Person:John Henderson (209)

John Henderson, of Lewis Creek and Botetourt County, VA
b.abt. 1710
d.bef. 16 August 1785 Botetourt County, Virginia
  • HJohn Henderson, of Lewis Creek and Botetourt County, VAabt 1710 - bef 1785
  • WJean Unknownbef 1716 - aft 1785
  1. Jones 'Jonas' HendersonABT 1733 - Bef 1801
  2. Patience Hendersonbef 1744 -
  3. John Henderson, Jr.1745 -
  4. Margaret Henderson1745 -
Facts and Events
Name John Henderson, of Lewis Creek and Botetourt County, VA
Gender Male
Birth? abt. 1710
Death? bef. 16 August 1785 Botetourt County, Virginia
Probate[1] 16 August 1785 Augusta County, Virginia

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


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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA


John Henderson's land (Beverley Manor NW, 520 acres, 1747) 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.

Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 323.--13th August, 1747. Wm. Beverley to John Henderson, £25.9.9; 520 acres in Beverley Manor on a branch of Lewis Creek; line of James McCurkle's land. Witnessed and proved as above.

Disposition of Land from Chalkley's

  • Page 198, 21 May 1771 John Henderson & Jean to Joseph Henderson, 520 acres, Beverley Manor, branch of Lewis Creek; corner to James McCorkle Cf. Chalkley

Will Abstract

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Page 476.--28th February. 1776. John Henderson's will, of County and Parish of Botetourt, joiner--To wife, Jean, and 10 children; to son, John, the tract said John, Jr., lives on; to son, Jones Henderson, to son-in-law, Robert Ritchey, executors. Teste: John and Robert Henderson. Codicil, 1st April, 1783. Appoints wife Jean as one of the executors. Proved, 16th August, 1785, by Robert and John McCutchen. Jones Henderson qualifies.
  1. Chalkley, Lyman. Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish settlement in Virginia: Extracted from the Original Court Records of Augusta County, 1745-1800. (Rosslyn, Virginia: The Commonwealth Printing Company, 1912-1913 in Three Volumes).