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Abigail Kirby (Newland)

Also Known As: "Howland", "Abigail Kirby"
Birthplace: Newport, Newport Colony, (Present Rhode Island), (Present USA)
Death: Died in Duxbury, Plymouth County, Province of Massachusetts, (Present USA)
Immediate Family:

Wife of Zoeth Howland; Zoeth Howland and Richard Kirby, Jr.
Mother of Henry Howland, (twin); Nathaniel Howland; Benjamin Howland; Daniel Howland; Lydia Howland and 4 others

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About Abigail Kirby

Zoeth Howland, son of Henry, was born in Duxbury, and settled in Dartmouth as early as 1662. He took the oath of fidelity in Duxbury in 1657, and probably about this time with his father became a convert to Quakerism, and meetings were held at his house, for which he was fined. He was killed by the Indians at Pocasset 2Ist of 1st month, 1676. Tiverton and Little Compton were known as Pocasset, and the present stone bridge was Howland's ferry, which was later kept by Daniel, son of Zoeth. Abigail Howland, widow of Zoeth, married (second) in 1678 Richard Kirby. All of the sons of Zoeth except Samuel were active members of the Apponegansett Meeting. His children were: Nathaniel, Benjamin, Daniel, Lydia, Mary, Sarah, Henry, Abigail, Nicholas and Samuel

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Abigail Kirby's Timeline

Newport, Newport Colony, (Present Rhode Island), (Present USA)
October 1, 1656
Age 21
Duxbury, (Present Plymouth County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts), (Present USA)
October 10, 1656
Age 21
August 5, 1657
Age 22
Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
March 8, 1659
Age 24
Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
May 1661
Age 26
Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
November 23, 1663
Age 28
Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts
December 23, 1665
Age 30
Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States
February 1668
Age 33
Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts
July 13, 1670
Age 35
Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusett