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William McPheeters III (1729 - 1807)

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Rev. William McPheeters III
Born in Pennsylvania, Somerset, Pennsylvaniamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 1751 in Rockbridge, Virginia, British Colonial Americamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Augusta, Virginia, United Statesmap
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Biography

According to the book called"History of Augusta County, Virginia by John Lewis Peyton;" The officers of the county, in 1790, were gentlemen justices William Bowyer, Thomas Hughart, Joesph Bell, Joseph Bell, jr; John Wilson, Robert Gamble, David Stephenson, William Moffett, Alexander Nelson, James Berry, John Tate, Alexander St. Clair, Robert Douthat, Charles Cameron, James Searight, James ramsey, and William McPheeters. [1]


WILLIAM McPHEETERS, born in Pennsylvania Sep.28,1729, magis­trate, high sheriff of Augusta Co., 1788 to 1790, ruling elder in Brown's Meeting House (Hebron), died Oct.28,1807, progenitor of Presbyterian preachers and elders galore. He was a farmer and resided on Middle River, about eight miles from Staunton. It was to their home that Mary Moore, the captive returned on March 26, 1789. On his death the tract of 544 acres passed to Lewis Shuey and the homestead has remained in possession of that family since. It is now assessed to Mrs. J. A. Shuey. The brick house 22 by 36 feet which stood at the old log house site was tom down about four years ago. The site is on Va. route 705 within the sharp bend where it turns down Middle River; about a half mile west of Va. route 56, past Bethlehem U.B. church. Rachel Moore was a woman of great saintliness and spiritual power.

Source: "The Captives of Abb's Valley: A Legend of Frontier Life" by Rev. James Moore Brown, D.D.

He was in the Virginia Militia service; Trustee Washington and Lee Col.; he married Rachel Moore of Rockbridge co. Both Rachel and William are buried in the Glebe Cemetery in Augusta. They had 10 children together.

  • Rebecca-died in infancy.
  • David-b. 1760- d. 1784 in Botetourt co, Ky, while on business.
  • Jane McPheeters-(1762-1783),
  • James Moore McPheeters-
    1. 2. Rebecca McPheeters, Gamble-(1767-1832),
  • Mary McPheeters, Kelso-
  • Martha mcPheeters, Walker-
  • Rachel McPheeters, Logan-(1774-1849),
  • William McPheeters-(1778-1842),
  • Elizabeth McPheeters, Campbell-

Source: Section: The descendants of William McPheeters

Source InformationAncestry.com. The McPheeters family [database on-line]. Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005. Original data: Rice, Helen McPheeters.. The McPheeters family. Winter Park, Fla.: unknown, 1956. [2]

Name

Name: William /McPheeters/[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9]

Birth

Birth:
Date: 28 Sep 1729
Place: Pennsylvania, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States[10][11][12]

Death

Death:
Date: 28 Oct 1807
Place: Augusta, Virginia, United States[13]
Burial:
User ID: EC57C8C8-6248-4A67-A96C-EE5187EFA526
Record ID Number: MH:IF11810
Place: Glebe Cem., Augusta County, Virginia

Marriage

Note: Married: Rachel Moore
Children:
Rebecca McPheeters
David McPheeters
Jane McPheeters
James Moore McPheeters
Rebecca McPheeters Gamble
Mary McPheeters Kelso
Martha McPheeters Walker
Rachel McPheeters Logan
William McPheeters
Elizabeth McPheeters Campbell


Sources

  • WikiTree profile McPheeters-33 created through the import of Heugatter_Shields_Bachman.ged on Aug 24, 2011 by Curtis Shields. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Curtis and others.
  • Source: "The Captives of Abb's Valley: A Legend of Frontier Life" by Rev. James Moore Brown, D.D.
  • Source: S-2049159502 Repository: #R-2139208558 Title: Ancestry Family Trees Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members. Note: This information comes from 1 or more individual Ancestry Family Tree files. This source citation points you to a current version of those files. Note: The owners of these tree files may have removed or changed information since this source citation was created. Page: Ancestry Family Trees Note: Data: Text: http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/AMTCitationRedir.aspx?tid=21996533&pid=514

No REPO record found with id R-2139208558.

  • Source: S-2049672533 Repository: #R-2139208558 Title: Family Data Collection - Deaths Author: Edmund West, comp. Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2001. Note: APID: 1,5771::0
  • Source: S-2052243492 Repository: #R-2139208558 Title: U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 Author: Yates Publishing Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004.Original data - This unique collection of records was extracted from a variety of sources including family group sheets and electronic databases. Originally, the information was derived Note: APID: 1,7836::0
  • Source: S-2052260056 Repository: #R-2139208558 Title: Family Data Collection - Births Author: Edmund West, comp. Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2001. Note: APID: 1,5769::0
  • Source: S-2052939898 Repository: #R-2139208558 Title: Virginia Land, Marriage, and Probate Records, 1639-1850 Author: Ancestry.com Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004.Original data - Chalkley, Lyman. Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia, 1745-1800. Extracted from the Original Court Records of Augusta County. Baltimore: Genealogical P Note: APID: 1,7832::0
  • Source: S-2053063489 Repository: #R-2139208558 Title: Family Data Collection - Marriages Author: Edmund West, comp. Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2001. Note: APID: 1,5774::0
  • WikiTree profile McPheeters-58 created through the import of Wiki Tree.GED on Jun 30, 2012 by Dale Smith. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Dale and others.
  • History of Augusta County, Virginia by John Lewis Peyton; Bibliographic information:

