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

Roger Abbott

Male Bef 1688 - 1762  (> 74 years)


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  • Name Roger Abbott 
    Born Bef 1688 
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Nov 1762  St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I81227  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 

    Father Family Abbott 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F40220  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne Waddington,   b. Bef 1692, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1779, Culpeper County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 87 years) 
    Children 
     1. Edward Abbott,   b. Bef 1708, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1751, St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 43 years)  [natural]
     2. Waddington Abbott,   b. Bef 1723, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1762, St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 41 years)  [natural]
     3. William Abbott,   b. Bef 1724, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1762, St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 38 years)  [Adopted]
     4. Margaret Abbott,   b. Bef 1729, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1791, Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 64 years)  [natural]
     5. Female Abbott,   b. Bef 1730, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1762, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 34 years)  [natural]
     6. Lucy Abbott,   b. Abt 1724, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1765, St. Mark's Parish Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 42 years)  [natural]
     7. Mary Abbott,   b. Bef 1730, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1762  (Age > 34 years)  [natural]
     8. James Abbott,   b. Bef 1735, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1796, Abbeville County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 63 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F36723  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Title Abbett, Roger.
      Publication 1762
      Gen. note Part of index to Culpeper County Wills and Administrations (1749 - 1800)
      Note p. 295-300. Will pro. 18 Nov. 1762.
      p. 329-331. Inv. & Appr. rec. May 19, 1763.
      Note Will Book A, 1749-1770 (Reel 3)
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      1749-1770 Culpeper County, Virginia Will Book A; [Sparacio]; Page 295-300
      In the Name of God Amen. I ROGER ABBETT of Saint Marks Parish in the County of Culpeper in the Colony of Virginia Planter being sick and weak of body but of perfect mind & memory, Praised be God for the same and calling to mind the mortallity of my Body and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to Die Do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament (this is to say), First and principally I give & recommend my Soul into the hands of Almighty God that gave it and my Body I recommend to the Earth to be Burried in a Christian Decent Burial at the Discretion of my Executors hereinafter mentioned .. And as touching such worldly Estate wherewith it hath pleased God to Bless me with in this life I give demise & dispose of the same in the manner & form following.
      Imprimis I leave and bequeath unto my Dear & Loving Wife ANN ABBETT during her widowhood, the labour Benefit and Profit of Eight Negroes ( named) together with my plantation and all my personal Estate of what kind soever Except six head of young cattle which I give immediately after my decease to my Son in Law JEROME ROSSON & his heirs forever, as also three cows & calves which are at my Quarter I give to my Daughter LUCEY TRIPLET and her heirs forever immediately after my decease and after the widowhood or decease of my loving wife Ann, I give and bequeath all my Estate real and personal in the following manner Except four negroes to my daughter Lucey Triplet (named) which four negroes I give and bequeath to my daughter Lucey Triplett during her natural life immediately after my decease, and after the decease of my daughter Lucey aforesd I give the four negroes with all their future increase to be equally divided between my daughter Lucey Triplett's Children (Namely ROGER TRIPLETT and his Sister ELISABETH TRIPLETT, to them and their heirs of their body lawfully begotten forever).
      Item I give and bequeath unto my son WADDINGTON ABBETT & his heirs forever, Three negroes (named) them and their increase to him and his heirs forever which negroes are already in his possession & he to have no more of my Estate.
      Item I give and bequeath unto my Son in Law JAMES [mm White] Two Negroes ( named) them and their increase to him and the heirs of his Body lawfully begotten forever, also after the widowhood of my Wife Ann I give the said James aforesd a fourth part of all my personal estate of what kind so ever ( my negroes and Still only excepted), and he to have no more of my Estate.
      Item I give and bequeath unto my Daughter MARY CUMMINS & after the widowhood of my wife Ann all my Right & Title of that Lott of Land I hold of the Estate of ROBERT Escr. also a fourth part of all my personal estate of what kind soever ( Except as before Excepted) to her and her heirs forever and to have no more of my Estate. Item I give and bequeath unto my Son in Law JEROME ROSSON Two negroes (named) them and their increase to him & the heirs of his body lawfully begotten forever which sd Negroes are already in his possession also after the Widowhood of my Loving wife Ann I give to the said Jerome aforesd a fourth part of all my personal estate of what kind soever (Except as before Excepted) and to have no more of my Estate
      Item I give and bequeath to my daughter Lucy Triplett and after my wife Ann's widowhood a fourth part of all my personal estate of what kind soever ( Except as before Excepted) to her and her heirs forever also it is my will and desire that the Delivery of the above sd four negroes immediately after my decease to my daughter Lucy aforesd shall be delivered and I hereby give and order to be given to her with the said Negroes twelve barrels of my Indian Corn anything construed as above herein to the contrary and notwithstanding and she to have no more of my Estate.
