Person:William McGee (25)

William McGee
b.Bef 1730
m. Bef Feb 1751
Facts and Events
Name William McGee
Gender Male
Birth? Bef 1730
Marriage Bef Feb 1751 prob. Augusta County, Virginiato Jean Millsaps

William McGee 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 86.--14th February, 1750-51. Thomas Milsaps, weaver, to Wm. McGee, farmer, where Wm. now lives, Lime Stone Ridge, to a cornerstone planted for that purpose. Teste: Suen Rambo. (Note: Thomas Millsaps was the father-in-law of William McGee).

Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 38.--19th February, 1769. William McGee and Jane ( ) to William McDowel, 160, between the Timber Ridge and Smith's Creek, corner Valentine Sevear, line of Andrew Byrd's land; Borden's line; Thomas Millsap's line, on the side of the Limestone Ridge, 158 acres by patent. Teste: Andrew Byrd, Edward Sampson, Jos. Wat. Peace.

Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • 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 165.--26th June, 1754. Accounts against estate of James Hamilton--To a cryer, 12 pence in the pound; to the corroner, £l, 2, 8. Going to Balhaven for Dunbar's deed. List of proven accounts vs. James Hamilton's estate--Wm. McGee; Jno. Miller, Danl. Cummings, John Dunbar.
  • Page 400.--26th November, 1755. Francis ( ) McCown and Margret ( ) to Jno. Maxwell (delivered Wm. McGee, May, 1764), £65, 250 acres on a branch of Cedar Creek, a branch of James River, at a place called the Timber Plain; cor. Jno. Poage's land; cor. Francis McCown. Teste: Hugh McConwell, Ro. Renick.
  • Page 368.--30th October, 1759. Thomas Millsap's will--To wife, Mary; to sons, Robert and Thomas; to daughters, Elinor and Mary; to daughter, Jean Macgee; to daughter, Elizabeth Dillen; to sons, Joseph and William, Joseph to have "Robbin's Cabin" joining William Carrol. Teste: Andrew Bird, John Phillips. Proved, 20th May. 1760, by the witnesses. Executors qualified, with Mounce Bird, Wm. Magee. (Note: Thomas Millsaps was the father-in-law of William McGee).
  • Page 360.--20th June, 1770. William Milsap (Milsaps) and Anne ( ) to William McDowell, £120, 186 acres on a branch of Smith's Creek, part of 400 acres patented to Thomas Milsaps, 100 acres having been conveyed to William McGee, 114 acres for John Dilling; Benj. Bordens' line; Fairfax's line.