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Abigail Strong (Ford)

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Birthplace: Bridport, Dorset, England, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States
Place of Burial: Bridge Street Cemetery, Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Thomas Ford and Elizabeth Ford
Wife of John Strong, the Elder
Mother of Jedediah Strong, Sr.; Ebenezer Strong, Sr; Abigail Chauncey; Elizabeth Parsons; Experience Fyler and 9 others
Sister of Joanna Clapp; Hepzibah Marsh; Hannah Ackley; Thomas Ford, Jr. and Hannah Ford
Half sister of Mary Cook; Ann Leonard; Elizabeth Lawrence and Major Aaron Cook, Jr.

Occupation: Sailed "Mary and John" Plymouth to Nantasket, Mass 3/20-5/30/1630
Managed by: Kurt Gregory Robson
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About Abigail Strong

Birth: Oct. 8, 1619 Bridport Dorset, England Death: Jul. 6, 1688 Northampton Hampshire County Massachusetts, USA

Gone but not forgotten.

Wife of John Strong Jr, and the daughter of Thomas Ford and Elizabeth Charde Ford.

Children: Thomas Strong, Jedediah Strong, Josiah Strong, Return Strong(whose first wife was Sarah Warham Strong), Ebenezer Strong, Abigail Strong Chauncy Pomeroy, Elizabeth Strong Parsons, Experience Strong Fyler, Samuel Strong, Joseph Strong, Mary Strong Clark(wife of John Clark), Sarah Strong Barnard Wells, Hannah Strong Clark, Hester Strong Bissell, Thankful Strong Baldwin(second wife of Jonathan Baldwin), and Jerijah Strong.


Family links:

Parents:
 Thomas Ford (1587 - 1676)
 Elizabeth Charde Cooke Ford (1587 - 1643)

Spouse:
 John Strong (1610 - 1699)*

Children:
 Thomas Strong (1637 - 1689)*
 Jedediah Strong (1637 - 1733)*
 Return Strong (1641 - ____)*
 Ebenezer Strong (1643 - ____)*
 Abigail Strong Chauncey Pomeroy (1645 - ____)*
 Elizabeth Strong Parsons (1647 - 1736)*
 Experience Strong Filer (1650 - ____)*
 Samuel Strong (1652 - 1732)*
 Joseph Strong (1652 - ____)*
 Mary Strong Clark (1654 - 1738)*
 Sarah Strong Barnard Wells (1656 - 1733)*
 Hannah Strong Clark (1659 - 1694)*
 Hester Strong Bissell (1661 - 1726)*
 Thankful Strong Baldwin (1663 - 1726)*
 Jerijah Strong (1665 - ____)*
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Note: Monument photograph courtesy of The Moo.

 

Burial: Bridge Street Cemetery Northampton Hampshire County Massachusetts, USA


Created by: lyn m. mosher Record added: Jun 15, 2005 Find A Grave Memorial# 11179437

Abigail came to America from England aboard the Mary and John with her family in 1630.

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Elder John Strong's second wife. Fourteen children with her in all with only records of Thomas and Jedediah.

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Children of John and Abigail Strong

See Notable Cousins for line to: Capt. Nathan HALE, Harriet Goodhue HOSMER, Donald Lines JACOBUS, Levi Parsons MORTON, Franklin Delano ROOSEVELT, Hon. Jessie ROOT, Jedediah Strong SMITH, Diana Frances SPENCER, Clarence Almon TORREY, Elizabeth Virginia 'Bess' (WALLACE) TRUMAN and Lucy Ware 'Lemonade Lucy' (WEBB) HAYES

Thomas - b. about 1637, Hingham, MA; d. Oct. 3, 1689. Mary HEWITT (d. Feb. 20, 1670), daughter of Rev. Ephraim HEWITT (or HUIT); and second Oct. 10, 1671, Northampton, MA Rachel HOLTON (b. about 1650), daughter of William and Mary. Rachel married second May 16, 1698 Nathan BRADLEY. Children of Thomas and Mary: Thomas married Mary STEBBINS; Maria married Samuel JUDD; John; Hewet; and Ashel married Mary HART. Children of Thomas and Rachel: Joseph married Sarah ALLEN (ancestors of Lady Diana SPENCER, Capt. Nathan HALE, and Hon. Jessie ROOT); Benjamin did not marry; Adino married Eunice; Waitstill married first Sarah JONES, and second Mindwell BARTLETT; Rachel married Miles DUDLEY; Selah married Abigail TERRY; Benajah married first Mehitale BURR, and second Sarah SHERMAN; Ephraim married Mary BUCKINGHAM; Elnathan married Patience JENNER; and Ruth married William DUDLEY.

