The Soblet family fled France in 1686 because of Huguenot persecution. They first sought refuge in Protestant Germany, later in Holland, then England, before setting sail for America in 1700.
Abraham and two children arrived in Virginia on July 23, 1700, on the first of four ships carrying Huguenot refugees, the Mary and Ann. "Mary and Ann" cleared from London April 19, 1700. His wife and three children arrived later in October 1700 on the Peter and Anthony.
According to Pierre Chastain and his descendants, Abraham Soblet had the following children. BIrth and death dates are unknown:
Yates Publishing; U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2004. This unique collection of records was extracted from a variety of sources including family group sheets and electronic databases.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Abraham by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share some percentage of DNA with Abraham: