When Mary Abbot was born in 1731, in Shalford, Essex, England, her father, John Abbot, was 25 and her mother, Mary Warren, was 23. She married Daniel Challis on 5 April 1752, in Bocking, Essex, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters.
English and Scottish: variant of Abbott . The spelling with one -t is more typically Scottish than English, and in Gaelic-speaking areas of Scotland, this is sometimes an Anglicized form of McNabb .