Facts and Events
Andrew McCartney was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Alexander Wiley sold (some or all of the land acquired on New River (also known as Kanawha River) in 1765) land to Andrew McCartney, prior to 21 June 1791. (see record below)
Records of Andrew McCartney in Augusta County
From Chalkley's Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 1 - JUNE 21, 1791. - (471) Margaret, wife of Alexander Wiley, relinquishes dower in deed to Andrew McCartney.
Information on Andrew McCartney
From Rootsweb message board:
Previous to this time, the MCCARTNEYS lived in Frederick County, Pendleton County, and Bath County, Va. In Bath County, Andrew MCCARTNEY obtained land from one Alexander Wiley. On June 21, 1791, in Augusta County, Margaret, wife of Alexander Wiley, relinquished her dower in the deed to said Andrew MCCARTNEY. This Andrew MCCARTNEY is presumed to be the brother of Thomas and John MCCARTNEY, all three who settled in the Collins settlement in what is now Lewis County, WV.
Andrew McCartney Descendancy Chart at VAGenweb