Facts and Events
Records of Jane Dryden in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley's Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 2 - Sheffet's administrator vs. Rankin's administrator--O. S. 357; N. S. 129-- William Johnston by his will in Augusta, dated 1808, bequeathed to his half-sister Jane Shields, wife to Patrick Shields, living near mouth of Missouri, £100. Patrick died 1809; Jane in 1811, in Illinois, leaving son Nathaniel, who had many relations in Washington County, Va. Letter, 15th May, 1811, by David Dryden, Sr., to Mrs. Jane Shields: Dear Sister--Has heard her husband is dead; her son-in-law Monson is dead. The last he heard from son Wm. he was well; had a wife and three or four children; he lives at New Dublin. Her brother, James Dryden, is dead and her brother, William Johnson, is also dead. David's children have left, except Nathaniel. Jonathan has moved to Duck River. Wm. and Thos. live close by him. David, Jr., is married again and has a daughter. Wm. has three sons; Thos. has 2 daughters. She is in her 69th year.
- ↑ Ancestry.com. OneWorldTree (2). (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA;), Database online.
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