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From: "Heather Ross" <>
Subject: Re: [NYHAMILT] [ABBOTT] JOHN ABBOTT NY/IN D-1840'S
Date: Mon, 16 Oct 2006 13:41:49 -0700
I research both the Abbott (Abbot) and Conklin families and would be very
interested in the developments on this line. I would recommend that you also
post this info on both the Conklin list and Rockland Co NY list.
I hope it helps,
On 10/16/06, David Phillips <> wrote:
> My third great grandfather, John Abbott was born between 1760 and 1770,
> probably in Connecticut, Massachusetts or New York. Several of his children
> were born in New York (at least through 1812). By 1820 he is included in
> the Jefferson County, Indiana census. He remained in Jefferson County (near
> Lancaster, Indiana) for the rest of his life. He died in June/July 1841
> according to Probate documents recorded in Jefferson County, Indiana.
> John's wife and three or four (due to the way 1820 census data were
> collected I can't tell) males and two young females were living with him in
> Jefferson County, Indiana in 1820. In the 1830 census for Jefferson County
> he and his wife still had two male children and one daughter at home. By
> 1840 he was living alone.
> I found a deed for the sale of some property that John and his wife owned,
> recorded October 31, 1839. The name for his wife appears to be Gran (I
> assume for Granny Abbott). It could be Grace or Fran (old writing is
> difficult to read) but it looks like Gran. Neither John nor Gran could sign
> their names. Since Mrs. Abbott was not in the 1840 census I assume she died
> between October, 1839 and July, 1840.
> The "Complete Record Probate C May 1842-Nov 1845" pages 106-110 at the
> Jefferson County Courthouse contain John Abbott's property appraisal and
> Sale Bill. His possessions at death were typical of a farmer of the
> time. His final Estate settlement is contained in "Order Book F", page
> 39. In this document his assets are listed as worth $150.23 ¾. These
> assets were divided between his ten children which are listed (the daughters
> by their married names). One of the daughters was Barbara Abbott. Per the
> LDS Church Web Page she was born in 1792 and married to John Conklin about
> 1813 both in Northville, Fulton Co., NY. If this is correct it appears that
> John and wife lived in Fulton Co., NY prior to moving to Indiana. I have
> posted this information on the Jefferson County, Indiana GENWEB site for
> any who want more information.
> I would like to communicate with any descendants of these people and would
> be most interested in their ancestors.
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