Facts and Events
George Weir was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Records of George Weir in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 1 - MARCH, 1802 (M to Z). - George Weir's Orphans vs. James Mitchel, Executor of Thomas Beard.-- Arbitration awarded in plaintiff's favor, 1786. Defendant was to pay before oldest child of Jane, daughter of Thomas, came of age.
- Vol. 2 - APRIL, 1804 (S to Z). - James Houston and Cornelius Alexander, guardians of orphans of George Weir, deceased, vs. James Mitchel, executor of last will and testament of James Beard, deceased--Suit on arbitration to determine a legacy left by James Beard to his daughter, Jane (Weir ?). Arbitrators decided that Mitchell shall pay to the plaintiffs £22 on or before Jane's eldest child arrives at full age. Dated 21st November, 1786. (Note: conflicts with previous record, Jane was daughter of Thomas Beard according to other records, above and below).
- Vol. 2 - James Young vs. Eakin--O. S. 148; N. S. 51--Bill, 23d February, 1808. Complainant was son-in-law of Andrew Kennedy (of Rockbridge?). James Aiken bought land from Borden, Sr. (died in Orange), devised (will in Augusta) it to son John 30 acres which his uncle Walter formerly lived on, to son James, to sons, Andrew and Samuel. John and James (before Andrew and Samuel came of age)conveyed to a distant relation, Anne Aiken. Ann sold to George Weir, father of Thomas Weir, who conveyed to orator. Andrew Aiken is dead, also James Aiken. Thomas Weir lives in Tennessee. Ann Eakin was widow of Walter. Margaret Pollax deposes: Was daughter of John Aiken. Thomas Beard was father-in-law of George Weir. James Houston deposes: He was born in 1751. William Alexander deposes in 1769 he heard his grandfather Thomas Beard say. George Weir's will of Rockbridge, dated 8th August, 1781. Wife, Jean; sons, Thomas; children. Recorded in Rockbridge, 6th November, 1781.
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