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

Peter Abell

Male 1740 - 1785  (45 years)


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  • Name Peter Abell 
    Born 1740  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1785  Nelson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I80428  Tree1
    Last Modified 24 Jun 2022 

    Father Samuel Abell,   b. Abt 1710, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1795, Washington County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 85 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Susannah Spalding,   b. Abt 1714, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1730  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F33594  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lucy Carman,   b. 1745, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1814, Wilson Creek, Nelson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 25 Oct 1769  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Abell,   b. 29 Jan 1771, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1850, Newburg, Phelps County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 24 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F39937  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1773-1775 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book G; [Antient Press]; Page 61-63
      THIS INDENTURE made the ( ) day of ( ) 1772 Between LAURENCE CATLETT and MARY his Wife of County of Culpeper & Parish of St. Marks of one part & PETER ABLE [Abell] of County & Parish aforesaid Witnesseth that said Laurence Catlett & Mary his Wife for ( ) pounds do grant unto said Peter Able a certain tract of land in the Parish &County aforesaid containing Three hundred and four acres it being that tract of land sold unto Laurence Catlett by JONATHAN CATLETT & ELIZABETH his Wife and convey to said Laurence Catlett dated the Fourth day of January 1770 and bounded Beginning at a red oak in Mr. GEORGE BUCKNERs Dividing line Corner to BENJAMIN TAYLOR thence along said Dividing line North to two red oak Saplins in the said line leaving the line South West to a white oak on a run thence up the said Run West North to Benjamin Taylors line thence with his line to the beginning . . .
      Laur., Catlett
      At a Court held for Culpeper County August the 16th 1773 Mary Catlett
      This Indenture was acknowledged by Laurence Catlett & Mary his Wife previous to which the said Mary was first privily examined as the Law directs and ordered to be recorded.
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      1773-1775 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book G; [Antient Press]; Page 483-486
      THIS INDENTURE made this 22nd day of February 1775 Between PETER ABLE and LUCY his Wife of the Parish of St. Mark and County of Culpeper of one part and ROBERT KEY of the Parish & County aforesaid Witnesseth that said Peter Able and Lucy his Wife for sum of Ninety Seven pounds hath granted unto the said Robert Key his heirs land in Parish & County aforesaid being part of a tract of land which said Peter Able purchased of LAWRENCE CATLETT and is bounded Beginning at four white oaks in a Glade Corner to Lawrence Catlett in aline of said Robert Key thence with Keys line North to a white oak in a line of GEORGE BUCKNERs thence with his line South leaving his line South to a white oak saplin in a line of Lawrence Catletts thence with his line to the beginning containing Ninety seven acres of land. Peter Able
      At a Court held for Culpeper County February the 20th 1775 Lucy Able
      This Indenture was acknowledged by said Peter Able and Lucey his Wife she being first prviily examined as the Law directs and ordered to be recorded.
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      1781-1783 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book L (Part 2); [Antient Press]; Page 122-124
      THIS INDENTURE made the 17th day of June in year of our Lord One thousand seven hundred and Eighty two Between PETER ABEL and LUCEY his Wife of the County of Culpeper of one part and WILLIAM LIGHTFOOT of the aforesaid County of other part Witnesseth that PETER ABEL and LUCEY his Wife for and in consideration of the sum of Four hundred and twenty two pounds current money of Virginia to them in hand paid by these presents doth bargain and sell unto WILLIAM LIGHTFOOT a certain tract of land lying in said County; it being the Tract whereon the said ABEL now lives and containing by Estimation Two hundred and nineteen acres be the same more or less and bounded Begining at a dead red Oak in BUCKNERs line, thence North seventy degrees East one hundred and eighty one poles to a hicory, thence South twelve degrees East One hundred and ninety eight poles to three white Oaks, thence South seventy five degrees Fifteen minutes West One hundred and thirty eight poles to a white Oak and Ash near the Run, thence up the meanders of the Run Twenty eight poles, thirty two poles, twenty six poles and thirty poles to a Stake near the Run on the South side, a Corner to LAURENCE CATTLETTs, thence Eighty six poles to the Begining Together with all houses fences and advantages whatsoever belonging To have and to hold the said Tract of land with all appurtenances unto WILLIAM LIGHTFOOT his heirs and assigns and PETER ABEL and LUCEY his Wife doth hereby warrant and will forever defend the said tract of land and premises with all the appurtenances before mentioned unto WILLIAM LIGHTFOOT his heirs or assigns free from all incumbrances In Witness whereof the said PETER ABEL and LUCY his Wife have hereunto set their hands and Seals the day and year above written
      in the presence of PETER ABELL
      LUCY ABELL
      At a Court held for Culpeper County the 17th day of June 1782
      This Indenture was acknowledged by the within PETER ABELL and ordered to be recorded
      At a Court held for Culpeper County the 15th day of July 1783
      LUCEY ABELL, Wife of PETER ABELL, came into Court and acknowledged a Deed of Bargain and Sale from her said Husband to WILLIAM LIGHTFOOT being first privily Examined as the Law directs

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