Abigail Rea1,2,3

(circa October 1709 - after 1789)
FatherDavid Rea4 (say 1665 - )
Mother-AssmdMary Thomson5 (say 1670 - aft. 1709)
Relationship5th great-grandmother of Lorna Henderson

BMDB data

     Abigail Rea was born cir. Oct 1709 Crosby upon Eden, CUL, ENG.4,3 She was baptized on 4 Oct 1709 Crosby upon Eden, CUL.4
     Abigail Rea married Stephen Graham, son of Andrew Graham and Jane UnknownSurname, on 26 Jun 1735 Crosby upon Eden, CUL, entry in the Crosby-on-Eden registers reads: "Stephen Graham of the parish of Arthuret and Abigail Rea married june the 26th" (Abigail presumed to be of the parish. no marriage bond found.)1,2,6,7,8,9
     Abigail Graham died aft. 1789 ?Fauld, nr Longtown, Par. of Arthuret, CUL, ENG; assuming that she was alive then when Craggs changed hands, as the transaction included "an interest" in it held by Abigail Graham, mother of Andrew.10

Census/Where lived/Occupations

     Fr 1736 - 1757 Stephen and Abigail Graham were living Fauld, nr Longtown, Par. of Arthuret, CUL, ENG, according to the baptisms of their children from Andrew 1736 to Jane 1755, and Stephen's 1757 will.11

Wills/bequests

     Abigail Rea was named as an executrix of the will of Stephen Graham on 8 Jun 1757 Fauld, nr Longtown, Par. of Arthuret, CUL, ENG, although Stephen also appointed two "minders" to ensure she did this right (Edward Irwin of Bailytown & George Graham of Stonyclose Rigg.)12

Family

Stephen Graham (say 1705 - bet. Jun 1757 - Oct 1757)
Children
  • Andrew Graham+1,13,10 (cir. Apr 1736 - cir. Apr 1801)
  • Mary Graham14 (cir. Oct 1738 - )
  • David Graham+1,2 (cir. Mar 1741 - bet. Mar 1810 - Jul 1812)
  • Richard Graham (cir. Feb 1743 - ); relationship assumed15,16
  • Stephen Graham17 (cir. May 1745 - )
  • Jane Graham18 (cir. Jul 1747 - bef. 1755)
  • Grimston Graham1 (cir. Nov 1748 - cir. 1810)
  • William Graham19 (cir. Apr 1751 - )
  • Jane Graham20 (May 1755 - )
ChartsMy pedigree chart
Ancestors (& their siblings) of Alice HENDERSON nee ANDREWS
Maternal ancestors of Lorna
Maternal timeline
GRAHAM

Ellen TURNBULL's ancestors

Last Edited12 Jul 2014

Citations

  1. RootsChat Msge Board online at http://www.rootschat.com, Will 1810 Grimston GRAHAM of Fauld, extract posted Feb 2007 by Bridget, extracted Feb 2007.
  2. Online search: assorted surnames, International Genealogical Index (IGI), Bap. 1741 David to Stephen & Abigail GRAHAM, batch C042991 Arthuret, CUL, extracted Feb 2007.
  3. Online search: assorted surnames, International Genealogical Index (IGI), Marr. 1735 Stephen GRAHAM & Abigail REA, patron submission Film 455423, extracted Feb 2007.
  4. FamilySearch Labs Record Search (LDS) online at http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/, Bap. 4 Oct 1709 Abigail d/o David REA, Crosby upon Eden, CUL, from England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975, (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/J7FH-4XW : reference ; FHL microfilm 1472072 batch I03758-5), extracted Jul 2014.
  5. FamilySearch Labs Record Search (LDS) online at http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/, Marr. 10 Jul (Crosby upon Eden, CUL) 16 Jul (Irthington CUL) 1691 David REA & Mary THOMSON, from England Marriages, 1538–1973 , (Crosby: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/NJ1S-BZX: reference ; FHL microfilm 496699, batch M04728-2; Irthington: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/NKB6-K4W : reference ; FHL microfilm 90632, batch M05963-2), extracted Jul 2014.
  6. Baptisms marriages burials: Crosby-on-Eden, CUL, Marr. 1736 Stephen GRAHM of Arthuret & Abigail REA, copy rcvd Apr 2007, JAC 1136.
  7. Online search: assorted surnames, International Genealogical Index (IGI), Marr. 1735 Stephen GRAHAM & Abigail REA, patron submission Batch A455423 sheet 00 Source all 455423-455427 Book, extracted Feb 2007.
  8. Carlisle Marriage Bonds (DRC7/4): Searched, Apr 2007.
  9. Online search: assorted surnames, International Genealogical Index (IGI), Marr. 1735 Stephen GRAHAM & Abigail REA, patron submission Film 455423, extracted Feb 2007, Abigail Rea born c 1714 Crosby Upon Eden, Stephen GRAHAM born c 1710 Arthuret.
  10. Carolyn R, "EM: GRAHAM of CUL ex Carolyn," e-mail to Lorna Henderson, Craigs, Bewcastle, extracted from the Manor Court Book of Nicol Forest by Mike JACKSON of the Bewcastle Heritage Society (http://www.genuki.org.uk:8080/big/eng/CUL/Bewcastle/…), rcvd Mar 2007.
  11. Bishop's Transcripts: births burials marriages, Arthuret, CUL, ENG, Baptisms to Stephen & Abigail GRAHAM, of Fauld, extracts rcvd from Carlisle RO, Apr 2007.
  12. Will 1757: Stephen GRAHAM (8/6/1757) Proven Oct 1 1757: Copy rcvd Apr 2007.
  13. Online search: assorted surnames, International Genealogical Index (IGI), Bap. 1736 Andrew to Stephen & Abigail GRAHAM, batch C042991 Arthuret, CUL, extracted Feb 2007.
  14. Online search: assorted surnames, International Genealogical Index (IGI), Bap. 1738 Mary to Stephen & Abigail GRAHAM, batch C042991 Arthuret, CUL, extracted Feb 2007.
  15. Online search: assorted surnames, International Genealogical Index (IGI), Bap. 1742 Richard to Stephen GRAHAM, batch C042991 Arthuret, CUL, extracted Feb 2007.
  16. Will 1808: Grimston GRAHAM (8/11/1808) W801: Copy rcvd Apr 2007.
  17. Online search: assorted surnames, International Genealogical Index (IGI), Bap. 1745 Stephen to Stephen GRAHAM, batch C042991 Arthuret, CUL, extracted Feb 2007.
  18. Online search: assorted surnames, International Genealogical Index (IGI), Bap. 1747 Jane to Stephen GRAHAM, batch C042991 Arthuret, CUL, extracted Feb 2007.
  19. Online search: assorted surnames, International Genealogical Index (IGI), Bap. 1751 William to Stephen GRAHAM, batch C042991 Arthuret, CUL, extracted Feb 2007.
  20. Online search: assorted surnames, International Genealogical Index (IGI), Bap. 1755 Jane to Step GRAHAM, batch C042991 Arthuret, CUL, extracted Feb 2007.

E. & O. E. Some/most parish records are rather hard to read and names, places hard to interpret, particularly if you are unfamiliar with an area.