William Berry_1

In-Laws of Barbara Berry


Timeline of David Dryden, Sr. and Dorothy ? (Unknown Last Name)


15 Sept 1742549

Virginia’s Colonial Soldiers
The returns of Capt. John McDowel’s delinquents:
John McDowel, Capt. James McDowel, Ephraim McDowel, David Dreden, Alexander McClewr, John Gray, Moses McClure, John McClewr, Halbert McClewr, Samuel McRoberts, Thomas Taylor,
John McKnap, Andrew McKnap, Thomas Whiteside, Moses Whiteside, John Aleson David Bires, Alexander McClure, Patrick McNabb, John Cosier, William Hall, Erwin Patterson Edward Patterson, John Miles, William Miles, Joseph Finey, Michal Finey, James Hardiman Charles Quail, Samuel Wood, William Wood, Richard Wood, Henry Kirkam, Joseph Lapsley, Gilbert Camble, James Camble, Robert Young, Mathew Young, ---- Long, ---- Long, James More, Hugh Cunigham, James Cunigham, John Caree, Francis McCowan, Humphrey Becker, John Peter Saley, Michael Miller, Loromer Moran, John Mathews.

29 Aug. 175021

Augusta County, Virginia Order Book 2, page 429
Eleanor Dryden, dau. of David Dryden

1 May 1747550

Augusta County, Virginia Deed Book 1, page 260
THIS INDENTURE made this twenty first Day of May In the Year of our Lord, One thousand Seven hundred and forty Seven BETWEEN Benjamin Borden of the County of Augusta Gent in the Colony of Virginia, eldest sone and heir at Law and also one of the Executors of the last will and Testament of Benjamin Borden, late of Orange County Gent deceased of the one part and David Dryden, Taylor, of the aforesaid County in the Colony aforesaid of the other part. WHEREAS the said Benjamin Borden the Testator in his lifetime was seized in his demesne as of fee of and in Several Tracts and parcels of Land Situate lying and being in the Colony of Virginia aforesaid as also of some lands and Tenements in New Jersey and being so thereof seized made his Last will and Testament in writing bearing date the third day of April one thousand seven hundred and forty two and therein and thereby among other things did declare it to be his will that all Lands and Estate that all Lands and Estate that he had in New Jersey should be sold and all his Land at Bul--?-- and his land on Smith Creek and North Shenadoe and all his enties everywhere and all his Lands on the Waters of James River and all the rest of his Lands should be sold excepting five thousand acres of Land that is all good and except the Land he then lived on and did confirm and appoint his wife Zeruiah Executrix and his son the said Benjamin Borden and his son in law William Fernley Executors of his said will and to execute Deeds for the Lands he had sold and had by his said will ordered tobe sold as by his said will duly proved and remaining of record in the said County Court of Frederick relation being th----?-- --?- may more fully and at Large ---?--- and whereas the said William Fermley hath failed to prove the will or act as an Executor and the said Zeruiah hath refused to act as Executrix and whereas the said Testator in his Lifetime had agreed to sell and convey the fee simple estate of and one hundred and thirty acres two roos & fourteen poles of land bying and being in that part of Orange County comonly called Augusta, in the colony aforesaid unto the said David Dryden for and in Consideraiton of the sum of three pounds sixteen shillings Current Money of Virginia to him in hand paid by the said David Dryden and Land is part of a large tract of ninety two thousand one hundred acres granted the said Testator by patent bearing date November the Sixth in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and thirty nine as relation being thor---?-- had may more fully and at large appear and is bounded as followeth viz: BEGINNING at a black walnutt in a Line of John Pattisons land near the side of a small branch and runneth thence South 62 degr.s West 120 poles crossing said Branch to a Stake in a naked piece of land corner to William Bashiers land thence with his line S 40 East 78 poles to a poplar & S GE 140 poles to a large white oak corner to John Pattisons land thence with his line N 40 E 105 poles to a white oak thence North 20 E 78 poles to a black oak th N 28 W 115 poles to the BEGINNING NOW THIS INDENTURE WITNESSETH that the said Benjamin Borden for and in consideration and of the sum of three pounds sixteen shillings currt Money of Virginia to him in hand paid by the said David Dryden the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged Hath given granted, bargained Sold, Aliened Released and Confirmed and By these presents doth give grant barain Sell Alien release and Confirm unto him the said David Dryden his heirs and assigns forever all the Estate Right title Claim and Demand of him the said Benjamin Borden, his heirs and assignes of in or to the said 130 acres 2 rood & 14 poles of Land and the premeses with the appurtenances and the Reversion and Reversions Remainder and Remainers and every part and parcell thereof; together with all houses Gardens Orchards Woods Underwoods Swamps Marshes Low grownds Meadows footings within the said bounds and the Rivers Waters Watercourses therein contained and all other pro--?-- the Comodities and Hereditaments shall forever to the said 130 acres 2 rood & 14 poles of Land belonging or in any wise apportaining TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the said 130 acres 2 rood & 14 poles of Land and all other the before granted bargained and Sold premeses and every part thereof with their and every of their Appurtenances to only proper Use and Behoof of him the said David Dryden his heirs and Assigns forever in as Large and ----?-- manner as is intended by the said Will And the Said Benjamin Borden for benefit his heirs and assigns doth Covenant promiss and argree to and with the said David Dryden his heirs and Assigns that the said David Dryden his heirs and Assigns shall forever hereafter have hold Use Occupy possess and enjoy the said 130 Acres 2 rood & 14 poles of Land and promises with the appurtenances free and clear and frely and Clearly acquitted and discharged of and from all and all Mannor of person or persons whatsoever The Quitrents for the promises to become --?-- excepted and foreprized And Lastly it is further Covenanted and agreed by and between the parties -----?--- p----?-- that the said Benjamin Borden and his heirs the said 130 Acres 2 rood & 14 poles of Land and premises with the Appurtenances unto the said David Dryden his heirs and assigns Shall and will warrant and forever defend by these presents IN WITNESS whereof the said Benjamin Borden hath hereunto set his hand and Seal the day and year first above written
Benj.m Borden (seal)
Sealed & Delivered
in presence of
L. Bramharm[?] Jun.
Tho. Gordon
John Finley
At a Court continued and held for Augusta County the xxi day of May 1747
Benjamin Borden Executor of the Last Will and Testament of Benj.m Borden Gent in open Court acknowledges this his Deed for Land Indented to David Dryden which on his motion is admitted to record.
Test John Madison C Cur.

