ABRAHAM LOGEE
Generation Three

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7. Abraham Logee3 (Abraham2, Philip1)
Born: abt 1720
Died: abt. 1765 Havana, Cuba
Married: Hannah Pickering 5 Feb 1748/49 Smithfield, Providence County, Rhode Island
She Born:
She Died:

Children:

  1.  i. Abigail Logee m. Icabod Walker6
    ii. Philip Logee
    iii. Sarah Logee
    iv. Abraham Logee

Personal Information:

Abraham Logee Jr. was probably born in Salem, Massachusetts about 1720. On 13 Jan 1748/9 Abraham "Loge" of Smithfield and  Hannah "Peckren" (probably Pickering) filed a marriage intention in Mendon, Massachusetts1. They were married on 5 Feb 1748/49 at Smithfield, Rhode Island2.  A Pickering Genealogy listed Hannah as born 21 Dec 1729 at Salem, Mass., the daughter of Edward Pickering3. A firm connection of the Hannah in Salem and Hannah wife of Abraham Logee Jr. has not been proven. Based on the will of Hopestill Logee, Abraham's mother, Abraham and Hannah had four children4. Other than their daughter Abigail, no additional information has been discovered about their other children.

Abraham joined the British Army from Rhode Island. He died on Havana, Cuba during the war with Spain about 1765. His probate was filed in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury in England5. The administration was listed as follows "Abraham Loge a private in the Rhode Island Regiment of Foot who died in Havana (1765). Administration by his solemn declaration to Joseph Sherwood attorney for the relict, Hannah Loge of Rhode Island.

Sources:

1. [Abraham/Hannah marriage intention] Thomas W. Baldwin, Vital Records of the Town of Mendon, Massachusetts to the year 1850, (Boston, Massachusetts: Wright & Potter Print Co., 1920), pg 358

2. [Smithfield marriages 1-82, Abraham/Hannah marriage] James N. Arnold, Vital Record of Rhode Island 1636-1850, Vol 3 Providence County, (Providence, Rhode Island: Narragansett Historical Publishing Co.,  1892) Smithfield marriages pg. 58

3. [Hannah's parents] Alice Pickering Palladini, compiler, A Pickering Line part 1, (no publisher, 1991)

4. Hopestill Logee will, Smithfield Probate Records, Vol 2 pgs 10/11, microfilm no. 0959535, (Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah)

5. [Abraham probate] Peter Wilson Coldham, compiler, American Wills & Administrations in Prerogative Court of Canterbury 1610-1857, (Baltimore, Maryland:Genealogical Publishing Co., 1989), pg 191

6. [Walker family] JBR Walker A.M., Memorial of the Walkers of the Old Plymouth Colony, (Northampton: Metcalf & Co. Printers, 1861), pg 138

Other Citations:

[marriage to Logee] Mary Straight d/o John and Mary married Logee bet. 1771-1803, East Greenwich, Kent County, Rhode Island (WFT - from Ancestry.com)[If proven, this would probably be a marriage for one of Abraham's sons. The timeframe would fit and Mary Straight does not fit into other proven Logee descendants.]