Abbott Belote was born in Accomack Co., VA circa 1789. He was the son of Margaret "Peggy" Belote and the grandson of
Hancock Belote. On 6 September 1790, Peggy Belote was paid 03.10.00 for Abbott Belote. The record reads:
a meeting of the Overseers Monday 6th day of September 1790 -To Peggy
Belote for do Abbott Bloxum's Bastd 03.10.00. (Walczyk Overseers: 1). Peggy Belote was paid for Abbott Belote. The record reads:
At a meeting of the Overseers of the Poor Septr 28th 1792 - To Peggy Belote for her chd 02.00.00 (47). on 6 March 1797 Abbott's grandfather, Hancock Belote was paid 02.10.00 for Abbott Belote. The record reads:
a Meeting of the Overseers of the Poor in order to lay the Parish Levy;
Drummond Town, March 6th 1797 - To Hancock Belote for Abbott Belote
02.10.00 (87). On 5 March 1798 his grandmother, Mary Belote was paid for Abbott Belote. The record reads:
a Meeting of the Overseers of the Poor March 5th 1798 ... To . . .do .
. . for . . . Mary Belote for Abbott Belote Bastd 03.00.00 (96). Again, on 4 March 1799 Mary Belote was paid 03.10.00 for Abbott Belote. The record reads:
a Meeting of the Overseers in order to Lay the Parish Levy Drummond
Town March 4th 1799 - To Meary Belote for Abbott Belote 03.10.00. (108).On 30 September 1799 Abbott bound to James Warrington until 21. The record reads:
Indenture made between the Overseers of the Poor and James Warrington
to carry out an order made in County Court dated 30 September 1799 to
bind Abbit Belote orphan of Peggy Belote until the age of twenty one,
unto James Warrington who will provide sufficient Meat, Drink, Washing,
Lodging, and Wearing Apparel, teach him reading, writing and
arithmetic, the trade of a Farmer and also pay him Twelve Dollars at
the expiration of the said time. (Walczyk Indentures: 3). Abbott
appears on the Payroll List of Captain David Ashby's Company of the 2nd
Regt. VA Militia (Militia in the War of 1812 Vol I: 309).
July 1822 Abbott Belote married Betsey Abdell in Northampton County
(Mihalyka Marriages: 8). The text reads: Belote, Abbott to Betsey
Abdell, widow on 8 July 1822, David Ewing security; married 11 November
1822 by L. Dix.
_____. Virginia Militia in the War of 1812 Vol I. Baltimore MD: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2001.
Mihalyka, Jean M.
Marriages. Northampton County, Virginia 1660/1-1854. Bowie MD: Heritage Books Inc., 1990.
Walczyk, Gail M.
Accomack Indentures 1798 - 1835. Coram NY: Peter's Row, 2001.
Walczyk, Gail M.
Meetings of the Overseers of the Poor. Coram NY: Peter's Row, 2004.
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