Person:Michael O'Donald (1)

Michael O'Donald
b.bef. 1735
d.BEF MAR 1772
  • HMichael O'Donaldbef 1735 - BEF 1772
  • WMary Unknownest 1738 - BEF 1791
m. bef. 1755
  1. Charles O'Donaldabt 1755 -
  2. Mary O'DonaldEst 1756-1765 -
  3. Margaret O'DonaldEst 1756-1765 -
  4. Unknown O'DonaldEst 1756-1765 -
Facts and Events
Name Michael O'Donald
Alt Name Michael O'Donnell
Gender Male
Birth? bef. 1735
Marriage bef. 1755 to Mary Unknown
Death? BEF MAR 1772

Michael O'Donald was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Estate Records of Michael O'Donald

  • Page 66.--21st November, 1767. Mary O'Donnal's bond (with Jno. Buchanan, Thos. Stewart) as administratrix of Michl. O'Donnal.
  • Vol. 1 - NOVEMBER 21, 1767. - (373) Mary O'Donald qualified admx. of her deceased husband, Michael O'Donald. Appraisers, Isaac White, John McClure, Saml. and Wm. Black.
  • Page 343.--31st October, 1768. Michael O'Donley's estate, appraised by John McClure, Saml. Black, Wm. Black.
  • Vol. 1 - MARCH 20, 1772. - (338) William Campbell, security for Mary Donald (admx. of husband, Michael O'Donald, since intennarried with John Adair), counter security.--Division between the orphans of Michael ordered.
  • Page 9.--20th August, 1772. Thomas Stewart's bond (with George Mathews, David Henderson) as guardian to Charles O'Donald, orphan of Michael O'Donald.
  • Page 109.--17th August, 1773. Walter Davis' bond (with David Henderson, William Scott) as guardian to Mary and Margaret O'Donnell, orphans of Michael O'Donnell.
  • Vol. 1 - AUGUST 20, 1772. - (411) Charles O'Donald, aged 17, orphan of Michael O'Donald, chose Thomas Stuart guardian.
  • Page 475.--17th March, 1773. Recorded. Michael O'Donnel's additional appraisement--Cash from Robert McClinken, Pady Curren, Maley Burbeg, executor of Gerd Coldu.
  • Page 475.--17th March, 1772. Henry McDonald's bond (with Thos. Kinkead, Saml. Kelly) as administrator of Saml. McDonald. (Note: as this was on the same page as the record above, were Henry and Samuel possibly related?)
  • Page 140.--14th August, 1773. Recorded, viz: A list of the first vendue made by Mary O'Donal the first day of November, 1768; also the second vendue; sold to John O'Dair, Robert Richardson; also the third vendue made by Thos. Stewart 1st July, 1772; a list of whabis (?) to prove of Michael O'Donal's estate; Derby Leary's account; list of debts paid by Mary O'Donal; to Smith Williamson, Dorbe Lary, Rose Keening; whiskey for the funeral, £2.2.6; commissioners distribute the balance of the estate among the children, four in number.

Records of Michael O'Donald in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Page 530.--25th August, 1752. John Wilson to Joseph Tees, 400 acres on South River, Shanandore; Beverley Manor line, part of 660 acres deeded to John's father by Joseph Mills, 24th June, 1742. Teste: James Patton, Mary Thompson, Michael O'DonneI, Wm. Thompson, Joseph Love, Wm. Preston.
  • Page 120.--2d January, 1761. William Johnston's will, yeoman, aged about forty years--Daughter, Mary Johnston, 2 years old last June. Executor, Walter Davis. Teste: Wm. Scott, Michl. O'Donnell, John Cunningham, Robt. Cunningham, John Sorel. Proved, 18th May, 1762, by Scott, John Cunningham, and Sorel. Executor qualified, with Thomas Rutledge and Wm. Scott.
  • Vol. 1 - NOVEMBER 19, 1767. - (359) Wm. Tees vs. Michael O'Donald.--Abates by defendant's death.
  • Page 475.--17th March, 1772. Henry McDonald's bond (with Thos. Kinkead, Saml. Kelly) as administrator of Saml. McDonald. (Note: perhaps related to Samuel and Henry? More research necessary).
  • Vol. 1 - MARCH 17, 1772. - (329) Admn. of estate of Samuel McDonald granted his brother, Henry McDonald. (Note: perhaps related to Samuel and Henry? More research necessary).
  • Vol. 1 - MARCH, 1773 (B). - Jas. McClure vs. John Adair and Mary, his wife, late Mary O'Donnell.-- Trespass. Writ 24th August, 1772. For trespass by Mary on 10th February 1771. (Note: Record verifies that Michael's widow married John Adair).
  • Vol. 1 - NOVEMBER 17, 1778. - (376) John O'Dare bound to peace on complaint of his wife, Mary O'Dare. (Note: record of Michael's widow, then married to John Adair).