In memory of Abigail Ford, my Maternal 10th Great-Grandmother on the DECKER branch.


  • A history and genealogy of Isaac and Sarah Burgess, p. 81-84, by Eugene J. Nielson, 1961. [Link]
  • NEHGR Vol 5 p.361-362 [Link]
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Abigail Ford

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Bridport, Dorset, England



Dorchester (now part of Boston), Suffolk, Massachusetts



1688 July 6

Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts

Bridge Street Cemetery

Northampton, Berkshire, MA




Abigail Ford was born in 1608, in Bridport, Dorset, England. She was a daughter of Thomas Ford of Dorchester. Abigail married Elder John Strong in 1630 and died on July 6, 1688, in Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts. She was 80 years old. Abigail Ford Strong's name appears on a large Strong family stone in Washingtonville Cemetery, Orange Co. NY., but she is buried with her husband in Northampton, Massachusetts.


Abigail Ford & Elder John Strong were the parents of my ancestor,

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