Facts and Events
Rev. William Dean was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
William Dean's land (Borden Tract SE, 265 acres) 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 Chalkley's:
- Page 461.--22d January, 1747. £11. Benj. Borden, &c., to Rev. William Dean, of Brandywine Manor and Chester County in Pennsylvania (sold in testator's lifetime), 265 acres, part of 92,100; corner to Robert Huston and John Gray, on Mill Creek. Teste: John Lyle, Samuel Gray, Samuel Lyle. Acknowledged, 18th February, 1747.
Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 278.—21st May, 1772. William Dean, of Augusta, one of the children and devisee of the late Rev. William Dean, of Province of Pennsylvania, and lawful attorney for Joseph Dean, merchant of City of Philadelphia; John Dean, sadler of said city; Benjamin Dean, merchant of said city; the Rev. John Slemmon, of Marsh Creek in County of York, Pennsylvania, and Sarah (Slemrnons), his wife, to Hugh Kelso. Delivered: Hugh Kelsey, 30th August, 1785. Whereas William Dean, late of Pennsylvania, was seized of 265 acres, and on 7th July, 1748, and devised said land to said Joseph, John (Benjamin?), Sarah, now wife of John Slemmon, and William. Teste.