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Abiel Ames (Lathrop)

Also Known As: "Abihail", "Alger Bosworth"
Birthplace: West Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Province of Massachusetts
Death: September 01, 1803 (73)
Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Samuel Lothrop, Jr. and Abiel Lothrop (Lassell)
Wife of Israel Alger, Ill; Jonathan Bosworth and Joseph Ames
Mother of Sarah Alger; Jonathan Bosworth; Sarah Bosworth; Molly Bosworth; Chloe Bosworth and 2 others
Sister of Samuel Lothrop, III; Isaac Lathrop; Sarah Edson and Daniel Lathrop

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About Abiel Ames


The will of Israel Alger, husbandman of Bridgewater, dated 12 March 1755, presented 2 June 1755, names wife Abiel as executrix, she to have stock and moveables. No children mentioned.

Abiel Bosworth, widow of Bridgewater, administratrix gave bond on estate of Jonathan Bosworth of Bridgewater dec. on 1 June 1767 with Daniel and Isaac Lathrop of Bridgewater as sureties.

Abiel Ames, adminstratrix on the estate of Jonathan Bosworth late of Bridgewater, gave account 9 Oct. 1769.

The will of Joseph Ames of Bridgewater, yeoman, dated 1 Dec. 1788, proved 7 June 1790, names wife Abiel to have "furniture she brought to me at the time or our interinarri- age." The will names daughter Olive Alger; dau. Phebe Howard; children of son Ebenezer Ames dec. namely Ambrose, Charles, Silence, Walter, William and Ebenezer; sons Elijah Ames and Nathaniel Ames; son Zephaniah Ames dec.; dau. Susanna Copeland; son Joseph Ames; daus. Bethia Fobes, Sarah Williams and Olive Alger; sons Fisk and James Ames.

The will of Abial Ames of Bridgewater, dated 10 Nov. 1802, proved 3 Oct. 1803, names son Jonathan Bosworth; sons James Ames, Fisk Ames; dau. Olive Alger, wife of Joseph; granddaughter Tiley Alger, daughter of Joseph to have my gold beads; daughter Sally Lothrop, wife of Barnabas; daughter Chloe Tolman, wife of Daniel; son Fisk Ames executor

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Abiel Ames's Timeline

December 7, 1729
West Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Province of Massachusetts
Rockland, Knox County, Maine, United States