Abigail Wyman

Abigail Wyman[1]

Female 1660 - 1720  (~ 61 years)

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  • Name Abigail Wyman 
    Born Between 1659 and 1660  Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Died 17 Sep 1720  Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Buried First Burial Ground, Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 13
    Person ID I50740  Wyman
    Last Modified 20 Aug 2021 

    Father Francis Wyman Click to preview: Francis Wyman,   b. Bef 24 Feb 1619, Westmill, , Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 28 and 30 Nov 1699, Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Abigail Justus Reed Click to preview: Abigail Justus Reed,   b. Abt 1633, Westmill, , Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1699, Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Married 2 Oct 1650  Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19
    Family ID F18225  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Stephen Richardson Click to preview: Stephen Richardson,   b. 15 Aug 1649, Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 1712, Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Marriage License 31 Oct 1674  Billerica, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [20
    Marriage License 2 Nov 1674  Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [21
    Married 31 Dec 1674  Billerica, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [14, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26
    • In Billerica, MA Vital Records a date of Dec. 31 is recorded as the intent to marry.

      January 2nd is the marriage in Bellerica which is recorded in the Woburn Vital Records on both page 227 and 314.

      According to James Savage and Isaac & Franklin they were married on 02 Jan. 1675 in Billerica. "He resided in Woburn, which then included Burlington and a part of Wilmington. His land extended into Billerica, which then joined Woburn."

      Phillips Library Salem, MA has "Woburn, MA vital records. Marriages, Births and Deaths 1640-1873." This says Stephen and Abigail were married in Billerica Jan. 2, 1695.
    Marriage License 31 Dec 1674  Billerica, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [25
    Alt. Marriage 2 Jan 1675  [27, 28, 29, 30, 31
    Billerica, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA 
    Children 
     1. Stephen Richardson Click to preview: Stephen Richardson,   b. 20 Feb 1676, Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1712, Billerica, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
     2. Francis Richardson Click to preview: Francis Richardson,   b. 19 Jan 1678, Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1678, Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. William Richardson Click to preview: William Richardson,   b. 14 Dec 1678, Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1749, Attleboro, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     4. Francis Richardson Click to preview: Francis Richardson,   b. 15 Jan 1681, Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1755, Attleboro, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     5. Abigail Richardson Click to preview: Abigail Richardson,   b. 14 Nov 1683, Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1720, Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)
     6. Prudence Richardson Click to preview: Prudence Richardson,   b. 17 Jan 1686, Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1720  (Age 33 years)
     7. Timothy Richardson Click to preview: Timothy Richardson,   b. 24 Jan 1687, Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1717, Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
     8. Seth Richardson Click to preview: Seth Richardson,   b. 16 Jan 1689, Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1747, Attleboro, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     9. Daniel Richardson Click to preview: Daniel Richardson,   b. 16 Oct 1691, Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1749, Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     10. Mary Richardson Click to preview: Mary Richardson,   b. 3 May 1696, Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1713, Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 16 years)
     11. Rebecca Richardson Click to preview: Rebecca Richardson,   b. 10 Jun 1698, Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1711, Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 13 years)
     12. Solomon Richardson Click to preview: Solomon Richardson,   b. 27 Mar 1702, Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     13. Henry Richardson Click to preview: Henry Richardson,   b. 1704, Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1718, Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 14 years)
    Last Modified 12 Feb 2013 
    Family ID F18232  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Between 1659 and 1660 - Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage License - 31 Oct 1674 - Billerica, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage License - 2 Nov 1674 - Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 31 Dec 1674 - Billerica, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage License - 31 Dec 1674 - Billerica, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Sep 1720 - Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Burial Ground, Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
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  • Notes 
    • Abigail Wyman is a direct ancestor to Karen Johnson.

      Abigail Wyman was born between 1659-1660 in Woburn, MA. Abigail died at Woburn, MA, on 17 Sep 1720.

      Joseph Savage, wrote "Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England," Originally published 1860. He includes information about this family in his book.

