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Peyton Shumate was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Records of Peyton Shumate in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Page 435.--15th April, 1810. Cornelius Adair's will--To sons, William and John, now living in Pennsylvania; to sons, Francis and James; to wife, Elizabeth; to all children, viz: John, James, William, Benjamin, Francis, Polly (wife to Peyton Shumate). Executors, son William and friend Robert Stuart. Teste: Richard Holt, Robt. Hunter, Daniel Swisher. Proved, 29th January, 1811, and 20th February, 1811, Robert Stuart refuses, and 24th February, 1812, administration heretofore granted Andrew
Hunter is repealed, and administration granted to William Adair.
Information on Peyton Shumate
From Genforum.com post:
Mary Adair m. Peyton Shumate > Bourbon (Nicholas) Co KY
Posted by: sw (ID *****8133) Date: January 19, 2006 at 21:41:38
In Reply to: Francis Adair m. Judith Shumate > Bourbon Co KY by sw of 6404
re: Mary Adair, dau of Cornelius Adair, and sister of John Adair of Pennsylvania.
Mary (Polly) Adair b. 22 May 1785, Rockbridge, VA d. 5 Feb 1869 Sharpsburg, Nicholas Co, KY. m. 11 July 1808 Augusta Co to Peyton Shumate.
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