Person:David McCroskey (1)

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David McCroskey
d.BEF 17 JUN 1788 Augusta County, Virginia
m. bef. 1715
  1. John McCroskey, Jr.1715 - 1782
  2. Margaret McCroskeyAbt 1718 -
  3. William McCroskey1720-1735 -
  4. James McCroskey1720 -
  5. Alexander McCroskeyBef 1725 -
  6. Samuel McCroskey1725 -
  7. Elizabeth McCroskey1728 - 1797
  8. David McCroskey1730 - BEF 1788
m. Est. 1757-1765
  1. Esther McCroskeyEst 1757-1777 -
  2. Ann McCroskeyEst 1757-1777 -
  3. Esther McCroskeyEst 1757-1777 -
  4. Agnes McCroskeyEst 1757-1777 -
  5. Martha McCroskeyEst 1757-1777 -
  6. John McCroskey1763-1780 -
  7. Jane 'Jean' McCroskeyBef 1772 -
  8. Elizabeth McCroskey1772 - 1812
Facts and Events
Name David McCroskey
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1730 County Antrim, Ireland
Marriage Est. 1757-1765 to Grizzelda Poage
Will[3] 9 MAR 1787 will dated - Augusta County, Virginia
Death[2] BEF 17 JUN 1788 Augusta County, Virginia

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

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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

David received 300 acres in the "Borden Tract" from his father, John McCroskey, Sr. in the following transaction:

Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Deed Book 6:129 -- 4th January, 1754. John McCOSKERY, Sr., to David McCOSKERY, 300 acres conveyed by Borden to John 21st August, 1747. Cor. Wm. Buchanan, Isaac Anderson's line on Back Creek. [Chalkley, V3, page 322].

Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Deed Book 18:261 -- 13th January, 1772. David McCOSKRY and Grisel ( ) to Samuel Kirkpatrick, £10, 100 acres on Mill Creek in Timber Grove, part of Borden's 92,100. Teste: Alexander McCOSKRY. Delivered: Michael Dickey. 28th July, 1774. [Chalkley, V3:520].

Will of David McCroskey

From Chalkley's Augusta County, Virginia Court Records:

  • Page 74. - - 9th March, 1787. David McCoskry's will - - To wife, Grisel, until son John arrives to 21 years, executrix; to son, John, testator's plantation; to daughters, Elizabeth, Jean, Martha, Ann, Esher, Agness; to oldest daughter, Elizabeth, daughter, Esther; to wife and children, land on Licking Creek, Kentucky. Executors, wife, Jonathan Poage, James Tedford. Teste: Jno. McKemey, Wm. Morrows, Robert Cooper, Henry Venus. Proved, 17th June, 1788, by Morrow and Cooper. McKoskry and Poage qualify. Tedford appears and declines to qualify.
  • Page 85.--9th July, 1788. David McKoskry's estate appraised by Robert Cooper, Andrew Kennedy, Robt. Herris (?).
References
  1. Wright, Carolyn M., 1414 E. Audubon Rd., Montgomery AL, 36111 (334)281-9132, e-mail: Carolyn816@@aol.com. Family Tree Maker site - The Carolyn May Wright Family Home Page.
  2. Tennessee Cousins, A History of Tennessee People, by Worth S. Ray, Genealogical Publishing Co., 1984, pg. 368.
  3. Tennessee Cousins, A History of Tennessee People, by Worth S. Ray, Genealogical Publishing Co., 1984, pg. 368.

    abstract of will listed.