Family:Sheffield, Abigail (1729-?)

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Abigail Sheffield (Mary Adams, Lydia3 Whitney, Jonathan2, John1), daughter of William and Mary (Adams) Sheffield, was born 21 Jul 1729, Holliston, MA.[1]

Marriage intentions were published 16 Jun 1750, Harvard, MA, for her "of Mendon" and her first husband Oliver Brown. She married firstly, 17 Oct 1750, Holliston or Mendon, MA, Oliver Brown "of Hartford, Conn." [should be "of Harvard"]. He was born 29 Sep 1722, Stow, MA, and died 7 Jun 1756, Mendon, MA, in his 35th year.

She "wid." married secondly, 2 Mar 1758, Mendon or Milford, MA, Daniel Chapin, both "of Mendon". He was born 10 Oct 1727, Mendon, MA, and died Nov 1775. Marriage intentions were published 30 Mar 1754, Bellingham, MA, for him "of Mendon" and his first wife Abigail Corbitt. He "of Mendon" married firstly, 4 Jul 1754, Bellingham, MA, or 11 Jul 1754, Milford, MA, Abigail Corbitt "of Bellingham".

Children of Oliver and Abigail (Sheffield) Brown, all born Mendon, MA:

i. Josiah Brown, b. 26 Jan 1752.
ii. Sarah Brown, b. 20 Aug 1753, Milford, MA; d. 7 Nov 1848.
iii. Silas Brown, b. 22 Mar 1755; m. 9 May 1790, Milford, MA, Rubia Wiswall.

Children of Daniel and Abigail (Sheffield) Chapin, all born Mendon, MA:

i. Oliver Chapin, b. 1 Oct 1759; bapt. 4 Nov 1759, Milford, MA; d. 26 Jul 1811, Brattleboro, VT; m. 29 Apr 1784, Mary Jones.
ii. Daniel Chapin, b. 30 Aug 1761; bapt. 1 Nov 1761, Milford, MA; d. 7 Apr 1843, Bellingham, MA.
iii. Abigail Chapin, b. 18 Sep 1764; bapt. 22 Oct 1764, Milford, MA.
iv. Hopestill Chapin, b. 18 May 1766; bapt. 15 Jun 1767, Milford, MA; d. 22 Feb 1767, Mendon, MA.
v. Amariah Chapin, b. 28 Aug 1768; bapt. 2 Oct 1768, Milford, MA; m. 3 Jul 1791, MA, Deborah Bass; d. Boston, MA.

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