Facts and Events
George Dixon was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 2 - Lewis vs. Lewis--O. S. 222; N. S. 78--Will of Andrew Lewis of Botetourt, dated 28th January, 1780. Wife. Sons, John, Samuel, Thomas, Andrew, William; daughter, Ann; brothers, Thomas, William; grandsons, Andrew, Samuel and John, sons of son John; sister, Margaret. Recorded in Botetourt 10th July, 1782. Will of Thomas Lewis of Kenawha. To Sally Thornton, daughter of George and Mary Thornton, by whom I have had Thomas, Andrew, William and Samuel Lewis; brother, William of Botetourt. Dated 30th November, 1796. Recorded in Kenawha December, 1800. Robert McKee deposes that he knows it was intention of Thomas Lewis to marry Sally Thornton a day or two after he was killed, as Robert was invited to the wedding. A license had been issued. Patent 26th January, 1801, to Thomas Lewis, 1,437-1/2 acres in Kenawha. Marriage license to marry Thomas Lewis and Sarah Thornton, dated 4th November, 1800. Patent 21st October, 1796, to Thomas Lewis, assignee of Isaac Tyler, 43 acres in Kenawha. Bill filed by Thomas, Andrew, William and Samuel Lewis, sons and devisees of Thomas Lewis. Thomas was killed by fall from his horse on day on which he was to have been married. He was about 45 years old. Andrew, Thomas and William Lewis laid off a town at Point Pleasant. Copy of agreement by Andrew Lewis with these, viz: John, Peter, Sr., Peter, Jr., James, Jacob Vanbibber, James Graham, Jno. Fitzpatrick, Leonard Hoff, James Neely, William Bryans, Joseph Looney, Elijah Breeding, Thos. Teas, George Dixon, Thomas Allsberry, Leonard Cooper, Charles McClung, Shadrack Harman, if they continue to defend the place we are now settling, known by name of Point Pleasant, Andrew agrees to give each an acre-lot in the town. Dated 20th November, 1784. Andrew Lewis, son of Genl. Andrew Lewis, answers. Gen. Andrew Lewis died September, 1781.
- From Rootsweb Message Board:
- George DIXON b. 17 Feb 1782 [sic, appears to be marriage date] in Augusta Co. Va. He married Sephronia Veronica Van BIBBER, d/o Peter Van BIBBER. He died 27 Feb 1840 in Warren Co. IN. He served in the Rev. War with his brother Peter DIXON.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Find A Grave.
Birth: Feb. 17, 1754
Death: Feb. 27, 1840