Betsey ABBOTT

Female 1824 - 1917  (93 years)


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  • Name Betsey ABBOTT 
    Born 12 Jan 1824  Rochester, Monroe County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 18 Feb 1917  Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The death record of Betsey A. Parker cites age 93 years 1 month 6 days, a resident of 248 Prospect Street, Manchester, for 25 years, previous residence Loudon, New Hampshire, widow of Joshua Parker, born 12 January 1824 in Rochester, New York, daughter of Philip Abbott, occupation Farmer, and Polly Croffon. Cause of death is anemia of two years' duration, with old age as a contributing cause. [1]
    Buried 21 Feb 1917  Valley Cemetery, Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2279  FamilyWorld
    Last Modified 6 Feb 2012 

    Father Philip ABBOTT 
    Mother Polly or Mary CROFFON (MAYBE COCHRAN) 
    Family ID F13376  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Col. Giles Webster ORDWAY,   b. 27 Aug 1811, Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1873, Bristol, Grafton County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 29 Nov 1853  Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The marriage record of Giles W. Ordway and Betsy Abbot cites the groom's residence as Concord, New Hampshire, the bride's as Hooksett, New Hampshire, and date and place of marriage. [2]
    Notes 
    • 1860 census of Concord, Ward 7, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, enumerated 16 August 1860:

      - Ordway, Giles W., age 48, occupation stone mason, real estate value $4,000, personal property $600, born New Hampshire.
      - Ordway, Betsey, age 36, born Massachusetts.
      - Ordway, Henry J., age 21, born New Hampshire.
      - Ordway, Elizabeth J., age 1, born New Hampshire.
      - Abbott, Mary, age 73, born New Hampshire.

      The house before is his sister Eliza and her family:

      - Wheeler, Benjamin, age 65, occupation Farmer, real estate value $1,000, personal property value $1,000, born New Hampshire.
      - Wheeler, Eliza, age 52, born New Hamshire.
      - Wheeler, John C., age 31, occupation Farmer, born New Hampshire.
      - Wheeler, Giles, age 25, occupation Carpenter, born New Hampshire.
      - Wheeler, Sarah, age 25, born New Hampshire.
      - Wheeler, Isaac, age 24, occupation Farmer, born New Hampshire.

    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Jane 'Jennie' ORDWAY,   b. 2 Aug 1858, Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1945, Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    Last Modified 31 Aug 2012 
    Family ID F35  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Joshua PARKER,   b. Abt 1817, Canterbury, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1900  (Age ~ 83 years) 
    Married 2 Sep 1879  Northwood, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The marriage record of Joshua Parker and Betsey Ordway cites the groom's residence as Loudon, New Hampshire, age 62, second marriage, occupation Farmer, born Canterbury, son of Ebenezer Parker, born Canterbury, and Abigail Parker, born Dracut, Massachusetts. The bride's residence is Hooksett, New Hampshire, age 56, second marriage, born New York, no information on parents. [2]
    Last Modified 6 Feb 2012 
    Family ID F13375  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Jan 1824 - Rochester, Monroe County, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 Nov 1853 - Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Sep 1879 - Northwood, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Feb 1917 - Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 21 Feb 1917 - Valley Cemetery, Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Headstone of Giles Ordway, his wives Jane Morrison and Betsy Abbott, and children Isaac, George, Jennie, and an unnamed infant
    Headstone of Giles Ordway, his wives Jane Morrison and Betsy Abbott, and children Isaac, George, Jennie, and an unnamed infant

  • Notes 
    • 1900 census of Manchester, Ward 2, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, enumerated 16 June 1900:

      - Martin, Joshua F., age 44, married 13 years, born July 1855 [sic] in New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire, occupation Carpenter.
      - Martin, Jennie O., age 42, wife, married 13 years, mother of 3 children still living, born August 1857 in the District of Columbia, father born Massachusetts, mother born New York.
      - Martin, Giles O, age 5, son, born October 1894 in New Hampshire.
      - Martin, Richard H., age 3, son, born October 1896 in New Hampshire.
      - Martin, Philip A., age 11 months, son, born June 1899 in New Hampshire.
      - Parker, Betsey A., age 76, mother [in-law], widowed, mother of 1 child still living, born January 1824 in New York, both parents born New Hampshire.

    • 1910 census of Prospect Street, Manchester, Ward 2, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, enumerated 19 April 1910:

      - Parker, Betsey J., age 86, head of household, mother of 1 child still living, born New York, both parents born New Hampshire,
      - Martin, Elizabeth, daughter, age 51, married 23 years, mother of 3 children still living, born Washington, D.C., father born United States, mother born New York.
      - Martin, Joshua, son-in-law, age 52, married 23 years, born New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire, occupation Carpenter, General Work.


  • Sources 
    1. [S12] IGI, website: https://www.familysearch.org/.
      New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947

    2. [S12] IGI, website: https://www.familysearch.org/.
      New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947