Abigail Marston

Nickname(s) Abby
Status Outlaw
Years Active 1877-1914
Cause of Death Illness
Location Transitory
Affiliation(s) Van Der Linde Gang, John Marston (Husband), Jack Marston (Son)

Abigail Marston is a Supporting Character in Red Dead Redemption 2


General Information


Abigail is a tough, straight-talking woman and is a member of the Van Der Linde Gang along with her husband John Marston. As a mother, her priority is to care for her son Jack Marston, which becomes increasingly difficult as time goes by.


Early Life

Born Abigail Roberts in 1877, Abigail lived in an orphanage where she would meet her eventual husband, John Marston. Before they ran away together and joined the Van Der Linde Gang, she was a prostitute and continued being one while in the gang until she conceived Jack and fell in love with John. 


1899-1911: Red Dead Redemption 2




After the failed bank heist in 1899, Abigail and John sought the opportunity to leave the gang and try to lead normal lives. They got themselves a ranch in Beecher's Hope, in New Elizabeth, and all was going to plan until 1911, when she is kidnapped along with her son by Federal Agent Edgar Ross. Edgar blackmails John into tracking down his former associates and kills him after he does. Abigail dies three years after from an unknown illness.



  • "So, you saved the silly bastard's life then you and him go robbing sheep?"


  • Unlike her son and husband, Abigail is illiterate.
  • John and Abigail go on to have a daughter after they leave the gang, however she dies in between 1906-1911.


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