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Abigail Young (Howland)

Birthplace: Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts
Death: Died in Eastham, Barnstable County, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Henry Howland, Jr. of Duxbury and Mary "Sarah" Howland
Wife of John Young, Jr.
Mother of John Young, III; Joseph Young; Joseph Young; Nathaniel Young; Mary Smith and 9 others
Sister of Zoeth Howland; John Howland; Sarah Dennis; Samuel Howland, of Freetown and Elizabeth Allen
Half sister of Henry Holland

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About Abigail Young

Daughter of Henry and niece of John Howland of the "Mayflower.".

Abigail Howland married John Young on Dec 16, 1648 in Plymouth Colony.

John was born in England in 1624 (according to Pratt Records History of Aslen by sidney Perley). He was recorded as resident in 1637.

In a will dated 1688 he left all his real and personal property to his wife and kids - most the family probably died at the old Duxbury homestead.



  • Page 2684 of the book - "Genealogical and personal memoirs relating to the families of the state of Massachusetts" By William Richard Cutter, William Frederick Adams Published by Lewis Historical Pub. Co., 1910 Item notes: v. 4Original from Harvard University
  • Updated from MyHeritage Family Trees via father Henry Howland by SmartCopy: Nov 13 2015, 23:54:40 UTC
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Abigail Young's Timeline

Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts
November 9, 1649
Age 20
Plymouth, (Present Plymouth County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts)
November 12, 1651
Age 22
Eastham, Massachusetts, New England Colonies
December 19, 1654
Age 25
Eastham, Cape Cod, Plymouth Colony
April 1656
Age 27
Eastham, Cape Cod, Plymouth Colony
April 28, 1658
Age 29
Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts
October 16, 1660
Age 31
Eastham, Cape Cod, Plymouth Colony
April 17, 1662
Age 33
Eastham, Cape Cod, Plymouth Colony
Age 35
Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts, New England Colonies