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Sgt Abraham Doolittle

Sgt Abraham Doolittle

Worcestershire, England
Death 11 Aug 1690 (aged 70)
New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Wallingford, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 15058772 · View Source
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In Memory of Hon. Abraham Doolittle. Died Aug 11, 1690 ae 70. Born in England and was progenitor of the family in America. Father of thirteen children. Survived by seven sons and three daughters. Widow Abigail Moss died Nov 5 1710 ae 69. First wife Joane Alling is buried in New Haven. Abraham was at Boston 1640. At new Haven 1642. At Wallingford 1669. Was one of four trustees in management of the plantation until after the incorporation of Wallingford in 1670. One of the committee to found the first church in this town. Marshall of New Haven Colony 1662 until union with Conneticut. Deputy to general court from New Haven and from treasurer 1671. Townsman 1674 and other years. Sergeant of first train band 1673. Member of vigilance committee 1675...
This stone erected AD 1918. Original stone inscribed AD 70. Abraham's father-in-law John Moss lived to be 103 and is buried in the same cemetery as well as second wife Abigail Moss. Thanks to tombstone photo volunteer Mona Rhone for the tombstone photo.

~eighth great-grandfather~

*Ancestor to many who respect and honor him

~~ May their characters be read, their worth appreciated, and memories richly cherished by their children's children forever!--David Lee, Esq.

Sacred dust of our forefathers, slumber in peace!
Your graves be the shrine to which patriots wend,
And swear tireless vigilance never to cease
Till freedom's long struggle with tyanny end.

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  • Created by: With Love, Gen Gal
  • Added: 27 Jul 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 15058772
  • With Love, Gen Gal
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Abraham Doolittle (2 Aug 1620–11 Aug 1690), Find A Grave Memorial no. 15058772, citing Center Street Cemetery, Wallingford, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by With Love, Gen Gal (contributor 46817660) .