Abigail Ford was born 8 October 1619 in Bridport, Dorset, England, United Kingdom to Thomas Ford (c1590-1676) and Elizabeth Charde (c1590-) and died circa 6 July 1688 in Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States of unspecified causes. She married John Strong (c1605-1699) circa 1635 .

Abigail married Elder John Strong. They became ancestors of U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt (through son Ebenezer) and the United Kingdom's Princess Di (through sons Thomas and Jedediah).


Offspring of Abigail Ford and John Strong (c1605-1699)  ¢
Name Birth Death Joined with
Thomas Strong (c1636-1689) 1636 Hingham, Massachusetts, United States 3 October 1689 Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States Mary Hewett (-1670)
Rachel Holton (c1650-)

Jedediah Strong (1637-1733) 7 May 1637 22 May 1733 Coventry, Tolland County, Connecticut, United States Freedom Woodward (c1642-1681)
Abigail Bartlett (1636-1689)
Mary Hart (1630-1710)

Josiah Strong (1639-)
Return Strong (c1641-1726)
Ebenezer Strong (1643-1729) 1643 11 February 1729 Hannah Clapp (1646-)

Abigail Strong (c1645-1704)
Elizabeth Strong (1648-1737)
Experience Strong (1650-)
Samuel Strong (1652-1732)
Joseph Strong (1652-)
Mary Strong (1654-1738)
Sarah Strong (1656-1733)
Hannah Strong (1659-c1694)
Hester Strong (1661-1726)
Thankful Strong (1663-1726)
Jerijah Strong (1665-1754)


Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
¢ Children
  • "Josiah Strong b. c 1639, d. young ... Joseph Strong b. 5 Aug 1652, d. young". All of the other children had children in turn. Ebenezer was an Elder, like his father.
¶ Death
  • Geni says "circa July 16, 1688 ... Northampton, PA, USA". Holcombe says "on 6 July 1688 at Northampton, MA."


  Robin Patterson

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