Person:David Snodgrass (3)

David Snodgrass
m.
  1. David SnodgrassAbt 1725 - 1814
  2. John Snodgrass1726 - 1788
  3. James Snodgrass1732 - 1800
  4. Joseph SnodgrassAbt 1740 -
  5. Robert Snodgrass1742 - 1823
  1. William Snodgrass1760 - Aft 1833
  2. Maj. James Snodgrass1762 - 1828
Facts and Events
Name David Snodgrass
Gender Male
Birth? Abt 1725 Chester County, Pennsylvania[area became Lancaster County in 1729]
Death[3] Oct 1814 Lodi, Washington County, Virginia

Early Land Acquisition in Virginia

  • 20 Apr 1751 -- (among the loose survey papers in the Virginia State Archives, Richmond, VA)

By virtue of a Warrant Dated the 10th Day of February 1749/50 granted to Richard Beeson Sr. of Frederick County for 200 acres of waste and Ungranted land in the s'd County Joyning his own Patent land near Tuscororah branch and now has Sold it to Andrew Paul who now is in possession of the same Survey as followeth: Beginning at A-- a Red Oak on a Ridge in Beesons line then with his line S 86 E 140 pole to 2 black walnuts near a parce of Rocks at B-- then S 228 poles to 3 white Oaks on the side of a small hill at C-- then W 140 poles to a hiccory on the Side of a hill at D-- then N 234 poles to the beginning Containing 201 acres

Benj'n ThornberrySurveyed &'r
Richard Thacherchain menWm. Baylis
20th of April 1751
[on outside of paper]
Andrew Paul [crossed out] / Dav'd & John Snodgrass / Plat / for . . . . 201 A / Warrant paid / This Land is Sold by Andrew Paul / to David & John Snodgrass in / whose name deed is to issue by desire / of the s'd Paul now presentB M / Paid to Issue / Drawn & Ex'd.

Acquisition of Land from Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants:

  • N-151: David Snodgrass & John Snodgrass of Frederick County, 201 acres near Tuscororah Branch in said County. Surv. William Baylis. Adj. Beason. 25 Aug. 1766. [Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants, 1742-1775, Vol. 2, Gertrude E. Gray, pg. 176].

Records in Virginia

  • William Snodgrass, Platt for 250 Acres: William Snodgrass, dying without Will, David Snodgrass, heir at Law, now present desires Deed may Issue in the Names of Robert & Joseph Snodgrass no deed to Issue till the Widow Relinquishes her Right of Dower B. The Widow relinquishes her Right before John Greenfield. Paid to Issue, Drawn & Ex'd. 1750. Catherine Snodgrass relinquished dower 25 Sep 1766. [Note: David Snodgrass, being named the "heir-at-law" of his father William Snodgrass, was likely the eldest son based upon the Law of Primogeniture that was in effect during that time period].
References
  1.   Jackson, Ron V. Virginia, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1607-1890.

    Name: David Snodgrass
    State: VA
    County: Frederick County
    Township: Rent Rolls
    Year: 1759
    Record Type: Rent Role
    Database: VA Early Census Index

  2.   Jackson, Ron V. Virginia, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1607-1890.

    Name: David Snodgrass
    State: VA
    County: Frederick County
    Township: Rent Rolls
    Year: 1764
    Record Type: Rent Role
    Database: VA Early Census Index

  3. http://records.ancestry.com/David_Snodgrass_records.ashx?pid=20053885