Person:William Marshall (172)

William Marshall, of Beverley Manor, Augusta County, VA
d.aft 1770
  • HWilliam Marshall, of Beverley Manor, Augusta County, VAabt 1710 - aft 1770
  • WCatherine Rutledgebef 1712 -
m. abt. 1730
Facts and Events
Name William Marshall, of Beverley Manor, Augusta County, VA
Gender Male
Birth? abt. 1710 Poss. Ireland or Pennsylvania
Marriage abt. 1730 prob. Pennsylvaniato Catherine Rutledge
Death? aft 1770

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


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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

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William Marshell's land (Beverley Manor SW, 269 acres, acquired from Robert McCorkle in 1752) as shown on the map meticulously drawn by J.R. Hildebrand, cartographer. This map is copyrighted©, used by permission of John Hildebrand, son of J.R. Hildebrand, April, 2009.

Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 214.--20th May, 1752. Robert McCorkal to William Marshall, 269 acres. Wm. Nutt's Mill Creek of Christian's Creek in Beverley Manor; James Caldwell's line. Teste: Edward Hall, Andrew Cowan, James McCorkall.

Processioning List of 1755

"Processioning" is a periodic walking of property lines between landholders to reach agreement on boundaries between properties. This list shows many of the neighboring landholders in the vicinity of William Marshall's property in 1755 (note George and Thomas Rutledge, brother's in law of William Marshall):

  • Page 139.--By order of Vestry, dated 27th November, 1755, subscribers have processioned all the patroned land within bounds of Cap. Wm. Christian's Company, by Wm. Henderson, Thomas Stuart, viz: For William Scott, present Robert Cunningham, Waltee Davis; for Walter Davis, present Wm. Scott, Robert Cunningham; for Rob. Cunningham; for Thos. Black, present Thos. Rutlidge, Jas. Armstrong; for Wm. Henderson, present Ro. Cunningham, Geo. Caldwell; for Geo. Rutlidge; for John McNutt, present Wm.Marshall; for Wm. Marshall, present Saml. Caldwell; for James Caldwell; for John Coalter; for Wm. Ledgerwood; for Andrew Cowan, present Wm. Carry; for Wm. Carry; for James Moody; for James Wilson; for Robert Wilson; for John Shields; for Thos. Brown; for Rob. Wilson; for Andrew Alexander; for Samuel Blackwood, present Thos. Blackwood; for Thos. Blackwood; for Wm. Karr; for Robert Christian, present; for John Christian; for Wm. Christian; for Jas. Armstrong; for Wm. Armstrong; for James Frame; for Thomas Shields; for Jacob Van Lear; for James Bell; for Gabriel Alexander; for John Black; for Anthony Black; for Wm. Wright; for Jos. Tees (deceased), no one to show lines; for Wm. Long, present Alex. and John Long; for Wm. Long; for John Glass (deceased), no one to show lines; for Samuel Lusk, has no deed; for Samuel McCoule, has no deed; for John Hunter, has no deed; for James Patton (deceased), no one to show lines; for Thomas Stuart; for Edward Hall; for Alex. Thomson.

Processioning List of 1760

  • Page 284.--1760: Processioned by Andrew Russell: For John Hutchison, for Andrew Russell, for Pat. McCallum, for Wm. Marshall, for Andrew Lewis, for John Guin (Grim?), for John Henderson, for John McNutt, for John Thompson, for Col. John Lewis.

Records of William Marshall in Augusta County, VA

  • Page 293.--15th May, 1754. Beverley to John McNutt, £6, 200 acres on north side Christian's Creek in Beverley Manor; Geo. Rutledge's line above mouth John Buchanan's Mill Creek; corner Wm. Marshal on said Mill Creek; James Colewell's line.
  • Page 327.--21st May, 1756. Wm. Rutlidge, Thos. Rutledge, Wm. Marshall, Jean ( ) Rutledge, heirs and legatees of Jno. Rutledge, to James Bell. Receipt for £60 which Bell was required to pay in lieu of land held by Jno. Rutledge and James Bell from Thos. Gilespy.
  • Page 454.--20th March, 1762. John McNutt, weaver, and Catren ( ) to John Attkins, coardwaner, £26, 200 acres on Christian's Creek in Beverley Manor, George Rutledge's line, John Buchanan's Mill Creek; cor. Wm. Marchal, James Caldwell's line.
  • Vol. 1 - MARCH, 1764 (B). Lewis & Robinson vs. Pearis & Co.--Capt. Robert Pearis & Co. to Mr. David Robinson & Co., debtor: 1762, November 9, to 15,113 lbs. beef @ 28/ per hundred, P. C., £211, 11, 7. Contra: 1762, November 9, by George Elder's pay as manager at the slaughter house, 6 days, at 6/; by William Bills, a butcher, 6 days, at 3/9 per day; by William Marshel, assistant butcher, at 1/3 per day; by Stephen Allinger, assistant butcher, at 1/3 per day; by a corporal and four privates, at /6 per day, six days; by cash at Hoit's; by cash at Fort Pitt; by cash paid John Fleming's expenses; by cash paid Thomas Small's expenses; by cash advanced at Staunton. Capt. William Thomson, pay the bearer hereof, Mr. Charles Lewis, the sum of one hundred and thirty-eight pounds, Pennsylvania money, which we stand indebted to him, and place the same to the account of your humble servant. (Signed) Robert Pearis. Test, John Stewart. (Note: possibly referring to a son of this William?)
  • Page 170.--12th January, 1768. William Stewart's will, freeholder--To sister Jane, lands and chattels left to me by my father in the town land of Raffrey, was married to Wm. Marshall; to Ann Stewart, married to Thomas Osborn; to Mary Stewart, married to Andw. Shaw; to Elizabeth Stewart, married to John Patton; to Francis Stewart; to William Stewart, infant, when at age my land on Middle River, formerly owned by James Henderson; to brother John Stewart, executor. Teste: Thomas Stewart, Thomas Thompson, John Petter, Robert Hamilton. Proved, 18th November, 1768, by Thos. Stewart, John Peters. John Stewart qualifies executor, with Thos. Stuart and John Bowyer. (Note: perhaps this is referring to another Wm. Marshall?)
  • Page 524.--23d August, 1770. William Finley to son, John Finley, £53.6.8, 215 acres in Beverley Manor, part of 297 acres laid off for John Finley, Sr part of 892 acres on Shannandore surveyed for John Finnley, Jr., manor line; William Finley's line; Ramsey's line Teste: Wm. Marshal, Wm. Armstrong. Delivered: John Finley, 15th December, 1773.
  • Vol. 1 - NOVEMBER 15, 1774. - (21) William Marshall, vice Joseph Love--Constable.