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Abigail Young (Howland)

Birthplace: Duxbury, Plymouth Colony
Death: Died in Eastham, Barnstable County, Province of Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Henry Howland, Jr. of Duxbury and Mary "Sarah" Howland
Wife of John Young, Jr.
Mother of John Young, III; Joseph Young; Joseph Young; Nathaniel Young; Mary Smith and 9 others
Sister of Zoeth Howland; Mary Cudworth; Nathaniel Holland; Sarah Dennis; Samuel Howland of Freetown and 7 others
Half sister of Hannah Howland

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About Abigail Young

Daughter of Henry and niece of John Howland of the "Mayflower.".

Abigail Howland married John Young on Dec 16, 1648 in Plymouth Colony.

John was born in England in 1624 (according to Pratt Records History of Aslen by sidney Perley). He was recorded as resident in 1637.

In a will dated 1688 he left all his real and personal property to his wife and kids - most the family probably died at the old Duxbury homestead.



  • Page 2684 of the book - "Genealogical and personal memoirs relating to the families of the state of Massachusetts" By William Richard Cutter, William Frederick Adams Published by Lewis Historical Pub. Co., 1910 Item notes: v. 4Original from Harvard University
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Abigail Young's Timeline

Duxbury, Plymouth Colony
December 13, 1648
Age 19
Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
November 9, 1649
Age 20
Plymouth, (Present Plymouth County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts)
November 12, 1651
Age 22
Eastham, Massachusetts, New England Colonies
December 19, 1654
Age 25
Eastham, Cape Cod, Plymouth Colony
April 1656
Age 27
Eastham, Cape Cod, Plymouth Colony
April 28, 1658
Age 29
Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts
October 16, 1660
Age 31
Eastham, Cape Cod, Plymouth Colony
April 17, 1662
Age 33
Eastham, Cape Cod, Plymouth Colony
Age 35
Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts, New England Colonies