Person:William Brown (392)

William Brown, Sr.
d.bef. 19 May 1761 Augusta County, Virginia
  • HWilliam Brown, Sr.Abt 1700 - bef 1761
  • WMary Meadowsabt 1700 -
  1. Sarah BrownAbt 1728 -
  2. William Brown, Jr.1730 - 1809
  3. Dorothy BrownAbt 1732 -
  4. Martha BrownAbt 1734 -
  5. Margaret Brown1749 -
  6. Mary BrownAbt 1750 -
  7. Alexander Brown1761 -
Facts and Events
Name William Brown, Sr.
Gender Male
Birth? Abt. 1700 County Ulster, Ireland
Death[1] bef. 19 May 1761 Augusta County, Virginia[wife Mary named administratrix]

William Brown was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Estate Records

From Chalkley's:

  • Page 26.--19th May, 1761. Mary Brown's bond (with Jno. Collier, James Campbell) as administratrix of William Brown.
  • Vol. 1 - MAY 19, 1761. - (6) Mary Brown qualifies admx. of her decd. husband, William Brown.
  • Page 109.--29th June, 1761. William Brown's estate, appraised by John Summers, Wm. Hall, Jas. Davis.

Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley's:

  • Vol. 1 - MAY 28, 1751. - (574) Road ordered from John Davis's mill to Wood's New Cleared Gap, and John King, with Andrew Erwin, John McGill, Wm. McGill, Robert Fowler, Hugh Campbell, John Erwin, Edward Erwin, Robert Carscaden, Francis Erwin, Edward Erwin, Wm. Frame, Benj. Erwin, Charles Campbell, Robert Campbell, Wm. Brown, Michael Dickey, Robert Brown. Henry Smith, Hugh Diver, Charles Diver, David McCummins, John Davis, Danl. Smith, James Anderson, John Francis, Wm. Alexander, Robert Gamble, Andrew Combe, James Patterson, Francis Brown, Gabriel Pickens, keep it in repair. [Note: this is possibly a record pertaining to this William Brown, living near the Davis and Campbell family, some of which are listed in William's estate records ten years later].
  • Vol. 1 - MARCH 21, 1753. - (415) Joseph Long and James Young, overseers, with Robert Young, Joseph Long, Samuel Gibson, Solomon Whitley, John Collier, William Hall, Gilbert Crawford, George Gibson, John Ruckman, Thomas Burton, Wm. Wadington, Wm. Brown, James Moore, John Hanna, James Huston, Wm. Todd, James Bats, James Todd, James Young, Patrick Young, John Carr and James Campbell--keep the road from Joseph Long's Mill to James Young's Mill, thence to the Great Road on James Thompson's Plantation. [Note: James Campbell listed in this record may be the same one named co-administrator of William's estate and William Hall may be the same one that acted as an appraiser of his estate in 1761].
  1. Chalkley, - Augusta County, Virginia Court Abstracts.