18 May 174721

Augusta County, Virginia Will Book 1, page 79
Nathl. Steel qualifies guardian of Rebecca Steel. orphan of David Steel, with sureties David Dryden and Moses Steel. Rebecca chose her guardian.


Augusta County, Virginia Delinquents, Administrators Bonds, page 413
David Dryden, Constable

29 Aug. 175021

Augusta County, Virginia Deed Book 2, page 842
John McNabb to Baptist McNabb, 218 acres in Borden's tract, sold by Borden to John Patterson, and by Patterson to Jno. McNabb, 25th September, 1742, on Mill Cr.; corner David Dryden; corner Arthur McClure.
Teste: David Dryden, Chas. Campbell, Francis Beatey.

28 May 175121

Augusta County, Virginia Deed Book 3, page 404
Arthur McClure and Frances, to Robert Allison. 254 acres of Benj. Borden's 92,100; John McNabb, on Mill Creek; corner John McNabb, James Thompson's land; corner David Dryden; corner John Stevenson.

15 June 175121

Augusta County, Virginia Deed Book 3, page 396
John McClure and Catherine, to Nathan McClure, 4 1/2 acres, North Br. of James, where Jno. now lives, Pessimmon tree.
Teste: James Thompson, David Dryden, Alexander McClure.

15 June 175121

Augusta County, Virginia Deed Book 3, page 400
James Moore and Jean, to Nathan McClure, 160 acres, No. Br. James; corner Francis Allison.
Teste: James Thompson, David Dryden, Alexander McClure.

