Person:Benjamin Kuykendall (4)

m. 3 Feb 1711
  1. Johannes KuykendallBef 1714 - 1780
  2. Jacobus "Jacob" KuykendallBef 1716 - 1746
  3. Blandina Kuykendall1718/19 - Aft 1797
  4. Marretjen Kuykendall1721 -
  5. Benjamin Kuykendall1723 - 1789
  6. Nathaniel Kuykendall1728 - 1798
  7. Abraham KuykendallAbt 1730 -
  • HBenjamin Kuykendall1723 - 1789
  • WSarah Ferree1740 - 1802
m. 1756
  1. Elizabeth Kuykendall1762 - 1830
Facts and Events
Name Benjamin Kuykendall
Alt Name Benjamin Kuykendale
Alt Name Benjamin Kerkendall
Gender Male
Birth? 11 Nov 1723 Minisink, Orange County, New York
Marriage 1756 Virginiato Sarah Ferree
Death? 18 Oct 1789 Peters Creek, Washington County, Pennsylvania

Benjamin Kuykendall was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Early Land Acquisition in Virginia

Acquisition of Land from Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants:

  • M-43: Benjamin Kuykendall of Hampshire Co., 400 acres adj. John Kuykendall on Mill Creek of South Branch of Potomack River in said County. Surv. Mr. David Vance. 10 Sept. 1762. [Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants, 1742-1775, Vol. 2, Gertrude E. Gray, pg. 144].

Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley's:

  • Page 284 - 22nd February 1750. Benj. Kerkendall's bond as administrator of John Mills, with sureties Anthony Bogart, Jno. Dunbar.
  • Page 485.—Privy examination of Ann, wife of Jacob Reed, of Hampshire County, deed 15th-16th August, to Alex Love, 375 acres, taken 12th October, 1763, by Benj. Kuykendale and Felix Seymore.

Records in Virginia

  • M-401: Mr. John Steel of Pennsylvania, 111 acres on Clay Lick Branch of Little Cacapehon in Hampshire Co. Surv. Mr. John Mauzy. Adj. Hugh Murphy, Benjamin Kuykendall. 22 June 1765. [Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants, 1742-1775, Vol. 2, Gertrude E. Gray, pg. 165].
At a Court Continued and held for Yogohania County May 26th, 1777.
Present William Crawford, Benjamin Kirkindall, John McDaniel and Oliver Miller, Gentlemen Justices - the aforesaid William Crawford and John McDaniel being Previously sworn by the aforesaid Benjamin Kirkindall and Oliver Miller, Gentlemen Justices.
Benjamin Kirkindall (otherwise called Jorsey Ben*) is appointed Constable to Serve in the Ensuing year, and that he be Summoned before Oliver Miller, Gentleman, to Qualify into said Office.
  • - Not the Gentleman Justice, but another Benjamin.
[Source: The Records of Deeds for the District of West Augusta, Virginia: for the Court held at Fort Dunmore (Pittsburgh, Pa.), 1775-1776, copied consecutively as recorded, by Boyd Crumrine, pg. 85.