      Item I give and bequeath unto my Grandson WILLIAM ABBETT a son of my son EDWARD ABETT deced during his natural life all that part of my land whereon I now live lying on the South side of the Mountain Run and bounded by Chicken Branch Together with five negroes after the widowhood of my loving wife Ann (named) and after my grandson William Abbotts decease aforesd I give and bequeath all that part of the land together with the sd five negroes and their future increase to EDWARD ABBOTT a son of my Grandson WILLIAM aforesd to him and the heirs of his body lawfully begotten forever, also my desire is that my Still be and remain on my Plantation for the whole and sold use Benefit & Profit of my two Grand children to whom I have divided all my lend and their heirs as aforesaid forever. Item I give and bequeath unto ROGER ABBETT a son of my son WILLIAM ABBETT deceased all the Remainder part of my land lying on the said Branch together with five negroes after the widowhood of my Wife Ann (named) also the other negroe children which I formerly lent to my son William Abbett Deced Father to the sd Roger aforesd. during his natural life named Tom land Dolly all which sd Land and five Negroes aforesd and all their future increase and after my loving Wife Ann's Widowhood I give and bequeath unto my sd Grandson Roger Abbett son of my son William deced aforesaid to him and his heirs of his body lawfully begotten forever, also my will and desire is and after the widowhood of my loving wife Ann that he may have an Equall benefit and use of my Still, but neither of my Grandsons aforesd to move it off of the Manuel Plantation. Item I give and bequeath unto my son JAMES ABBETT two negro men (named) to him and his heirs forever which two negroes are already in his possession and he to have no more of my estate and furthermore it is my will and desire and I do hereby constitute appoint and Ordain my Dear and Loving Wife ANN ABBETT my son in Law JEROME RAWSON & my grandson, WILLIAM ABBETT, a son of my son Edward Abbett Deced to be my whole and sole Executrix & Executors of this my last Will and Testament .. Furthermore my desire is that my Wife Ann have the whole and sole command of this my estate during the limited time aforesaid without any molesltation, hindrance or I nteruption of any of her children or any other person whatsoever And at the expiration of my Wife's widowhood as abovementioned my Desire is my children shall be content to divide the personal estate as above willed what they find she has remaining. In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this second day of July Anno Seventeen hundred and sixty two.
      Presence: DANIEL FIELD, Roger Abbett
      John Singleton. Richard Young
      Be it known to all men by these presents that Whereas I Roger Abbett of Saint Marks Parish in the County of Culpeper in the Colony of Virginia Planter have made and declared the within writing to be may last will and testament bearing date the second day of July Anno Seventeen hundred and sixty two as on the other side of these Presents may more at large appear, I therefore the said Roger Abbett by this Present Codicil do Ratify and confirm my sd last Will and Testament my will and desire being only to add the following Codicil or schedule to my said last Will and Testament in the following manner (Viz) I leave and bequeath unto my Dear and Loving wife during her widowhood the Labour Benefit and Profits of my young negroe men purchased for my by CAPT. HENRY FIELD named King and Peter and after the widowhood or decease of my Loving wife Ann Abbett I give and bequeath one of the said Negro men named Peter to my son JAMES ABBETT to him and his heirs forever also my will and deisre is that after the widowhood or decease of my Loving wife Ann aforesaid I give and bequeath unto my Son in Law JEROME ROSSON the other negro man named King to him and his heirs forever also my will and desire is further and I do nominate constitute and appoint my dear and loving wife Ann Abbett and my son in law Jerome Rosson my Grandson William Abbett a son of my son Edward Abbett deceased to be my whole and sole Executors & Executrix of this my last will and Testament and my will & meaning is that this Codicil or Schedule be and be adjudged to be a part of and Parcell of my said Last Will and Testament and that all things herein mentioned and contained to be faithfully and truly performed and as fully and amply complied with in every respect as if the some were 30 declared and set down in my said last Will & Testament on the other side. Witness my hand and seal this Twenty Eighth day of August In the year of our Lord Seventeen hundred and sixty two.
      Presence: RICHARD YOUNG, Roger Abbett
      HENRY FIELD JUNR., JOHNI MUNROE
      At a Court held for the County of Culpeper on Thursday the 18th day of November 1762
      The last Will and Testament of Roger Abbett Dead was exhibited to the Court by Ann Abbett & WilLiam Abbett two of the Executors therein named together with the Codicil] thereto and was proved by the Witnesses thereto & ordered to be recorded, the said Executors having sworn to the same and given Bond and Security according to Law, Liberty being reserved for the other Executor therein named to Join in the Probat when he shall think fit.
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      1749-1770 Culpeper County, Virginia Will Book A; [Sparacio]; Page 329-331
      In obedience to an order of Culpeper Court to us directed bear ing date the 18th Day of November 1762 we the appraisers being first Duly sworn before BENJAMIN ROBERTS Gent. one of his Majestys Justices of the Peace do appraise the slaves and personal estate of ROGER ABBETT Decd in Currt. money as followeth . items listed and valued to total £768..6..8 .. ( inventory includes 15 negroes appraised to £512..0..0) .. ANN ABBETT Exrx., WM. ABBETT Exor. Made by appraisers HENRY FIELD JUNR., WILLM. PAYTON, WM. BALL.
      May 19th 1763. Returned into Court and ordered to be recorded,

