My wife's maiden name is Abbott. She is descended from George Abbot b. 1615 in Bishops Stortford, England. He emigrated to America in 1631 w.Rev Ezekiel Rogers & in the company of Wm. Chandler & fam.& settled in Roxbury. m. Hannah Chandler Dec 12, 1646 & went to Andover & took 2 yrs bldg a house (still standing!) A genealogical Register of the Desc. of George of Andover, George of Rowley,Thomas of Andover, Arthur of Ipswich, Robert of Branford,CT & George of Norwalk,CT, compiled by Rev Abiel Abbot & Rev Ephraim Abbot, published in Boston by James Munroe & Co. is available. 197 pages.