Descendants of Samuel Abell  


Note:  There are several discrepancies in the data that follows.  Please take care when interpreting the information contained here.  I will update this page as I find additional information to verify or refute what is given.

  

Generation No. 1

2.  SAMUEL2 ABELL was born Abt. 1650 in Maryland, and died January 8, 1695/96 in St. Mary's County, MD.  He married (1) SUSANNA "ANN" GARDINER, daughter of LUKE GARDINER and ELIZABETH HATTON.  She was born Bef. 1650.  He married (2) FRANCES HOWELL. 

 

Child of SAMUEL ABELL and SUSANNA GARDINER is:

 

3.                i.       SAMUEL3 ABELL II, b. 1677, St. Mary's County, MD; d. 1763, St. Mary's County, MD.

 

 

Generation No. 2  

 3.  SAMUEL3 ABELL II (SAMUEL2, RICHARD OR ROBERT1) was born 1677 in St. Mary's County, MD, and died 1763 in St. Mary's County, MD.  He married WINIFRED HALL 1704, daughter of SIMPSON HALL.  She was born Abt. 1684 in South Shields, England.

 

Notes for WINIFRED HALL:  One source lists her maiden name as Riley.

 

Child of SAMUEL ABELL and WINIFRED HALL is:

4.                i.       SAMUEL4 ABELL III, b. 1706, St. Mary's County, MD; d. June 1777, St. Mary's County, MD.

 

 

Generation No. 3   

4.  SAMUEL4 ABELL III (SAMUEL3, SAMUEL2, RICHARD OR ROBERT1) was born 1706 in St. Mary's County, MD, and died June 1777 in St. Mary's County, MD.  He married ELEANOR O'BRYAN July 21, 1722 in St. Mary's County, MD, daughter of PHILLIP O'BRYAN.  She was born 1704 in St. Mary's County, MD, and died Bet. 1740 - 1799.  

 

Notes for SAMUEL ABELL III: http://www.crpc.rice.edu/CRPC/GT/dawsonm/genealogy/L.htm.

Check birth dates of children with respect to age of their mother.  Samuel may have had a second wife.  Information doesn't seem right!!!

 

Notes for ELEANOR O'BRYAN: May be spelled O'Brien.

 

Children of SAMUEL ABELL and ELEANOR O'BRYAN are:

5.                i.       ALETHEA5 ABELL, b. April 22, 1753; d. December 1, 1821, Washington County, KY.

                  ii.       MARY ZORELDA ABELL.

                 iii.       ELEANOR ABELL.

                 iv.       THOMAS ABELL.

                  v.       ELIZABETH ABELL.

6.              vi.       ABNER JOSEPH ABELL, b. July 29, 1759, Leonardstown, St. Mary's, Maryland; d. Washington Co., KY.

                vii.       CATHERINE ABELL.

               viii.       IGNATIUS ABELL.

                  ix.       WILLIAM ABELL.

                   x.       FRANCIS ABELL.

                  xi.       ANN ABELL.

                 xii.       BENEDICT JOSEPH ABELL.

                xiii.       RICHARD ABELL.

                xiv.       NANCY ABELL.

7.              xv.      ROBERT ABELL, b. Abt. 1756, Maryland; d. September 13, 1802, Maryland.

 

 

Generation No. 4  

5.  ALETHEA5 ABELL (SAMUEL4, SAMUEL3, SAMUEL2, RICHARD OR ROBERT1) was born April 22, 1753, and died December 1, 1821 in Washington County, KY.  She married BENEDICT JOSEPH SPALDING, JR., son of BENEDICT SPALDING and ELIZABETH MATTINGLY.  He was born December 1746 in Calvert County, MD, and died August 1, 1815 in Washington County, KY.

 

Notes for ALETHEA ABELL: Name may have been spelled Alethaire.Date of death not fixed but her son, Ignatius sold his father's land on this date and the sale had to be after his mother's death per his father's will.[kkgedcom ABELL.FTW]  

Alethaire "Allie" Abell was named for a famous ship that sailed the waters of the Chesapeake, crossing back and forth to England. Came to Kentucky from Maryland; had 11 children

 

Children of ALETHEA ABELL and BENEDICT SPALDING are:

                   i.       ANN NANCY6 SPALDING, b. February 8, 1771.

                  ii.       MARY ZORELDA SPALDING, b. February 1, 1773.

                 iii.       ELEANOR SPALDING, b. May 25, 1775; m. BASIL RINEY.

