Abigail Smith (Skiffe) (1665 - 1718) MP

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Birthplace: Sandwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States
Death: Died in Chatham, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States
Managed by: Ivy Jo Smith
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Immediate Family

About Abigail Smith (Skiffe)

NOTE: she married brothers 1st Shubal Smith - and then 2nd Thomas Smith sons of Rev. John Smith and Susanna Hinckley - children and spouses as listed below:

1. Abigail Skiffe was born 2 May 1666 in Sandwich, , Massachusetts. She died 7/9 Jun 1718 in Chilmark, , Massachusetts.

Abigail married (1) Shubael Smith, son of John Smith Rev. and Susanna Hinckley, on 3 Dec 1684 in Sandwich, , Massachussets. Shubael was born 13 Mar 1653 in Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts and was christened 16 Mar 1653 in Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts. He died 5 Apr 1734 in Chilmark, Dukes, Massachusetts.

They had the following children:

2 F i. Lydia Smith was born 4 Oct 1685 in Sandwich, , Massachusetts. Lydia married James Skiffe, son of Nathan Skiffe. James was born 1685 in <Massachusetts>.

3 F ii. Dorcas Smith was born 7 Jan 1686/1687 in Sandwich, , Massachusetts. Dorcas married Benjamin Burgess, son of Jacob Burgess, on 15 May 1712. Benjamin was born 1686 in <Massachusetts>.

4 F iii. Remember Smith was born 9 Feb 1688/1689 in Sandwich, , Massachusetts. Remember married Samuel Jennings, son of John Jennings, on 20 Jan 1713. Samuel was born 1688 in <Massachusetts>.

5 F iv. Abigail Smith was born 5 May 1691/1702 in Sandwich, Massachusetts. Abigail married Barnabas Gibbs on 1709. Barnabas was born 1687 in <Sandwich, Massachusetts>.

6 M v. Shubael Smith was born 19 Feb 1702/1703 in Sandwich, , Massachusetts. Shubael married Martha Mayhew, daughter of Paine Mayhew and Mary Rankin, on 23 Jan 1723. Martha was born 20 Feb 1705/1706 in Chilmark, Dukes, Massachusetts.

Abigail also married (2) Thomas Smith, son of John Smith Rev. and Susanna Hinckley, before 1688. Thomas was born 6 Feb 1664 in Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts. He died 9 Dec 1700 in Sandwich, , Massachusetts and was buried 10 Dec 1700.

They had the following children:

7 M vi. Samuel Smith was born 19 Jan 1688 in Sandwich, Massachusetts. He died after 5 Feb 1742/1743. Samuel married Bethiah Chipman, daughter of John Chipman and Mary Skiff, on 6 Oct 1717. Bethiah was born 11 Dec 1699 in Sandwich, , Massachusetts.

8 M vii. John Smith was born 7 Feb 1689/1690 in Sandwich, Massachusetts. He died after 5 Feb 1742/1743.

9 M viii. Thomas Smith was born 25 Dec 1691 in Sandwich, Massachusetts.

10 M ix. Isaac Smith was born 11 Feb 1693/1694 in Sandwich, Massachusetts.

11 F x. Rebecca Smith was born 7 Mar 1697 in Sandwich, Massachusetts. She died 7 Aug 1746. Rebecca married Benjamin Fessenden on 18 Oct 1724. Benjamin was born 30 Jan 1701 in <Sandwich, Massachusetts>. He died 7 Aug 1746.

12 F xi. Abigail Smith was born 17 Jan 1695/1696 in Sandwich, Massachusetts. She died 20 Apr 1715 in Sandwich, , Massachusetts.

13 M xii. Shubael Smith was born 30 Oct 1699 in Sandwich, Massachusetts. Shubael married Mary Chipman on 6 Sep 1725. Mary was born 1703 in <Sandwich, Massachusetts>.