20 Dec. 175221

Augusta County, Virginia Will Book 1, page 472
William Jamison's will. Wife, Sarah, executrix. Eldest son, John; 237 acres on Jackson River. Sons, George and Andrew. Son, William.
Teste: Saml. Hodge, Thos. Gillham. 21st March, 1753, proved by both witnesses, and Sarah qualified, with sureties David Dryden, Robert Armstrong.

Aug. 1753369,402

New Providence Church 1746 – 1996, A History, History of Rockbridge County, Virginia
Congregations of New Providence and Timber Ridge Presbyterian Churches Petition Signers for Reverend John Brown
Archibald Alexander, Francis Allison, Robert Allison, Francis Beaty, Charles Berry, Thomas Berry, William Berry, Magdalena Borden, Samuel Buchanan, William Caruthers, James Coulter, Robert Coulton, Samuel Davis, William Davis, John Davison, John Douglass, David Dryden, Thomas Dryden, Samuel Dunlap, James Eakin, Walter Eakin, John Edmiston, James Edmiston, William Edmiston, Andrew Fitzpatrick, Robert Gamble, Edward Gaor, Jacob Gray, Samuel Gray, William Gray, James Greenlee, William Hamilton, John Hawely, John Handley, Joseph Hay, Samuel Hay(s), Edmund Hearken, George Henderson, Robert Henry, Thomas Hill, John Houston Sr., John Houston Jr., Matthew Houston, Robert Houston, Samuel Houston, Joseph Kennedy, John Kerr, John Keys, Rodger Keys, Robert Kirkpatrick, William Lockridge, John Logan, John Lowry, John Lusk, James Lusk, William Lusk, Daniel Lyle, John Lyle, Matthew Lyle, Samuel Lyle, John Macky, Agnes Martin, Charles McAnelly, Edward McColgan, James McClung, James McClung Jr., widow McClung, Alexander McCluer, Nathaniel McCluer, Halbert McCluer, John McCrosky Sr., John McCrosky Jr., Alexander McCrosky, Samuel McCutchen, Samuel McDowell, Neal McGlister, Thomas McMurry, Baptist McNabb, John McNabb, Thomas McSpeden, Alexander Miller, John Mitchell, John Montgomery, Alexander Moore, John Moore, James Moore, John Patton, Samuel Paxton, Thomas Paxton, Nathan Peoples, Patrick Porter, Robert Reagh, William Reagh, Robert Robertson, James Robinson John, Robinson, Matthew Robinson, William Robinson, John Roseman, David Sayer, John Shields, John Smiley, William Smith, Widow Smith, John Sprowl, Andrew Steele, Samuel Steele, John Stuart, James Thompson, James Trimble, Moses Trimble, Alexander Walker, Alexander Walker, James Walker, John Walker, John Wardlaw, William Wardlaw, Robert Weir, Moses Whiteside, William Whiteside, Ann Wilson, John Winiston

15 May 175421

Augusta County, Virginia Will Book 2, page 42
Saml. McClure's bond as guardian (appointed) to Halbert McClure, orphan of Jno. McClure, with sureties Richd. Woods, David Dryden.


Augusta County, Virginia Parish Vestry Book, page 151
David Dryden and Wm. Hall processioned as follows, viz: For Moses McClure, for Alex. McClure, for Ro. Allison, for Moses Trimble, for Robert Huston, for Samuel Lyle, for David Dryden, for Archd. Alexander, for Thos. McSpadden, for Mathew Lyle, for Thomas Paxton, for George Stevenson, for Robert Allison, for Thos. Paxton, Joyner; for Isaac Taylor; for Jno. Davison, for Jno. Robison, for Reynolds's Orphans, for Nathaniel McClure, for William Hall, for Wm. Caruthers, for Samuel Gray, for John Maky, for Baptist McKnab, for Jno. Lowery, for Widow McCleary, for Thos. Paxton, for Moses Whiteside, for John Stevenson, for Wm. Lusk, for John Allison, for Jno. Dule (Lyle?), for John McClure, for Moses McClure, for Danill Dyle (Lyle?).


