Abigail Robinson <I>Leighton</I> Lowell

Abigail Robinson Leighton Lowell

Parkman, Piscataquis County, Maine, USA
Death 11 Sep 1893 (aged 62)
Vassalboro, Kennebec County, Maine, USA
Burial Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine, USA
Plot Div. X Lot 26
Memorial ID 41734883 · View Source
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Abbie was the sixth of eight children born to Ephraim Leighton Jr and Hannah Brainard. She and her siblings were born in Parkman but grew up in Augusta. They are: Laura Ann; Henry Martin; twins Rosanna Brainard and Rosilla Clough; Owen Oaks; Esther C.; and Sullivan Augustus.

She married late in life and lived at home with her parents until she that marriage at age 54. Her parents died in 1876 and 1870 respectively.

On May 15, 1885, Abbie married widower William E. Lowell, son of William and Jemima (Maxim) Lowell in Augusta. He was married twice previously, once to Mary H. Cogswell who died in 1881.

Abbie became step-mother to William's 16-year-old daughter, Mary, who was still living at home when they married.

Abbie died of tuberculosis in 1893 and she is buried in the Lowell family plot with William, who died in 1901.


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  • Added: 8 Sep 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 41734883
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Abigail Robinson Leighton Lowell (10 Jan 1831–11 Sep 1893), Find A Grave Memorial no. 41734883, citing Riverside Cemetery, Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine, USA ; Maintained by In Memory (contributor 47058623) .