Facts and Events
David Wade was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Records of David Wade in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 2 - Wade vs. Wade--O. S. 226; N. S. 80--Bill, 1811. Bill by Rebecca and Hamilton Wade; Elizabeth, wife of Samuel Shields; John, James, William and David Wade (last four infants) by Rebecca, their mother. David Wade, their father, died testate in Montgomery County, 1803. Will of David Wade dated 7th November, 1803. Wife, Rebecca; daughter, Elizabeth; sons, Hamilton, John, James, William, David.
- Vol. 2 - Susannah Smith Madison, Agatha Strother Madison, children and heirs of William Madison, deceased, by Elizabeth Madison their mother and next friend, vs. Andrew Lewis--O. S. 19; N. S. 6--Bill filed 10th March, 1800. In 1779-1780 Wm. was entitled to 1,000 acres military lands in Kentucky, called Boon's Creek or Gordon's Station. His brother, Rowland Madison, sold it without authority to John Gordon and offered to give Wm. a tract in Botetourt called Vanse's, which their father, John Madison, proposed giving them. John died about 1784. William died 1782, intestate, leaving Elizabeth, his widow, and Susannah and Agatha his only heirs. Andrew Lewis married a sister of William and Rowland. Rowland married a sister of Andrew before 1784 and lived in Kentucky, but returned and lived on Vose's. William Lewis deposes at the Mermaid Tavern in Botetourt, 28th June, that he married a sister of Rowland Madison, and Rowland married his sister. William was married early in the summer of 1787. Rowland went to Kentucky in October, 1790. Gabriel Madison deposes at Nicholasville, Ky., 19th July, 1802. Rowland died about four years ago. Gabriel was a brother of Rowland and William, and moved to Kentucky in spring of 1780. Andrew Lewis and Rowland's sister were married in 1778. Col. Hugh Crockett was very intimate with the Lewises, and a very talkative man. William Walton deposes at Mermaid Tavern on Roan Oak, Botetourt County, 28th June, 1802, that he kept the books of Andrew Lewis when Andrew had a store at the place where Mr. Sherman now resides for about two or three years and about one and one-half years, when he was in partnership with William Lewis and myself, about the latter part of which period Rowland moved to Kentucky. Copy of John Madison's will in Botetourt, dated 19th December, 1783. Col. James Barnett deposes at house of David Wade in Montgomery County, 3d February, 1802, that on an expedition against the British in spring of 1781, William Madison and deponent, expecting to go into battle the next day, stepped aside privately in the night and made their verbal wills and called upon witnesses to testify the same.