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George Abney, I
Birth: 1522, England
Death: Mar. 1, 1577, England

Husband of Ellen Wolseley, daughter of John Wolseley and Anne Stanley. They had eleven sons and ten daughters, including James, Robert and Edmund.

On the floor of the Chancel are two alabaster slabs, the figures and inscriptions are very worn. On George's there are figures of a man in civilian's dress, his wife in a French cap and brocaded petticoat, and nine children below them. Apparently three boys and six girls. The following is the inscription: "Here lieth the bodies of George Abney esquire and Ellen his wife deceased the firste day of Marche in the year of our Lord God 1577 (8 and the saide Ellen) deceased the III day of December in the year of our Lord God MVLXXI." (courtesy RR Abney).

George inherited Willesley Hall from his father in 1505.

Children:
1) James, who would inherit Willesley.
2) Robert, of Newton-Burgoland.
3) Edmund, mayor of Leicester & progenitor of the American Abney/Abner line.
4) Ann, m. Mr. Hawsey.
5) John, m. Eliz. Trowell
6) Thomas
7) Walter, of Packington

from landedfamilies.com 
 
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 Parents:
  John Abney (1476 - 1550)
 
 Spouse:
  Ellen Wolseley Abney (1514 - 1571)
 
 Children:
  Robert Abney (____ - 1602)*
  Walter Abney (____ - 1630)*
  Lord James Abney (____ - 1620)*
  Edmund De Abney (1530 - 1604)*
  Edmund Abney (1530 - 1604)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
St Tomas Church
Willesley
North West Leicestershire District
Leicestershire, England
 
Maintained by: Robert Abney
Originally Created by: Anne Shurtleff Stevens
Record added: Mar 19, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 106971204
George Abney, I
Added by: Robert Abney
 
George Abney, I
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Added by: Robert Abney
 
 
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R.I.P., my 10th ggrandfather
- Charles Rice
 Added: Oct. 19, 2016

- Lanie
 Added: Jul. 3, 2016
To one of my many grandfathers, You are living on through not only myself but my children, Sean Christopher and Sarah Maria, my grandchildren, Caitlyn Estelle, Mariah Kaye, Kevin Robert Jr and Hannah Catherine, also the newest generation, my great-grandda...(Read more)
- Sharon Kaye Barnes Moore
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