Augusta County, Virginia Parish Vestry Book, page 160
Robert Young and James Davis, on north east side of Buffelow Creek and up the North River to the Mountain. Abraham Brown and William Holdman, on north east side Buffelow Creek below Wagon Road, thence down the North River to mouth of South River, thence, crossing North River, and down the same to mouth of Buffelow. David Dryden and River William Hall, in Cap. Joseph Kennedy's Company. Andrew Hays and Jacob Anderson, in Captain Joseph Culton's Company.

19 Feb. 175621

Augusta County, Virginia Deed Book 7, page 317
Nathan McClure to Alexander McClure, 38, 166 1/2 acres on North Branch of James. Cor. Jno. McClure; cor. Francis Allison.
Teste: David Dryden.
Delivered: Alexander McClure, June, 1778.


Augusta County, Virginia Parish Vestry Book, page 286
Processioned by Samuel Lyle, Wm. Lusk: For Andrew Hall, for David Dryden, for Baptis McNab, for James Thompson, for Nathaniel McClure, for Alex. McClure, for Robert Allison, for Moses McClure, for Wm. Ramsey, for Samuel Lyle, for Reynold's Orphans, for Moses McClure, for John McClure, for Wm. Caruthers, for Thomas Paxton, for Samuel Paxton, for Nathan Peoples, for Robert Allison, for John White, for Archibald Alexander, for Robert Teris (Tevis?), for Thomas McSpadden, for Samuel Gray, for John Maky, for Moses Trimble, for John Maky, for Isaac Taylor, for John Davison, for Moses Whitesides, for Samuel McCroskrey, for Daniel Lyle, for Wm. Lusk, for John Lowrey.

5 Feb. 1761551

Augusta County, Virginia Will Book 3, page 18
IN THE NAME OF GOD AMEN, the fifth day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and sixty one I, Nathaniel McClure of the County of Augusta being sick and weak of Body but of perfect Mind and Memory thanks be to God therefore and calling to mind my mortality knowing that it is appointed of all men once to die do make and ordain this my last wil and testament-first of all I recommend my soul to God that gave it to me and my Body to the dust to be decently buried at the discretion of my Executors not doubting but at the Resurrection I shall receive the same again by the Mighty Power of God and for such worldly Estate as it has pleased God to bless me with, I give dispose and bequeath of the same in manner and form following: First I order my just debts and funeral charges be paid by my Executors. Imprimis I give and bequeath unto Mary my beloved wife one third part of all my moveable Estate and her living on my Plantation during her life with my children. Item I give and bequeath unto my oldest son Halbert Ten pounds currency for to cure his sore leg over and above his proportion of my Estate. Item I give and bequeath unto my sons James and Nathaniel McClure the Plantation I now live on to be equally divided betwixed them as they can agree and do further order that my said two sons maintain their Mother and their Young Brothers and Sisters on the said place during their Mother's life and till the children be fit to be put to trades and if is shall happen that my said two sons and their Mother cannot agree to live on said place, I order that said place be sold and be equally divided amongst them (Viz) that the price of said place with the rest of my Estate to be equally divided amongst the said James and Nathaniel McClure and my other children which shall be hereafter mentioned. Item I give and bequeath unto my two sons over and above the Plantation, four horses and mares, their choice of any belonging to my Estate as my Executors shall think fit-to-work the said Plantation together with all the ploughs and tacklings, axes, mauls, wedges, mattocks and other utensils of husbandry belonging to the said place. Item I give and bequeath unto my wife her riding mare and sadle over and above her third part of my Estate. Item I bequeath the remainder of my Estate to be equally divided by my Executors amoungst the rest of my children-Viz: Halbert, Mary, Alexander, Hanah, Thomas, Margaret, Dorothy and Moses McClure and each of them to have an equal share as above excepting what is excepted above and further do order that my young ones be put to trade as soon as the Executors that they are fit and ___ Lastly I order, constitute and Appoint Alexander McClure and Moses McClure with Arch.d. Alexander Executors of this my last will and Testament hereby revoking disanulling and making void all other wills and Testaments, Legacies Executors by me made heretofore confirming and ratifying this as my last will and Testament Published and pronounced in the presence of before sealing and subscribing the said will I order Eight pounds to be kept of the whole Estate before any division be made to pay for the Education of my four youngest children. Nathaniel McClure (his mark) Seal
David Dryden
Hannah Allison (her mark)

