Person:William Downing (36)

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William Downing
 
m. bef. 14 February 1749
  1. William Downingbef 1750 -
  2. James Downing, Jr.abt 1753 -
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Name William Downing
Gender Male
Birth? bef. May 1750 prob. Augusta County, Virginia

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

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Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:


  • Vol. 1 - ORIGINAL PETITIONS AND PAPERS FILED IN THE COUNTY COURT 1745-1748. - 1750 William Downen, grandson of Elinor Cryler (Tyler), 30th May, 1750.
  • Page 365.--30th May, 1750. Eleanor Tyler to grandson, William Downen. B. Sole. Deed gift. [Chalkey, Vol III] (Note: some researchers believe that the "Eleanor Tyler" listed in this record was actually Elinor Taylor, grandmother of this William Downing, which appears plausible, additional research may be needed).