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Land Taxes, Raleigh County, 1872 – 1878

Year
Name, District, Area, Acres, Bearing From Courthouse, Notes. Page

1872
Alexander Cantley, Marsh Fork, Marsh Fork Waters, 100, NW 22, In Fee. (p. 20)
Hamilton Harper, Clear Fork, Middle Fork of Sand Lick, 271, SW 10, Increased and Transferred from Trap Hill. (p. 24)

1873
Phillip Wikle, Clear Fork, Sand Lick, 65, [unreadable], Transferred by [unreadable] wife, et al. (p. 32)

1875
Alexander Cantley, Marsh Fork, Dry Creek Waters, 65, W 22. (p. 37)
Phillip Wikle, Clear Fork, Sand Lick, 65, NW 14. (p. 35)

1876
Alexander Cantley, Marsh Fork, Dry Creek Waters, 55, W 22. (no page)
Alexander Cantley, Marsh Fork, Marsh Fork Waters, 20, W 25. (no page)
Phillip Wikle, Clear Fork, Sand Lick, 65, NW 14. (no page)

1877
Alexander Cantley, Marsh Fork, Marsh Fork, 35, W 22. (p. 29)
Alexander Cantley, Marsh Fork, Marsh Waters, 20, W 25. (p. 29)
Mary J. Atha, Clear Fork, Waters of Sand Lick, 134, NW 10. P. 33.
Jackson [Phillip] Wikle’s Heirs, Clear Fork, Sand Lick, 65, NW 14. (p. 39)

1878
Phillip Wikle’s Heirs, Clear Fork, Sand Lick, 65, NW 14. (p. 32)
Alexander Cantley, Marsh Fork, Marsh Fork, 35, W 22. (p. 33)
Alexander Cantley, Marsh Fork, Marsh Waters, 20, W 25. (p. 33)


Source: West Virginia Land Tax Lists, 1782-1900, Raleigh County, microfilm reel 337, Library of Virginia, Richmond.

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Indenture (Land Sales), Augusta County, 1797

This Indenture made the 10th day of June one Thousand seven hundred and ninety seven between James Curry and Rebekah his wife of the County of Bourbon Kentucky of the one part and George Weigle of the county of Augusta & State of Virginia of the other part Sheweth that whereas the said James Curry by his letter of attorney having date the 19th day of August 1794 did constitute and appoint his son James Curry of the County of Rockingham his heir and lawful attorney to bring Suits, Collect Debts, give discharges, make conveyances, &c. Now This Indenture Witnesseth that the said James Curry for and in consideration of the sum of Three hundred pounds Virginia money to them the said James Curry Senr and the said James Curry attorney in fact in hand paid the Receipt whereof the said James Curry Senr by his attorney aforesaid doth hereby acknowledge, hath granted, bargained and sold and by these presents doth grant bargain sell Alien and confirm unto the said George Weigle and his heirs the following Tracts or parcels of land lying and being in the County of Augusta aforesaid. Viz the first containing one hundred and seventy acres lies on Thorny Branch and is bounded as follows     Beginning at a white oak corner to Benjamin Copelands (now Waddels land) and running thence North twenty degrees West one hundred poles crossing the branch to two Hiccorys and a white oak North seventy degrees East forty four poles to a black oak North twenty degrees west sixty poles to two pines West sixty two poles to a pine South thirty five degrees West two hundred and forty poles to a black oak south thirty degrees East fifty four poles crossing the branch to two pines on Copeland’s line and with said line North seventy degrees East two hundred poles to the Beginning and was conveyed to the said James Curry by Edward E[?] and Mary his wife by their deed of Bargain & sale dated 18th March 1777 as will appear in the records of the County Court of Augusta reference thereto being had the second contains sixty nine acres lying on the north west side of the preceding tract joining Thomas Waddels land and bound as follows     Beginning at a double white oak and running thence North Eighty Degrees West fifty six poles to a pine Robert Law’s corner South Eighty eight degrees West fifty two poles to two pines near said Law’s corner South thirteen degrees East Eighty poles to a large white oak and two black saplins South sixty degrees West sixty four poles to a white oak South thirty three degrees West thirty two poles to two white oak saplins by a branch South 68 & ½ degrees West forty two poles to two white oaks across said branch South fifty seven degrees East seventy two poles to two pines Thomas Waddel’s corner and North thirty seven degrees east two hundred twenty six poles to the Beginning and was granted by patent to the said James Curry [?] Feb 1st 1781 The Third contains [unreadable] Acres joins the first mentioned Tract and [several more unreadable words] and Robert Law and is bounded as follows            Beginning a black oak his corner thence North sixty degrees East twenty poles to a white oak and Jane Bing’s corner North 16 [degrees] West thirty one poles to a white oak and a pine on a draft South 88 [degrees] East 33 poles to two white and a black oak sapling North 15 [degrees] West 15 poles to two white oaks and a pine sapling on Piercy’s line North 86 [degrees] West 62 poles to two black oak saplings on Law’s line thence with said Curry’s line South 24 [degrees] East 61 poles to the Beginning to have and to hold the aforesaid Tracts of land as above described together with the appurtenances to the sole use and [?] of him the said George Weigle and of his Heirs and assigns forever and the said James Curry and Rebekah his wife for themselves and their Heirs the said Tract of land unto the said George Weigle and his Heirs against the claim or demands of all persons whatsoever do and by these presents will forever warrant and defend     In Witness whereof the said James Curry Jr Attorney in fact of aforesaid hath hereunto subscribed the names of the said James Curry & wife and affixed their seals the day & year first above written

