Facts and Events
Skidmore Muncy was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 409.--18th August, 1773. Skidmore Munsey and Mary ( ) to John Kring, late of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, corner Jonathan Robinson's part of same tract. Delivered: George Speare, 17th August, 1774.
Processioning List of 1767/68
- "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 settlers lands and their neighbors at specific time periods:
- Vol. 2 - Page 446.-Processioning List of 1767-68: Processioned by Joseph Skidmore, Geo. Dice, Henry Banener, viz: For Samuel Morrels, present Wm. Eaverman; for John Skidmore, present Valentine Cassel and Jacob Conrad; for Geo. Caplinger, present Jacob Harper and Jno. Caplinger; for Valentine Giles, deceased, present Geo. Giles; for Peter Flesher, for Henry Banener, for Woolrey Conrad, for George Dice. Processioned by Cornelius Ruddle, David Robeson: For Thomas Bryan, for John Linkhorn, for Robert Belshee, for Wm. Dunlap, for John Miller, for Wm. Pickens; for Mathias Leer, Jos. Leer present; for Tunish Vanpeter, for Abraham Miller, for George Speare, for Skid Muncy's land, for Cornelius Ruddle, for Thomas Moore, for David Robinson.
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 1 - AUGUST, 1762. - Hook vs. Munsey.--Daniel Smith deposes August 23, 1762, that being chosen guardian for Jean Scot, sister to Skidmore Munsey's wife.
- Vol. 1 - AUGUST 19, 1762. - (294) Skidmore Mousey, a juror.
- Page 208.--5th January, 1763. John Wright's estate; appraised by John Cravens, Thomas Harrison, John Shalpman: Daniel Young's note; David Smith's ditto; Soloman Turpin's ditto; Peter Watkins' note; John Stewart's ditto; Thomas Bryant's ditto; Skidmore Muncy's note; William Shull's ditto; Charles Differ's ditto; Robert William's ditto.
- Vol. 1 - VARIOUS OLD PAPERS--1760--1770.
- Petition for road from Adam Reader's Mines to Isaac Robertson's, from thence to Widow Wright's Mill; thence to Thomas Harrison's in the Great Road to the Court House, 2d January, 1761. Thomas Pickins, Isaac Robertson, James Wright, Tunes Van Pelt, John Chrisman, Lydia Wright, William Munsey, Robert Bellshe, Jacob Gum, Jacob Gum, Jr., John White, Leonard Herring, John Black, Thomas Harrison, William Dunlop, Robert Kearr, Alexander Painter, Jacob Miller, Scidmore Munsey, William Pickins, John Jackson, David Robertson, Henry Mase, James Thomas.
- Vol. 1 - MAY, 1765 (B). - PETITION.,
- To the Worshipful Court of Augusta County:
- We, your humble petitioners, pray that your worships would be pleased to grant a road to be cleared from Adam Reader's Mines to Isaac Robertson's, from thence to Widow Wright's Mill, from thence to Thomas Harrison's, on the great road to the Court House, which will be the covenants' road to travel either north or south, to mill or to market. May ye second day, year 1767. Your favor will oblige your humble petitioners.
- (Signed) Thos. Pickins, James Van Pelt, Lydia Wright, Jacob Gum, Leonard Herring, Wm. Dunlop, Wm. Blear, Francis Munsey, John Jackson, AdamKinder, Isaac Robertson, John Chrisman, Wm. Munsey, Jacob Gum, Jr., John Black, Robert Kearr, Scidmore Munsey, Wm. Pickins, David Robertson, Mathias Kinder, James Wright, Timothy Warren, Robert Bellshe, John White, Thomas Harrison, Jacob Miller, Alexander Peanter, James Thomas, Henry Maze.
- Vol. 2 - Page 418.-(abt. November 1766) - Daniel (mark) Cummins petitions that for 3 years he has been a charge to William Picken, who now asks to be reimbursed. Witnesses present, viz: Jno. Thomas, Ruide Mauk, James Cahoon, James Thomas, Jno. Dunbarr, Jno. Gratton, Michael Hauber, Jno. Miller, Thos. Bryan, George Weese, Martin Humble, Jno. Jackson, Skidmore Monsey, Francis Monsey.
- Vol. 1 - AUGUST 18, 1767. - (216) Saml. Scott, aged 18 years, orphan of Saml. Scott, decd., chose Skidmore Mousey guardian. (Note: Samuel Scott was born in 1749, as established in this record).
- Page 27.--18th August, 1767. Skidmore Monsey's bond (with Wm. Dunlap, Geo. Spears) as guardian to Saml. Scott, orphan of Samuel Scott.
- Vol. 2 - Daniel Smith's Delinquents and Supernumeraries for 1773: Martin Crawford, Jacob Keil, Jacob Miller, poor body; James Randolph, Martin Smith, James Stuart, John Coffison, John David, twice returned; John Paris, twice returned; Elijah Garton, William Hawkins, John Higgins, Edmund Harris, Benj. Kindley, John Logan, John McClure, John Trotter, Jr., Bethuel Kerse, Henry Luther, Sam'l Munsey, Skidmore Munsey, Michael Morris, George Morris, Jacob Mocks, Andrew McFerson, Mathias Rader, twice returned; Henry Runyan, Abraham Rozaman, Thomas Cleyton, Jno. Rice, Benj. Robinet, John Clark, Jno. Sutter, Jno. Davis, Robt. Smith, Wm. Matticks, Peter Cephas, George Silas, Peter Shuck, Aaron Vinsky, Jno. Wamsley, Thos. Dooley, Edward Ferrel, Troy Joseph, Benj. Wheaton, Phillip Wingot, Jacob Yarlos, John Crawney, John Waid, twice returned; John Briggs, Henry Gragg, Dennis Cohoson, John Cain, Wm. Crueshorns, Wm. Coler, Abraham Compton, Morris Custard, John Cummins, Elias Hawkins, Morris Runyan, Peter Sircle, Valentine Sevear, James Marshell, Constable; Tunis Van Pelt, twice returned; Timothy Waran, Jacob Booser, Thomas Borer Jeremiah Burns, Zachariah Bryan, Jacob Christes, Peter Vaughan, James Cunningham (blind), Charles Ramsey, Jno. Sleath, Wm. Crow, Wm. Smith, Jno. Faires, Jno. Sriver, David Hutson, Jno. Lambert, Jr., Jno. Lambert, Barnet Moise, Jonathan Watts, Francis McBride, twice returned.
- Page 403.-(undated, abt. 1773)-On a branch of Linvel's Creek called McKoy's Draft, containing 190 acres granted by patent to Francis McBride, 1st March, 1773. Teste: Christopher ( ) Wagoner, Skidmore Munsey, Jno. Thomas.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 Ancestry.com/Ancestry Family Trees: Public Members Trees.
- Ancestry.com/Ancestry Family Trees: Public Members Trees.