William Carroll, of Smith's Creek
Facts and Events
William Carroll was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Northern Neck Warrants & Surveys:
- Northern Neck Survey: William Carrol, 19 Jan. 1748 - 14 Apr. 1749; 600 acres on Smiths Creek where he now lives; adj. Thomas Looker, Capt. Scholl, Mary Newman, widow. Chain Carriers - Thos. Loocker & John Ruddel, Junr. Capt. Peter Scholl present on survey. Surv. George Byrne. [Abstracts of Virginia's Northern Neck Warrants & Surveys, Orange & Augusta Counties, with Tithables, Delinquents, Petitioners, 1730-1754, Volume One, Peggy Smomo Joyner, pg. 22].
Acquisition of Land from Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants 1742-1775, Volume 2:
- William Carroll of Augusta County, 600 acres in said County. Surv. Mr. George Byrne. On Smith's Creek, adj. Mary Newman, wid. 21 July 1749. [Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants 1742-1775, Volume 2, pg. 34].
- William Carroll of Augusta County, 143 acres in said County. Surv. Mr. George Byrne. Adj. Carroll's other tract. Samuel Newman, John Ruddle the younger. 21 July 1749. [Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants 1742-1775, Volume 2, pg. 34].
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 409.--16th August, 1751. Asabel Hodge and Jane, to William Carryl, 176 acres. From Fairfax to John Hodgh late of Augusta, deceased, and Asabel is eldest son and heir; Crown lands, Northern Neck Grants, Smith's Creek. Teste: Thomas Bragg, Saml. Newman, Thos. Bragg.
Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 491.--20th November, 1771. Joseph Carroll, only surviving son and heir of William Carroll, deceased, late of Frederick County, and Mary ( ) to John Alderson, Jr., £25, on Stroud's branch between Smith's Creek and the Peaked Mountain, corner another survey of William Carroll's; being 158 acres patented to William 16th August, 1756; also at same place, a tract called Carroll's Meadow; corner survey belonging to Zebulon Harrison, crossing Daniel James' Branch, containing 265 acres patented to Wm. Carroll, 10th September, 1752. Delivered: John Alderson, 27th November, 1774.
Records of William Carroll in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records: (unless otherwise listed)
- Vol. 2 - List of Musters in Augusta County, 1742: Capt. Peter Shoull's List: Peter Shoull, Captain; And. Burd, Lieutenant; Math. Skeens, Ensign; Abram Harden, John Hill, Johnath Burley, John Harison, Georg. Clemens, Wm. Halimes, Zebulun Harrison, Jno. Davis, Jno. Taylor, Joseph Burley, William White, Isaac Lotos, Wm. Sherral, Valante Severe, John Cumberland, Jacob Jacobs, Thos. Moor, Stephanes Haveworth, Jas. Haveworth, John Beeson, Steph. Howard, Absolom Howard, Joseph Howard, John Benson, Benj. Hames (Haines), John Harrison, Thos. Lowker, Griffiths Thomas, John White, Adam Sherral, Rob. Caldwal, John Miller, Will Brizes (Briges), Wm. Carrel, John Hodg, Absolom Haveworth, John Haveworth.
- Vol. 1 - MAY 12, 1746. - (44) William Carroll appd. Constable fr. Smith's Cr. to Cap. Allens and Cap. Dobins's bounds.
- Page 31.--12th June, 1746. John Dobikin's appraisement by Wm. White, Wm. Carrill, Wm. James. Recorded, 18th March, 1746.
- Vol. 1 - MAY 21, 1747. - (198) Saml. Delap appd. Constable, vice Nath. McClure; John Spear, Constable, vice Jno. Trimble; James Galespy, Constable, vice Wm. Wright; Ro. Ramsey, Constable, vice Thos Black; Alexr. McCroskie, Constable, vice Charles Hays; John Erwin, Constable, vice James Hogshead; James Hogart and Wallace Ashton, Constables, vice James Maies; Thos. Cohoon and David Miller, Constables, on Roan Oke; Archd. Hamilton and David Stevenson, Constables, vice Danl. Deniston; James Slone, Constable, vice James Hony; Geo. Draper, Peter Rentfro and James Cohoon, Constables, vice Humb. Lyon; John Ramsey, Constable, vice Wm. Guy; James Beard and John Maggot, Constables, vice Adam Miller; Andrew Scot, Constable, vice John Ramsey; John Campbell, Constable, vice Ro. Givin; John Leath, Constable, vice Elisha Job; Valentine Sevear, Constable, vice Wm. Carroll; John States, Constable, vice James Robinson; Ro. Montgomerie and John McClintin, Constables, vice Wm. Scot.
