Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Brookes Abbington

Male Bef 1683 - 1716  (> 33 years)


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  • Name Brookes Abbington 
    Born Bef 1683  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 28 Nov 1716  Westmoreland County, Virginia - Executor Bond Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I070454  Tree1
    Last Modified 1 Sep 2017 

    Father Lawrence Abbington,   b. Abt 1656, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1698, Westmoreland County, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 42 years) 
    Mother Lydia Blagdon,   b. Abt 1660, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 23 Feb 1686/87, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 27 years) 
    Married Abt 1676  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F18570  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Frances MNU Abbington,   b. Bef 1687,   d. 1716, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 29 years) 
    Married Bef 1703  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 1 Sep 2017 
    Family ID F32868  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY ORDER BOOK, 1716-1718; pg 16
      Westmoreland County Court 28th of November 1716
      - ABBINGTON's Admon granted
      FRANCES ABBINGTON, Relict of BROOKES ABBINGTON, deced., came into Court and made Oath that BROOKES departed this life without makeing any Will soe farr as she knows or believes and upon her motion, Certificate is granted her for obtaining Letters ofAdministration on the Decedent's Estate in due form, THOMAS ROBINS and ALEXANDER SIMM assumeing in open court to be Security for her faithfull administration according to Law, And it is ordered that MARK CULLUM, NATHANIELL WASHINGTON, JOHN ELLIOTT and AMBROSE BAXTER or any three ofthem being first sworn before one ofhis Majesties Justices for this County doe some time before the next
      Court value and appraise the Estate in money and make report thereof to the next Court
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      1718-1721 Westmoreland Co VA Order Book; Antient Press
      p. 378 At a Court held for the said County the 1st day of October 1719
      DANIEL HIGDON & MARY his wife, Admrs. of NICHOLAS MEWES, decd. vs. JOHN GAMMON & FRANCIS is wife, Admrs. of BROOKS ABBINGTON, deed. }Debt for the 12000# of tobacco condiconal order against the SheriffThe Washington Ancestry and Records of the McClain, Johnson and Forty Other Colonial American Families, Volume 1, Page 246
      Note: [Westmoreland Deeds & Wills No. 6, p. 240.

      February 19, 1717. Joseph Abbington of the parish of Washington to Augustine Washington gent. of the same "whereas Henry Brookes gave unto Lydia Abbington fifty acres of land adjoining to the land of Lawrence Abbington and in case of no heirs shall fall unto Lawrence Abbington the father of said Lydia who was seated by a deed of guift upon one hundred acres of land lying & being upon Pope's Creek as by his will dated Jan. 21, 1667 [proved May 25, 1670], this land being in possession of Lawrence Abbington & Lydia, one of the daughters & co-heirs of Henry Brookes from them descended and came to Lawrence Abbington their son, and from him the said land descended & came to Brooks Abbington who left only one son lately deceased, by means whereof the aforesaid Joseph Abbington has now become heir at law, and for 170 sterling conveys the said 150 acres of land, with all houses edifices, buildings, Tobacco houses fences orchards gardens etc. to Augustine Washington. . . ."

      Joseph Abbington promptly vacated the land and buildings named in the above indenture, and removed to near Baltimore in Maryland where he soon became of record as a resident:

      [Westmoreland Deeds & Wills Book 6, p. 378. Abstract]:

      Indenture September 5, 1718. Joseph Abbington of the Province of Maryland of the parish of Gunpowder in the county of Baltimore to Augustine Washington gentl. of the parish of Washington in the county of Westmor'ld, Virginia.

