The line of George Abbott, bapt. 28 May 1587,Bishop's Stortford, Herts. (Hertfordshire) England, ancestor of the Abbott's of Andover, Mass., has been traced back 3 or 4 more generations in Bishop's Stortford.His great grandfather was John Abbot, born about 1495, probably the son of William Abbott who was still living there in 1532. John's wife may have been (not proven) a daughter of Thomas Eliot of Cottered, Herts., ancestor of Bennett Eliot of Widford, Herts. & Nazing, Essex, who's sons, including John Eliot, "The Apostle to the Indians", emigrated to New England at about the time of the arrival of George Abbott. Contact me for further details if needed.