Facts and Events
John Peery was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
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.