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Abigail Root (Alvord)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Windsor, Connecticut Colony
Death: Died in Northampton, Hampshire County, Province of Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Alexander Alvord and Mary Vore
Wife of Thomas Root, Jr.
Mother of Thomas Root, III; Abigail Merrick; Samuel Roote and Hezekiah Roote
Sister of John Alvord; Thomas Alvord, Sr.; Mary Weller; Elizabeth Burt; Benjamin P Alvord and 6 others

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About Abigail Root

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Abigail Alvord1

  • b. 6 October 1647,
  • d. 17 June 1699
  • Abigail Alvord was born on 6 October 1647 at Windsor, Hartford Co., CT.1
  • She was the daughter of Alexander Alvord and Mary Vore.1
  • Abigail Alvord married Thomas Root,
    • son of Thomas Root,
    • on 3 July 1666 at Northampton, Hampshire Co., MA.2
  • Abigail Alvord died on 17 June 1699 at Northampton, Hampshire Co., MA, at age 51.2

Children of Abigail Alvord and Thomas Root

  • Deacon Thomas Root+2 b. 11 Apr 1667, d. 19 Jan 1758
  • Abigail Root3 b. 20 Jan 1668, d. 25 Nov 1691
  • Samuel Root2 b. 16 Nov 1673, d. a 1687
  • Hezekiah Root2 b. Apr 1676, d. probably 29 Sept 1690
  • Infant Root2 d. 14 Feb 1691

Citations

  • 1. [S432] Samuel M. Alvord, A Genealogy of the Descendants of Alexander Alvord (Webster, NY: A. d. Andrews, 1908). Hereinafter cited as Alvord. Page 29.
  • 2. [S432] Samuel M. Alvord, Alvord, Page 34.
  • 3. [S432] Samuel M. Alvord, Alvord, Page 39.
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Abigail Alvord (b. October 06, 1647, d. June 17, 1699)

SECOND GENERATION

  • 2. ABIGAIL ALVORD (Alexander),
    • born Windsor, Conn., Oct. 6, 1647;
    • died Northampton, Mass June 17, 1699;
    • daughter of Alexander Alvord and Mary
    • married Northampton, Mass., July 3, 1666, Thomas Root
      • son of Thomas Root.
      • He was born Hartford, Conn., about 1644.
      • Res. Northampton, Mass., Boston and Lynn, Mass.
    • Burial: June 1699

More About Abigail Alvord and Thomas Root:

  • Marriage: July 03, 1666, Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts.

Children of Abigail Alvord and Thomas Root are (All born at Northampton, Mass.):

  • i. Thomas Root, b. April 11, 1667, Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, d. January 19, 1758, Coventry, Tolland, Connecticut; mar. Mar. 4, 1691 Thankful Strong.
  • ii. Abigail Root, b. January 20, 1668, Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, d. November 25, 1691.
  • iii. Samuel Root, b. November 16, 1673, Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, d. date unknown.
  • iv. Hezekiah Root, b. April 1676, Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, d. September 29, 1690.
  • v. Unnamed Root, b., Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, d. February 14, 1691.

Thomas Root married 2nd

  • Dec. 4, 1701, Mrs. Mary (Kirtland) Cox.
  • His father was a weaver and was of Salem, Mass., 1637; of Hartford, Conn., 1639; of Northampton, Mass., 1659.
  • He was one of the "seven pillars for the foundation of the church in 1661."

Source:

  • A Genealogy of the Descendants of Alexander Alvord, An Early Settler of Windsor, Conn. And Northampton, Mass., compiled by Samuel Morgan Alvord, 1908, A.D. Andrews, Printer, Webster, NY, page 34
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http://books.google.com/books?id=3wU7AAAAMAAJ&pg=PA97&lpg=PA97&dq=abigail+Alvord+1647&source=bl&ots=1IkUwnnBBx&sig=fyp-7uy59g3BqYeBsfYQWYhw46Y&hl=en&sa=X&ei=d_7FU4q-NpPeoATJkYCQAw&ved=0CDgQ6AEwBTge#v=onepage&q=abigail%20Alvord%201647&f=false The Burke and Alvord memorial: A genealogical account of the descendants of ...  By John Alonzo Boutelle, William Alvord Burke. Pages 97-98.

Abigail,

  • born Windsor, Conn., Oct. 6, 1647;
  • married Northampton, Mass., 1666, Thomas Root of Northampton,
    • son of Thomas Root, who was of Salem, Mass., in 1637,
    • when he had a grant of land, and moved to hartford, Conn., as early as 1639, and
    • was a weaver by occupation, and
    • removed to Northampton about the year 1659, “where he was one of the seven pillars for foundation of the church in 1661,” and
    • died at a great age, July 17,, 1694.
  • They had children:
    • 1. Thomas, born Northampton, 1667.
    • 2. Abigail, born Northampton, 1668.
    • 3. Samuel, born Northampton, 1673.
    • 4. Hezekiah, born Northampton, 1676, who died young.
  • After 1700 they probably removed to Coventry.”
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Abigail Root's Timeline

1647
October 6, 1647
Windsor, Connecticut Colony
1666
July 3, 1666
Age 18
Northampton, hampshire, Massachusetts, United States
1667
April 11, 1667
Age 19
Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States
1668
January 20, 1668
Age 20
Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1673
November 16, 1673
Age 26
Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States
1676
April 1676
Age 28
Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States
1699
June 17, 1699
Age 51
Northampton, Hampshire County, Province of Massachusetts
1905
May 9, 1905
Age 51
May 9, 1905
Age 51
May 9, 1905
Age 51