Person:William Clendenin (10)

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Capt. William Clendenin, of Augusta and Kanawha County, Virginia
m. 1735
  1. James Clendenin1737 - 1796
  2. Elizabeth ClendeninABT 1738 -
  3. Adam ClendeninABT 1740 -
  4. Margaret ClendeninABT 1742 - ABT 1776
  5. Thomas Clendeninabt 1743 - 1748
  6. Robert Clendeninabt 1744 - Bef 1808
  7. Col. George Clendenin, of Augusta and Kanawha County, Virginiaabt 1746 - 1797
  8. Thomas Clendenin1748 -
  9. Mary Eleanor 'Nelly' Clendenin1751 -
  10. Capt. William Clendenin, of Augusta and Kanawha County, Virginia1753 - 1828
  11. Alexander ClendeninAbt 1754 - 1830
  12. Ann Clendenin1756 - BEF 1801
  • HCapt. William Clendenin, of Augusta and Kanawha County, Virginia1753 - 1828
  • WMargaret Handley1762 - 1835
m. BEF 1783
  1. Sophia Clendenin1783 - 1823
  2. Elizabeth Clendenin1785 -
  3. Charles Clendenin1789 - 1862
  4. John Clendenin1790 -
  5. Andrew Clendenin1796 - 1893
  6. Anne Clendenin1799 - 1855
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Name Capt. William Clendenin, of Augusta and Kanawha County, Virginia
Gender Male
Birth? 23 May 1753 Augusta, Virginia, United States
Marriage BEF 1783 prob. Augusta County, Virginiato Margaret Handley
Death? September 1828 Gallipolis Ferry, Mason County, Virginia
Alt Death? SEP 1828 Pt. Pleasant, Mason County, Virginia

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

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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:


  • Page 79.--25th April, 1777. Charles Phillips to Alexander Simpson Delivered to William Clendennin, October, 1779, on Buffalow Lick Branch of Cathey's River, part of tract conveyed to Charles by William Magill, 1st March, 1769, patented to James Bell, deceased, 1st December, 1740, conveyed by William and James Bell to Magill, 18th March, 1760. Teste: John Phillip.


Records of William Clendenin in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley's:


  • Page 79.--25th April, 1777. Charles Phillips to Alexander Simpson Delivered to William Clendennin, October, 1779, on Buffalow Lick Branch of Cathey's River, part of tract conveyed to Charles by William Magill, 1st March, 1769, patented to James Bell, deceased, 1st December, 1740, conveyed by William and James Bell to Magill, 18th March, 1760. Teste: John Phillip.
  • Vol. 2 - John Young's Declaration: Age 73; Born in Lancaster County, Penna., in 1760, and moved to Augusta when four; enlisted under Capt. All, who raised a Company of Volunteers in Augusta to repell the Indians; Lieutenant Jacob Pence; marched to the South Fork of the Potomac, thence over the waters of the Monongalia; built a fort on Hacker Creek; volunteered May 1, 1778, under Capt. William Cravens to succor Tigart's Valley, in which inroads and massacres had been made the preceding fall; marched to the head of Greenbrier, thence to the head of Tygart's; volunteered September 1, 1778, under Capt. Robert Cravens, Col. Benj. Harrison, Gen. McIntosh, against the Indians; volunteered in September. 1780, under Capt. Robert Cravens of the Virginia Militia as a volunteer rifleman; Gen. Green, Gen. Morgan; in March, 1783, moved to Kanawha; Capt. William Morris; declarant served as spy; Col. George Clendenning, Capt. William Clendenning; David Robert was a spy; in August, 1790, Cale Fort was captured by the Indians; Thomas Allbury, Michael See, Fleming Cobb; 1793 was the last year of Indian hostilities in Kentucky.
  • Vol. 1 - FEBRUARY, 1806 (M). Mustoe vs. Graham.--Deposition of Charles Arbuckle, 1st November, 1805, in Greenbrier. He possesses a receipt by Jacob Skiles, 6th April, 1792, from George Clendennin for collection from War Department at Philadelphia, pay roll of ninety-two privates, one captain, one lieutenant, two ensigns, four sergeants, also list of rations, allowing each officer and private a ration per day for 153 days. Certificate of ammunition furnished all for service in 1790. George, receipts, 24th April, 1793, for having received the several allowances for services of the Kanawha Rangers. William Clennondon, of Mason County, taken first Tuesday of October, at house of John Vanhever, in town of Point Pleasant, before Justice John Boush and John Henderson. Brother of George Clendenon. Letter of Joseph Graham from Monroe County. Certificate, 1st September, 1791, by George Shaver, Lieutenant, and Andrew Lewis, Ensign, that Joseph Graham has served as a soldier at Kanawha. Deposition of Reuben Slaughter, 14th May, 1805. He negotiated sale of goods by Mustoe and Chambers to the soldiers in Kanawha County in

