Thursday, November 15, 2007

Virginia: Washington County

Washington Co., Virginia was formed 1776-1777 from Fincastle and Montgomery Counties

1777 August 26 Jeany Simpson, a poor child, was bound to George Adams (Annals of Southwest Virginia 1769-1800 by Lewis Preston Summers, p. 965)

1779 January 27 David Simpson, grandson of David Kinkead, was mentioned in his grandfather’s will (Annals of Southwest Virginia 1769-1800 by Lewis Preston Summers, p. 1345)

1796 August 16 Samuel Simson purchased 73 acres in Rich Valley on the waters of the North Fork from Michael Fleenor (Annals of Southwest Virginia 1769-1800 by Lewis Preston Summers, p. 1315)

1796 George Simpson and others witnessed the deed of several people to Elizabeth Russell (Annals of Southwest Virginia 1769-1800 by Lewis Preston Summers, p. 1315)

1796 December 17 G. Simpson, Andrew Russell and D. Campbell witnessed a deed from William Greenaway to William King in the town of Abingdon (Annals of Southwest Virginia 1769-1800 by Lewis Preston Summers, p. 1318)

1797 March 15 Isaac Simpson granted license to keep an ordinary in the town of Eversham (Annals of Southwest Virginia 1769-1800 by Lewis Preston Summers, p. 1362)

1798 June 21 Ruthy Simpson and Thomas Burke were married by Charles Cummings (Annals of Southwest Virginia 1769-1800 by Lewis Preston Summers, p. 1258)

1835 September 23 George Simpson of Jackson Co., Tennessee had relatives in Abington, Washington County, Virginia on this date per testimony given in court. (Simpson Families from Albert Carr)

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