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Abigail Powers (Newland)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: MA, USA
Death: Died in Lansing, NY, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Joseph Newland
Wife of Benajah Strong and Rev. Lemuel Powers
Mother of Cyrus Powers; David Powers; Mary Powers; Royal Newland Powers; Abigail Fillmore (Powers), First Lady and 1 other

Occupation: Teacher
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About Abigail Powers

Mother:

Abigail Newland Powers Strong, born 22 February 1758, Massachusetts; her father Joseph Newland was a prominent Baptist minister. Her brother Royal Newland was a wealthy businessman in Stillwater, New York. A former Continental Army wagoner during the Battles of Saratoga, he bought most of the property where the battle took place and there built and ran the mill of the town. True to family tradition, he was an Elder of Stillwater's First Baptist Church, where a window was dedicated to the Newlands; Abigail Newland married Lemuel Powers, 16 April 1777, Northbridge, Worchester County, Massachusetts but was widowed on 18 May 1800; married secondly, Benjah Strong, 1818, Cayuga County, New York; died, 23 February 1838, Lansing, Tompkins County, New York.

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Abigail Powers's Timeline

1758
February 2, 1758
MA, USA
1772
April 16, 1772
Age 14
1779
1779
Age 20
1786
1786
Age 27
1789
1789
Age 30
1793
1793
Age 34
1798
March 13, 1798
Age 40
Stillwater, Saratoga, New York, United States
1798
Age 39
Blue Ridge Mountains, Virginia, United States
1838
February 23, 1838
Age 80
Lansing, NY, USA
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Cayuga, NY, USA