- H. William Deaneest 1733-1742 -
- W. Mary CookEst 1744-1746 -
m. 14 June 1762
Facts and Events
William Deane was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land in Augusta County:
- William and Mary (Cook) Deane acquired land from Mary's father, Patrick Cook, as Patrick's only surviving heir (as shown in the records below), after he died in abt. 1748.
Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 186.--15th November, 1768. William Dean and Mary to Hugh Davis, of York County, Pennsylvania, £5, 550 acres in Beverley Manor, part of 800 acres formerly belonging to Patrick Cook; corner William Dean; Corner David Campbell. Teste: Patt. Cunningham, David Doack. Delivered: Hugh Davis, March, 1770.
- Page 101.-- February, 1772. William Dean and Mary ( ?) to James Ewing, part of 802 acres conveyed to said Mary Dean, late Mary Cook and to Jean and John Cook by Wm. Beverley, all which land descended to the said Mary Dean, she being the only surviving heir.
Records of William Deane in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 1 - APRIL 25, 1763. - (69) Wm. Dean and Mary, late Mary Cooke, only daughter and heiress of Patrick Cooke, vs. Hugh Young.
- Vol. 1 - MAY, 1765 (A). - Deane and wife vs. Young.--William Deane and Mary, his wife. Deane's wife was only child of Patrick Cooke. Her guardian was Hugh Young, her uncle. Deane and wife were married 1763. Plaintiff says Deane and wife were never married, because the wife is under age. Replication says they were married by Rev. Ichabod Camp, minister of Church of England, on 14th June, 1762, in Amherst County.
- Vol. 1 - MAY 21, 1774. - (521) William Dean--no inhabitant. (Note: if this record was for this William Deane, it may indicate that William and Mary had migrated elsewhere before this date).