Person:Jonathan Whitley (5)

Jonathan Whitley
b.est. 1730 Prob. Ireland
m. est. 1725
  1. Solomon Whitleyabt 1725 - abt 1782
  2. Ann Whitleyest 1728-1737 -
  3. Jonathan Whitleyest 1730 - 1801
  4. Paul Whitley, Jr.ABT 1730 - bef 1772
  • HJonathan Whitleyest 1730 - 1801
  • WRebecca Bowen1740 - 1826
m. abt. 1756
  1. Lilly Whitleyest 1757 - 1823
  2. Moses Whitleyest 1758 -
  3. Rebecca Whitley1761 - bef 1827
m. 1764
m. 11 August 1773
Facts and Events
Name Jonathan Whitley
Gender Male
Birth[1] est. 1730 Prob. Ireland
Marriage abt. 1756 Virginiato Rebecca Bowen
Divorce bef. 1764 Virginia[likely divorced prior to his marriage with Catherine Brush]
from Rebecca Bowen
Marriage 1764 Virginiato Catherine Brush
Divorce Filing May 1767 Augusta County, Virginiafrom Catherine Brush
Divorce 1 November 1767 Augusta County, Virginiafrom Catherine Brush
Marriage 11 August 1773 Botetourt County, Virginiato Sarah Cunningham
Alt Death[2] March 1795 York County, South Carolina
Death[1] 1801 York County, Pennsylvania

Jonathan Whitley was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 817.--21st August, 1750. Paul Whitley and Sarah to Jonathan Whitley, 200 acres on Buffalo Creek where Paul now lives. Teste: James Hemphill, Jno. Gallbrath, Pat. McKendrick.
  • Page 510.--17th November, 1757. Joseph Lapsley, as guardian of Hannah, Jean and Elizabeth Kirkham, to Jonathan Whitley. Robert Kirkham, formerly of Augusta, had bargained to Wm. Cleghorn, and Cleghorn to Jonathan, but Robert died without making deed and Jonathan has brought suit. Conveys 30 acres on James River. Teste: Jno Semple, Jno. Gilmer. Delivered: Samuel Hunter, 1763.

Early Land Survey in Augusta County, VA :

  • Page 65 - Johnathan Whittey, 48 acres, James River, February, 1767. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 25].

Records of in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Vol. 1 - AUGUST 21, 1756. - (219) Jonathan Whitley vs. Hanah Kirkham, widow of Robert Kirkham. Martha, Jane and Elizabeth Kirkham, infant daughters of Robert.
  • Page 24.--13th March, 1760.-- John Bowen's will--Wife, Lillis (Lillie), sole executor and guardian; daughter, Mary, 1 malato slave; son, Charles. Teste: Jno. Smith, Margaret Smith, Peter Luney, Walter Crockett, Jonathan Smith, Jno. Buchanan. Proved, May 19th, 1761. by Jno. and Jonathan Smith and Jno. Buchanan. Lillie qualifies (her mark), with Jonathan Whitley, Wm. Buchanan.
  • Vol. 1 - MAY, 1767 (C). - Catherine Whitley, by Blakeley Brush, her next friend, vs. Jonathan Whitley, her next friend.--Bill for divorce for cruelty. Writ, 28th August, 1767.
  • Page 367.--14th May, 1767. Robert Shannon, weaver, to Jonathan Whitlow (Whitley), weaver, £16, horses, &c. Teste: Solomon Whitley, Archibald Graham. (Note: Solomon Whitley appears to be a possible (but not proven) sibling. More research necessary).
  • Vol. 1 - AUGUST 18, 1767. - (211-212) The following produced certificates for hemp: Alexr. Gibson, Francis Brown, Thos. Paxton, Saml. Newberry, Saml. Henderson, Nichs. Sollace, Edward Sharp, Henry Larkin, Alexr. Walker, John White, John Black, James Trimble, Saml. Downey, Walter Cunningham, Moses Trimble, James McClung, John McClure, Halbert McClure, Joseph Long, David Campbell, James Walker, Joseph Lapsley, Israel Christian, Henry Lung, Jonan. Whitley, John McElwroth.
  • Vol. 1 - NOVEMBER, 1767 (C). - Catherine Whitly vs. Jonathan Whitly.--Divorce.
  • Vol. 1 - AUGUST 17, 1768. - (319) Jonathan Whitley appointed guardian ad litem to Lilley Whitley. Margaret Clark appointed guardian ad litem to James Clark.
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