I realize this is old post! I have found that Mary Polly Parker Abbott is the daughter of Edward Parker of Halifax Co. Va and Rowan (Davie) Co. North Carolina. http://boards.ancestry.com/localities.northam.usa.states.virginia.counties.halifax/2527.1/mb.ashxhttp://boards.ancestry.com/localities.northam.usa.states.virginia.counties.halifax/2527.1/mb.ashx Exr/ wife Frances Abbott, son William Abbott, & Nathaniel Manning WD 30 March 1787 s/ Joseph (+) Abbott Wit/ Ambrose Estes, John Stanly WP 27 Oct 1788 Sec/ Edward Parker, John Fulkerson. Reserving liberty for Nataniel Manning the other Exr. to join in probate where he shall think fit.