8.              iv.       RICHARD MARCUS SPALDING, b. April 16, 1777, St. Mary's County, MD; d. September 7, 1850, Calvary, Kentucky.

                  v.       THOMAS SPALDING, b. December 7, 1778.

                 vi.       BENEDICT JOSEPH SPALDING III, b. June 10, 1785.

 

Notes for BENEDICT JOSEPH SPALDING III:  Involved in politics, he served in the Kentucky State legislature on several occasions.  Buried at St. Augustine Cemetery in Lebanon, Kentucky.  

                 vii.       CATHERINE SPALDING, b. April 25, 1788.

               viii.       IGNATIUS ALOYSIUS SPALDING, b. May 5, 1790.

                  ix.       ALETHEA SPALDING, b. February 1, 1793.

                   x.       WILLIAM FRANCIS SPALDING, b. May 5, 1795.

                  xi.       JOSEPH SPALDING, b. May 7, 1786.  

 6.  ABNER JOSEPH5 ABELL (SAMUEL4, SAMUEL3, SAMUEL2, RICHARD OR ROBERT1) was born July 29, 1759 in Leonardstown, St. Mary's, Maryland, and died in Washington Co., KY.  He married (1) UNKNOWN 1792 in St. Mary's County, MD.    He married (2) BELINDA WIMSATT July 26, 1819. 

 

Child of ABNER ABELL and BELINDA WIMSATT is:

9.                i.       JOSEPH ABNER6 ABELL, b. October 10, 1795, Washington Co., KY; d. August 13, 1863, Washington Co., KY.

 

7.  ROBERT5 ABELL (SAMUEL4, SAMUEL3, SAMUEL2, RICHARD OR ROBERT1) was born Abt. 1756 in Maryland, and died September 13, 1802 in Maryland.  He married MARGARET MILLS.  She was born Abt. 1759 in Maryland, and died February 19, 1818 in St. Thomas, KY.       

 

Children of ROBERT ABELL and MARGARET MILLS are:

10.              i.       ANN PENNY6 ABELL, b. August 10, 1780, St. Mary's County, MD; d. June 9, 1843, Calvary, KY.

                  ii.       SAMUEL ABELL.

                 iii.       JESSE ABELL.

                 iv.       JAMES ABELL.

                  v.       ROBERT ABELL.

                 vi.       IGNATIUS ABELL.

                vii.       BENJAMIN ABELL.

               viii.       JOHN ABELL.

                  ix.       MARY ABELL.

                   x.       ELLEN ABELL.

                  xi.       JANET ABELL.

 

 

Generation No. 5   

8.  RICHARD MARCUS6 SPALDING (ALETHEA5 ABELL, SAMUEL4, SAMUEL3, SAMUEL2, RICHARD OR ROBERT1) was born April 16, 1777 in St. Mary's County, MD, and died September 7, 1850 in Calvary, Kentucky.  He married (1) HENRIETTA HAMILTON July 28, 1801 in Washington County, KY.  She was born 1790, and died December 3, 1815 in Calvary,  Ky.  He married (2) HENRIETTA ABELL January 20, 1817 in Marion County, KY.  She was born 1786, and died June 9, 1826 in Lebanon, KY.  He married (3) MARY CHARLTON February 15, 1827.   

 

Notes for RICHARD MARCUS SPALDING: Buried in Old St. Mary's Cemetery

 

Notes for HENRIETTA ABELL: Buried in St. Augustine Cemetery, in Lebanon

 

Marriage Notes for RICHARD SPALDING and HENRIETTA ABELL: Marriage bond signed 1-12-1817 with Francis Simms as surety.

 

Children of RICHARD SPALDING and HENRIETTA ABELL are:

                   i.       CAROLINE7 SPALDING, b. October 5, 1817.

