Person:William Cathey (5)

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William Cathey
m. Est. 1703-1709
  1. John Cathey1709 - 1764
  2. William CatheyABT 1711 - 1746
  3. Elizabeth CatheyABT 1713 -
  4. Andrew CatheyABT 1715 - BET 1756 AND 1768
  5. George Cathey, Esq.ABT 1715/17 - 1790
  6. Margaret CatheyABT 1719 -
  7. Ann CatheyABT 1721 -
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Name William Cathey
Gender Male
Birth? ABT 1711 Ulster, Northern Ireland
Death? 1746 Augusta County, Virginia

William Cathey was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Image:CatheyWmBeverleyManor466acres.JPG

William Cathey's land (Beverley Manor NW, 466 acres, 1738) as shown on the map meticulously drawn by J.R. Hildebrand, cartographer. This map is copyrighted©, used by permission of John Hildebrand, son of J.R. Hildebrand, April, 2009.


Acquisition of Land from Orange County, Virginia Records:


  • Pages 7-11. 27-28 Sept. 1738. William Beverley of Essex County, Gent., to William Cathey of Orange County. Lease and release; for ₤11.13. - current money. 466 acres at Shenandoah, part of a tract called the Mannor of Beverley... corner to William King... (signed) W. Beverley. Wit: Wm. Williams, Samuel Hughes, Peter Russell. 28 Sept. 1738. Acknowledged by Wiliam Beverley, Gent. [Orange County Deed Book 3, pg. 1]. (Note: this deed has the distinction of being the first issued for land in Beverley Manor).


Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:


  • Page 244.--27th December, 1751. John Cathey and Jaen (Jean), lately come from Ireland, now in the County of Augusta, intending to travel and settle in Carolina, to Samuel Wallace, 300 acres. In Beverley Manor, on Cathey's Creek, a middle branch of Shanando, part of 466 acres sold by Beverley to Wm. Cathey, 28th September, 1738, and by death of William (died intestate) descended to John, his oldest brother; corner John Trimble (formerly Wm. King); Hugh Young's and John Jamison's lines; Beverley Manor line; corner Morris O'Friel. Teste: Alexander Blear, Patrick Martin. Wm. McPhetters, James Scott, Morris O'Friel, James Berry.




Information on William Cathey

http://www.martygrant.com/gen/cathey/cathey-james-rowan.htm#john

William Cathey was born ca 1711 (guess) in Ulster, Ireland. He is a proven child of James as named in James’ 1739 importation record. When he died his land holdings were divided up among his siblings.

He never married, and he died in 1746 in Augusta Co, VA.


http://lib-operations.sonoma.edu/fin/aaa-0227.html p. 302. Deed Book No. 4

(244) 27th December, 1751. John Cathey and Jaen, lately come from Ireland, now in the County of Augusta, intending to travel and settle in Carolina, to Samuel Wallace, 300 acres. In Beverley Manor, on Cathey's Creek, a middle branch of Shanando, part of 466 acres sold by Beverley to Wm. Cathey, 28th September, 1738, and by death of William (died intestate) descended to John, his oldest brother; corner John Trimble (formerly Wm. King); Hugh Young's and John Jamison's lines; Beverley Manor line; corner Morris O'Friel. Teste: Alexander Blear, Patrick Martin, Wm. McPhetters, James Scott, Morris O'Friel, James Berry.