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Miriam Abbe Cross

  • Birth 31 Aug 1726 Windham, Windham County, Connecticut, USA
  • Death 2 Dec 1823 North Windham, Windham County, Connecticut, USA
  • Burial Unknown
  • Memorial ID 83717814

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

MIRIAM ABBE, daughter of Ebenezer and Mary (Allen) Abbe, born August 31, 1726 ; died December 2, 1823.

Married in Mansfield, Conn., October 5, 1745, WILLIAM CROSS, born May 25, 1720; died June 1, 1801. He was son of Daniel and Desire ( ) Cross, of Mansfield, Conn. After 1756, he removed to Windham. He owned the farm at North Windham which was later used as the town farm. His inventory was made September 21, 1801. (Windham Probate Records, Vol. 16, pages 502, 541; and Vol. 15, page 16.)

Children, first five born in Mansfield, others in Windham
Eunice Cross, b. July 7, 1747; m. (1) Nathan Lincoln; (2) Butterfield ; (3) Perez Trap.
William Cross, b. June 25, 1748; m., Oct. 24, 1767, Molly Wheeler.
Children: i. Elathea, b. May 11, 1768; ii. Levi, b. Feb. 8, 1770; iii. Rachel, b. Feb. 8, 1772,
Miriam Cross, b. Feb. 18, 1750; m. (1) Samuel Stubbs ; (2) Butterfield ; (3) Perez Tracy.
Eleazcr Cross, b. Sept. 28, 1753. Anne, wife of Eleazer Cross, is mentioned in the will of his uncle, Nathan Abbe.
Nathan Cross, b. March 6, 1756. He m. Mary and had son Zebulon, b. Sept. 30, 1780.
Joseph Cross, bapt. May 11, 1760; settled first in Windham, Conn., but removed, after 1804, to Barton, Vt. ; m. Persis Baucus, daughter of Nathaniel Baucus
Children : 1. William ; ii. Samuel ; iii. Sophia ; iv. Ephraim, bapt. June 2, 1796
V. Lucy, bapt. Aug. 16, 1798; vi. George Washington, bapt. May 15, 1800;
vii. Erastus, bapt. Aug. 2, 1804.
Mary Cross, bapt. July 5, 1761.
Ebenezer Cross, bapt. May 9, 1762.
Tryphena Cross, bapt. April 27, 1767 ; m. Elijah Backus.
John Cross, m., (1) Mrs. Sarah (Backus) Gibbs ; (2) Mrs. Amy ( ) Jagger.
Shubael Cross, b. about 1771 ; m. Rachel Sawyer.


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  • Added: 19 Jan 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 83717814
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