Person:John Peery (6)

John Peery
b.Est. 1712-1719 Ireland
d.bef. 18 May 1762 Augusta County, Virginia
m. bef. 1715
  1. John PeeryEst 1712-1719 - bef 1762
  2. Thomas PeeryABT 1715 - 1762
  3. Joseph PeeryEst 1716-1725 -
  4. George PeeryBef 1720 - bef 1803
  5. James Peeryabt 1722 - Aft 1762
Facts and Events
Name John Peery
Gender Male
Birth? Est. 1712-1719 Ireland
Death? bef. 18 May 1762 Augusta County, Virginia

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


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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA


John Peery's land (Beverley Manor NW, 100 acres, acquired from John Kirkpatrick (part of his original 200-ccre patent) in 1755) as shown on the map meticulously drawn by J.R. Hildebrand, cartographer. This map is copyrighted©, used by permission of John Hildebrand, son of J.R. Hildebrand, April, 2009.

Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 135.--21st May, 1755. John Kirkpatrick to John Parry (Peery), plantationer, £3, 100 acres in Beverley Manor on Back Creek in Thos. Kirkpatrick's old line (see p. 127, supra). Delivered: Jno. Kilpatrick, 1760.

Will of John Peery

  • Page 125.--28th March, 1762. John Peery's will--To Thos. Kirkpatrick, £10; to brother, James Peery; to Mary Peery and her children. Remaining time James Gilmer has to serve to be disposed of. Executors, John Kirkpatrick, John Peery. Teste: Saml. Downey, Saml. Kinkead, John Campbell. Proved, 18th May, 1762, by the witnesses. Executors qualify, with Thos. Kirkpatrick, John Jamison.
  • Page 198.--19th November, 1762. John Peery's appraisement, by James McCleery, Jno. Jamison, Mathew Wilson. Recorded.