Robert Abbott is a featured name in Anderson's Great Migration Series. There is more information there.
Anderson makes no mention of parents. Maurice Abbot was attached as father, but has been disconnected due to lack of source.
Robert Abbot was first in Watertown, Massachusetts, about 1634. He was in Wethersfield 1640, New Haven in 1642, and Branford in 1649. First in Watertown, then Wethersfield 1636, New Haven 1642 & Banford 1646.
Robte Abbitt was a freeman in Massachusetts 3 Sep 1634. This record doesn't specify in which town he resided, but he is in a group of known Watertown men.
He was granted at Watertown 25 July 1636 thirty-five acres. And an inventory of grants lists three parcels, a ten acre homestall, and three acres of meadow in addition to the 35 acre piece
Robert Abbott recorded, 5 April 1641, his homestead, consisting of house, barn, and 5 acres of land.
New Haven, New Haven Colony
He received the freeman's charge 6 Aug 1642, at New Haven Colony and took the Oath of Fidelity in 1644, when it was first introduced.
New Haven Court 5th 2nd Month 1643. "Itt is ordered thatt brother Abbott and brother Hull shall be freed fro trayning, by reason of their bodyly infirmityes."
1645: "Rob* Abbott and Will Paine desired that their land might be layd out on the East side, in such a forme as may be con venient for them to fence itt and improve itt.
"A Court held the 5 of August, 1645 Robt Abbott having his goates driven forth towards the keeper, butt were found in the quarter yett had done no dam age, desired the judgm' of the Court whether he were lyable to pay 6d a head by vertue of the order agst goates."
Branford, New Haven Colony
Branford was settled by men from Wethersfield, who purchased the land from New Haven, the land having been purchased earlier from the natives. Robert Abbott joined this group of men in 1645.
His unknown first wife died by 1649.
Robert died intestate. On 4 Nov 1659 John Robins of Branford, weaver, agreed to pay or to see they were paid, the children of Robert Abut, the portions appointed by the court. To: Petter Abut, eldest son, 1L 5d; to Matthew Roe L5 9s; Debora Abbut L7 9s; and to the others as they come of age L10 9s- John Abut; Joship Abbut, Danill Abbut, Abigal Abbut, and Marie Abbut.
Birthplace: Eng.MS, Connecticut, Volume 01, Page number: 107? Reference: Directory of the anc. heads of New England fams. Comp. By Frank R. Holmes. NewYork, 1923. (274p.):1
Connecticut Town Death Records\u002C pre-1870 (Barbour Collection)
New England\u002C The Great Migration and The Great Migration Begins\u002C 1620-1635, Emigration Year 1634, First Residence Place Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Est Year Changed Residence 1646, Also Resided At Branford, Death Date Sep 1658 Death Place Branford
U.S. and Canada\u002C Passenger and Immigration Lists Index\u002C 1500s-1900s, Source Bibliography VIRKUS, FREDERICK A., editor. Immigrant Ancestors: A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1964. 75p. Repr. 1986. Page
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On 26 Apr 2016 at 18:06 GMT Anne B wrote:
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