Nathaniel 'Nathan' Peoples
Facts and Events
||Nathaniel 'Nathan' Peoples
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Nathan Peoples was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 505.--21st November, 1753. Same (From Wm. Coruthers) to Nathan Peoples, 187-1/2 acres Borden's land; James Greenlee's and John Gray's, deceased, line; cor. above, McSpeadin's line; Mathew Lyle's cor.
- Page 257.--18th March, 1769. Henry ( ) Black to Nathan Peoples, £40, 210 acres, corner James McNabb. Teste: Wm. Peoples, Joseph Reed.
Processioning List of 1760
- "Processioning" was the periodic review and agreement of property lines between settler's lands. Processioning Lists are useful in determining the general area of a settlers lands and their neighbors at specific time periods:
- Page 286.--1760: Processioned by Samuel Lyle, Wm. Lusk: For Andrew Hall, for David Dryden, for Baptis McNab, for James Thompson, for Nathaniel McClure, for Alex. McClure, for Robert Allison, for Moses McClure, for Wm. Ramsey, for Samuel Lyle, for Reynold's Orphans, for Moses McClure, for John McClure, for Wm. Caruthers, for Thomas Paxton, for Samuel Paxton, for Nathan Peoples, for Robert Allison, for John White, for Archibald Alexander, for Robert Teris (Tevis?), for Thomas McSpadden, for Samuel Gray, for John Maky, for Moses Trimble, for John Maky, for Isaac Taylor, for John Davison, for Moses Whitesides, for Samuel McCroskrey, for Daniel Lyle, for Wm. Lusk, for John Lowrey.
Records of Nathan Peoples in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Page 266.--23d February, 1761. Malcom Campbell's will--Wife, Isabella; son, Archibald, tract adjoining the Long Lick and tract on Mill Creek; son, William; tour daughters, Elizabeth, Mary, Jean and Rebeckah. Executors, son Archd. and Saml. Lyle. Teste: Archd. Alexander, Danl. Lyle, Nathan Peoples. Proved, 22d June, 1763, by Alexander and Lyle Executors refuse to execute. Isabella also refuses. Administration granted Elizabeth Campbell, who qualifies with Pat. Sharkey, Jno. Neeley, Adam Dean.
- Page 17.--16th May, 1761. Jno. White and Katherine ( ) to Wm. Peoples, £48, 187-1/2 acres; cor. to Corruthers in James Greenlee's line; Nathaniel People's cor.
- Vol. 1 - MARCH 15, 1768. - (490) Hemp certificates: John Patterson, John Moore, John Parks, Tim. Caul, Wm. McClellon, Wm. Bear, Wm. Campbell, Michael Coulter, Nathan Peoples, James McCrary, Rob. Whitley, James Hays.
- Page 277.--24th May, 1769. Jonathan Cunningham's will, of Carr's Creek--To wife Mary; to dutiful father, Hugh Cunningham. Executors, father Hugh and William McKee, testator's brother-in-law. Teste: Hugh Weir, Nathan Peoples, Cornelius Docherty, Robert Hamilton. Proved, 20th March, 1770, by Weir and Peoples. William McKee refuses to execute. Hugh Cunningham qualifies, with Wm. McKee, John McKee.
- Page 223.--20th March, 1770. Hugh Cunningham and Sarah ( ) of Forks of James River in Botetourt County to John McKee, of Kerr's Creek, £300, tract whereon Jonathan Cunningham, deceased, son of Hugh, formerly dwelt, 281 acres on Kerr's Creek, formerly called Teaze's Creek, partly in Botetourt and part in Augusta. Teste: Hugh Weir, Nathan Peoples, William McKee. Delivered: John McKee, April, 1773.