Facts and Events
Joshua Ewing was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Parentage of Joshua Ewing
A familysearch submission has the parents of Joshua Ewing as John Ewing (b. 14 Oct. 1703 Carnshanaugh, County, Donegal, Ireland, d. 1735, London, Chester County, Pennsylvania), and Sarah Jenkins
Records of Joshua Ewing in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley's Augusta County Records:
- Page 292.--26th September, 1763. Naphtalim Gregory's appraisement and settlement of estate recorded--Debts due the estate, by James Rusk, Jno. Rusk, Jno. Martin's estate. Account of sales on 13th September, 1763--To Jas. Williams, Michael Weaver. Wm. Fitzjarrell, Thos. Kirkpatrick, Richd. Morrison. Jno. Jordan, Joshua Ewing. Articles kept in hands of widow Mary--Some hooks. Paid Jno. Humphries.
- Pg. 471 - Will of Joshua Ewings (X) "fellow citizen in the little levels of Bath", dated Apr. 14, 1804.
- Wit: Robert Rhea, Isaac Hawk and Aaron Burr
- Probated April 1811 Court
- Exec: wife Elonor, Isaac Hawk and Robert Rhea
- Beg: to wife Elonor the home plantation for life; all movable property, bonds and bills, 101 acres off the upper and adjoining John Collaw (one acre reserved for the public for a burying ground) with the right to will to whom she wishes.
- to daughter Rebecah Weings the balance of the land.
- to daughters Elonor Hawks and Mary Curry 50 acres each of the property known as the Culton place.
- to daughter Hannah Collins 35 pounds worth of property.
- to son Aaron 15 pounds worth of property.
- five shillings each to sons John, Elijah, Joshua an Moses and daughters Sarah and Agness Stevenson, to be paid from money owned by Samuel Curry for 50 acres he bought.
- executors to convey 13 acres to Robert Rhea.
- [Abstract of Wills and Inventories of Bath County, 1791-1842, Bruns, pg. 59-60].
- Pg. 406 Inventory - Joshua Ewing
- Submitted Sept. 18, 1811 by Thomas Poage, John Waddill, Jonathan McNeill and Aron Moore.
- horses, 1, cattle 3, hogs 5, sheep 1, iron tools and castings, household furniture, bell, bonds and accounts of Samuel Curry and John Collins.
- [Abstract of Wills and Inventories of Bath County, 1791-1842, Bruns, pg. 60-61].