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John Abbott of Great Addington
« on: Wednesday 20 September 17 16:56 BST (UK) »
Hi!
    Can anyone help with any of the following?

I have a John Abbott marrying Sarah Riddle on 12 October 1763 at Great Addington. Sarah was baptised at Ringstead on 16 September, daughter of Joseph and Sarah Riddle.

John and Sarah had the following issue (as well as two children not yet found):

Mary baptised 5 April 1764

Jane Baptised 29 April 1765

Sarah baptised 29 April 1765

John baptised 25 December 1768

Sarah baptised 6 January 1771

Robert baptised 14 January 1772

Daniel baptised 16 January 1774

Susanna baptised 26 May 1776

Joannah baptised 8 March 1778

Diana baptised 8 August 1779

Ann baptised 8 June 1783

Jane baptised 19 February 1786

Lucy baptised 23 September 1787

The parish burial for John at Great Addington states he was a labourer, the oldest man in the parish, buried 31 August 1823 aged 84 years old.
He was only married once and had 15 children, 43 grandchildren and 36 great-grandchildren at the time of his death.
I cannot find a baptism for John at all, though there are a few families named Abbott living at Great Addington, one being a Thomas and Susanna Abbott who had:

William born 1740, Mary 1743, Jane 1745, Daniel 1747, Christopher 1749, Susanna 1751, James 1752, Sarah 1756 and Elizabeth in 1763.
This Thomas Abbott was a Waver by trade.

There is also another Thomas Abbott (maybe the same one who married Susanna?) who married Elizabeth Abbott on 23 September 1727, and also Elizabeth Inman on 5 June 1729 also at Great Addington. His issue was:

Thomas 1729, Elizabeth 1730, Ann 1730, Joseph 1732, Mary 1734, Thomas 1735 and Ann 1736.

The only record I can find for a Thomas Abbott marrying a Susanna is for a Mr Thomas Abbott to a Mrs Susanna Ducommen (Duncombe?/Durommen?) at St Nicholas Warwickshire on 21 August 1739.

Quite confusing as you can see so any help greatly appreciated!! :)

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Re: John Abbott of Great Addington
« Reply #1 on: Saturday 23 September 17 13:07 BST (UK) »
Long shot on Family search site:
Only problem being if he dead age 84 in 1823 his DoB would be 1739 this one's DoB is 1734 only 5 years out and maybe in those days no one really knew his real DoB?

John Abbott
Birth Date   07 Jan 1734
Birthplace   Northamptonshire
Father's Name   Samuel Abbott
Mother's Name   Mary Abbott
Affiliate Publication Number   RG6_0502
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Re: John Abbott of Great Addington
« Reply #2 on: Saturday 23 September 17 13:53 BST (UK) »
I seem to have an abbot on my tree born great addington. I also have an abbot line in woodford area as well