Person:William Hamilton (64)

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William Hamilton
b.est. 1717
m. Bef 6 November 1757
  1. Patrick Hamiltonbef 1751 -
  2. Mary Hamiltonabt 1759 -
  3. Eleanor Hamiltonabt 1760 - abt 1840
  4. Isabella Hamiltonabt 1761 -
  5. Esther 'Easter' Hamiltonabt 1763 -
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Name William Hamilton
Gender Male
Birth? est. 1717
Marriage Bef 6 November 1757 Augusta County, Virginiato Margaret "Mary" Walkup
Alt Death? Abt. 1795
Death[1] 3 Aug 1801 Madison County, Kentucky

William Hamilton 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:


  • William Hamilton received a patent "on Middle River of Shanandore, corner Robert Reed's land" on 29 May 1760, as listed in record below:
  • Page 413.--Patent to William Hamilton, wife Margaret, 29th May, 1760.
  • Page 10 - William Hamilton, 50 acres, Middle River. Adjoining his own land, James Blair. June 13, 1761. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 40.].


Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 426.--__ _____, 1769. William ( ) Hamilton and Margret ( ) to their son Patrick Hamilton, £10, 100 acres patented to William Hamilton, 29th May, 1760, on Middle River of Shanandore, corner Robert Reed's land. Delivered: Patrick Hamilton, 15th August, 1771. (Note: this record appears to be problematic since Patrick (b. abt. 1757?) would have still been a minor. Was Patrick Hamilton the son of a prior marriage?).
  • Page 314.--17th August, 1772. William ( ) Hamilton and Margret to James Kirkpatrick. Delivered to John Sharp, the now proprietor, 25th March, 1795.
  • Page 314.--17th August, 1772. William ( ) Hamilton and Margaret to John Poage, 6 acres, part of 235 acres where said Hamilton formerly lived on south side of Middle River.


Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:


  • Vol. 1 - MAY 24, 1762. - (245) John Robinson, Richard Tunstall and James Mills, executors of Wm. Beverley, vs. William and Andrew Hamilton.
  • Vol. 1 - AUGUST, 1762 (A). - Beverly vs. Gay.--William Hamilton and Margaret, his wife, late Margaret Gay, executrix of William Gay, deceased.
  • Vol. 1 - AUGUST 23, 1762. - (310) Beverley's Executors vs. John Gay and Wm. Hamilton and Margaret, his wife, late Margaret Gay, Executor of Wm. Gay, decd.--Agreed. (Note: record proves Margaret's prior marriage to William Gay).
  • Page 207 - George Lewis, 106 acres, Middle River. Adjoining Robert Read, John Patterson, William Oldham, William Hamilton. December 9, 1772. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 75].
  • Page 208 - John Poage, 650 acres, Middle River. Adjoining Robert Young, James Anderson, James Allison, William Hamiton, John Patterson. Mentioned Robert King, William Sharp, John King. Januaruy 7, 1773. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 75].
  • Page 227 - Samuel Erwin, 167 acres, Middle River. Adjoining James Allen, Barbara Smith, William Oldham, William Hamilton. July 1, 1773. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 81].


References
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