Signed sealed & acknowledged
In presence of                                 James Curry {seal}
Saml Clarke                                  Rebekah Curry {seal}
Jno [McClenarhan?] Jr
Jas [?]wight

At a Court held for Augusta County October the 17 1797 This Indentures of Bargain and sale between James Curry and Rebekah his wife by James Curry their attorney in fact of the one part, and George Weigle of the other part was proved by the oaths of Samuel Clarke John [McClenarhan?] & James [?]wight the Witnesses thereto & ordered to be recorded.


Source: Augusta County Virginia Deed Book 29:241-243, LVA microfilm reel 13, Library of Virginia, Richmond.

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Deed, Augusta County, 1792

19 June 1792

George and Elizabeth Weigle of Augusta County, Virginia to George Phyfer of the same

“in consideration of the sum of thirty three pounds current money of Virginia”

a parcel of land containing 10 ½ acres, part of a tract of 183 acres first granted to John Finley 1 December 1740, lying in the county of Augusta on a small branch of the Middle River.

Beginning at a white oak patent corner, running thence:
S65d W82p to a white oak on Michael Hogshead’s line
S65d E55p to a stake the old corner
N25d E63p to the Beginning


Source: Augusta County, Virginia Deed Book 27:329 -331, LVA microfilm reel 12, Library of Virginia, Richmond.

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Deed, Augusta County, 1792

[in left margin of page]
Weigle to Shirey
Delivered to Michl Shirely [sic]
23rd Nov 1793

