Peter Woodbury
(1705-1775)
Hannah Batchelder
(1709-)
James Woodbury
(-1823)
Hannah Trask
Abigail Woodbury
(1765-1839)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Deacon Ebenezer Fiske

Abigail Woodbury

  • Born: 13 Mar 1765, Beverly, Essex County, Massachusetts
  • Marriage (1): Deacon Ebenezer Fiske
  • Died: 9 Dec 1839, Willmot, Merrimack County, New Hampshire at age 74

  General Notes:

per The Woodbury Family by Charles Levi Woodbury and passed to me via e-mail of Roland Brown of Utica, NY; Beverly VR, pg 391.

The Fiske family: a history of the family (ancestral and descendant) of Wm Fisk Sr. of Amherst, NH; compiled by Albert A. Fiske, Chicago, IL 1867
Woodburys of Now Hampshire were originally descended from John Woodbury who came from Somersetshire, England, and settled in Salem, Massachusetts, in 1620, and was one of the original members of Salem Church. He was a Representative of that town in the Massachusetts Legislature, 1635, and died in 1644. His son, Humphrey W., born in 1609, was a deacon in Beverly Church in 1663. His son, Peter W., born 1640, was a Representative from Beverly in 16-9, and also a deacon in the same church. Hi3 son, Josiah W., born lt!82, lived and died in Beverly. His son, Peter W., born 1780, emigrated from Beverly and died in Antrim, N. H. Among his children wai Hon. Peter Woodbury, of Francestown, N. H., who was fifteen years Representative and two years State Senator in the New Hampshire Legislature.
The latter was the father of Hon. Levi Woodbury, who graduated at Dartmouth College inlS09; was elected Judge S upremc C*urt In 1828 j Governor in 1825; and subsequently TJ. S. Senator. In 1634 he was appointed by President Jackson Secretary of the Treasury: in 1841 again chosen U. S. Senator; and in 1845 was appointed one of the Associate Justices of the V. 8. Supreme Court. Ho received the degree of IX. D. from Dartmouth College. [Albert Fiske] wife a relative of the late Judge Levi Woodbury of Portsmouth, N. H., a former Governor of the State, and Sec'y of U. S. Treasury under Pres. Jackson. She was worthy of her ancestry. During a long life, the many virtues of her Christian character shone forth brightly in the circle in which she moved. She' was a most faithful and beloved wife and mother, conforming in many respects to the inspired description given of the "virtuous woman," and "her children rise up and call her blessed."


Abigail married Deacon Ebenezer Fiske, son of Unknown and Unknown. (Deacon Ebenezer Fiske was born on 11 Feb 1762 in Wenham, Essex County, Massachusetts and died on 5 May 1838 in Willmot, Merrimack County, New Hampshire.)




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