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Edmund Abney
Birth: 1530
Derbyshire, England
Death: Apr. 1, 1604
Leicestershire, England

Fourth son of George Abney and Ellen Wolseley, grandson of John Wolseley and Anne Stanley.

Husband of Katherine Ludham, duaghter of William Ludham, Alderman and Mayor of Leicester. They married in 1587 and had two sons and two daughters.

Edmund was an admitted freeman of the borough of Leicester in 1594 and a member of Council in 1599. Edmund was buried April 01, 1604.

On a side wall of St. Mary's chancel is the following:

To the memory of/ Edmund Abney born at Willesley Hall, Derbyshire/ married Katherine Ludlum of the parish/ buried in the chancel of this church 1604/ Paul Abney, his son and heir, born circa 1590/ married Mary Brooksby of Stapleford/ buried in the chancel 1634/ George Abney, his son and heir, born 1613/ married Bathshua -in the time of the Civil War/ buried in the chancel 1661/ Erected by John Rutledge Abney of New York/ their descendant in the seventh generation from the said George/ 'Honour thy father and thy mother that thy days may be long/ in the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee'. 
Family links: 
  George Abney (____ - 1577)
  Ellen Wolseley Abney (1514 - 1571)
  Katherine Ludham Abney (1566 - 1604)
  Paul Abney (1590 - 1635)*
  Robert Abney (____ - 1602)*
  Lord James Abney (____ - 1620)**
  Walter Abney (____ - 1630)*
  Edmund Abney (1530 - 1604)
  Edmund De Abney (1530 - 1604)*
*Calculated relationship
St Mary de Castro
Leicester Unitary Authority
Leicestershire, England
Maintained by: Robert Abney
Originally Created by: Anne Shurtleff Stevens
Record added: Mar 19, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 106978575

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 Added: Jul. 19, 2015

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