Person:Andrew Pickens (2)

Andrew Pickens
b.ABT 1699 Ireland
  1. Israel PickensABT 1693 - 1749
  2. Robert Pike Pickens1697 - 1793
  3. Andrew PickensABT 1699 - 1756
  4. Anne PickensABT 1702 - Abt 1750
  5. Lucy Pickens1702 - 1782
  6. William PickensABT 1705 - 1783
  7. John PickensABT 1708 - 1770
  8. Gabriel Pickens, of South Branch, Potomac River, VAabt 1715 - 1775
  9. Margaret PickensABT 1716 -
m. ABT 1730
  1. Catherine PickensABT 1730 -
  2. Joseph Pickens1736/37 - 1781
  3. Jane 'Jean' Pickens1738 - 1824
  4. Brig. Gen. Andrew Pickens1739 - 1817
  5. Israel PickensABT 1740 -
  6. Robert PickensABT 1741 - 1742-1831
  7. William PickensABT 1742 -
  8. Jonathan Pickens1745 - 1781
Facts and Events
Name[1][2] Andrew Pickens
Gender Male
Birth[3] ABT 1699 Ireland
Alt Birth[1][2] 1700 LIMERICK, IRELAND
Marriage ABT 1730 Bucks County, Pennsylvaniato Nancy Anne Davis
Alt Marriage BEF 1735 Paxton, Lancaster County, Pennsylvaniato Nancy Anne Davis
Death? 11 APR 1756 Mecklenberg County, North Carolina
Alt Death[1][4] 5 NOV 1756 Waxhaw Creek, Anson County, North Carolina
Census? buried at Waxhan Presby. Ch. NC/SC
Alt Death? ABT 1757 Waxhaw Settlement, Anson County, North Carolina

Andrew Pickens was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

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Andrew Pickens' land (Beverley Manor NW, 400 acres, acquired from William Vance in 1744) as shown on the map meticulously drawn by J.R. Hildebrand, cartographer. This map is copyrighted©, used by permission of John Hildebrand, son of J.R. Hildebrand, April, 2009.


Acquisition of Land from Orange County, Virginia Records:


  • Pg. 179-180. Indenture 10 July 1744 between William Vance of Augusta County and Andrew Pickens of same.. for £26.. land on middle branch of Shannando (Shenandoah) called Cathey's River in Beverley Manor in that part of Orange called Augusta.. containing 400 acres.. (signed) William (X) Vance (seal). Witnesses: Moses Thompson, John Pickens, John Bramhan. Recorded Orange County 26 July 1744. [Orange County Virginia Deed Book 9, Dorman, pg. 21].


Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:


  • Page 1.--9th December, 1745. Andrew Pickens to William McFeeters, £6 12-1/2 acres Wm. McFeeters' old survey. Witnesses, Thos. Chew, James Trimble, Jno. Madison. Acknowledged, 10th December, 1745.
  • Page 19.--2d November, 1750. Andrew Pickins to John McPheeters, 400 acres in Beverley Manor; corner Rob. Campbell. Delivered: Wm. McPheeters, 1752. Signed, Anne Pickings. Teste: Pat Martin, Robt. Wilson.
  • August 1751 - Andrew Pickens to William McPheeters, power of attorney to convey to John McPheeters, 221 acres of land in Augusta.


Will Abstract of Andrew Pickens

From Anson County, North Carolina Abstracts of Wills and Estates, 1749-1795, by Brent H. Holcomb:


  • Vol. XXIV, p. 42: - Will of ANDREW PICKENS; William Davis and my wife NANCY, Exrs..plantation I now live on, 551 A, 300 A to son ANDREW, and rest to son JOSEPH.. to son JOHN PICKENS, 10 pounds sterling after five years..to son John, a meare..to daughter JEAN, a black mear..4 Nov 1756..Andw Pickens, Wit: Robert McClenachan, John Pickens.


Records of Andrew Pickens in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:


  • Page 1.--James Knox, Jno. Brown, Andrew Pickens, bond, 11th February, 1745 (1746). James Knox qualifies guardian of Ann Jenny Usher.
  • Page 93.-(undated, appears to be abt. 1746) - Commission to John Anderson, Andrew Pickens, and Richard Woods to take deposition of Margaret, wife of Francis McCown.
  • Page 645.--28th February, 1749. Same (From William Beverley) to James Young, planter, 436 acres in Beverley Manor on Back Creek. Corner Robert Young; McFeeter's line; corner Andrew Pickens; corner Robert Campbell; corner Patrick Martin. Teste: John Wilson, John Gay.
  • Page 228.--1st March, 1749. Andrew Martin's appraisement, by Andrew Pickens, James Walker, James Coulter.
  • Page 103.—9th February, 1762. John ( ) Davies and Judith ( ) to George Berry, £135, 198 acres, part of the land formerly belonging to Andrew Pickens; cor. John McPheeters in James Young's line, deceased; cor. to said George Berry's line. Teste: W. Ward, Jno. McPheeters, Joseph Ward Delivered: George Berry, April, 1774.


Information on Andrew Pickens

CAPTAIN

REF WFT VOLUME I, EDITION I, 1996.

