Facts and Events
James Lyle was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
- Page 56.--11th April, 1793. James Lyle, Jr.'s, will, of Staunton--To wife, Margaret, and daughter, Julia (Juliet), estate to be kept for wife's support and Julia's education, infant. Executors, wife Margaret, friends Wm. Lyle, Archibald Stuart. Teste: J. Beal, Smith Thompson, Jinney Stuart, Mary Humphreys. Proved, June Court, 1793, by Stuart and Humphreys. Executors qualify. [Note: the term "Jr." was often used to differentiate between an older person with the same first name and a younger person, not necessarily for a father/son relationship. Additional research mey be necessary.]
Records in Augusta County, VA
- Vol. 2 - MARRIAGE BONDS. AUGUSTA COUNTY.1789--June 2, James Lyle and Margaret Baker; surety, William Lyle.
- Vol. 2 - Lyle vs. Stuart--O. S. 254; N. S. 89--Bill, 1808. Complainants are Juliet Smith (and Abraham Smith, her husband) and Margaret Lyle. Margaret is widow and Juliet the daughter of James Lyle, who died 14th April, 1793, testate, in Augusta. Bill speaks of the burning of Lexington. Letter from John Pickins to Col. Stuart dated Holston, 17th September, 1786. John's father-in-law was John Hanna.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Ancestry.com/Ancestry Family Trees: Public Members Trees.