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      http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=15&last=&g_p=G5&col lection=NN Grant
      Title Abbot, Roger.
      Publication 23 November 1714.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Northern Neck Grants, reels 288-311.
      Note Location: Richmond County.
      Description: 186 acres on the Deep Run falling into Rappahannock about 12 miles above the falls thereof.
      Source: Northern Neck Grants No. 5, 1713-1719, p. 15 (Reel 289).
      Recorded survey available. Northern Neck Grants No.5 1713-1719. (reverse).
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      1738-RENT ROLLS - Prince William County, VA
      Abbott, Roger
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      Prince William County, Virginia Deeds {June Whitehurst Johnson}: Liber B; 1732-1735;
      Pages 317-321. July 18, 1734. John Furguson of Parish of Truro Pr. Wm., planter to Samuel Skinker of Hanover Parish and King George CO., Gent....for 40 lbs., 10 shilling, 8 pence curr. money.....703 a. in Parish of Hamilton Pr. Wm. Co.....one tract on south west side of a small br. issuing out of a br. of Rocky Run, containing 325 a..... as by deed from the Proprietors granted to John Farguson dated Aug. 24, 1719....the other tract of 378 a. on upper side of Deep Run corner to Henry Gollop....corner to John Corbin....to Giles Traverse....to land surveyed for Roger Abbott in head of a br. of Deep Run as by deed from Proprietors to John Farguson dated April 9, 1727....deed of lease and release.
      John Farguson
      Wit: John Diskin, Sam. Smith, M. Battaley.
      Rec'd. of Samuel Skinker sum of 40 lbs., 10 shilling, 8 pence dated July 19, 1734.
      At court July 19, 1734 John Farguson acknowledged this release with receipt endorsed to Samuel Skinker.
      Pages 321-324. July 4, 1734. John Savage of Parish of Overwharton Stafford Co. to Samuel Skinker of Hanover Parish, King George Co., Gent for 25 lbs. curr. money....500 a. in Truro Parish....corner to Col. Robert Carter....tract granted unto John Dawkins by deed from the Proprietors Office dated Fob. 15, 1729....deed of lease and release.
      Jno: Savage
      Wit: Nath. Chapman, M. Battaley, John Champe.
      Rec'd. of Samuel Skinker sum of 25 lbs. curr. money July 5, 1734. At court Aug. 21, 1734 John ravage acknowledged this release with receipt endorsed to Samuel Skinker.
      === land mentioned
      1722-1749 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Will Book A; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      ROBERTS, JOHN, St. George's Parish, d. Sept. 10, 1724, p. Nov. 3, 1724.
      Wit. G. Lightfoot, John Brown, Matthew Bailey.
      Ex. son-in-law Francis Kirkley;
      son John Roberts.
      Leg. son John, land on Flatt Run joining Hack Norman;
      son Benjamin, land joining Roger Abbott;
      son George;
      daughter Mary Paten. (Page 9)

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