Franklin D. Roosevelt

Ancestry of
Franklin D. Roosevelt

32nd U.S. President


    Abigail Presbury

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    • 7th Generation — 4th Great-grandmother of Franklin D. Roosevelt
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • 109 
    • Birth Date:
    • ABT 1703 
    • Birth Location:
    • prob. Edgartown, Dukes, Massachusetts 
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    • Death Date:
    • 25 Jun 1749 
    • Death Location:
    • Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts 
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    • Marriage Date:
    • ABT 1728 
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    • Notes: 
    • Some sources state Abigail's maiden name is Fessenden but this has since been disputed.

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  • Sources for Abigail Presbury

    • 1 New England Historical and Genealogical Register, (New England Historic and Genealogical Society), 1961, Vol. 115, p. 192.
    • 3 Johnson, Alvin Page, Franklin D. Roosevelt's Colonial Ancestors: Their Part in the Making of American History, Boston: Lothrop, Lee and Shepard (1933), 130, Heritage Quest (Digital Library).
    • 5 The New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, 1942, Vol. 73, No. 3, pp. 159-166 and accompanying chart.
    • 7 Wakefield, Robert S., comp., Mayflower Families Through Five Generations: Vol. 18, Part 3, Richard Warren, Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants (2001), 4.
    • 8 Wood, Ralph V., Jr., Mayflower Families Through Five Generations: Vol. 12, Francis Cooke, Revised Edition, Rockland, Maine: Picton Press (2011, revised edition 3rd printing), 342-343.