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Abigail Pierson (Clarke)

Birthdate: (42)
Birthplace: Milford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Death: March 15, 1696 (42)
Place of Burial: INDIAN RIVER, CT
Immediate Family:

Daughter of George Clark, "Jr. - farmer" and Sarah Clark
Wife of Rev. Abraham Pierson
Mother of Susanna Bishop; Abraham Pierson, IV; Unnamed daughter Pierson; Mary Lyon; Hannah Lyon and 5 others
Sister of Hannah (Clark) Platt; Sarah Sill Marvin (Clark); Rebecca Browne; ? Clark; John Clark and 5 others

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About Abigail Pierson

One record shows eleven children, of which Hannah, was the seventh. She was to marry Isaac Lyon.

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  • 'The story of the memorial in honor of the founders of the town of Milford : erected by their descendants and the citizens of Milford : dedicated August 28th, 1889, the town's 250th anniversary (1889)
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    • No. 18. GEORGE CLARK.
    • Obit 1690.
    • SARAH his Wife.
  • This George was brother to John Clark, of Saybrook, who removed thence to Milford and was made deacon of the first church, and married here the widow of Deacon John Fletcher. His brother Daniel was one of the patentees under the famous charter from Charles II. His only son, John, probably died without issue soon after his father. His daughter, Ruth, married Thomas Fitch, of Norwalk, and her grandson was
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  • Governor Thomas Fitch, of Connecticut. 'Abigail, his daughter, married Abraham Pierson, first rector of Yale College'. Sarah married first, Reynold Marvin, the celebrated Indian fighler, and after his death married Captain Joseph Sill, and from the latter union Lieutenant Governor George Griswold Sill descends.
    • Mrs. Evelyn McCurdy Salisbury (wife of Professor Edward E.), a descendant of Reynold Marvin, gives this stone.
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  • 'Pierson genealogical records, collected and comp. by Lizzie B. Pierson (1878)
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  • ' 2 Abraham2 Pierson (Rev. and rector) was b. 1641 at Lynn, Mass, and d. May 5, 1707 at Old Killingworth (now Clinton) Conn. He was with his fath. at So'ton, removed to Branford ; while there mar. Abigail Clark (dau. of Geo. Clark of Milford) : grad. at Harvard coll. 1668, and removed with his fath. to the new settlement of Newark. At that time the people of Woodbridge (a neighboring settlement in N. J.) sought ......
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  • 'Abigail Clark
  • 'F, b. 29 January 1653/54, d. 15 March 1696
  • Father George Clark b. c 1615, d. Aug 1690
  • Mother Sarah Northrup b. c 1619, d. 19 Jul 1689
  • ' Abigail Clark was born on 29 January 1653/54 at Milford, New Haven, CT. She married (Rev.) Abraham Pierson, son of Abraham Pierson and Abigail Wheelwright, circa 1673 at Branford, New Haven, CT. Abigail Clark died on 15 March 1696 at age 42.
  • 'Family (Rev.) Abraham Pierson b. 1641, d. 5 May 1707
  • From: http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p49.htm#i1460
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Abigail Pierson's Timeline

January 29, 1654
Milford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
March 24, 1658
Age 4
Roxbury, , Mass
Age 20
Killingworth, Middlesex County, Connecticut
Age 22
Newark,Essex,New Jersey,USA
Age 25
Newark, Essex, NJ, United States
Age 27
Guilford Center, New Haven County, Connecticut Colony, (Present USA)
Age 27
Guilford Center, CT, United States
Age 30
Newark, Essex, New Jersey, United States
Age 31
Newark, Essex, NJ