This Indenture made the 19th day of June
in the year of our Lord God One thousand seven hundred
and ninety two Between George Weigle and Elizabeth
his wife
of the county of Augusta and State of Virginia
of the one part, and Michael Shirey of the county
and state aforesaid of the other part Witnesseth
That the said George & Elizabeth Weigle for and in
consideration of the sum of Two hundred pounds
current money of Virginia to them in hand paid by
by [repeated word] the said Michael Shirey the Receipt whereof
is hereby acknowledged: thence the said George
& Elizabeth Wheigle hath granted bargained sold [torn section]
and by these presents doth grant bargain [torn section]
said Michael Weigle Shirey [torn section]
heirs and assigns for ever one certain
parcel of land containing one hundred
acres lying & being in the County of Augusta [torn section]
River called Finleys [torn section]
acres of said land being [torn section]
Hundred and Eighty acres first granted [torn section]
Finley by patent dated the first day of ^ December September
One Thousand Seven hundred and Forty and by
several conveyances became the property of the said
Weigle the other five acres being part of a Tract of
Eighty three acres granted to the said George Weigle
the 8th day March 1790 And bounded as follows
to wit Beginning at a white oak his old corner
and thence South sixty five degrees West Eighty
two poles to a white Oak on the patent Line and
with the same North sixty five degrees west two
hundred and twenty poles to two blacks Oaks
the old patent corner thence North twenty five
Degrees East Twenty Seven poles to a black oak
and Locust on said patent line thence North
Eighty two degrees East Eighty two poles to a black
Oak south Sixty Seven & a half Degrees East One hundred
hundred [repeated word] and Seventy two poles to a hickory &
White Oak saplins on the young patent line &
with the same south seventeen degrees East four
poles to a white oak and black oak saplins said
patent corner thence South forty degrees East thirty
four poles to the beginning – Together with all the
appurtenances thereunto belonging To have and
to hold the lands hereby conveyed and all and singular
the premises hereby granted with the appurtenances
unto the said Michael Shiry his heirs and assigns
forever the only proper use and behoof of him the
said Michael Shirey and of his heirs and assigns forever
and the said George & Elizabeth Weigle for themselves their
Heirs Executors & administrators doth covenant and
assign by these presents that the said Tract of Land
with its appurtenances unto the said Michael Shirey his
heirs & assigns from the claim or demand of them the
said George and Elizabeth Weigle or any other person or
persons whatsoever shall & will warrant and forever
Defend by these presents. In Witness whereof the said George
& Elizabeth Weigle hath here unto set their hands & seals the
Day and year first above written.

At a Court held for Augusta }               George Weigle {seal}
County June 19th 1792        }                              her
                                                           Elizabeth X Weigle {seal}
                                                                           mark

George Weigle and Elizabeth his wife she being first prively ex-
amined as the Law directs acknowledges this their Deed to George
Phifer
1 which is ordered to be recorded.
                                               Teste


Source: Augusta County Virginia Deed Book 27:312-314, LVA microfilm reel 12, Library of Virginia, Richmond.

1 The clerk copying the original deed into the court book erroneously wrote George Phifer instead of Michael Shirey in the concluding text. The Weigles also executed a deed of bargain and sale to George Phifer on the same date. The clerk appears to have transposed the name.

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Executor’s Bond, Augusta County, 1815

Augusta County, Virginia
24 July 1815
John Michael and John Kerekoff for $600 undertake the obligation to administer the will of George Weigel.

Signed by John Michael, marked by John Kerekoff.


Source: Augusta County Executor’s and Administrator’s Bonds 1812 – 1816 [unpaged],
LVA microfilm reel 103, Library of Virginia, Richmond.

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Will, Augusta County, 1774

In the name of God amen I James Clark of the County of Agust [Augusta] and Colony of Virginia being sick of Body but of perfect Judgementt and Memory do appoint this to be my last Will and Testament in the Way and Mannor following and first I comit my Body to the Earth to be buried decently at the discretion of my Executors hereafter named & my soul to God who gave it fully persuaded of a General resurrection and as touching my worldly Estate I apont [appoint] that all debts & funeral Charges be firs paid and that all the remainder of my Estat be divided in the following Manor Item I give and bequeath to my Daughter Jean Clark elate two shillings starlin I give likewise to my daughter Elizabeth Regh two shillings star and likewise my daughter Sarah Clark elate two shillings star & likewise to my son John two shillings star and likewise to my son James two shillings star and likewise to my son William’s heir five shillings starling and to my Daughter Ane Dinlap two shillings star and to my son Alexander two shillings star and to my son Samuel two shillings starling and to my son Robert two shillings star and to my daughter Margret two shillings starling and all the remainder of my estate both money and Goods I Leave to my well beloved Wife for her support and at her disposal and I do hereby Constitute Ordain and appoint my well beloved son William Regh and my well beloved Wife Elizabeth to Executors of this my Last will and Testament and doth Revoke disanull and make void all former Wills Gifts Legacies maid or done by me and do Ratify and Confirm this to be my Last will and Testament Given under my hand and seal this 20th day of Agust and in the year of our Lord 1774

