Facts and Events
||Larne, County Atrim, Ireland
||Timber Ridge,Augusta,Virginia,USAto Elizabeth Paxton
||3 AUG 1784
Daniel Lyle was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Daniel Lyle's land (Borden Tract SE, 257 acres, 1743) 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:
- Pages 370-74. 8-9 April 1743. Benja. Borden of Orange County to Daniel Lyle of same. Lease and release; for £7.14.6 current money. 257 acres 1 rood 18 perch, part of 92,100 acres of Benja. Borden's pattin (pattent) land, 6 Nov. 1739... near the side of a branch... corner to a tract surveyed for Robt. Huston... line of David Edmiston's land... (signed) Benja. Borden. Wit: John Hart, Mathew Lyle, Thomas McSpeden. 29 July 1743. Acknowledged by Benjamin Borden, Gent. [Orange County Virginia Deed Book 7, Dorman, pg. 61].
- LYLE, DANIEL
- Rockbridge Co., Va. Will filed Aug. 3, 1784.
- s. James Lyle
- s. Robert Lyle
- s. David Lyle
- s. John Lyle
- s. Samuel Lyle [not included in this abstract, but listed in transcript below]
- d. Esther Lyle [not included in this abstract, but listed in transcript below]
- In the name of God, Amen, the 22 day of August in the year 1781, I, Daniel Lyle, or Rockbridge county, and Commonwealth of Virginia, being sick and weak in body but of perfect sense and memory, thanks be give to God therefor, calling to mind the mortality of my body and knowing 'tis appointed for all men once to die, to make and ordain this my last will and testament, that is to say, principally and first, I recommend my soul to God, that gave it, and my body to the earth to be buried in a Christian and decent manner at the discretion of my executors, and, touching my worldly estate, I devise and dispose of it in manner following: Imprimis, it is my will that all by just debts be paid.
- Item, I will and bequeathe to my son James the tract of land I now live on, with all appurtenances thereto belonging, to him, and is heirs and assigns forever. It is my will that that my son James pay to my sons David, Robert and to John, to each of them, the sum of ten pounds in specia, or other property to that value, as it would have sold for in the year 1774, which payments are to be made in three years from my decease, whether specia or other property to be at the option of the payer,
- Item, I give and bequeathe to my son Samuel, ten pounds of the present currency.
- I give and bequeathe to my daughter Esther, my bay horse, my two best cows, two sheep, tow beds, bedsteads and furniture, one-half of my pewter and my large chest.
- Item, the remainder of my personal estate I give and bequeathe to my son James, and I do hereby constitute and appoint my son James to be my sole executor off this my last will and testament, and I do hereby revoke and disannul all former wills and testaments by me heretofore made and do ratify and confirm this to be my last will and testament, In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal, the day and year first above written.
- (Signed) Daniel Lyle
Information on Daniel Lyle
ABT. 1725 - 3 Aug 1784
BIRTH: ABT. 1725, Larne, County Atrim, Ireland
DEATH: 3 Aug 1784, Rockbridge Co., VA
Father: James LYLE
Mother: Margaret SNODDY
Family 1 : Miss PAXTON
MARRIAGE: ABT. 1750, Rockbridge Co., VA
_Samuel LYLE ________+
| m 1680
_James LYLE _________|
| (1682 - ....) |
| |_Janet KNOX _________+
| m 1680
| (.... - 1784)
| _William SNODDY _____
|_Margaret SNODDY ____|
|_Jane ADAMS _________