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Memorial to Sgt. Abraham Doolittle
Birth: 1620, England
Death: Aug. 11, 1690
New Haven County
In Memory of Hon. Abraham Doolittle. Died Aug 11, 1690 ae 70. Born in England and was progenitor of the family in America. Father of thirteen children. Survived by seven sons and three daughters. Widow Abigail Moss died Nov 5 1710 ae 69. First wife Joane Alling is buried in New Haven. Abraham was at Boston 1640. At new Haven 1642. At Wallingford 1669. Was one of four trustees in management of the plantation until after the incorporation of Wallingford in 1670. One of the committee to found the first church in this town. Marshall of New Haven Colony 1662 until union with Conneticut. Deputy to general court from New Haven and from Wallingford...town treasurer 1871. Townsman 1874 and other years. Sergeant of first train band 1873. Member of vigilance committee 1675...
This stone erected AD 1918. Original stone inscribed AD 70. Abraham's father-in-law John Moss lived to be 103 and is buried in the same cemetery as well as second wife Abigail Moss.
|Dimensions||250 x 357|
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