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American Revolutionary War Soldier flag  John  ABBE

  (b. 27 September 1692Enfield, Crown Colony of Connecticut   d. 30 October 1790Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA )  
Summary: John ABBE was born 27 September 1692 in Enfield, Crown Colony of Connecticut . John ABBE was the child of Thomas ABBE and Sarah FAIRFIELD and the grandchild of: (paternal)  John ABBE and Mary LORING (maternal)  Walter FAIRFIELD and Sarah SKIPPER

He married  Hannah BOARDMAN .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Hannah BOARDMAN  was born 16 December 1693 in Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA .  She died 14 December 1780 in Enfield, Connecticut, USA (Thompsonville) .  She was the daughter of Daniel BOARDMAN (BORMAN) and Hannah Mary WRIGHT.

John ABBE died 30 October 1790 in Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA.
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Did You Know?The name Connecticut originates from the Algonquian word 'Quinnehtukqut' (beside the long tidal river). (

Prior to 1638 - Connecticut, New England
1638 - 1662 - New Haven Colony
1662 - 1687 - Connecticut Colony
1688 - 1689 - Dominion of New England
1690 - 1787 - Crown Colony of Connecticut
January 5, 1788 - Connecticut becomes 5th U.S. state

Did You Know? America - Did you know? March 3, 1820 - Missouri Compromise: In an effort to maintain the balance between free and slave states, Maine (formerly part of Massachusetts) is admitted as a free state so that Missouri can be admitted as a slave state; except for Missouri, slavery is prohibited in the Louisiana Purchase lands north of latitude 36°30".
Enfield, Connecticut, USA (Thompsonville) - Post Office, Thompsonville
Enfield, Connecticut, USA (Thompsonville)
Post Office, Thompsonville
Enfield, Connecticut, USA (Thompsonville) - The Old Meacham House in Enfield, Conn. Built at the close of the eighteenth century.
Enfield, Connecticut, USA (Thompsonville)
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Enfield, Connecticut, USA (Thompsonville) - Enfield Conn. High School, Soldier's Monument and Library.
Enfield, Connecticut, USA (Thompsonville)
Enfield Conn. High School, Soldier's Monument and ...
Enfield, Connecticut, USA (Thompsonville) - School Street looking North. Hazardville, Conn.
Enfield, Connecticut, USA (Thompsonville)
School Street looking North. Hazardville, Conn.
Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA - The Big Elm Tree, Height 97 feet, Circumference 29 feet, Wethersfield, Conn.
Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA
The Big Elm Tree, Height 97 feet, Circumference...
Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA - Bird's Eye View
Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA
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Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA - Main Street (1926)
Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA
Main Street (1926)

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John ABBE married flag Hannah BOARDMAN-- Place: 
Hannah BOARDMAN was the daughter of Daniel BOARDMAN (BORMAN) and Hannah Mary WRIGHT

flag Martha ABBE (b.1 March 1728, Enfield, Crown Colony of Connecticut   d. 22 August 1795, Alstead, Cheshire, New Hampshire, USA)

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27 September 1692
Enfield, Connecticut, USA (Thompsonville)

1728 Birth of Child
Martha ABBE was born 1 March 1728, Enfield, Connecticut, USA (Thompsonville)
News 1749 - Following a boundary dispute settlement (with Massachusetts), Enfield became part of Connecticut in 1749. towns-page/ enfield/ -

World History 1754 - Beginning of the French and Indian War between Great Britain and France for control of the North American colonies. It is part of the Seven Years War.

World History (1756 - 1763) Seven Years War - France, Great Britain clashed in Europe and North America; France, Russia, Austria, Saxony, Sweden and Spain sided against Britain, Prussia and Hanover webimage/ countrys/ asia/ russia/ rutimeln.htm -

USA 1764 - British Government issues the Sugar Act
The Sugar Act raised revenues higher than ever before by a new series of taxes on the colonists.
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USA 1765 - November - The British government issues the Stamp Act.
First direct British tax on American colonists. Instituted in November, 1765. Every newspaper,...Read MORE...

USA 1770 - March 5 - Boston Massacre
Tensions between the American colonists and the British were already running high in the early spring of 1770. Late in the afternoon, on March 5, a crowd of jeering Bostonians slinging snowballs...Read MORE...

USA 1773 - December 16 - Boston Tea Party
Angry and frustrated at a new tax on tea, American colonists calling themselves the Sons of Liberty and disguised as Mohawk Native Americans boarded three British ships (the Dartmouth, the Eleanor,...Read MORE...

