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

John Abell

Male 1711 - 1794  (83 years)


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  • Name John Abell 
    Born 1711  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 5 Aug 1794  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I79355  Tree1
    Last Modified 15 Aug 2022 

    Father John Abell,   b. 1679, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1746, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Female Fisher,   b. 1683, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1734, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 10 Nov 1703  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F29192  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jane Raley,   b. Abt 1715, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1794, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years) 
    Married Abt 1731  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Eleanor Abell,   b. Bef 1738, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1812, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 74 years)  [natural]
     2. John 'Youngest' Abell,   b. Aft 1740, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1794, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 52 years)  [natural]
     3. Elizabeth Abell,   b. 3 Dec 1759, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1823, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 15 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F34855  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      John Abell, Sr., St Mary's Co. 7/3/1794-8/5/1794.
      Granddaughter: Jane Abell, dau. of John B. Abell and his wife, Elizabeth, all of the land I bought from George Abell, Samuel Abell, Sr., John B. Brown, and Raphael Brown; it being the plantation where I now live; one bed and furniture; one desk; one case of bottles; and one iron pot.
      Grandson: Philip Hambleton Abell, one horse which he and I are jointly bound by bond to Cuthbert Abell to pay for. The horse is to be paid out of my estate.
      The remainder of my estate, real and personal, is to be sold and divided among my five children, Edmund Abell, John Abell, Aaron Abell, Eleanor Swailes, Elizabeth Abell, and my grandson, Philip Hambleton Abell.
      If my grandson, Philip Hambleton Abell, dies before the age of 21, his share is to be divided by my five children.
      Son: Aaron Abell, all of my wearing apparel.
      Exec: Son, John Booth Abell.
      Wit: Samuel Abell, William Wimsatt, Eleanor Greenwell.
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      Calendar of Maryland State Papers No: The Black Books
      By The State Of Maryland [10 Sept 1750]
      All Faith's Parish, St. Mary's County. Nomination of inspectors.
      As inspectors for the several warehouses on Patuxent River the vestrymen have nominated the following men: for the warehouse at Ben[e]d[ic]t town, John Estep, Henry Lyon, Capt. Thomas Greenfield, Samuel Sothoron; for the warehouse at Edward Cole's, Samuel Abell of Samuel, Thomas Forrest, John Abell, Charles King; For the warehouse at Town Creek, Cuthbert Abell, Philip Clarke Jr., Nathaniel Hickman, Samuel Jenifer.
      D.S 1p. 29.5cm x 24.2cm
      Signatures: John Urquhart (rector), Philip Clarke, James Keech, Samuel Abell, George Slater, Thomas Reeder, John Abell, Samuel Sothoron.
      note the first two among those nominated for Benedict town served last year as did also the first two nominated for the warehouse at Edward Cole's; Philip Clarke and Samuel Jenifer served at Town Creek.
      On verse: old inspectors; Jenifer refuses; commission to Hickman; Lyon refuses; commission to Greenfield

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