Person:William Trotter (16)

William Trotter
b.22 November 1748 Augusta County, Virginia
d.23 October 1797 Scott County, Kentucky
m. 1744
  1. Joseph Trotter1745 - 1809
  2. William Trotter1748 - 1797
  3. Samuel TrotterABT 1749 - ABT 1798
  4. John Trotterabt 1750 - Bef 1794
  5. James Trotter1753 - 1827
  6. David TrotterABT 1755 - 1802
  7. George Trotter1759 - 1832
  8. Mary TrotterABT 1765 -
  9. Isaac Trotter1766 -
m. 16 September 1771
  1. James Trotter1772 - 1813
Facts and Events
Name William Trotter
Gender Male
Birth? 22 November 1748 Augusta County, Virginia
Marriage 16 September 1771 Augusta County, Virginiato Margaret Nancy Keller
Death? 23 October 1797 Scott County, Kentucky

William Trotter 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 17.--18th May, 1778. James Trotter and Mary to William Trotter. Delivered: William Trotter, 18th March, 1780.

Records of William Trotter in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Vol. 2 - Marriage Bond in Augusta County - 1771-- September 16, William Trotter. (Note: bride's name not listed in record)
  • Vol. 2 - Insolvents and Delinquents, 1785; A. Mustoe's List: Geo. Myers (Big), Greenbrier; James Peerey, Kentucky; Sam'l Trotter, Kentucky; Wm. Workman, Rockbridge; Jacob Carpenter, Chuckey; Geo. Shields, French Broad; Jno. Neil, removed; Edward Erwin, Jr., Greenbrier; Alex. Malcom, Greenbrier; Joseph Moor, Greenbrier; Benj. Moor, Greenbrier; Benj. Moor, Sr., Greenbrier; Sam'l Moor, Greenbrier; Jas. Malcom, Greenbrier; Jno. Handley, Jr., Greenbrier; Robert McCorkle, removed; Isaac Trotter, Thos. McGregory, John Kerr, Rob. Bailey, David Trout; James Muncey, removed; Sam'l Rennox, Rockbridge, Jno. Thompson, Jr., removed; Sam'l Brown, Greenbrier; Andrew Nelson, Greenbrier; Philip Hansdle, runaway; Robert Rayburn, Holston; Sam'l Lambe, Kentucky; Robert Stephen, removed; Wm. Thompson, Penna.; Wm. Brown (taylor), dead; Jno. Brooks, Jr., Ronehoak; Wm. Hert, removed; Geo. Grear, removed; Wm. Levingston, removed; Jno. Stunkard, Wm. Trotter, Jno. Strain, Geo. Lewis, Jacob Cox, David Trout. (Note: Samuel and Isaac Trotter were brothers of William Trotter).