Facts and Events
James Woodell was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Page 260.--12th February, 1778. Ralph Lofftus and Sarah to Adam and John Stephenson and Samuel Anderson. Patented to William Cunningham, 10th August, 1759, on Thorny Branch. Delivered: John Bing, August, 1778. Teste: Thomas, Joseph and James Waddle. (Note: Adam Stephenson was the father-in-law of James Waddle)
- Vol. 2 - Marriage Bond in Augusta County - 1786--June 27, James Waddle and Ann Stephenson, daughter of Adam Stephenson; surety, Thomas Waddle; witnesses, John Hair, Wm. Stephenson.
- Page 342.-(abt. 1791/2) - Sarah Lesslie, Jr.. in account as above; Robt. Lesslie, Jr., in account as above; James Woods, in account as above; Isabella Gamble, in account as above; Dolly Waddle, in account as above; balance due to the heirs of Dolly Waddle. (Note: record proves that James Woodell's first wife Dolly died prior to 1791/2, and very likely prior to the 2nd marriage of James Woodell to Ann Stephenson in 1786).
- Vol. 1 - MARCH, 1794. - John Stephenson vs. Stephenson.--John and Adam Stephenson were brothers. Adam died intestate, leaving Rebecca Stephenson, his widow. Anne, who married James Waddel; Sarah, wife of John Hair; James Stephenson, William and Rebecca Stephenson were infants. Decree for division.
- Vol. 1 - MARCH 20, 1794. - (66) Stevenson vs. Rebecca Stephenson, relict of Adam Stephenson, deceased, James Waddle and Ann; John Hair and Sarah; William, James and Rebecca Stephenson, heirs of Adam Stephenson.
- Vol. 2 - Revolutionary War Service Declaration - James Wooddell's Declaration, September 3d, 1832: Aged 80; entered in 1774 under Capt. George Moffett and was stationed at Clover Lick. In 1776 he was drafted in Augusta and served under Capt. George Moffett, Col. J. Dickinson, and taken to Point Pleasant. In 1778 was drafted in Augusta and served in Capt. Cooper's Company, Col. Nevel's Regiment, Gen. Woodford's Brigade. In 1781 was drafted from Augusta in Capt. John Givins' Company, Col. William Bowyer's Regiment, Gen. Campbell, Gen. LaFayette; served as First Lieutenant.
- ↑ International Genealogical Index. (LDS Church, 1999-2005).