Person:David Stuart (14)

Watchers
Col. David Stuart
b.1710 Scotland
m. bef. 1697
  1. Archibald Stuart1697 - 1761
  2. Andrew Stuart1703-1720 -
  3. John Stuart, TailorABT 1708 - ABT 1782
  4. Col. David Stuart1710 - bef 1767
  • HCol. David Stuart1710 - bef 1767
  • WMargaret Lynn1707-1712 -
m. ABT 1745
  1. David Stuart1745 - 1823
  2. Alexander Stuartest 1747 -
  3. Col. John Stuart, of Greenbrier1749 - 1823
  4. Elizabeth Stuartest 1751 -
  5. Sabina 'Tibby' StuartAFT 1752 -
Facts and Events
Name Col. David Stuart
Gender Male
Birth? 1710 Scotland
Marriage ABT 1745 to Margaret Lynn
Death? bef. 19 March, 1767 Shenandoah River, Augusta County, Virginia

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

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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

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David Stuart's land (Beverley Manor NE, 331 acres, acquired from Robert McClanahan on 18 March, 1747) 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 Chalkley's:

  • Page 190.--18th March, 1747. Robert McClenachan to David Stuart, £32; 331 acres in Beverley Manor; corner to land of heirs of Alexander Brackenridge. Witnesses, Thos. Lewis, Jno. Buchanan, John Pickins. Acknowledged by Robert, and dower released by Sarah, 18th March, 1746.
  • 1750, October 4th--David Stuart, 400, on New River Creek, transferred Robert Willey.
  • Page 430.--24th August, 1751. Andrew Johnston to David Stewart, Gent., 218-1/2 acres. From John Maxwell; corner Robert McClenachan (formerly John Madison's land); corner Robert Breckinridge (formerly John Maxwell's land). Teste: John Harman, Audley Paul, Pat. McCluskey, Mary Paul.
  • Page 491.--20th April, 1754. Robt. Breckinridge and Mary to David Stewart and Robt. McClenachan, £9, 300 acres by patent to Robt. Breckinridge, 6th February, 1754; corner to a survey by James Bartone in Forks of Shanando, near Peaked Mountain.
  • Page 301.--13th March, 1756. John ( ) Miller to David Stuart (Stewart), £50, 210 acres in Beverley Manor and sold to John by Beverley, 13th August, 1747. Cor. David Steward's land; cor. James Miller.
  • Page 352.--22d May, 1760. Same (From Robert McClenachan and Sara) to David Stewart and Samuel Cowden, £27, 30 acres, lot No. 9, Woodland, near Staunton; also No. 13 in Staunton. Teste: John McNulty.
  • Page 69.--6th June, 1766. John Dailey to David Stewart and Samuel Cowdon, mortgage, consideration is grantees going bail for grantor in a suit in general court brought by Keppen & Co. for £250; conveys the land Dailey now lives on called Hart's Bottom, 270 acres, part of 400 acres patented to Silas Hart, and by Hart sold to one William Anderson, and by Anderson to Dailey. Teste: Andrew Lewis. Jno. Madison, Jos. Ray.
  • Page 71.--13th June, 1766. Samuel Cowden, of Staunton, to David Stewart. Consideration, David's going Samuel's security on several occasions. Tract which Samuel and Andrew Greer bought of Patrick Martin, 321 acres. Mortgage. Teste: Wm. Crow, John Stewart.
  • Page 84.--23d August, 1766. Andrew Greer and Ruth to David Stuart, £100, one moiety of 321 acres on Back Creek originally surveyed for Alexander Walker and sold by him to Patrick Martin, and by Martin to Andrew Greer and Samuel Cowden, the same tract whereon Patrick lately lived, joining John Moffet and Samuel Young, the other moiety being lately mortgaged by Samuel Cowden to David Stuart.
  • Page 243.-- Patent to David Stuart, 6th September, 1768.


Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 71.--20th August, 1748. David Steward (Stewart) to James Miller, 57 acres in Beverley Manor; Beverley Manor; corner John Henderson. Margaret, wife of David. Teste: Robert Davies, John Hutchinson.
  • Page 82.--29th November, 1750. Andrew Lewis and David Stewart, trustees of that part of Staunton belonging to Augusta Co., to Robert McClenaghan. Court ordered trustees to rent all the lots in Staunton (30th August, 1750) for 21 years. Lot No. 1 containing 48 poles, on south by creek; on W. by Augusta St.; on N. by Main St., without a name, and by No. 10. No. 2, containing half an acre; on W. by Augusta St. By lot No. 3, by lot No. 9, on So. by the main street without a name. Lease for 21 years and yearly rent of 11 sh, 6/. Teste: John Hopes, John Lewis.
  • Page 2.--19th August, 1761. Robert McClenachan and Sarah, David Stewart and Margaret to Peter Braminer, of Augusta, £63, 300 acres granted to Robert Breckinridge by patent, 27th February, 1754, survey made by James Barton, in the Forks of James's River. Delivered: Peter Braminer, 18th December, 1783.
  • Page 175.--15th February, 1763. David Steuert and Margaret to John Miller, £130, 331 acres in Beverley Manor; corner land of heirs of Alexander Breckinridge. Teste: Robt. Gorrell. Delivered: John Miller, 1776.
  • Page 42.--7th July, 1768. David ( ) Stuart and Margaret to Alexander Stuart, their son, £50, 200 acres on a small branch of Middle River of Shanandore, James Sayers' line, oak near Buffalo Branch. Teste: John Poage, James Sayers, Andrew Moody. Delivered: Alexander Stuart (Stewart), November Court, 1773.
  • Page 45.--7th July, 1768. David Stuart to son Alexander Stewart, all his horses, 4 cows, 5 steers, 4 calves, sheep, hogs and tools for plantation, household furniture, £__, Alexander agrees to let his father and mother, David and Margaret Stuart have quiet possession of the plantation where he now lives to maintain themselves and family.
  • Page 402.--6th May, 1769. Col. Andrew Lewis and George Matthews, executors of David Stewart, to Samuel Cowdon, one moiety of 321 acres conveyed by Patrick Martin and Jane, 17th September, 1763, to Samuel Cowdan and Andrew Greier, this moiety of 160-1/2 acres conveyed to David by Andrew Greer and Ruth, 23d August, 1766, on Back Creek. Teste: Sampson Mathews, John Cawley, Pat. Lockhart, Mathew Read. Walter Cnnningham.
  • Page 291.--22d October, 1773. John Stewart, of Botetourt, son and heir-at-law of David Stewart, deceased, to Harmon Lovingood.


Mortgage of Land from Chalkley's:


  • Page 69.--6th June, 1766. John Dailey to David Stewart and Samuel Cowdon, mortgage, consideration is grantees going bail for grantor in a suit in general court brought by Keppen & Co. for £250; conveys the land Dailey now lives on called Hart's Bottom, 270 acres, part of 400 acres patented to Silas Hart, and by Hart sold to one William Anderson, and by Anderson to Dailey. Teste: Andrew Lewis. Jno. Madison, Jos. Ray.
  • Page 71.--13th June, 1766. Samuel Cowden, of Staunton, to David Stewart. Consideration, David's going Samuel's security on several occasions. Tract which Samuel and Andrew Greer bought of Patrick Martin, 321 acres. Mortgage. Teste: Wm. Crow, John Stewart.

Will of David Stuart

From Chalkley's:

  • Page 509.--23d August, 1767. David Stewart's will--To wife Margaret, and to her oldest daughter, Mary Pall (Paul), 1 tract lying over James River, 100 acres; to son, John; to daughter, Sebing (?), 219-1/2 acres purchased from Andw. Johnston; to daughter, Elizabeth, tract on Round Oak and part of a lot in Staunton (no buildings on it) between Saml. Cowdon and me, and the lot that Jno. Stuart now lives on to be sold; to son, John, plantation testator lives on with 2 negros, goot from Greor formerly Patrick Martins. Executors, George Mathis and Wm. Lewis. Teste: Joseph Ray. Proved, 19th March, 1767, wholly in testator's handwriting. Executors refuse. Administration granted George Mathews and Andw. Lewis, who qualify with Sampson Mathews, Robert Breckinridge.
  • Page 16.--7th April, 1767. Col. David Stewart's estate appraised by &c _____.
  • Page 265.--__ _____, 1767. Dr. the estate of Col. David Stewart, in account with Andw. Lewis and Geo. Mathews, administrators--Paid Silas Hart on account of Wm. McClenachan's going to Wmsburg to sign the writ of election; to paid the men that brought in the Corps; to expenses to Maryland in 1767 and 1768; to expenses to Carolina. 1767, by cash from Thos. Bowyer for a sword; by rent of a Dutchman (Andw. Cline); by cash from Thos. Sumter.

Information on David Stuart

From Waddell's "Annals of Augusta County, Virginia", pg. 366-379, 192:

1751 - David STEWART was Sheriff of Augusta Co., Virginia, 21 Nov 1751. He married in Wales the widow of John PAUL (died 1745 in Scotland). David STUART, an adult, was baptized by Mr. CRAIG, 21 Jan 1747. Col. David STEUART is said to have lost his life by drowning in the Shenandoah River.