      "First Burial Ground," http://www.yeoldewoburn.net/Burial1.htm, Toni Lasseter, Sep 1999, Source: Transcript of Epitaphs in Woburn First and Second Burial-Grounds, Chronologically arranged, with brief illustrative notes by William R. Cutter and Edward F. Johnson (1890).
      "Here lyes ye body of Mrs. Abigail Richardson, wife of Mr. Stephen Richardson, aged 60 years, who died September 17th, 1720."

      The Payne Joyce Genealogy has information on this family.

      Abigail Wyman married Stephen Richardson on 2 Jan 1675 in Billerica, Middlesex, Massachusetts. He is the son of Samuel Richardson (ca 1604-23 Mar 1658) & Joanna Thake (ca 1606-20 Jun 1666). He was born on 15 Aug 1649 in Woburn, Massachusetts. Stephen died at Woburn, Massachusetts, on 22 Mar 1717/18. He is buried at the First Burial Ground of Woburn. "Here lyes the body of Mr. Stephen Richardson, aged about 67 years, died March ye 20th, 1717-18".

      From John Vinton's Richardson Memorial: Stephen was freeman in 1690. His will, dated 15 Aug 1713, proved 22 Apr 1718, mentions wife Abigail; daughters, Abigail Vinton and Prudence Kendall; sons Stephen, William, Francis, Timothy, Seth, Daniel, and Solomon.

      Children:
      i. Stephen (20 Feb 1676-14 Jan 1711/12)
      ii. Francis (1st son named Francis died 8 days old. 19 Jan 1678-27 Jan 1678)
      iii. William (14 Dec 1678-16 Sep 1749)
      iv. Francis (a5 Jan 1681-31 Dec 1755)
      v. Timothy (Died as infant. 6 Dec 1682-18 Jan 1683)
      vi. Abigail (14 Nov 1683-21 Jun 1720)
      vii. Prudence (17 Jan 1686-ca1720)
      viii. Timothy (24 Jan 1687-1 Jun 1717)
      ix. Seth (16 Jan 1689-1 Sep 1747)
      x. Daniel (16 Oct 1691-20 Apr 1749)
      xi. Mary (1696-1713)
      xii. Rebecca (10 Jun 1698-6 Dec 1711)
      xiii. Solomon (27 Mar-1702-)

      There is a photo of the gravestone of Abigail Wyman Richardson on the web site for the First Burial Ground of Woburn, MA: http://www.yeoldewoburn.net/Burial1.htm
      Here lyes ye body of Mrs. Abigail Richardson, wife of Mr. Stephen Richardson, aged 60 years, who died September 17th, 1720.

      Abigail Wyman
      Ancestral File, AFN: 24TF-H9
      Born: 1659 Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts
      Mar (married) 31 Dec 1674 Billerica, Middlesex, Massachusetts
      Died: 17 Sep 1720 Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts
      Father: Francis Wyman
      Mother; Abigail Reed.

      Abigail (Wyman) Richardson, wife of Stephen Richardson, married January 2, 1674-75, in Billerica, was daughter of Francis and Abigail (Reed) Wyman.

      The book on the Richardson Memorial has information about this family page 240.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1401] Gellerson Maine Family Tree, compiled by Deb Gellerson.

    2. [S582] Pane-Joyce Genealogy Report, David Pane-Joyce, (Name: Updated July 2006;) (Reliability: 3).
      D. Pane-Joyce
      http://aleph0.clarku.edu/~djoyce/gen/report/
      16307. Abigail Wyman. Born ca 1660 at Woburn, MA.

    3. [S512] Ancestrial File, LDS Family History Library, Ancestral File, AFN: 24TF-H9 (Reliability: 3).
      Born: 1659 Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts
      Mar (married) 31 Dec 1674 Billerica, Middlesex, Massachusetts
      Died: 17 Sep 1720 Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts
      Father: Francis Wyman
      Mother; Abigail Reed.

