Facts and Events
William Lapsley was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
William Lapsley, Possible Brother of Joseph Lapsley
William Lapsley is being placed as a possible brother of Joseph Lapsley, who migrated to Augusta County, Virginia and settled in the "Borden Tract", which is located in what is now Rockbridge County, Virginia. The records of William Lapsley are presented below. Additional research is necessary to prove any relationship.
Records of William Lapsley in Augusta County, VA
- Page 356.--11th November, 1756.: Alex. McClure and Susanna ( ) to Thomas Dredin, £38, 163 acres on North Branch of James, cor. James Moor. Teste: John Lapslie, Wm. Lapslie, Moses McCluer, James Thompson.
- Vol. 1 - MAY AND NOVEMBER, 1759 (A). - Fitzpatrick vs. Peggs.--Signatures of William and John Lapslie.
- Vol. 1 - FEBRUARY, 1762. - William Lapsley vs. William Johnston.--In 1760 plaintiff built a smith shop on land of defendant on Christian's Creek.
- Vol. 1 - FEBRUARY 22, 1762. - (170) Wm. Lapsley vs. Wm. Johnston--abates by death of plaintiff. (Note: this record seems to indicate that William Lapsley had died prior to this date, but appears to have been corrected by the following record, appearing the next day).
- Vol. 1 - FEBRUARY 23, 1762. - (181) Wm. Lapsley vs. Wm. Johnston--Abates by death of defendant. See page 170.supra.