Person:John Elswick (1)

John Elswick
Facts and Events
Name John Elswick
Gender Male
Birth? 1720
Marriage 1741 Augusta County, Virginiato Lydia Ratliff
Death? 1749 Draper's Meadow, Augusta County, Virginia[Estate Administration 17 May 1749]

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


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Estate Records

  • Page 131.--17th May, 1749. Lydia Elswick's bond as administratrix of John Elswick, with sureties Richard Ratliff, Ebenezer Westcoat. [Note: Richard Ratliff was the brother-in-law of John Elswick].
  • Page 276.--4th July, 1749. John Elswick's appraisement, by Thomas Ingliss, James Scaggs, Ebenezer Westcoat.

Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Vol. 1 - August 20, 1746 - (75) John Elswick charged with murdering Wm. Cape. Not guilty of murder, but killed by chance.
  • Vol. 1 - NOVEMBER 18, 1747. - (319) John Elswick--grand juryman.
  • Vol. 1 - MAY 24, 1750. - (373) Joseph How directed to set up sign posts and keep it up with these: John Elswick, Andrew Viney, John Dunbarr, William McBride, Francis McBride, Robert Denton, James Thomas, James Scot, James Hamilton, William Miller and Valentine Sevier.