Person:Abraham McClelland (2)

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Abraham McClelland
b.bef. 1742 Virginia
 
m. bef. 1735
  1. Mary Ann McClellandabt 1735 - 1840
  2. Jane McClellandabt 1740 -
  3. Abraham McClellandbef 1742 -
  4. John McClellanest 1741-1751 -
  5. Capt. William McClelland1746 - 1827
  • HAbraham McClellandbef 1742 -
  1. Ann McClellanAbt 1770 - Abt 1848
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Name Abraham McClelland
Alt Name Abraham McClellan
Alt Name Abraham McClelan
Unknown Abraham McClelon
Gender Male
Birth? bef. 1742 Virginia

Abraham McClelland was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:


  • Page 204.--4th February, 1763. John Sloan, of Roan County, North Carolina, to John Adams, £35, 300 acres on Loonie's Mill Creek. Teste: John Buchanan, David Luney, Benj. Davis, Abraham McClelan, George Adams, Hugh ( ) McNelle.
  • Vol. 1 - AUGUST, 1764 (A). - Walker vs. Bowman and Abraham McClelan.--Many petitions by Walker, treasurer, on bonds.
  • Page 310.--14th December, 1767. James Ewing (Ervin) to Israel Christian, £10, spotted cow bought from Wm. Davis in Forks of James River, one bay horse called Terrible bought from Edward Sharp, one bay mare bought of Abraham McClellon, 1 rifle with brass mountings.


Records in Botetourt County, VA

  • At a court continued & held for Botetourt County the 10th day of Sept., 1770:
William Hind, Plff. )
vs. ) In Case
Nicholas Larrance, Deft )
This day came the parties by their attornies and thereupon came also a jury, towit: George Burdwcll, Rees Bowen, William Bowen, John Potts, John Potts, Junr., Robert Campbell, Thomas Baker. Thomas McForran, William Stewart, Abraham McClelan, John Caldwell & James Hanley rctd. verdt. for plff. for five pounds and his costs. Judgt. accdgly.
Hugh Allen, Plff. )
vs. ) In Case
Moses Cavet, Deft )
Jury sworn, towit: Rees Bowen, George Burdwell, William Bowen, John Potts, John Potts, Junr., Robert Campbell, Thomas Baker, Thomas McFerran, William McClenachan, Abraham McClellan, John Caldwell and James Hanley retd. verdt. for plff. for twenty three pounds, besides his costs. Judgt. accdgly. Botetourt County Virginia Court Minutes, County Court, September October 1770

From the Will and Estate Records of Robert Looney:

