Person:James Peebles (2)

James Peebles
b.abt. 1750
m. abt. 1780
  1. John Jefferson Peebles1781 - 1859
  2. Ann Peebles1788 - 1882
  3. Mary 'Polly" Peeblesabt 1792 -
  4. Margaret 'Peggy' Peeblesest 1795 -
  5. David Peebles1795 - aft 1860
  6. Fraces 'Fanny' Peeblesest 1800 - 1880
Facts and Events
Name James Peebles
Alt Name James Peoples
Gender Male
Birth? abt. 1750
Marriage abt. 1780 Augusta County, Virginiato Ann McCandless
Death? 1823 Lewisburg, Greenbrier County, Virginia

James Peebles was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Page 39.--1st December, 1777. Edward Hynds' will (of the Bull Pasture)--To wife, Anne, with child; to oldest daughter, Elizabeth, home plantation and all entered land this side of Crab Run; to daughter, Jenny, upper plantation and land on other side of Crab Run. Executors, wife and John Peebles; to servant, Wm. Smith, £10. Teste: Wm. Stewart, John Hicklin, Wm. (mark) McCandless. Proved, 16th June, 1778, by Stuart and Hicklin. (Note: included to show reference to John Peebles).
  • Page 48.--17th November, 1778. Recorded. Edward Hinds' appraisement by Thomas Hicklin, Thos. Feemster, James Peebles.
  • Vol. 1 - MARCH 21, 1780. - (188) On motion of Ann Pebbles, late Ann Hinds, widow and executrix of Edward Hinds, deceased, who served as a Corporal in Capt. Preston's Company of Rangers, in 1758, certificate for land granted to Edward Hinds, orphan of said Edward, deceased.
  • Vol. 2 - Valentine White's List of Delinquents in Second Battalion of Augusta County, 1784: James Peebles, Greenbrier.
  • Page 347.- (undated, abt. 1786) -Teste: John Bradshaw, James Peebles, Andrew Lockridge.
  • Vol. 2 - Daggy heirs vs. Peebles--O. S. 232; N. S. 82--Bill, 1802. Orator, Jacob Daggy. In 1778 Edward Hynds died testate in Augusta, devising land to eldest (daughter Elizabeth. Daughter Jenny. Wife was enclint, child born a boy, named Edward. James Peebles married Edward's widow. Elizabeth married James McCoy. Jacob's heirs are, viz: George Hammer and Elizabeth; Anna, wife of Andrew Lockridge; Jacob, Susan, John, William, Rachel and Henry Daggy, children, all infants except the married ones. Land in Pendleton.