Person:Heinrich Deck (1)

John Heinrich 'Henry' Deck
b.abt. 1725 Germany
d.bef. 16 Augsut 1774 Augusta County, Virginia
m. bef. 1725
  1. John Heinrich 'Henry' Deckabt 1725 - bef 1774
  2. Johannes Deckabt 1727 -
  3. Anna Barbara Deckabt 1729 -
  4. Anna Maria Deckabt 1734/6 -
  5. Johann Nicholas Deckabt 1740 - bef 1787
  6. Johan Frederick Deck1741 - 1820
m. 29 March 1748
  1. Johannes Deck1748/49 - bef 1791
  2. Heronomus Deck1750/51 - 1811
  3. Johann Heinrick Deck1754 - 1822
  4. Jacob Deck1755 - abt 1840
  5. Michael Deck1759 - 1843
  6. Christian Deck1763 - 1828
  7. Charles Deck1764 -
  8. Catherine Deck1766 -
Facts and Events
Name John Heinrich 'Henry' Deck
Alt Name Henry Dick
Alt Name Henry Teck
Gender Male
Birth? abt. 1725 Germany
Marriage 29 March 1748 Tulpehocken, Berks County, Pennsylvaniato Catarina Barbara Froelich
Death? bef. 16 Augsut 1774 Augusta County, Virginia

Heinrich "Henry" Deck was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Land Grant Surveys in Virginia:

  • Page 17 - Henry Deck, 50 acres, East side of Curtes (Kirteses) Creek. Adjoining Leonard Painter, Nelson. February 14, 1782. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 102].
  • Page 91 - Henry Deck, 20 acres, Curteses (Kirteses) Creek. Adjoining Leonard Painter, Joseph Bier (Byerly), Jacob Deck, in consequence of an entry made by Deck, July 8, 1777. April 23, 1791. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 128]. (Note: the Jacob Deck listed in this record appears to be Henry's son).

Will Abstract

  • Page 257.--17th February, 1774. Henry Dick's will--To wife, Catharine, executrix; to children, viz: John, Runamus, Henry, Jacob, Michael, Charles, Christian, Catharine Dick, when youngest is of age. Teste: Conrad Peterfish, John Kirtley, Charles Foy. Proved, 16th August, 1774, by Peterfish and Foy.
  • Page 258.--16th August, 1774. Catherine Jack's bond (with Charles Rush, Charles Foy) as administratrix of above estate--Dick, Deck, Tack, Teck, Tick? [Note: Henry's widow Catherine appears to have married a Mr. Jack?)

Processioning List of 1767/8

"Processioning" was the periodic review and agreement of property lines between settler's lands. Processioning Lists are useful in determining the general area of a settler’s lands and their neighbors at specific time periods:
  • Page 446.--1767-68: Processioned by John Coutts and John Miller, viz: For John Miller, for John Fudge, for John Munge (Conrad Fudge present), for Geo. Hufman, for Geo. Gunrod, for Henry Dick, for Peter Brunemer, for Henry Lung, for Francis Kirtley, for Christopher Cisling, for Boston Nester, for Jerod Peterfish, for Stephen Hanceberry, for John Sellers, for Jacob Runkle, for Nicholas Null, for Charles Fie, for Daniel Link, for Daniel Price, for David McComis, for John Burk, for Mathias Cersh, for Jacob Hammer

Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records: (unless otherwise listed)

  • Page 21 - Jacob Smith, 60 acres, Curtises (Kirteses) Creel, Adjoining Henry Deck, Nelson. February 15, 1782. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 104].