  • At a court held for Botetourt County the 13th November 1770 this writing purporting to be the last will and Testament of Robert Looney, decd., was Presented in court by Joseph Looney, one of the Executors herin named and proved by the oaths of Thomas Crow, James Crow and John Smith, and ordered to be recorded and on motion of said Executor, who made oath according to law certificate, is granted his for obtaining probate thereof in due form whereupon he together with Abraham McClellan and John Looney, his securities, entered into and acknowledged their bond in five Hundred pounds conditioned as the law directs.
Teste John May C.B.C.
Recorded in Will Book A, page 3; Botetourt County, Virginia.
  • At a court held for Botetourt County the sixteenth of May, one thousand seven hundred and seventy one.
Soloman Elliott Plff. )
agst, ) In Case
Will Thornton Deft. )
This day came the parties by their attornies & thereupon came also a jury, towit: Robert Finley, James Thompson, Alexander McDonald, Esquire Gatliff, Uriah Humphries, Reese Bowen, William Bowen, James Hutcheson, Abraham McClelan, Hugh McNeill, William Ritchie and Andrew Smithers, who retd. a verdict in favor of the plff. for L2.Bu.7. Judgt. accdgly. & costs. Botetourt County Virginia Court Minutes, County Court May 1771
  • At a court held for Botetourt the eleventh day of June, one thousand seven hundred & seventy one.
Ordered that John Russell, a servant of Abraham McClelan's, serve his said Master twenty two months & eighteen days over and above the time of his servitude for his trouble & expence in getting him when run away. Botetourt County Virginia Court Minutes, County Court June 1771
  • At a court held for Botecourt County the fifteenth of August, one thousand seven hundred and seventy one.
Malcom Allen, Plff )
agst, ) In Debt
Saml. Lindsey, Deft. )
This came the parties by their attornies & thereupon came also a jury, towit: George Ewing, John Neeley, William Neeley, Matthew Arbuckle, Daniel McNeill, Adam Wallace, George Patterson, Joseph Woods, James Hayes, William McClenachan, Abrnm McClelan and Moses Collier, who being elected, tried & sworn the truth to speak upon the issue joined, upon their oath do say, went out of court to consider of their verdict (rest of this order is missing). Botetourt County Virginia Court Minutes, County Court August 1771
  • At a court held for Botetourt County the tenth of October, 1771.
Present: John Bowyer, Francis Smith, John Bossermnn, & William McKee, Gentlemen.
James Laurence Plff. )
agst. ) In Case
Christopher Bryant and Ux Deft. )
The demurrer argued and overruled, whereupon the jury was sworn to enquire of damages, towit: John Collier, Will McMullin, James Snodgrass, Geo. Burdwell, Thos. Prothers, Saml. Walker, Thos. Willson, Robert Whitley, John Skelton, Saml. Woods, Abraham McClelan & Saml. Davis upon their oath do say that the defendants are guilty. Damages assessed at two pounds, five shillings. Judgt. accdgly. and costs. Botetourt County Virginia Court Minutes, County Court October 1771
  • At a court continued & held for Botetourt County the 14th of November, 1771.
Hugh Means Plff. )
agst. ) In Trespass-Assault & Battery
Robert Bower Deft. )
This day came the parties by their attornies & thereupon came also a jury, towit: Matthew Hair, John Caldwell, John Collier, Josiah East, Moses Price, Charles Ellison, John Hewitt, Abraham Price, Abrahum McClelan, John Stuart, John Potts and Samuel Hayes, who retd. a verdt. in favor of the plff. for two pounds and one penny damages. Judgt. accdgly. & costs. Botetourt County Virginia Court Minutes, County Court November 1771
  • At a court held for Botetourt County the 8th of September, 1772.
George Woolridge Plff. )
agst. ) In Trespass
Isaac Taylor Deft. )
This day came the parties by their attornies & thereupon came also a jury, towit: Wm. Thompson, James Bainbridge, John Mann, Abraham McClelan, John Litton, Samuel McRoberts, junior, James Alcorn, William Trimble, Joseph Moore, James Gillis, George Dougherty and Wm. McCellan, who retd. a verdt. in favor of the deft. Judgt. acedgly & for costs. Botetourt County Virginia Court Minutes, County Court September 1772
  • At a court continued and held for Botetourt County the 11th day of August, 1773.
Arthur Campbell Plff. )
agst. ) In Case
Wm. Blackburne Deft. )
This day came the parties by their attornies & thereupon came also a Jury, towit: Saml. Walker, Joseph Looney, Wm. Mann, Joseph Davis, Swain Poulson, Abraham McClelon, Walter Stewart, Edward Cowin, Wm. Campbell, Daniel McNeill, Joseph Rentfroe and Thomas Willson, who retd. a verdt. in favor of the deft. Judgt. accdgly. & costs to be pd. by the plff.
Wm. Mann Plff. )
agst. ) In Case
Jeremiah Seely Deft. )
This day came the parties by their attornies and thereupon came also a jury, towit: John Potts, Jas. Ritchey, John Griffeth, John McRoberts, Robert Miller, Joseph Willis, Saml. Lindsay, Wm. Trimble, Abraham McClelon, Joseph Mairs, Robt. McClenachan and Saml. McDowell, who retd. a verdt. that the plff. should recover against the deft, forty shillings and one penny, besides his costs. Judgt. accdgly.
James Bell Plff. )
agst. ) In Case
James Bryants Deft. )
This day came the parties by their attornies & thereupon came also a jury, towit: James Byrnsides, Archibald Tyler, Abraham McClelon, Dawson Wade, James McCain, Peter Vanbebber, Michael Cloyd, James Smith, Thos. Skeggs, James McNutt, Wm. Bell & Daniel Goodwin, who retd. a verdt. in favor of the plff. Judgt. accdgly. for five pounds, nine shillings and three pence, with int. thereon from the 10th day of Septr., 1767 till paid & the costs.
James Byrnsides Plff. )
agst. ) In Case
Felti Cook Deft. )
This day came the parties by their attornies & thereupon came also a jury, towit: John Smith, James Hanley, Thomas Skeggs, Shadarick Harmon, Wm. Napier, Michael Cloyd, Jas. Smith, Abraham McClelon, Wm. Boon, James Gilmore, Wm. Bell & James Robinson, who retd. a verdt. in favor of the plff. for damages of one penny. Judgt. accdgly. and costs to be paid by the deft. Botetourt County Virginia Court Minutes, County Court August 1773


Information on Abraham McClelland

Abraham McClelland was a brother of the wife of David Looney.

This may be the Abraham McClelland that was listed as an "Ensign of Militia" in Washington County, Virginia in 1777. (source: History of southwest Virginia, 1746-1786, Washington County, 1777-1870 By Lewis Preston Summers, pg. 262)