Person:Abigail Doane (12)

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m. ABT 1620
  1. Lydia Doane1626 - bef 1678
  2. Abigail Doane1632 - 1734/5
  3. John DoaneAbt 1635 - 1707/08
  4. Daniel Doaneabt 1636 - 1712
  5. Ephraim Doane1638 - bef 1699
Facts and Events
Name Abigail Doane
Gender Female
Birth[2] 13 Jan 1632 Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
Death[1] 23 Jan 1734/5 Norwich, New London, Connecticut, United States

Source:History of Norwich, Connecticut : from its possession by the Indians to the year 1866, p. 217

His [Samuel Lothrop] second wife, whom he married at Plymouth in 1690, was Abigail,daughter of John Doane. [footnote:This was her first marriage; she was about 60 years of age.] She survived him, and lived to the great age of 103 years. On her hundredth birth-day a large audience assembled at her house, and a sermon was preached by the pastor of the church. At this time she retained in a great degree the intelligence and vivacity of her earlier years.

Below is a crude representation of her gravestone, view a more accurate one at [1].

HERE LYES INTERRD Ye REMA[IN]S
OF MRS ABIGAIL LOTRHOP Ye
RELICT OF MR SAMUEL LO-
THROP OF NORWICH. BORN
AT PLYMOUTH ANO' 1631 &
LIVED IN NORWICH 43
YEARS AND DYED JANUARY
23'D ANO'D 1734'5
IN Ye 104'TH YEAR
OF HER AGE.

References
  1. Caulkins, Frances Manwaring. History of Norwich, Connecticut: from its possession by the Indians to the year 1866. (New London?: The friends of the author, 1874), 218.

    Gravestone in Norwich, CT: 23 Jan 1734/5 in 104th year [age:103, birth calculates to 1631].

  2. Source:Anderson, Robert Charles. The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England, 1634-1635 says "Ferris [referring to Source:Ferris, Mary Felton. Dawes - Gates Ancestral Lines] gives a birthdate of 13 January 1631/2 which is not found in the records, and may be an inaccurate calculation based on the tombstone." [This is the latest day she could have been born and be 103 at her death, if you assume it was then converted to Gregorian calendar.]