19 May 1761551

Augusta County, Virginia Will Book 3
At a court held for Augusta County
This last will and testament of Nathaniel McClure being produced in Court was proved by the oaths of David Dryden, William Carleton two of the witnesses thereto and admitted to Record and Alexander McClure, Moses McClure and Arch.d. Alexander the Executors named in the said will refusing to take upon them the burden of the Execution thereof administration of the said Decdent's Estate with the will annexed is granted to Mary McClure wife of the Decedent who with John Allison, Samuel McClure and Baptist McNab, her securities entered into bond according to the faithful administrations thereof.

20 May 176221,551

Augusta County, Virginia Will Book 3, page 154
Settlement of Stophel White's estate by Jacob Anderson, recorded--Funeral charges, viz: 1 shirt, 1, 0, 0; muslin for a cale, 5, 0; 1 sheet, 5 yds., 17, 6; 7 3/4 gallons liquor, 1, 3, 3; 6 lbs. cheese, 3.9; bords and cofen and nails; 13, 6; 1 1/2 bu. flour (75 lbs.), 7, 3; 6 lbs. for shortening for said bisket, 0, 3, 5; vendue liquor, 2 gals., 1 pt., 6, 4 1/2. Paid James Arbuckle, David Galloway. Stophel White's vendue, sold to viz: David Drein, Jacob Anderson, Alex. Miller, Isaac Anderson, Marion Crawford, Alex. Telford, David Dryden, Baptist McNabb, David Telford.

18 Nov. 176221

Augusta County, Virginia Will Book 3, page 196
Joseph Walker and Isabella Young's settlement of estate of Patrick Young. Recorded. Paid John Law, Jno. Taylor, Thos. Stuart, Jno. Hall and Saml. McMurty, James Todd, Gilbert Crawford, Stephen Orson, Jno. Hickman, David Dryden, Hugh Cunningham, Ro. McElhenny, Wm. Hall. Sale bill to Jno. Collier, Jas. Davis, Andrew Hall, Jas. O'Bryan, Saml. McMurty, Geo. Gibson, Isabella Young.

23 June176321

Augusta County, Virginia Will Book 3, page 270
Robt. Bratton's settlement of estate of James Dunlap, approved and recorded--Paid Hugh Wardlaw, Ro. Lusk, Lettice Breckinridge, Joseph Wahob (Wauchut), Jas. Simpson, Thos. Gillespy, Jos. Mays, Henry Cartmill, James Means, David Dryden, Jas. Burnsides, Thos. Vance, Archd. Clendenning, Lawrence Huntsman, Thos. Thompson, John Low. Received from Capt. Christian, being arrears due Capt. Dunlap. Received from Capt. Hog, due for pay. Received from George Jameson. Received from Capt. Hog, account of James Ramsey.

17 Oct. 176321

Augusta County, Virginia Will Book 7, page 294
William Adair’s Will-- Daughter, Sarah Keys; to Roger Keys; to John Keys; to Saml Keys; to Benj. Keys; to Sarah Keys; to Margaret Keys; to Wm. Wilson, Ann Poage, Nancy Wilson, the note of James Park, the due by David Dredan; to Alex. McMolan; to Wm. McMolan; to William Wolson; to Ann Poage and Easter McMolan Poage, Ann Poage Baxter; to John Rays, whom I appoint executor.
Executors, Roger Keys.
Teste: John Paul, Sarah Keys, Margt. Keys.
Proved 15th November 1763 by the witnesses.
Executor qualified with John Paul.

