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John Abbe

Birthdate: (78)
Birthplace: Wenham, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony, (Present USA)
Death: January 16, 1770 (78)
Windham, Windham County, Province of Connecticut, (Present USA)
Immediate Family:

Son of John Abbe, Jr. and Hannah Jennings
Husband of Mary Abbe (Bingham); Mary Abbe (Palmer); Abigail Abbe (Cary) and Sarah Abbe
Father of Hannah Webb; Mary Wales; Elizabeth Ward (Abbe); Richard Abbe; Eunice Jennings (Abbe) and 1 other
Brother of Obadiah Abbe, Sr; Abigail Sabin (Abbe); Richard Abbe, Esq.; Mary Pease; Mercy Flint and 2 others
Half brother of Sarah Welch; John Abbe, I; Thomas Abbe; Joseph Abbey and John Abbe, II

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About John Abbe


JOHN3 ABBE, son of John2 and Hannah ( ) Abbe, born in Wenham Mass., April 20, 1691; baptized there 1691: died in Windham, Conn., January 16, 1770. Records pertaining to John Abbe of Windham are necessarily somewhat indefinite as there were several of the name living there at the same period. This was perhaps the John Abbe who was a proprietor in the drawing of a twenty-acre lot in 1707. He is probably the John Abbe of Norwich to whom, April 1, 1714, heirs of John Abbe make deed; Lydia Abbe, Thomas and Hannah Welch, Hannah Abbe, Richard Abbe, Daniel Sabin, and James Pease. (Windham Deeds, Liber F, page 183, etc.) In 1752 he bought property in Union, the homestead of Nathaniel Gould, also land of Nathaniel Walker and Joshua Webb. His name occurs in Union land transfers several times between 1754, when he made over property to his son Richard, and 1764. His will, dated June 6, 1767, was probated February 2, 1770. It mentions his wife, Sarah; to son John, whose wife is Lois, land in Windham; grandson, John, son of above John; to son, Richard, land on Beaver Hill in Windham; daughter, Hannah, who married Joshua Webb; to daughters Mary, Elizabeth, Eunice and Tabitha, lands in Windham; to his friend Reverend Mr. Stephen White of Windham, silver-headed cane. The inventory amounted to 1067, 12s, 6d, with land valued at 949, 15s. (Windham Probate Records, Vol. 8, page 41.)


John Abbe married

  • (1) in Windham, November 7, 1717, MARY BINGHAM, born December 17, 1697, at Stratford, Conn.; died July 23, 1722. She was the daughter of Deacon Abel and Elizabeth (Odell) Bingham of Windham.
  • (2) March 12, 1723, in Windham, MARY PALMER, born December 17, 1691, at Rehoboth, Mass.; died May 30, 1750, in Windham; buried there. She was the daughter of Samuel and Elizabeth (Kingsley) Palmer.
  • (3) April 23, 1751, MRS. ABIGAIL (CARY) RIPLEY, died October16, 1766; buried in Windham. She was daughter of Deacon Eleazer and Lydia ( ) Cary, and widow of Jeremiah Ripley, jr.
  • (4) April 8, 1767, MRS. SARAH DODGE, died April 11, 1776. She was perhaps the widow of Isaac Dodge.

Child by first wife

  • 20 John Abbe, b. July 4, 1722; m. (1) Lois Monson; (2) - Smith.

Chilren by second wife (baptized in Windham)

  • 30 Hannah Abbe, b. Sept. 17, 1724; m. Joshua Webb.
  • 31 Mary Abbe, b. Sept. 10, 1726; m. Elisha Wales.
  • 32 Elizabeth Abbe, b. Sept. 16. 1728; m. Jesse Ward.
  • 33 Richard Abbe, b. July 1, 1730; m. Mary Huntington.
  • Eunice Abbe, b. August 20, 1732; m., probably as his second wife, Jonathan Jennings. No children are recorded in Windhnm.
  • 34 Tabitha Abbe, b. Sept. 16, 1736; m. Charles Ripley.


John was the third son named John, appears to be the only one to survive.

Wife # 1 Mary Bingham

Wife #2 Mary Palmer

Wife #3 Abigail (Gary) Ripley

Wife #4 Sarah Dodge

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John Abbe's Timeline

April 20, 1691
Wenham, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony, (Present USA)
September 17, 1724
Age 33
Windham, Hartford County (Present Windham County), Connecticut Colony
September 10, 1726
Age 35
Windham, Windham County, Connecticut Colony
September 16, 1728
Age 37
July 1, 1730
Age 39
Windham, Windham County, Province of Connecticut, (Present USA)
August 20, 1732
Age 41
Windham, Windham County, Province of Connecticut, (Present USA)
September 16, 1736
Age 45
Windham, Windham County, Province of Connecticut, (Present USA)