Jedediah - b. May 7, 1637, MA; d. May 22, 1733. Married first Nov. 18, 1662 Freedom WOODWARD (d. May 17, 1681), daughter of Henry and Elizabeth. Jedediah married second Dec. 19, 1681 Abigail STEBBINS (b. Sep. 6, 1660; d. Jul. 15, 1689), daughter of John STEBBINS and Abigail BARTLETT. Jedediah married third Mary HART (d. 1710), daughter of Stephen HART and widow of John LEE. Children of Jedediah and Freedom: Elizabeth married Ebenezer WRIGHT; Abigail married Thomas KING; Jedediah married Abias INGERSOL; Ford died in infancy; a child died in infancy; Hannah married Benjamin CARPENTER; Thankful married Thomas ROOT (grandparents of Hon. Jessie ROOT); John died in infancy; Lydia married David LEE; Mary died in infancy; Experience died in infancy; Preserved married Tabitha LEE (ancestors of Capt. Nathan HALE and Lady Diana SPENCER); and John died young. Child of Jedediah and Abigail: Mary married Ebenezer PIXLEY.

Return - b. 1640/1, Taunton, Bristol Co., MA; d. Apr. 9, 1726, Windsor, Hartford Co., CT.

Ebenezer - b. 1643, Taunton, Bristol Co., MA; d. Jan. 11, 1729. Elder and Sgt. Married first Oct. 14, 1668 Hannah CLAPP (b. 1646), daughter of Nicholas CLAPP and Sarah CLAPP (cousins). Ebenezer married second Abigail, widow of Robert SHARP. Children: Hannah married Ebenezer POMEROY; Ebenezer married first Mary HOLTON (ancestors of Pres. Franklin ROOSEVELT), and second his cousin Elizabeth PARSONS; Nathaniel married first Rebecca STEBBINS, second Mary COOK, and third Penelope (PHILIPS) LEONARD; Sarah died in infancy; Preserved died in infancy; Sarah married first Thomas STEBBINS, and second Mr. WILLISTON; Jonathan married first Mehitable STEBBINS, and second Mary (SHELDON) CLAPP; and perhaps Noah died young.

Abigail - b. 1645, Taunton, Bristol Co., MA; d. Apr. 15, 1704. Married first Nov. 12, 1673, at Windsor, CT, Rev. Nathaniel CHAUNCEY (b. 1639; d. Nov. 4, 1685), son of Rev. Charles CHAUNCEY, President of Harvard, and Catherine EYRE; and second Sep. 8, 1686 Dea. Medad POMEROY (bap. Aug. 19, 1638; d. Dec. 30, 1716), son of Eltweed and Marjorie (ROCKETT) POMEROY. Children (first marriage): Isaac died not marry; Katharine married Rev. Daniel BREWER; Abigail married first Dr. HUDSON, and later Edward BURROUGHS; Charles died in infancy; Rev. Nathaniel married Sarah JUDSON; and Sarah married Rev. Samuel WHITTLESEY. Child (second marriage): Rev. Samuel POMEROY married first Lydia TAYLOR, and second Elizabeth WEBB.

Elizabeth - b. Feb. 24, 1647, Windsor, Hartford Co., CT; d. May 11, 1736, Northampton, Hampshire Co., MA. Married Mar. 17, 1668/9 Joseph PARSONS (b. Nov. 1, 1647; d. Nov. 21, 1729, Northampton, MA), son of Cor. Joseph PARSONS and Mary BLISS. Elizabeth and Joseph were both buried in Bridge Street Cemetery, Northampton, MA. Elizabeth's husband was a fur trader, lawyer, first judge of Hampshire County Court, and a founder of Northampton, MA. Children: Rev. Joseph married Elizabeth THOMPSON; John married first Sarah ATHERTON, and second Hannah CLAPP; Ebenezer married Mercy STEBBINS; Elizabeth married cousin Ebenezer STRONG; Rev. David married Sarah STEBBINS; Josiah married first Sarah SHELDON, and second Elizabeth EDWARDS; Twins died in infancy; Daniel married Abigail COOLEY; Moses married Abigail BALL; Abigail married Ebenezer CLARK; and Noah married Mindwell EDWARDS.

Experience - bap. Aug. 4, 1650, Windsor, Hartford Co., CT. Married Zerubabel FILER.

