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Cornelius Dabney

Birthdate:
Birthplace: St. Peter's Parish, New Kent County, Virginia Colony, Colonial America
Death: Died in St. Paul's Parish, Hanover County, Province of Virginia, Colonial America
Immediate Family:

Son of Cornelius Dabney Sr. and Susannah Anderson
Husband of Mary Ann Dabney and Sarah Ann Dabney
Father of William Dabney; George Dabney; Brig. Gen. John Dabney; Cornelius Dabney; Mary Elizabeth Maupin and 6 others
Brother of James Dabney; Frances Dabney; Benjamin Dabney; Dorothy Trice; Mary Carr and 2 others
Half brother of Capt. George Dabney, Sr.; Elizabeth Dabney; Sarah Winston; John Dabney and James Dabney

Occupation: *will probated in Hanover VA 1765 ???were they D'aubigne????
Managed by: James Cuming Alexander
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About Cornelius Dabney

Will of Cornelius Dabney

February 7, 1765. - In the County Court of Hanover the will of Cornelius Dabney was recorded. He names his wife Sarah. His children, whom he names in his will were: William, John and Cornelius; the latter died before he did, as he mentions that his portion of the estate was to be sold, and the proceeds divided among the children of his deceased son, Cornelius. He names his son-in-law C. Harris, his daughters Mary Elizabeth Maupin, Fanny Maupin, and Anna Thompson, and the husbands of two others, Brown and Johnson, and appointed John Dabney and Henry Terrell his executors. This will was dated October 25, 1764." (1)

In Old New Kent County, Vol. 2, p. 883, Dr. Malcolm Hart Harris reported that after the death of his first wife Eedeth, Cornelius Dabney married Susanah, whose second husband was David Anderson. In her will dated 5 February 1724 (Hanover County Will Book 1, 1862-1868, Reel 1, pp. 632-634, Virginia State Library), Susanah Dabney-Anderson named her children:

Cornelius Dabney, the executor of her will. He married Sarah Jennings on 17 April 1721 (Virginia Marriage Records, by Wm. M. Clemons, Virginia State Library). His will was proved on 7 Feb. 1765 in which he named his wife Sarah and children William, John, Cornelius (deceased), Mary Elizabeth Maupin, Fanny Maupin, and Anna Thompson (Hanover County Will Book 1, 1862-1868, Reel 1, beginning page 634, Virginia State Library).An executor of his will was his second son, John Dabney, who became a Brigadier General in the Revolutionary War. (1)

Notes

Dabney - or d'Aubigne

A descendant of the French Huguenot family of that name; two brothers having fled from France at the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes in 1685 went to Wales and remained there for a time, then Cornelius and his brother John came to Virginia about 1715 or 1717. After the death of his first wife Cornelius Dabney married Sara Jennings in April 1721. The Dabneys changed the spelling of their name after coming to Virginia. Mary Elizabeth Dabney their eldest daughter--married Daniel, the brother of John Maupin.


Descended from Theodore Agrippa D'Aubigne, a French Huguenot b. 1550.

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Cornelius Dabney's Timeline

1675
September 2, 1675
St. Peter's Parish, New Kent County, Virginia Colony, Colonial America
1722
July 14, 1722
Age 46
Albemarle County, Virginia
1722
Age 46
Province of Virginia
1725
October 17, 1725
Age 50
St. Paul's Parish, Hanover County, Province of Virginia, Colonial America
1726
March 12, 1726
Age 50
Hanover, Virginia, USA
December 25, 1726
Age 51
Probably St. Paul's Parish, Hanover County, Province of Virginia, Colonial America
1731
1731
Age 55
Hanover County, Province of Virginia
1733
1733
Age 57
Hanover, Virginia
1739
1739
Age 63
Hanover County, Province of Virginia