Facts and Events
Rachel Burnside was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Records of Rachel Burnside in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Page 148.--13th December, 1748. Archibald Clendenning's (of Cowpasture) will--Wife, Esther; son, John; son, Archibald, Jr. To James Burnsides, the plantation in the new found land. To James Burnsides' sister, Rachel Burnsides, under 18. To wife's children, Margaret and John ("youngest daughter named here Margaret Clendenning"). Executors, Thos. and Wm. Galespy. Teste: Wm. Dogherty, Andrew Muldrow, Michael Reamey. Proved, 17th May, 1749, by all witnesses, and executors to be summoned.
- Vol. 1 - MARCH, 1758 (B). - Rachel Burnsides vs. Wm. Dougherty and Elizabeth, his wife.--Petition. Thomas Fitzpatrick and Alexander McElroy, arbitrators.