Facts and Events
Alexander Collier was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Processioning List of 1765
- "Processioning" was the process or periodically reviewing and agreeing upon property lines between settlers. Processioning Lists can be useful in determining the area of a settler and the neighboring settlers at a specific time period:
- Page 377.--Processioners appointed as follows, viz (1764): William Robinson and James Robinson, from Heads of Roanoke to Fort Lewis. William Bryan and James Neilly, from Fort Lewis on Waters of Roan Oke. James Rowland and Joseph Montgomery, Thomas Ramsey and James Lawderdale, on Waters of Catawbo and James River on the South Side. James McGayvock, James Gilmore, John Poage, John Thompson, between Buffalo and James River. John Paxton, Abraham Brown, Andrew Miscampbell, Alex. Collier, between Buffalo and the North River to the North Mountain. Wm. Taylor, Thos. Paxton, Moses Whitesides, Jno. McClung, from North River to Beverley's line between the Great Road to the Court House and South Mountain. Andrew Hall, James Buchanan (son of William), Thos. Berry, James Trotter, from North River to Beverley's line between the Great Road to the Court House, by Cap. Bowyers and the North Mountain.
- Page 385.--1765: Processioned by Collier and McCampbell, viz: For William McCamey, for Jno. Beatty (Samuel Norrad present), for Solomon Whitley, for Wm. Gilmore, for Robt. Erwin, for Jno. McKee, for Andw. McCampbell, for Henry Kirkham, for Edward Fairies, for James Campbell, for Alex. Deal, for John Gilmore, for Moses Cunningham for Robt. Hamilton, for James McCalster, for Hugh Cunningham, for George McConne;for Wm. Moore, Michael Kirkham present; for James Young, for Robert McKelhenny, for Margery Crawford, for Saml. Todd, for Rob. Young, for James Hutton, for James Todd, for George Gibson for Alex. Collier, for Jno. Hanna, for Robt. Talford, for Robt. McHenry, for David Talford, for William Hall, for John McMurtrey, for James Davies, for Robt. McKee, for Jno. Somers, for Jno. Huston, for Jno. Wylie, for Jno. McConne, for Archd. Buchanan, for Wm. Porter, for Jno. Wieley.
Records of Alexander Collier in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley's Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 1 - AUGUST 19, 1762. - (291) Alexr. and John Collier, Saml. Lindsay, James Clemons--jurors.
Information on Alexander Collier
Birth Place and family relationship from "Abstracts of Wills of Augusta Co., Virginia, Augusta County Court Will Book No 4." Abstracted in "Vital Statistics of Garrard Co, Ky - Births- Marriages - Deaths 1852-1859 1874-1878" by Bill and Kathy Vockery - Alexander Collier was of Pa.
An Alexander Collier was one of three sworn appraisers of the estate of James Crutchfield in Lincoln Co, Ky in 1788.
He and Sarah sold land on Sugar Creek in Lincoln Co, Va on 21 Jul 1789. On 15 Nov 1796, Alex and Sarah sold 107 acres to Robert Collier.
In 1812 Alexander Colyier sold 134 acres of land in Garrard Co, Ky on Sugar Cr to son Aaron.
On 15 Jan 1839, John and Jane Huffman sold their interest in a land patent on Sugar Creek that they had inherited from William Huffman and Moses Collier. William Huffman and Moses Collier had inherited the interest in the land patent from Alexander Collier. They sold to Aaron Collier, Jr