Person:William Gleaves (1)

William Gleaves
b.abt. 1747 Pennsylvania
m. October 1745
  1. Mary Gleaves1746 -
  2. William Gleavesabt 1747 - 1820
  3. Elizabeth Glavesest 1749-1759 -
  4. MIchael Glavesest 1749-1759 -
  5. Esther Gleavesest 1750 - 1839
  6. Matthew Gleavesest 1758 - 1800
m. 3 MAY 1770
  1. Felix Gleaves1770-1780 -
  2. Sarah Gleaves1770-1780 -
  3. Absalom Gleaves1781 - 1834
  4. Elizabeth GleavesBEF 1783 -
  5. Margaret 'Peggy' Gleaves1784 -
Facts and Events
Name William Gleaves
Gender Male
Birth? abt. 1747 Pennsylvania
Marriage 3 MAY 1770 Staunton, Augusta County, Virginiato Elizabeth Turk
Death[1] 1820 Cripple Creek, Wythe County, Virginia

William Gleaves 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 433.--20th August, 1770. John Lewis, of Albemarle, to William Glaves, £40, on South River of Shanando, Joseph Hannah's land, Robert Frazer's survey, 164 acres patented to said Lewis, 21st September, 1762. Teste: Thomas Rodgers, James Kennerley, Jr., Thos. Turk. Delivered: Wm. Glaves, March, 1771.

Records of William Gleaves in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Page 17.--24th September, 1772. Robert Turk's will--To son, Thomas, all estate, executor; to son, James, 1 English shilling. Teste: Charles Teeas, Thomas Turk, Elizabeth Gleave. Proved, 17th November, 1772, by Teas and Turk. Thomas Turk qualifies with John Madison, Jr., John Hind. (Note: William married Robert Turk's daughter Elizabeth).
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