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Abigail Bishop

Female 1707 - 1798  (90 years)


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  • Name Abigail Bishop 
    Born 1 September 1707  New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 25 January 1798  New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Westville Cemetery, New Haven Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • From the Alling-Allens of New Haven:
      Abigail joined the church August 9, 1747.
      The Connecticut Journal of February, 1798, says: “Died, Thursday evening, January 25, Mrs. Abigail Mansfield, widow of the late Deacon Jonathan Mansfield, in the 91st year of her age. On the following Saturday her remains were carried into the church at Hamden Plains, where she had resided, and an excellent and well adapted discourse was delivered on the occasion by Dr. Trumbull of North Haven, from Eccl. VII, i: ‘A good name is better than precious ointment, and the day of death than the day of one's birth.’” [3]
    Person ID I30123  Schirado
    Last Modified 4 February 2020 

    Father James Bishop,   b. 27 July 1671, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 July 1736, North Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Mother Abigail Bennett,   b. about 1671, Fairfield, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 November 1761, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 90 years) 
    Married 11 December 1695  New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F21379  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 1 Ebenezer Dorman,   b. 5 November 1709, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 April 1764, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 26 August 1731  New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Hannah Dorman,   b. 12 May 1732, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 January 1808, Hamden, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     2. Ruth Dorman,   b. about 1734, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Eunice Dorman,   b. 21 March 1735/6, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Ezra Dorman,   b. 21 January 1738/9, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 December 1806  (Age 67 years)
     5. Eunice Dorman,   b. 4 December 1743, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Lois Dorman,   b. 7 August 1745, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 July 1835, Hamden, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     7. Jared Dorman,   b. about 1750, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Abigail Dorman,   b. 20 February 1754, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 August 1828, Hamden, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    Family ID F21659  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 2 Dea. Jonathan Mansfield,   b. 15 February 1685[/6], New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 January 1775, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 13 May 1766  First Congregational Society, New Haven Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F21662  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S87] New Haven Vital Records.

    2. [S88] Donald L. Jacobus, (1922-1932).

    3. [S611] George P. Allen, (New Haven: Price Lee & Adkins, 1899).


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