Your Maacah ABNEY was indeed a d/o Dannett ABNEY Jr. & Mary (MEREDITH?). She is named in his will, to wit: "...Item if my son Reubin Abney depart this life before he have any lawful Ifhue, it is my desire that the land as I have already given to him be equally divided amongst Maacah Spragens, Ruth Sharrer, Millesent Perry ~ & Sarah Abney"
Elizabeth SPRAGGINS m1.03 Mar 1789 in Halifax Co., Va. to James GALLOWAY & had issue: (an unnamed daughter) b/d.1790, Thomas Spraggins GALLOWAY b.1792, James Elisha GALLOWAY b.1798, others bef.1798?
Elizabeth's husband, James GALLOWAY d.1798.
Elizabeth SPRAGGINS (widow GALLOWAY) m2.05 Jan 1802 Rockingham Co., N.C. to Joseph GENTRY.
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