d.25 November 1863
Facts and Events
William Kinney was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Records of William Kinney in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 2 - November 24th, 1835--The following are certified to be the heirs of John Porterfield, viz: Robert Porterfield, Jr.; Mary E. Kinney, Jane Elenor Kinney, Robert Porterfield Kinney, Rebecca F. Kinney, William Kinney, Ann Maria Kinney, Eliza H. Kinney, Charles Nicholas Kinney, all children of Rebecca F. Kinney; Rebecca and Robert Porterfield Wayland, children of Mary C. Wayland. Rebecca F. Kinney and Mary C. Wayland were living at the death of Eleanor Heth. (Note: Rebecca F. Kinney was William Kinney's wife).
Information on William Kinney
From "Augusta County Historical Society", William Kinney Letters:
William Kinney represented Augusta County for two terms in the Virginia House of Delegates (1838-1839, 1841-1842), and represented Augusta and Rockbridge County in the Virginia Senate, 1847-1851. He also served as mayor of Staunton. His wife was Rebecca Porterfield, daughter of Colonel Robert Porterfield, who served in the Revolutionary War. [Source: ACHS Archives].
- Chalkley's Augusta County, Virginia Records
- Augusta County Historical Society Website
- "History of Augusta County, Virginia", by John Lewis Peyton, pg. 317-318.
- Familysearch submissions