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

Margaret Abbott

Female Bef 1729 - Aft 1791  (> 64 years)


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  • Name Margaret Abbott  [1
    Birth Bef 1729  Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Death Aft 1791  Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I114992  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2024 

    Father Roger Abbott,   b. Bef 1688   d. 18 Nov 1762, St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 74 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Anne Waddington,   b. Bef 1692, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 21 Jun 1779, Culpeper County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 87 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F36723  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family James White,   b. Bef 1725   d. Aft 1783, Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 60 years) 
    Children 
     1. Margaret White,   b. 1745, Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1762, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 17 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. Armistead White,   b. Bef 1748, Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 16 Jun 1791, Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia - inventory Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 43 years)  [Father: natural]
     3. Presley White,   b. Bef 1754, Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1779, Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 27 years)  [Father: natural]
     4. Abbott White,   b. Bef 1754, Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1778, Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 26 years)  [Father: natural]
     5. Female White  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F24638  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2024 

  • Notes 
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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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      1770-1783 Culpeper County, Virginia Will Book B; [Dorothy Ford Wulfeck];
      Will of Ann Abbott of Culpeper Co.
      Dated 18 March, 1774, Proven 21 June, 1779.
      Legatees: Dau. Margret and Armistead White and Presley White, my grandsons,
      Executors: Grandson Armistead White, grandson Presley White.
      Wit.: Isaac Campbell, Charles Clifton, Mary Elling (X) Campbell.
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      1765-1769 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book E (Part 2); [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 589.
      14 Sept. 1768. James White and Margaret White of Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, to Margaret Gaines, grandaugh-ter to James White and Margaret his wife and daughter to James Gaines of same. For love, good will and affection.Negro girl about eleven years old named Miley.
      James (X) White
      Margaret (X) White
      pit: Daniel Campbell, George (G) Campbell, Armsted White.
      16 Sept. 1768. Acknowledged by James.
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      1778-1779 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book I; [Antient Press]; Page 173-174
      TO ALL PEOPLE Know ye that I JAMES WHITE of the County of Culpeper and Parish of Bromfield for good causes as well as for the Natual love I do bear to my beloved Son ARMISTEAD WHITE (the hereafter reserves being first and Amply complied with) do give him the said Armistead all my Estate both real and personal to him forever he paying to my Son ABBOTT WHITE one hundred pound at my decease and to my Grand Daughter LUCEY CAMPBELL one hundred pound at my Decease and makes a good right to MARGARET GAINS my Grand Daughter in one Negroe wench named Mille and her increase now in the actual possession of my Son in Law JAMES GAINS who is to have the said Negroe till my Grand Daughter arrives to Lawful age or Maries and shall in the time of my own and my Wife MAGARETs life suppourt and maintain us his Father and Mother and my Grand Children Margaret Gains and Lucey Campbell till they shall come to Lawfuil Age or Marries in a reasonable manner suitable to the Estate he now takes possession of but in case he fails to do and perform his part.of the support and Maintenance to either of the above mentioned four persons that then the whole Estate to be as this Deed of Gift had never been Wrote but in case he should perform his part then he is to have all my Estate from the date hereof. In Witness whereof I have set my hand and Seal this 4 day of Octor. 1778.
      Presents of GEORGE WETHERALL, James X White
      ROBERT SHOTWELL, HANNAH SHOTWELL,
      ANN WETHERALL, MARY WETHERALL
      At a Court held for Culpeper County the 15th of March 1779
      This Indented Deed of Gift ordered to be recorded.
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      1779-1781 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book L (Part 1); [Antient Press]; Page 58-59
