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

Lawrence Abbington

Male Abt 1656 - 1698  (~ 42 years)


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  • Name Lawrence Abbington 
    Born Abt 1656  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 31 Aug 1698  Westmoreland County, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I030432  Tree1
    Last Modified 27 Feb 2021 

    Father Lawrence Abbington,   b. Bef 1636,   d. 25 May 1670, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 34 years) 
    Mother Lydia Brooke,   b. 1640, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1698, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married Abt 1656  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F15685  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 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 
    Children 
     1. Joseph Abbington,   b. Bef 1679, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1718, Baltimore County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 41 years)
     2. Brookes Abbington,   b. Bef 1683, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1716, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Executor Bond Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 33 years)
     3. Mary Abbington,   b. Bef 1686, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 27 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F18355  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Dorothy Blagdon,   b. Bef 1657, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1717, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 60 years) 
    Married Bef 23 Feb 1686/87  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. James Abbington,   b. Abt 1688, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1717, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 30 years)
    Last Modified 27 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F18356  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      WILLS OF Westmoreland County, Virginia 1654-1800 BY AUGUSTA B. FOTHERGILL: Pg 9
      ABBINGTON, LAWRENCE, No date; probated 25 May 1670.
      Wife, Lydia; son Lawrence; daus. Mary, Lydia, Abigail and Jane.
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      Wills of Westmoreland County, Virginia , Page 22
      BROWN, ORIGINAL, 5 February 1697-8; 27 April 1698.
      Chest of drawers to dau. Jane Pope;
      dau. Judith Roe 10 shillings;
      dau. Mary Brown at age of 16 years one negro girl, feather bed and furniture;
      son William horses, pistols and bayonets;
      Law. Abbington one-half stock, books, etc.;
      wife Jane exx. and residue of estate.
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      The 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 1654-1800 BY AUGUSTA B. FOTHERGILL: Pg 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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      WILLS OF Westmoreland County, Virginia 1654-1800 BY AUGUSTA B. FOTHERGILL: Pg 21
      FLEWELLING, JOHN, 15 March 1697-8; 30 March 1698. One heifer to god-dau. Margaret; Law. Abbington exr; Estate to be sold for tobacco and the amount of same goes to sons William and Thomas Flewelling at the age of 16 years.
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      WILLS OF Westmoreland County, Virginia 1654-1800 BY AUGUSTA B. FOTHERGILL: Pg 33
      BOOTH, WILLIAM, 2 October 1702 ; 25 November 1702. Wife Elizabeth 200 acres of land and at her death to Mary daughter of Law. Abingdon; to Alexander Webster one gold ring and Ann his wife 15 shillings ; to Sarah wife of Capt. Benj. Berryman 3 half crowns; to Thomas Shaw one gun ; sister in law Sarah dau. of John Blagdon late of this county deceased to be exx.; Alexander Webster trustee.

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