Person:William Sterett (4)

William Sterett
d.BEF 25 MAR 1818 Augusta County, Virginia
m. Abt 1740
  1. Alexander Sterett1738 - 1786
  2. Benjamin SterettABT 1746 -
  3. Elizabeth SterettABT 1748 -
  4. Frances SterettABT 1750 -
  5. William SterettABT 1751 - BEF 1818
  6. John SterettABT 1752 - 1780
  7. Sterett
m. ABT 1776
  1. William Bell SterrettABT 1777 -
  2. Samuel SterrettABT 1779 -
  3. John SterrettABT 1781 -
  4. Henry Sterrett1783 - 1865
  5. David SterrettABT 1785 -
  6. Josiah Baskins SterrettABT 1787 -
Facts and Events
Name William Sterett
Gender Male
Birth? ABT 1751 Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Marriage ABT 1776 to Isabelle McCormick
Death? BEF 25 MAR 1818 Augusta County, Virginia

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


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Will of William Sterrett

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Page 354.--22d April, 1817. William Sterrett's will--Wife, Isabella, to be supported by his sons, James and Josiah Baskins; to son, Samuel; to my son, Alexander Boyd; to son, John; son, Henry; to son, William

Bell, and William's brother, David; to son, David; daughter, Nancy Ritchie (under age, unmarried); Henry McConnick, of Dauphin (?) Co., Penna., is indebted to testator the amount of a legacy left testator by testator's brother-in-law, Wm. McConnick, of said county; this is devised to Joseph Sterrett, who served his time as an apprentice with said Henry McConnick. Executors, wife Isabella and son Samuel. Teste: Jonathan Sherley, W. Clarke. (Plots of Samuel Sterret's land, John Sterret's land, David Sterrett's land.) Proved, 25th March, 1818. Executors refuse; and July Court, 1818, James Sterrett qualifies.