Abby Wait Fernald b. Aug 30, 1838 Portland, Maine, d.June 14,1868 m. Nov 20, 1860 Herbert Reading Sargent, 3 ch: Jennie Parsons Sargent, Herbert Knox Sargent, Abba Wait Sargent. Abby Wait Fernald was the 3rd of 8 children of Alfred B. and Naomi (Curtis) Fernald. Still researching for before Alfred. Two of the 8 are buried in Eastern Cemetery in Portland. Two others married and moved to Boston. The 8 are: Ann Eliza, Alfred B. Jr, Abby Wait, Harriet P, John M, Charles K, Frances J and Charles F.W. Sources: Eastern Cemetery records, Old Times of North Yarmouth, Maine by Augustus W. Curtis, & vital records, Maine State Archives. Email me direct for exchange of Fernald information.