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Abigail Barlow Dunham of Plymouth Massachusetts

  From the research of Edson Barlow

Abigail Barlow, a daughter of Thomas Barlow, was born probably around 1590-1600 and probably in England.

She married John Dunham on October 22, 1622, at Leiden in the Netherlands.  John Dunham, who was born in 1589 and died on March 01, 1668/9, at age 80, was a Leiden Separatist and remained in Holland when the Mayflower left for New England in 1620. He came to Plymouth, Massachusetts, between 1628 and 1632 with Abigail, who was his second wife, and three children from his first marriage:

John Dunham

Humility Dunham

Thomas Dunham [1,2]

Audrey Barlow Almy of Sandwich Massachusetts

Audrey Barlow was born in 1602 at Lincoln, England, but was a resident of Lutterworth, Leicestershire, England, when she married William Almy of South Kilworth in 1626 at Lutterworth. He was born in 1601 probably at Dunton Basset or South Kilworth, Leicestershire, and was a son of Christopher Almy.

William Almy came to New England first by himself sometime before 1631 when he was recorded at Lynn, Massachusetts. He returned to England around 1634 and came back to Massachusetts with his wife Audrey and their children on the Abigail in 1635.

In 1637 the Almys were one of the first ten families to settle in the town of Sandwich, Massachusetts, where they remained only four years. In 1642 they moved to Portsmouth, Rhode Island, where they are believed to have died in 1676 [3]

The children of William and Audrey (Barlow) Almy were [4]:

Anne Almy was baptized at South Kilworth, England, on February 26, 1626/7
She married John Greene of Warwick, Rhode Island. She died on May 17, 1709

Christopher Almy was born about 1632 in England.
He married Elizabeth Cornell on July 9, 1661. He died on January 30, 1713/4, at Portsmouth, Rhode Island.

Job Almy married first Mary Unthank and second Anstis ----. He died in 1684.

John Almy married Mary Cole. He died on October 01, 1676.

Catherine Almy married first Bartholomew West and second Nicholas Brown Jr.