Facts and Events
Peachy Gilmer was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Processioning List of 1767/8
- "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 settler’s lands and their neighbors at specific time periods:
- Page 448.--1767-68: Processioned by Augustine Price and Frederick Armontrout, viz: For Peter Teasler, for Peter Seller, for Michael Shurle, for John Coutts, for Jacob Man, for John Man, for Jacob Herman, for Henry Long for George Mellow, for Anthony Aeiler, for Jacob Nicholas, for John Hetrick, for Henry Seller, for Alveness Roy(g)ers, for Christopher Deter for George Man, for Peter Miller, for George Miller, for George Fridle, for Peter Herman, Jr.; for Augustine Price, Anthony Aeiler present; for Jacob Arcebright, for Adam Heterick, for Adam Pens, for Jacob Miller, for James Fraiser, for Thomas Burke, for Peachey Gilmore for Charles Rush, for Fredk. Armentrout, for David Fraizer, for Jno. Craige.
Records of Peachy Gilmer in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 2 - Charles Lewis vs. Layton Yancey--O. S. 24; N. S. 8--From Rockingham. Copy of deed 22d October, 1797. Charles Lewis and Ann of Rockingham to Layton Yancey; on South River, Shenandoah, adjoining said Yancey, corner Maggots land; recorded October Court, 1797. Layton Yancey married a sister of Charles Lewis and was his guardian, Charles's father having died in 1790 when Charles was 17 or 18 years old. John Yancey was Layton's brother. Answer sworn to 16th June, 1801. Copy of Thomas Lewis's will of Rockingham, dated 15th October, 1789. Proved in Rockingham, February Court, 1790. Funeral service to be read by Peachey Gilmore, as it is found in Clark's Reformed Liturgy. Distressed son and his family; daughter McElhaney, daughter Gilmer; late brother General Andrew Lewis; brother William Lewis of Sweet Springs; son-in-law Col. Stuart; son-in-law Layton Lancey and his wife, Fanny; unmarried daughters, Ann and Sophia; daughter Agathy Stuart; son Thomas, who has rendered himself incapable of maintaining himself by his own miscondict and follies; son-in-law John Stuart; nephew William Lewis, son of William Lewis of Sweet Springs; sons John and Andrew; daughter, Jean wife of Thomas Hughes. John, Andrew and Jean are excluded on account of their vices. Infant sons, Charles and William; grandsons, Thomas and Charles, sons of John Lewis; granddaughter, Elizabeth; daughters, Margaret Bowyer, Mary McElhaney, Elizabeth Gilmore.