Person:Johann Selser (1)

Johann Heinrich 'Henry' Selser
b.12 September 1737 Virginia
d.12 December 1796
m. abt. 1727
  1. Johan Lodwick Selserabt 1731 -
  2. Mathias Selserabt 1734 -
  3. Johan Ludwig Selser1734 -
  4. Elizabeth Selserabt 1735 -
  5. Maria Catarina Selser1736 -
  6. Johann Heinrich 'Henry' Selser1737 - 1796
  • HJohann Heinrich 'Henry' Selser1737 - 1796
  • WEsther Lafferty1730 - 1773
m. 1755
Facts and Events
Name Johann Heinrich 'Henry' Selser
Gender Male
Birth? 12 September 1737 Virginia
Marriage 1755 Virginiato Esther Lafferty
Death? 12 December 1796

Henry Selser was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Acquisition of Land in Frederick County, VA

Acquisition of Land from Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants 1742-1775, Vol. 2:

  • O-96: Henry Selser of Frederick County, 13 acres in said County. Surv. Richard Rigg. Adj. Judah Lafferty, Thomas Shepard. 1 Oct. 1767. [Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants, 1742-1775, Vol. 2, Gray, pg. 193].

Records in Frederick County, VA

  • P-237: Jonathan Buswell of Dunmore County assignee of Henry Selser assignee of Lodowick Selser Heir at Law of Matthias Selser, 123 acrs on South Fork of Shannandoah River in said County. Surv'd in 1750 for Matthias Selser by George Hume and forfeited by advertisement & recorded in Book N. Deed to said Buswell. Adj. Lodowick Selser, David Magget. 1 Dec. 1773. [Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants, 1742-1775, Vol. 2, Gray, pg. 223].

Records of Henry Selser in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Page 173.--16th November, 1773. Elizabeth Painter's bond (with Henry Lung, Henry Selzer) as administratrix of Adam Painter.
  • Vol. 1 - MAY, 1779 (A). - Henry Selzer vs. James Phillips.--Petition. Writ, 29th March, 1774. James is son of John.