Abigail Collins

Female 1644 - 1674  (29 years)


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  • Born 20 Sep 1644  Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    • Her birth date is given as 20 (7) 1644.
    Married Abt 1663  [1, 4, 5
    (1) John Willett, the son of Captain Thomas Willett. He died on Friday 2 February 1663 in Cambridge, Massachusetts soon after his marriage. 
    Married 12 May 1665  Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    (2) Capt. Lawrence Hammond, the son of Jane Hammond. On 25 (5) 1661, he was admitted as an inhabitant of Charlestown. He was admitted to the Charlestown Church on 29 June 1662. On 30 September 1662 Lawrence, married (1) Audrey Eaton, in Charlestown, Massachusetts. In 1666, he was a member of the Artillery Company. After Abigail's death, on 8 February 1674/75 Lawrence, married (3) Margaret ______, in Charlestown, Massachusetts. Their wedding date was recorded as 8 (12) 1674/75. From 1677 to 1694, he maintained a journal, now with the Massachusetts Historical Society. After the death of Margaret, on 14 January 1684/85 Lawrence, married (4) Ann ______, in Charlestown, Massachusetts. Their marriage date was recorded as 14 (11) 1684/85. He was elected on 19 October 1686 in Charlestown, Massachusetts, as the Town Clerk. He died on Saturday 25 July 1699 in Charlestown, Massachusetts.

    Issue:
    1. Francis Hammond (1663-1667)
    2. Martha Hammond (1666-1666)
    3. Abigail Hammond (1667-____)
    4. John Hammond (1669-1669)
    5. Jane Hammond (1670-1681)
    6. Elizabeth Hammond (1672-____)
    7. Lawrence Hammond (1685-1689)
    8. Francis Hammond (1689-1689) 
    Religion 13 Oct 1667  Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Abigail Collins was admitted to the Charlestown Church. 
    Died 1 Feb 1673/74  Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Siblings 7 siblings 
    Person ID I20503 
    Last Modified 7 Jul 2019 

    Father Edward Collins,   b. Abt 1603, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1689, Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 86 years) 
    Mother Martha,   d. 22 Mar 1699/1700 
    Family ID F205  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Sep 1644 - Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - (2) Capt. Lawrence Hammond, the son of Jane Hammond. On 25 (5) 1661, he was admitted as an inhabitant of Charlestown. He was admitted to the Charlestown Church on 29 June 1662. On 30 September 1662 Lawrence, married (1) Audrey Eaton, in Charlestown, Massachusetts. In 1666, he was a member of the Artillery Company. After Abigail's death, on 8 February 1674/75 Lawrence, married (3) Margaret ______, in Charlestown, Massachusetts. Their wedding date was recorded as 8 (12) 1674/75. From 1677 to 1694, he maintained a journal, now with the Massachusetts Historical Society. After the death of Margaret, on 14 January 1684/85 Lawrence, married (4) Ann ______, in Charlestown, Massachusetts. Their marriage date was recorded as 14 (11) 1684/85. He was elected on 19 October 1686 in Charlestown, Massachusetts, as the Town Clerk. He died on Saturday 25 July 1699 in Charlestown, Massachusetts. Issue: 1. Francis Hammond (1663-1667) 2. Martha Hammond (1666-1666) 3. Abigail Hammond (1667-____) 4. John Hammond (1669-1669) 5. Jane Hammond (1670-1681) 6. Elizabeth Hammond (1672-____) 7. Lawrence Hammond (1685-1689) 8. Francis Hammond (1689-1689) - 12 May 1665 - Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Abigail Collins was admitted to the Charlestown Church. - 13 Oct 1667 - Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Feb 1673/74 - Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S88] Paige, Lucius R. History of Cambridge, Massachusetts 1630-1877 with a Genealogical Register , (Boston: H. O. Houghton and Company, 1877).

    2. [S1179] Trask, William B. "Early Records of Boston", (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume VIII, 1854).

    3. [S1102] Baldwin, Thomas W. The Vital Records of Cambridge, Massachusetts to the Year 1850 - Vol 1 Births , (Boston: Wright and Potter, 1914).

    4. [S86] Gozzaldi, Mary Isabella. History of Cambridge, Massachusetts 1630-1877 with a Genealogical Register - Supplement and Index Reprint of 1930 edition, (Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, 1986).

    5. [S84] Wyman, Thomas Bellows. The Genealogies and Estates of Charlestown, Massachusetts 1629-1818 , (Boston: David Clapp & Son, 1879).



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