Abigail Anna Dunham

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Abigail Anna Dunham (Barlow)

Nicknames: "Billiou", "bilyeu/ belyeu /bilyeau/Abigail Barlow /(Balliou)/", "Abiga /Baillion/", "Abigail (Wood) /Bailliou/", "Abigail Billiou/Barlow/Balliou"
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Birthplace: Leiden, Leiden, South Holland, The Netherlands
Death: Died in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Thomas Billiou and Aimée Bilyeu
Wife of Deacon John Dunham
Mother of Rev. Thomas Dunham; Samuel Dunham, of Plymouth; Abigail Atwood; Hannah Rickard; Persis Shaw and 5 others
Sister of Jean Bilyeau-Billiou and Pierre Billiou

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About Abigail Anna Dunham (Barlow)

Some have suggested that variants of Abigail's last name is of French descent ('bouleau' which means 'birch tree' which might explain why her name sometimes is given as 'Abigail Wood'.

Sources

  • Compendium of American Genealogy, vol. 7, p 847.
  • The book, 'History of Martha's Vineyard'.
  • The book, 'England & Holland of the Pilgrims', by Dexter.
  • Info from Joanne Yeager Gwinn (Dunham descendant).
  • The book, 'Notes on the Dunham Family of Plymouth, Mass.', by Mrs. John E. Barclay.
  • 'The American Genealogist 30:143
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Abigail Anna Dunham's Timeline

1600
October 22, 1600
Leiden, Leiden, South Holland, The Netherlands
1619
1619
Age 18
Leydon, Zuid, South Holland, Netherlands
1622
October 22, 1622
Age 22
Leiden,Zuid Holland,Netherlands

This couple was rumored to have been related & were betrothed Oct. 7, 1622. Abigail's father (Thomas) & her sister (Anna) were witnesses to this marriage.

1624
1624
Age 23
Scrooby, North Hingham, Lancashire, England
1626
1626
Age 25
Leiden, Zuid-Holland, Nederland
1630
1630
Age 29
Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
1631
1631
Age 30
Plymouth, Plymouth, MA, USA
1635
1635
Age 34
Leiden, South Holland, Netherlands
1636
November 18, 1636
Age 36
Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
1637
November 18, 1637
Age 37
Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States