Facts and Events
William McDowell was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Will of William McDowell
- Page 40.--7th June, 1800.-- William McDowell's will, of Staunton---To wife, Alice, children and grandchildren; to son, John; grandson, William McDowell; daughter, Mary Swoope; grandson, Wm. Swoope; daughter, Jane Leybourn; son, William; daughter, Elizabeth; daughter, Margaret, lands in Rockingham and Shenandoah to be sold. Executors, son John and Archibald Stuart. Proved, 25th March, 1806. Archibald refuses; John qualifies.
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 2 - Marriage Bond - 1790--June 2, Jacob Swoope and Mary McDowell, daughter of Wm. McDowell (consent); witness, Alex. Nelson, Jr.; surety, John McDowell.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 International Genealogical Index. (LDS Church, 1999-2005).