Family:Perry, Abigail (1715-1756)

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Abigail Perry (Abigail Adams, Lydia3 Whitney, Jonathan2, John1), daughter of Nathaniel and Abigail (Adams) Perry, was born 5 May 1715, Sherborn, MA,[1] and died 8 Nov 1756, Mendon, MA.[2]

She "of Sherborn" married firstly, 8 Feb 1738/9, Sherborn, MA, John5 Whitney "of Framingham",[3] [q.v.].

She "of Framingham" married secondly, 29 Mar 1743, Framingham, MA, Ebenezer Chapin "of Mendon",[4] son of Capt. Seth and Bethiah (Thurston) Chapin, as his first wife. He was born 23 Dec 1714, Mendon, MA, and died 19 Feb 1805, Mendon, MA. He married secondly, circa 1758, Milton, MA, Mary Vose. He married thirdly, 25 Apr 1776, Lydia (White) Staples.

John and Abigail (Perry) Whitney had no children.

Children of Ebenezer and Abigail (Perry)(Whitney) Chapin, all born Mendon, MA:

i. Mary Chapin, b. 9 Feb 1743/4; m. 23 Feb 1764, Ebenezer Reed, son of Ebenezer and Esther (Webb) Reed.
ii. Seth Chapin, b. 31 Mar 1746; d. 15 Nov 1833, Mendon, MA; m.(1) 10 Sep 1765, Ruth Bullard; m.(2) 27 Oct 1767, Mendon, MA, Elizabeth Rawson; m.(3) 19 Oct 1780, Mendon, MA, Eunice Thompson, daughter of Moses and Keziah (Partridge) Thompson.
iii. Abigail Chapin, b. 10 Sep 1748; d. 1786, Windsor, MA; m. 1 Dec 1768, William H. Foster.
iv. Ebenezer Chapin, b. 4 Jan 1752; d. 28 Jan 1829; m. 11 Sep 1774, Martha Green.
v. Ruth Chapin, b. 29 Mar 1754; d. 6 Nov 1756.




3.^  "John [Whitney] and Abigail Perry of Sherborn, [married] Feb. 8, 1738-9, In Sherborn," according to Vital Records of Framingham, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1911).

4.^  "Abigail [Whitney] and Ebenezer Chapin of Mendon, [married] Mar. 29, 1743," according to Framingham Vital Records.

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