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 - admin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I70454  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 

    Father Lawrence Abbington,   b. Abt 1656, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1698, Pope's Creek, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 42 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Lydia Blagdon,   b. Abt 1660, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 23 Feb 1687, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 27 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1676  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F20048  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 29 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F36593  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1716-1718 Westmoreland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 6 [Antient Press]; Page 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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      1691-1699 Westmoreland County, Virginia Deeds-Wills No. 2; [John Frederick Dorman-1801 transcript];
      Pages 148-148a. Will of Lydia Kimball of Washington Parish in the County of Westmoreland, being weak of body, dated 28 March 1698.
      To my loving son William Kimball this plantation which I now live on, binding upon the land of Mr. Original Browne and on the land of Captain John Washington, with as much woodland ground joining to it as will make the said plantation 100 acres of land.
      If my said son William Kimball should die without heirs then I give the land to my son Laurence Abington.
      After my son William Kimball's 100 acres is laid out and my son in law Mr. Mark Callum's 100 acres is laid out, then to my son Laurence Abbington all the remaining part.
      Mary Rodgers have the cow that I had of her husband for the use of a piece of ground.
      To my grandchild Joseph Abington one young mare and a feather bed.
      Unto my grandchild Brooks Abington one mare and a feather bed.
      To my daughter Elizabeth Cullum two cows called Mockly and Poake and three pewter dishes and my best feather bed and furniture, and three plates and one iron pott and one iron kettle and two pails.
      My grandchild Mary Cullum have a cow calf that come of the cow that I had of John Rodgers.
      Unto my daughter Elizabeth Cullum the one half of my stock of hoggs.
      If Mr. William Pateson and Peter Edwards be willing to tary on my plantation to make a crop, they may have the provision left with them that is in the house and the mulch cows except those I have given to my daughter and Mary Rodgers
      If my son William Kimball should escaoe this sickness, all the aforementioned legacies be void and he have all my personal estate and to be executor. If it please God to take away my said son William Kimball, all to stand in force and my son Laurence Abbington have all the residue of my estate and Laurence Abbington executor.
      Unto my daughter Elizabeth Kullum my chest and all that is in it.
      Lydia Kimball
      Wit: Thomas Howes, Peter Edwards, Thos. Stone, Wm. Palesson 27 April 1698. Proved by all the witnesses. Probat granted to Laurence Abbington, executor
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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 Sheriff
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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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      1654-1800 Westmoreland County, Virginia Wills [Augusta B. Fothergill]; 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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