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Abigail Updike (Newton)

Birthplace: Wickford, Washington , Rhode Island
Death: Died in North Kingtown, Washington , Rhode Island
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Thomas Newton and Joan Newton
Wife of Lodowick Updike, Capt.
Mother of Esther Fosdick; Abigail Cooper; Daniel Updike, Esq.; Richard Updike; Catherine Updike and 2 others
Sister of Thomas Newton and Capt. James Newton

Occupation: Gentlewoman
Managed by: Elizabeth Amthor
Last Updated:

About Abigail Updike

Children include

  1. Attorney General Daniel - 1757. Married Sarah Arnold, Austiss (sic) Jenkins
  2. Richard - Bef 1734. Married Hannah Eldred
  3. Alice. Married Matthew Cooper
  4. Sarah. Married Giles Goddard.

When he died childless in 1692, Richard Smith bequeathed 'Cocumscussoc' to his nephew Captain Lodowick Updike and Lodowick's wife Abigail Newton Updike. Lodowick and Abigail were first cousins and grandchildren of the elder Richard Smith. (2)


  1. Abstracts of North Kingstown Wills, in Rhode Island Genealogical Register. (Princeton, Massachusetts: A. G. Beaman), 12:102. Abigail Updike of North Kingstown, gentlewoman. Will date 10 [burn]y 1742, proved 1745, recorded 10 July 1745, pps. 93-95. Mentions in one item 5 daughters: Hester, Catherine, Alic[e], [burn] and Martha; Daughter Abig[ail Cooper] wife of Mathew Cooper. Son-in-law Thomas Hosdike. Son-in-law Giles Goderd. [Son?] Daniel Updike. Witnesses: [burn]


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Abigail Updike's Timeline

Wickford, Washington , Rhode Island
Age 42
Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony
Age 44
North Kingstown, Rhode Island
Age 50
Wickford, Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
July 10, 1745
Age 95
North Kingtown, Washington , Rhode Island