Abigail also married (3) Melatiah Bourne.

another -

possibly Skiffe or Prince; Her death date same as daughters? - - - Desc. of James Skiff of London England and Sandwich, Mass...(1895) Fredrick L. Pierson

1. Martha (Mrs. James E.) Mc Court, American Descendants of Rev. John Smith who married Susanna Hinckely, 13 Jun. 1643, The, Pg. 7, Martha (Mrs. James E.) Mc Court, 9505 S. E. 13th St., Vancouver, Wa. 98669-3632.

"Melatiah wrote a will  mentioning her [SIC his] Smith children and grandchildren. M.F. Desc. 19:35 Melatiah Bourne's 2nd wife Abigail () Smith widow of Thomas Smith of Sandwich, Ma.; 19:37 

Will of Melatiah Bourne, mentions children of 2nd wife Abigail widow of Thomas Smith as follows: by her [SIC his] m (1) Thomas Smith - Son, Samuel Smith; son John Smith; dau. Rebecca Smith, and grandchildren: Mary and Isaac children of her [SIC his] deceased son Shubael Smith; grandson, Dr. Thomas Smith etc.; 19:38 To children of my wife's son Shobel, deceased viz Mary and Isaac L 7, 10 when they arrive at 21."

Additions and Corrections to The American Descendants of Rev. John Smith,  married Susanna Hinckley, 13 Jun 1643, Pg. 1
"Russell A. Lovell Jr. writes: There were 3 Abigail Smiths whose records were then not completely understood. The first the wife of Thomas Smith; the second their daughter who died 1715 at 19;  the 3rd the wife of Shubal."

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She married Thomas' brotherShubal as his 3rd wife.

daughter of Stephen Skiffe and Lydia Snow

possibly Skiffe or Prince; Her death date same as daughters? - - - Desc. of James Skiff of London England and Sandwich, Mass...(1895) Fredrick L. Pierson

RECORD:

1. Martha (Mrs. James E.) Mc Court, American Descendants of Rev. John Smith who married Susanna Hinckely, 13 Jun. 1643, The, Pg. 7, Martha (Mrs. James E.) Mc Court, 9505 S. E. 13th St., Vancouver, Wa. 98669-3632. "Melatiah wrote a will mentioning her [SIC his] Smith children and grandchildren. M.F. Desc. 19:35 Melatiah Bourne's 2nd wife Abigail () Smith widow of Thomas Smith of Sandwich, Ma.; 19:37 Will of Melatiah Bourne, mentions children of 2nd wife Abigail widow of Thomas Smith as follows: by her [SIC his] m (1) Thomas Smith - Son, Samuel Smith; son John Smith; dau. Rebecca Smith, and grandchildren: Mary and Isaac children of her [SIC his] deceased son Shubael Smith; grandson, Dr. Thomas Smith etc.; 19:38 To children of my wife's son Shobel, deceased viz Mary and Isaac L 7, 10 when they arrive at 21."

2. Martha (James E.) McCourt, Additions and Corrections to The American Descendants of Rev. John Smith, married Susanna Hinckley, 13 Jun 1643, Pg. 1. "Russell A. Lovell Jr. writes: There were 3 Abigail Smiths whose records were then not completely understood. The first the wife of Thomas Smith; the second their daughter who died 1715 at 19; the 3rd the wife of Shubal."

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Abigail Skiffe (Smith)'s Timeline

1665
May 2, 1665
Sandwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States
1685
October 14, 1685
Age 20
Sandwich, Barnstable County, Plymouth Colony
1687
January 1, 1687
Age 21
Sandwich, Barnstable County, Dominion of New England (Present Massachusetts), (Present USA)
January 7, 1687
Age 21
Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA
1687
Age 21
Barnstable, Barnstable County, Dominion of New England (Present Massachusetts), (Present USA)
1688
February 9, 1688
Age 22
Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA
1688
Age 22
Barnstable, MA, USA
1690
February 7, 1690
Age 24
of Sandwich, , Massachusetts
1691
April 5, 1691
Age 25
Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA
December 25, 1691
Age 26
of Sandwich, , Massachusetts