Abraham Weed

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Abraham Weed, son of Abraham Weed and Susanna Bell, was born at Stamford, Connecticut, 27 April 1707.1 He died at Stamford, 26 December 1757.1

Abraham married Naomi Pond, daughter of Nathaniel Pond and Elizabeth Slauson, at Stamford 11 January 1727/28.2,3,4

Abraham Weed left a will dated 7 December 1757, and proved 7 February 1758 naming:
wife Naomi
Negro woman Phyllis (given to wife)
daughters Hannah Naomi, Elizabeth, & Rachel
sons Jacob, Bartholomew, Peter, Abraham, Enos, Nathaniel
sister Ruth Weed "who lives with me"


The son Jacob could be a copyist error. The other children are all mentioned multiple times in the will, Jacob only once.5

Family

Naomi Pond b. 22 Mar 1705
Children
  • Abraham Weed6 b. 1 Nov 1728
  • Bartholomew Weed6 b. 4 Aug 1730
  • Enos Weed6 b. 14 Mar 1731/32
  • Nathaniel Weed6 b. 29 Jan 1733/34
  • Hannah Weed+3 b. 18 Jun 1737, d. 9 Mar 1823
  • Naomi Weed6 b. 24 Mar 1738/39
  • Thankful Weed6 b. 6 Mar 1742/43, d. 15 Nov 1757
  • Peter Weed6 b. 20 Mar 1745
  • Rachel Weed6 b. 15 Feb 1746/47

Citations

  1. [S1184] Lucius B. Barbour and Lorraine Cook White (editor), The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records, 55 vols. (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing, 1994-2002), 42:299, further cited as Barbour and White, Barbour Collection.
  2. [S2312] E. B. Huntington, Stamford Registration of Births, Marriages and Deaths, Including Every Name, Relationship, and Date Now Found in the Stamford Registers From the First Record Down to the Year 1825 (Stamford, Connecticut: Wm W. Gillespie & Co., 1874), 125, further cited as Huntington, Stamford Registration.
  3. [S2308] William Hoyt Fancher and William Carroll Hill, editor, The Fancher Family (Milford, New Hampshire: The Cabinet Press, 1947), 13, further cited as Fancher, Fancher Family.
  4. [S1184] Barbour and White, Barbour Collection, 42:299. The Barbour collection gives the year as 1707/8, which must be an error. Huntington's register has it as 1727/8, much more in keeping with the births of the principals and their children. The original town records were copied in 1886. In the filmed copy, the marriage is not indexed, and is not shown on the volume and page (1:9) that Barbour references.
  5. [S354] Stamford, Connecticut, Probate records, 1728-1916, 2:232-237, FHL microfilm 5562, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, further cited as Stamford, CT Wills.
  6. [S2312] Huntington, Stamford Registration, 126.
This person was last edited on7 Aug 2020