Abraham Anthony was the son of John Anthony and Susanna (Potter) Anthony.
His father, John Anthony, born 1607, England, sailed to America, in 1634, on the sailing ship, Hercules. He settled in Portsmouth, Rhode Island (Colonial Families of USA, 1607-1775, page 15).
Abraham was born in Portsmouth, Rhode Island. On 26 Dec 1671. He married Alice Wodell, daughter of William and Mary Wodell.
Abraham died 10 October 1727, his will dated 25 June 1727.