Person:Samuel Lapsley (2)

m. ABT 1741
  1. Jean Lapsley1741 - 1797
  2. Joseph Lapsley1742 - 1792
  3. James Lapsley1744 - 1827
  4. Martha Lapsley1746 - Aft 1802
  5. Capt. Samuel LapsleyAbt 1748 - 1786
  6. John Lapsley1753 - 1801
  7. Sarah Lapsley1762 -
m. 3 October 1785
  1. Sarah Woods 'Sally' Lapsley1786 - 1849
Facts and Events
Name Capt. Samuel Lapsley
Gender Male
Birth? Abt. 1748 Prob. Augusta County, Virginia
Marriage 3 October 1785 Lincoln County, Kentuckyto Margaret Irvine
Death? 1786 Fort Pitt, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania[on way home to Virginia while on trip to Kentucky]

Samuel Lapsley was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Revolutionary War Pension Information

Information from “Virginia/West Virginia Genealogical Data from Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Records”, Vol. 3, compiled by Patrick G. Wardell, Lt. Col. U.S. Army Ret. :

Lapsley, Samuel - entered service in Virginia; died 1786 at Fort Pitt (now Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) on way home to Virginia while on trip to Kentucky; married 10/1785 to Margaret Irvin (Marriage Bond 10/2/1785 between soldier & Peggy Irvine), Lincoln County, Kentucky; widow married (2) 6/18/1798 to Reverend John Lyle, Mercer County, Kentucky, who died 7/1825; Sally Woods born 7/29/1786, daughter of soldier & Margaret, granted Bounty Land Warrant #1301 10/29/1792 as his heir-at-law, & she married Mr. Witherspoon; widow children's births by 2nd husband Reverend Lyle: John r. 8/8/1800, Abraham t. 9/9/1801, & Joel Andrew 5/24/1803; widow applied for Pension Fayette County, Kentucky but died there 10/21/1842 before claim sent to Pension Office; son John R. Lyle applied for Pension for her children in 1844 there, & granted; John Lyle (ruling ender of Timber Ridge Church, Rockbridge County, Virginia, born 7/10/1746 there when are in Augusta County, Virginia, & his widow Nora Reid ws born 2/1743, their children's births: Andrew 3/1768, John (2nd husband of Margaret Irvin above) 10/20/1769, Joel 12/19/1774, William 9/19/1779, Martha 10/1781, Jane 5/28/1782 (married Mr. Findlay): widow's son Abraham T. Lyle married 7/1820 Frances H. Hundley, their children's births: John Andrew 10/5/1823 & Joel Irvin 3/10/1826; widow's son John R. Lyle married 1/1/1833 to Sarah M. Irvin. F-W9149, R1524.

Records of Samuel Lapsley in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley's:

  • Page 41.--18th November, 1760. Richard Woods, of Albemarle, merchant, to Peter Wallace, of Augusta, farmer, £60, 195 acres in Forks of James River; cor. in Borden's patent by James Devises Field; cor. Peter Wallace's other land; cor. Richard Woods, gent. Delivered: Cap. Samuel Lapsley, 17th August, 1784.
  • Page 325.--13th July, 1774. John Bowyer and Magdalene, of Botetourt, and Moses Bennett and Mary to Robert Lusk. Teste: Samuel Lapsley, John Lyle, Robert Stuart. Moses Whitesides.