Person:Abigail Wright (9)

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Abigail Wright
b.Abt 1622 England
  1. Mary Wrightabt 1619 - 1660
  2. Elizabeth Wrightest 1621 -
  3. Abigail WrightAbt 1622 - Bef 1707
  • HRobert Sharpabt 1615 - 1653
  • WAbigail WrightAbt 1622 - Bef 1707
m. Bef 1643
  1. John Sharp1642/43 - 1676
  2. Abigail SharpAbt 1647 - 1712
  3. Mary Sharp1652 - 1689/90
m. Bef 24 Apr 1656
  1. John Clapp1658 - Abt 1671
  2. Abigail Clapp1659/60 - 1736
m. Bef 9 Sep 1696
Facts and Events
Name Abigail Wright
Gender Female
Birth[1] Abt 1622 England
Marriage Bef 1643 to Robert Sharp
Marriage Bef 24 Apr 1656 to Deacon Thomas Clapp
Marriage Bef 9 Sep 1696 to Captain William Holbrook
Death[1] Bef 13 Feb 1707 Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States

Nov. 4, 1701 Abigail Holbrook, aged about 78, who dwelleth at Scituate but now of Roxbury, made oath that she was about 8 years of age when she came first to this country with her father, Richard Wright. [Register of Swansea, Suffolk Co. Court Files, original papers No. 5, 400; WA GRC, 1957, p. 248]

Will of Abigail Holbrook, widow, of Scituate[1], dated 28 Nov 1702, probated 13 Feb 1707, mentions grandchildren Elizabeth Tilden, Elizabeth Crafts, William Sharp, Martha Buckmaster, Nathaniel Tilden, Joseph Tilden. Residue to two daughters Abigail Vorce [ Abigail Sharp m. Edward Voce] and Abigail Tilden [ Abigail Clapp m. Stephen Tilden]. Executor son-in-law Stephen Tilden.

References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Davis, Walter Goodwin. The Ancestry of Joseph Neal: 1769-c.1835 of Litchfield, Maine. (Portland, Maine: Portland, Maine : Southworth-Anthoensen Press, 1945, 1945), 100.

    Richard Wright came to New England in the Winthrop fleet with wife and two daughters, one being Abigail, b. abt. 1622, m. (1) abt 1642 Robert Sharp, m. (2) Thomas Clapp of Scituate, m. (3) Capt. William Holbrook of Scituate.