Facts and Events
Maj. William Bell was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Records of William Bell in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Page 422.--28th April, 1788. James Allen's will (Sr.), farmer--To children of daughter, Rachel Thomson, 5 shillings each; to daughter, Margaret Bell, 5 shillings; to daughter, Agnes Shields, 6 shillings to son, William Bell, 5 shillings; to daughter, Rebecca McClure, 5 shillings; to daughter, Elizabeth McNair, 5 shillings; to daughter, Mary Allen, 5 shillings; to son, Francis Allen, 50; to son, James, home plantation. Executors, wife Mary, son-in-law David McNaire, son James. Teste: Wm. Wilson, James Allen, John Hartsook, Wm. Baker. Codicil, 24th March, 1789. Teste: Wm. Wilson, John Hartsook, Wm. Baker. Proved, 18th October, 1791, by Hartsook and Baker. (Note: James Allen was William Bell's father-in-law).
- ↑ http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~stonechurchbells/pafg02.htm#33