|Birth: ||Jan. 15, 1763|
|Death: ||Apr. 17, 1859|
New York, USA
From the book published in 1916 "Abbe -Abbey Genealogy In Memory of John Abbe and his Descendants" by Cleveland Abbe and Joseph Genung Nichols
GEORGE ABBEY, son of Samuel Abbey, born January 15, 1763, in Chatham, Middlesex County, Conn.
He enlisted in the Revolution July, 1779, and served one month as private under Colonel Woodbridge and Captain Benjamin Wright. He again enlisted July, 1781, and served five and a half months under Colonel Canfield and Captains Cook and Starr. In 1838, Mar 21, he applied for a pension, a resident of Wethersfield, Conn. He is probably the George Abbey of 1790 Census, Wethersfield, 1 male over 16, 1 male under 16, 3 females in the family; in 1800 Census, 1 male over 45, 1 male and 1 female between 26 and 45, 1 male and 1 female between 10 and 16, and 1 male and 1 female under 10.
The following records may refer to this George Abbey: George Abbey of Hamilton, Madison County, N. Y., died April 17, 1859, in Hamilton.
His will, dated April 13, 1858, mentioned son Alonzo and daughter Lucretia. At the settlement of the estate the heirs given were: Lucretia Abbey of Hamilton, N. Y. Henry M. Abbey of Paint Creek, Mich.; George B. Alden of Tama, Iowa; Cordelia White of Germantown, Iowa; Charles E. Alden and Hettie Alden, residence unknown; Nina J. Greenfield of Orwell, N. Y. ; Melvin Hubbard of Waterville, N. Y. The son, Alonzo Abbey, made his will May 7, 1869, probated January 19, 1881. He is called of Hamilton, Madison County, and his wife, Diana, and sister, Lucretia B. Abbey, are the heirs mentioned in the will. Samuel I. Abbey of North Brookfield was a witness, but at the time of probation he was a resident of Michigan. Ira Abbey was a witness at the probation. The list of heirs given on the court proceedings is the same as that of George Abbey's heirs except that the residence of Cordelia White is given as Germanville, Iowa.
Married in Wethersfield, Conn., Rocky Hill, February 5, 1784, MARY BROOKS.
1 _______, b. 1809 ; buried April 28, 1810, aged 11 months ; recorded in Wethersfield.
2 - Alonzo Abbey, see above. Married Diana Risley, b. April 26, 1815; d. July 13, 1886, daughter of Jonathan, jr., and Lucy (Benton) Risley of Sauquoit, N. Y. No children.
The son, Alonzo Abbey, made his will May 7, 1869, probated January 19, 1881. He is called of Hamilton, Madison County, and his wife, Diana
3 - Lucretia Abbey, ‘Lucretia Abbey of Hamilton, N. Y"
Samuel Abby (1726 - 1806)
Rachel Matson Abbey (1733 - 1774)
Created by: Gone Too Soon
Record added: Mar 27, 2012
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