11.             ii.       WILLIAM THOMAS SPALDING, b. October 18, 1818; d. March 6, 1881.

                 iii.       JOSEPH SPALDING, b. April 21, 1822.

                 iv.       HENRY HUDSON SPALDING, b. October 15, 1823.

                  v.       MARY JANE SPALDING, b. July 6, 1825.

 

9.  JOSEPH ABNER6 ABELL (ABNER JOSEPH5, SAMUEL4, SAMUEL3, SAMUEL2, RICHARD OR ROBERT1) was born October 10, 1795 in Washington Co., KY, and died August 13, 1863 in Washington Co., KY.  He married MARTHA NANCY MILLS November 9, 1819, daughter of IGNATIUS MILLS and MARY MANNING.  She was born September 15, 1798, and died August 22, 1875 in Marion County, KY.        

 

Child of JOSEPH ABELL and MARTHA MILLS is:  

12.              i.       LOUISA7 ABELL, b. April 30, 1832, Calvary, Ky; d. December 27, 1900, Calvary,  Ky. 

 

10.  ANN PENNY6 ABELL (ROBERT5, SAMUEL4, SAMUEL3, SAMUEL2, RICHARD OR ROBERT1) was born August 10, 1780 in St. Mary's County, MD, and died June 9, 1843 in Calvary, KY.  She married BENJAMIN "BENNETT" THOMAS May 29, 1798, son of MARCUS THOMAS and ELIZABETH ABELL.  He was born August 4, 1772, and died August 15, 1840.

 

Notes for BENJAMIN "BENNETT" THOMAS: Name either Benedict "Bennett", Benjamin "Bennett" or Robert Benjamin "Bennett".

 

Children of ANN ABELL and BENJAMIN THOMAS are:

                   i.       MARCUS7 THOMAS, b. January 29, 1800, Calvary, KY; d. December 21, 1886, Calvary, KY; m. MARY WATHEN, February 12, 1821; b. March 25, 1800.

13.             ii.       ROBERT S. THOMAS, SR., b. November 13, 1803, Calvary, KY; d. November 9, 1855, Marion County, KY.

                 iii.       MARY E. THOMAS, b. October 31, 1805, Calvary, Ky; m. (1) WILLIAM MADISON ABELL; m. (2) WALTER WIMSATT, January 12, 1828, Calvary, KY.

                 iv.       MARGARET THOMAS, b. June 5, 1809; m. CLEMENT KNOTT, June 16, 1827, Calvary, KY.

                  v.       BENNETT JOSEPH THOMAS, JR., b. April 8, 1811, Calvary, Ky.

                 vi.       JOHN THADDEUAS THOMAS, b. January 18, 1813; m. THERESA CAROLINE GREEN, January 29, 1839.

                vii.       PIUS THOMAS, b. 1814.

Notes for PIUS THOMAS: Studied for the priesthood.  Died before ordination.

                viii.       ELEANOR THOMAS, b. May 28, 1816; m. DAVID RINEY, April 24, 1838, Holy Name of Mary - Calvary, KY.

                  ix.       ANNA THOMAS, b. 1819.

                   x.       SUSAN THOMAS, b. 1819.

                  xi.       SAMUEL BENEDICT THOMAS, b. 1821; m. SUSAN M. ABELL.

                 xii.       SUSANNA THOMAS, b. 1827.

 

 

Generation No. 6   

11.  WILLIAM THOMAS7 SPALDING (RICHARD MARCUS6, ALETHEA5 ABELL, SAMUEL4, SAMUEL3, SAMUEL2, RICHARD OR ROBERT1) was born October 18, 1818, and died March 6, 1881.  He married (1) LOUISA ABELL, daughter of JOSEPH ABELL and MARTHA MILLS.  She was born April 30, 1832 in Calvary, Ky, and died December 27, 1900 in Calvary,  Ky.  He married (2) AMANDA JARBOE June 10, 1839.  She was born May 3, 1822, and died May 9, 1849. 

 

Notes for LOUISA ABELL: Listed in the 1870 census as Lucia Spalding

 

Children of WILLIAM SPALDING and LOUISA ABELL are:

                   i.       BETTY8 SPALDING.

