Person:Wendel Brecht (1)

Hans Wendel Brecht
b.27 Jul 1721 Germany
d.Jan 1785
m. 17 Aug 1717
  1. Maria Magdelena Brecht1718 - 1719
  2. David Brecht1719 - 1783
  3. Hans Wendel Brecht1721 - 1785
  • HHans Wendel Brecht1721 - 1785
  • W.  Mary Martin (add)
m. abt. 1747
Facts and Events
Name Hans Wendel Brecht
Unknown Hans Wendel Bright
Gender Male
Birth? 27 Jul 1721 Germany
Marriage abt. 1747 Prob. Virginiato Mary Martin (add)
Death? Jan 1785

Hans Weldel Brecht (Bright) was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 356.--20th August, 1771. Thomas Steel and Isabel to Windel Bright, £125, 155 acres in Beverley Manor, corner Brownlee; corner John Steel, devised to Thomas by will of William Smith, dated 3d December, 1756. Delivered: Windle Bright, 30th September, 1773.
  • Page 139.--21st November, 1772. Jacob Lockhart, Sr., to Windle Bright, part of tract Jacob now lives on in Beverley Manor, corner John Kirkpatrick; corner Robert Clark. Delivered: Windle Bright, 18th May, 1775.
  • Page 444.--18th March, 1777. Beverley to Windle Bright. Delivered: Peter Hanger, May Court, 1778.

Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 509.--15th October (?) November (?), 1773. Windle Bright and Elizabeth ( ) to Joseph Thompson, tract bequeathed to Thomas Steel by William Smith, 3d December, 1754.