Samuel - b. Aug. 5, 1652, Windsor, Hartford Co., CT; d. Oct. 28, 1732, Northampton, Hampshire Co., MA. Married first Jun. 19, 1684 Esther CLAPP (b. 1656; d. Jan. 26, 1698), daughter of Edward CLAPP and Susanna COCKERILL; and second Oct. 28, 1698 Ruth SHELDON (b. Aug. 27, 1663), daughter of Isaac SHELDON, and widow of Joseph WRIGHT. Samuel and his son Samuel wer ambushed by Indians Aug. 10, 1711 at Northampton, MA, with the younger Samuel being killed. Samuel was taken to Canada as prisoner of the Indians, but escaped and returned home. Children of Samuel and Esther: Esther married Nathaniel WHITE; Samuel was killed at age 26 by the Indians; Susanna married John LANE; Abigail died in infancy; Abigail married first Samuel CHURCH, and second Ebenezer CHAPIN; Christian; Nehemiah married first Hannah (FRENCH) EDWARDS, and second Mrs. Catharine BARRETT; and Ezra married first Isabel FOWLER, and second Miriam DANKS. Children of Samuel and Ruth: Mary married Nathaniel EDWARDS, Jr.; Joseph died in infancy; Josiah married first Elizabeth FOWLER, and second Hannah SMEDLEY; and Dea. Samuel married Susannah BRACE.

Joseph - b. Aug. 5, 1652, Windsor, Hartford Co., CT. Twin of Samuel. Died in infancy.

Mary - b. Oct. 26, 1654, Windsor, Hartford Co., CT; d. Dec. 8, 1738, Windsor, Hartford Co., CT. Married Mar. 20, 1679, Northampton, MA to Dea. John CLARK (b. 1651; d. Sep. 3, 1704), son of William and Sarah. Children: Dea. John married Elizabeth COOK; Nathaniel married Hannah SHELDON; Ebenezer married Abigail PARSONS (ancestors of Bess TRUMAN); Increase married Mary SHELDON; Mary married Benjamin EDWARDS; Rebecca married Capt. John BAKER; Experience married Daniel NASH; Abigail married Dea. Noah COOK, Jr.; Noah married Eunice DICKINSON;Thankful did not marry; and Josiah married Thankful SHELDON.

Sarah - b. 1655/6, Windsor, Hartford Co., CT; d. Feb. 10, 1733, Deerfield, Franklin Co., MA. Married first Dec. 19, 1675, Hadley, MA Joseph BARNARD (d. Sep. 6, 1695), son of Francis BARNARD and Hannah MERRILL; and second Sep. 23, 1698 Capt. Jonathan WELLS (b. about 1658; d. Jan. 3, 1738/9), son of Thomas and Mary WELLS of Hadley. Joseph had been killed by the Indians. Jonathan, at age 16, fought at the Fight of Turner's Falls, becoming known as the "Boy Hero" of that battle. Children of Sarah and Joseph: Dr. John married Bridget COOK; Sarah married Thomas WELLS III; Joseph died in infancy; Joseph married Abigail GRISWOLD; Thomas died unmarried; Samuel married first Sarah WILLIAMS, second Mrs. Rachel BARNARD, third Elizabeth WILLIAMS, and fourth Mrs. Katharine DEXTER; Hannah married Samuel CHILDS; Rebecca married Jonathan WELLS, Jr.; Abigail married Ebenezer WELLS, Jr.; Thankful married Ebenezer SHELDON; and Ebenezer married first Elizabeth FOSTER, and second Mary (HITCHCOCK) TAYLOR ARMS. Son of Sarah and Jonathan: David WELLS died in infancy.

Hannah - b. May 30, 1657, Windsor, Hartford Co., CT; d. Jan. 31, 1693/4. Married Jul 15, 1680 William CLARK, Jr, son of William and Sarah CLARK, and widower of Mary SMITH. Children: Hannah married first Ebenezer HUNT, and second Thomas BISSELL; Abigail died young; William married Bethia WILLIAMS; Jonathan married Hannah SMALLEY (ancestors of genealogist Clarence TORREY); Thomas married first Sarah STRONG (perhaps), and second Mary HINE; Joseph married Rebecca HUNTINGTON; and Benoni married Hannah ROOT.

Hester - b. Jun. 7, 1661, Northampton, Hampshire Co., MA; d. Mar. 4, 1726/7, Windsor, Hartford Co., CT. Married Oct. 15, 1678, Northampton, MA Thomas BISSELL, Jr. (1656-1738), son of Thomas BISSELL and Abigail MOORE. Children: Esther married first Jonathan DRAKE, and second Dea. Joseph SKINNER; Abigail married Capt. Joseph PHELPS; Thomas married Martha LOOMIS; Ebenezer married second Mary; Eunice married John STOUGHTON, Jr.; and Nathaniel.