Signed Sealed in
the presents of                            his
James McCleerey               James X Clark           {seal}
John McCleerey                           mark
Jas Ewing

At a Court held for Augusta County March the 19th 1778
       This Last Will and Testament of James Clark decd was
Proved by the Oaths of James McCreerey and James Ewing two of
the Witnesses therein and Ordered to be Recorded and on the
motion of the Executors therein named who made Oath
according to Law Certificate for obtaining a Probat thereof in
due form is Granted them they having with Securitys
entered into and acknowledged their bond according to
Law.


Source: Augusta County Virginia Will Book 6:4 – 5, LVA microfilm reel 44, Library of Virginia, Richmond.

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Deed, Augusta County, 1832

[blank] day of [blank] 1832

John Michael Senr administrator of George Wichel dec’d to Daniel Wichel son of the said George Wichel

“John Michael as administrator and as well as on the part of the other heirs of the said George Wichel decd for 400 pounds . . .”

a parcel of land on the waters of Thorny Branch containing by survey 227 acres & 112 poles adjoining the lands of Rhodes, Messersmith, Philips & Miller

[no names of other heirs listed]


Source: Augusta County Virginia Deed Book 54:223-224, LVA microfilm reel 22, Library of Virginia, Richmond.

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Will, Augusta County, 1781

In the name God Amen I Elisabeth Clark of Augusta County and State of Virginia being sick in body but of perfect sense and memory blessed be God for his mercies I do make this my last Will and Testament Revoking and disannulling all Wills and Testaments heretofor maid by me or in my name first in Prinsable of all I recommend my soul to God who gave it & Body to the Earth to be buried at the discretion of my Executors not doubting but I shall receive the same again at the General Resurrection and as for my Worldly Estate I will and dispose of them in the manner following I first allow my detes and General Expenses to be first paid off my whole Estate as they shall apear to be lawfully due. Imprimus I will and bequeath to my ^beloved Daughter Jean Elliots heirs five Shillings Starling Item I give to my well beloved Elisabeth Reoth one striped wested gown and one sermon book called Guthroy Item I give to my daughter Sara Elliot one Bed gown of caligo and stripd petticoat of Linsey and six pewter plates Item I gave to my daughter Margret Clenkaid one Black gown and book of Ambress work and the rest of my Wearing Cloath & Lingens I appoint equally divided amouns my foar Daughters. Item I gave to my son John Gridle a book calld the method of prayer and I gave up the bonds due to the Estate from him Item I gave to my son James one feather bed one boster one pair blankets one quilt and coverlid. Item I gave to my son Alexander one spoon mold one blanket and my [there seems to be something that was not copied over here] to his Wife Item I gave to my son Samuel one Bible covered with Red Leather one single blanket and a red heifer. Item I will and bequeath to my Williams heirs five Shillings Sterling Item I give to my son Robert my confession of faith and the Remainer of my Whole Estate in Restitution of the Trouble he has and had with me and I do Ordain and Constitute my son Robert Clark and William Reooh to be my whole and sole Executors to manage my whole affairs as it is mentioned in this my last will Testament in Witness whereof I set my hand and seal this 8th day of October 1781

Signed and Sealed in                                 her
the presence of                             Elisabeth X Clark
Charles Donnaly                                        mark
James McCleery
Robert Patterson
George Berry

At a Court held for Augusta County Novr 20th 1781 the last will and Testament of Elisabeth Black [“Clark” is written above the erroneously copied “Black”] decd was proved by the Oaths of John McClery & Geo Berry Two of the Witnesses therto and Ordered to be Recorded and on the motion of Robert Clark one of the Executors therein named who made Oath according to Law Certificate is granted him for obtaining a probat therof in due form he having complied with Law                    Test


Source: Augusta County Virginia Will Book 6:208, microfilm reel 44, Library of Virginia, Richmond.

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