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    Abiel Howard

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    • 4th Generation — Great-grandfather of Edwin Bryant
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • 14 
    • Birth Date:
    • 6 Nov 1704 
    • Birth Location:
    • Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts 
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    • Marriage Date:
    • 26 Apr 1738 
    • Marriage Location:
    • West Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts 
    • Notes: 
    • Gary Boyd Roberts in his Notable King, Volume One states that Abiel Howard is the son of Jonathan Howard and his first wife Susannah Keith. However other records state that Abiel was the son of Jonathan's second wife Sarah Dean.

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  • Sources for Abiel Howard

    • 1 Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Datebase), New England Historic Genealogical Society (2001-2008), Bridgewater, Vol. 1, p. 141, Birth record for daughter Silence Howard.
    • 2 Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Datebase), New England Historic Genealogical Society (2001-2008), West Bridgewater, Vol. 1, p. 65, Baptism record for daughter Silence Howard.
    • 3 Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Datebase), New England Historic Genealogical Society (2001-2008), West Bridgewater, Vol. 1, p. 145, Marriage record for Abiel Howard and Silence Washburn.
    • 4 Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Datebase), New England Historic Genealogical Society (2001-2008), Bridgewater, Vol. 1, p. 135, Birth record for Abiel Haward.
    • 5 New England Historical and Genealogical Register, (New England Historic and Genealogical Society), 1870, Vol. 24, p. 316.
    • 6 Cutter, William Richard, Genealogical and Family History of Northern New York: A Record of the Achievements of her People . . ., Vol. 1, New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company (1910), 356, Google Books (Digital Library).
    • 7 Howard, Heman, The Howard Genealogy: Descendants of John Howard of Bridgewater, Massachusetts, from 1643 to 1903, Brockton, Massachusetts: The Standard Printing Co. (1903), 8, Google Books (Digital Library).
    • 8 Nahum, Mitchell, Mitchell's History of Bridgewater, Massachusetts. Reprinted in facsimile., Bridgewater, Massachusetts: Reprinted by Henry T. Pratt (1897, originally 1840), 342, Google Books (Digital Library).
    • 9 Roberts, Gary Boyd, Notable Kin, Volume 1, Santa Clarita, California: Carl Boyer, 3rd (1998), 20, 181.
    • 10 Wood, Ralph V., Jr., Mayflower Families Through Five Generations: Vol. 12, Francis Cooke, Revised Edition, Rockland, Maine: Picton Press (2011, revised edition 3rd printing), 256.