Person:Benjamin Estill (1)

Benjamin Estill
b.20 Sep 1735 New Jersey
d.Bef. 16 Apr 1782 Washington County, Virginia
m. BEF 1733
  1. Boude Estill1733 -
  2. Benjamin Estill1735 - Bef 1782
  3. Rebecca Estill1738/39 -
  4. John Estill1741 - bef 1775
  5. Susannah Estill1743/44 - bef 1771
m. BEF 1758
  1. Lucy Estill1758 -
  2. John Moffett Estill1760 -
  3. Benjamin Estill1765 -
Facts and Events
Name Benjamin Estill
Gender Male
Birth[1] 20 Sep 1735 New Jersey
Marriage BEF 1758 prob. Augusta County, Virginiato Catherine Moffett
Death? Bef. 16 Apr 1782 Washington County, Virginia

Benjamin Estill was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Acquisition of Land in Virginia:

  • Page 99 - Benjamin Esstill, 344 acres, North side of James River. October 25, 1767. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 36].

Will Abstract

Washington County, VA Wills
Page 49. March 26, 1780.
Benjamin Estill. His estate to his wife, Catharine and his children John and _____.
Witnesses: Alexander Barnett, Andrew Cowan.
Probated April 16, 1782.
Source: Annals of Southwest Virginia, Summers, pg. 1344.


On 26 March 1780, Benjamin Estill wrote his will, leaving everything to his wife Katherine and his sons. His will was probated 16 April 1782 in Washington Co, VA.

2 DATE ABT 1747
2 PLAC Came to Augusta County, Virginia with his parents
2 PLAC Grew to manhood in Bullpasture Valley
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    Date of Import: Jul 20, 2002

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