Abraham Daniel

Abraham Daniel
b: 1726
d:
Biography
<464> Abraham Daniel -- Born 1726 (one source suggests 1732). Parents unknown; husband of Betty Daniel <471>; grandfather of Lucy [Thornton?] <192) and Betty <--->. Residing at Forest Quarter in 1782 and 1785 (tithable). Sent from Forest to the Shenandoah tract in April 1787. Claimed that he was too old to work. Ran away from Virgo (one source says Capricorn) with his wife and two grandchildren in June or early July 1788. Reached Nomony Hall by July 15, 1788. Apparently placed in John Peck's service, from which he was released on March 6, 1792. Over 45 years old in 1791. Emancipated by deed dated January 1, 1793; deed proved in Westmoreland County Court, February 27, 1793. Sources: Deed of Emancipation, August 1, 1791, Pt. 1, p. 17; Letterbook, 1782-1784, P. 8; Westmoreland County Personal Property Tax List, 1785, VSA; Letterbook, 1785- 1787, pp. 251-53, 255-56, 263-64; Edmond Newman to George Newman, n.d. (ca. June 1788), C.F.P., 1651-1861, Sect. 72 (Mas] C2468 a2393-2394), VHS; Nomony Hall Daybook, 1788- 1789, p. 19; Letterbook, 1787-1789, pp. 141-42; Letterbook, 1789-1792, p. 302; John Peck's discharge to Negroes Abraham and Betty, March 6, 1792, C.F.P., 1651-1861, Sect. 40 (Mssl C2468 a2130), VHS; Westmoreland County Deeds and Wills, No. 18, 1787-1794, VSA microfilm, p. 291.
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  • Death - Y
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Family Group Sheet - Child
PARENT (U) ?
Birth
Death
Father?
Mother?
PARENT (U) ?
Birth
Death
Father?
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CHILDREN
MAbraham Daniel
Birth1726
Death
Marriageto Betty Daniel
Family Group Sheet - Spouse
PARENT (M) Abraham Daniel
Birth1726
Death
Marriageto Betty Daniel
Father?
Mother?
PARENT (F) Betty Daniel
Birth1725
Death
Marriageto Abraham Daniel
Father?
Mother?
CHILDREN
FMary Thorton
Birth1764
Death
Marriageto Pressley Thorton
Descendancy Chart
Abraham Daniel b: 1726
Betty Daniel b: 1725
Mary Thorton b: 1764
Pressley Thorton b: 1765
Aggy Thorton b: 1785
Aggy Thorton b: 1785
Emily Thorton b: 1819
Lucy Thorton b: 1781
Lettice Thorton b: 1786
Bett Thorton b: 1789
Tom Thorton b: 1789
Ciller Thorton b: 1793