Facts and Events
From Chalkley's Augusta County, Virginia Court Records:
Page 500 - - 31st March, Ano Domino, 1772. Jane Patterson's will, formerly wife of John Patterson - - To son, William Patterson; to son, James Patterson's son John; to daughter, Elizabeth; to daughter, Mary; to son, Robert's daughter Jean; to son, James' daughter Jean; to daughter, Janet. Son-in-law Thomas Dixon and son James to make division. Executors, son James and son-in-law Thomas Dixon. Teste: James Gamel, Robert Gamel. Proved, 19th May, 1772, by the witnesses. Thos. Dixon refuses to execute. James qualifies (his mark) with Thomas Patterson, Alex. Thompson.