Person:William McDowell (25)

William McDowell
d.bef. 25 March 1806 Augusta County, Virginia
  • HWilliam McDowellabt 1743 - bef 1806
  • WAlice Unknownabt 1749 -
m. abt. 1769
  1. John McDowellabt 1770 -
  2. Mary McDowellabt 1771 -
  3. William McDowellabt 1772 -
  4. Jane McDowellabt 1776 -
  5. Elizabeth McDowellabt 1778 -
  6. Margaret McDowellabt 1780 -
Facts and Events
Name William McDowell
Gender Male
Birth[1] abt. 1743 Augusta County, Virginia
Marriage abt. 1769 Augusta County, Virginiato Alice Unknown
Death[1] bef. 25 March 1806 Augusta County, Virginia

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


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Will of William McDowell

  • Page 40.--7th June, 1800.-- William McDowell's will, of Staunton---To wife, Alice, children and grandchildren; to son, John; grandson, William McDowell; daughter, Mary Swoope; grandson, Wm. Swoope; daughter, Jane Leybourn; son, William; daughter, Elizabeth; daughter, Margaret, lands in Rockingham and Shenandoah to be sold. Executors, son John and Archibald Stuart. Proved, 25th March, 1806. Archibald refuses; John qualifies.

Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Vol. 2 - Marriage Bond - 1790--June 2, Jacob Swoope and Mary McDowell, daughter of Wm. McDowell (consent); witness, Alex. Nelson, Jr.; surety, John McDowell.
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