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Hill, Sally Dean Hamblen, "Marriages Noticed by the Rev. Cotton Mather and His Son, the Rev. Samuel Mather, Boston, Massachusetts, 1655-1737," NEHGR, Volume 159 (2005), pp. 101-108, 213-219, 341-348, Volume 160 (2006), pp. 61-71.

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S. Abigail Bridge 15.d 12.m [1718] Whitney
Abigail Bridge was born at Lexington, Massachusetts, 1 April 1696, daughter of Matthew and Abigail (Russell) Bridge.[308] She married as his second wife Benjamin Whitney,[309] prior to 7 May 1730 when she was mentioned in her father's will as daughter Abigail Whitney.[310] Records of the Second Church say, "Abigail Bridge, then Mrs. Abigail Whitney, was dismissed to the Church at Marlborough Nov. 25, 1733."[311] Abigail (Bridge) Whitney died at Boston 1 August 1767 age 71.[312]

308 Rev. William Dawson Bridge, Genealogy of the John Bridge Family in America, 1632-1924, rev. ed. (Cambridge, Mass.: Murray Printing Co., 1924), 14, 20.
309 William L. Whitney, Some of the Descendants of John and Elinor Whitney, Who Settled in Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635 (Pottsville, Pa.: M. E. Miller, 1890), 33.
310 Bridge, John Bridge Family [note 308], 15-16.
311 Dunkle and Lainhart, Churches of Boston [note 13].
312 Dunkle and Lainhart, Deaths in Boston [note 36], 2:984.

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