Abeel, James, 1733-1825

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James Abeel (1733-1825) was born and raised in New York City where he pursued a commercial career as a young man. During the American Revolution, he served in the First Battalion of the New York City Militia, the Continental Army, and by 1777, as deputy quartermaster general at Morristown, New Jersey. After the war, Abeel and his wife, Gertrude, secured profits from Revolutionary War certificates and acquired land in Washington County, New York.

From the description of James Abeel papers, 1761-1819. (New Jersey Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 54067565

Army officer.

From the description of James Abeel letterbook and correspondence, 1778-1780. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79456145

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referencedIn Williamson family. Williamson Family Papers, 1776-1961. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf James Abeel account sheet, 1766-1767 Brooklyn Historical Society
referencedIn Alexander, William, 1726-1783. Proceedings of a court of inquiry held at Morristown, N.J., 1779. New-York Historical Society
creatorOf Abeel, James, 1733-1825. James Abeel papers, 1761-1819. New Jersey Historical Society Library
referencedIn Williamson Family Papers, 1776-1961 Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
creatorOf Abeel, James, 1733-1825. James Abeel letterbook and correspondence, 1778-1780. Library of Congress
referencedIn Nathanael Greene Papers, 1777-1780 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Nelson, William, 1847-1914. Papers, 1690-1875. New Jersey Historical Society Library
creatorOf Green, Nathaniel. Abeel family papers, 1778-1832. Detroit Public Library, Detroit Main Library
creatorOf Bleecker family. Bleecker, Collins and Abeel families papers, 1665-1882. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn McDougall, Alexander, 1732-1786. Waste book, 1767 Jun. 1-1771 Jan. 8. New-York Historical Society
referencedIn Anderson family. Papers, 1762-1950. New Jersey Historical Society Library
creatorOf Abeel, James, 1733-1825. Revolutionary War papers, 1773-1961. Rutgers University
creatorOf Abeel, James. Bill of goods, 1766. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Abeel, James, 1733-1825. Land records and survey map of James Abeel's Patent near Warrensburgh, Warren County, New York, 1786-1811. American Periodical Series I
referencedIn Bleecker, Collins and Abeel families papers, 1665-1882 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
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associatedWith Albro, S. person
associatedWith Alexander, William, 1726-1783. person
associatedWith Anderson family. family
associatedWith Beswick, D. person
correspondedWith Biddle, Clement, 1740-1814 person
associatedWith Bleecker family family
associatedWith Bleecker family. family
correspondedWith Calhoun, James, 1742 or 3-1816 person
associatedWith Cochran family. family
associatedWith Cuyler, Jacob. person
associatedWith De Witt, Simeon, 1756-1834. person
associatedWith Dickenson family. family
correspondedWith Greene, Nathanael, 1742-1786 person
correspondedWith Hollingsworth, H. (Henry), 1737-1803 person
correspondedWith Hooper, Robert Lettis, 1730?-1797 person
associatedWith McDougall, Alexander, 1732-1786. person
correspondedWith Mitchell, John person
associatedWith Nelson, William, 1847-1914. person
correspondedWith Oakley, John person
associatedWith Parker, Peter. person
correspondedWith Patten, Bob person
associatedWith Peck, Christopher. person
correspondedWith Pettit, Charles, 1736-1806 person
associatedWith United States. Continental Army corporateBody
associatedWith Williamson family. family
associatedWith Williamson family. family
associatedWith Zansinger, Adamn 2005012414 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Reading (Pa.)
Warrensburg (N.Y.)
Trout Lake (N.Y.)
Schroon River (N.Y.)
Pennsylvania
New York (State)
New Jersey
Warren County (N.Y.)
United States
New York (N.Y.)
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Military history
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Army officers
Soldiers--United States
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Birth 1733

Death 1825

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