Person:John Sias (66)

Watchers
John Sias
b.bef. 1706
d.bef. November 1779 Fauquier County, Virginia
  • HJohn SiasBef 1706 - Bef 1779
  • W.  Mary (add)
m. bef. 1726
  1. James Siers, of Fauquier County, VABef 1726 - Bef 1781
  2. Mary SiasBef 1736 -
Facts and Events
Name John Sias
Alt Name John Siers
Alt Name John Cyas
Gender Male
Birth? bef. 1706
Marriage bef. 1726 to Mary (add)
Death[1] bef. November 1779 Fauquier County, Virginia

Early Land Acquisition in Virginia

Acquisition of Land from Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants:

  • E-194: John Siers of Prince William Co, 639 acres in Prince William County on Branch of Broad run of Occaquan. Surv. by Mr. James Thomas the Younger. Adj. Thomas Atwell, Thomas Hogan, Mr. Burges, Brentown Tract. 18 Nov. 1740. # [Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants, 1694-1742, Vol. 1, Gertrude E. Gray, pg. 130].


Will Transcript

John Sias Will, dated 6 September 1773. Wife Mary Sias, "a full and sufficient maintanance out of my estate during her Life or widowhood to be given to her by my Executors as they shall think suitable for her use.
The tract of land now mortgaged to William Carr be the same more or less to Thomas Chapman he paying William Carr's debt due on the said land. Also I give said Thomas Chapman my negro man slave named Sam and the rest of my estate.
To my daughter Mary Hamrick - 5 Pounds.
Exor: Thomas Chapman, William Carr.
Wit: James Muschett, James Gwathin, John Tebbs.
Wills, Inventories, and Accounts. Abstracts of Fauquier County, Virginia 1759-1800. No other child mentioned.
Will proved 22 Nov 1779.

Records in Virginia

  • E-447: Charles Barton son of Valent'e Barton dec'd 639 acres in Prince William Co. on Broad Run of Occaquan. Surv. by Mr. James Thomas the Younger. On Glady Branch, adj. Bradly Garner, Capt. Catesby Cocke, John Siers. 15 Apr. 1742. [Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants, 1694-1742, Vol. 1, Gertrude E. Gray, pg. 143].
  • F-30: Land Grant: Jacob Holtzclaw of Prince William Co., 357 in s'd County. Surv. Mr. George Byrn, On Hungry Run adj. Gibson & Siers, Thomas Barton, Edward Feagan, line of Walker, Holtzclaw's land. 1 Dec. 1742. [Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants, 1742-1775, Vol. 2, Gertrude E. Gray, pg. 2]
  • F-345: Land Grant: Richard Healey of Prince William Co, 402 acres in said Co. Surv. Mr. William West. Adj. John Fishback, John Siers, Richard Healey's other land, Col.l Catesby Cocke, on Br. of Little River. 1 Feb. (25 year George II) [1752]. [Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants, 1742-1775, Vol. 2, Gertrude E. Gray, pg. 20].
  • 1757 Jul 13 -- Simon Miller of Prince William Co VA, survey by William West, 249 acres in Prince William Co VA, beginning at a corner to Jacob Holtsclaw and with his line ... a flat rock his corner ... oaks on the top of a mountain ... chestnut corner to said Holtsclaw ... chestnut on a hillside ... white oak corner to George Roggers ... maple corner to said Roggers and in the line of JOHN CYUS, then with CYUS's line ... hiccory corner to said CYUS... oak on a stony point ... white oak all corners to said JOHN CYUS's land ... oak corner to FISHBACK and said Jacob Holtsclaw, then with their line. [VA NN Grants I, p. 33. (RLC)]
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