Person:John Perkey (1)

John Perkey
m. abt. 1741
  1. Elizabeth Perkeyabt 1741 -
  2. Jacob PerkeyAbt 1743 - 1809
  3. Ann Perkey1744 - 1786
  4. Mary PurkeyAbt 1745 -
  5. Sarah PerkeyBEF 1747 - BEF 1782
  6. Margaret PerkeyAbt 1747 - BEF 1783
  7. Henry PerkeyAbt 1750 - 1837
  8. John PerkeyAbt 1751 -
m. AFT 1776
Facts and Events
Name John Perkey
Alt Name John Pirkey
Gender Male
Birth? Abt. 1751 Augusta County, Virginia
Marriage AFT 1776 to Sarah Pence

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


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Early Land Acquisition in Virginia

Acquisition of Land in Virginia:

  • Page 167 - Henry and John Perkey, 1,000 acres, Mill Creek, a branch of North River of the Shenandoah, including 350 acres granted by patent to William Williams, the 20 days of June 1743, and one other tract of land containing 200 acres granted to Jacob Stover by patent dated the 13th of December 1788; which lands afterwards become vested in Henry Perkey deceased, who devised the same to the aforesaid Henry and John Perkey. Adjoining William Hook, Shanklin. March 2, 1770. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 60-61].

Records of John Perkey in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Eve Perkey vs. Henry Perkey---O. S. 380; N. S. 139---Will of John Pirkey, of Rockingham. Wife, Sarah; eldest son, Henry; sons, Jacob, John; daughters, Catherine and Sarah (infants); brother, Henry; brother-in-law, John Pence. Dated 30th November, 1794.