WAGG, ABRAHAM (1719–1803), loyalist merchant. Wagg was probably born in London. He settled in New York in about 1770 and became a wholesale grocer and chocolate manufacturer. In that year he married Rachel Gomez (1739–1809), daughter of Mordecai Gomez (1688–1750). He remained in New York City during the English occupation of the city in 1776. As a member of the militia and fire watch, he suffered severe injuries which caused him to become lame. He took an oath of allegiance to Great Britain in 1777 and two years later sailed for England. He settled in Bristol and from there unsuccessfully sought restitution for his properties seized in New York.
C. Roth, in: ajhsp, 31 (1928), 33–75.
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