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Abraham Varner was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Records of Abraham Varner in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 1 - MAY 20, 1778. - (305) Elizabeth Vernon to be summoned for not providing for her children. (Note: this record appears to indicate that Abraham had died prior to this date, more research may be necessary. Records of Abraham's will or estate do not appear to be in Augusta County records).
- Page 67.--8th December, 1792. John Boyd's will--To Thomas Boyd, 10 shillings; to the lawful begotten heir of John White, deceased, 10 shillings: to wife, Elizabeth, lands for life and then to _____ _____; to John Varnum; to Hannah Varnum, to be paid by John Varnum at his mother's decease; to Rebecca Varnum; to Julian Varnum. Executors, Elizabeth Boyd and John Varnum. Teste: David Steele, Samuel Forsythe, John Purris. Proved, September Court, 1793, by Forsythe and Purris. Executors qualify. (Note: Abraham's children John, Hannah, Rebecca and Julian "Varnum" were named in the will of John Boyd, listed above. John Boyd became the second husband of Abraham Varner's wife, Elizabeth).
- Vol. 2 - Marriage Bond in Augusta County - 1796--Marriage Bond in Augusta County - May 12, Jameston Patterson and Jno. Vernum, surety. Jameston Patterson and Rebecca Vernum, daughter of Abraham Vernum, sister to Jno. Vernum.