Family Card - Person Sheet
Family Card - Person Sheet

NameAbigail KEMP 49
Birth Date27 Mar 1665
Birth PlaceBillerica, Massachusetts
MotherSarah FOSTER (1642-)
Misc. Notes
“In 1695 Abigail had an illegitimate child and Abigail was joined with her Foster relatives in posting a bond of £50 to secure the town of Andover from cost of maintenance of the child. There is no further record of either and quite likely she remarried. Abigail was ordered to receive 10 stripes for her deed.”242
Death Date13 Sep 1692
Death PlaceGroton, Massachusetts
FatherRichard BLOOD (~1617-1683)
MotherIsabel WILKINSON? (1621-)
Misc. Notes
According to Shattuck’s Memorials241, “(3.) JAMES BLOOD, s. of Richard, above mentioned, settled upon the paternal estate, where he was killed by Indians, Sept. 13, 1692, as already [p. 370] stated, (p. 79.) He m. 1, Sept. 7, 1669, Elizabeth Longley, (p. 80,) who d. about 1677, having had 3 children. He m. 2, in Watertown, Dec. 20, 1686, Abigail Kemp of Groton. His estate, valued at £148. 3s. 8d., was divided in 1694 between the widow, his 2 daughters Mary and Elizabeth, by his first wife, and Jonathan Kemp, uncle and guardian to his 3 children by his second wife. (Prob. Rec., Vol. VIII., pp. 70, 243, 244.) His children were: --

“1. Richard, b. May 29, 1670, d. July 8, 1670; 2. Mary, b. Sept. 1, 1672, m. John Shattuck, (p. 80;) 3. Elizabeth, b. April 27, 1675, m. Samuel Shattuck, (p. 83;) 4. Hannah, d. Jan. 6, 1676; 5. James, b. Aug. 12, 1687; 6. John, b. March 16, 1689, both described below, family (4) and (5);) 7. Martha, b. Oct. 20, 1692, after her father’s death.”

Note that James and Elizabeth (Longley) Blood’s daughters, Mary and Elizabeth, married two Shattuck brothers, Samuel and John.
Marr Date20 Dec 1686
Marr PlaceWatertown, Massachusetts
ChildrenJames (1687->1752)
 John (1689-1758)
 Martha (1692-)
Children_____ (Illegitimate) (1695-)
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