Abigail Balliou

( - after 1668)

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Some Background

Abigail Balliou was also known as Abigail Ballou.1

Birth - Marriage - Death

BrideAbigail Balliou married Deacon John Dunham, son of Richard Dunham, on 22 October 1622 in Leiden, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands. Abigail was the daughter of Thomas Balliou.2
DeceasedShe died after 1668 in Massachusetts Bay Colony, New England.

Children with Deacon John Dunham:

Immigrant Ancestor

In 1632, Abigail Dunham and Deacon John Dunham arrived in Plymouth, Plymouth Colony, New England, with their children Samuel, Jonathan, Abigail and Joseph, and with his children John, Humility and Thomas. John was a Pilgrim Father (and Abigail a Pilgrim Mother) but they did not arrive on the original Mayflower - see date & location of their marriage. He initially settled at Dunham Neck on Cape Cod. He first shows up on Mass.Bay Colony records Tax List 2 Jan 1633.3,4

Will

Abigail Dunham was named an heir in the will of Deacon John Dunham, dated 25 January 1669 in Plymouth, Plymouth Colony, New England.5

Sources - Citations

  1. [S428] Donald Lines Jacobus, The American Genealogist (New Haven, Connecticut: n.pub., 2009), 71:130,133; Robert Leigh Ward, The English Origin and First Marriage of Deacon John Dunham of Plymouth, Massachusetts; names, events, dates, relationships, locations; gives name as Susanna Kenny.
  2. [S428] Donald Lines Jacobus, The American Genealogist, 71:131; Robert Leigh Ward, The English Origin and First Marriage of Deacon John Dunham of Plymouth, Massachusetts; names, events, dates, relationships, locations; gives name as Susanna Kenny.
  3. [S643] Sophie Moore, Descendants & Ancestors of Jacob Dunham & Stephen Shew (Kalamazoo, Michigan: n.pub., 1933).
  4. [S645] Robert Charles Anderson, The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England 1620-1633. Volumes I-III (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995), 1-3:599; names, events, dates, relationships, locations;.
  5. [S645] Robert Charles Anderson, The Great Migration, 1-3:601; names, events, dates, relationships, locations;.
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