Caleb ABEL

Male 1646 - 1731  (~ 85 years)


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  • Name Caleb ABEL  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    • Sergt. Caleb, is first mentioned in the Colonial records at Dedham, Mass., when he petition for freeman on May 3, 1665. In 1668 he moved to Norwich, Conn. In the original purchase of land when Norwich was settled, six acres was assigned to Robert Wade, this he sold to Caleb Abell in 1677 and it was afterwards known as the Abell homestead.

      On Dec. 18, 1694, Caleb was appointed to keep his house as "an ordinari or of entertayment" for the year, or until another be chosen.

      Caleb joined the first church of Norwich before 1701.

      He was Sergeant of the Norwich Train Band in 1701.

      He was selectman in 1682, constable in 1684 and 1706, and townsman in 1689.

      There are over 38 land deeds granted to Caleb in Norwich.

      Will of Caleb Abell, of Norwich County of New London and Colony of Connecticut, was dated July 30, 1728, and proved at Norwich on July 30, 1728. [1]
    Born Apr 1646  Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 5
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Aug 1731  Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 5
    Person ID I01345  Main Tree
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2013 

    Family 1 Margaret POST,   b. 21 Feb 1652/53, Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Nov 1700, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Married Jul 1669  Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Unnamed ABEL,   b. Mar 1671, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1671, Norwich, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)  [Birth]
    +2. Samuel ABEL,   b. Oct 1672, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1761, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 89 years)
    +3. Experience ABEL,   b. Dec 1674, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1763  (Age ~ 88 years)  [Birth]
     4. Caleb ABEL,   b. Apr 1677, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1746  (Age ~ 69 years)  [Birth]
     5. John ABEL,   b. Dec 1678, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft Oct 1769  (Age ~ 90 years)
     6. Theophilus ABEL,   b. Nov 1680, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1724  (Age ~ 43 years)
     7. Margaret ABEL,   d. 18 Apr 1752
     8. Joanna ABEL,   b. Nov 1682, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1759, Lebanon, New London County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years)
    +9. Mary ABEL,   b. Abt 1685, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1751, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years)
    +10. Benjamin ABEL,   b. Abt 1687, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +11. Abigail ABEL,   b. 16 Mar 1689, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jun 1730, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
     12. Hannah ABEL,   b. 12 Oct 1692, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 12 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F04560  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary MILLER 
    Married 25 Jun 1701  [4
    Children 
     1. Noah ABEL,   b. 25 Dec 1706,   d. 1783  (Age 76 years)
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2013 
    Family ID F28099  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S5007] "One Branch of the Abell Family Showing the Allied Families", Horace A. Abell, (Rochester, New York 1934).

    2. [S03272] RootsWeb: World Connect - The Ancestry of Overmire Tifft Richardson Bradford Reed by Larry Overmire.

    3. [S00036] "Descendants of Joseph Loomis" by Bob Saftenberg.

    4. [S5004] "Hyde Genealogy, or, The Descendants, in the Female as well as in the Male Lines, From William Hyde, of Norwich" Vols. I & II, Reuben Hyde Walworth, (Albany: J. Munsell, 78 State Street - 1864).

    5. [S5405] "Ancestors of American Presidents", Gar Boyd Roberts, (New England Historic Genealogical Society - 2009).