William Alexander Hogshead
m. WFT Est 1766-1778
Facts and Events
William Hogshead was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Information on William Hogshead
ID: I20 Name: William Alexander HOGSHEAD NPFX: * Given Name: William Alexander Surname: HOGSHEAD Sex: M _UID: 732B2DA2503BD611BD2CE8F2169CEC2B6B18 Change Date: 20 Oct 2003 Note:
William married first Sarah Davis. After his first wife died, he married Sarah Robertson. They lived in Rockingham Co., VA.
William served in the American Revolution in Capt. Dickey's Co. (see "Virginians in the Revolution," at p.384) His brothers, and their father, a lso served.
Records relating to William Hogshead and Sarah Robertson in Augusta Co. , VA:
Deed Book 19, p. 433, 16 Aug 1773: Moses Hall and Honorah to William Ho gshead. 2 tracts: Pudding Spring Draft. 1) 104 acres; 2) 90 acres
Deed Book 27, p. 465, 17 Sep 1793: William Hogshead and Sarah to James Davis and Walter Davis, his brother. 2 tracts: Pudding Spring Draft. 1) 1 04 acres; 2) 90 acres (this is the land from Moses Hall in 1773)
Land Entry Book 2, 1780-1805, p. 313: 200 acres of land on waters of No rth River
Survey Book 5, p. 187: survey of 340 acres, North River, 22 Apr 1803
Administrator's Bond Book, 28 Feb 1803 - 25 Nov 1811: Sarah Hogshead, a dministrator, with Alexander Robertson and James Kerr, sureties. 26 Mar 1 804, Estate of William Hogshead, deceased. William died intestate. His l and fell to the heirs listed below.
Will Book 9, p. 396, appraisement of personalty of William Hogshead, 27 Nov 1804, by William Erwin, Francis Erwin, James Miller.
Deed Book 37, p. 342, 28 Sep 1812:
Sarah Hogshead, widow of William Hogshead, deceased. James, Polly, William and Silas Hogshead, heirs of said William, decd, all of Augusta Co. , VA.
William Philips and Betsey, his wife, of Rockingham Co., VA, to Jacob Miller of Rockingham Co. 2 tracts, both sides of North River and Stony B ranch in Rockingham and Augusta County: 1) 271 acres, by decree, 26 Feb 1 801; 2) 50 acres, by patent, 3 Apr 1800. Total acreage: 398 acres. (?)
Manuscript histories of the Hogshead family by the Rev. J. W. Hogshead of Petersburg, West Virginia, 1887; Mary Drusilla Jones, Williamsburg, I owa 1940.
Augusta County Court Records:
Drawer 462: Hogshead vs. Hart's executors, filed Sept. 1798; decree 26 Feb 1801. Papers: bill of complaint. Answers: Alexander Robertson, David S tephenson, John Smith. Bond by Silas Hart to William Hogshead for land, 1 782.
Court Order Book 26, p. 307, 26 Feb 1801. Decree by court in favor of William Hogshead.
1 2 3 4 Birth: APR 1748 in Augusta Co., Virginia Death: BEF 26 MAR 1804 in Augusta Co., Virginia Note: He died intestate. See Chalkley, Vol. II, p. 392: Augusta Co. administrator's bonds. Sarah Hogshead, administrator of William Hogshead, 26 Mar 1 804.
Baptism: 1 MAY 1748 Augusta Co., Virginia Note: see "The Tinkling Spring, Headwater of Freedom," by Howard M. Wilson, p . 476, Appendix F., Record of Baptisms, 1740-1749. Officiating minister w as Rev. John Craig, pastor of Augusta Stone and Tinkling Spring Presbyt erian Churches.
Event: Military BEF 1783 Revolutionary War, Virginia Militia, Augusta Note:
William Alexander Hogshead served in the Revolutionary War as a member of Captain John Dickey's Company of Virginia Militia. William's f ather, James Hogshead Sr., also served in the Revolutionary War. ( - D AR Patriot Index, Centennial Edition, part 2. Virginians in the Revolut ion, p. 384.)
Marriage 1 Sarah Jane ROBERTSON b: 1755 in Augusta Co., Virginia Married: 25 MAY 1779 in Rockingham Co., VA Note: see Marriage Bond, Circuit Court Records, Rockingham Co., VA. Silas Hart signed the marriage bond as surety. The bond states that her parents were deceased.
Bond - Richard Madison. Consent - Silas Hart, Wit - Elijah Poage. Daughter of James and Elizabeth. Sarah is 22 years old.
Title: compiled by G. Glenn Clift, "Second Census of Kentucky, 1800" Genealogi cal Publishing Co., Baltimore, MD (1976) ical Publishing Co., Baltimore, MD (1976).
Text: at p. 3