Processioning List of 1747/8

"Processioning" was the periodic review and agreement of property lines between settler's lands. Processioning Lists are useful in determining the general area of a settlers lands and their neighbors at specific time periods:
  • Page 19.-- Daniel Harrison and Morgan Bryant report, viz: Processioned for Samuel Harrison, present Daniel Love, John Wright; processioned for Robert Cravens, present Daniel Love, John Wright; processioned for Daniel Harrison, present John Rutledge, Richard Wainscot; Daniel Harrison not processioned, there being a dispute; processioned for James Anderson, lines unknown; processioned for Col. James Wood; processioned for Daniel Harrison, present Archibald Hopkins; processioned for Daniel Harrison, present Jacob Dye, Richard Wincot; processioned for Cornelius Bryan, present Thos. and Benj. Bryan; processioned for Charles Robinson, present Adam Reder; processioned for Townsend Robinson, present Adam Reder; processioned for Thomas Moore, present Francis Hughes; processioned for John Miller, present Thos. Hughes, Thos. Moore; processioned for Thomas Moore, present Francis Hughes; processioned for Joseph Hite, present Samuel and David Stuart; processioned for Jacob Chrisman, present David Stuart, Sam'l Harrison; processioned for Robert McKay, present Thomas Bryan; processioned for Robert McKay, present Thomas Bryan; processioned for Jost Hite, present Thomas Bryan; processioned for Jost Hite, present Thomas Bryan; processioned for Robert McKay, present Thomas Bryan; processioned for Wm. Duff's estate, present John Miller; processioned for Robert Green, present John Miller; processioned for Robert Green, present John Miller; processioned for James Robeson, present John Miller; processioned for George Bowman, present Richard Winscot; processioned for Joseph Bryan, present Wm. Bryan; processioned for Morgan Bryan, present James Bryan; processioned for Samuel Wilkins, present Wm. and James Bryan and Samuel Wilkins.


Processioning List of 1767/8

  • Page 442.--Processioned by Wm. Bell, George Berry, Wm. McPheeters, James Syers, 1768-7, viz: For John McCleerey, for Thos. Kirkpatrick, for James Peerey, for Saml. McNab, for Mathew Wilson, for Alex. McKinney. for David Stewart, for Robert McKittrick, for John Kirk, for Wm. Crawford, for Rob. Wallace, for Rob. Philips, for James Bell, Sr., for Charles Cummins, for John Jamison, for Mathias Gabort, for William Dean, for William Lockhart, for Patrick Lockhart, for Wm. McClintock, for John Campbell, for John Philips, for James Philips, for David Trimble, for Sampson Sawyers, for James Sawyers, for John Stewart, for Elizabeth Wallace, for Wm. Hodge, for Maj. Jno. Brown, for Thos. Brown, for James Bell, Jr.


Records of David Stuart in Augusta County, VA

Because of the number of records of David Stuart in Chalkley's Augusta County, VA records, they have been placed on the following page:

Records of David Stuart in Augusta County, VA

Information on David Stuart

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~azopp/data/fam/fam07479.htm


Husband: David Stuart
Born: 1710 at: Scotland 1

Married: BET. 1745 - 1752 at: Wales

  Died: 1767             at: Shenandoah River, Augusta Co., VA  
Father:James Stuart
Mother: Agnes
       Other Spouses: 

Wife: Margaret Lynn
Born: BET. 1727 - 1730 at: Soch Lynn, Scotland
  Died: UNKNOWN          at:   
Father:
Mother:
       Other Spouses: John Paul  

CHILDREN
Name: Margaret Stuart
  Born:                  at:   

Married: at:

  Died: UNKNOWN          at:   

Spouses:


Name: David Stuart
  Born: 1745             at: Ulster, Ireland  

Married: BEF. 1766 at:

  Died: 30 NOV 1823      at: Washington Co., TN  

Spouses: Jane Douglas


Name: John Stuart
  Born: AFT. 1752        at: Augusta Co., VA 2  

Married: 1778 at: Lewisburg, Greenbrier (then Botetourt) Co., (W)VA 2

  Died: 18 AUG 1823      at: Greenbrier Co., (W)VA  

Spouses: Agatha Lewis


Name: Elizabeth Stuart
  Born: AFT. 1752        at: Augusta Co., VA  

Married: at:

  Died: UNKNOWN          at:   

Spouses: Richard Woods


Name: Sabina Stuart
  Born: AFT. 1752        at: Augusta Co., VA  

Married: at:

  Died: UNKNOWN          at:   

Spouses: ? Wilson Samuel Williams


SOURCES

1) LDS Family History Center Archives & Records 2) Annals of Augusta County, Virginia, from 1726-1871 From Chalkley's Augusta County, VA Court Judgements:

MARCH, 1780 (B).

 Andrew Johnston vs. Sebina Stewart.--Writ, 1st April, 1771. In 1749

Andrew Johnston purchased land of John Ramsey. Sebina Stuart was daughter of David Stewart. Deposition of Agatha Madison, 24th November, 1775, says Sabina married George Wilson. Andrew went to Carolina and made a mortgage to pay David Stewart £26 if he ever came back fromCarolina.


From "The Tinkling Spring", pg. 148:

David Stuart was baptized as an adult by Mr. Craig in 1747.