Facts and Events
Peter Burns was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Will of Peter Burns
- Page 438.--18th _____, 1775. Peter Burns' will, of the Cowpasture Executors, John Cowardin and Chas. Cameron, of the Cowpasture. To John Cowardin, all estate. Teste: James Shaw, Margaret Cowardin, Catron Sevents. Proved, 19th November, 1776, by Cowardin. Executor Cowardin qualifies.
- Vol. 1 - MARCH 18, 1778. - (277) John Cowarden, executor of Peter Burns, to be summoned to settle accounts.
- Page 25.--6th May, 1778. Peter Burns' estate appraised by Leonard Bell, John McRoberts, Jno. McCasslin.