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

Joseph Abbington

Male Bef 1679 - Aft 1718  (> 41 years)


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  • Name Joseph Abbington 
    Born Bef 1679  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1718  Baltimore County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I030433  Tree1
    Last Modified 24 Feb 2020 

    Father Lawrence Abbington,   b. Abt 1656, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1698, Westmoreland County, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 42 years) 
    Mother 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 
    Family ID F18418  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 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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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY LAND RECORDS, Deed, 28 September 1698
      From: RICHARD DURHAM, late of Calvert County, now of London, England, carpenter; and wife.
      To: JOHN TAYLOR of London, England, merchant Price: 100 pounds sterling
      Property: All the 475 acre tract called "Moores Plaines" now in P. G. County, formerly in Calvert County, bounding on "Thorpland" and "Brockhall." This tract was patented to JAMES MOORE in 1673 and conveyed by him to WILLIAM MELLTON, 16 June 1674. MELLTON in turn sold to said RICHARD DURHAM 15 June 1680. Signature: RICHARD DURHAM (mark)
      Wit.: JOS. Abbington, GEORGE ASHMAN, BENJAMIN CHEW, and JOHN GIBSON.
      Ackn'd: ALICE DURHAM wife of RICHARD DURHAM, 17 April 1699.
      Recorded: (day & month unspecified) 1699, Vol. A, p. 200.

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