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  • ID: I14771
  • Name: JAMES ABERCROMBIE , 111
  • Sex: M
  • Title: REV.
  • Birth: 26 JAN 1758 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
  • Death: 26 JUN 1841 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
  • Burial: St. Peter's Episcopal Churchyard, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
  • Change Date: 7 FEB 2009
  • Note:
    http://home.earthlink.net/~baledet/atempt_2/text/RevJamesAe.html

    Rev. James Abercrombie, D.D. (1758-1841) was born at Philadelphia on 26January 1758, the onl y surviving child of sea captain James Abercrombie(1717-1760) and his second wife, Margaret B ennet (1728-1803).

    He was graduated at the University of Pennsylvania in 1776 and studieddivinity, but was a mer chant from 1783 until 1793 because of a disease ofthe eyes.

    In 1793 he was ordained an Episcopal minister and became associate pastorof Christ Church i n Philadelphia. From the pulpit he rebuked GeorgeWashington, who attended services with his w ife Martha when inPhiladelphia, for setting a bad example by leaving the church beforecommuni on.

    From 1810 to 1819 he was principal of the Philadelphia Academy andretired from the ministry i n 1833.

    On 30 October 1783 he married Ann Baynton at Philadelphia. They had tenchildren: Margaret (17 86-?), Elizabeth (1787-?), Ann (1788-1807), Maria(1790-?), James (1792-1838), Harriet Blackwe ll (1793-?), John Baynton(1796-?), William Andrews (1799-1800), Susan (1801-?), and CharlesSt edman (1804-1886).

    He married as his second wife Maria Mason (1787-1873) and they had oneson, Richard Mason, wh o also became a minister.

    He died 26 June 1841 and is buried in Philadelphia at St. Peters withhis wives and mother.
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    IGI Individual Record FamilySearchØ International Genealogical Index v5.0North America
    MARIA ABERCROMBIE Female
    Christening: 01 SEP 1790 Christ Church And Saint Peters, Philadelphia,Philadelphia, Pennsy lvania
    Father: JAMES ABERCROMBIE
    Mother: ANN ABERCROMBIE
    Messages: Extracted birth or christening record for the locality listedin the record.
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    IGI Individual Record FamilySearchØ International Genealogical Index v5.0North America
    Maria Abercrombie Female
    Spouse: Abraham Armstrong
    Marriage: 10 MAY 1817 Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Messages: Extracted marriage record for locality listed in the record.
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    http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/pa/1pa/xmisc/1819laws.txt

    57. An act to annul the marriage of ABRAHAM ARMSTRONG and MARIAARMSTRONG
    his wife. That the marriage contract between Abraham Armstrong andMaria his wife, late
    MARIA ABERCROMBIE, both of the city of Philadelphia, is herebyannulled and
    the parties released from all duties as fully as if they had never beenjoined in marriage . 5 Mar 1819.
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    Archives of the General Convention - Page 116
    1911

    He was married in October, 1783, to Ann Baynton, the daughter of aneminent
    merchant of ... [ FROM JAMES ABERCROMBIE ] Germantown, Saturday Morn? ...
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    Catalogue of the Memorial Exhibition of Portraits by Thomas Sully
    by Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Thomas Sully - Portraits,American - 1922 - 186 page s

    Page 127
    James and Ann (Baynton) Abercrombie, of Philadelphia. Buried Laurel HillCemetery, Philadelphi a.
    Loaned by a great-granddaughter, Mrs. Benjamin Chew ...
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    http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GScid=1990077&GRid=11318802&
    FIND A GRAVE LISTING - St. Peter's Episcopal Churchyard, Philadelphia, PA
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    IGI Individual Record FamilySearchØ International Genealogical Index v5.0North America
    Maria Abercrombie Female
    Spouse: Abraham Armstrong
    Marriage: 10 MAY 1817 Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Messages: Extracted marriage record for locality listed in the record.
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    http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/pa/1pa/xmisc/1819laws.txt

    57. An act to annul the marriage of ABRAHAM ARMSTRONG and MARIAARMSTRONG
    his wife. That the marriage contract between Abraham Armstrong andMaria his wife, late
    MARIA ABERCROMBIE, both of the city of Philadelphia, is herebyannulled and
    the parties released from all duties as fully as if they had never beenjoined in marriage . 5 Mar 1819.
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    Father: JAMES ABERCROMBIE , JR. b: 22 DEC 1717 in Dundee, Dundee County, Scotland
    Mother: MARGARET BENNET b: 1728

    Marriage 1 MARIA MASON b: 1787 in Barbados
      Children
      1. Has Children RICHARD MASON ABERCROMBIE b: 11 NOV 1822 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania

      Marriage 2 ANN BAYNTON b: ABT. 1765
      • Married: 30 OCT 1783
      Children
      1. Has No Children MARGARET ABERCROMBIE b: 1786 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
      2. Has No Children ELIZABETH ABERCROMBIE b: 1787 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
      3. Has No Children ANN ABERCROMBIE b: 1788 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
      4. Has No Children MARIA ABERCROMBIE b: 1790 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
      5. Has No Children JAMES ABERCROMBIE , 1V b: 11 JUN 1792 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
      6. Has Children HARRIET BLACKWELL ABERCROMBIE b: 3 OCT 1793 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
      7. Has No Children JOHN BAYNTON ABERCROMBIE b: 1796 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
      8. Has No Children WILLIAM ANDREWS ABERCROMBIE b: 1799 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
      9. Has No Children SUSAN ABERCROMBIE b: 1801 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
      10. Has Children CHARLES STEADMAN ABERCROMBIE b: 13 FEB 1804 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
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