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Priscilla Wisewall (Pabodie)

Birthdate: (70)
Birthplace: Duxbury, Plymouth Colony
Death: June 3, 1724 (70)
Kingstown, Kings County, Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
Place of Burial: Duxbury Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Hon. William Pabodie; Honorable William Pabodie and Elisabeth Pabodie
Wife of Michael Sprague; Isaac Averill and Rev. Ichabod Wiswall
Mother of Elizabeth Wadsworth; Mercy Bartlett (Wiswall); Hannah Robinson; Peleg Wiswall; Perez Wiswall and 2 others
Sister of John Pabodie; Mercy Simmons; Martha Forbes; Sarah Coe; Ruth Bartlett and 9 others
Half sister of Lydia Paybody

Managed by: Karen Elizabeth Engstrom
Last Updated:

About Priscilla Wisewall

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ID: I5791

  • Name: Priscilla Pabodie
  • Surname: Pabodie
  • Given Name: Priscilla
  • Sex: F
  • _UID: E8CAF4F5205AD5118CAB0010B557DAD5FD27
  • Change Date: 17 Apr 2005 at 04:29:33
  • Father: William Peabody
  • Mother: Elizabeth Alden

Marriage 1 Ichabod Wiswall

  • Children
    • 1. Mercy Wiswall

From her Find A Grave page:

Priscilla Pabodie, wife of Rev. Ichabod Wiswall of Duxbury, was transferred to the current manager of this memorial as a consequence of work regarding Priscilla's dau. Hannah (Wiswall) Robinson. Priscilla was initially indexed by the originator as having three husbands.

Based on printed vital records of both Duxbury and Kingston, Mass., coupled with "Elizabeth (Alden) Pabodie and Descendants," pub. in 1897, Priscilla Pabodie, dau. of William Pabodie & Elizabeth Alden, b. of record at Duxbury on Jan. 15, 1653/4, had only one husband, Rev. Ichabod Wiswall.

Per the published but deficient Duxbury, Mass. VRs, Priscilla Pabodie m. under her maiden name, Rev. Ichabod Wiswall. Two dates are give for their marriage in that record: Nov. 2, 1673 and Dec. 2, 1682. "Elizabeth (Alden) Pabodie" states they m. at Duxbury on Dec. 24, 1677. What ever date is correct, or none of the above, their first child of record at Duxbury, "Mary, dau. of Ichabod & Priscilla," was b. Oct. 4, 1680.

Rev. Ichabod Wiswall d. testate & of record at Duxbury on July 23, 1700, Æ 63. The Duxbury record of his death is:

  • Ichabod Wiswall, Rev., d. July 23, 1700, in 63d y. C.R.1., G.R.1. [Old Cemetery (now Myles Standish Burying Ground), Chestnut Street, South Duxbury.]

According to "Elizabeth (Alden) Pabodie," the widow Priscilla Wiswall relocated to Kingston, Mass., probably to live with her dau. Priscilla, who m. Gershom Bradford of Plymouth, Mass. in 1716.

In the Kingston, Mass. vital records is the following:

  • Priscilla Wiswall, w. of Rev. Ichabod of Duxbury, d. June 3, 1724 [a. 71, G.R.1.; Old Burying Ground back of the First Church.]

The following information is essentially an error and should not be followed as a basis of Priscilla Pabodie's genealogy. In The Alden Kindred of America's on-line database is the following (abbreviated) outline of Priscilla Pabodie: []

  • Priscilla Pabodie (Elizabeth Alden, John) born Jan. 15, 1653/4, d. June 3, 1724 at Kingston, MA. She was buried in Kingston, MA.
    • Priscilla married (1) Michael Sprague. Michael was born about 1649.
    • Priscilla married (2) Isaac Averill on Dec. 22, 1671. Isaac was born about 1650.
    • Priscilla married (3) Ichabod Wiswall about Dec 1677 at Duxbury, MA. Ichabod died on July 23, 1700. He was buried in South Duxbury, MA.

[n.b. "Thank you for letting me know that our database has the error regarding Priscilla Pabodie. The correct information appears in "Mayflower Families Through Five Generations" vol. 16, pt. 1, pp 66-68...Our database began life as a download from undocumented on-line sources and we have been working to vet the material, but this one slipped by. I will correct the master database. The online version will not be corrected until we do the next overhaul, which I am hoping will be this Spring." Alicia Crane Williams, Genealogist, Alden Kindred of America]

Name: Priscilla Peabody Sex: F Birth: 15 JAN 1654 in Duxbury Massachusetts Death: 3 JUN 1724 in Kingston, Washington, RI Burial: JUN 1724 Duxbury Massachusetts Note:

   Mercy Wiswall b: 4 OCT 1670 in Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts
   Mary Wiswall b: 4 OCT 1680 in Duxbury, Plymouth, Mass
   Mercy Wiswell b: 4 OCT 1680 in Duxbury, Plymouth, MA
   Hannah Wiswall b: 22 FEB 1682 in Duxbury, Plymouth, Mass
   Peleg Wiswall b: 5 FEB 1684 in Duxbury, Plymouth, Mass
   Perez Wiswall b: 22 NOV 1686 in Duxbury, Plymouth, Mass
   Priscilla Wiswall b: 25 JUL 1690 in Duxbury, Plym., Ma
   Deborah Wiswall b: 1695 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Mass

Father: William Pabodie b: 1620 in of St. Albans, Hertford, England Mother: Elizabeth Alden b: 1625 in Plymouth Massachusetts

Marriage 1 Ichabod Wiswall b: 3 JUN 1637 in Dorchester Massachusetts

   Married: 24 DEC 1697 in Duxbury Plymouth Co. Massachusetts


   Has Children Mercy Wiswall b: 4 OCT 1670 in Duxbury Massachusetts
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Priscilla Wisewall's Timeline

January 15, 1654
Duxbury, Plymouth Colony
November 6, 1670
Age 16
Duxbury, Plymouth Colony
October 4, 1680
Age 26
Duxbury, Plymouth Colony
February 11, 1681
Age 27
Duxbury, Plymouth Colony
Age 28
Duxbury, Plymouth Colony
November 22, 1686
Age 32
Duxbury, Plymouth Co., MA.
December 21, 1691
Age 37
Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts
November 22, 1693
Age 39
probably Duxbury, Plymouth Co., MA