Facts and Events
Joseph Dennis was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Will of Joseph Dennis
- Dennis, Joseph. Will probate June, 1794. Names wife and children. No names given. [Source: Early Marriages, Wills and some Revolutionary War Records, Botetourt County, Virginia, Compiled by Anne Lowry Worrell, pg. 54].
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Page 41.--11th August, 1766. Peter ( ) Caley to Joseph Dennis, mortgage of personal property for £10. Teste: James Berton, Caleb May.
- Vol. 2 - 1767--Constables: Fras Graham, Jno. Griffith, Jos. Dennis, Thos. Cartmil, Solomon Carpenter, Wm. Jemmison, Jno. Clark, Charles Campbell, Wm. McMullen, Wm. Paxton, Hugh Hicklin, James Young.
- Page 67 - William Chapman, 50 acres, Fork in the James River. Adjoining Joseph Dennis. March 9, 1767. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 26].