Facts and Events
Matthew Ochiltree was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Records of Matthew Ochiltree in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 2 - Casper Mefford vs. Mathias Amon, Mathias Dout, Adam Bowlas, Jacob Kronck, Jacob Scott, Robert Mallory, Jacob Whitmore, James Beard, Martin Whitmer, Jacob Willberger, John Willberger, Adam Howe, Joseph Sevely, Daniel Williams, Joseph Long, John Kiblinger, Mathias Willberger, Michael Earmin, John Wideck, John Slasher, Peter Hoe, Jacob Koe, Valentine Softly, John Baker--Petition for road in Rockingham, 1793, from Mathias Amon's Mills crossing, North River, at Coal's Ford, near Jacob Scott's, thence to Rockfish Road, near Peter Kiblinger's. John Carthrae, John Kiblinger, William Trorabaugh, Alexander Fisher, affidavit viewers. Road passes through lands of Mathias Ockeltree, Thomas Hannah, John Baker, Casper Mefford, Jacob Scott, James Beard, Samuel Baker, Valentine Softly. (Note: was Matthew this Mathias?).
- Vol. 2 - Ochiltree vs. Ochiltree--O. S. 107; N. S. 36--Bill, 22d November, 1804. Orators are: Mathew Okletree (in his own right and as attorney-in-fact for James Okletree and Elizabeth Okletree, widow and administratrix of Robert M. Waugh, administrator of John Okletree, deceased). John Okletree, deceased, and James Okletree and orator are sons and representatives of Mathew Okletree, Sr., deceased. Mathew, Sr., had two other children, viz: Elizabeth and Thomas. Said Mathew was only brother to Michael Okletree, deceased, the testator of defendants. Michael had no sisters. Michal died testate, will dated 11th May, 1799. Michael Okletree's will of Botetourt County. Wife, Elizabeth; brothers and sisters. Proved in Botetourt, June 1799. Power of attorney by Elizabeth Ockeltree, widow and administratrix of John Ockeltree, late of White Clay Creek Hundred, and County of New Castle, Delaware, deceased, and Robert M. Waugh, administrator to Mathew Ockeltree, dated 23d May, 1803. Similar power of attorney by James Ockeltree of Mill Creek Hundred, New Castle County, Delaware, to Mathew Ockeltree of Cecil County, Maryland. Deposition in New Castle County, Delaware, that Mathew and Michael Ockeltree were brothers. Mathew had five children, Elizabeth, James, John, Mathew and Thomas, all alive in 1803, except John, who died December, 1802, leaving Elizabeth, widow, and six children.