Person:William Draper (17)

William Draper
b.Est 1710
Facts and Events
Name William Draper
Gender Male
Birth? Est 1710
Marriage Bef 19 Jun 1752 Augusta County, Virginiato Jannetje 'Jane' Titus

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


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From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records: (unless otherwise listed)

  • Vol. 1 - 1750-1751 - John Phillips, overseer of road from Massanutten to dry fork of Smith's Creek leading to Augusta Court House, prays to be released and nominates Zebulan Harrison, William McGee and William Draper.
  • Page 370.--27th August, 1751. John Hodge's appraisement, by Wm. Draper, Robert Caldwell, Wm. McGee. Due from John Lee, Robert Caldwell, Nicholas Seahorn.
  • Page 424.--2d February, 1752. Elizabeth Hodge's will--(Executors live at great distance, Gabriel Jones). Lands now in law with Asahel Hodge to be recovered; two youngest sons, Jonathan and Jacob; children, David (eldest); Elizabeth, Ruemia, Rachel, Hannah; eldest son, David, to be apprenticed to Thos. Rees, blacksmith; second son, Jonathan, to be apprenticed to Andrew Bird to learn trade of weaver; youngest son, Jacob, to be bound to Samuel Newman to do laboring work; daughter, Rachel, to be bound to Momas Looker; daughter, Hannah, to be bound to Wm. Draper. Teste: Wm. Draper, Edward Davis, Andrew Bird, Samuel Newman. Proved, 17th June, 1752, by witnesses, except Davis. Gabriel Jones refuses to execute, and administration granted Peter Scholl and Samuel Newman, with surety Thomas Looker.
  • Vol. 1 - JUNE 19, 1752. - (278) Peter Scholl petitions that he is security for Jane Scone on her deceased husband's estate and that she has since intermarried with William Draper--prays counter security.
  • Page 455.--1st September, 1752. Thomas Reese's will. Blacksmith. Wife, Mary, executrix with Andrew Bird. Deed for land bought from Valentine Severe, to be made to wife, Mary, and Andrew Bird. Son, Joseph Reese, infant. Teste: Saml. Newman, Wm. Draper, Ralph Rund. Proved, 15th November, 1752, by all witnesses, and both executors qualify.
  • Page 448.--15th November, 1752. Andrew Bird and Mary Rease's bond as executors of Thomas Rease, with sureties Samuel Newman and Wm. Draper.
  • Vol. 2 - Page 100.--17th June, 1753: Hannah Hodgh, daughter to John and Elizabeth Hodgh, bound to Wm. Draper
  • 7 May 1754, FOB 5, p. 426 - William Draper is appointed Overseer of the Road from from the great Plain to Selsers Mill run where the Road crosseth the same and it is Ordered that all the Tithables from Stoney Creek upwards keep the same in repair according to Law. [Source: Augusta County Road Orders].


Likely related to George Draper, an early settler in Augusta County, Virginia.