Francis Abbott Sr

about 1572–7 July 1655 (Age 83)
East Coker, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Francis

When Francis Abbott Sr was born about 1572, in East Coker, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Abbott, was 21 and his mother, Mrs. John Abbott, was 17. He married Joan Daniell about 1597, in East Coker, Somerset, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 7 July 1655, in his hometown, at the age of 83.

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Francis Abbott Sr
Joan Daniell
Marriage: about 1597
George Abbott
Mary Abbott
John Abbott
Elizabeth Abbott
George Abbott
Katheren Abbott
Francis Abbott Jr
Joan Abbott
Francis Abbott
Henry Abbott

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  • Marriage
    about 1597East Coker, Somerset, England, United Kingdom
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    Name Meaning

    English: nickname from Middle English abbod, abbot(t), abbat ‘abbot’ (Old English abbod) or Old French abet ‘priest’. Both the Old English and the Old French term are derived from Late Latin abbas (genitive abbatis) ‘priest’, from Greek abbas, from Aramaic aba ‘father’. The nickname was presumably a joking reference to a person's behaviour. In the US, the English name is also sometimes a translation of a cognate or equivalent European name, e.g. Italian Abate , Spanish Abad , or German Abt .History: George Abbot from Yorkshire, England, settled in Andover, MA, in 1640; he had numerous prominent descendants. George Abbott (probably not the same man) died in Rowley, MA, in 1647. Another early migrant was James Abbott, who came from Somerset, England, to Long Island, NY, in the 17th century.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (3)

    • Francis Abbott in entry for Richard Abbott, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Francis Abbott in entry for Joane, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"

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