Abigail SYLVESTER

Abigail is my fourth cousin five times removed; we are related through her third great grandparents, my eighth great grandparents Reverend Robert and Sarah (WINTER) JORDAN.  Abigail and Cornelius were enumerated in Lisbon, Lincoln, ME in the 1850 census.[1]  Abigail and her children along with a Henry a son from Cornelius’ first wife were enumerated in the 1860 census in Little River Village of Lisbon, Androscoggin, ME.[2]  The 1870 census finds Abigail still living with Henry (he is now listed as head of the family), her daughter Sarah and her husband Abram and daughter Carrie in Lisbon Falls, Lisbon, Androscoggin, ME.[3]  Abigail’s last census taken in 1880 in Lisbon, Androscoggin, ME found her living with her widowed daughter Martha COX and her children.[4]

Abigail SLYVESTER was born 4 May 1795 in Freeport, Cumberland, ME or Bowdoin, Sagadahoc, ME; the records show the same date, just two different locations have records.[5]  She was the daughter of Barstow and Rosannah (JORDAN) SYLVESTER.  She died 11 April 1885 in Lisbon, Androscoggin, ME.[6]  She was interred at West Bowdoin Cemetery in West Bowdoin, Sagadahoc, ME.[7]  Abigail married Cornelius THOMPSON 14 March 1832.[8]  Cornelius was born 18 April 1791 in Lewiston, Androscoggin, ME.[9]  Cornelius was the son of Joel and Martha (COTTON) THOMPSON.  He died 15 November 1857 in Lisbon, Androscoggin, ME.[10]  Cornelius was interred at West Bowdoin Cemetery in West Bowdoin, Sagadahoc, ME.[11]

Abigail and Cornelius had the following children:

  1. Harriette was born 18 December 1832 in Lisbon, Androscoggin, ME. She died 19 July 1899 of a carcinoma in Fall River, Bristol, MA.[12]  She is interred at Oak Grove Cemetery in Fall River, Bristol, MA.[13]  Harriette married Joseph T. HEALEY 26 April 1863 in Lisbon, Androscoggin, ME.[14]  Joseph was born 27 January 1828 in Fall River, Bristol, MA.  He was the son of David and Meribah (HATHAWAY) HEALEY.  Joseph died 21 January 1901.  He is interred at Oak Grove Cemetery in Fall River, Bristol, MA.[15]
  2. Martha was born 3 July 1835 in Lisbon, Androscoggin, ME. She died 22 March 1712.  She is interred at West Bowdoin Cemetery in West Bowdoin, Sagadahoc, ME.[16]  Martha married Cyrus Bede COX 18 January 1862 in Lisbon, Androscoggin, ME.[17]  He was born 7 May 1815 in Bowdoin, Sagadahoc, ME.  Cyrus is the son of Isaac and Desire COX.  He died 22 April 1876 in Bowdoin, Sagadahoc, ME.  He is interred at West Bowdoin Cemetery in West Bowdoin, Sagadahoc, ME.[18]
  3. Sarah was born 26 June 1837 in Lisbon, Androscoggin, ME.[19] She married Captain Abram HEALEY about 1863.  Abram was born about 1836 in ME.

 

[1] 1850 U.S. census, Lincoln County, Maine, population schedule, Lisbon, 422 (stamped), dwelling 729, family 813, Cornelias Thompson; FHL microfilm 443498; NARA microfilm publication M432, 261.

[2] 1860 U.S. census, Androscoggin County, Maine, population schedule, Lisbon; Little River Village post office, page 4, dwelling 32, family 33, Abigail Thompson; FHL microfilm 803432; NARA microfilm publication M653, 432.

[3] 1870 U.S. census, Androscoggin County, Maine, population schedule, Lisbon; Lisbon Falls, page 51, 342 (stamped), dwelling 392, family 442, H.H. Thompson; FHL microfilm 552036; NARA microfilm publication M593, 537.

[4] 1880 U.S. census, Androscoggin County, Maine, population schedule, Lisbon, Enumeration District (ED) 16, page 51C, 382 (stamped), dwelling 452, family 510, Martha Cox; FHL microfilm 1254475; NARA microfilm publication T9, 475.

[5] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 27 April 2015), Abigail Sylvester; FHL microfilm 962279.  Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 51-52 [Abigail Sylvester #499].  Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 27 April 2015), Abigail Sylvester; FHL microfilm 10917.

[6] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 51-52 [Abigail Sylvester #499].

[7] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 27 April 2015), Abigail S. Thompson; memorial 102080873.

[8] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 51-52 [Abigail Sylvester #499].

[9] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 27 April 2015), Cornelius Thompson; FHL microfilm 962279.  Annonson, The Family Jordan, 51-52 [Abigail Sylvester #499].  Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 27 April 2015), Cornelius Thompson; FHL microfilm 223931.

[10] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 51-52 [Abigail Sylvester #499].

[11] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 27 April 2015), Cornelius Thompson; memorial 102080624.

[12] Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Fall River; 1899: page 603, Harriette T. (Thompson) Healy; FHL microfilm 961528; FHL microfilm 4282859.  Genealogical Society of Utah Salt Lake City, data collected, “Massachusetts, Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910,” database index, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 27 April 2015), Harriette T. Thompson Healy; FHL microfilm 577260.

[13] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 27 April 2015), Harriette Thompson Healy; memorial 135568615.

[14] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 27 April 2015), Joseph Healey and Harriette Thompson; FHL microfilm 10520.

[15] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 27 April 2015), Joseph Healy; memorial 135568357.

[16] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 27 April 2015), Martha Thompson Cox; memorial 102080971.

[17] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 27 April 2015), Cyrus B. Cox and Martha Thompson; FHL microfilm 10520.

[18] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 27 April 2015), Cyrus B. Cox; memorial 102081012.

[19] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 27 April 2015), Sarah Thompson; FHL microfilm 962279.

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