Facts and Events
John Pence was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Records of John Pence in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 2 - John Pence's heirs vs. Rodham Kemper and wife Ann--O. S. 398; N. S. 145--John Pence owned the Cross Keys Tavern. He left 3 infant children, viz: Franklin, Mary Ann, Lucy Ann. John was son of William Pence. The property formerly belonged to the heirs of John Harry, of whom there were 10, and Ann is one. Ann Kemper, wife of late John Pence, is sister of Henry Kisling and daughter of Jacob Kisling. John Swisser married a daughter of Jno. Harry. (Note: this record Proves John Pence's father and that his wife Ann Kisling re-married Rodham Kemper after John's death).