Facts and Events
David Byers was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Will of David Byers
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
Information on David Byers
David and Rosanna Byers of Augusta County. Gwathney Historical Register of Virginia in Rev. War Page 118. David Byers in Capt. Rankins Company, Augusta County Militia. The area in which he served was north of Old Stone Church (Augusta Stone) to the Naked Creek area near the North River.
20 Aug 1780 Rockingham County, Virginia Minute Book 1778-1792 Part 1 by Constance A. & Louise C. Levinson. David Byers & Rosanna, his wife, acknowledge Deed of lease and release to Frederick Myer. A year later they were buying land north of Waynesboro near the South River.
David and Rosanna had children, John - married Mary; Mary - wed Jacob Coiner; and Elizabeth wed John Daugherty.
David Byers made Will 9 Jan 1811 - Book 11 Page 340 Augusta County and Proved 28 Mar 1814. Executors, son John and wife, Rosanna. Witnesses William Sprowl, David Fulton and Hugh Fulton
Source: "David and Margaret (Carson) Byers of Cavan County, Ireland and York County, South Carolina, http://www.byersstl.com/tvb/Art/Forward.pdf]