m. ABT 1730
m. ABT 1751
Facts and Events
William Ledgerwood, Jr. was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
William Ledgerwood Jr.'s land (Beverley Manor NW, 300 acres, 1751) 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.
Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:
Will of William Ledgerwood
Will Book #1 page 14 Fayette Co., KY / Clarke Co., KY
In the Name of God Amen I William Ledgerwood of the County of Fayette being perfectly Sencible in mind and memery and duly considring the uncertainty of human Life do make this my Last Will and Testament first principally I commense my soul into the hands of my Blessed Maker trusting in his mercies and the merets of my Deer Redemier for the confession of all my sins, and My body I commit to the earth to be decently Intred as to my ________ Estate I Dispose of it in the following manner, First I give and bequeath to my dear Well beloved Wife Rebeca one third of all my personal Estate, also to hold in possession the Tract of Land on Howard Creek on which I now live during her Life, and after her decease my Will is that the said above mentioned Land be devided as follows Vixe, that my Son Samuel shall have my dweling and his Land Joining it Likewise that my daughter Isabel shall have one hundred acres to include the Improvements where she now Lives and to run of the Harvest(?) end of said tract alsow that my son Samuel shall Lay off one hundred acres of said tract to my daughter Margret where he shall think most proper, Alsow I have give her one mair which is to be now her property and she shall have three cows and calves, My daughter Mary I give her one horse worth Tenn pounds likewise I give and bequeath to my daughter Rebeccah one horse worth Ten pounds all my other Lands I give to my son James and Samuel to be Equally divided between them and as soon as it can be noun (known) what they shall Obtain of it they shall sell or dispose of it as they think fit only they shall by out of it if there is as much got of it one Likely Negrow girl to Wait and take cair of their Mother while she lives, and if said girl should have any children the first one to be Margrets and her and the rest to be Equally divided between my son James and Samuel my son Samuel is to have all creature and farming tools not mentioned. I do hearby nominate and apoint my son James and Samuel Exectors of this my Last Will and Testament requiring them to pay all my Just debts. I declare this to be my Last Will and Testament in Witness whereof I have hearunto set my hand and soul (seal) this Seventh day of May one Thousand seven Hundred and Ninety two signed sealed and delivered by said by said William Ledgerwood to be his Last will and Testament in presence of William Ledgerwood (SEAL)
James M. Million (McMillion?) Ro. W. Million (McMillion?) Allen Neil
At a court held for Clarke County the 28th day of January 1794 This Last Will and Testament of William Ledgerwood Deceased was proved according to Law by the Oaths of Ro. W. Million and Allin Neil two of the Witnesses thereto Subscribed and ordered to be recorded and on the motion of Samuel Ledgerwood one of the Exers therein named who made oath thereto as the Law directs Certificate is granted him for Obtaining a probate thereof in due form giving Securety whereupon he Together with Robert W. Million, Allin Neil and Wm. Hill his Securities, Entered into and acknowledged their Bond in the penalty of L1000 Conditioned as the Law Directs for the due and faithful administration of the said Decedints Estate and performence of his Will, Liberty being reserved the other Exor therein named to Join in the probate when he shall think fit Teste D. Bullock, Clerk
Records of William Ledgerwood, Jr. in Augusta County, VA
Information on William Ledgerwood, Jr.
From Ancestry.com database:
Vandermate Entries: 522 Updated: Sat Aug 25 11:09:00 2001 Contact: JacquÃ© Vandermate
ID: I31900637 Name: William LEDGERWOOD Sex: M Birth: 1723-1730 in Ireland Death: Jan 1794 in Lincoln Co, KY Christening: VA/KY Militia Burial: War of 1780 , Blue Lick, KY 1782 Baptism: Listed in the first Kentucky census CONF: 1738 Came with father to Port of Philidelphia from Ulster, Ireland FCOM: Rev. War
Father: William LEDGERWOOD b: 1701 in Ireland Mother: Agnes MITCHELL b: in Ireland
Marriage 1 Rebecca MOODY Married: in Augusta, VA Children
James LEDGERWOOD b: 1753 in Augusta, VA Samuel LEDGERWOOD b: 1755 Isabel LEDGERWOOD Margaret LEDGERWOOD Mary LEDGERWOOD
ID: I8147 Name: William Ledgerwood Surname: Ledgerwood Given Name: William Sex: M Birth: ABT 1723/1730 in Ireland Death: ABT 23 Jan 1794 in , Lincoln, Kentucky _UID: 8A7DE2D19E40D61183870002E3097DD2C64F Immigration: 1738 Came with father to Port of Philidelphia from Ulster, Ireland Immigration: 1738 Came with father to Port of Philidelphia from Ulster, Ireland Note: !NAME:<<William Ledgerwood Jr.>>
!NAME:<<William Ledgerwood Jr.>> - Source - Roberta Leigh (Ledgerwood) Dennis - e-mail - robidennis@@hotmail.com
!BIRTH:<<William Ledgerwood Jr.>>Birth:Abt 1723/1730 , , Ireland - Source - Roberta Leigh (Ledgerwood) Dennis - e- mail - robidennis@@hotmail.com
!MARRIAGE:<<William Ledgerwood Jr.>> to Rebecca Moody., Marriage:Abt 1750 - Source - Roberta Leigh (Ledgerwood) Dennis - e-mail - robidennis@@hotmail.com
!DEATH:<<William Ledgerwood Jr.>> Death:Abt 23 January 1794 , Lincoln, Kentucky - Source - Roberta Leigh (Ledgerwood) Dennis - e-mail - robidennis@@hotmail.com
!MILITARY:<<William Ledgerwood Jr.>>Military: in War of 1780, Blue Lick, Kentucky 1782.
!RESIDENCE:<<William Ledgerwood Jr.>>Residence:1738 Came with father to Port of Philidelphia from Ulster, Ireland.
!RESIDENCE:<<William Ledgerwood Jr.>>Residence:1782 Captured by Indians at the battle of Blue Lick and was taken to Canada for 11 mo., 1783 Released by the Indians because the fire went out mysteriously-burn at the stake Rev. War 14th VA Re't 1 Change Date: 27 Mar 2002 at 00:00:00
Father: William Ledgerwood b: ABT 1701 in , , Ireland Mother: Agnes Mitchell b: ABT 1700 in , , Ireland
Marriage 1 Rebecca Moody b: ABT 1739 Married: ABT 1750 in , Augusta, Virginia Children
James Ledgerwood b: 1753 in , Augusta, Virginia Isabella Ledgerwood b: ABT 1764
Sources: Title: Ledgerwood Famliy Papers McClung Family History Knoxville, TN