Facts and Events
Jacob Baylor was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Will of Jacob Baylor
- Page 61.--Jacob Baylor's will, 10th May, 1800; proved, 5th April, 1804-- Son, George; wife? daughter? Anna Maria; son, Jacob; daughter, Mary Fisher; daughter, Elizabeth Neidner; daughter, Christinia Zimmerman; daughter, Barbara Kella; son, Martin; son, Christian.
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 1 - TITHABLES. - Tithables, 1781; William McPheeters's List: Capt. James Bell, Samuel Bell, Sampson Sawyers, Jeremiah Freel, Jno. Young, Geo. Rhimor, Thomas Brown, Nicholas Leek, Francis Garner, Sr., James Hamilton, Jacob Bailor. (listed among many others).
- Vol. 2 - Marriage Bond in Augusta County - 1787--March 6, Frederick Keller and Jacob Bailor, surety. Frederick Keller and Barbara Bailor, daughter of Jacob Bailor (consent). Teste: Saml. Merritt.
- Page 114.--27th August, 1792. William Anderson's will--To wife, Elizabeth; to son, John, tract whereon James Black lives, 244 acres; to son, George, tract known as Burnt Cabbin whereon George now lives, adjoining John, Robert, and Jacob Baylor; to son, Robert, 149 acres whereon Ro. now lives; to son, Alexander, home plantation, 290 acres; to sons-in-law and their wives, viz: James Clendenning and wife Margaret, Wm. Skillings and wife Mary, James Grigsby and wife Rebecca, Samuel Anderson and wife Elizabeth; to daughter, Jean Anderson. Executors, son John and David McNare. Teste: Edward Breadin, Sr. and Jr.; George Breaden. Proved, June Court, 1794, by all the witnesses.
- Vol. 2 - SEPTEMBER, 1795 (A to K). - Mathias Gabbert vs. Jacob Bailor. Eject. 105 acres in Beverly Manor formerly Robert Young's.
- Vol. 2 - Mariage Bond in Augusta County - 1797--May 8, Geo. Bailor (German) and Augustine Argenbright, surety. Geo. Behler (German) and Catherine Argenbright, daughter of Augustine Argenbricht. Geo. Bailor is son of Jacob Bailor and of age.
- Vol. 2 - 1797--December 22, Peter Rinehart and Jacob Bailor, surety. Peter Rinehart and Barbara Bailor, daughter of Jacob Behler. (Note: this record appears to show that Barbar Baylor, daughter of Jacob Baylor may have re-married to a Peter Rinehart in 1797, but since Jacob Baylor refers to his daughter "Barbara Kella" in his will written in 1800, it is assumed that Jacob probably had two daughters named Barbara (which was not uncommon in German families to have more than one child with the same first name)).
- Vol. 2 - 1801--January 20, Daniel Burkhart and Jacob Bealer (Behler), surety. Daniel Burkhart and Polly Sterlinger, otherwise called Polly Heddebach (spinster). Geo. Heddebaugh swears Polly is of age.
- Vol. 2 - Marriage Bond in Augusta County - 1801--March 9, Benj. Dill and Jacob Bailor (Behler), surety. Benj. Dill and Catherine Bailor, daughter of said Jacob Bailor.
- Vol. 1 - AUGUST, 1802 (A to C). - Catherine Baylor, wife of Jacob Baylor, by Alexander Anderson, vs. Jacob Baylor.--Lived faithfully with defendant in Virginia and Pennsylvania, and is now aged and infirm, having raised twelve children.
- Vol. 2 -Bailer vs. Gabhart--O. S. 110; N. S. 38--Bill, 1st December, 1805. Orator is George Baylor, executor of Jacob Bailer, his (George's) father. Jacob bought land of Mathias Gabhart in Augusta. Conveyance was notmade. Mathias is dead testate, but intestate as to his land, leaving children viz: George, Michael, Peter, John, Hannah, Sally, Catherine, since intermarried with Peter Wittinghill. Elizabeth, since intermarried with Jonathan Intsminger. Peggy, since intermarried with Benjamin Hart. Christina, since intermarried with Peter Gabhart. Bill in name of Jacob Baylor says the purchase was in 1780. Jacob was a German lately removed from Pennsylvania. (This is bill 1795, filed in Richmond.) Jacob Baylor's will recorded in Staunton District Court. Mathias Gabhert's will of Rockbridge, dated 179_, proved in Rockbridge 5th June, 1798. Codicil 14th February, 1798. Wife, Christina; eight children, viz: Hannah, Michael, Rebecca, Peter, Elizabeth, John, Sarah, Christina; son George, daughter Catherine have received advancements. Affidavit 23d March, 1809, that George, Michael, John Gabhart and Peter Witlinghill and Catherine, his wife, are non-residents.
- Vol. 2 -Baylor vs. Link--O. S. 195; N. S. 69--Bill, 1812. Jacob Baylor bought land from James Brown in Augusta. James died without making conveyance, but all the heirs made a conveyance except James's daughter, Elizabeth Bell, wife of John Bell of Kentucky. James left six children at his death. Elizabeth joined in a conveyance to her brothers, viz: James, Thomas and William. Afterwards James's daughter, Sally Brown, died intestate. Copy of unexecuted deed dated 1788 by James Brown and Jean, his wife, to Jacob Bailor, conveys 135 poles where James lives in Beverley Manor, on Middle River on Baker's Creek.
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