Person:James Peery (9)

James Peery
b.abt. 1722 Ireland
m. bef. 1715
  1. John PeeryEst 1712-1719 - bef 1762
  2. Thomas PeeryABT 1715 - bef 1763
  3. Joseph PeeryEst 1716-1725 -
  4. George Peeryabt 1718 - bef 1803
  5. James Peeryabt 1722 -
m. est. 1742-1749
  1. John Peery, "The Blacksmith"1748 - 1817
  2. Solomon PeeryAbt 1752 -
  3. William PeeryAbt 1754 -
  4. James "Big Jim" Peery1755 - 1821
  5. Thomas PeeryAbt 1756 - 1820
  6. Samuel Peerybef 1767 -
  7. George Peery
Facts and Events
Name James Peery
Gender Male
Birth? abt. 1722 Ireland
Death? [Aft. Mar 1762, named in brother's will]
Marriage est. 1742-1749 prob. Augusta County, Virginiato Katherine Jameson

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


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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA


James Peery's land (NW, 220 acres, 1749) as shown on the map meticulously drawn by J.R. Hildebrand, cartographer. This map is copyrighted©, used by permission of John Hildebrand, son of J.R. Hildebrand, April, 2009. Note land is adjoining of James Perry's brother Thomas Peery (NW, 375 acres)

Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's (name mis-spelled in Chalkley's)

  • Page 565.—28th February, 1749. Same to James Peevie, planter, 220 acres in Beverley Manor; formerly James Montgomery's; former survey of said Montgomery and Thomas Peevie's land; John Campbell's line; William McNabb's line; John Lynn's land. Teste: Thomas Henderson, Thomas Rutlidge, Robert Ramsey. Delivered: Thomas Kirkpatrick January 1st, 1752.

Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Page 125—28th March, 1762. John Peery's will—To Thos. Kirkpatrick, £10; to brother. James Peery; to Mary Peery and her children. Remaining time James Gilmer has to serve to be disposed of. Executors, John Kirkpatrick, John Peery. Teste: Saml. Downey, Saml. Kinkead, John Campbell. Proved, 18th May, 1762, by the witnesses. Executors qualify, with Thos. Kirkpatrick, John Jamison.
  1.   North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000, Vol. VIII, No, 1, January 1917, Pg. 22.

    Image:James Peery m. Katherine Jameson Augusta County in North American Family Histories.jpg