2 June 1772543

Augusta County, Virginia Will Book 4, pages 521 - 524
In the name of God Amen, I, David Dryden of the County of Augusta and the Colony of Virginia being sick and weak of body but of Perfect Mind & memory thanks be given to Almighty God Calling to mind the Mortallity of my body, knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die do make my last will and testament in the manner and form following, that is to say, Principally and first of all I recommend my soul to God who gave and my body to the dust from whence it came to be buried in a Christian-like decent manner & at the discretion of my Executor, nothing doubting but at the General Resurection I shall receive the same again by the Mighty Power of God and as touching such worldly estate wherewith all it hath pleased God to bless one with, I give & bequeath as follows, Impris:
I give and bequeath to my beloved Wife Dorothy her maintenance of the land I now live during her life, one milch cow & ewe & a lamb & my large bible to be left to Nathaniel at her decease and both Bostons Works, and her chest.
Item I give and bequeathed to my son Thomas Dryden one dollar and likewise my blue coat and jacket.
Item I give and bequeathed to my son James one dollar.
Item I give and bequeath to my son David one dollar.
Item, I give and bequeath to my daughter Eliner eight pounds of the Estate.
Item, I give and bequeath to my daughter Jane one dollar & two pewter dishes & three plates & one large Pot.
Item, I give an bequeath to my daughter Elizabeth one dollar.
Item I give and bequeath to my two sons Nathaniel and William the land whereon I now live to be equally divided bewixt them according to quantity and quality at the discretion of my Executors, also each of them a horse and saddle and likewise I give and bequeath to my son William one young bay filley, likewise I give and bequeath to each plow and taklings.
I give and bequeath to my son Nathaniel one black mare, likewise the two old plow horses to be divided between them also I allow all my Just dedts and demands to be paid out of the remainder of my moveable Estate, likewise if any thing is remaining I give and bequeath it to Dorothy my wife and sons Nathaniel and William
LASTLY I appoint Samuel Lyle and my son James sole executors of this my last will and testament and I do hereby Revoke and Disannual all other or former wills or testament by me made, Ratifying & confirming this and no other to be my last will and Testament. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 2nd day of June 1772
David Dryden
Signed, published and declared by the said David Dryden (SS)
David Dryden as his last will and testament in the presence of us:
John Thompson
William Thompson
John Moor (his mark).

18 Aug. 1772543

Augusta County, Virginia Will Book 4
At a Court held for Augusta County
This last Will and Testament of David Dryden deceased was proved by the Oaths of John Thompson & William Thompson two of the witnesses thereto and ordered to be Recorded on the motion of Samuel Lyle and James Dryden the Executors therein named who made oath according to Certificate is Granted therefor obtaining a Probate thereof in due form they having with Security entered into and acknowledged their Bond According to law. Teste
KNOW all men by these Presents that we Samuel Lyle, Samuel Dryden, Daniel Lyle and Samuel McCorkrey are held and firmly bound unto James Doak and Samuel McDowell, George Moffett, Archibald Alexander Justices in the Commission of the Peace for Augusta County for and in behalf of the Justices of the said County and their successors in the sum of five Hundred Pounds to be Paid to the s.d Justices & their Successors which Payment will & truly to be made we bind ourselves and each of us and every of our heirs Executors & Administrators Jointly & Severally firmly by these Presents Sealed with our seals & dates this Eighteenth day of August 1772.
THE CONDITION of this Obligation is such that if the above bound Samuel Lyle and James Dryden Executors of the last Will and Testament of David Dryden deced. do make or Cause to be made a true and Perfect Inventory of all and singular the goods Chattles and Credit of the s.d. deced. which have or shall come to the hands or Possession or knowledge of the s.d. or into the hands or Possession of any other Person or Persons for them and the same so made do exhibit or cause to be exhibited into the County Court of Augusta at such times as they shall thereunto be required by the s.d. Court and the same Goods, Chattles and Credits and all of them the Goods Chattles & Credit of this deced. which at any time after shall come to the hands or Possession of the said Samuel and James on into the hands or Possession of any other Person or Persons for him do well and truly Administere according to law and further do make a true and Just account of his Actings and doings therein when hereto required by the s.d Court and also do well and truly Pay & deliver all legacies Contained and Specified in the s.d. testament as far as the said Goods Chattles and Credits with there upon --?--. According to the Value thereof as the law shall Charge then this Obligation to be Void otherwise to remain in full force and Virtue.
Sealed and Delivered in the Presense of
Samuel Lyle (SS)

James Dryden (SS)
John Madison Junior

Daniel Lyle (SS)
Samuel McCorkrey (SS)
At a Court held for Augusta County August the 18th 1772 Samuel Lyle and James Dryden with Daniel Lyle & Samuel McCorkrey their Securitys Acknowledge as this their Bond and Ordered to be Recorded. Test.

