Facts and Events
David Steele was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 116.--11th December, 1762. William Lockridge and Agness ( ) to David Steel, £100, 244 acres on Halfway Creek in Borden's tract; cor. Thomas Hill; Moore's cor.; David Moore's cor. Teste: Samuel and Robert Steel, Patt. Campbell. Delivered: Samuel Steel, June, 1766.
Records of David Steele in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Page 485.--22d October, 1776. David Williamson's will--To wife, Pernellipy; to daughter, Lurini; to daughter, Lyddy; to daughter, Jennet, unmarried; to son, John, 100 acres joining David Steel on Half Way Creek; to son, David, 150 acres as above; to son, Jonathan, landing including the Old Field and cabin next to Thos. Wilson's land; to son, James, when free of his apprenticeship. Executors, Thomas Wilson, John Boyd. Teste: Andrew Moore, Robert Steel. Proved, 18th March, 1777, by the witnesses. Boyd refuses to execute. Administration granted Penerepy, the widow.