Facts and Events
William Hutchinson was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
William Hutchinson's land (Beverley Manor NE, 572 acres, 1741) as shown on the map meticulously drawn by J.R. Hildebrand, cartographer. This map is copyrighted©, used by permission of John Hildebrand, son of J.R. Hildebrand, April, 2009.
Acquisition of Land from Orange County, Virginia Records:
- Pages 458-61. [462 blank]. 28-29 May 1741. William Beverley Gent., of Essex County to William Hutchisone of Orange County. Lease and release; for £18 current money. 572 acres on the branches of Shanadore in Beverley Manner... at Geo. Hutchison's... stone by Christie's Creek... (signed) W. Beverley. Wit: Henry Downs, Saml. Gay, Wm. Baskins. 28 May 1741. Acknowledged by Wm. Beverley, Gent. [Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 4, Dorman, pg. 64].
Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 61.--20th November, 1750. Wm. Hutchison and Ann to Wm. Henderson, 200 acres where grantor lives, Christian's Creek; Andrew Russell's line; Ann, wife of Wm. Hutchison. Teste: Charles Dalhouse, Thos. Scott, John Hutchison.
- Page 245.--20th November, 1755. William Hutchison and Agness ( ) (signed Ann) to John Hutchison, £5, 240 acres in Beverley Manor on Christian's Creek, part of 578 acres surveyed for Wm. Hutchison, cor. Wm. and George Hutchison. Acknowledgement certificate says Ann.
- Page 421.--15th March, 1757. William Hutchison and Agness ( ) to Ro. Graham and John Graham, £140, 172 acres formerly surveyed for Wm. Hutchison; cor. John Hutchison; cor. Wm. Henderson. Teste: Ro. Mountgomery Delivered: Jno. Graham. 17th October. 1768.
- Page 348.--19th April, 1763. William Hutcheson and Anne ( ) to John Graham, £140, 196 acres on Christian's (Christee's) Creek between lands of John Hutcheson and John Henderson, 172 acres of which were formerly conveyed by said Hutcheson to said John Graham and Robert Graham; corner Jno. Henderson. Teste: Abraham Biss. Delivered: John Graham, March Court, 1767.
- Hutchinson, William. Will Probate April, 1778.
- Names kinsman, James Hutchinson, Sr.
- [Source: Early Marriages, Wills and some Revolutionary War Records, Botetourt County, Virginia, Compiled by Anne Lowry Worrell, pg. 37].
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Page 84.--18th November, 1754. William Preston, Assistant Surveyor, enters 400 acres below the survey made on the Forks of John's Creek; 200 acres above the uppermost survey on South Fork of John's Creek; 200 acres above the survey made on the North Fork of said creek; two 400-acre tracts between Bradshaw's survey and Adam Looney's land; 200 acres called the sugar land; 200 acres called the Mill place joining Jacob Patton's old place; 200 acres at a spring below Henry Holston's joining Frederick Hartsough's land; two 400-acre surveys between the Spreading Spring Draft and George Burdwell's; 400 acres at the Poplar Spring joining Dayley's land; 200 acres on the west end of Dayley's; 200 acres between John McGowin's and Nathaniel Evans' land; two 400-acre tracts below the Laurel Gap on Pott's Creek; 400 acres on the next large bottom above said Gap; 400 acres on Purgatory Creek on north side of James River; 200 acres on east side of the Long Bottom; 400 acres between William Hutchinson's and James Moore's on the Path; 400 acres between Priscilla Reese's and James McAfee's land; 200 acres at head spring of little Catabo.--James Patton.
- Vol. 1 - MAY 19, 1758. - (162) Wm. Hutcheson, removed out of the Colony.
- Vol. 1 - MAY, 1767 (C). - Hutchinson vs. Boyd.--Mr. Gabriel Jones, Augusta Court House. Sir: I humbly beg your advice in a matter of consequence, and that is one of my neighbors named Robert Boyd has abused my wife and my mother-in-law in a most scandalous manner and publicly reported that they were both perjured. I shall beg, if you be pleased, to take the affair in hands and execute as far as the law directs in such a case, and beg that you will let me have an answer by Mr. Smith, the Sheriff, for I shall be down the fall Court, and you shall be paid to your full satisfaction. From your most humble servant (Signed), Willhn Hutchinson. P. S.--My mother's name, Margaret Marrow (Morrow?); my wife's name, Ann.