1706-1774) and Alice Metcalf (1712-40) who married 30 Jun 1736 at Lebanon, CT.
NYG&BR 1957 v. 88, p.34:
ANGEVINE BIBLE RECORD.
Owned by Ernest L. Palmer, 3620 Parsons Blvd., Flushing, N.Y.
Peter Angevine born May 15 day 1714
(The following four entries are probably his children by an unknown first wife):
Lewes Angevine born December 30 day 1747
Peter Angevine Was born September 14 day 1752
Phebee Angevine born August 31 day 1754
James Angevine born March 4 day 1758
Abigail Williams his (second) wife born May 3rd 1733 (and their children were):
Joseph Angevine born March 3 day 1760
Rachel Angevine born July 10, 1762
Mary Angevine was born January 10th day 1765
Susanna Angevine born Six Day of September 1768*
Benjamin Angevine born September 13th 1771
Elizabeth Angevine born June 7th 1774
*(Susanna Angevine above married 1st Thomas FIELD & married 2nd Robert BLOOMER, NYG&BR v. 69, p.330, no. 41).
Pierre Angevine (1714 - 1773)*
Joseph Angevine (1760 - 1796)*
Benjamin Angevine (1771 - 1864)*
New York, USA
Created by: Ray
Record added: Aug 23, 2011
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