Facts and Events
William Finley was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Page 420.--1st September, 1783. Daniel Ramsey's will--To mother, amount in appraisement bill of father; to brother, John Ramsey, Andrew Steel, Alex. Ramsey, Andrew Ramsey, Wm. Ramsey, George Ramsey, Jno. Ramsey (son of James, deceased), equal proportion of remainder; to brother, Andrew, all real estate; of land willed to testator at mother's death to brother Andrew, to be appraised by James Steel, Wm. Finley, Jr., Wm. Gilespey, Jno. Finley; to John Ramsey, son of James, infant; to Alex. Ramsey, son of James. Executors, Andrew Steel, John and Andrew Ramsey. Teste: John Black, Martha Black, Samuel Black. Proved, 15th June, 1784, by John and Samuel Black. John Ramsey and Andrew Steel qualified. Andrew Ramsey refused in persona.
Information on William Finley
There are some claims that this William Finley married a Sarah Ramsey in 1801, but the dates do not appear to fit this William Finley. He appears to have married Sarah Steele in abt. 1768 in Augusta County.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 International Genealogical Index. (LDS Church, 1999-2005).