Facts and Events
Patrick Riley was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Page 103.--30th October, 1761. Patrick Inglish's will--Debts to Major John Brown and Samuel Moore to be paid first for reasons best known to testator; wife, Else, and his poor babes. Executors, John Brown and Saml. Moore. Teste: Geo. Wilson, Henry Maurray. Proved, 20th November, 1761, by Geo. Wilson, and recorded. Saml. Young qualified with Saml. Moore, William Wallace. (Note: listed with record below, indicating Patrick likely married the widow of Patrick English).
- Page 191.--16th November, 1762. Saml. Young presented his accounts as administrator of Pat. Ingles. Recorded. Sale bill, viz: To Jno. Jamison, Saml. Cloyd, Alice English, Geo. Francisco, Ro. Reed, Wm. Earls, Andw. Greer, Saml. Moore. Paid Henry Murray, Edward Thompson, Robt Scott. (Note: Alice, that married Patrick Riley before November 1764 (as listed below), appears to be the widow of Patrick English).
- Vol. 1 - APRIL 26, 1763. - (105) Order that Sheriff pay Patrick Ryley for repairs to jail.
- Vol. 1 - NOVEMBER, 1764 (B). - McFeeters vs. Patrick Ryley and wife, Alice, late Alice (Else) English.-- Account dated November 10, 1762.
- Vol. 1 - NOVEMBER 24, 1764. - (224) Patrick Ryley and Alice, his wife, late Alice English.
- Vol. 2 - Anderson vs. Demoss--O. S. 1; N. S. 1--In 1734 Thos. Anderson bought from Alexr. Ross & Morgan Bryan 1,000 acres west of Opeckon but Fairfax entered caveat. Thomas Anderson died after having deeded 6th March, 1774-5, 600 acres to Colbert Anderson, one of his sons, and devised 300 acres to James Anderson, his eldest son. Colbert settled on his tract and lived there until his death, 17__, intestate, leaving orator Colbert, eldest son, an infant of tender years. After Colbert's death his widow married Francis Lilburn who obtained a patent in his own name & then sold out in small parcels to persons who afterwards relinquished to Colbert, Jr., except Rebecca Demoss, who with her children Sarah, Ann, the widow of Charles who is dead without issue, William, Thomas, Lewis, Catherine & Throckmorton Demoss are in possession of 80 acres. Writ dated 28th December, 1792. Thomas Anderson came in 1734 from New York. Copy of Thomas Anderson's will 11th December, 1747. Blacksmith. Wife Jane, son James, son Colbert to Patrick Riley (he having received his proportion already) daughter Mary Yeats to William Mitchell. Mary Yeats is a widow--proved 2nd March, 1747-8. Thos. Anderson of Colleton Co., So. Carolina, appoints Colbert Anderson of Frederick Co., Va., Power of Att'y--dated Charleston 28th June, 1771. Will of James Anderson, Senr., of Colleton Co., So. Carolina, dated 2nd May, 1770. Eldest son Thomas, 2nd son John, 3rd son James, 4th son Colbert, daughter Ann Mount, 5th son William, 6th son Stephen.