1Royal Ralph Hinman, A Catalogue of the Names of the Early Puritan Settlers of the Colony of Connecticut, p. 15 (1852).
"ABBOTT, PHILLIP, of Windham, m. Abigail Bigford, Oct. 8, 1723, and had issue born at Windham, viz: John b., July 12, 1724; Abial, b. March 3, 1726; Stephen, b. April 21, 1728; Hannah, b. March 16, 1730; Mary, b. July 6, 1732; Zebediah, b., d. Dec. 2, 1731.".
1John W. Jordan, Colonial and Revolutionary Families of Pennsylvania, pp. 724-725 (1978).URL = http://books.google.com/books?id=arAfWBsvO1gC&pg=PA725&lpg=PA725&dq=%22Philip+Abbott%22+%22Abigail+Bickford%22&source=bl&ots=BrH7w1PQLK&sig=Dontz2vAe2WDBKPpbWQE4j9x_oo&hl=en&ei=B-QxTZOEBZG-sQO1j6y8BQ&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=6&ved=0CCkQ6AEwBQ#v=onepage&q=%22Philip%20Abbott%22%20%22Abigail%20Bickford%22&f=false.".
"WILLIAM ABBOTT, son of George and Hannah (Chandler) Abbot, born in Andover, Massachusetts, November 18, 1657, spent his whole life there. He married, Jine 19, 1682, Elizabeth Geary, born July 10, 1661, daughter of Nathaniel Geary of Roxbury, Massachusetts, and his wife Ann Douglass, daughter of William Douglass, and granddaughter of Robert Douglass, first of Gloucester, who was a resident of Boston in 1640; and granddaughter of Denis Geary, who came from London, England, in the "Abigail" in 1635, and settled in Lynn, Massachusetts.