Facts and Events
William McGee was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 86.--14th February, 1750-51. Thomas Milsaps, weaver, to Wm. McGee, farmer, where Wm. now lives, Lime Stone Ridge, to a cornerstone planted for that purpose. Teste: Suen Rambo. (Note: Thomas Millsaps was the father-in-law of William McGee).
Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 38.--19th February, 1769. William McGee and Jane ( ) to William McDowel, 160, between the Timber Ridge and Smith's Creek, corner Valentine Sevear, line of Andrew Byrd's land; Borden's line; Thomas Millsap's line, on the side of the Limestone Ridge, 158 acres by patent. Teste: Andrew Byrd, Edward Sampson, Jos. Wat. Peace.
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Page 370.--27th August, 1751. John Hodge's appraisement, by Wm. Draper, Robert Caldwell, Wm. McGee. Due from John Lee, Robert Caldwell, Nicholas Seahorn.
- Page 165.--26th June, 1754. Accounts against estate of James Hamilton--To a cryer, 12 pence in the pound; to the corroner, £l, 2, 8. Going to Balhaven for Dunbar's deed. List of proven accounts vs. James Hamilton's estate--Wm. McGee; Jno. Miller, Danl. Cummings, John Dunbar.
- Page 400.--26th November, 1755. Francis ( ) McCown and Margret ( ) to Jno. Maxwell (delivered Wm. McGee, May, 1764), £65, 250 acres on a branch of Cedar Creek, a branch of James River, at a place called the Timber Plain; cor. Jno. Poage's land; cor. Francis McCown. Teste: Hugh McConwell, Ro. Renick.
- Page 368.--30th October, 1759. Thomas Millsap's will--To wife, Mary; to sons, Robert and Thomas; to daughters, Elinor and Mary; to daughter, Jean Macgee; to daughter, Elizabeth Dillen; to sons, Joseph and William, Joseph to have "Robbin's Cabin" joining William Carrol. Teste: Andrew Bird, John Phillips. Proved, 20th May. 1760, by the witnesses. Executors qualified, with Mounce Bird, Wm. Magee. (Note: Thomas Millsaps was the father-in-law of William McGee).
- Page 360.--20th June, 1770. William Milsap (Milsaps) and Anne ( ) to William McDowell, £120, 186 acres on a branch of Smith's Creek, part of 400 acres patented to Thomas Milsaps, 100 acres having been conveyed to William McGee, 114 acres for John Dilling; Benj. Bordens' line; Fairfax's line.