Abbott family.

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James Abbott (1744-1800) was an early English merchant in Detroit. In 1780 he received large grants of land on the Detroit River and Lake St. Claire from the Chippewa and Pottawatomie Indians. He married Mary Barkle of Philadelphia and they had six children.

From the description of Abbott family papers, 1780-1877. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 56889813

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creatorOf Abbott family. Abbott family papers, 1780-1877. Detroit Public Library, Detroit Main Library
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associatedWith Abbot, James, 1776-1858. person
associatedWith Abbott, James, 1744-1800. person
associatedWith Abbott, Robert, 1770-1852. person
associatedWith Abbott, Samuel, 1778-1851. person
associatedWith Woodbridge, William, 1780-1861. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Michigan--Detroit
Indiana--Vincennes
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Potawatomi Indians--Land grants
Real property--Exchange of
Land grants
Ojibwa Indians--Land grants
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Active 1780

Active 1877

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