14.             ii.       AMANDA ANN SPALDING, b. October 15, 1850, Marion County, KY; d. February 18, 1920, Marion County, KY.

                 iii.       JANE FLORINE SPALDING, b. April 16, 1852.

                 iv.       ELIZABETH ROSINA SPALDING, b. February 13, 1853; d. 1853.

                  v.       MARTHA HENRIETTA SPALDING, b. December 11, 1853.

                 vi.       JOSEPH SPALDING, b. March 14, 1858.

                vii.       SUSAN FRANCES SPALDING, b. November 23, 1860.

               viii.       MARTIN JOHN SPALDING, b. November 6, 1864.

                  ix.       ALICE MAY SPALDING, b. January 9, 1867.

                   x.       RICHARD CLEMENT SPALDING, b. October 11, 1869.       

 

Children of WILLIAM SPALDING and AMANDA JARBOE are:

                  xi.       EMMA8 SPALDING, b. 1841.

                 xii.       ALICE SPALDING, b. 1843.

                xiii.       CAROLINE SPALDING, b. 1845.

 

12.  LOUISA7 ABELL (JOSEPH ABNER6, ABNER JOSEPH5, SAMUEL4, SAMUEL3, SAMUEL2, RICHARD OR ROBERT1) was born April 30, 1832 in Calvary, Ky, and died December 27, 1900 in Calvary,  Ky.  She married WILLIAM THOMAS SPALDING, son of RICHARD SPALDING and HENRIETTA ABELL.  He was born October 18, 1818, and died March 6, 1881. 

Notes for LOUISA ABELL: Listed in the 1870 census as Lucia Spalding 

Children are listed above under (11) William Thomas Spalding.   

13.  ROBERT S.7 THOMAS, SR. (ANN PENNY6 ABELL, ROBERT5, SAMUEL4, SAMUEL3, SAMUEL2, RICHARD OR ROBERT1) was born November 13, 1803 in Calvary, KY, and died November 9, 1855 in Marion County, KY.  He married (1) MATILDA SPALDING January 24, 1824 in Washington County, KY, daughter of EDWARD SPALDING and ELIZABETH SPALDING.  She was born 1811 in Washington Co., KY, and died 1838.  He married (2) ELIZA LUCKETT 1844 in Marion County, KY.  She was born 1807 in Kentucky. 

 

Notes for ROBERT S. THOMAS, SR.: Occupation:  Farmer.  Buried in the Holy Name of Mary Cemetary, Calvary, KY 

 

REFERENCES: KY Catholic Pioneers Vol. I - Gerald Thompson

Union Co., KY Genealogy - Peyton Heady

Holy Name of Mary Church Records, Calvary, KY

1840, 1850 Census, Marion County, KY

Marion County, KY Vital Statistic:  1852-1862; CRT 1874-1876

Researchers: Charles Robert Thomas and Lawrence. R. Thomas

Marriage Notes for ROBERT THOMAS and MATILDA SPALDING: Marriage bond: Bk I-233

 

Children of ROBERT THOMAS and MATILDA SPALDING are:

                   i.       BENEDICT JOSEPH8 THOMAS, b. May 1, 1828, Cloyd's Creek, Washington Co., KY; d. September 24, 1904, Morganfield, Union Co., KY; m. MARGARET ANN MILLS, January 25, 1853, Marion County, KY.

                  ii.       EDWARD THOMAS, b. April 7, 1830; m. SUSAN MARY MILLS, Abt. 1850.

                 iii.       ROBERT THOMAS, b. June 28, 1831, Cloyd's Creek, Washington Co., KY; d. November 26, 1889, Calvary, Ky; m. SUSAN SPALDING, Abt. 1850.

15.            iv.       MARK THEODORE THOMAS, b. November 13, 1832, Calvary, KY; d. August 11, 1919, Calvary, KY.

                  v.       MARY ELIZABETH SPALDING THOMAS, b. May 16, 1834.

                 vi.       ELLEN THOMAS, b. April 6, 1836, Marion County, KY; m. WILLIAM HARDESTY, November 2, 1858, Marion County, KY.

                vii.       SUSAN ALETHEA THOMAS, b. May 24, 1838, Marion County, KY.       