      Henry Brookes took up land lying between Popes Creek & little Appomattox Creek as by his Patent may more fully appear. This land falling unto Lawrence Abbington from him the land descended & came to Brookes Abbington who left only one son and lately deceased by means whereof the aforesaid Joseph Abbington is now become heir at law thereto. The said Joseph Abbington for 110 sterling, conveys to Augustine Washington all that aforesaid tract & parcel of land & premises granted in & by the aforesd Patent or intended to be thereby granted as the same is bounded by the said Patent, together with all houses edifices buildings Tobacco houses fences, orchards, gardens etc.
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      Wills of Westmoreland County, Virginia , Page 24
      KIMBALL, LYDIA, 28 March 1698; 27 April 1698.
      Son William 100 acres;
      son Lawrence Abbington;
      son in law Mark Cullum 100 acres of land;
      grandson Joseph Abbington 1 mare and feather bed;
      grandson Brooks Abbington;
      my dau. Elizabeth Cullum and her daughter Mary Cullum one calf, cow, feather bed and household goods;
      dau. Mary Rodgers mare and bed;
      Exr. Law Abbington or (Elizabeth Kellum).
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY ORDER BOOK, 1716-1718; pg 16
      Westmoreland County Court 28th of November 1716
      - ABBINGTON's Admon granted
      FRANCES ABBINGTON, Relict of BROOKES ABBINGTON, deced., came into Court and made Oath that BROOKES departed this life without makeing any Will soe farr as she knows or believes and upon her motion, Certificate is granted her for obtaining Letters ofAdministration on the Decedent's Estate in due form, THOMAS ROBINS and ALEXANDER SIMM assumeing in open court to be Security for her faithfull administration according to Law, And it is ordered that MARK CULLUM, NATHANIELL WASHINGTON, JOHN ELLIOTT and AMBROSE BAXTER or any three ofthem being first sworn before one ofhis Majesties Justices for this County doe some time before the next
      Court value and appraise the Estate in money and make report thereof to the next Court
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      1718-1721 Westmoreland Co VA Order Book; Antient Press
      p. 378 At a Court held for the said County the 1st day of October 1719
      DANIEL HIGDON & MARY his wife, Admrs. of NICHOLAS MEWES, decd. vs. JOHN GAMMON & FRANCIS is wife, Admrs. of BROOKS ABBINGTON, deed. }Debt for the 12000# of tobacco condiconal order against the SheriffThe Washington Ancestry and Records of the McClain, Johnson and Forty Other Colonial American Families, Volume 1, Page 246
      Note: [Westmoreland Deeds & Wills No. 6, p. 240.

      February 19, 1717. Joseph Abbington of the parish of Washington to Augustine Washington gent. of the same "whereas Henry Brookes gave unto Lydia Abbington fifty acres of land adjoining to the land of Lawrence Abbington and in case of no heirs shall fall unto Lawrence Abbington the father of said Lydia who was seated by a deed of guift upon one hundred acres of land lying & being upon Pope's Creek as by his will dated Jan. 21, 1667 [proved May 25, 1670], this land being in possession of Lawrence Abbington & Lydia, one of the daughters & co-heirs of Henry Brookes from them descended and came to Lawrence Abbington their son, and from him the said land descended & came to Brooks Abbington who left only one son lately deceased, by means whereof the aforesaid Joseph Abbington has now become heir at law, and for 170 sterling conveys the said 150 acres of land, with all houses edifices, buildings, Tobacco houses fences orchards gardens etc. to Augustine Washington. . . ."

      Joseph Abbington promptly vacated the land and buildings named in the above indenture, and removed to near Baltimore in Maryland where he soon became of record as a resident:

      [Westmoreland Deeds & Wills Book 6, p. 378. Abstract]:

      Indenture September 5, 1718. Joseph Abbington of the Province of Maryland of the parish of Gunpowder in the county of Baltimore to Augustine Washington gentl. of the parish of Washington in the county of Westmor'ld, Virginia.

      Henry Brookes took up land lying between Popes Creek & little Appomattox Creek as by his Patent may more fully appear. This land falling unto Lawrence Abbington from him the land descended & came to Brookes Abbington who left only one son and lately deceased by means whereof the aforesaid Joseph Abbington is now become heir at law thereto. The said Joseph Abbington for 110 sterling, conveys to Augustine Washington all that aforesaid tract & parcel of land & premises granted in & by the aforesd Patent or intended to be thereby granted as the same is bounded by the said Patent, together with all houses edifices buildings Tobacco houses fences, orchards, gardens etc.
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      Wills of Westmoreland County, Virginia , Page 24
      KIMBALL, LYDIA, 28 March 1698; 27 April 1698.
      Son William 100 acres;
      son Lawrence Abbington;
      son in law Mark Cullum 100 acres of land;
      grandson Joseph Abbington 1 mare and feather bed;
      grandson Brooks Abbington;
      my dau. Elizabeth Cullum and her daughter Mary Cullum one calf, cow, feather bed and household goods;
      dau. Mary Rodgers mare and bed;
      Exr. Law Abbington or (Elizabeth Kellum).