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Benjamin Abell, Norwich, 1670
See Caleb and Joshua, perhaps sons.
Caleb, Dedham, 1665
May have been son of the preceding removed 1668, to Norwich, there m. July 1669 Margaret, probably daughter of John Post of Saybrook, had a daughter b. 1671, d. soon, Samuel, Oct. 1672; Experience, Dec. 1674; Caleb, Apr. 1677; John, Dec. 1678; Theophilus, Nov. 1680; Joanna, Nov. 1683; Abigail, Mar. 1689; and Hannah, Oct. 1692. His wife d. Nov. 1700, and he m. 1701, Mary, widow of Stephen Loomer of New London, who survived him. He d. 17 Aug. 1731.
Joshua Abell, Norwich
Perhaps brother of the preceding m. 1 Nov. 1677, Experience, daughter of Nehemiah Smith of New London, and perhaps had second wife, daughter of John Gager.
Preserved Abell, Rehoboth, 1668
Had Dorothy b. 16 Nov. 1677; Joanna, 11 Jan. 1682; was lieutenant. of the company under Samuel Gallop in the romantic expedition of Sir William Phips, 1690, against Quebec.
Robert Abell, Weymouth
Came, probably in the fleet with Winthrop, desired admission 19 Oct. 1630, and was made freeman 18 May following; had Abraham, buried 14 Nov. 1639; Mary, b. 11 Apr. 1642; removed next year to Rehoboth, there d. Aug. 1663, leaving widow and four more children beside Mary.