Facts and Events
David Williamson was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Will of David Williamson
- 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.
- Vol. 1 - MARCH 18, 1777. - (156) Admn. c. t. a. of estate of David Williamson granted to widow Peneripy.
- Vol. 2 - ADMINISTRATORS' BONDS. - 18th March, 1777--Rebecca Black, Jones Henderson, administrators of Saml. Black; Martha Wilson, administrator of Thomas Wilson; Penelope Williamson, administrator, c. t. a., of David Williamson; Nicholas Michael, administrator of Peter Buzard; Elinor and James Blair, administrator of Joseph Blair.
Processioning List of 1767/8
- "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 settler’s lands and their neighbors at specific time periods:
- Page 450.--1767-68: Processioned by John Pall, John Lyle: For John Keys, John Parks, Robert Caruthers, Roger Keys, Jno. Paul, John Hays, Thomas Willson, David Williamson, Jno. Boid, Thomas Boid, Walter Smiley, Jno. Clemans, James McClung, Wm. Alexander, John Lusk, James Ritchey, Jno. Sloan, Joseph Alexander. Processioned by James Hugart: For Charles Donelly, Jno. Cartmill, Robert Stewart, Thomas Galespie, Jno. McCashling, Mary Moore, James McCay, Wm. McCay, Ralph Laferty, John Galespie, James Hugart.
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 2 - FEE BOOKS OF AUGUSTA COURT, 1775-- page 39, David Williamson, Borden's Land.
- Page 229.--26th June. 1781. Robert Campbell Cutler's will--To wife, Mary; to eldest son, George, the Round Hill plantation, 140 acres joining Geo. Bright and home plantation. Also 200 acres, likewise 50 acres more adjoining Robert Shaw and David Williamson; to 2d son, Robert, home plantation 200 acres; also the Maple Swamp plantation 150 acres; also 200 acres of an entry adjoining Geo. Bright and the Mill place bought of David Williamson; to daughter, Jannett, tract between home plantation and Beverley Manor; to wife. Executors, wife Mary and sons George and Robert and daughter Jannet. Teste: William and Mary Forgason. Proved, 16th April, 1782, by the witnesses. Widow Mary qualifies.