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Abigail Seward (Bushnell)

Birthplace: Old Saybrook Colony
Death: June 30, 1750 (90)
Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut Colony
Place of Burial: Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Lieutenant William Bushnell and Rebecca Bushnell
Wife of Deacon Thomas Hall and Captain John Seward
Mother of Abigail Seward; John Seward; William Seward; Daniel Seward; Deborah Bishop and 3 others
Sister of Joshua Bushnell; Samuel Bushnell; Rebecca Hand; William Bushnell; Francis Bushnell, [Twin] and 5 others

Managed by: Lori Lynn Wilke
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About Abigail Seward

35. x. Abigail, b. Feb. 1659/60, d. 30 June 1750

m. 25 June 1679, Capt. John Seward brother of Dr. Joseph Seward [husband of her sister Judith] above.

Her tombstone is at the west side of the 1st. ch. in Guilford.

Children, 9:

35. i. Abigail Seward, b. 25 Nov. 1680,

35. ii. John Seward, b. 31 Aug. 1682,

35. iii. Dea. William Seward, b. 25 Mar. 1683/4, d. 51 May 1764, m. 19 Sept. 1710, Damaris Punderson, dau. of Dea. John and Damaris (Atwater) Punderson; Children, 4: i. Rev. William Seward; ii. Mary Seward; iii. Damaris Seward; iv. David Seward, b. 23 June 1714, m. Elizabeth (110), dau. of Joshua (54) and Elizabeth (Hanley) Bushnell.

35. iv. Hezekiah Seward,

35. v. Abigail Seward, b. 11 Dec. 1687,

35. vi. Daniel Seward, b. 8 Apr. 1689,

35. vii. Deborah Seward, b. 5 Oct. 1694, m. 1st, David Bishop; Children, 1: Chloe Bishop who m. Hanley (113), son of Joshua (54) and Elizabeth (Hanley) Bushnell,

35. viii. Jedediah Seward, b. 25 Oct. 1696,

35. ix. Temperance Seward, b. 1698, m. Nathaniel (61), son of Samuel (27) and Patience (Rudd) Bushnell.

-- From the Bushnell Family Genealogy compiled by George Eleazer Bushnell, revised and maintained by Irving E. Bushnell Jr. at

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Abigail Seward's Timeline

February 1660
Old Saybrook Colony
March 25, 1680
Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
August 31, 1682
Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
March 25, 1684
Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
September 11, 1687
Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
April 8, 1692
Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
October 5, 1694
Guilford, New Haven, CT
October 25, 1696
Connecticut, United States
Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States