Solomon Abbey

Birth
Windham, Windham County, Connecticut, USA
Death 28 Mar 1799 (aged 68)
Mansfield, Tolland County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 65572185 · View Source
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Solomon Abbey was born on May 29 1730 in Windham, Connecticut. He died in 1799 in Mansfield, Connecticut. He married Sarah Knight on Jun 17 1751 in Windham, Connecticut.

Sarah Knight was born about 1730 in Probably Connecticut.

They had the following children:

M i Joseph Abbe was born on Apr 6 1752 in Probably Connecticut. He died on Sep 4 1754 in Probably Connecticut.
F ii Sarah Abbe was born on Jan 26 1754 in Probably Connecticut. She died on Sep 12 1754 in Probably Connecticut.
F iii Sarah Abbe
F iv Lydia Abbe
F v Pheobe Abbe
F vi Esther Abbe
M vii Abel Abbe

The following information was provided by Contributor: Debe Hudson (48917069) •

Soloman Abbey was married twice. He married in order:

(1) in Windham, June 17, 1751, SARAH KNIGHT, died July 25, 1797, daughter of Joseph Knight of Norwich, Conn.

Married (2) in Mansfield, May 3, 1798, MRS. ELIZABETH (Eastman) BURNHAM of Hampton, Conn., who survived him.

Here is the story about his family:
Abbe-Abbey Genealogy, In Memory of John Abbe and His Descendants on page 39 states: 54. SOLOMON (4) ABBE, son of Ebenezer (3) and Mary (Allen) Abbe, born May 29, 1730; died 1799. He was born in North Windham, Conn., lived later in Windham and, after 1789, in Mansfield, where he died. His inventory, taken June 21, 1799, amounted to $138.00, personal property; and $270.18, real estate. At the settlement of the estate, the following heirs are given: widow Elizabeth; only son Abel; daughter Lydia, wife of David Allen; daughters Sarah, Phebe and Esther of Mansfield. (Windham Records, Vol. 14, pages 310, 311, 367.)

Married (1) in Windham, June 17, 1751, SARAH KNIGHT, died July 25, 1797, daughter of Joseph Knight of Norwich, Conn.

Married (2) in Mansfield, May 3, 1798, MRS. ELIZABETH (*** Eastman ***) BURNHAM of Hampton, Conn., who survived him.

Children, by first wife SARAH KNIGHT (first six born in Windham):

Joseph Abbe, b. April 6, 1752; d. Sept. 4, 1754.

Sarah (1) Abbe, b. Jan. 26, 1754; d. Sept. 12, 1754.

Sarah (2) Abbe, b. Aug. 9, 1775; m. in Mansfield, April 30, 1777, Andrew Hartshorn. Children, b. in Mansfield: i. Luther, b. Feb. 25, 1778; ii. Avery, b. March 10, 1782, m. at Lynn, Mass., Oct. 14, 1804, Elizabeth Smith of Lynn and had Solomon Abbe, b. Nov. 28, 1805, and Sarah Smith, b. Oct. 13, 1807; iii. Lucy, b. Oct. 4, 1784.

Lydia Abbe, b. July 6, 1757. Resided in Mansfield, Conn. Married, May 16, 1776, David Allen, jr., of Ashford. Children: i. John, b. and d. Nov. 30, 1779; ii. and iii. twins, Azubah, b. May 2, 1781, d. aged 1 week, and Sarah, d. May 3, 1781.

(Son Abbe), b. Aug. 29, 1759; d. Aug. 30, 1759.

(Son Abbe), b. and d. Aug. 12, 1760.

Phebe Abbe, b. Oct. 1, 1761, in Mansfield, Conn., and resided there. Married, Sept. 28, 1780, Uriah Smith of Lebanon, Conn. One account wrongly gives his name
Micah Smith. There was a Uriah Smith in Mansfield, 1800, with a family of four (census records). In his will, March 25, 1814, probated April 11, 1814, are entioned his wife Phebe, nephew Erastus Smith, niece Phebe Nichols and her two children and Lucina Webster. He was then of Mansfield. (Windham Probate Records, Vol. 16, page 269.)

Esther Abbe, b. June 20, 1764. Married in Mansfield, March 6, 1788, Leonard
Sessions, b. in Windham, July 26, 1788; d. in Arkwright, Chautauqua County, N.Y., April 15, 1891, aged 102 yrs., 8 mos. and 19 days. Children: i. Leonard, b. July 26, 1788; ii. Lydia, b. Jan. 27, 1790; iii. Marcus, b. Sept. 21, 1792, m. Oct. 24, 1838, Clarissa R. Conant of Mansfield, lived in Chaplin; iv. Cyrus, b. March 10, 1797. A grandson, Frank J. Sessions, lives in Fort Wayne, Ind.

136 Abel Abbe, b. Aug. 7, 1766; m. Miriam Bingham.
Contributor: Debe Hudson (48917069) •


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