Facts and Events
Andrew Hamilton was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 2 - Mitchel vs. Hamilton--O. S. 297; N. S. 106--Will of Andrew Hamilton of Greenbrier. Son Andrew Hamilton got on the body of Nelly Clendennin, now wife of George Stephenson. Mother; brother, William Hamilton, and his sons, Andrew and James; nephews, Andrew and William Bird; nephews, William, James and Andrew McCoy; nephew, Anthony Bowen; nephew, Moses Mann and John Bird. Dated 14th March, 1796. Recorded in Greenbrier, June, 1796.
- Vol. 2 - APRIL, 1799 (D to I). - Gamble & Grattan vs. Andrew Hamilton's estate--From Bath. Account for necessaries furnished Andrew, son of Colonel Andrew Hamilton, running from 1795.
Records in Greenbrier County, VA
- Will of Andrew Hamilton (in part): 'I give and bequeath to my son Andrew Hamilton, got on the body of Nelly Clendinnen, now the wife of George Stephenson, my Negro man by the name of Manwell and My Negro woman, his wife, by the name of Freany, and her child, name Charles, and also my Negro boy by the name of George and the plantation whereon he now lives, to him, the said Andrew Hamilton, and his heirs forever; and my will is that the said Negros shall live and keep full possession of the land they now live on until my son Andrew Hamilton comes to lawful age....' Will made 14 Mar 1796, prob(ated) June court, 1796. [Source: Greenbrier County Will Book I, p 117].
- June 1796. Greenbrier Court Records. Andrew Hamilton, orphan of Andrew Hamilton, deceased, chose Samuel Brown, guardian and James Reid, security.