Robert Abell

Citing this biography: Boyd, Michelle, "Robert Abell," article, Olive and Eliza, last accessed [current date]."

Robert Abell was of Stapenhill and Ticknell, Derbyshire, England, the son of Robert Abell. His will was dated 18 March 1587/8, proved 17 May 1588 in London, and mentioned only one child. Robert's wife was not mentioned in the will and likely had died before it was written.

Robertís known child is:

1 George Abell, born about 1561 (probably in Stapenhill, Derbyshire, England), a gentleman, matriculated at Brasenose College, Oxford on 8 December 1578, admitted to the Inner Temple in 1581, married Frances Cotton 1 May 1594 (in extracted records, but 1599, according to Boyer) in Wrenbury, Cheshire, England, will dated 8 Sep 1630 and proved 7 Feb 1630/1, buried 13 Sep 1630 in Lockington, Leicester, England.

Wife: Frances Cotton, dau. of Sir Richard Cotton and Mary Mainwaring.
 

Summary of Sources

  1. Ancestry.com. UK, Extracted Probate Records, 1269-1975 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2009. Original data: Electronic databases created from various publications of probate records.
  2. Ancestry.com. Cheshire, England, Select Bishop's Transcripts, 1576-1933 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014. Original data: England, Cheshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1576-1933. Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013.
  3. Ancestry.com. England, Select Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014. Original data: England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991. Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013.

Records related to Robert Abell but not copied below due to copyright considerations:

  1. Boyer, Carl, Medieval English Ancestors of Robert Abell, Santa Clarita, CA: C. Boyer, 2001.


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Cheshire Select Bishop's Transcripts

Name:    George Abell
Gender:    Male
Marriage Date:    1 May 1594
Marriage Place:    Wrenbury, Cheshire, England
Spouse:    Francis Cotton
FHL Film Number:    1836384

Source: Ancestry.com. Cheshire, England, Select Bishop's Transcripts, 1576-1933 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014. Original data: England, Cheshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1576-1933. Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013.



England Select Deaths and Burials

Name:    George Abell
Gender:    Male
Burial Date:    13 Sep 1630
Burial Place:    Lockington, Leicester, England
FHL Film Number:    819694

Source: Ancestry.com. England, Select Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014. Original data: England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991. Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013.


UK Extracted Probate Records

Name:    Abell, Robert
Dates:    1588
Place:    General, England
Book:    1584 to 1604.
Collection:    England: Canterbury - Wills Proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury 1584-1604
Text:    1588 Abell, Robert, Stapenhull, Derby 33 Rutland

Source: Ancestry.com. UK, Extracted Probate Records, 1269-1975 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2009. Original data: Electronic databases created from various publications of probate records.



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