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The surname ABBOTT is an occupational name for someone who is the chief ruler  
of an abbey or for someone employed in the household of an abbott.
John ABBOTT
b.
d.
m.
Children:
F.  Mary ABBOTT b. 1756
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**2nd Generation**

William SHEFFIELD
b. 1754 Duplin County, North Carolina
d. 1826 Bulloch County, Georgia
m. 
 

Mary ABBOTT

b. 1756 Duplin County, North Carolina
d. Aft. 1788 Bulloch County, Georgia
Children:
F.  Delilah SHEFFIELD b. 1770
M. John SHEFFIELD b. 1772
M. Amos Austin SHEFFIELD b. 1775
F.  Martha SHEFFIELD b. 1777
M. Isham SHEFFIELD b. 1782
F.  Margaret SHEFFIELD b. 1785
M. William SHEFFIELD, Jr. b. 1787
F.  Mary SHEFFIELD b. 1788
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William Sheffield served in the 10th North Carolina Regiment, North Carolina Line, in 
Captain Hall's Company in 1782-1783 during the American Revolution.  He first 
served in South Carolina and Georgia.  The State of Georgia granted him 575 
acresof bounty land in Washington County, Georgia in March of 1784.  
William Sheffield moved to Burke County, Georgia from North Carolina after the 
Revolution.  He sold his bounty land to Robert Forsyth in 1788 and moved to 
Effingham County.  The State of Georgia then granted him 400 acres on 
April 7, 1794.  In 1796, his part of Effingham County became Bulloch County.
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