Elizabeth ABBOT

Elizabeth is my first cousin nine times removed; we are related through John GREENE and Lia BLOTT, my ninth great grandparents.  Elizabeth inherited “portion of corn or grist mill at Quamphegon with profits, one iron pott, half of the swine (except one sow) also my table with a new draw to it and two chairs, the new end of the dwelling house at Quamphegon” from her father Thomas on 20 April 1713 in Berwick, York, Maine.[1]  She was baptized and became a member of the First Church of Berwick on 8 February 1719/20 in Berwick, York, Maine.[2]

 

Elizabeth ABBOT was born in 1674 in Berwick, York, Maine.[3]  Elizabeth was the daughter of Thomas and Elizabeth (GREEN) ABBOT.[4]  She died 2 December 1728 in Berwick, York, Maine.[5]  Elizabeth is interred at the Old Fields Cemetery in South Berwick, York, Maine.[6]  Elizabeth married Thomas BUTLER ca 1697 in Kittery, York, Maine.[7]  Thomas was born about 1674.[8]   He died 1747 in South Berwick, York, Maine.[9]  Thomas was baptized 2 September 1727 in South Berwick, York, Maine.[10]  Thomas was buried in the Old Fields Cemetery in South Berwick, York, Maine.[11]  Thomas arrived in Berwick before 11 May 1695.[12]  He was a school teacher, selectman and land owner.  He inherited from his father-in-law on 20 April 1713 “portion of the land at Quamphegon, mill, flume and dam.”[13]

 

Elizabeth and Thomas had the following children:

  1. Thomas BUTLER born 6 March 1698 in Berwick, York, Maine.[14] He died 12 February 1759 in Berwick, York, Maine.  Thomas married Mehitable GOODWIN in 1725 in Maine.[15]
  2. Elizabeth BUTLER born 22 September 1699 in Berwick, York, Maine.[16] Elizabeth married Thomas GOODWIN 22 December 1722.
  3. Abigail BUTLER born about 1701 in Berwick, York, Maine.
  4. Captain Moses BUTLER born 13 July 1702 in Berwick, York, Maine.[17] He died 13 December 1756 in Berwick, York, Maine.[18]  Moses married Mercy WENTWORTH in 1727 in Berwick, York, Maine.
  5. Love BUTLER she was born 10 July 1713 in Berwick, York, Maine.[19] She died December 1756.  Love married William FROST.

[1] William M. Sargent A.M., compiled and edited, Maine Wills: 1640-1760 (Portland: Brown Thurston & Company, 1887), 162-165; digital images online, Family Search, Family Search (dcms.lds.org : online 30 March 2014.

[2] Hon. John Clark Scates, “Records of the First Church of Berwick (South Berwick), ME.,” New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 74, 82, 83 (1920, 1928, 1929), online archives, American Archives (www.americanancestors.org : online 17 April 2014), baptised Elizabeth wife of Thomas Butler and Abigail 8 Feb. 1719/20.

[3] William Richard Cutter, editorial supervisor, Historic Homes and Places and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs: Relating to the families of Meddlesex County, Massachusetts (1908; reprint, New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, n.d.), 1021-1023; digital images, The Internet Archive, Internet Archive Open Library (archive.org : 2014)

[4] Sybil Noys Charles Thornton Libby, Walter Goodwin Davis, Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1991), 57.

[5] Online archive, Stephen DeWitt Langley, nathional 90796, state 1089, Colorado State, application 17 January 1966, delivered 5 April 1966; National Sons of the American Revolution, National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, Louisville, Kentucky.  Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 7 November 2014), Elizabeth Abbot Butler; memorial 46652571.

[6] Library, “Maine, Faylene Hutton Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1990,” database online Thomas Butler; FHL microfilm 001769509.

[7] Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook, com., “U.S., New England Marriages Prior to 1700: Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988,” database on-line, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 15 March 2016), Thomas Butler and Elizabeth Abbott; page 127.  Yates Publishing, “U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900,” database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 15 March 2016), Thomas Butler and Elizabeth Abbott.  Historic Homes and Places and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs, 1021-1023.  Online archive, Stephen DeWitt Langley, nathional 90796, state 1089, Sons of the American Revolution.  Margaret Blair, “Nuggets: Collections of Maine Historical Society, 1833,” The Essex Genealogist, 26 (2006), online archives, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 17 April 2017), p. 183 marriage Elizabeth Abbott and Thomas Butler ca 1697.

[8] Online archive, Stephen DeWitt Langley, nathional 90796, state 1089, Sons of the American Revolution.  Maine State Library, “Maine, Faylene Hutton Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1990,” database online, Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 15 March 2016), Thomas Butler; FHL microfilm 001769509.

[9] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 7 November 2014), Thomas Butler; memorial 46652207.

[10] Online archive, Stephen DeWitt Langley, nathional 90796, state 1089, Sons of the American Revolution.

[11] Library, “Maine, Faylene Hutton Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1990,” database online Thomas Butler; FHL microfilm 001769509.

[12] Everett Schermerhorn Stackpole, Old Kittery and her families (Lewiston, Maine: Press of Lewiston Journal Company, 1903), 308; image online, Google, Google (books.google.com : online 15 March 2016; BUTLER.

[13] Sargent, Maine Wills, 162-165.

[14] Sybil Noys Charles Thornton Libby, Walter Goodwin Davis, Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1991), 34-38 (list 298), 124 (BUTLER), 272 (GOODWIN).  Stackpole, Old Kittery and her families, 305.

[15] Noys, Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire, 34-38 (list 298), 124 (BUTLER), 272 (GOODWIN).

[16] Stackpole, Old Kittery and her families, 305.

[17] Online archive, Stephen DeWitt Langley, nathional 90796, state 1089, Colorado State, application 17 January 1966, delivered 5 April 1966; National Sons of the American Revolution, National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, Louisville, Kentucky.  Stackpole, Old Kittery and her families, 305.

[18] Online archive, Stephen DeWitt Langley, nathional 90796, state 1089, Sons of the American Revolution.

[19] Stackpole, Old Kittery and her families, 305.

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