Person:John Berryhill (4)

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Name John Berryhill
Gender Male
Birth? 1728 Mecklenburg County, Virginia
Marriage Abt. 1753 Augusta County, Virginiato Rachel Moffett
Death? 1818 Augusta County, Virginia

John Berryhill was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 778.--12th March, 1765. James Trimble, of Green Spring, and Sarah, to John Berryhill, £60, 180 acres on Borden's Creek in Forks of James; corner James Trimble, Patrick McCollom's line.

Records of John Berryhill in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley's:

  • Page 334.--25th June, 1757. James Moffett's will, farmer--Sons, John and James Moffett, the plantation to be divided between them by a line beginning at middle of Wm. Ledgerwood's pasture, cross the Hasle Bottom, thence to James Carr's land; to daughter, Elizabeth; daughter, Mary; son-in-law, John Berryhill, and his wife, Rachel Berryhill; son James is infant; daughters, Martha and Elizabeth; daughter, Jane; to son-in-law Wm. Campbell and his wife Margrett; to Ann Miller, 1 dollar. Executors, Wm. Ledgerwood and James Mitchell. To son-in-law James Berryhill. Teste: Wm. Edmiston, Arthur Hamilton, Robt. Alexander. Proved, 26th March, 1764, by Edmiston and Hamilton. Executors refuse to execute and James Moffett is granted administration, who qualifies with Arthur Hamilton and Walter Smiley.
  • Page 57.--19th July, 1761. Francis Donnally's will--Wife, Sarah (and the child she now bears); six sons, Samuel, Henry, Francis, William, John, James; daughter, Mary. Executors, wife, Wm. Ledgerwood, James Callison. Teste: John Berryhill, David Scott, Alex. McFeeters, Archibald Armstrong. Proved. 18th August, 1761, by McFeeters and Armstrong. Executors qualify, with Thomas Meek and Hugh Martin. Sarah's mark ( ). Callison's mark ( ). Meek's mark ( ). Ledgerwood's mark ( ).
  • Page 217.--3d February, 1767. Patrick ( ) McCalm (McCollom) to John McCalm (McCollom), £20, 168 acres, part of tract on which Patrick now lives; corner John Berryhill, James Trimble's line. Delivered: John McCollom, June, 1769.