 

Children of ROBERT THOMAS and ELIZA LUCKETT are:

               viii.       CHARLES HENRY8 THOMAS, b. July 28, 1844, Marion County, KY; m. ELIZABETH E. MILLS, January 16, 1866, Marion County, KY.

                  ix.       PIUS J. THOMAS, b. June 9, 1848, Marion County, KY; d. 1927; m. ANNIE E. SPALDING, January 21, 1873.

                   x.       WILLIAM J. THOMAS, b. November 8, 1849, Marion County, KY; d. June 8, 1904, Evansville, Indiana.

 

Generation No. 7   

14.  AMANDA ANN8 SPALDING (WILLIAM THOMAS7, RICHARD MARCUS6, ALETHEA5 ABELL, SAMUEL4, SAMUEL3, SAMUEL2, RICHARD OR ROBERT1) was born October 15, 1850 in Marion County, KY, and died February 18, 1920 in Marion County, KY.  She married HENRY LUCKETT April 6, 1869 in Holy Name of Mary Church - Calvary, KY, son of THOMAS LUCKETT and CYNTHIA MILLS.  He was born August 24, 1845 in Washington County, KY, and died August 1, 1875 in Marion County, KY.

       

Children of AMANDA SPALDING and HENRY LUCKETT are:

16.              i.       CYNTHIA HESTER9 LUCKETT, b. February 17, 1870, Marion County, KY; d. March 16, 1956, Marion County, KY.

17.             ii.       JOSEPH BENEDICT LUCKETT, b. September 27, 1872, Calvary, KY; d. September 29, 1954, Cincinnati, OH.

 

15.  MARK THEODORE8 THOMAS (ROBERT S.7, ANN PENNY6 ABELL, ROBERT5, SAMUEL4, SAMUEL3, SAMUEL2, RICHARD OR ROBERT1) was born November 13, 1832 in Calvary, KY, and died August 11, 1919 in Calvary, KY.  He married ANNA LOUISE ABELL July 11, 1854 in Holy Name of Mary - Calvary, KY, daughter of ALOYSIUS ABELL and MARY FENWICK.  She was born July 4, 1837 in Calvary, KY, and died June 28, 1893 in Calvary, KY.

Children of MARK THOMAS and ANNA ABELL are:

                   i.       WILLIAM ALOYSIUS9 THOMAS, b. September 6, 1855, Calvary,  Ky; d. November 27, 1898, Calvary,  Ky; m. MARY ELLEN RYAN, February 1876.

                  ii.       MARY MATILDA THOMAS, b. June 4, 1857; m. MARTIN JOHN BLAND.

                 iii.       HARRIET ELIZABETH THOMAS, b. April 25, 1859; d. 1896; m. JOSEPH "TUNK" SPALDING, November 4, 1879.

                 iv.       JOSEPHINE (JODY) THOMAS, b. April 16, 1862; m. JAMES WATHEN.

                  v.       ELIZABETH ELLEN THOMAS, b. November 11, 1864, Calvary,  Ky; d. 1930, Calvary,  Ky; m. WILLIAM CALDWELL, November 18, 1884.

18.            vi.       THOMAS ALFRED THOMAS, b. February 1, 1869; d. November 6, 1945, Marion County, KY.

                vii.       SAMUEL OSCAR THOMAS, b. May 17, 1871, Calvary,  Ky; m. UNKNOWN SPALDING, November 17, 1891.

               viii.       ANNA LOUISE THOMAS, b. June 17, 1873, Calvary,  Ky; d. April 28, 1958, Calvary,  Ky; m. JAMES SIMMS SPALDING, April 15, 1890.

19.             ix.       EUGENIA THOMAS, b. March 20, 1875, Calvary, KY; d. December 11, 1949, Cincinnati, OH.

20.              x.       MARCUS THEODORE THOMAS, b. September 14, 1877, Calvary, KY; d. June 11, 1968, Calvary, KY.

 

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