Thankful - b. Jul. 25, 1663, Northampton, Hampshire Co., MA. Married at Milford, CT Jonathan BALDWIN (b. 1649), son of Joseph and Hannah BALDWIN of Milford, CT, and widower of Hannah WARD. Children: Abigail married Joseph TIBBALS; Hannah married Josiah FOWLER (ancestors of genealogist Donald Lines JACOBUS); Martha died in infancy; Ebenezer; Noah married Thankful JOHNSON; Phebe did not marry; and Ezra married Ruth.

Jerijah - b. Dec. 12, 1665, Northampton, Hampshire Co., MA; d. May 24, 1754, Northampton, Hampshire Co., MA. Died of 'pleurisy'. Married Jul. 18, 1700 Thankful STEBBINS (b. May 11, 1678; d. May 24, 1744), daughter of John STEBBINS and Abigail BARTLETT. Children: Jerijah died young; Thankful married Jonathan HUNT III; Jerijah married Mary CLARK; Eunice married Dea. Nathaniel BREWER; Ithamar, 1 and 2, both died in infancy; Seth married cousin Lois STRONG; and Belah married Eunice ALVORD.

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Sources:

http://www.holcombegenealogy.com/data/p190.htm#i9484

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ID: I10170

Name: Abigail Ford

Sex: F

Birth: 8 OCT 1619 in Bridport, Dorset, England

Death: 16 JUL 1688 in Northampton, Hampshire, Mass.

Baptism: 8 OCT 1619 Bridport, Dorset, England

Burial: 1699 Bridge St. Cemetery, Northampton, MA.

Note: Abigail was from Bridport, Dorset Co., England.

Father: Thomas Ford

Mother: Elizabeth Chard

Marriage 1 John Strong b: ABT 1609 in Chard, Somerset, England

Married: 1636 in Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts

Children

Ebenezer Strong
Thomas Strong
Jedediah Strong
Josiah Strong
Return Strong
Abigail Strong
Elizabeth Strong
Experience Strong
Samuel Strong
Joseph Strong
Sarah Strong
Hester Strong
Thankful Strong
Jerijah Strong
Mary Strong b: 26 OCT 1654 in Windsor, Hartford, Conn.
Hannah Strong b: 30 MAY 1659 in Windsor, Hartford, Conn.
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-------------------- (f/g) Abigail Ford Strong Birth: Oct. 8, 1619 Bridport Dorset, England Death: Jul. 6, 1688 Northampton Hampshire County Massachusetts, USA

Gone but not forgotten.

Wife of John Strong Jr, and the daughter of Thomas Ford and Elizabeth Charde Ford.

Children: Thomas Strong, Jedediah Strong, Josiah Strong, Return Strong(whose first wife was Sarah Warham Strong), Ebenezer Strong, Abigail Strong Chauncy Pomeroy, Elizabeth Strong Parsons, Experience Strong Fyler, Samuel Strong, Joseph Strong, Mary Strong Clark(wife of John Clark), Sarah Strong Barnard Wells, Hannah Strong Clark, Hester Strong Bissell, Thankful Strong Baldwin(second wife of Jonathan Baldwin), and Jerijah Strong.


Family links:

Parents:
 Thomas Ford (1587 - 1676)
 Elizabeth Charde Cooke Ford (1587 - 1643) 
Spouse:
 John Strong (1610 - 1699)
Children:
 Thomas Strong (1637 - 1689)*
 Jedediah Strong (1637 - 1733)*
 Return Strong (1641 - ____)*
 Ebenezer Strong (1643 - ____)*
 Abigail Strong Chauncey Pomeroy (1645 - ____)*
 Elizabeth Strong Parsons (1647 - 1736)*
 Experience Strong Filer (1650 - ____)*
 Samuel Strong (1652 - 1732)*
 Joseph Strong (1652 - ____)*
 Mary Strong Clark (1654 - 1738)*
 Sarah Strong Barnard Wells (1656 - 1733)*
 Hannah Strong Clark (1659 - 1694)*
 Hester Strong Bissell (1661 - 1726)*
 Thankful Strong Baldwin (1663 - 1726)*
 Jerijah Strong (1665 - ____)

Note: Monument photograph courtesy of The Moo.


Burial: Bridge Street Cemetery Northampton Hampshire County Massachusetts, USA Created by: lyn m. mosher Record added: Jun 15, 2005 Find A Grave Memorial# 11179437 -tcd

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