Person:Gawin Leeper (1)

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Gawin 'Guine' Leeper
b.abt. 1735/36
d.abt. 1794
m. Bef. 1716
  1. Jane "Jean" LeeperBef 1716 -
  2. Isabella Leeper1717-1736 -
  3. Sarah LeeperBef 1723 - 1794
  4. Nicholas Leeper1726 - bef 1786
  5. Mary Leeperest 1727-1736 -
  6. Andrew LeeperBEF 1731 - BEF 1799
  7. James Leeper, Jr.1731 - 1765
  8. Gawin 'Guine' Leeperabt 1735/36 - abt 1794
  9. George LeeperBET 1741 AND 1747 -
  10. Margaret Leeper1741 -
  11. John Leeper1744 - 1815
  • HGawin 'Guine' Leeperabt 1735/36 - abt 1794
  • WMargaret Brown1740 - aft 1801
m. bef. 1767
  1. Mary Ann Leeperabt 1767/68 - bet 1834-1840
Facts and Events
Name Gawin 'Guine' Leeper
Gender Male
Birth[1] abt. 1735/36
Marriage bef. 1767 to Margaret Brown
Death[1] abt. 1794

Gawin Leeper was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Image:LeeperJames Beverley Manor SW 526 acres.jpg

Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 544.--15th February, 1755. Andrew Leeper and Jane to Gawin Leeper, £120, 299 in Beverley Manor, part of 526 acres sold by Beverley to James Leeper and by James to Andrew; corner Nicholas Leeper.
  • Page 118.--16th May, 1759. Same (From James Leeper) to son, Gawen Leeper, £5, on Naked Creek, part of two patents dated June 5, 1747. and April 26, 1742, 353 acres. Delivered: D. Laird by your order, July, 1763.

Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 80.--21st March, 1759. Gawen Leeper to Thos. Tate, £130, 299 acres in Beverley Manor; corner Nicholas Leeper. Teste: Randal Lockhart, Walter Davis, Robt. Steel.
  • Page 275.--17th March, 1778. John Leeper and Susanna, and Gawin Leeper, to Anthony Aylor. 150 acres patented to James Leeper; 100 acres patented to John Leeper, 20th July, 1768, corner land he lives on.

Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley's: [unless otherwise listed]

  • Page 236.--5th October, 1765. Nicholas Leeper to Margaret Leeper, £105, 227 acres in Beverley Manor; corner James Moody, said James Leeper's line. Teste: Andrew, Gawin and John Leeper. Delivered: Margaret Leeper, May, 1767.
  • Land Grant Survey: Page 125 - Hugh Donaho, 231 acres, Naked Creek. Adjoining Gawan Leeper and his own line. March 7, 1768. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 45].
  • Page 386.-[abt. November 1776] - Teste: James Anderson, Robert Kinney, Gawin Leeper.
  • Page 430.--19th January, 1779. Nicholas Leeper by George Seawright, his attorney, to John Oliver. Gawin Leaper, late of Augusta, sold to John Oliver 66 acres patented to James Leeper, father to said Gawen, 5th June, 1747. James died intestate and land became vested in Nicholas Leeper as heir (?).

Information on Gawin Leeper

http://users.erols.com/tcathey/Pages1-52A.txt

(6) GAWIN LEEPER, SIXTH NAMED IN THE IMPORTATION RECORDS, APPEARS TO HAVE BEEN IN AUGUSTA COUNTY UNTIL 1778. HE SIGNED A LAND TITLE ALONE, WHICH MIGHT INDICATE HE IS STILL UNMARRIED. IN 1779 THE COUNTY RECORD SPEAKS OF HIM AS "LATE IN AUGUSTA".

References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Name: William BROWN Jr.
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    Birth: abt 1760 Anson Co., North Carolina (Craven Co., South Carolina)
    Death: abt 1832 St. Clair Co., Alabama
    Father: William BROWN Sr. (~1732-~1803)
    Mother: Elizabeth Black (~1733-~1764)
    Marriage: abt 1783 Hawkins Co., North Carolina
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    Spouse: Mary Ann Leeper
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    Birth: abt 1768 Augusta Co., Virginia
    Death: BET 1834 AND 1840 St. Clair Co., Alabama
    Father: Gawen (Guine) Leeper (~1736-~1794)
    Mother: Margaret Brown (~1747->1801)

    http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~jvoran/brown/wm_brown_jr_fgs.html