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

Sarah Abbington

Female Abt 1725 - 1772  (~ 47 years)


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  • Name Sarah Abbington 
    Born Abt 1725  King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 30 Jun 1772  Frederick County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I007789  Tree1
    Last Modified 7 Mar 2021 

    Father John Abbington,   b. Bef 1689, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1739, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 50 years) 
    Mother Mary Hutchison,   b. 1700, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1755, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 56 years) 
    Married 20 Oct 1715  King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F02509  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Needham,   b. Abt 1721, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jul 1755, Frederick County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 34 years) 
    Married Bef 1742  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Ann Needham,   b. Bef 1753, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1785, Montgomery County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 34 years)
     2. Eleanor Needham,   b. Bef 1753, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1785, Montgomery County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 32 years)
     3. Martha Needham,   b. Bef 1753, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1785, Montgomery County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 34 years)
    Last Modified 7 Mar 2021 
    Family ID F01119  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      NEEDHAM, Sarah, Frederick Co. 29 may, 1771; 30 Jun, 1772
      Children: Ann, Martha, Eleanor.
      To William Needham who is also Ex.
      Tract: 'King Cole.
      Wit: Andrew Heugh, John Abington, Martha Claggett. 38. 858
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      Abbington, John, Prince George's County, 8th Dec., 1738; 15th June, 1739.
      To dau. Sarah and hrs., 307 A. "Huntington," bou. of Mr. Dulany, also certain personalty on sd. plantation.
      To son Bowles and hrs., real estate riot otherwise bequeathed.
      To son John and hrs., 800 A. of "St. Richard's Mannor," St. Mary's County, "Vineyard" and "Addition to Vineyard," also "White Haven."
      To son Andrew and hrs., testator's share of "Wetwork" and "Friendship."
      Extx. wife Mary. Testator directs that a debt of 59 due to hrs. of late Tobias Bowles, of London, also 50 due to hrs. of George Noble be paid. The latter being the moyety of the purchase money of "Spring Garden," and "The Addition to Spring Garden," sold to Mr. Dulony for 100, one-half of which due to sd. hrs., the land being taken up in partnership with Mr. Noble. Also 1/2 of a tract called "Wetwork," taken up in partnership with the said Noble.
      Test: John Hawkins, Sr., Thomas Dawson, John Dawson. MCW 22.64.
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      John Abbington 21.150 A PG 1439.9.3 Mar 15 1744
      Received from: Daniel Dulany, Esq.
      Payments to: John Dawson, Joseph Jeffery for money lent to William Abbington (son), John Needham who married Sarah (daughter) for legacies now property of Mr. George Noble since delivered to Mr. John Addison (surviving executor of said Noble), Catherine Plafey, John Dickinson, Richard Gildart, Esq. (merchant in Leverpoole) per Charles Neale, William Webster, Capt. Charles Beall paid to Hugh Conn, Thomas Sprigg, Thomas Gant, Sr., MM Henry & Edward Trafford (merchants in Leverpoole) per John Lawrance paid to John Hawkins, William Murdock, William Hawkins per Mordacai Coleman (executor of Joseph Coleman).
      Executrix: Mary Scott, wife of Dr. Andrew Scott.
      ===
      John Abbington (merchant) 19.469 A PG 2321.4.8 437.3.6 Sep 15 1743
      The amount of the accounts also included 168.13.0 in sterling & #17637.
      Received from: Griffith Davis, Sr., Philpot & Lee (merchants in London), Charles Rogers (merchant in London), James Herbert, Philip Fennally, William Penson, William Cawood, Thomas Cawood.
      Payments to: Dr. Thomas Watkins, Butler Stonestreet, Joseph Noble, John Smith Prather, William Campbell, John Magruder, John Tolson, Daniel Carroll, John Evans, John Pammer, Walter Bayne, Joseph Punnett, William Thomas, John Maconchie, John Hawkins, James Kendall, Richard Keener Joseph Newton, William Pressley, William Pritchet, Daniel Dulany, Esq., Mr. William Murdock, John Lower Jr., John Lower Sr., Thomas Marshall as garnishee of executors of Daniel Lamport, Mr. Peter Dent, Lord Baltimore, Mr. George Noble paid to Lord Baltimore, heirs (unnamed) of Tobias Beale, Esq. paid to George Plater, Esq.
      Legatees: Sarah (daughter) wife of John Needham.
      Mentions: estate of Mr. George Noble (surviving executor is Mr. John Addison).
      Executrix: Mary Scott, wife of Dr. Andrew Scott,
      ===
      Mr. John Needham 59.228 FR L790.0.4 Jul 2 1755
      Appraisers: Henry Wright Crabb, Alexander Beall.
      Creditors: Ignatius Digges, Andrew Heugh.
      Next of kin: John Abington , Andrew Abington.
      Administratrix: Sarah Needham
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      Prince George's Land Records 1739-1743 - Liber Y - Page 38.
      Deed of Gift. I, Mary Abbington of PG, widow, for the natural love I have for Sarah Abbington of PG, and for the better maintenance, livelihood, and preferment of the sd Sarah, I have given her a Negro man named Dick, a Negro woman named Lucy. Signed May 26, 1739 - Mary Abbington. Wit - Andr Scott, Thos Clark. Recorded Jun 19, 1739 at the request of Doctor Andrew Scott.
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      Montgomery Co Md Wills
      NEEDHAM, WILLIAM L F f 195 30 Jul 1806 L 2 p 150 1 Jun 1808
      Son: William Abington Needham - "King Cole" in Washington Co., Md. devised testator by Sarah Needham, dec'd., widow of testator's brother John Needham
      Children of dau. Sarah Ann
      Housemaid: Ann Bogler
      Brother: Richard Needham, late of Staffordshire, England, dec'd.
      Son: John Needham
      Daus. of sister Sarah Heugh, dec'd.
      Ex: Son William Abington Needham
      Wit: Upton Beall, Robert Wallace, Lewis Beall
      ===
      1748-1752 Frederick County MD Land Records {Patricia Abelard Andersen}
      pg. 603-604. Andrew Heugh of FC, merchant, recorded deed 17 Aug. 1752, made same date, between John Needham ofFC, and Sarah his wife, for 10 shilling sterling, GB, sells tract called "Huntington," M&B, the ridge between Rock Crehuek and Captain John, the beginning tree of "Clagett's Purchase," M&B for 307 acres, signed Jno Needham, Sarah Needham, before Henry Wright Crabb, Alex. Beall. Receipt, Ack. AF paid.
      ===
      1748-1752 Frederick County MD Land Records {Patricia Abelard Andersen}
      pg. 607-609. John Needham recorded 18 Aug. 1752, made 15 Aug. 1752, between Andrew Heugh ofFC,
      merchant, for 10 shillings sterling, tract called "Huntington," M&B for 307 acres, signed Andrew Heugh before Henry Wright Crabb, Alex. Beall. Sarah wife of Andrew, examined apart released dower. Receipt, AF paid.
      ===
      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1752-1757; Liber NN {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 377. At the request of Archibald Orme the following Deed was recorded July 16, 1755
      Indenture made July 5, 1755; Mrs. Sarah Needham and Mr. John Abington both of Frederick County, Maryland in consideration of 130 pounds sterling money of Great Britain paid by Archibald Orme of PGCo, has sold the following adjoining tracts, vizt; part of "Vineyard"; "Addition to Vineyard"; and "Widows Mite"containing 166 acres and beginning at a stone called the Key of all Keys. Signed Sarah Needham, John Abington in the presence of and acknowledged before David Ross, Joshua Beall
      ===
      Provincial Court Land Records, 1756-1759
      Volume 702, Page 273

      This Indenture Quadripartite made the fifteenth
      day of July in the Year of our Lord One thousand Seven hundred
      and fifty Eight Between David Ross of Prince Georges
      County Merchant and Sarah Needham of Frederick County Widow
      of the first part Alexander Beall of Frederick County Gentleman and
      Andrew Heugh of Frederick County Gentleman of the Second Part John
      Brice of Ann Arundel County Esquire of the third part and Henry Wright
      Crabb of Frederick County Gentleman of the fourth Part Whereas the
      said David Ross Sarah Needham Alexander Beall Andrew Heugh
      John Brice and Henry Wright Crabb are Seized in Fee as Tenants in
      Common of and in a Tract or Parcel of Land lying and being in
      Frederick County called Forrest containing Two thousand and Seventy
      eight Acres of which said Tract of Land called Forrest two parts
      thereof in eight parts to be divided are the Portion and Share of the
      said David Ross and Sarah Needham and two parts thereof in
      eight parts to be divided are the Portion and Share of the said
      Alexander Beall and Andrew Heugh And two parts thereof in eight
      parts to be divided are the Portion and Share of the Said John Brice
      and two parts thereof in eight parts to be divided are the Portion
      and Share of the Said Henry Wright Crabb Now this Indenture
      Witnesseth that for dividing the said the said Tract or parcel of
      Land called Forrest Whereof the Said David Ross and Sarah
      Needham Alexander Beall and Andrew Heugh John Brice
      and Henry Wright Crabb are Seized according to their Several
      Portions and shares aforesaid and that the Parties to these
      Presents may hold and enjoy their parts in Severally to them
      and their Heirs It is hereby Covenanted granted Concluded and
      agreed between the Said David Ross and Sarah Needham
      Alexander Beall and Andrew Heugh John Brice and Henry
      Wright Crabb for them and their Heirs in Manner and form
      following that is to say That the said David Ross and Sarah
      Needham and their Heirs shall hold Occupy and enjoy to the
      only use and behoof of the said David Ross and Sarah Needham
      and their Heirs forever as their two parts in eight Parts of the
      Said Tract or Parcel of Land called Forrest all that Parcel of
      Land Beginning at a Bounded white Oak the Beginning
      Tree of the aforesaid Land called Forrest and running thence
      North Seventy Degrees East twenty perches South Seventy eight
      Degrees East Seventy Perches south Nine Degrees East One
      hundred and forty perches South fifty Seven Degrees West
      Sixty Perches South Seven Degrees East Sixty perches North
      forty three Degrees East One hundred and Seventy six
      perches North Sixty Seven Degrees East Eighty perches
      South forty Seven Degrees East One hundred and twenty
      perches North fifty four Degrees and an half Degree East
      one hundred and forty three perches North thirty three degrees
      West three hundred and thirty five perches to the End of the
      thirtieth line of the Said Land then North Seventy two
      Degrees West ninety two perches South Sixteen Degrees East
      One hundred and Seventy Six perches South forty one Degrees
      West One hundred and Sixteen perches then by a straight to the beginning
      Tree Containing five hundred and Nineteen Acres and one
      half Acre of Land more or less as the full part Purpart and
      Portion of the Said David Ross and Sarah Needham of in and to
      all the Said Tract or Parcel of Land called Forrest And that
      the Said Alexander Beall and Andrew Heugh and their Heirs
      Shall have hold occupy and enjoy to the only use and Behoof
      of the said Alexander Beall and Andrew Heugh and their
      Heirs for ever as their two parts in eight parts of the said Tract
      or parcel of Land called Forrest all that Parcel of Land Beginning
      at the End of the thirteenth Line of the Said Tract of Land called
      Forrest and running thence south thirty three Degrees East three
      hundred and thirty five perches North fifty four Degrees and an half
      Degree East One hundred and Ninety Six Perches to the End of one
      hundred and Sixty four perches on the twenty fifth line of the said
      Land then with the Said Land North twenty four Degrees West three
      hundred and fifty five Perches North eighty two Degrees West Ninety
      Perches North fifty eight Degrees West fifty Six perches South fifty
      four Degrees and an half Degree West Sixty perches South thirty six
      Degrees East one hundred & fifty seven perches South Seventy one
      Degrees West one hundred and twelve perches to the Beginning
      containing five hundred and nineteen Acres and an half Acre
      of Land more or less as the full part Purpart and Portion of the
      Said Alexander Beall and Andrew Heugh of in and to all the said
      Tract or parcel of Land called Forrest And that the said John
      Brice and his Heirs shall have hold occupy and enjoy to the only
      use of him the said John Brice and his Heirs for ever as his two
      parts in eight parts of the said Tract or parcel of Land called
      Forrest all that Parcel of Land Beginning at the ^end of the^ Eighth
      Line of the Said Tract of Land called Forrest and running thence
      with the said Land South Eleven Degrees East forty perches
      South sixty four Degrees East forty eight perches South seven
      Degrees East thirty Six perches South forty one Degrees West
      sixty perches South thirty nine Degrees East seventy six perches
      North forty nine Degrees East two hundred and Sixty perches
      South twenty eight Degrees East one hundred and forty eight
      perches North Sixty nine Degrees East one hundred and
      forty seven perches then North thirty nine Degrees West One
      hundred and ninety four perches to the End of the
      twenty fourth Line of said Land then North twenty
      four Degrees West one hundred and sixty four perches
      then ^by^ a straight line to the beginning containing five
      hundred and Nineteen Acres and an half Acre of Land
      more or less as the full part Purpart and Portion of the said
      John Brice ^of^ in and to the Said Tract or Parcel of Land called
      Forrest And ^that^ to the said Henry Wright Crabb and his
      Heirs shall have hold occupy and enjoy to the only Use
      and Behoof of him the said Henry Wright Crabb and his
      Heirs for ever as his two parts in eight parts of the said Tract
      or parcel of Land called Forrest all that parcel of Land
      Beginning at the End of one hundred and forty
      seven perches on the Sixteenth Line of the said Tract
      of Land called forrest and running thence North Sixty
      Nine Degrees East Sixty Seven perches North one hundred
      and twenty perches West forty perches North one hundred
      and twenty perches East ne hundred and forty perches
      North two hundred and two perches North Eighty degrees
      West one hundred and Ninety two Perches south thirty
      Degrees West ninety four perches south ten Degrees West
      two hundred and Seventy perches then by a straight
      line to the beginning containing five hundred and
      Nineteen Acres and an half Acre of Land more or less
      for the full part Purpart and Portion of the said Henry
      Wright Crabb of in and to the said Tract or Parcel of
      Land called Forrest In Witness whereof the Parties to
      these Presents have hereunto interchangeably set their
      hands and Seals the Day and Yeare first within written
      Sealed and Delivered
      in the Presence of David Ross seal
      the Words (Beginning & Containing)
      being first Interlined Alex Beall seal
      Basil Dorsey Jun.r
      by John Brice
      W.m Lynch
      Jn.o Brice seal

      Nath Wickham
      by H W Crabb
      Basil Beckwith
      Henry Wright Crabb seal

      Joseph Williams by David Ross &
      Casper Shaaff Alex Beall
      Andrew Heugh seal

      William Needham by Andrew Heugh
      &
      William Tracy Sarah Needham
      Sarah Needham seal

      Recorded 18.th August
      ===
      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1763-1767; Liber TT {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 331. At the request of Robert Peter the following Deed was recorded February 4, 1765
      Indenture made January 14, 1765; Archibald Orme of PGCo and Mrs. Sarah Needham and John Abington of Frederick County, Maryland in consideration of 350 pounds 8 shillings and 9 pence sterling money of Great Britain paid by Robert Peter, of Frederick County, Maryland have sold all the five following tracts and parts of tracts of land on the east side of Potomac River at Rock Creek which said tract and parts of tracts are joining together, to wit, part of "Widows Mite", part of "Vineyard", "Addition to Vineyard", "Little Prevention" and "Ormes Luck" containing 201 acres as follows;
      "Part of "Widows Mite" containing 78 acres and beginning by a cedar standing on the side of a rock commonly called by the name of Key of all Keys;
      "Part of "Vineyard" containing 81 acres and beginning by a cedar standing on the side of a rock commonly called by the name of Key of all Keys by Potomac River side and the said cedar being the original beginning tree of "Widows Mite" and bounded by Cedar Point opposite to Masons Island;
      "Addition to Vineyard" containing 27 acres and beginning at a bounded red oak standing on the bank of Potomac River
      "Little Prevention" containing 1 acres and beginning at a bounded red oak it being the beginning tree of "Addition to Vineyard"
      "Ormes Luck" containing 3 acres and beginning on the 3rd line of "Addition to Vineyard"
      Signed Archibald Orme, Sarah Needham, John Abbington in the presence of and acknowledged before Joshua Beall, Christopher Lowndes and at the same time Elizabeth Orme wife of Archibald Orme and Nancy Abbington wife of John Abbington relinquished her right of dower.

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