Person:David Looney (4)

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m. ABT 1715
  1. Thomas Looney1718 - ABT 1764
  2. Martha Looneyabt 1717/18 - bet 1763-1769
  3. Robert Looney, Jr.1721 - 1756
  4. Daniel Looney1723 - 1760
  5. Adam Looney1725 - 1770
  6. Samuel Looney1727 - 1760
  7. Louisa Looney1728 -
  8. Absalom Looney1729 - 1791
  9. John Looney1732 - 1817
  10. Peter Looney1734 - 1760
  11. David Looney1735 - 1810
  12. Joseph B. Looney1740 - EST 1817
m. bef. 1752
  1. Robert Looneyabt 1752 -
  2. Joseph William Looneyabt 1755 -
  3. Anna Looneyabt 1758 -
  4. Sarah Looneyabt 1764 -
  5. Julia Ann 'Annis' Looneyabt 1767 -
  6. James Looneyabt 1770 -
  7. Abraham Looney1780 - 1841
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Name David Looney
Gender Male
Birth? 1735 Orange County, Virginia
Marriage bef. 1752 Virginiato Mary Ann McClelland
Alt Marriage ABT 1755 Washington County, North Carolinato Mary Ann McClelland
Alt Death? 1 MAY 1801 Sullivan County, Tennessee
Death? 1810 Sullivan County, Tennessee
Reference Number? 2004

David Looney was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:


  • David Looney patented 204 acres on waters of Craig's Creek of James River, in August, 1761, as listed in the disposition of 1763, listed below:
  • Page 200.--20th August, 1765. Same (John Bowyer) to David Looney. Similar deed as above (Whereas Peter, Sr., and his brother David Looney, on 11th October, 1769, purchased of Robert Looney, father of Peter, Sr., and David, the tract Robert was living on, situated on James River and Creek, excepting the part on the south side the Creek, which Robert had some time before exchanged for a place called the Draper place, with Daniel Looney, another son of Robert's, notwithstanding which, said Robert under pretence that Peter and David had not complied with their contract, refused to make conveyance, but sold the same to said John Bowyer. Peter, Sr., soon after making the purchase, died, leaving Peter, his eldest son, infant, who, with said David, brought suit against Robert Looney and John Bowyer, in which it was decreed that John reconvey to Peter, Jr. 80 acres on James River), 140 acres; corner Col. John Smith; corner to above tract.


Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:


  • Page 346.--7th April, 1763. David Looney and Mary to Amos Potts and John Potts, Jr., £25, 204 acres by patent dated August, 1761, on waters of Craig's Creek of James River. Teste: Steven ( ) Rentfroe, Margret ( ) Looney. Sent to Pat. Lockhart by your order, 8th October, 1773.
  • Page 246.--21st November, 1766. David Looney and Mary to William Crow, of Staunton, £290, 140 acres, art of 250 acres patented to Robert Looney, 1742, whereon David lately lived, and which he recovered from John Bowyer, on James River; corner Col. Smith's land.


Records of David Looney in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:


