Person:John Pennywhite (1)

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John Pennywhite
b.Bef 1731
d.Aft Dec 1786
  • HJohn PennywhiteBef 1731 - Aft 1786
m. Bef 1751
  1. Jacob Pennywite1751 - 1813
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Name John Pennywhite
Alt Name John Pennywait
Alt Name John Pennywit
Alt Name John Penny
Gender Male
Birth? Bef 1731
Marriage Bef 1751 to
Death? Aft Dec 1786

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

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Early Land Acquisition in Virginia

Acquisition of Land from Northern Neck Warrants & Surveys:

  • John Pennywite, no warrant, survey dated 29 Oct. 1749; 240 acres adj. Michael Henlen. Chain Carriers: Danel Holeman & John Panter. Jacob Powesly present on survey. Surv. George Byrne. [Abstracts of Virginia's Northern Neck Warrants & Surveys, Orange & Augusta Counties, with Tithables, Delinquents, Petitioners, 1730-1754, Volume One, Peggy Smomo Joyner, pg. 30].
  • John Pennywit, 23 Sept. 1749-25 Oct. 1749; 305 acres on Allens Mill Creek where he lives; adj. Riely Moor, Benjamin Allens old grant. Chain Carriers: Riely Moor & William Moor. Danel Holeman present on survey. Surv. George Byrne. [Abstracts of Virginia's Northern Neck Warrants & Surveys, Orange & Augusta Counties, with Tithables, Delinquents, Petitioners, 1730-1754, Volume One, Peggy Smomo Joyner, pg. 30].

Acquisition of Land from Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants:

  • H-211: John Penny of Augusta County, 240 acres in said Co., purchased of Jacob Powsley on Jumping Run. Surv. Mr. George Byrne. Adj. Michael Hinlin. 15 Nov. 1752. [Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants, 1742-1775, Vol. 2, Gertrude E. Gray, pg. 63].


Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley's: [unless listed otherwise]

  • Jacob Powesley, 23 Sept. 1749-28 Oct. 1749; 314 acres on Jumping Run where he lives; adj. John Pennywite, Michael Henlen. Chain Carriers: John Pennywite & Michael Henlen. Daniel Holeman present on survey. Surveyor: George Byrne. [Abstracts of Virginia's Northern Neck Warrants & Surveys, Orange & Augusta Counties, with Tithables, Delinquents, Petitioners, 1730-1754, Volume One, Peggy Smomo Joyner, pg. 30].
  • H-34: Jacob Powesley of Augusta County, 314 acres in said Co. Surv. Mr. George Byrne. On Jumping Run where he lives, adj. John Pennywite, Michael Henlen. 30 Aug. 1751. [Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants, 1742-1775, Vol. 2, Gertrude E. Gray, pg. 53].
  • Jacob Pennywit/Pennywite, 28 Sept. 1753-27 Dec. 1753; 286 acres on North Side of Mill Creek, a branch of North River of Shannandoah; adj. Mr. George Byrne, the said Pennywitz, Richard Morley/Marlin. (Jacob Rowsel mentioned in warrant.) Chain Carriers: Peter Vankeller & George Ghost. Surv. Robert Rutherford. John Pennywit assigned this trace 16 Dec. 1786 "unto my son Jacob Pennewit." Witnesses were George Bird & Philip Wolfenberger. [Abstracts of Virginia's Northern Neck Warrants & Surveys, Orange & Augusta Counties, with Tithables, Delinquents, Petitioners, 1730-1754, Volume One, Peggy Smomo Joyner, pg. 30].
  • Page 343.--10th August, 1753. Jacob Pousel and Barbara to Griffith Thomas. From Fairfax, 30th August, 1753, John Pennywite cor; cor. survey for Michael Henten; Jumping Run, 314 acres. Teste: Thomas Moore.
  • Page 345.--23d November, 1759. George Handy's estate settlement Paid Thos. Ellwick, paid Margaret Caldwell, paid John Pennywait; Turner's tools, chair frames, chairs--no purchaser.