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

Samuel Abell

Male 1719 - 1777  (58 years)


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  • Name Samuel Abell 
    Born 1719  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 15 Jul 1777  St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I062169  Tree1
    Last Modified 25 May 2020 

    Father Samuel Abell,   b. Bef 1689, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1762, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 73 years) 
    Mother Winifred Riley,   b. Bef 1693, Green Hill, Brittaines Bay, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1725, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 34 years) 
    Married Bef 4 May 1709  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F26198  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eleanor Bryan,   b. Between 1723 and 1725, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1777, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Married Bef 1741  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Philip Abell,   b. 1741, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1772, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)
     2. Dorothy Abell,   b. Bef 1753, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1824, Washington County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 71 years)
     3. Alethea Abell,   b. 22 Apr 1753, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1821, Washington County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     4. Samuel Abell,   b. 13 Jan 1755, St. Andrews Parish, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1801, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
     5. Mary Abell,   b. Bef 1757, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1815, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 58 years)
     6. Robert Abell,   b. 8 May 1757, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1802, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
     7. Winifred Abell,   b. Bef 1758, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1820, Washington County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 62 years)
     8. Abner Joseph Abell,   b. 1759, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1819, Washington County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 61 years)
     9. Eleanor Abell,   b. Abt 1760, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1 Dec 1797, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 37 years)
    Last Modified 25 May 2020 
    Family ID F02810  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Will of Samuel Abell, Jr., St Mary's County, 7/1/1774-7/15/1777.
      Wife: Eleanor, use of water mill, etc. and 1/3 pt. of the residue of my personal estate.
      Grandson: Elisha Morgan, a negro girl named Sarah; if she dies before Elisha comes of age, he is to get another negro of not less than 13 years of age.
      Grandson: Bennet Wimsatt, one likely negro girl of not less an 13 years old, when he arrives at the age of 18 and not before.
      No accounts from my books shall be claimed against any of my daughters' husbands.
      Sons: Samuel and Robert (Execs.), all the remaining balance of my real estate and personal estate.
      Wit.: John Abell, Sr., Thomas Abell, Arthur Abell.
      CODICIL, 7/21/1774: Sons to have liberty to sell 4 negroes named Ned, Sam, Boss, and Dick or Tom to pay my debts. Same witnesses as will.
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      Brian, William, St Mary's Co., 21st Sept., 1734; 7th Aug., 1739.
      To son Henry, ex., and hrs., the part of dwelling plantation "Williams Indeavor" lying on S. side of freshet leading into Brittans Bay, also that part of "Locust Thicket" lying on S. side of freshet in Beaver Dam Manor and 20 A. "Black Oke Levill."
      To son William and hrs., parts of "Williams Indeavor" and "Locust Thickett" lying on N. side of freshet.
      To son Ignatious and hrs. personalty and property in event of death of Henry or William without hrs. and in event of his death to son John.
      To daus. Henerita, Elener, Mary and Elizabeth personalty.
      Test: Sara Riggbe, Ann Britt, Peter Ford. 22. 89.
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      William Brion 24.265 SM 67.17.2 Aug 8 1739 Sep 27 1739
      Appraisers: Samuel Abell, James Brown.
      Next of kin: Richard Winstt, Henry Winstt.
      Administrator/Executor: Henry Bryane
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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
      ===
      Elisabeth Griffen 53.35 SM 2.2.0 Nov 29 1752 Apr 3 1753
      Appraisers: James Brown, John Brewer.
      Next of kin: Samuel Abell, Jr., Lydia Abell.
      Administrator/Executor: Samuel Abell, Sr.

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