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Abigail "TWIN" Bounds (Prescott)

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Daughter of James Prescott, IV and Mary Prescott
Wife of Richard Bounds
Sister of Joshua Prescott; Dea. James Prescott; Rebecca (Prescott) Sanborn; Jonathan Prescott, Sr.; John Prescott and 6 others

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About Abigail "TWIN" Bounds (Prescott)

Twin of Patience

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  • The Prescott memorial : or, A genealogical memoir of the Prescott families in America, in two parts (1870)
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  • Issue of James Prescolt (1) and Mary Boulter. . '
    • 2. 1. Joshua,(11) b. March 1, 1669; m. The record of this son is very deficient. We find no record of his marriage Or death, nor the name of his wife, or the birth of but a part of his children. He removed from Hampton Falls to Kingston as early as 1725, as he was one of the members of the church when first gathered or organized there, Sept. 29, 1725. His name appears as an inhabitant of Hampton Falls in 1722. In 1727, he and his son Nathan are found to be inhabitants of Kingston. He resided a part, if not all of the time, after leaving Hampton Falls, in that part of Kingston, which, since 1738, has constituted the town of East Kingston. It is a tradition in the family that he did not marry until 38 to 40 years of age, which the date of the birth of his children would seem to confirm.
    • 3. 2. James, Jr.,(22) b. Sept. 1, 1671 ; m. March 1. 1695, Maria Marston, dau. of William Marston, Jr., and Rebecca Page, (dau. of Robert and Lucy Page, One of the first settlers of Hampton). She was b. May 16, 1672. They were both admitted to the church, Oct. 10, 1697. Maria d. He m. June 17, 1746, for a second wife, widow Abigail Sanborn ; she was dau. of Edward Gove, one of the first settlers of Hampton. She m. 1st, Deacon Philemon Dalton, in 1690. After his death, she m. 2d, Deacon Benjamin Sanborn, in 1724, being his third wife; after his death, she m. James Prescott, as above. James, Jr., was a farmer, and resided near his father upon the opposite (west) side of the road leading from the Hampton Falls Academy to Exeter. ; He was styled Sergeant, as, by the Hampton record, Sergeant James Prescott was chosen one of the constables in 1707 ; also, Sergeant James Prescott was at Port Royal, six months, from March to Sept., 1701. He was also deacon of the church.
    • 4. 3. Rebecca,(30) b. April 15, 1673 ; m. Dec. 3, 1691, Nathaniel Sanborn, son of Lieut. John Sanborn and Mary Tucke (one of the first settlers of Hampton), and b. Jan. 27, 1666. They were admitted to the church, Nov. 14, 1697. She d. Aug. 19, 1704, leaving five children. He m. for a second wife, Sarah Nason, and had six children; he d. Nov. 9, 1723.
    • 5. 4. Jonathan.(35) b. Aug 6, 1675; m. Elizabeth __. He settled in that part of Hampton, which, since 1737, has constituted the town of Kensington. He was admitted to the Qhurch, March 5, 1749, in his 74th year. Elizabeth, his wife, was admitted, Aug. 29, 1708; he d. at Kensington, Jan. 6, 1755, in his 80th year. He was one of the petitioners for the new town of Kensington, in 1736. In 1696 he labored seven days at Fort William and Mary, and
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    • in 1710 was one of a scouting party under Capt. John Gilman. (See Rep. Adj't. Gen. New Hampshire, 1866, p. 34.)
    • 6. 5. Mary,(41) b. June 11, 1677; m. Jabez Coleman, Nov. 2, 1699. He was the son of Tobias and Ann Coleman of Rowley, Mass., and b. in Rowley, May 27, 1668. Tobias was the son of Thomas Coleman, the emigrant, who purchased one twentieth part of the island of Nantucket, of the first ten proprietors, in 1659. Jabez settled, first, in Hampton, but became one of the first settlers of Kingston, where he and his son Joseph were killed by the Indians, while at work in the field, on the 4th of Sept., 1724, one ball passing through his neck and another through the hip. Number of children not known. (See N. E. Hist, and Gen. Register, vol xi., p. 347, and vol. xii., p. 129; also, N. H. Gazetteer, Article Kingston). She m. 2d, Thomas Crosby, Nov. 9, 1730, and for a third husband, she m. a Mr. Bean ; , she died in 1740, a. 63.
    • 7. 6. Abigail, b. Nov. 19, 1679, and was a twin sister to Patience. She m. Richard Bounds, Nov. 2, 1699, on the same day with her sister Mary and Jabez Coleman. He was a tailor and settled in Portsmouth, N. H., where he was living in 1714.
    • 8. 7. Patience, b. Nov. 19, 1679, d. young. She and Abigail (above) were gemini or twins.
    • 9. 8. John,(42) b. Nov. 19, 1681; m. Abigail Marston, Aug. 8, 1701, dau. of James Marston and Dinah Sanborn of Hampton (probably a dau. of Lieut. John). She was b. March 17, 1679 ; admitted to the church, Feb. 22, 1702, and d. in Kensington, Dec. 30, 1760, a. 81 yrs. 9 mos. He was admitted to the church, June 6, 1721, and both were transferred from the church at Hampton Falls to that at Kensington in 1737, and back again to Hampton Falls, March 7, 1742. He was in His Majesty's service in 1707 ; also, in Capt. Davis' scouting party, in 1712. He d. in 1761, a. 80. Among other articles named in his will, which was proved in 1761, are the following: a sword, a gun, a pair of pistols and holsters, powder-horn, &c.
    • 10. 9. Nathaniel, b. Nov. 19, 1683; m. Ann Marston, sister to Abigail, who m. John Prescott, (9) Dec. 30, 1703. She was b. Feb. 16, 1681, and d. in Kensington, Dec. 10, 1761, a. 80. They were admitted to the church at Hampton Falls, July 19, 1713, and transferred to that of Kensington in 1737. He d. Feb. 26, 1771 a. 87 years 3 mos. ; his will was proved, Sept. 4, 1771. No issue. He was in His Majesty's service in 1707.
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