15 Aug. 1774203

Augusta County, Virginia Will Book 5, pages 193 - 296
PURSUANT to an Order of Court to us directed we have Appraised the Estate of
David Dryden decd. in Manner following Viz:

To 1 Cart and Geers


1 Cutting Box 7/6 1 Tann

3/ .10.--

2 Riddles & 1 Pitchfork


A Quantity of Wheat


A Quantity of Rye


A Quantity of --?--


A Quantity of Hay


A Quantity of Flax


A Quantity of Hemp


A Quantity of Corn in the Ground


A Quantity of Buckwheat in the Ground


A Tan Trough and the Leather it Contains


1 Brindle Heifer


1 Red Ditto


1 Spotted Ditto


1 Spotted Cow and Calf


2 Year Old Steer


6 Brown Hogs and 5 Shoats


13 Sheep


1 Stead 2 Mattocks & 1 Shorel


3 Weeding Hoes 3/6 2 Mall Rings & Wedge 2/6


Brought Over


2 Scythes & Cradles 151


1 wolf trap 12/ & sadle & bridle


1 Adz & 1 Drawing Knife


1 Handsaw & 1 Auger & 1 gimbet


1 Beef Barrell 3/6 2 Briming Bulls


3 Small Hogs 4/ 1 Beef Barrel


2 Bales & 1 half Bushell & 1 Bucket


1 Big Spinning Wheel


7 Troughs 2 Beehives & --?--


1 Harrow and Three Horse tree


l logg chain


1 Chamber Pott 1 Grindstone


1 Churn 1 Tubb 1 Butter Cask 3 Pails


Wheel 1 small spinning wheel 1 check redd


3 pots .


2 pair hooks


1 Brass Ladle 1 flesh fork


1 Hackle


6 Noggings and 6 Trenchers


6 Pewter Plates


2 Pewter Dishes


1 doz spoons


1 Pepper Box


1 doz knives and forks


1 Meat Chest 2 Chairs


a Quantity of Books


1 Smoothing Iron


A parcel of old cards 1 pair shears


1 looking glass 1 candle stick


1 bag of wool 1 pair tongs


2 crooks 1 cow & pigs


1 Woman Servant


1 Bed & Bedstead & Furniture


1 Note on Hand on Patrick Porter of North Carolina paybl Nov 1772 if solvent


To a Parcel of old Cloaths


1 Dung fork


----?---- Balance of Account


Brought Up


Joseph McNeeley Ditto


John Vance 12 Bushell Flower


Arthur McClure 5 Bushells Wheat


David Gray balance of Acct


Alexander Smiley ditto


Thomas Dryden ditto


Mary Boyles ditto


1 smooth Gun & Shot Bag


1 piece Blankets


2 Pair Ditto


1 Rugg


1 Old Bed Ditto


5 Yards Lincy & 1 Blanklett


1 Card Cloth


1 Bed Sted


1 Old Barrel and --?--


1 pair of Old Roots & 1 Old Saddle Bags


1 Stocklock & 1 Hammer .2.--


2 Gums and the salt in Them


a Quantity of Broske Flax


1 small bag of Feathers


2 Bags & a Quantity of Flower


1 Sow and pigs 1 jugg 2/6


5 sheats(?) 2 of 2 Bulls 10


1 branding iron 2 bells & collars 2/


2 sickles 1 brier scythe


1 bed stead & card




Alexander McClure, James Thompson, William Ramsey


Appraizement of Legacies Viz


1 Cow and Calf


2 Sheep


1 Chest


3 Books


Willed to his wife Dorothy Dryden


1 Sorrel Horse


1 Plow and Tacklings


1 Man’s Saddle


Willed to his son Nathaniel Dryden


1 Plow and Tacklings


1 Sorrel Horse


1 Man’s Saddle


Willed to his son William Dryden


1 Coat & Jacket -


Willed to his son Thomas Dryden


Alexander McClure, James Thompson, William Ramsey
At a Court held for Augusta County March 15th 1774
This Appraisment of the Estate of David Dryden decd. being Returned to be Recorded. Teste

