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From: "John Polk" <>
Subject: Re: [LDR] "Abergaveny" and the JACKSON family
Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2007 21:43:41 -0500
References: <d32.1dc2bec7.349998ab@cs.com>


For those who are interested in such things, Abergaveny is a market town in
Monmouthshire, southern Wales, dating back to Roman times; sometimes
referred to as the "Gateway to Wales." See
http://www.abergavenny.co.uk/index.cfm?alias=home

John Polk


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Sent: Tuesday, December 18, 2007 4:42 PM
Subject: Re: [LDR] "Abergaveny" and the JACKSON family


> In a message dated 12/18/2007 4:10:02 PM Eastern Standard Time,
> writes:
> > John, can you pinpoint where his land
> > "*Abergaveny*" was located?
>
> Per his 1688 will (MD Wills 6:038) ABERGAVENY and its neighbor SMALL LOT
> constituted Samuel Jackson's dwelling plantation. They shared a first
bounder
> (ABERGAVENY on the west) at about 38/21/38N, 75/45/15W on the south bank
of
> Quantico Creek about 1.5 mi southwest of Quantico village. They both
extended
> exactly southeast from there, crossing what's now MD 349. ABERGAVENY's
actual
> length in that direction (SE) was later determined to be only a mile, as
an
> additional 2/3 of a mile in its definition turned out to interfering with
an older
> survey laid out from the Wicomico River.
>
> John
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