Person:William Whitson (1)

Watchers
William Whitson
m. est. 1728
  1. Sarah Whitsonest 1728 - 1787
  2. Thomas Whitson1736 - 1798
  3. John Whitson1738 - 1804
  4. William Whitson1739/40 - 1795
  5. Charles Whitson1741/42 - 1782
  6. James Whitson1743/44 - 1790
  7. Jesse Whitson1750 - 1828
  8. Susannah WhitsonABT 1754 - 1822
  9. Lydia Whitson1757 - 1822
  10. Joseph Whitson1760 - 1790
Facts and Events
Name William Whitson
Gender Male
Birth? 1706 Surry County, Virginia
Marriage est. 1728 Overwharton Parish, Stafford County,Virginiato Margaret Unknown
Death[1] 16 October 1783 Washington County, Tennessee

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

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Early Land Acquisition in Virginia

  • 1754 - William Whitson bought "land in Frederick (Shenandoah) from James and Zackeriah McKay, 400 acres, and assigned to Charles Whitson, who died, intestate, and the land descended to Charles's heir-at-law, Jeremiah Whitson, who sold to Nehemiah Wood, who sold to orator", (as listed in "Woods vs. Williams and Clark", listed in records below).
  • 1755 - William Whitson acquired from Robert Grey "350 acres in said County in Powel's Fort on Passage Creek". [Source: "Pioneers of Old Frederick County", by Cecil O'Dell'


Records of William Whitson in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:


  • Vol. 1 - 1751-1752. - Petitioners for road from Thorn's Gap to Henry Netherton's: Henry Netherton, Barnebas Agan, Elisha Job, Shadk. Parlour, John Davis, William Bethell, William Whitson, Daniel Stover.
  • Vol. 2 - Woods vs. Williams and Clark, agents for Green, Duff and McCoy-- O. S. 389; N. S. 142--Bill by Benj. Wood, of Shenandoah, that in 1754 Wm. Whitson bought land in Frederick (Shenandoah) from James and Zackeriah McKay, 400 acres, and assigned to Charles Whitson, who died, intestate, and the land descended to Charles's heir-at-law, Jeremiah Whitson, who sold to Nehemiah Wood, who sold to orator.
References
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