Person:John McKinney (23)

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John McKinney
d.Bef. Aug. 1762 Augusta County, Virginia
m. bef. 1709
  1. John McKinneyBEF 1709 - Bef 1762
  • HJohn McKinneyBEF 1709 - Bef 1762
  • WMary McClure1705 -
m. BEF 1729
  1. Sarah McKinney1729 - 1806
  2. Alexander McKinney1734 - 1794
  3. Ann McKinney1735-1755 -
  4. Mary McKinney1735-1755 -
  5. John McKinney1735-1755 -
  6. Margaret McKinneyBEF 1742 -
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Name John McKinney
Gender Male
Birth? BEF 1709 Prob. Scotland/Ireland
Marriage BEF 1729 prob. Irelandto Mary McClure
Death? Bef. Aug. 1762 Augusta County, Virginia

John McKinney was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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Will of John McKinney

From Chalkley's:

  • Page 168.--24th November, 1760. John McCinney's will--Plantationer. To wife Mary; to son, Alexander; to daughter, Margaret Stuart; to son John; to daughters, Ann, Sarah, Mary. Executors, wife, Mary and son, John. Neighbor, James Phillips to make division of estate. Teste. Jno. Phillips, Jas. Phillips, Chas. Phillips. Proved, August, 1762, by James and John Phillips. Executors qualified with Jno. Trimble. Mary's mark, John McCinney's (McKinney) mark


Augusta County Court Will Book #3, p. 168, 24th Nov., 1760.

In the Name of God Amen In the 24th day of November in the Year of our Lord 1760 I John McCinney of Augusta County Plantationer being in health at present and knowing be given unto god therefore Calling to Mind the Mortalty of my body and knowing that it is apointed for all men on _____make and ordain this my last will and Testament that is to say Principally and first of all I give and Recommend my soul into the hands of Almighty God that gave it and my Body I Recommend to the Earth to be buried in a decent Christan burial at the discretion of my Executors nothing doubting but the General Reserection I shall receive the same again by the Mighty Power of God and as touching such worldly Estate as it hath pleased God to Bless me in this life I give and dismis and dispose of in the following manner and form/

Imprimes I give to my well beloved wife Mary the half of the plantation and house and two horses for the use of the plantation and ________which I _______to her which I alow to her for the maintenance of the children with her bed and Cloathings/ I give and bestow to Alexander McCinney my well beloved son five shillings/ I give to my well beloved daughter Margaret Stewart five shillings and six pence/ I give to my well beloved son John McCinney the other part of the plantation a horse and saddle with one Milch Cow and when the Children is disposed of then one part of the plantation falls to the aforesaid John McCinny and at the Ending of my wifes widowhood the other part of Plantation falls to John McCinny and if he dies without an heir the Plantation falls to the three Children Ann Sarah and Mary/ I give to my well beloved daughter Ann McCinney one horse or mare/ I give to my well beloved daughter Sarah McCinny one horse or mare/ I give to my well beloved daughter Mary McCinny one horse or mare and what Remains I leave Equaly divided Amongs my wife _____ the three daughters and I leave my well beloved wife Mary and my son John McCinny to be Executors of the foresaid Estate and my Neighbour James Phillips I leave guardian to see my Estate Equally divided if he lives to my Decease/ I witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this day and year above written/

Signed Sealed Published proven and declared by the John McCinny on his John McCinney (his mark)

last will and Testament in the

presence of

John Phillips

James Phillips

Charles Phillips at a Court held for August 1762/ This last will and Testament of John McCinny decd was proved by the Oath of James Phillips and John Phillips two of the witnesses and ordered to be Recorded and on the Motion of Mary McCinny and John McCinny the Executors therein named who made Oath according to Law Certificate is granted_____ for Obtaining a probate thereof in due form They having with Sincerity Entered into Bond

Records of John McKinney in Augusta County, VA

  • Page 45.--15th November, 1758. David Hogshead, farmer, and heir of Wm. Hogshead and Margrit to Charles Stewart, shoemaker, £7, 54 acres on head drafts of Moffet's Creek patented to William, 16th August, 1756. Teste: James Bell. Sampson Archer, Jno. McKemey.
  • Page 164 - Alexander McKenny, 310 acres, Middle River. Adjoining David Stuarts, Phillips, John McKenny. March 14, 1770. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 59].