Person:Zachariah Estill (1)

Zachariah Fortner Estill
b.abt. 1757
  • F.  Estill (add)
m. bef. 1757
  1. Zachariah Fortner Estillabt 1757 - 1832
  2. Mary Ann EstillBef 1768 -
  3. George Estillbef 1776 -
m. 1775
  1. James S. Estleabt 1783 - aft 1840
  2. Sarah EstillEst 1786-1795 -
  3. Pamila EstillEst 1786-1795 -
  4. Elizabeth EstillEst 1786-1795 -
Facts and Events
Name Zachariah Fortner Estill
Gender Male
Birth? abt. 1757
Marriage 1775 Augusta County, Virginiato Rebecca Christian
Death? 1832 Kanawha, Virginia

Zachariah Estill was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Records of Zachariah Estill in Augusta County, VA

U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900

  • 1775 Zachariah Fort Estill Married Rebecca Christian (widdow of John Estill)

From Chalkley's:

  • 1785--May 4, Zachariah Fort Estill and Rebecca Estill, widow of John Estill, deceased; surety, Geo. Hudson.
  • AUGUST 20, 1785. - (233) On motion of Zachary F. Estill, who intermarried with Rebecca Estill, admx. of John Estill, deceased, accounts to be audited.
  • 1786--May 16, Gabriel Pendell and Margaret Williams, daughter of Moses Williams; surety, Zachariah Estill; witnesses, George Hudson, David Williams.
  • 1786--October 17, Joseph Davis and Mary Ann Estill; surety, Zachary Estill; witness, Hugh Campbell.
  • Book 2 - Fee Books of Augusta Court - 1788 - page 79, Zechariah Estill and Rebecca, his wife, administrators of John Estill, deceased.
  • 1789--December 1, John Caldwell and Fanny Davis; surety, Zachariah Estill.
  • Morris vs. Hepburn--O. S. 224; N. S. 79--Bill, 1812. Orator is Edmund Morris of Cabell County. On 7th September, 1782, William Morris and Joseph Childers made an entry in Montgomery County for 400 acres and obtained patent 23d March, 1792. William Morris died testate, devising the land to be sold to pay debts and surplus to be divided between children, viz: William Morris, Carrol Morris, John Morris, Jane Hansford, Catherine Venable, wife of Charles Venable, Cynthia, wife of Isaac Noyes. Childers conveyed to Morris's children and they conveyed the whole to orator. On 9th June, 1807, orator and Zackariah F. Estill made entry in Kenawha, one for 50 acres and one for 360 acres on Mud River; received patents. William Hepburn and John Dundres of Alexandria have set up title to the tracts of land under a patent to Mathew Vaughn. Answer by James Hepburn Dundas; Newton Keene and Nancy Moore, his wife; Thomas Peyton and Sophia Matilde, his wife; Eliza Dundas, William Hepburn Dundas, John Dundas, Thomas Dundas, and Henry Thompson Dundas, heirs and representatives of John Dundas, deceased, the three last by Agness Dundas, their mother. Sworn to in Alexandria, 1814. Answer states the lands are included in a patent to Mathew Vaughn, 27th November, 1787, and conveyed to defendants. Deed 13th June, 1809, by William Morris and Polly, his wife; Carrol Morris and Frances, his wife; John Morris and Polly, his wife; John Hansford and Jane, his wife; Charles Venable and Catherine, his wife; Isaac Noyce and Cynthia, his wife; heirs and legatees of William Morris, deceased, all of Kenawha County, to William McComas of Cabell County, 400 acres at second falls of Mud River in Cabell County, patented to Wm. Morris and Joseph Childers, 23d March, 1792. Recorded in Kenawha, 13th June, 1809. Deed 14th April, 1803, by Fleming Cobbs of County Kenawha, attorney for Joseph Childers of Albemarle County to William Morris et als., heirs of William Morris, deceased. Undivided half of 400 acres above. Will of William Morris of Kenawha County dated 22d October, 1802. Wife, Catharine; daughter, Jane Hansford; Catharine Morris, daughter of son William; son, John Carroll; legatees, John Hansford and Charles Venable; daughter, Cynthia; legatees, Job. Martin. Recorded in Kenawha, April, 1803. Survey of 4,967 acres for Mathew Vaughn. Deed 15th January, 1810, by William McComas and Dicey, his wife, of Cabell County to Edmund Morris, 400 acres above. Recorded in Cabell, 16th January, 1810. Jeremiah Ward, aged 92, deposes in Cabell County, 2d December, 1811. Deed 15th October, 1793, by Mathew Vaughn and Mary, his wife, of Goochland to Hepburn and Dundas, 4,967 acres above. Recorded General Court, 18th November, 1793.

From Road Orders of Montgomery County, Virginia:

  • 4 March 1794, MCOB 8, p. 16 - Ordered that Zachariah Estill be Appd Surveyor of the road in the room of William Davidson & that he with the usual hands keep the Same in repair.