CAME TO BUCKS CO, PA. HE AND HIS WIFE CAME FROM IRELAND BUT PROBABLY MARRIED IN PA. HE LIVED IN LANCASTER CO, PA, MOVED TO AUGUSTA CO, VA. AND LATER TO ANSON CO, NC WHERE HE OBTAINED A LAND GRANT APRIL 13, 1752. HE DIED IN MECKLENBURG CO, NC IN 1756.

(DOC. 12, PG 3, 11)

WILL: " IN THE NAME OF GOD, AMEN. THE LAST WILL AND DYING TESTAMENT OF ANDREW PICKENS, BEING WEAK IN BODY BUT OF PERFECT MEMORY AND CALLING TO MIND THAT IS IS APPOINTED FOR ALL MEN ONCE TO DIE...FIRST I COMMEND MY SPIRIT TO GOD WHO GAVE IT AND MY BODY TO BE INTERRED, AT THE DISCRETION OF MY EXTR. AND ALL MY LAWFUL DEBTS PAID AND I DO HEREBY CONSTITUTE AND APPOINT WILLIAM DAVIS AND MY DEARLY BELOVED WIFE NANCY TO BE MY LAWFUL AND SOLE EXECUTORS.

AND I DO GIVE AND BEQUEATH THE PLANTATION I NOW LIVE UPON CONTAINING FIVE HUNDRED AND FIFTY ONE ACRES IN YE MANNER FOLLOWING; THAT IS TO SAY, THREE HUNDRED ACRES TO MY SON ANDREW PICKENS TO BE SURVEYED OFF YE UPPER END OF PLANTATION, AND YE REMAINDER TO MY SON JOSEPH PICKENS. BUT ALLOW MY SON ANDREW TO PROCURE TWO HUNDRED ACRES OF GOOD LAND FOR MY SON JOHN PICKENS AT YE FIRST AND BEST OPPORTUNITY OR IN FIVE YEARS AFTER DATE TO PAY HIM A TEN POUND PIECE; ALSO I GIVE TO MY SON JOHN A MEARE CALLED CATHLINE AND HER COLT AND TO MY BELOVED WIFE I GIVE AND BEQUEATH A BAY MEARE CALLED BONNEY WITH ALL YE BENEFITS OF YE PLANTATION AND ALL YE MOVABLES THEREON DURING HER LIFE; AND AFTER HER DEPARTURE TO BE YE PROPERTY OF MY SON ANDREW. AND TO MY DAUGHTER JEAN, A BLACK MEARE CALLED BONNEY AND A SADDLE AND BRIDLE WITH ALL THE OTHER THINGS CALLED HER PROPERTY; ALLOWING THIS TO BE MY LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT, DISANNULLING ANY OTHER EVER MADE BY ME. WITNESS MY HAND AND SEAL THIS 5TH DAY OF NOVEMBER 1756. SIGNED: ANDREW PICKENS. WITNESS: ROBERT MCCLENACHAN AND JOHN PICKENS."

ORIGINAL WILL IN STATE DEPARTMENT OF ARCHIVES AND HISTORY, RALEIGH, NC. "NC WILLS, VOLUME XXIV, PAGE 42."


AUGUSTA COUNTY COURT RECORDS.

ORDER BOOK No. I.

December 9, 1745.

Page   (1) County Court formed--First Justices: James Patton, John Buchanan, Peter Scholl, Robert Campbell, Robert Poage, Thomas Lewis, Robert Cunningham, Richard Woods, Robert Craven, Adam Dickinson, John Anderson, John Lewis, George Robinson, James Bell, John Brown, John Pickens, Hugh Thomson, John Finla, John Christian, James Kerr, Andrew Pickens.   (1) James Patton qualified Sheriff. William Thompson surety.   (2) John Madison qualified Clerk.   (2) John Buchanan and Henry Downs qualified Deputy Sheriffs.   (2) William Russell, James Porteus, Gabriel Jones, John Quinn, and Thomas Chew qualified Attorneys.

FEBRUARY 12, 1745/6.

  (13) Robert McClenachan--Ordinary license at Co. Ho. David Stewart, Sty.   (13) John Hutchison--same.   (13) Andrew Pickens, Peter Scholl, Richard Woods recommended coroners--and Pickens to act until appt.   (13) Wm. Thomson, security for Alexr. Thomson.   (14) Enis Young, security for James Davis.

[Pickenswft15.FTW]

[Brøderbund WFT Vol. 15, Ed. 1, Tree #2478, Date of Import: Oct 1, 1998]


AUGUSTA COUNTY COURT RECORDS.

DEED BOOK No. I.

Page 1 - 9th December, 1745. Andrew Pickens to William McFeeters, 6 pounds, 12 1/2 acres Wm. McFeeters' old survey. Witnesses, Thos Chew, James Trimble, Jno. Madison. Acknowledged, 10th December, 1745.

December 9, 1745.


Anson County, North Carolina Warrants, Surveys, and Related Documents 1-909 Secretary of State, Land Grant Office North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, North Carolina

No. 649 - Andrew Pickins, 55 Acres, Issued April 3, 1751, Book No. 10, Page No. 312. Location: Beginning at a hickory standing on the N side of Waxhaw Creek.

References
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    Date of Import: Oct 1, 1998

  2. 2.0 2.1 Pickenswft15.FTW.

    Date of Import: Oct 1, 1998

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