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Abigail Elwell (Vinson)

Birthdate: (60)
Birthplace: Gloucester, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
Death: Died in Gloucester, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of William Vinson and Rachel Vinson
Wife of Jacob Elwell
Mother of Benjamin Elwell; Rachel Scott; Abigail Elwell; Sarah Roberts; Jacob Elwell and 5 others
Sister of Thomas Vinson
Half sister of Sarah Parsons; Hannah Ellery; Elizabeth Gardner; John Vinson; Richard Vinson and 6 others

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About Abigail Elwell

https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Vinson-22 (Last modified 5 Oct 2016)

'Abigail Vinson (1666 - bef. 1743)

 

Abigail Vinson

Born 28 May 1666 in Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts

ANCESTORS

Daughter of William Vinson and Rachel (Varney) Vinson

Sister of Sarah (Vinson) Parsons [half], Hannah Vinson [half], Elizabeth Vinson [half],

John Cooke [half], Rachel (Langton) Rowe [half], William Vinson [half],

Mary (Langton) Day [half] and Thomas Vinson

Wife of Jacob Elwell — married 5 Jul 1686 in Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA

DESCENDANTS

Mother of Benjamin Elwell, Rachel (Elwell) Scott, Abigail Elwell, Sarah (Elwell) Roberts,

Jacob Elwell, Hannah Elwell, Vinson Elwell, Lydia Elwell, William Elwell Sr. and Mary Elwell

Died before Nov 1743 in Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts

Profile manager: Gayel Knott [send private message]

Vinson-22 created 16 Nov 2010 | Last modified 5 Oct 2016

Biography

Abigail Vinson, the daughter of William Vinson and Rachel (Varney) (Cooke) (Langton) Vinson, was born 28 May 1668, in Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts.[1]

On 5 July 1686 Abigail married Jacob Elwell in Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts.[2]

On 24 July 1714 in Gloucester, Abigail Elwell, widow of Jacob Elwell and only surviving child of William Vinson, along with her children Rachel Elwell (wife of Peter Lurvey), Abigail Elwell Junr, Sarah and Hannah Elwell, sold property in Gloucester that she had inherited from her father.[3]

Abigail died sometime before November 1743, when her children "Rachel Day alias Lurvey alias Elwell, widow of John Day, late of Gloucester, Ebenezer and Sarah Roberts of Falmouth, co. York, John and Hannah Brown of Falmouth, Joseph and Mary Brown of Gloucester and Joseph and Abigail Foster of Kingston, N.H. conveyed to William Elwell of Falmouth all claims to the estate of William Vincent or Vinson, potter, their grandfather, the estate of Jacob Elwell, their father, or the estate of Abigail Elwell, their mother, widow of Jacob Elwell and daughter of William Vincent".[4]

Sources

↑ Births, in Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. Vital Records of Gloucester, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849. (Salem, Massachusetts.: Essex Institute, 1917), p. 739. ↑ Marriages, in Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. Vital Records of Gloucester, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849. (Salem, Massachusetts.: Essex Institute, 1917), p. 58 ↑ Essex County (Massachusetts). Register of Deeds. Deeds, 1639-1866; index to deeds, 1640-1879 (Essex County, Massachusetts). (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1971), Vol 66, p. 232; FHL #866043 ↑ Davis, Walter Goodwin, Compiler, and Gary Boyd Roberts, Introduction. Massachusetts and Maine Families in the Ancestry of Walter Goodwin Davis (1885-1966): A Reprinting, in Alphabetical Order by Surname, of the Sixteen Multi-Ancestor Compendia (plus Thomas Haley of Winter Harbor and His Descendants). (Baltimore, Maryland, United States: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1996), Vol. 2, pp. 510-11



notes

In his Will written on March 19, 1685 (New Style), William Vinson had the following heirs:

  • Wife Rachel
  • Son John, gone and apparently unheard of, possibly dead
  • Daughter Abigail, apparently unmarried
  • Daughter Sarah Parsons, living
  • The children of daughters Gardner and Ellary, both deceased
  • "Daughter in Law" Mary Day
  • John Cooke, son of "Son in Law" John Cooke
  • http://www.werelate.org/wiki/Person:Abigail_Vinson_%284%29
    • Essex County (Massachusetts). Register of Deeds. Deeds, 1639-1866; index to deeds, 1640-1879 (Essex County, Massachusetts). (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1971), Vol 66, p. 232; FHL #866043, Primary quality.
      • "Abigail Elwell, only surviving child of William Vinson and widow of Jacob Elwell; Children Rachel Elwell (wife of Peter Lurvey), Abigail Elwell Junr, Sarah and Hannah Elwell" See Estate for abstract
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Abigail Elwell's Timeline

1668
May 28, 1668
Gloucester, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
1686
July 6, 1686
Age 18
Gloucester, Essex, MA
1687
February 21, 1687
Age 18
Gloucester, Essex County, Massachusetts
1690
January 30, 1690
Age 21
Gloucester, Essex, MA
1691
February 8, 1691
Age 22
Gloucester, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
1695
March 26, 1695
Age 26
Gloucester, Essex, MA
1697
May 6, 1697
Age 28
Gloucester,MA
1700
July 15, 1700
Age 32
Gloucester, Essex, MA
1702
December 10, 1702
Age 34
Gloucester, Essex, MA