- Vol. 1 - AUGUST 20, 1747. - (253) Jurymen--John McFarron, Wm. Carroll.
- Page 85.--24th October, 1747. John Taylor's Inventory by Thomas Looker, Wm. Carrel, Thomas Milsap. To an improvement of land sold by his widow, now administratrix.
- Northern Neck Survey: Samuel Lusk, 19 Jan. 1748 - 17 Apr. 1749; 404 acres on Smiths Creek where he now lives; adj. his own line, Samuel Newman's survey, the [Great] Waggon Road. Chain Carriers - William James & Nichles Seehon (?) [sic, s/b Seahorn]. William Carroll present. Surv. George Byrne. [Abstracts of Virginia's Northern Neck Warrants & Surveys, Orange & Augusta Counties, with Tithables, Delinquents, Petitioners, 1730-1754, Volume One, Peggy Smomo Joyner, pg. 27].
- Page 132.--27th January, 1748. William Hill's will--Weaver; children, Sarah, James, Mary, John, Joseph, Hannah, Rachel, Elizabeth; wife, Mary. Executors, wife Mary and Thomas Moore. Teste: Wm. Carroll, Isaac Johnson, Jno. Dobikin. Proved, 17th May, 1749, by Jno. Dobikin and Isaac Johnson. Both executors granted administration.
- Page 16.--19th July, 1748. Jacob Dye and wife Mary, farmer, to Ephraim Love, late of Lancaster County, Penna. Delivered: Wm. Hopkins, 6th March, 1753. Muddy Creek; corner Daniel Harrison, Wm. White, Wm. Carroll.
- Page 182.--5th April, 1749. Mathew Skeen's appraisement by William Carroll, Wm. James, Robert Colwell.
- Page 172.--22d August, 1749. Thos. Moore's bond as executor, with surety Wm. Karroll.
- Vol. 1 - AUGUST 23, 1749. - (154) Arthur Duff, servant of Wm. Carroll.
- Page 319.--28th February, 1750. Jonathan Newman's estate; settlement by Samuel Newman. To Joshua Potts, Eleanor Taylor, John Hodge, John Ruddle, Jr., Wm. Carryl, John Henry Neff.
- Page 253.--12th July, 1750. Samuel Newman, farmer, and Martha to Thomas Moore, farmer, 200 acres, where Newman now lives; patented from Fairfax, on Smith Creek. Teste: Michael Warren and Wm. Carril.
- Page 361.--20th April, 1751. Andrew Bird's appraisement, by Wm. White, Wm. Carrol, John Ruddle.
- Page 259.--11th March, 1751. David Johnson, farmer, and Rebeccah, to Michael Warren, 400 acres, bought of Morgan Briant, on Linville's Creek adjoining Just Hite. Teste: Thomas Moor, Wm. Carryl.
- Page 164.--5th December, 1752. William Miller and Christian, to John Miller. Delivered: Jno. Miller, Jr., 3d February, 1755, on Lost River, alias Caccapheton, from Fairfax; corner Edward Hogan, 380 acres. Teste: Samuel Newman, Jacob Woodley, William Caryl.
- Page 349.--26th July, 1753. Thomas Moore and Mary to Samuel Newman, Smith Creek. From Fairfax to Newman and by Newman to Moore, 200 acres. Teste: Wm. Carrel and John Hughes.
- Page 130.--5th December, 1754. Appraisement of Richard Tictom, in the Gap of the North Mountain upon Sorondo, sold by Daniel Love, 5th December, 1754 To James Bagge, Jacob Richards, Nicholas Mase, Uriah Humble, Ephraim Love (part of a tramble), Daniel Love, Wm. Pickins, John Davis, Howel Jones, Jacob Bear. Robert Denton, John O'Neal, John Miller, Edward Megary, Mathew Waters, James Bryant, Jacob Sword, Robert Williams, William Carrill, Thomas Wast, Zephli Joseph, Mathew Waters. Joseph Zrepbli, Andrew Seduskay, Charles Witman, Abraham Bird, Nicholas Custert. Arnold Custard, Jacob Richards, James Claypole.
