John Abernethy

Male 1738 - 1781  (42 years)


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  • Name John Abernethy 
    Born 02 Jul 1738  Wallingford, New Haven County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Ethnicity Scottish-American 
    Died 1781  Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1191199054  Abernethy, William and Sarah Doolittle (Tims Direct Line)
    Last Modified 23 May 2015 

    Father Caleb Abernethy, Sr,   b. 11 Feb 1710, Wallingford, New Haven County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1759, Farmington, Hartford County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Mother Lois Gaylord,   b. Apr 1711, Durham, Middlesex County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Jul 1790, Harwinton, Litchfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Married 26 Sep 1733  Wallingford, New Haven County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1079355681  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Lucy (3rd Cousin to Phoebe Washburn) Washburn,   b. 8 Oct 1742, Middletown, Middlesex County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1778, Durham, Middlesex County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years) 
    Married 17 Jun 1762  Woodbury, Litchfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    Married:
    • Connecticut, Town Marriage Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection)
      Name: John Abernethy
      Marriage Date: 17 Jun 1762
      Marriage Place: Woodbury, Connecticut, USA
      Spouse: Lucy Washborn
    Children 
     1. Unknown Abernethy,   b. Unknown
     2. Malinda Abernethy,   b. 13 Mar 1763, Woodbury, Litchfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Olive Abernethy,   b. 04 Jul 1764, Woodbury, Litchfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. James Phelemon Abernethy,   b. 06 Aug 1765, Woodbury, Litchfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1813, Addison County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
     5. Amelia Abernethy,   b. 23 Dec 1766, Woodbury, Litchfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Caleb Abernethy,   b. 08 May 1768, Woodbury, Litchfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Serena Abernethy,   b. 29 Nov 1769, Woodbury, Litchfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 23 May 2015 
    Family ID F1079372624  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Lydia Butler Minor,   b. 1734, Woodbury, Litchfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1805, Litchfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 23 Oct 1778  Woodbury, Litchfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    Married:
    • Connecticut Town Birth Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection).
    Children 
     1. Thomas Abernethy,   b. 01 Mar 1775, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Dec 1837, Rush, Monroe County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     2. Wait Abernethy,   b. 28 Oct 1779, Woodbury, Litchfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1877, Litchfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years)
    Last Modified 5 Aug 2013 
    Family ID F1079355679  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 02 Jul 1738 - Wallingford, New Haven County, Connecticut Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Jun 1762 - Woodbury, Litchfield County, Connecticut Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 Oct 1778 - Woodbury, Litchfield County, Connecticut Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1781 - Connecticut Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Abernethy, Woodbury Vital Records 1674-1850
    Abernethy, Woodbury Vital Records 1674-1850
    From Ancestry

  • Notes 

    • From: A Catalogue of the Names of the Early Puritan Settlers of the Colony of Connecticut
      By: Royal Ralph Hinman




      ABERNETHE, (Ebernethe, Ebernathe, Ebernatha,) WILLIAM, a Scotchman, was early in Connecticut, first at Branford, and from thence to Wallingford. He first married Sarah Feb. 17, 1673, and married Elizabeth for his second wife. His children at Wallingford, were Elizabeth, b. Oct. 15, 1673; William, Jr., b. July 23, 1675; Sarah, b. Oct. 10, 1677 ; Mary, b. March 27, 1679? 80; Samuel, b. Jan. 10, 1683, d. March 14, 1723 ; Daniel, b. Sept. 30, 1686,d. Oct. 31, 1723; Susannah, b. July 18, 1689; Damaris, daughter of William and Sarah, b. Aug. 31, l7._.

      ABERNETHE, SAMUEL,-son of William, Sen., married Elizabeth Peck, Aug. 10, 1710; issue, Abraham, b. March 1, 1712; probably others.

