Person:Peter Flesher (1)

Peter Flesher, of South Branch
m. 17 June 1712
  1. Agnes Fleischer1718 - 1763
  2. Peter Flesher, of South Branch1721 - 1802
  3. Johan Heinrich Fleischer1723 - 1802
  4. Anna Catherina Fleischer1728 - 1783
  5. Henry 'Weston' Flesher, of South Branch1734 - 1803
  • HPeter Flesher, of South Branch1721 - 1802
  • WAnna Theil1723 -
m. 26 MAY 1747
  1. Sophia Flesher1747 - 1820
  2. Johannes 'John' Flesher1750 - 1779
  3. Maj. Henry Flesher1756 - 1821
  4. Conrad Flesher1757 - 1797
  5. Balser Flesher1761 - 1833
  6. William Fleischer1762 - 1797
  7. Peter Fleischer, Jr.1763 - 1799
  8. Barbara Fleischer1765 - 1834
Facts and Events
Name Peter Flesher, of South Branch
Alt Name Johannes Peter Fleischer
Gender Male
Birth? 1 MAY 1721 Ober-Seemen, Hessen, Germany
Marriage 26 MAY 1747 Ober-Seeman, Hessen, Germanyto Anna Theil
Death? 2 FEB 1802 Blue Grass, Highland County, Virginia

Peter Flesher was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:


  • Page 360.--26th September, 1765. Thomas Parsons and Esther ( ) of Hampshire to Peter Flesher, £50, 200 acres on South Branch Potomac. Delivered: Wm. Flesher, 14th May, 1787.
  • Page 198 - Peter Flesher, 93 acres, South Branch Potomac. Adjoining Nicholas Harper. (Note: record not dated, but is listed between two records dated 10 April 1772 and 12 April 1772). [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 72].

Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:


  • Vol. 1 - AUGUST 22, 1770. - (117) Barnett Lynch, Michael Arbocoast and Peter Flesher naturalized.
  • Page 407.--28th November, 1775. Peter (mark) Hohl's will--To wife, Susannah Margaret, the Pennsylvania mare; to eldest son, Peter; to three eldest daughters; to youngest daughters, infants. Executor, eldest son Peter, land on Jackson River to be sold. Teste: Bernhard Lentz, Leonard Simon, Peter Fleisher. (True translation by John William Leo.) Proved 19th March, 1776, by the witnesses. Executor qualifies.
  • Vol. 1 - AUGUST 18, 1779. - (54a) Nicholas Harper appointed road overseer from Peter Flesher's to Conrad Woolry's Mill.