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Abigail CAVERLY

Abigail CAVERLY

Female 1754 -


  • Name Abigail CAVERLY 
    Born 11 Jun 1754 
    • Genealogy of the Caverly Family: From the Year 1116 to the Year 1880, Made ...
      By Robert Boodey Caverly
      p 29
      Moses Caverly Jr as we have stated, camed to Barrington with the father and Thomas. He located his farm on a new highway, as it was then spotted out, and has ever since been called the Province road. This road passes from Dover and Madbury, along the easterly side of Bow Lake, to Barnstead. The land was them adorned with its native forest, full and fresh as the God of Nature had left it. Its lofty old trees then doubtless bore many a scar from the tomahawk of the native tribes, who had hunted beneath their shades for thousands of years. His farm, well known, is the one situated next northerly ot that which is not owned and occupied by John S Caverly Esq of Barrington.

      The same Moses Jr with his wife Hannah Johnson whom he had married in Portsmouth about the year 1742, turned the forest of their farm into a fruitful field, and died there at about the beginning of the present century. Rude, enlettered stones at the rear of their old mansion, still standing, mark their graves.

      p 56
      Moses Caverly, born in Porstmouth, 1719; married Hannah Johnson in 1741. He was a merchant, barber and hairdresser, and carried on this triple line of business some years in his vative town. His account-book, containing a vast number of entries with the names of his patrons, is now in the writer's possession. It is a great curiosity, and covers the business period of his life, from 1742 to 1752. He relinquished business in Portsmouth about the year 1754, and removed to Barrington, to which town his father, Moses, had removed some eight years before. The father and son were among the early settlers of that township, and both died there, the latter March 17, 1795, and Hannah his wife in 1802.
      Children
      Charles b 15 June 1741 [p 61 No issue]
      Philip b 17 March 1745 [p 61 d 1 April 1813 m 1770 Bridget Pendergrast d 28 April 1818]
      John b 25 June 1747 d in infancy
      Hannah b 12 January 1749 [p 62 m Jabez Smith r Danville, VT]
      John b 11 May 1752 [p 62 d 27 April 1842 m Betsey Boodey 2 November 1763 d 17 November 1832]
      Abigail b 11 June 1754 [p 63 r Hartland, Maine m Simeon Starbird]
      William b 2 February 1757 d early leaving no family
      Charles b 15 December 1760 [p 64 m Molly Danielson r Newport, Maine]
    Gender Female 
    Person ID I51198  4 February 2018
    Last Modified 21 Jun 2017 

    Father Moses CAVERLY,   b. 1719,   d. 17 Mar 1795, Barrington, Strafford, NH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Hannah JOHNSON,   b. Bef 1720,   d. 1802, Barrington, Strafford, NH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 82 years) 
    Married 12 Mar 1740  Portsmouth, Rockingham, NH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Moses Caverly
      in the The New England Historical & Genealogical Register, 1847-2011
      Name: Moses Caverly
      Event Type: Marriage
      Marriage Date: 12 Mar 1740
      Marriage Place: Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA
      Spouse Name: Hannah Johnson
      Ancestry.com. The New England Historical & Genealogical Register, 1847-2011 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
      Volume 27 Page 13
      Births, Marriages and Deaths in Portsmouth, NH
      Moese Caverly, Junr or Portsmo and Hannah Johnson of _____ was marryd March the 12th 1740/1
    Family ID F15641  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Simeon STARBIRD 
    Family ID F15726  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart