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

John Abbington

Male 1715 - Aft 1764  (> 50 years)


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  • Name John Abbington 
    Born 15 Oct 1715  King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1764  Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I016638  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 Anne MNU Abbington,   b. Abt 1719, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1764, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 46 years) 
    Married Abt 1735  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 7 Mar 2021 
    Family ID F42431  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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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 23.167 A PG 1184.0.9 Mar 31 1747
      Received from: Alexander Fraser (blacksmith), James Addarns, Thomas Lockyer, Leonard Wheeler, John Dawson, Thomas Blancklick, Thomas Norton, William Dawson, Richard Chidley, Richard Rawlings, Samuel Barker, Hugh Conn, Isaac Wells, Elisabeth Barns, George Dawson, John Thomas.
      Payments to: Mrs. Eleanor Addison, William Clifton (of Virginia), Col Gabriel Parker, estate of Rev. John Fraser, Thomas Norton, Mr. George Parker, children of Mr. George Noble paid to Mr. John Addison (guardian to Thomas Noble (son of said George) & George Noble (son of said George)) & to Zachariah Wade who married Anne (daughter of said George), Mr. Thomas Clark, cost of suit against John Lowe, Sr., cost of suit against John Lowe, Jr., cost of suit against Edward Trafford, Esq.
      Executrix: Mary Scott, wife of Andrew Scott.
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      John Maconchie 30,24 A CH 535.7.9 Mar 25 1751
      Payments to: representatives (unnamed) of William Hutchison (dead) paid to Mr. John Abbington & Mr. Andrew Scott.
      Payments to (in equal amounts): Samuel Middleton who married Sarah Hutchison
      (daughter of William Hutchison (dead, accountant was administratrix)), William Hutchison (son of said Hutchison).
      Administratrix: Anne Hanson (formerly Anne Maconchie).
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      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 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
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1757-1759; Liber PP {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 1. At the request of Henry Lowe the following Deed was recorded May 21, 1757
      Indenture made May 14, 1757 between John Abbington, Gent and Mary Scott, Gentlewoman in consideration of 115 pounds sterling mony of Great Britain paid by Henry Lowe, ordinary keeper, as also for divers other valuable considerations them hereunto moving, have sold a tract called "Carrick Fergus" containing 100 acres in fee simple and beginning at the second bound tree of Mr. Wade's land called "Friendship" and bounded by Mr. Hook's land called "Vainall", Kisconko Creek, "Locust Thickett" formerly the lands of Randolph Hinson. Signed John Abbington, Mary Scott in the presence of and acknowledged before Peter Dent, George Fraser and at the same time Ann Abbington w/o John Abbington relinguished her right of dower.
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1757-1759; Liber PP {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 153. At the request of James Marshall the following Deed was recorded July 16, 1758
      Indenture made June 29, 1758; between John Abington, planter and James Marshall, merchant. Witnessed that whereas John Abington did stand indebted unto several persons and sundry sums of money amounting in the whole to 296 pounds current money of Maryland which James Marshall at the special instance and request of the said John Abington had paid and satisfied and discharged in consideration thereof and also the sum of five shillings current money has sold unto James Marshall three tracts of land, to wit, "Goodwill" containing 190 acres, "Speedwell" containing 138 acres and "Irvine" containing 150 acres. Provided nevertheless that if John Abington shall well and truly's pay unto James Marshall the said sum of money with legal interest on or before June 1, 1759 this deed shall being null and void. Signed John Abington in the presence of John Hepburn, John Watson and acknowledged before John Hepburn and at the same time Nancy Abington wife of John Abington relinquished her right of dower
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      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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