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Abigail Cobb (Hadlock) Preble, circa 1855
born 3 July 1808, died 17 Jan. 1874


Abigail Cobb (Hadlock) Preble, circa 1870

She was the sister of Capt. Samuel Hadlock, Jr.

Samuel Spurling was her first husband.
They married in 1825.
She was left with five children when he died in 1837.

William Preble was her second husband.
She married him in 1839, when he was 28 years old, and she was 31.
They were married for 35 years before she died.

She was President of the Great Cranberry Island Benevolent Sewing Circle.

Her (fallen) gravestone in the Preble Cemetery:



GONE HOME
<Hand pointing up>
MRS. ABIGAIL C.
Wife of
WILLIAM P. PREBLE
DIED
Jan 17, 1874
AE. 65 yrs. 6mos.
& 14 das.

We Loved Her.



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