      ABERNETHE, WILLIAM, Jr., and wife Mary, had children, Sarah, b. Dec. 15, 1705; Caleb, b. Feb. 11, 1710; Ann, b. June '7, 1706; John, b. Feb. 27, 1708; Susannah, b. April 28, 1712; Joseph, b. June 20, 1714; Hannah, b. Aug. 30, 17?; John, b. ? Jemima, daughter of William and Mary, b. Aug. 29, 1702; perhaps others.

      ABERNATHE, ENOS, of Wallingford, married Beulah, and had issue: Samuel, b. May 5, 1738; Naomi, b. Oct. 6, 1739; Benjamin, b. Aug. 13. 1741 ; 2d Samuel, d. April 11, 1742, and Benjamin, d. Jan. 3,1741?2; Naomi, d. June 2, 1742; 2d Naomi, d. Jan. 4, 1743; 2d Samuel, b. Aug. 23, 1744; Beulah, b. March 28, 1746; Abigail, b. Nov. 27, 1748.

      SUSANNAH, daughter of ?-?, m. Samuel Yale, March 11, 1736. SARAH ABERNETHE, m. Thomas Doolittle, (by Capt. Yale,) May 27, 1730. ELIZABETH EBENETHE, was m. by Capt. Hall, to Wm. Hough, Dec. 14, 1726. SUSANNA ABERNETHA, m. George Merriman, Jan. 8, 1713. JEMlMA,daughter of ?'illiam, Jr., and Mary, in. John Curtis, June 17,1723. ELIZABETH ABERNATHA, m. John Ward, May 11,1736. MARTHA ABERNATHA, m. Job Brockett, Feb. 27, 1750?1, by Rev. Philemon Robbins. ABIGAIL ABERNATHA, m. Robert Collins, May 4, 1736. ANNA d. Nov. 23,1726. JOHN, son of William and hiary Abernatha, ? was struck dead, by thunder,? 810. May 12, 1727. WILLIAM EBERNATHA, d. Feb. 17, 1728. .JESSE ABERNETHE, d. Dec. 2, 1741. JARED, son of Caleb, m. Lois Thompson, daughter of Dea. Gideon, of Goshen, May 26, 1766, and had a son Cyrus, b. there, June 11, 1767. \VAITE ABERNETHE and DAMARIS ABE RNETHE witnessed the will of Mathew Bel]amy, of Wallirégrford, in 1744.

      ABERNATHA, CALEB, son of William and Mary, m. Lois Gaylord, of Wallingford, (by Capt. Yale,) Sept. 26, 1733. Issue, William, b. July 1, 1734; Mary, b. Nov. 18, 1736, d. Nov. 29, 1736; John, b. July 2, 1738; 2d Mary, b. Dec. 9, 1739; Jared, b. Oct. 81, 1741.

      About 1743, the above Caleb and Lois removed to Farmington, (in that part of the town now Bristol,) where the following children are recorded, viz: Giles, b. Dec. 3, 1744; Waite, b. Dec. 16, 1745; Caleb, Jr., b. April 8, 1748, d. 1751 ; Lois, b. April 10, 1750, m. William ?~?; Ann, b. March 15, 1754; Mary, b. , m. Daniel Bacon, Oct. 24, 1765; Caleb, d. 1759. His son John was executor of his will. The foregoing are the ancestors of those of the name, at Harwinton, Torringford, Washington, Woodbury, Bridgeport, and other towns in Connecticut. As imperfect as the foregoing list is, it may aid them in perfecting a full roll of their ancestors. Four of the name had graduated at Yale College, before 1851.

      ABERNETH has one coat of arms. ABERNETHY has three coats of arms.

      This name is often found upon the records, spelled Ebernathe, Ebernatha, and Ebernetha, kc.


    • American Genealogical-Biographical Index (AGBI)
      Name: John Abernethy
      Birth Date: 1738
      Birthplace: Connecticut
      Volume: 01
      Page Number: 234
      Reference: Gen. Column of the " Boston Transcript". 1906-1941.( The greatest single source of material for gen. Data for the N.E. area and for the period 1600-1800. Completely indexed in the Index.): Jun 15, 1921, 8895


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