b.WFT Est 1715-1724
Facts and Events
Isaac White was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Isaac White's land (Beverley Manor NE, 2 Tracts: 1) 265 acres acquired from William Skillern, Jr., part of William Skillern Sr.'s original 635-acre patent in 1741; 2) 150 acres patented in 1775 (1770 on Hildebrand Map), which was possibly adjoining or very near his previously acquired 265-acre tract) as shown on the map meticulously drawn by J.R. Hildebrand, cartographer. This map is copyrighted©, used by permission of John Hildebrand, son of J.R. Hildebrand, April, 2009.
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 238.--10th March, 1770. William Skillem and Mary to Isaac White, £300, 265 acres in Long Meadow, part of 535 acres in Beverley Manor; corner Thomas Miller's land; James Anderson's line. Delivered: Isaac White, 26th May, 1772.
- Page 312.--__ _____, 1775. Beverley to Isaac White. Delivered to James White. 15th March, 1779.
Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 134.--14th November, 1787. Jean (mark) White, widow to Isaac White, deceased; David and Isaac White, executors of Isaac White, deceascd; James and Gordon White, legatees of Isaac, to James Steel.
Related record in Chalkley's Vol. 1 :
- Vol. 1 - APRIL 19, 1791. - (438) Jane, David, Isaac, James and Gordon White, to Steele--deed.
Will of Isaac White
From Chalkley's Augusta County, Virginia Court Records:
- Page 231 - - 10th August, 1775. Isaac White's will - - To wife, Jane, mare bought of Lewis Baker; to son, viz: David, Isaac, James and Gordon White, if any of them die in infancy; to daughters, Jane, Isabella, Margaret, if any die infants; son, Gordon, and daughters, Isabella and Margret, by schooled; to daughters already married, viz: Mary Young, Elizabeth and Sarah Rodgers. Executors: James Steele, John Young. Teste: Andrew Russell, David White. Proved, 17th April, 1782, by the witnesses. Executors refused to execute. Jane, the widow, relinquished her right. Administration granted David and Isaac White.
- Vol. 1 - APRIL 17 1782. - (373) Jane, relict of Isaac White, refused to administer.
- Vol. 2 - 17th April, 1782--David and Isaac White, administrator of Isaac White.
Processioning List of 1755
- "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 settlers lands and their neighbors at specific time periods:
- Page 152.--Jno. Finley, Wm. Thompson processioned in Cap. Thompson's Company as follows, viz: For Samuel McCune, for Wm. Logan, for Wm. Johnston, for Widow Thompson, for Thos. Thompson; Widow Frazer, present Robert Modey; for Rob. Moody; for Andw. McClure, present Jno. Hutchison; for Jno. Hutchison; for Hugh McClure, for Richard Pilson, for Zechoriah Smith, for Widow Sayre, for Andw. McClure, for John Campbell, for John Black, for Archd. Stewart, for Rob. Finley, for Alex. Henderson, for Wm. Patterson, for Jno. McClure, for George Caldwell, for John Thompson, for Wm. Palmer, for James Gillespey, for James Hamilton, for Saml. Steele, for James McClure, for Widow Campbell, for Robert Patrick, for John Ramsey, for Wm. Finley, for John Finley, for David Henderson, for Isaac White, for Adam Morow, for Alex. Thompson, for Wm. Thompson, for Wm. Caldwell.
Records of Isaac White in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 1 - JUNE 17, 1747. - (220) Isaac White--Garnishee.
- Vol. 1 - AUGUST 21, 1752. - (328) Thomas Stewart, Isaac White, John McClure, Edward Hall, James Patton, John Black, James and Gabriel Alexander, and James Bell--clear and keep a road from Edward Hall's to Wm. Long's Mill.
- Page 32.--5th November, 1753. James Campbell's will--Aged about 71 years: To son Daniel, 200 acres, part of tract testator lives on; to Margaret, a horse running at John McClure's; to grandchild, Elizabeth White, a child, to be cared for by Margret; to grandson, James Steel, a horse until testator's son, Daniel, comes of age; to son, John; to son-in-law, Isaac White; to son-in-law, Saml. Steel and Isaac White, executors. Teste: Robt. Cunningham, Benj. Stewart. Proved, 22d March, 1754, by the witnesses. Executors qualify, with surety Jno. Ramsey.
- Vol. 2 - 1755--Delinquents - List of Robert Breckinridge, Sheriff: Isaac White, Constable.
- Page 208.--26th August, 1757. Gilbert Mills' will, planter--To son William, note on James Staret living in Refoe township, Pennsylvania; son Alexander, clothes; granddaughter Agnes Mills, residuary legatee. Executors, Isaac White, Edward Hall. Teste: Henry Davis, Eleanor Teas Proved, 16th November, 1757, by the witnesses. Executors qualify, with Alex. Richey, Robert McClehenny.
- Page 259.--21st June, 1763. Charles Dalhouse's appraisement (by Jno. Black, Isaac White, Jno. McClure), approved and recorded.
- Vol. 1 - AUGUST 18, 1767. - (215) Ro. Allen appointed surveyor of highway, vice Isaac White. Ro. Gragg appointed surveyor of highway from Duck Ponds to Middle River. Wm. Patton appointed Constable, vice Wm. McCandless.
- Vol. 1 - NOVEMBER 21, 1767. - (373) Mary O'Donald qualified admx. of her deceased husband, Michael O'Donald. Appraisers, Isaac White, John McClure, Saml. and Wm. Black.
- Page 172.--27th December, 1770. James Anderson and Elizabeth ( ) to Joseph Reaburn, £125, 100 acres on Long Meadow, corner land formerly belonging to William Skillem and now Isaac White's, William Robertson's. Teste: Samuel McKee. Delivered: Jos. Reabum, 20th May, 1771.
- Page 256.--29th December, 1770. Joseph Reaburn and Margaret to William Robertson, £125, 100 acres on Long Meadow, corner land formerly belonging to William Skillern, and now Isaac White's, William Robertson's line. Teste: Samuel McKee, Hugh Donaghe, James Kerr.
- Page 428.-(undated, appears to be abt. 1778/79)-Part of the plantation on the Long Meadow whereon William Robertson now lives, corner Isaac White.
- Vol. 2 - Marriage Bond - 1797--August 14, John Russell and James White, surety. John Russell and Margaret White, of age, daughter of Isaac White, deceased.
- ↑ Chalkley, - Augusta County, Virginia Court Abstracts.