Facts and Events
Morgan Evans was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Records of Morgan Evans in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 2 - Marriage in Augusta County - 1792, October 23d, Morgan Evans and Agness Lessley.
- Vol. 2 - Lessley vs. Lessley--O. S. 145; N. S. 50--Bill, 29th September, 1804. Complainants are, viz: Rachel Crawford (wife of Alexander), Sally Henderson (wife of John), Polly Bell (wife of Robert), Agness Evans (wife of Morgan), only children, heirs and devisees of James Lesly, deceased, of Augusta. James died in 1775 testate. The widow died a few weeks after James, leaving oratrixes infants. Two executors in 1779 sold the land to Robert Rogers, who afterwards moved to Tennessee, Blount County. Elizabeth McCune deposes 24th November, 1775, in Augusta, that her daughter, Mary Lessley, on her death bed, &c. Elizabeth was wife of Samuel McCune.