Person:Adam Dean (1)

m. abt. 1719
  1. Rev. William Dean1719 - 1748
  2. Adam Deanabt 1720 - 1787
  3. Margaret DeanBef 1722 -
  4. John Deanabt 1723 - 1810
  5. Sarah DeanBef 1728 -
  6. Elizabeth DeanBef 1729 -
m. bef. 1760
  1. Jeanne Dean1760 - 1857
  2. Sarah Elizabeth Deanabt 1766 - 1792
  3. Alice 'Nelly' Dean1771 - 1840
m. Aft. 1780
  1. Elizabeth Anna Dean1786 - 1842
Facts and Events
Name Adam Dean
Gender Male
Birth? abt. 1720 prob. Scotland of Ireland
Marriage bef. 1760 to Eleanor Teas
Marriage Aft. 1780 to Elizabeth Edmiston
Death? 1787 Montgomery County, Virginia

Adam Dean 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 260.--19th May, 176l. Robert Turk and Marget ( ) Turk, his wife, to Adam Dean, £140, 160 acres on southeast side South River, part of tract patented to Robert, 6th September, 1736. Teste: Robert and Thomas Turk, James Davison.

Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 775.--19th March, 1765. Adam Dean and Eleanor, his wife, to Charles Teas, 5 sh., 310 acres on South River, part of a tract patented to Robert Turk, 6th September, 1736; corner to Robert Turk's land; corner John Patrick's line. Teste: Wm. Teas, Jno. Dean, Samuel Kinkade. Delivered: Charles Teas, September, 1766.

Will Transcript (Partial)

Montgomery County, VA, Deeds and Wills A, p 122:

...I allow my wife and family to live together on lands I now possess in this County: And that all profits arising therefrom may be converted to the Support and Education of my family as long as my wife shall see cause to live in that situation, or for Life or Widowhood and if it should be her future to marry and incline to remove from that way of living she is then to betake her dowry allowed by law after having her Dowry Setled in the estate of her first Deceast Husband which is not yet done: horses, farming utentials, negro Tom, negroes belonging to stepchildren....Negroes to work for support of family until wife's dowry laid off and Heirs is of age.
Negro Tom to son Robert Love Dean.
Daughter Ally, one English mare known as the gold filley, a good feather bed and furniture.
Daughter Elizabeth a sorrel filly and bed. Stock to be divided "amoung my small rising family" when needed.
Land of 400-500 acres quantity not known it not yet being patent, that I entered into agreement with Thomas Madison, John Preston and Jas. Newell: to give them my bond for three fourths of a stone that they supposed to be gold oar which I allow executors to comply with.
Lands in Montgomery County to sons James, Joseph and Robert Love.
Executors can sell and "out of value of said lands if sold my Daughter Mary Cleonar and Anna: I allow them one third of the profits." Stepdaughter Margret Edmiston one black filly.
Land in Kentucky to James and son-in-law John Husten.
Land in Kentucky surveyed for wife to her.
Son James and wife Elizabeth executors.
Wits: Samuel Smith, Sarah Smith, William Love.

Records of Adam Dean in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley's:

  • Page 49.--19th August, 1760. John Williams to Adam Dean, of Albemarle, £10, horse and hogs on John's plantation, condition to abide by result of an arbitration. Teste: William Teas. Robert Allen.
  • Page 266.--23d February, 1761. Malcom Campbell's will--Wife, Isabella; son, Archibald, tract adjoining the Long Lick and tract on Mill Creek; son, William; tour daughters, Elizabeth, Mary, Jean and Rebeckah. Executors, son Archd. and Saml. Lyle. Teste: Archd. Alexander, Danl. Lyle, Nathan Peoples. Proved, 22d June, 1763, by Alexander and Lyle Executors refuse to execute. Isabella also refuses. Administration granted Elizabeth Campbell, who qualifies with Pat. Sharkey, Jno. Neeley, Adam Dean.
  • Page 106.--17th February, 1762. Adam Dean's bond (with John Dean, Robt. Allen) as administrator of James Bourland.
  • Page 395.--16th August, 1762. Jane Teas ( ), relict of Joseph Teas, deceased, to Joseph Love, £60, 400 acres on South River Shanando, line of Beverley Manor. Acknowledged. Teste: Adam Dean, Samuel Love.
  • Page 187.--19th April, 1763. William McCutchan to James Risk, £50, 169 acres at mouth of Cedar Creek on Jackson's River, an island of the river. Teste: Adam and William Dean.
  • APRIL 21, 1763. (37) Wm. Minter, Adam Dean, Robert McCitrick.
  • JUNE, 1764 (A). - Adam Dean vs. Archibald Armstrong, Cord-winder.--Bond 18th November, 1762. Witnesses: John Ward and William Dean.
  • NOVEMBER, 1764 (B). - Dean vs. Martin.--19th January, 1764. Note by Joseph Martin, Pat Martin (Test. Andrew Martin), to Adam Dean.
  • Page 461.--4th April, 1766. John Henderson's will, farmer--Wife, Rose; son, William; daughters, if either die, the other to enjoy her share. Teste: John Davidson, Robt. Finley. Executors, brother James and wife's brother, John. Proved 20th August, 1766, by the witnesses. James Henderson and John Finley qualified executors, with Adam Dean and Wm. Finley.
  • AUGUST 22, 1767. (248) Randall Lockhart in custody for debt. (250) Witnesses: John Bunchanon, Dennis Getty. (250) Jurors: John Seviar, William Foster, James Gilmore, John Weer, John Weer. (250) Witnesses: Thomas Kennerley, David Bell, Adam Dean, Robert Allen.
  • MAY 19, 1768. - (164) Adam Dean, witness from Albemarle. (Note: this establishes that Adam Dean was in Albemarle County after he sold his land on South River in 1765).
  • Page 107.--17th September, 1771. William Dean's will--To wife; to daughter, Mary; youngest daughter, Elizabeth; son, John; to son, Adam, executor. Teste: Saml. McClung, Andrew Bourland, Sarah Bourland. Proved, 17th August. 1773, by McClung and Sarah Bourland. Adam Dean refuses to qualify. Administration granted Sarah, the widow, who qualifies (__ her mark) with Adam Dean, Saml. McClung.
  • AUGUST 18, 1773. - (155) Adam Dean--witness from Albemarle.
  • Page 98.--10th June, 1777. Joseph Poindexter and Elizabeth, of Bedford, to William Foster (delivered: William Foster, Jr., 13th August, 1782), 500 acres, part of 643 acres conveyed to Joseph by Adam Dean, deed recorded in General Court.
  1. Public Member Trees: (Note: not considered a reliable source).