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Abraham DeHaven

Birthdate: (55)
Birthplace: Philadelphia County, Province of Pennsylvania
Death: Died in Loudoun County, Province of Virginia
Immediate Family:

Son of Harmon DeHaven and Anneken Margaretha DeHaven
Husband of Rebecca DeHaven and Rebecca Dehaven
Father of Sally Ellis (Dehaven); Hannah Pannebecker (Dehaven); Martha Ann Samuels; Lt. Abraham DeHaven; Isaac Dehaven and 4 others
Brother of Edward DeHaven; Mary Seeley; John DeHaven; Katharine Davis; Margaret Davis and 4 others

Managed by: Ben M. Angel, still catching up
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About Abraham DeHaven

Information from Lloyd D. Ellis:


ID: I713

Name: Abraham DEHAVEN

RFN: 713

Change Date: 13 NOV 2005

Sex: M

Birth: ABT 1715 in Philadelphia County,, PA

Change Date: 7 JUL 1998

Will: 13 SEP 1770 Loudoun County,, VA


Sherry Johnson sherrjoh7@yahoo.com 16 Aug

2003 Loudoun County, Virginia Will Books, Will Book A

Will of Abraham Dehaven, Loudoun Co., VA, dated 13 Sept. 1770 Proved: on oaths of George McKenney, Elias Ellis, and William DeHaven.

Wife: Robetta - my new house and 1 acre of land it stands on, situated at the great road leading from Noland's ferry to Leesburg with 20 acres joining house on the south side of road during her life.

Sons: Jesse - 20 acres at wife's decease

Jacob - residue of land on south side

Abraham & Isaac - land on north side of road

Daus: Robetta & Sarah - each to have a horse or mare of 12L value, feather bed 6 pewter plates, two dishes, bason, spinning whel, saddle of 4:10 Pennsylvania currency value; sows, cow, etc...to be paid out of the estate on north side of road by Abraham and Isaac. Robetta's to be paid within two years. The daughters to have maintenance with Abraham and Isaac until they marry or remove; to work for use of family as long as they remain with their brothers.

Dau. Elizabeth - horse, saddle of equal value with her sisters, pewter,...paid when she is 18 years old, to be paid by Jacob.

Jesse [son] and Elizabeth to each get a years schooling out of estate

Daughter Hannah - one shilling, she being fully provided for.

Daughter Ann - one shilling, she being already provided for.

Executors: wife Robetta, sons Abraham and Isaac

Witnesses: George McKinney, Elias Ellis, William DeHaven

Securities: Isaac DeHaven, Henry Oxley, jr., Shadrach Samuels, and Elias Ellis

Inventory of Abraham DeHaven returned Sept. 10, 1771 by Josias Clapham, Phil Noland, Thomas George, John Steere. (p. 920)

Will Book A: Loudoun County, Virginia

Abstract from: D.A.R. Magazine, v. 82, p. 848; photocopy of original document in Dehaven file.

Death: 1771 in Loudoun Co.,, VA


Note the intermarriages: (Ref. Van Bibber) Dehaven (In den Hoffen), Op den Graeff and Van Bebber (sp). all founders of Germantown, PA

Arrived 1683 on ship Concord. All most likely from the area of Krefeld Mulheim (see Jane Dubart). Sometimes Quakers but mostly Anabaptist Mennionites who fled from the area around Tournai (now Belgium).

Refer to "The Dehaven Club" for ancestors and siblings.


Also see on the internet <DEHAVEN-L@rootsweb.com>

Several of Abrahams sons migrated to Scott County, KY in the early 1800s. Possibly Scotts in Allen County, nearby the Robert Ellis family.

Father: Harmon DEHAVEN

Mother: Annica Op den GRAEF

Marriage 1 Rebecca PAWLING

Married: 1736 in Now Montgomery Co.,, PA

Note: Was Philadelphia County.


1. Sarah DEHAVEN b: 1753 in Pennsylvania

2. Rebecca DEHAVEN b: ABT 1751 in ,, PA

3. Isaac DEHAVEN b: 16 FEB 1749/1750 in Philadelphia County,, PA


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Abraham DeHaven's Timeline

Philadelphia County, Province of Pennsylvania
December 29, 1737
Age 22
Skippack Township, Philadelphia County (Present Montgomery County), Province of Pennsylvania, (Present USA)
Age 26
Philadephia, PA
February 16, 1749
Age 34
Philadelphia County, Province of Pennsylvania
February 16, 1750
Age 35
Philadelphia County, Province of Pennsylvania
Age 36
Province of Pennsylvania, (Present USA)
Age 38
Province of Pennsylvania
Age 39
Philadelphia County, Province of Pennsylvania
Age 40
Philadelphia, PA