Abigail Mitchell

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ChartsAncestors of Adele La Force (#1)
Ancestors of Adele La Force (#2)
Abigail Mitchell, daughter of Matthew Mitchell and Susan Wood, was born probably shortly before her baptism at Southowram, Halifax, Yorkshire, England, 26 April 1618.1,2,3 She died before 5 June 1696, when she was mentioned as "Mrs. Abrahm Pierson, dec'd" in a grant of land to John Morris.4 She was buried at Newark, Essex Co., New Jersey.5

Abigail married Reverend Abraham Pierson, whose parents are not known (or are not traced), about 1641.6,2,7,5,8

Family

Reverend Abraham Pierson b. bt 1612 - 1614, d. 9 Aug 1678
Children
  • Thomas Pierson+9,5 b. 1642, d. bef. 1684
  • John Pierson5,9 b. 1643, d. bef. 1671
  • Abigail Pierson5,9 b. 1644, d. 1718
  • Abraham Pierson5,9 b. 1645, d. 7 Mar 1707
  • Grace Pierson+5,9 b. 31 Jul 1650, d. bef. 1690
  • Susanna Pierson5,9 b. 10 Dec 1652, d. 4 Jan 1707
  • Rebecca Pierson5,9 b. 1654, d. Nov 1732
  • Theophilus Pierson5,9 b. 15 Mar 1657, d. 1717
  • Isaac Pierson5,9 b. aft. 1658
  • Mary Pierson5,9 b. aft. 1658

Citations

  1. [S2053] Robert Charles Anderson, George F. Sanborn Jr. and Melinde Lutz Sanborn, The Great Migration: Immigrants To New England, 1634-1635, 7 vols. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1999-2011), 5:125-131, further cited as Anderson, et al., The Great Migration.
  2. [S26] Donald Lines Jacobus, "The Wife of Rev. Abraham Pierson," The American Genealogist 9 (July 1932): 37-40, further cited as Jacobus, "Wife of Rev. Abraham Pierson."
  3. [S693] Matthew Wood, "English Origins of the Mitchell, Wood, Lum and Hastead Families," The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record 120 (Jan - Oct 1989) 1-9 & 121 (Apr 1990) 99-101, at 98-101, further cited as Wood, "Origins of Mitchell, Wood, Lum and Halstead."
  4. [S27] C. H. Cory, Lineal Ancestors of Susan (Kitchell) Mulford, Mother of Mrs Susan (Mulford) Cory, Vol IV, Pt 1 ([New Jersey]: s.p., 1937), 111, further cited as Cory, Ancestry of Susan Kitchell.
  5. [S27] Cory, Ancestry of Susan Kitchell, 95-115.
  6. [S2053] Anderson, et al., The Great Migration, 5:127.
  7. [S5] Donald Lines Jacobus, History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, two vols. (New Haven, Connecticut: Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor, 1930-1932), 415, further cited as Jacobus, Families of Old Fairfield.
  8. [S1872] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, 3 vols. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011), 1194, further cited as Torrey, New England Marriages (2011).
  9. [S290] Merlin J. Stone, History and Genealogy of Pierson Families from 1550 to About 1900 (1909; reprint, [Ogden, Utah]: Pierson Family Association, 1972), 2-3, further cited as Stone, Pierson Families.