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Gideon Abbey

  • Birth 6 Apr 1769 Mansfield City, Tolland County, Connecticut, USA
  • Death 6 Oct 1840 Middlebury, Addison County, Vermont, USA
  • Burial Middlebury, Addison County, Vermont, USA
  • Memorial ID 58903941

From the book published in 1916 "Abbe -Abbey Genealogy In Memory of John Abbe and his Descendants" by Cleveland Abbe and Joseph Genung Nichols

GIDEON ABBE, son of Solomon and Lucy (Johnson) Abbe, born April 6, 1769, in Mansfield, Conn.; died in Middlebury, Vt., October 6, 1840; removed from Mansfield to Middlebury about 1797, purchased land and settled on Lot 9 in Addison County, Vt.

Married December 10, 1789, SYBIL CAMPBELL, bom March 17, 1769; died February 7, 1846; buried in Middlebury, Vt. She was daughter of Zuriel and Lydia (Barrows) Campbell of Mansfield.

Children (perhaps others)
1 - Lorey Abbey, b. May 12, 1791, in Mansfield.
2 - Abel Abbey, b. Aug., 1792, in Mansfield ; removed to Vermont where he d. April (or Sept.) 11, 1867; was a farmer in Middlebury; m. Lydia Abbey, daughter of Solomon and Susan (Gile) Abbey, b. March 25, 1801; d. Feb. 1, 1867. Both are buried in the Abbey District Cemetery in Middlebury.
Child : Myron, resided in Orwell, Vt., m, ____________.
3 - Harry Abbey, b. 1803; m. Laura Sawyer.
4 - Clarissa Abbey, d. unm.
5 - Charles Abbey, d. while still a young man; m. Anna Sawyer; no children.
6 - Eleazer Abbey, b. April 27, 1800; m. Betsey North.
7 - Lewis Abbey. According to Middlebury Town Records, Vol. 12, page 183, Lewis, Harry, and Abel were brothers. The following records of Lewis Abbey, grandson of Solomon, doubtless refer to this one. He resided on the lake shore, near Willoughby, Ohio ; m. his own cousin and had children : Mary ; Martha ; Orpha ; Jane ; Flavius ; George ; Sarah.

The following records from the town of Middlebury, Vt., are doubtless references to descendants of this branch of the Abbey family: Gideon Abbey, bom in Middlebury, September 14, 1860. The estate of a Gideon Abbey of Orwell, Vt., was probated May 27, 1909. John A. Abbey died in Middlebury, February 26, 1882. Jolm J. Abbey married in Middlebury, August 20, 1892, Alice Clark.
Julia Abbey was born in Middlebury, June 28, 1865. Loretta Abbey married in Middlebury, July 4, 1857, Charles G. Damon. Louis Abbey married Philinda and had a son, Benjamin, born 1825; died January 28, 1826, aged 11 months; buried in the Abbey District Cemetery, Middlebury. Lydia Abbey died March 31, 1867 (perhaps Mrs. Abel Abbey). Mary L. (Reed) Abbey died March 9, 1896, in Middlebury. Melissa (Lawrence) Abbey died December 5, 1895, in Middlebury.


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  • Created by: Bob
  • Added: 19 Sep 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 58903941
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gideon Abbey (6 Apr 1769–6 Oct 1840), Find A Grave Memorial no. 58903941, citing Case Street Cemetery, Middlebury, Addison County, Vermont, USA ; Maintained by Bob (contributor 47202847) .