Person:Hugh Diviney (1)

Hugh Diviney, Jr.
d.bef. September 1782 Shenandoah County, Virginia
  1. Hugh Diviney, Jr. - bef 1782
  • HHugh Diviney, Jr. - bef 1782
  • WAnn Vance
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Name Hugh Diviney, Jr.
Gender Male
Death[1] bef. September 1782 Shenandoah County, Virginia

Hugh Divinia was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Acquisition of Land from Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants:

  • H-41: Hugh Divinia of Augusta County, 400 ares in said County. Surv. Mr. John Baylis. Adj. Wolrick Keener, on North River of Shannondoah. 7 Oct. 1751. [Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants, 1742-1775, Vol. 2, Gertrude E. Gray, pg. 54].

Records in Virginia

  • N-79: Peter Hanger of Frederick County, 304 acres on North River in said County. Surv. Robert Rutherford. Adj. Jacob Miller, George Celler, Hugh Divinney. 2 Aug. 1766. [Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants, 1742-1775, Vol. 2, Gertrude E. Gray, pg. 172].
  • Hugh Divinney listed as a Private in Capt. John Reese's Company of Col. Wood's Pennsylvania Battalion from Jan. 5 to Nov. 25, 1776. [Source: Records of the Revolutionary War: Index to Saffell's List of Virginia, by William L. Saffell, pg. 193].
  1. Matthias Hoover/Huber again moved his family to Shenandoah Co. Virginia, where he purchased 232 acres of land on the 26th of September 1782 from the estate of Hugh Divinia Here their daughters Nancy c.1784, Sarah "Sally" c.1786, and Mary "Polly"
    c.1788 was born. On the 4th of November 1784 Matthias and his wife Mary sold
    the 232 acres to John Reeser of Maryland.