- Page 368.--30th October, 1759. Thomas Millsap's will--To wife, Mary; to sons, Robert and Thomas; to daughters, Elinor and Mary; to daughter, Jean Macgee; to daughter, Elizabeth Dillen; to sons, Joseph and William, Joseph to have "Robbin's Cabin" joining William Carrol. Teste: Andrew Bird, John Phillips. Proved, 20th May. 1760, by the witnesses. Executors qualified, with Mounce Bird, Wm. Magee.
- Vol. 1 - OCTOBER, 1765 (D). - John Hopes (Hapes) vs. Daniel Harrison.--Chancery. Spa. issued September, 1763. Bill states that orator was some years ago employed as Deputy Sheriff under Robert McClenachan, and continued so for two years. Thomas Harrison, Daniel Harrison and John Cravens were his securities. As the end of orator's term drew near he became fearful that he would be behind in his accounts, and withdrew himself to Carolina, leaving his Sheriff's books and effects for the satisfaction of his bondsmen. His effects were immediately attached by Daniel Harrison, who was appointed Deputy Sheriff in orator's place. After some time orator returned to Virginia and sold a tract of land for £47, which he paid to his securities, expecting to have an account rendered to him by defendant, but orator waited a long time for an accounting, and then applied for one, but has never gotten one yet. Prayer for acconuting. Daniel Harrison's answer states that: Claims that orator is still in his debt. Account follows: Downes's fees--William Carrel, David Johnson, James Scott, John Dunbar, William Longin, Mathy Thomas, John Griffeth, John Megil. Adam Bracen Righ's book (boock)--Alen Sculps, Alen Jackson. John Bumgardner's book--Jonathan Duglis, Aorgin Jones, John Crage, Thos. Dwode, Ben Inman Gouge, John Harrison, Henry Netherentine, Samuel Lonard, Renell Macdannel, Jeremiah Orsburn, Jr., Samuel Pattron, James Rutledge, Samuel Samples, Edward Shankling, Hugh Duglis, Wm. Ewing, David Crage, John Griffeth, James Gray, Reuben Harrison, Samuel Henderson, Francis MacBred, Richard Marling, John Phillips, John Pattron, Valentine Seveor, Mathew Ship, John Walker, Thomas Holing, Mung Price, Hugh Camel, John Davis, Jacob Glashe, John Holmes, Joell Hornback, Thomas Loin (Lain), Peter Mate, John Orsburn, Josiah Parrent, Edward Rutledge, James Scot, Mathous Sulcer, Richard Tictum.
- Vol. 1 - OCTOBER, 1765 (D). John Hopes (Hapes) vs. Daniel Harrison.--Chancery. Spa. issued September, 1763. (rest of paragraph omitted) Daniel Harrison's answer states that: Claims that orator is still in his debt. Account follows: Downes's fees--William Carrel, David Johnson, James Scott, John Dunbar, William Longin, Mathy Thomas, John Griffeth, John Megil.
- Page 485.--21st November, 1766. Settlement recorded of Robert Finley's estate, by James Finley--Paid Saml. Rippy, expenses travelling from Carlile, expenses traveling from Staunton to New London, from New London to Halifax; paid Jas. Bratton; paid Mr. Ravelet, Mr. Finney, Nathanl. Gilliland; paid Jno. Ramsey, Calfpasture; James Branan. Contra--1764, by Cash received of Wm. Carroll, Middle River; by cash received of Wm. McFeeters, Sr.
- Page 386.--19th August, 1767. Zebulon ( ) Harrison and Margaret ( ) to Thomas Looker, £70, two tracts, A containing 220 acres patented to Richard Fields, 16th August, 1730, corner Wm. Carroll's land; corner said Harrison's land; B, containing 46 acres joining above on Daniel James' branch, patented to Daniel Davison, 25th September, 1746, conveyed by him to Zebulon. Teste: Joseph Skidmore. Delivered: James Lookey, November, 1768.
- Page 216.--17th November, 1768. Thomas ( ) Looker (Loker) to James Looker, his son, £20, two tracts on Daniel James' Branch, A 220 acres patented to Richard Fields, 16th August, 1730. and by him conveyed to Zebulon Harrison and by him to said Thomas, 19th August, 1767, corner William Carrell; corner Zebulon Harrison; B 46 acres patented to Daniel Davidson, 25th September, 1746, and conveyed to Zeb. Harrison, and by him to said Thomas, 19th August, 1767. Delivered: Abraham Bowens, a son-in-law of the grantee, 18th September, 1813.