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Abigail White (Thayer)

Also Known As: "Penniman"
Birthdate: (72)
Birthplace: Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts
Death: February 11, 1758 (72)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Thomas Thayer, Jr. and Abigail Thayer
Wife of James Penniman and Thomas White, Jr.
Mother of William Penniman, Sr.; Hannah Spear; James PENNIMAN and MARY Penniman

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About Abigail White

Abigail Thayer was born[1] Jul 13, 1685, in Braintree, Massachusetts. She was the daughter of Thomas Thayer and Abigail Veazie.

She married

  • first Jul 12, 1705, James Penniman, son[2] of Dea. Joseph Penniman and Waiting Robinson.
  • second Jun 17, 1725, Thomas White, as his third wife. Thomas was the son[3] of Thomas White and Mary Pratt.
  • 186 of Memorial of the Thayer Name: From the Massachusetts Colony of Weymouth and ...By Bezaleel Thayer

"Third child of Thomas and Abigail Thayer, married to James Penniman, of Braintree, Mass., 12 June, 1705. Note.—1752, July 3, James Penniman, perhaps a grandson of the above, a youth, was struck by lightning while sitting in a chair, his position not being altered by the stroke, and not being known to be dead for some time by those around him.—Braintree Church Records."

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Abigail White's Timeline

July 13, 1685
Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts
July 7, 1706
Age 20
August 11, 1708
Age 23
December 1, 1708
Age 23
Age 24
February 11, 1758
Age 72