John Abbott

John ABBOTT is my first cousin nine times removed; we are related through his grandparents John and Judith[1] (BLOTT) GREENE, my ninth great grandparents.  John was born 24 January 1673 in Kittery, Maine the fifth son of nine children to Thomas and Elizabeth (GREENE) ABBOTT.[2]  John was a weaver by trade.  He married first Abigail NASON 2 January 1694 in Berwick, Maine.[3]  He and Abigail had the following children:  Abigail, John, Samuel, Jonathan, Moses, Elizabeth, Sarah, Aaron and Joshua.  He married second Martha LITTLEFIELD in Berwick, Maine.  John died 23 July 1719 in Kittery, Maine.


[1] There is question as to whether this Judith/Julian/Julia BLOTT is the correct person, there are many names used as the wife all beginning with “J” and BLOTT as the surname.

[2] William Richard Cutter, “Historic Homes and Places and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to the Families of Middlesex County, Massachusetts,” (Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1908, Middlesex, Mass.); digital book, Google Books, (books.google.com : 2013) Walter Abbott, vol. 3, pages 1021-1023.

[3] Sibyl Noyes, Charles Thornton Libby, Walter Goodwin Davis, “Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire,” (New England Historic and Genealogical Society, 1972, Baltimore), Nason, pages 57, 443 and 505.  George Thomas Little, “Genealogical and Family History of the State of Maine,” (Lewis Historical Pubishing Co., New York, 1909) online book, (dunhamwilcox.net : 2013); Abbott.  Everett Schermerhorn Stackpole, “Old Kittery and Her Families,” (Press of Lewiston Journal Company, 1903, Kittery, ME), online book, Google Books (books.google.com : 2013); Abbott 270-272.  Elizabeth Hawley Everett, “Hawley and Nason Ancestry,” (Ralph Fletcher Seymour Publisher, Fine Arts Building Chicago, 1929),digital book, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : 2013); Nason, pages 35-48.  “U.S. New England Marriages Prior to 1700,” database, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : 2013); John Abbott and Abigail Nason, 3 Jan 1694, York County, Maine.  Cutter, “Historic Homes and Places,” 3:1021-3.

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