USA 1774 - March - The Coercive Acts (called Intolerable Acts by Americans)
The Intolerable Acts was the American Patriots' name for a series of punitive laws passed by the...Read MORE...

USA 1774 - June 1 - Boston Port Bill: British government orders Port of Boston closed - June 1, 1774

USA 1774 - September 5 - First Continental Congress formed in Philadelphia
The First Continental Congress was a meeting of delegates from twelve of the thirteen colonies that ...Read MORE...

News Enfield's third meeting house (church) was dedicated January 1, 1775 and was soon to be the site of one of Enfield's most historic events.
Tradition has it that on Thursday, April 20, 1775 Reverend Elam Potter's regular Thursday sermon...Read MORE...

USA 1775 - April 18 - Paul Revere's famous ride
In 1774 and the Spring of 1775 Paul Revere was employed by the Boston Committee of Correspondence and the Massachusetts Committee of Safety as an express rider to carry news, messages, and copies of...Read MORE...

USA 1775 - April 19 - First shots of Revolutionary War fired in Lexington and Concord.
The Battles of Lexington and Concord, fought on April 19, 1775, kicked off the American Revolutionary War (1775-83). Tensions had been building for many years between residents of the 13 American...Read MORE...

USA 1775 - April 20 - British begin siege of Boston - April 20, 1775

USA 1775 - May 10 - American Revolution began; Ethan Allen and his Green Mountain Boys, along with Benedict Arnold took Fort Ticonderoga.
In the darkness of the night of May 9, 1775, Ethan Allen, along with Benedict Arnold, led a portion ...Read MORE...

USA May 1775 - Second Continental Congress - Philadelphia - plans to form an army.
When the Second Continental Congress came together on May 10, 1775 it was, in effect, a reconvening ...Read MORE...

USA 1775 - June 17 - Battle of Bunker Hill
On June 17, 1775, early in the Revolutionary War (1775-83), the British defeated the Americans at...Read MORE...

USA 1775 - December 31 - The Battle of Québec was fought on December 31 between the American Continental Army and British defenders of Québec City. It was the first major defeat for the Americans in the Revolutionary War.

December 31, 1775

USA 1776 - July 4 - American Declaration of Independence
TRENTON, July 8.

The declaration of Independence was this day proclaimed here, together with the new constitution of late, established, and the resolve of the Provincial Congress for continuing...Read MORE...

USA 1776 - September 9 - Congress renames the nation “United States of America”
On this day in 1776, the Continental Congress formally declares the name of the new nation to be...Read MORE...

USA 1776 - December 26 - Washington crosses the Delaware
Famous American victory that began with "Washington Crossing the Delaware." Actually, the whole...Read MORE...

USA 1777 - November 15 - The Articles of Confederation Were Adopted
On November 15, 1777, the second Continental Congress adopted the Articles of Confederation and...Read MORE...

USA December 1777 - June 1778 - The winter at Valley Forge
This Pennsylvania encampment was occupied by the American army from December 1777 to June 1778. The ...Read MORE...

World History February 6, 1778 - France signed the Treaty of Alliance with the United States.

February 6, 1778

World History June 1779 - Spain entered Revolutionary War in favor of Americans.

June 1, 1779

USA 1780 - September 25 - Benedict Arnold's plans to cede West Point to the British discovered. articles/ ushistory/ revolutionarywartimeline.htm - September 25, 1780

1780 Death of Spouse/Partner
Hannah BOARDMAN died 14 December 1780, Enfield, Connecticut, USA (Thompsonville)
News 1781 - Meeting
Washington and Rochambeau confer at Webb House in Wethersfield.
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USA 1781 - October 19 - The British Surrender at Yorktown
America declared its independence in 1776, but it took another five years to win freedom from the...Read MORE...

USA 1784 - January 14 - The Continental Congress Ratified the Treaty of Paris Ending the Revolutionary War
On September 3, 1783, more than a year after the last shots were fired, a peace treaty was drawn up ...Read MORE...

News 1787 - August 15 - Tornadoes were reported in Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire. Wethersfield CT was hard hit by the tornado outbreak. -

USA 1787 - September 17 - U.S. Constitution ratified
The Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia met between May and September of 1787 to address the...Read MORE...

USA 1789 - September 29 - Congress Officially Created the U.S. Military
In its very first session, the United States Congress had a lot of decisions to make. One important ...Read MORE...

30 October 1790
Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA

John is buried at: Enfield Street Cemetery Enfield Hartford County Connecticut, USA
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