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John Abbott

Birthplace: Sudbury, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
Death: Died in United States
Place of Burial: United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Abbott and Jemima Abbott
Husband of Elizabeth Abbott and Elizabeth Abbott
Father of Jemima Waldo; Elizabeth Abbott; Joseph Abbott; Col. John Abbott; Samuel Abbott and 1 other
Brother of Jemima Abbott; Mary Wheeler; Sarah Williams and Hannah Cady

Occupation: Merchant, sea captain
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About John Abbott

The son of my ancestors, JOHN & JEMIMA (JOHNSON) ABBOTT, he married Elizabeth Phipps on October 18, 1721 in Lexington, Mass. Bay Colony. He was in Stow, Mass. by 1722 where he bought a house, barn & 66 acres of meadow upland, and swamp from Benjamin Wellington. Between 1725 and 1727, he was in Windham, Conn, and by 1728 in "West Farms" (now Franklin), Norwich Co., Conn.

He was living in Georgetown, South Carolina in 1730 where he was a merchant and sea captain making several voyages to England and the West Indies. On February 29, 1732, he received a royal grant for 250 acres in Craven County on the south side of Black River and in September of that year another grant of 650 acres in Prince George's Parish, Craven Co. at Rumm Bluff on the Waccamaw River. He removed to Wilmington, North Carolina in 1738.

He either died in Stow, Mass. or more likely in Craven, South Carolina. Two of their sons, John & Samuel, who remained in Conn. were Colonels and served in the Rev. War.


Born in Lexington, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA on 1697 to John Abbott and Jemima Johnson 1672-1754.

John married Elizabeth Phipps and had 5 children. He passed away on 1783 in Charlestown, South Carolina, USA.


Joseph Abbott 1730-1789

John Abbott 1724-1835

Samuel Abbott 1726-1788

Sarah Abbott 1728-Unknown

Jemima Abbott 1728-1819

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John Abbott's Timeline

October 3, 1701
Sudbury, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
November 13, 1722
Age 21
Stow, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
Age 21
King and Queens, Virginia, United States
April 2, 1724
Age 22
Stow, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
September 18, 1726
Age 24
Windham, Windham, Connecticut, USA
March 23, 1729
Age 27
Stow, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
Age 29
Stow, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
June 23, 1782
Age 80
United States
United States