Facts and Events
James Peebles was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Page 39.--1st December, 1777. Edward Hynds' will (of the Bull Pasture)--To wife, Anne, with child; to oldest daughter, Elizabeth, home plantation and all entered land this side of Crab Run; to daughter, Jenny, upper plantation and land on other side of Crab Run. Executors, wife and John Peebles; to servant, Wm. Smith, £10. Teste: Wm. Stewart, John Hicklin, Wm. (mark) McCandless. Proved, 16th June, 1778, by Stuart and Hicklin. (Note: included to show reference to John Peebles).
- Page 48.--17th November, 1778. Recorded. Edward Hinds' appraisement by Thomas Hicklin, Thos. Feemster, James Peebles.
- Vol. 1 - MARCH 21, 1780. - (188) On motion of Ann Pebbles, late Ann Hinds, widow and executrix of Edward Hinds, deceased, who served as a Corporal in Capt. Preston's Company of Rangers, in 1758, certificate for land granted to Edward Hinds, orphan of said Edward, deceased.
- Vol. 2 - Valentine White's List of Delinquents in Second Battalion of Augusta County, 1784: James Peebles, Greenbrier.
- Page 347.- (undated, abt. 1786) -Teste: John Bradshaw, James Peebles, Andrew Lockridge.
- Vol. 2 - Daggy heirs vs. Peebles--O. S. 232; N. S. 82--Bill, 1802. Orator, Jacob Daggy. In 1778 Edward Hynds died testate in Augusta, devising land to eldest (daughter Elizabeth. Daughter Jenny. Wife was enclint, child born a boy, named Edward. James Peebles married Edward's widow. Elizabeth married James McCoy. Jacob's heirs are, viz: George Hammer and Elizabeth; Anna, wife of Andrew Lockridge; Jacob, Susan, John, William, Rachel and Henry Daggy, children, all infants except the married ones. Land in Pendleton.