    4. [S578] First Burial Ground of Woburn, Massachusetts, Toni Lasseter, (Name: September 1999;) (Reliability: 3).
      Here lyes ye body of Mrs. Abigail Richardson, wife of Mr. Stephen Richardson, aged 60 years, who died September 17th, 1720.
      Abigail (Wyman) Richardson, wife of Stephen Richardson, married January 2, 1674-75, in Billerica, was daughter of Francis and Abigail (Reed) Wyman.
      Toni Lasseter, First Burial Ground of Woburn, Massachusetts, September 1999, Here lyes ye body of Mrs. Abigail Richardson, wife of Mr. Stephen Richardson, aged 60 years, who died September 17th, 1720. Abigail (Wyman) Richardson, wife of Stephen Richardson, married January 2, 1674-75, in Billerica, was daughter of Francis and Abigail (Reed) Wyman. Note: Her age at death is 60, makes her born close to 1660. And this record lsits parents Francis Wyman and Abigail Reed Wyman. .

    5. [S576] Mayflower Descendent Vol. 4, Page 204 (Reliability: 3).
      Abigail Wyman born 1659.

    6. [S31] Transcript of Epitaphs in Woburn First and Second Burial Grounds, William F. Cutter and Edward F. Johnson, (Andrews, Cutler & Co., Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, 1890), p. 21 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S575] Vital Records Woburn, Massachusetts Births, Marriages & Deaths 1640-1873, Edward F. Johnson, (Name: Woburn, MAss. Andrews, Cutler & Co., Steam book and Job Printers. 1890;), F 74 W89 W82 1890., page 158 (Reliability: 3).
      Abigail, widow of Stephen, died Sept. 17, 1720; 60 y.

    8. [S89] Woburn Vital Records, (Andrews, Cutler & Co., Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, 1890-91), p. 158 (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S578] First Burial Ground of Woburn, Massachusetts, Toni Lasseter, (Name: September 1999;), http://www.yeoldewoburn.net/Burial1.htm (Reliability: 3).
      Here lyes ye body of Mrs. Abigail Richardson, wife of Mr. Stephen Richardson, aged 60 years, who died September 17th, 1720.
      Abigail (Wyman) Richardson, wife of Stephen Richardson, married January 2, 1674-75, in Billerica, was daughter of Francis and Abigail (Reed) Wyman.
      Toni Lasseter, First Burial Ground of Woburn, Massachusetts, September 1999, http://www.yeoldewoburn.net/Burial1.htm, Here lyes ye body of Mrs. Abigail Richardson, wife of Mr. Stephen Richardson, aged 60 years, who died September 17th, 1720. Abigail (Wyman) Richardson, wife of Stephen Richardson, married January 2, 1674-75, in Billerica, was daughter of Francis and Abigail (Reed) Wyman. There is a photo of the gravestone on this web site.

    10. [S614] Richardson Memorial, John A. Vinton, (John Adams Vinton, 1876), p. 89 (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S470] Supplement to the Richardson Memorial, Isaac & Franklin Richardson, (Name: The Thurston Print 1898 Portland Maine;), Page 12 (Reliability: 3).
      His widow Abigail died Sept. 17, 1720, aged 60. (Gravestone.)

    12. [S76] New England Historical and Genealogical Register, (New England Historical and Genealogical Society, Boston,Massachucetts, 1896), Vol 3, p.34 (Reliability: 3).

    13. [S1268] Find A Grave, (http://www.findagrave.com, 7 15 2016), 20 May 2018, ID: 20706144 (Reliability: 3).

    14. [S89] Woburn Vital Records, (Andrews, Cutler & Co., Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, 1890-91), p. 314 (Reliability: 3).

    15. [S576] Mayflower Descendent Vol. 4, Page 204 and page 219 (Reliability: 3).
      Francis Wyman m. 2nd Abigail. Dau of William Reed Oct. 2, 1650.
      Abigail Reed and Francis Wyman, Oct. 2, 1650.

    16. [S1156] New England Marriages 1700, Clarence Almon Torrey, (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, Baltimore, Maryland, SixthPrinting 1997, 1985; Reprinted 1997), p. 844 (Reliability: 3).

    17. [S575] Vital Records Woburn, Massachusetts Births, Marriages & Deaths 1640-1873, Edward F. Johnson, (Name: Woburn, MAss. Andrews, Cutler & Co., Steam book and Job Printers. 1890;), F 74 W89 W82 1890., Part III Marriages page 314 (Reliability: 3).
      Francis Wyman and Abigail Reed, Oct. 2, 1650.

