Sarah Abernethy

Female 1705 - 1745  (39 years)


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  • Name Sarah Abernethy 
    Born 15 Dec 1705  Wallingford, New Haven County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 1745 
    Person ID I1808647903  Abernethy, William and Sarah Doolittle (Tims Direct Line)
    Last Modified 3 Dec 2013 

    Father William Abernethy, Jr,   b. 23 Jul 1675, Wallingford, New Haven County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1728, Wallingford, New Haven County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Mother Mary Peck,   b. 14 Jul 1677, Wallingford, New Haven County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1757, Wallingford, New Haven County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married Abt 1695  Wallingford, New Haven County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Married:

    • U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 about William Abernathy
      Name: William Abernathy
      Gender: Male
      Birth Place: CT
      Birth Year: 1675
      Spouse Name: Mary Peck
      Spouse
      Birth Place: CT
      Spouse Birth Year: 1677
      Marriage State: of CT
      Number Pages: 3

    • U.S., New England Marriages Prior to 1700 about William Abernethy
      Name: William Abernethy
      Gender: Male
      Birth Year: 1675
      Marriage Date: 1700
      Marriage Place: New England, United States
      Spouse's Name: Mary Peck
    Family ID F1079355685  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Thomas Doolittle,   b. 17 May 1705, Wallingford, New Haven County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1736, Wallingford, New Haven County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years) 
    Married 27 May 1730  Wallingford, New Haven County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    Married:

    • U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 about Thomas Doolittle
      Name: Thomas Doolittle
      Gender: Male
      Birth Place: CT
      Birth Year: 1705
      Spouse Name: Sarah Abernathy
      Spouse
      Birth Place: CT
      Spouse Birth Year: 1705
      Marriage
      Year: 1730
      Marriage State: CT
      Number Pages: 3
    Last Modified 3 Dec 2013 
    Family ID F2155346110  Group Sheet

    Family 2 David Dutton,   b. Abt 1701, East Haddam, Middlesex County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1774, Plymouth, Litchfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Married 08 Feb 1739  Wallingford, New Haven County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 23 Feb 2008 
    Family ID F1079372633  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Dec 1705 - Wallingford, New Haven County, Connecticut Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 May 1730 - Wallingford, New Haven County, Connecticut Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 08 Feb 1739 - Wallingford, New Haven County, Connecticut Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • From: The Doolittle Family in America by William Frederick Doolittle MD.; Cleveland 1901.

    • From: West Virginia and its People, Volume 2
      By: Thomas Condit Miller, Hu Maxwell



      The surname Doolittle is one of the most ancient in DOOLITTLE England, having originated in Normandy a thousand years ago. It is perhaps anglicized from de Dolieta; Dolieta is supposed to have been a place on the Norman coast. The first American immigrant spelled it Dowlittell; today it is almost invariably written Doolittle. There are now very few of this name in England, but in the United States this family is widerspread, being especially numerous in Connecticut. New York and Ohio. Nearly all American Doolittles are descended from Abraham Doolittle.

      (I) Abraham Doolittle, the founder of this family, was born in the latter part of 1619 or early part of 1620, died August 11, 1690. He was in Boston as early as 1640, and removed to New Haven before 1642. In 1644, despite his youth, he was the chief executive officer of the New Haven colony. Seven times he was deputy to the general assembly at Hartford. He is said to have been the first white man to explore the forests which then lay beyond the Quinnipiac river. In 1669 he was elected as one of a commission of three to manage the affairs of a new settlement, which was incorporated the following year as Wallingford. He was several times the representative of Wallingford at the general court in Hartford, and held other offices there. He was one of the founders of the church at Wallingford, and sergeant of the first train band. He married (first) in England, Joane. daughter of James Allen, of Kempston, county of Bedford. England; (second) July 2, 1663, Abigail, daughter of John Moss, who was born April 10, 1642, and died November 5, 1710. Children, first six by first, others by second wife: T. Sarah, married William Abernethy. 2. Abraham (2). of whom further. 3. Elizabeth, born April 12, 1652, married Dr. John Brockett. 4. Mary, born February 22, 1653, died young, v John, born June 14. 1655: married (first) February 13. 1682. Mary Moss, (second) January 29, 1717. Grace Blakesley. 6. Abigail, baptized May 22, 1659, died young. 7. Samuel, born July 7, 1665, died September 25, 1714; married Mary Cornwall. 8. Joseph, born February 12. 1667, died May 15. 173"?: married (first) April 24, 1690, Sarah Brown, (second) October 25, 1720, Elizabeth Holt. 9. Abigail, born February 26, 1669, married, about 1605, William Fredericks. To. F.benozer, born July 6. 1672, died December f-,. 1711 : married, April 6. 1697, Hannah Hill. It. Mary, born March 4. 1674, died before 1690. 12. Daniel, born December 20. 1675, died May n, T755; married (first) May 3, 1698. Hannah Cornwall, (second) February 17, 1737, Mary Andrews. 13. Theophilus, born July 28, 1678, died March 26, 1740, married (first) January 5, 1698, Thankful Hall, (second), Elizabeth Howe.

      (II) Abraham (2), son of Abraham (1) and Joane (Allen) Doolittle, was born at New Haven, February 12, 1649, died November 10, 1732. In 1672 he was elected constable of Wallingford. He married (first) November 9, 1680, Mary, daughter of William and Sarah Holt, who died probably in 1688; (second) February 12, 1689, Ruth Lathrop; (third) June 5, 1695, Elizabeth, born in February, 1678, and died August 27, 1736, daughter of Samuel and Mary Thorp. Children, four by first wife, none by second, six by third marriage: 1. John, born August 13, 1681, died in November, 1746; married, February 28, 1705, Mary Fredericks. 2. Abraham, born March 27, 1684; married, August 10, 1710, Mary Lewis. 3. Sarah, born February 5, 1686. 4. Susannah, born April 15, 1688. 5. Thorp, born February 15, 1697, died young. 6. Samuel, born March 14, 1698. 7. Joseph, born May 13, 1700, died December 15, 1726. 8. Elizabeth, married, January 31, 1734, George Armstrong. 9. Thomas, of whom further. 10. Lydia, born June 26, 1710; married, November 28, 1734, John Joyce or Royce.

      (III) Thomas, son of Abraham (2) and Elizabeth (Thorp) Doolittle, was born at Wallingford, New Haven county, Connecticut, May 17, 1705. He married. May 27, 1729, Sarah, born at Wallingford, December 15, 1704, daughter of William and Mary (Peck) Abernethy. She probably married (second) April 9, 1740, David Brockett. She was a great-granddaughter of Abraham (1) Doolittle. Children: Anne, born December 12, 1730, married Ebenezer Parker; Samuel, born December 29, 1731, died January 11, 1732; Jemima, born December 31, 1732, died May 23, 1764; Esther, born August 30. 1734; Thomas, of whom further.

      (IV) Thomas (2), son of Thomas (1) and Sarah (Abernethy) Doolittle, was born at Wallingford, March 5, 1736. He settled at Bethlehem, Litchfield county, Connecticut. He married Sarah, daughter of Joseph Gittean, who died in 1796. Children: 1. Thomas. 2. Abner, of whom further. 3. Sarah. 4. Thomas, born November 21, 1767; married (first)

      Frisby, (second) Mrs. Johnson. 5. Ephraim, born March 12, 1770.

      married Polly Green. 6. David, born June 4, 1772, died in 1824, married Lucy Clapp. 7. Waitstill, died before 1807, married,

    • 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.


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