19 Aug. 1777203

Augusta County, Virginia Will Book 5, pages 527 – 530
The Estate of David Dryden deceased




To Samuel Lyle


July 7th To balance due at his decease



To 8 gallons Rum (a) 4/is 32/ Alspice 1/3 used at Funeral



To 1 yard Stock Tape sugar



To 1 Black Walnut Coffin


Sept 10

To 8 Galls Rum



To 2th Sugar



To Cash pd John Mackey for2 galls Whiskey at vendue



To ditto pd John Smiley Sen on Acct


Oct 23

To ditto pd Adam Reid


Nov 26

To ditto pd Hugh Price



To ditto pd Dan. McEarly


Nov 30

To ditto pd Andrew Hays



To ditto pd John Moor


March 2

To ditto pd John McCollam Jun


July 13

To ditto pd John Brown


Aug 14

To ditto pd Benjamin G--?—y



to ditto pd Jas Wheeney



To ditto pd John Mackey





Brought Over


Sept 17

To ditto pd Joseph Walker Jun



To ditto pd Capt. Saml McDowell


Oct 1

To ditto pd Wm Clark



To ditto pd Niel Mcaltister



To ditto pd. Tho Reed



To ditto pd John Mclung



To ditto pd John Madison Probat of Will



To ditto pd Benj. Waller Recording Certificate


Jan 20

To ditto pd John Lyle for repaving grave yard


Feb 9

To ditto pd Wm Ramsey



To ditto pd Jo Mclung Sen



To ditto pd David Graw for Crying Venue of s.d Estate



To ditto pd Wm. Alexander



To ditto pd John Thompson



To ditto pd Hugh Marino(?) Acct.


May 2

To ditto pd James Steard


June 17

To ditto pd Col John Bowyer



To ditto pd Wm Sproul


Jan 24

To ditto pd Wm McClennahan a – note



To ditto pd Ja Mclung Sen a note


Apr 7

To paid Ja Cowdon Acct


May 5

To paid Andew Taylor d.


August 16

To paid John Madison for Recording Inventory




March 22

To paid Joy Scott Acct


Aug 27

To paid Jas Dryden Acct



To a legacy paid ditto



To paid Thos Dryden Acct

2.1.2 1/2


To a legacy paid Ellenor Dryden



To Allowance for Eston Sverice(?)


Sept 6

To Thomas Dryden for Legacy



To paid Nath. Dryden his 1/3 of s.d. Estate



To paid Wm. Dryden his 1/3 ditto



To paid Dorothy Dryden her 1/3 ditto



To legacy paid David Dryden



To ditto pd Wm. McNabb













Sept 10

By Capt Sam McDowell



By Thomas Leekey



By Robert Fairies



By Alexander McClure



By Daniel McEarly


Oct 31

By Matthew




May 1

By Adam Reed


Nov 8

By John Carruthers



By ditto for Joshua Coah


Nov 17

By Ja Willson Jun


Dec 11

By Dan Lyle




Jan 20

By John Lyle Sen


Feb 9

By Wm Ramsey



By Wm Alexander




Jan 24 By M Cunningham



May 15 By Andw. Taylor




Aug 27 By Dominic Moran



By David McNeeley Sen



By John Sheep



By John Campbell



By Benj Gray



By Wm McClung Jun



By Ja Dryden



By Walker Smiley



By David Gray for Rye 3 by book D 26/1



By John Kirk



By John Smiley



By Wm Carruthers



By Thos Cooper



By Thos Dryden

100 .8.--


By Joseph



By Mary Boyle



By Nath Dryden



By Wm Dryden



By Dorothy Dryden




Pursuant to an Order of Court to us directed we have Examined the within Account and find it to be Just and stands stated August 19th 1777.
James Tate Charles Campbell
At a Court held for Augusta County by Authority of the Commonwealth of Virginia August the 19th 1777. This Account of the Administration of the Estate David Dryden decd. being returned and Examined is Ordered to be Recorded. Test.



Barbara Berry


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