    18. [S1042] Reade or Reed, Fanny L.S. Meadows, (JENNIE M. AMES, CLEVELAND, OHIO, 1937), p. 3 (Reliability: 3).

    19. [S578] First Burial Ground of Woburn, Massachusetts, Toni Lasseter, (Name: September 1999;), http://www.yeoldewoburn.net/Marriages.htm (Reliability: 3).
      Marriage in Woburn: WYMAN, Francis Read, Abigail 2 October 1650 Woburn, Mass.

    20. [S120] Early Massachucetts Marriages Prior to 1800, Volumes: I-II-III, Frederic W. Baily, (Genealogical Publishing Copany, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, 1996), Vol 3, p. 11 (Reliability: 3).

    21. [S120] Early Massachucetts Marriages Prior to 1800, Volumes: I-II-III, Frederic W. Baily, (Genealogical Publishing Copany, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, 1996), Vol 3, p.115 (Reliability: 3).

    22. [S591] New England Marriages Prior to 1700 by Clarence Almon Torrey Genealogical Pub. Baltimore 1985, Pg. 623 (Reliability: 3).
      Richardson, Stephen (1649-1717/18) & Abigail Wyman (-1720); 31 Dec 1674, 2 Jan 1675, 1674/5; Billerica/Woburn/Charlestown

    23. [S614] Richardson Memorial, John A. Vinton, (John Adams Vinton, 1876), p.185 & p.189 (Reliability: 3).

    24. [S592] New England Marrriages Prior to 1700, Clarence Almon Torrey, (Name: Baltimore MD: Genealogical Publish Co., 1985, 124 & 623;).

    25. [S1156] New England Marriages 1700, Clarence Almon Torrey, (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, Baltimore, Maryland, SixthPrinting 1997, 1985; Reprinted 1997), p. 623 (Reliability: 3).

    26. [S497] Richardson Memorial, Comprising a Full Hisotry and Genealogy of the Posterity of the Three Brothers, Ezkiel, Samuel and Thomas", John Adams Vinton, (Name: 1876 Portland, Maine;), Pg. 240 (Reliability: 3).

    27. [S575] Vital Records Woburn, Massachusetts Births, Marriages & Deaths 1640-1873, Edward F. Johnson, (Name: Woburn, MAss. Andrews, Cutler & Co., Steam book and Job Printers. 1890;), F 74 W89 W82 1890., Part III Marriages page 227 and page 314 (Reliability: 3).
      Page 227 RICHARDSON, Stephen Richardson and Abigail Wyman, at Billerica, Jan. 2, 1675.
      Page 314 WYMAN, Abigail Wyman and Stephen Richardson, at Billerica, Jan. 2, 1675.
      Footnote on page 314 indicates that Abigail is probably the daughter of Francis Wyman.
      Vital Records Woburn, Massachusetts Births, Marriages & Deaths 1640-1873. In the Woburn Vital Records Stpehen Ricahrdson and Abigail Wyman were married in Bellerica Jan. 2, 1675.

    28. [S470] Supplement to the Richardson Memorial, Isaac & Franklin Richardson, (Name: The Thurston Print 1898 Portland Maine;), Page 12 (Reliability: 3).
      Stephen...."married, in Bellerica, Jan. 2, 1674-5, Abigail Wyman, daughter of Francis and Abigail (Read) Wyman of Woburn...."

    29. [S583] Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England, Joseph Savage, (Name: Originally published 1860;), Page 583 (Reliability: 3).
      married Jan. 2nd, 1674-75 in Billerica.

    30. [S586] Vital Records Billerica Massachusetts, Page 306 (Reliability: 3).
      Under marriages and under the name of Richardson: "Steven and Abigail Wyman, Dec. 31, (16)74. Int. (Steven and Abigail Wyman, M.R.)

    31. [S578] First Burial Ground of Woburn, Massachusetts, Toni Lasseter, (Name: September 1999;) (Reliability: 3).
      Abigail (Wyman) Richardson, wife of Stephen Richardson, married January 2, 1674-75, in Billerica, was daughter of Francis and Abigail (Reed) Wyman.