Doctor William Gaylord Abernethy

Male 1734 - 1802  (68 years)


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  • Name Doctor William Gaylord Abernethy 
    Title Doctor 
    Born 1 Jul 1734  Wallingford, New Haven County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 26 Nov 1802  Harwinton, Litchfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Old (Center) Cemetery Harwinton, Litchfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1191199066  Abernethy, William and Sarah Doolittle (Tims Direct Line)
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2013 

    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 Honor Catlin,   b. 22 Apr 1745, Harwinton, Litchfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1811, Harwinton, Litchfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 20 Jun 1762  Harwinton, Litchfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    Married:
    • Connecticut Town Marriage Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection)
      about William Abernethy
      Name: William Abernethy
      [William Aberneth]
      Residence Location: Harwinton
      Marriage Date: 20 Jun 1762
      Marriage Location: Harwinton
      Spouse: Honnora Catling
      Spouse Residence Location: Harwinton

      Connecticut Town Marriage Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection)
      about Dr. William Abernethy
      Name: Dr. William Abernethy
      [Dr. William Aberneth]
      Marriage Date: 20 Jun 1762
      Marriage Location: Harwinton
      Spouse: Honnour Catlin

    Children 
     1. Honour Abernethy,   b. 28 Aug 1763, Harwinton, Litchfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1836, Harwinton, Litchfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     2. Lorin Abernethy,   b. 25 Sep 1768, Harwinton, Litchfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1844, Litchfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    +3. William Conant Abernethy,   b. 25 May 1770, Harwinton, Litchfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1856, Augusta, Hancock County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     4. Lucretia Abernethy,   b. 08 Jun 1772, Harwinton, Litchfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1858, Litchfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    +5. Roswell C Abernethy,   b. 07 Jun 1774, Harwinton, Litchfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1851, Litchfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     6. Rossiter Abernethy,   b. 07 Jun 1774, Harwinton, Litchfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Jul 1774, Harwinton, Litchfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     7. Andrew Abernethy,   b. 23 Apr 1776, Harwinton, Litchfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Jun 1782, Harwinton, Litchfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 6 years)
     8. Hulda Abernethy,   b. 21 Feb 1778, Harwinton, Litchfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1857, Milford, Oakland County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     9. Russell Catlin Abernethy,   b. 09 Feb 1780, Harwinton, Litchfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1861, Torrington, Litchfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     10. Andrew Abernethy,   b. 28 Jun 1782, Harwinton, Litchfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1867, Harwinton, Litchfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     11. Sabra Abernethy,   b. 03 Jun 1785, Harwinton, Litchfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1875, Chisago County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     12. Harris Abernethy,   b. 12 Jun 1787, Harwinton, Litchfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1788, Harwinton, Litchfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 23 Feb 2008 
    Family ID F1079372623  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Jul 1734 - Wallingford, New Haven County, Connecticut Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Jun 1762 - Harwinton, Litchfield County, Connecticut Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Nov 1802 - Harwinton, Litchfield County, Connecticut Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Old (Center) Cemetery Harwinton, Litchfield County, Connecticut Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    William Abernethy, Honnor Catlin, Andrew Abernethy, Harris (Horace) Abernethy, Rossiter Abernethy and George Abernethy, William's grandson
    William Abernethy, Honnor Catlin, Andrew Abernethy, Harris (Horace) Abernethy, Rossiter Abernethy and George Abernethy, William's grandson
    From Ancestry

  • Notes 
    • 1790 United States Federal Census about William Abenatha
      Name: William Abenatha
      [William Abernathy]
      Home in 1790 (City, County, State): Harwinton, Litchfield, Connecticut
      Free White Persons - Males - Under 16: 2
      Free White Persons - Males - 16 and over: 2
      Free White Persons - Females: 5
      Number of Household Members: 9
    • Connecticut Town Death Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection)
      about Dr. William Abernethy
      Name: Dr. William Abernethy
      [Dr. William Aberneth]
      Death Date: 26 Nov 1802
      Death Location: Harwinton


    • Connecticut, Hale Cemetery Inscriptions, 1675-1934 about Dr William Abernethy
      Name: Dr William Abernethy
      Birth Date: abt 1734
      Death Date: 26 Nov 1802
      Age at Death: 68
      Cemetery: Old Cemetery
      Burial Place: Harwinton, Connecticut

    • Connecticut, Deaths and Burials Index, 1650-1934 about William Abernethy
      Name: William Abernethy
      Birth Date: abt 1734
      Age at Death: 68
      Death Date: 26 Nov 1802
      Death Place: Harwinton, Connecticut
      Gender: Male
      FHL Film Number: 3340

    • Connecticut Town Death Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection) about Dr. William Abernethy
      Name: Dr. William Abernethy
      [Dr. William Aberneth]
      Death Date: 26 Nov 1802
      Death Location: Harwinton

    • American Genealogical-Biographical Index (AGBI) about William Abernethy
      Name: William Abernethy
      Birth Date: 1734
      Birthplace: Connecticut
      Volume: 01
      Page Number: 236
      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



    • 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.


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      Erected to the memory of Doctr William Abernethy
      who died Novr 26th 1802 A g e d 68 years
      How lov'd how valued once avails the not
      Erected to the memory of Mrs Honor Abernethy
      Relic of Doct William Abernethy who died Sept 14
      1811 Aged 66 years


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