  • Page 343.--27th February, 1760. Hugh Carothers, of Orange County, North Carolina, to Margaret Clerk, £35, 158 acres on James River, on Loonie's Creek; corner Robt. Sloan's. Teste: David Luney. Delivered: Benjamin Estill, December, 1761.
  • Page 422.--19th November, 1760. David Luney's bond (with Wm. Preston, Jno. Poage) as administrator of Daniel Luney.
  • Page 424.--19th November, 1760. David Luney's bond (with James Litherdale. Wm. Preston) as administrator of Thos. Luney.
  • Page 495.--14th February, 1761. John ( ) McFall, of Bedford, to David Miller, £25, 141 acres on Glade Creek, branch of Roanoke; cor. John Bowin's land. Teste: John Smith, John Miller, John Thomson, David Luney, Francis Liber. Delivered: Israel Christian, January, 1767.
  • Page 277.--6th May, 1761. Charles Millikcn (Mellegan, Millegan), of Orange County, North Carolina, to John Buchanan, gent., power of attorney to convey 297 acres patented to Patrick Hays, 30th June, 1743, and since conveyed to Charles by said Hay. Teste: Jno. Smith, David Robinson, David Luney, John Luney.
  • Page 55.--18th August, 1761. Peter Luney's appraisement, by Geo. Adams, Thos. Ramsey, Robt. Montgomery--Cash, etc. Due by Jno. Miller, Thos. Ramsey, Joseph McMortry, Wm. Boyd, Wm. Bird, James Ledderdale, David Luney.
  • Page 56.--18th August, 1761. Peter Absheir's (Appinger) appraisement, by Robt. Mountgomery, Robt. Rowland, David Luney.
  • Page 204.--4th February, 1763. John Sloan, of Roan County, North Carolina, to John Adams, £35, 300 acres on Loonie's Mill Creek. Teste: John Buchanan, David Luney, Benj. Davis, Abraham McClelan, George Adams, Hugh ( ) McNelle.
  • Page 320.--21st March, 1763 (1764?). John Griffith's bond (with Jno. Smith, David Looney) as administrator of Morris Griffith.
  • Page 321.--21st March, 1764. Jno. Griffith's bond (with John Smith and David Looney) as administrator of Benjamin Griffith.
  • Page 185.--15th March, 1765. Absolum ( ) Luney and Margret to Peter Luney, heir-at-law of Peter Luney, deceased, £80, 180 acres on Long Run, a branch of James; corner another tract belonging to Peter, formerly a possession of Robert Luney, Sr. Teste: David Looney. Delivered: Peter Looney, 26th September, 1783.
  • Page 198.--20th August, 1765. John Bowyer to Peter Looney, eldest son of Peter Looney, deceased. Whereas Peter, Sr., and his brother David Looney, on 11th October, 1769, purchased of Robert Looney, father of Peter, Sr., and David, the tract Robert was living on, situated on James River and Creek, excepting the part on the south side the Creek, which Robert had some time before exchanged for a place called the Draper place, with Daniel Looney, another son of Robert's, notwithstanding which, said Robert under pretence that Peter and David had not complied with their contract, refused to make conveyance, but sold the same to said John Bowyer. Peter, Sr., soon after making the purchase, died, leaving Peter, his eldest son, infant, who, with said David, brought suit against Robert Looney and John Bowyer, in which it was decreed that John reconvey to Peter, Jr. 80 acres on James River.
  • Page 433.--18th October, 1765. David Looney's bond (with James McDowell) as guardian (appointed) to Margaret Looney, orphan of Daniel Looney.
  • Page 506.--12th January, . Joseph Crockett's will, farmer--Executors, sons Walter and Joseph; wife, Jean, one-third of land he lives on on South Fork of Roanoke joining Mr. Matteson's line; son, Hugh; son, Walter; son, Joseph; son, Samuel, survey on Cedar Run above Willey's plantation; son, Robert, tract on head of Peak Creek, and a tract on head of Camp Run above Saml. Mountgomery's; to Walter and Joseph and Robert, tract on head of South Fork of Holston River; to daughter, Martha; daughter, Elizabeth; daughter, Agness; daughter, Mary. Teste: Phil Love, James Bryan, Joseph Colven. Proved, 17th March, 1767, by Love and Bryan. Walter Crockett qualifies (Joseph refuses), with Wm. Christian. David Looney, Thos. Barnes.
  • Page 292.--22d February, 1768. William Crow, of Staunton, ordinary keeper to James Crow, yeoman, £800, 140 acres on James River purchased by William from David Looney by deed recorded; corner Col. Smith's land.
  • Page 80.--16th March, 1768. Estate of Peter Looney, Dr., in account with James McCain and Margaret, his wife--Cash paid David Smith; cash paid Robert, Abraham and David Looney; cash received from James Holles; cash received from Benj. Estill for Abraham Haines.