1791. Col. George Clendenin was considered paymaster. Joseph Graham was a soldier on Kanawha River in 1791 and came down from Greenbrier with George Shaw, who was lieutenant. George died about 1796. Order, 11th May, 1791, by William Miller on Col. George Clendennin for his pay as soldier accepted by George. David Johnson's similar order. Ditto James Robertson, David Johnston, James Spencer, John Sharp.

  • Vol. 2 - Thomas McCarthy vs. Massinbird--O. S. 270; N. S. 95--Bill, 1811. In 1798, Thomas McCarty, Sr., father of orator, bought of George Massinbird adjoining tracts on little Levels in Bath adjoining Chas. Kinneson, William Hughes, Jno. McNeile, Wm. Poage, Jacob Kinneson, Lazarus Bartley, Jno. McNeil, James Laird, 1,010 acres. (several records omitted here) - Recorded. Deed, 1st June, 1790, by William and George Clendennin of Kanawa County to George Massingbird of Greenbrier, 970 acres by survey, 1782, on Little Levels, &c. Recorded in Greenbrier, 27th July, 1790. George Clendennin's heirs are, viz: Widow Jemima Clendennin; children, viz: Mary Cantril, wife of John Cantril; Cynthia, wife of _____ Lamb; Parthenia, wife of Andrew Bryant. Copy of Court of Appeals, 2d May, 1783, confirming surveys under Loyal and Greenbrier Companies by orders of Council. Patent, 1783, to James Crawford, 270

acres in Greenbrier. Patent, 11th November, 1804, to William and George Clendennin by certificate in right of settlement (assignees of Nathaniel Day, Jr., Joseph Day and John Ellis), 970 acres by survey, 1782.

  • Vol. 2 - McClung vs. Bevins and Edgar--O. S. 254; N. S. 89--Bill, 1812. Complainants are William McClung and Robert Wahub. In 1782, William entered in Greenbrier 230 acres on Slab Camp Creek, a branch of Meadow River, including 100 acres entered by virtue of a military warrant, part of a survey made for William in 1776; another entry for 400 acres, and another for 71 acres. William and George Clendennin made a partnership to locate lands. Alexr. Welsh was surveyor of Greenbrier. Defendants are, viz: George Clendennin's heirs, viz: Andrew Bryan and Parthenia, his wife; _____ Lamb and Cynthia, his wife; John Cantrill and Polly, his

wife; Henry Banks, Wm. Whitcroft, James, Henry and Ann Ringold, James Welsh, Richard Witherhead, James Bevins and Thomas Edgar. John Welch, son of Alexander Welch, deposes 23d February, 1814.

  • Hays vs. Kinney--O. S. 294; N. S. 104--Will of Moses Hayes. Wife, Sarah, and her children, land in Harrison County on the Monongahela; daughters, Elizabeth Luce, Mary Stockdale; daughter, Hannah Halsey; sons, James Hayes, Isaac Hayes, Richard Hayes; sons, Winsted Hayes, William Hayes. Dated 21st July, 1796. Proved in Augusta, 20th September, 1796. Bill filed 29th March, 1813, by William Hayes of Pendleton County. Moses Hays left 5 children besides orator, viz: George, Susanna Hardiway, wife

of John Hardiway; Nancy, now wife of Henry Cunningham; Sarah, now wife of John Gaul; and Peggy. Signature of Squire Boone, 1783. Letter by William Clendennin dated Greenbrier, 15th May, 1782, the Indians have been very troublesome this spring; is brother of George Clendennin, member, and now attending the Assembly. Signatures of, viz: Wm. Spriggate, 1786; Wm. Gamson (Jemmyson), 1793.

Page 79.--25th April, 1777. Charles Phillips to Alexander Simpson Delivered to William Clendennin, October, 1779, on Buffalow Lick Branch of Cathey's River, part of tract conveyed to Charles by William Magill, 1st March, 1769, patented to James Bell, deceased, 1st December, 1740, conveyed by William and James Bell to Magill, 18th March, 1760. Teste: John Phillip.