Name: Jabez Abbott
Burial Number: 1098
Jabez was born in East Ham, the son of Jabez and Ellen. he was baptised at St Mary Magdalene Church, East Ham on 30th December 1845. His father was a farmer. Jabez spent his young life helping his father and took over the farm when Jabez Snr died in 1876. In 1878, he married Mary Ann Adams (known as “Minnie”) at All Saints Church, Marylebone on 30th April.
The couple brought up their children on the farm at East Ham, but by 1901 the family had moved to Chigwell and Jabez had retired. In May 1916, the family moved to Worthing, living at “Torrington” in Manor Road.
Jabez died on 19 Sep 1922. Probate was granted on 25 Nov to Mary Ann Abbott widow, Kenneth Donald Abbott wine merchant and Donald Nicoll Abbott retired wine merchant.
Effects £91212 12s (approx. £2.5million in 2020).
Researcher: Carol Sullivan
Location in Cemetery
Area: NB Row: 11 Plot: 3
Exact Location (what3words): feed.seated.often
Ashes or Urn: Unknown
No description of the headstone has been added.
"Jesu Mercy" In loving memory of Jabez Charles Abbott died September 19th 1922 aged 76 years. Also Mary Ann Abbott dearly beloved wife of above who passed way May 7th 1934 aged 86 years
Name: Jabez Charles Abbott
Town: East Ham
Maiden Name: Not applicable
Marriage Date: 30/04/1878
Spouse First Name: Mary
Spouse Second Name: Ann
Spouse Last Name: Adams
Town of Marriage: Marylebone
County of Marriage: Middlesex
Country of Marriage: England
Information at Death
Date of Death: 19/09/1922
Cause of death: Unknown
Address line 1: "Torrington"
Address line 3: Manor Road
No obituary has been entered.
Money left to others: £91212 12 s 0 d
Value of effects in 2020: £2650411.00
Wall End, Barking Road, East Ham
Jabez aged 43, farmer 105 acres, employing 11 labourers. Ellen aged 27. Jabez aged 5. Louisa aged 3. Ellen aged 1. Plus 2 servants
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Jabez aged 53, farmer 130 acres, employing 22 labourers. Ellen aged 37. Ann aged 16. Jabez C aged 15. Louisa aged 13. Ellen aged 11. Dorothea aged 9. Donald aged 7. Harham aged 6. Stanley aged 2. Plus 2 servants
Abbot’s Farm, East Ham
Jabez aged 65, farmer 137 acres, employing 19 labourers. Ellen aged 47. John V aged 28, woollen drapers asst. Jabez C aged 25, assists father. Donald aged 17, clerk. Ellen aged 21. Dora (Dorothea) aged 19. Plus 2 servants
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Jabez C aged 34, farmer. Minnie (Mary) aged 33. Kenneth D aged 1month. Plus 1 visitor, 1 nurse and 2 servants
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Jabez C aged 43, farmer. Maria (Mary) aged 43. Violet aged 8. Gladys aged 6. Phyllis aged 3. Plus 2 servants
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Oakwood, Chigwell, Essex
Jabez C aged 64, private means. Mary Ann aged 63. Violet D aged 27. Gladys M aged 25. Plus 2 servants