Person:William Peoples (2)

William Peoples
b.abt. 1738 Pennsylvania
d.abt. 1811
  1. Nathaniel 'Nathan' Peoplesest 1732 - 1808
  2. William Peoplesabt 1738 - abt 1811
  3. John Peoples, of the Bull Pasture, Augusta County, VA1739 - 1801
  4. Robert Peoplesabt 1745 - 1813
m. 1761
Facts and Events
Name William Peoples
Gender Male
Birth? abt. 1738 Pennsylvania
Marriage 1761 Abingdon, Washington County, Virginiato Elizabeth Edmondson
Death? abt. 1811

William Peoples was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 17.--16th May, 1761. Jno. White and Katherine ( ) to Wm. Peoples, £48, 187-1/2 acres; cor. to Corruthers in James Greenlee's line; Nathaniel People's cor.

Records of William Peoples in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Vol. 1 - NOVEMBER 17, 1761. - (104) Commission for privy examination of Catherine, wife of John White--deed to William Peoples.
  • Page 257.--18th March, 1769. Henry ( ) Black to Nathan Peoples, £40, 210 acres, corner James McNabb. Teste: Wm. Peoples, Joseph Reed.
  • Vol. 2 - John Elliott's Declaration, June 10th, 1818; enlisted under Capt. William Peobles in the Thirteenth Regiment of the Pennsylvania Line, Col. Walter Stuart.