About Robert Abrell
Richard Abrell (b. WFT Est. 1643-1686, d. WFT Est. 1682-1767) Richard Abrell172, 173 was born WFT Est. 1643-1686 in of Cecil, My Genealogy Home Page Updated April 9, 2008 http://
Richard Abrell (b. WFT Est. 1643-1686, d. WFT Est. 1682-1767)Richard Abrell172, 173 was born WFT Est. 1643-1686 in of Cecil, Maryland174, 175, and died WFT Est. 1682-1767176, 177.
Notes for Richard Abrell: [backup04072004.GED] [v13t2182.ged] HISTORY: John Mead affirmed a sale of land by his father-in-law, Richard Abrill Prince William county was formed from parts of Stafford County and King William county in 1730, Fairfax county was formed from Prince William county in 1742, and Loudoun county was formed from Fairfax County in 1757. On 28 Jan, 1733-34, Thomas Thoms of Prince William county sold John Mead and Henry Ballinger some land in Truro Parish, Prince William county. This deed was witnessed by an oath from his father-in-law, Richard Abrill. This was affirmed by a court on 18 July 1734 and on 28 May 1739 it was further affirmed by Amos Janney, a Quaker. Since Quakers did not take oaths, it is unlikely that Richard Abrill was a Quaker. HISTORY: The William and Mary Quarterly shows the presence of a Richard Abrall, a surveyor on 18 May, 1652; and a patent for 300 acres to Robt. Abrall, gent. on 3 April, 1651; *a Richard Abrell appears in Lower Norfolk County, 23 years of age in 1647; **and a Col. Robert Abrahall settled in VA in 1654; ***in 1741, John Mead and Richard Abrell voted, while in 1744 only John Mead voted which may infer that Richard Abrell died between 1741-44; ****Robert Abrell was a burgess from New Kent in the assembly of1654-55, and Robert Abrahall was a burgess from New Kent in the assembly of 1659-60, and that Col. Robert Abrahall was allowed 5375 pounds of tobacco. Minutes of the Council and General Court show Col. Robert Abrahall was high sheriff of New Kent County in 1672 and on page 328 he is referred to as Col. Abrall. !William & Mary Quarterly, First Series, Vol 24, pp. 37-38, York County, VA *William & Mary Quarterly, Vol 25, p. 38, York County, VA
- *William & Mary Quarterly, First Series, Vol 7, p 223, York County,
VA ***Boogher's Gleanings of Virginia History, pp. 116,121, 124
- ***Journal of the House of Burgess
!DEED* - Book "B", page 311, Prince William County, VA DEED - Book "D", page 117, Prince William County, VA
More About Richard Abrell: Record Change: 06 Apr 2008
More About Richard Abrell and <Unnamed>: Marriage: WFT Est. 1667-1725178, 179
Children of Richard Abrell are: +Mary Abrell, b. WFT Est. 1682-1710180, 181, d. WFT Est. 1752-1802182, 183.