Abigail Craft

Female 1634 - 1707  (72 years)


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  • Born 24 Mar 1634  Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Father: Griffin Craft
      Mother: Dorcas French
    • Her birth date in the records read "28 (1) 1634."
    Married 24 Jan 1651  [2
    (1) John Ruggles, the son of Thomas and Mary Ruggles. John was born in England. John came from England on board the Hopewell in 1635. he became a freeman in 1654. He was a Sargent in the militia. His will was dated 9 (9) 1658. He died 15 September 1658 in Roxbury, Massachusetts. At his death, and inventory of his estate showed it valued at £185 11/ with a long list of debts to be paid off.

    Issue:
    1. John Ruggles (1651-____)
    2. John Ruggles (1654-____)
    3. Thomas Ruggles (1655-____)
    4. Samuel Ruggles (1657-____)
    5. Sarah Ruggles  
    Married 15 Nov 1659  Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    (2) Sgt. Ralph Day. He was a mason.1 He became a freeman in 1645 in Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts. On 12 October 1647 Ralph, married (1) Susan Fairbanks, at age 19, daughter of Jonathan and Grace (Smith) Fairebanke, in Dedham, Massachusetts. On 1 June 1668 in Dedham, Massachusetts, Ralph was mentioned in the will of Jonathan Fairebanke. He left a will on 12 September 1677 in Dedham, Massachusetts. He died on Sunday 28 November 1677 in Dedham, Massachusetts.

    Issue:
    1. Abigail Day (1661-____)
    2. _____ Day
    3. _____ Day 
    Died 1707  Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 8, 9
    Person ID I11206 
    Last Modified 3 Jun 2019 

    Family Edward Adams,   c. 19 Apr 1629, Kingweston, Somersetshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1716, Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 87 years) 
    Married 7 Oct 1678  Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 8, 9, 10
    Notes 
    • It was both Edward second marriage and Abigail's third marriage.
    Last Modified 3 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F32  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Mar 1634 - Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - (2) Sgt. Ralph Day. He was a mason.1 He became a freeman in 1645 in Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts. On 12 October 1647 Ralph, married (1) Susan Fairbanks, at age 19, daughter of Jonathan and Grace (Smith) Fairebanke, in Dedham, Massachusetts. On 1 June 1668 in Dedham, Massachusetts, Ralph was mentioned in the will of Jonathan Fairebanke. He left a will on 12 September 1677 in Dedham, Massachusetts. He died on Sunday 28 November 1677 in Dedham, Massachusetts. Issue: 1. Abigail Day (1661-____) 2. _____ Day 3. _____ Day - 15 Nov 1659 - Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Oct 1678 - Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1707 - Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S96] Pulsifer, David. Early Records of Boston, (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register volume V, 1851).

    2. [S97] Trask, William B. Abstracts From the Earliest Wills on Record in the County of Suffolk, Mass., (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register volume IX, 1855).

    3. [S1000] Hanson, Robert Brand. The Vital Records of Dedham, Massachusetts volume 2: Deaths , (Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, 1989).

    4. [S95] Hanson, Robert Brand. The Vital Records of Dedham, Massachusetts volume 3: Marriages, (Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, 1989).

    5. [S74] Crane, Ellery Bicknell. Historic Homes and Institutions and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs of Worcester County, Massachusetts, (New York: The Lewis Publishing Co., 1907).

    6. [S1070] Lawson, Stephen M. Ancestry of Stephen Lawson - Fairbanks , (Online http://sml.simplenet.com/smlawson/fairbank.htm. Printout dated 12 March 1998).

    7. [S804] MacKenzie, George Norbury. Colonial Families of the United States of America, (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1966).

    8. [S76] Adams, Andrew N. A Genealogical History of Henry Adams of Braintree, Mass., and his Descendants also John Adams of Cambridge, Mass., 1632-1897, (Rutland, Vermont: Tuttle Company, 1898).

    9. [S82] Tilden, William S. History of the Town of Medfield, Massachusetts 1650-1886 , (Boston: George H. Ellis, Printers, 1887).

    10. [S94] Muse, Jeanne. Family Group Sheets of the Ancestry of Jeanne Muse, (Asheville, North Carolina: manuscript, 20 August 1995).



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