      THIS INDENTURE made the Fifteenth day of November in year of our Lord One thousand seven hundred and seventy nine by and Between Colo. WILLIAM THORNTON of County of Culpeper in Colony of Virginia of one part and JAMES WHITE and MARGARET his Wife of County and Colony aforesaid of other part Witnesseth that WILLIAM THORNTON for the rents and covenants and services hereafter mentioned hath demised set and farm let unto JAMES WHITE and MARGARET his Wife during their natural lives one certain tenement or messuage of land containing One hundred acres being the Tennament JAMES WHITE hath now in possession from said WILLIAM THORNTON and bounded Begining at two Chesnuts and a white Oak and runs thence North twenty five degrees, East one hundred and fifty two poles to a Hickory and Poplar, thence East ninety pole to a white Oak and red Oak, thence South four Degrees West One hundred and forty four pole to a white Oak, thence West One hundred and fifty poles to the begining the said JAMES WHITE and MARGARET his Wife during their natural lives paying annually on the first day of December unto WILLIAM THORNTON or order the full and just sum of Forty bushels of good clean sound Merchantable Wheat delivered at. said THORNTONs GRIST MILL in good order and also the just sum of Twenty shillings current money as Rent for said land the first of which said rents shall become due on first day of December in year One thousand seven hundred and Eighty and at the death of JAMES WHITE and MARGARET his Wife their heirs and Executors to deliver up to WILLIAM THORNTON his heirs or Executors the aforesaid Tenement of Land In Witness whereof WILLIAM THORNTON hath hereto set his hand and seal the day and year first above written
      in presents of us WILLIAM THORNTON
      At a Court held for Culpeper County the 15th day of November 1779
      This indenture of Lease was acknowledged by WILLIAM THORNTON and ordered to be recorded
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      1783-1785 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book M; [Antient Press]; Page 96-100
      THIS INDENTURE made the Twenty third day of October in year of our Lord One thousand seven hundred and Eighty three Between ARMISTEAD WHITE, SUSANNA his, JAMES WHITE & MARGARET his Wife of the County of Culpeper and Colony of Virginia of one part and WILLIAM THORNTON of County & Colony aforesaid of other part Witnesseth that ARMISTEAD WHITE, SUSANNA his Wife, JAMES WHITE & MARGARET his Wife for sum of One hundred pounds to them in hand paid by these presents do bargain and sell unto WILLIAM THORNTON his heirs all that tract of land lying in County of Culpeper & Parish of Bromfield it being the land joining the land the said ARMISTEAD WHITE now lives on and bounded Begining at a white Oak and Chesnut to the said ARMISTEAD WHITEs other land he now lives on and Runing thence North thirty and three degrees East one hundred and ninety two poles to two Chesnuts JAMES McDONALDs Corner, thence with his line North seventy degrees East two hundred and sixty pole (Viz) one hundred and seventy six poles to a Hickory and red Oak, McDONALDs Corner in JOHN THOMPSONs line, and the same course being continued with THOMPSONs line forty poles farther to a Hickory in the said line, Corner to JOHN BARNHISLE, thence with his line South ten degrees West one hundred and four poles to a Gum on a Mountain, BARNHISLEs Corner, thence with another of his lines South twenty nine degrees East thirty degrees twenty eight pole to a red Oak (down), Corner to BARNHISLE and WILLIAM THORNTON, thence with THORNTONs line South twenty eight degrees West fifty two poles to a large Chesnut, THORNTONs Corner, thence with another of his lines South ten degrees West One hundred and ten poles to a white Oak and a red Oak, Corner to JOHN THORNTON, thence North eighty five degrees West thirty degrees two hundred and seventy two poles to the begining, containing by estimation Three hundred and Eight acres, and all houses profits and Emoluments whatsoever to the same belonging To have and to hold the said Tract of land with the appurtenances unto WILLIAM THORNTON his heirs In Witness whereof the said ARMISTEAD WHITE SUSANNA his Wife, JAMES WHITE and MARGARET his Wife have hereunto set their hands & Seals the day and year first above written
      in presence of H. HILL, ARMISTEAD WHITE
      BENJAMIN LILLARD, SUSANNA WHITE
      JOHN GRAVES JAMES WHITE
      MARGARET WHITE
      The Commonwealth of Virginia to BENJAMIN LILLARD, HENRY HILL and WM. WALKER Gent. Greeting (The Commission for the private Examination of SUSANNA, Wife of ARMISTEAD WHITE, and MARGARET, Wife of JAMES WHITE dated at the Courthouse the 24th day of October 1783 in the Seventh year of the Commonwealth) (The return of the private examination of SUSANNA and MARGARET WHITE dated the 24th day of October 1783 and signed by BENJAMIN LILLARD and H. HILL)
      At a Court held for Culpeper County the 16th day of February 1784
      This Indenture was partly proved by the Oath of JOHN GRAVES a witness thereto as to JAMES WHITE, and acknowledged by ARMISTEAD WHITE and ordered to be recorded with Commission thereto annexed and a Certificate thereon
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      1790-1791 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book Q (Part 1); [Antient Press]; Page 161-162
      TO ALL TO WHOM it may concern, Know ye that whereas ARMISTEAD WHITE deced.. (my Son) in his life time stand Indebted to me in the sum of Fifteen pounds current money of Virginia, which money was borrowed by the said ARMISTEAD of his Father & was to be paid to me whenever demanded; I do therefore hereby forever make over all my right and title of in and to said money to SUSANNA WHITE, (Relict of the above mentioned ARMISTEAD), to be possessed by her clear of the claim or demand of any person, Given under my hand & seal this 21st day of November 1790
      Sign'd Seal'd & deliver'd in presence of
      O: MINOR, MARGRET WHITE
      WALTER H. COARTS
      At a Court held for Culpeper County the 20th day of June 1791
      This Release from MARGRET WHITE to SUSANNA WHITE was proved by the Oaths of WALTER H. COURTS one of the witnesses thereto & ordered to be recorded
      Teste JOHN JAMESON. Cl Cur

  • Sources 
    1. [S74] Genealogies of Virginia Families Vol. I, from Tyler's Quarterly Historical and Genealogical Magazine.

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