Abraham Harrington

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Abraham Harrington

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Birthplace: Weston, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Death: February 14, 1811 (59)
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States
Place of Burial: Weston, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Harrington and Sarah Harrington
Husband of Anna Harrington
Father of Sally Train; Enoch Harrington; Elbridge Harrington and Luther Harrington
Brother of John Harrington; William Harrington; Caleb Harrington; Submit Harrington; Sarah Harrington and 2 others

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About Abraham Harrington

Abraham, born in Weston in 1750; His grave is in the Harrington lot, Weston Cemetery; He fought in the Battle of Lexington and Concord. Abraham responded with Col. Thomas Gardner's regiment and marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 for which he received three days of service. Abraham Harrington was shown to have the rank of Corporal while serving with Captain Abijah Childs company serving under Lieutenant William Bond while camped at Prospect Hill from April 29 1775 through September 9 1775 as part of Gardner's/Bond's Massachusetts Regiment . As shown in the Massachusetts muster and pay rolls Vol. 46 page 164. Further service show serving under Captain Abijah Childs in Col. Bonds Regiment December 20 1775. Gardner's/Bond's Massachusetts Regiment Commanded by Col. William Bond Authorized Apr 1775 The regiment was organized in spring 1775 Adopted June 1775 into the Continental Army. Lexington on the morning on April 19, 1775 Abraham marched on alert and engaged the British while they retreated after the engagement at the Old North bridge. His Cousin Jonathan Harrington’s home faced the Lexington Common in the center of town only a couple of miles from his home. Jonathan after being shot he managed to crawl to his doorstep before dying. Another cousin, Caleb Harrington also died that morning he was the first one killed. In fact, of the eighty militiamen on the Common on April 19, nine of them had the name Harrington.

Children:

Abel Harrington,

Anna Fiske (born Harrington),

Sally Train (born Harrington),

Luther Harrington,

Enoch Harrington,

Elizabeth Train (born Harrington),

Abraham Harrington,

Isaac Harrington,

Elbridge Harrington

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Abraham Harrington's Timeline

1751
August 24, 1751
Weston, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
1780
December 20, 1780
Age 29
1783
February 19, 1783
Age 31
Weston, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
1787
October 14, 1787
Age 36
Weston, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
1799
1799
Age 47
Weston, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
1811
February 14, 1811
Age 59
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States
February 1811
Age 59
Weston, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States