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 Abigail <I>Knowlton</I> Preston

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Abigail Knowlton Preston

  • Birth 1770 Hamilton, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 21 Feb 1870 Beverly, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Burial Beverly, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Memorial ID 111274528

Her parents were Ezra Knowlton and Abigail Dodge [both b. Hamilton, MA]. Her husband was Benjamin Preston. Benjamin Preston and Abigail Knowlton of Wenham [of Hamilton, per marriage intention], were married at Wenham, MA on Feb. 9, 1795. She died in her 100th year [aged 99 yrs. 0 mos, 7 dys ]. Cause of death: lung fever.

(sources: gravestone inscription, Vital Records of Beverly, MA to the end of the year 1849, marriages & Death Records of Beverly, MA)

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  • Created by: John Glassford
  • Added: 27 May 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 111274528
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Abigail Knowlton Preston (1770–21 Feb 1870), Find A Grave Memorial no. 111274528, citing Beverly Farms Cemetery, Beverly, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by John Glassford (contributor 47271570) .