Name: Lawrence Abbington
Birth: ABT 1656 in Westmoreland County, Virginia
Death: 31 AUG 1698 in Westmoreland County, Virginia - admin
WILLS OF Westmoreland County, Virginia 1654-1800 BY AUGUSTA B. FOTHERGILL: Pg 9
ABBINGTON, LAWRENCE, No date; probated 25 May 1670.
Wife, Lydia; son Lawrence; daus. Mary, Lydia, Abigail and Jane.
Wills of Westmoreland County, Virginia , Page 22
BROWN, ORIGINAL, 5 February 1697-8; 27 April 1698.
Chest of drawers to dau. Jane Pope;
dau. Judith Roe 10 shillings;
dau. Mary Brown at age of 16 years one negro girl, feather bed and furniture;
son William horses, pistols and bayonets;
Law. Abbington one-half stock, books, etc.;
wife Jane exx. and residue of estate.
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.
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).
WILLS OF Westmoreland County, Virginia 1654-1800 BY AUGUSTA B. FOTHERGILL: Pg 21
FLEWELLING, JOHN, 15 March 1697-8; 30 March 1698. One heifer to god-dau. Margaret; Law. Abbington exr; Estate to be sold for tobacco and the amount of same goes to sons William and Thomas Flewelling at the age of 16 years.
WILLS OF Westmoreland County, Virginia 1654-1800 BY AUGUSTA B. FOTHERGILL: Pg 33
BOOTH, WILLIAM, 2 October 1702 ; 25 November 1702. Wife Elizabeth 200 acres of land and at her death to Mary daughter of Law. Abingdon; to Alexander Webster one gold ring and Ann his wife 15 shillings ; to Sarah wife of Capt. Benj. Berryman 3 half crowns; to Thomas Shaw one gun ; sister in law Sarah dau. of John Blagdon late of this county deceased to be exx.; Alexander Webster trustee.
Father: Lawrence Abbington b: BEF 1636
Mother: Lydia Brooke b: 1640 in St. Mary's County, Maryland
Lydia Blagdon b: ABT 1660 in Westmoreland County, Virginia
in Westmoreland County, Virginia
- Joseph Abbington b: BEF 1679 in Westmoreland County, Virginia
- Brookes Abbington b: BEF 1683 in Westmoreland County, Virginia
- Mary Abbington b: BEF 1686 in Westmoreland County, Virginia
Dorothy Blagdon b: BEF 1663 in Westmoreland County, Virginia
BEF 23 FEB 1686/87
in Westmoreland County, Virginia
- James Abbington b: ABT 1688 in Westmoreland County, Virginia