Title: History of Augusta County, Virginia Author: John Lewis Peyton Publisher: Samuel M. Yost & son, 1882 Original from Oxford University Digitized: Dec 6, 2006 Length: 387 pages [3]



  • Created by: Cyndi Wiseman Added: 5 Dec 2009

Find A Grave Memorial 45129953 Source Hide citation Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 23 October 2019), memorial page for Rev William McPheeters, Jr (28 Sep 1729–28 Oct 1807), Find A Grave Memorial no. 45129953, citing Glebe Cemetery, Swoope, Augusta County, Virginia, USA  ; Maintained by Cyndi Wiseman (contributor 47066513) .

Note

AUGUSTA COUNTY COURT RECORDS.
.
Note: ORDER BOOK No. XVI.
FEBRUARY 17, 1778.
261) Ordered to be certified to the Governor that the following Justices are recommended for appointments as Justices will fall in the new Counties, viz: In Rockingham--Silas Hart, Daniel Smith, FelixGilbert, Abraham Smith, John Gratton, Josiah Davidson, John Skidmore, George Boswell, Thomas Hewett, John Thomas, William Nall, Robert Davis, James Dyer, Henry Ewing, William McDowell, Anthony Rider,John Fitzwater, and Isaac Hinckle. In Rockbridge--Archibald Alexander, Samuel McDowell, John Hays, Charles Campbell, and Samuel Lyle. In Augusta--John Dickenson, John Christian, John Poage, George Moffet, Sampson Mathews, Alexr. McClenachan, William Bowyer, George Mathews, Michael Bowyer, Alexr. Robertson, Thomas Huggart, Elijah McClenachan, John Lewis, Alexr. St. Clair, John Kinkead, James Tate,William McPheeters, James Steel, John McCreery, Joshua Humphreys, Joseph Bell, Peter Hanger, James Craig--the two last to be left out for refusing to take the oath of allegiance
Note: AUGUSTA COUNTY COURT RECORDS.
ORDER BOOK No. XVII.
(174) Thomas Adams, John Dickinson, Michael Bowyer, William McPheeters and Peter Hanger to be summoned to the next March Court to show cause why they will not swear into the Commission of the Peace.
Note: AUGUSTA COUNTY COURT RECORDS.
ORDER BOOK No. XVII.
MARCH 20, 1781. (325) Michael Coulter qualified Lieutenant. George Anderson qualified Ensign. George Barry, William McPheeters and John Campbell qualified overseers of the poor.
Note: MAY 17, 1781.
(346) Tithables to be taken in Companies, as follows, viz: Daniel Henderson, in Tate's, Long's and Finley's; Alexander St. Clair, in Buchanan's, Smith's and Johnston's; Wm. McPheeters, in McCutchon's, Cunningham's and Bell's; Alexander Robertson, in Rankin's, Bell's and Givens's; James Trimble, in Patterson's, Dickey's and Trimble's: Thomas Hughart, in Kinkead's; John McCreery, in McCoy's, Hicklin's and McCreery's: Samuel Vance, in Oliver's.
Note: (359) Wm. McPheeters and Mathew Kenny are appointed Commissioners of the specific tax
(390) William McPheeters appointed land assessor, vice John Poage.
(449) William McPheeters qualified Sheriff.
  1. Source: #S-2052260056 Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=genepoolb&h=3002285&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: Data: Text: Birth date: 28 September 1729Birth place: PA, USA APID: 1,5769::3002285
  2. Source: #S-2049672533 Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=genepoold&h=1751267&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: Data: Text: Death date: 28 October 1807Death place: Augusta, VA, USA APID: 1,5771::1751267
  3. Source: #S-2052243492 Page: Source number: 18358.000; Source type: Electronic Database; Number of Pages: 1; Submitter Code: WAY. Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=worldmarr_ga&h=819585&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: Data: Text: Birth date: 1729Birth place: PA APID: 1,7836::819585
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  6. Source: #S-2052939898 Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=varecords_ga&h=83438&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: APID: 1,7832::83438
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  10. Source: #S-2052260056 Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=genepoolb&h=3002285&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: Data: Text: Birth date: 28 September 1729Birth place: PA, USA APID: 1,5769::3002285
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  12. Source: #S-2052243492 Page: Source number: 23944.002; Source type: Pedigree chart; Number of Pages: 7; Submitter Code: . Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=worldmarr_ga&h=819584&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: Data: Text: Birth date: 1729Birth place: APID: 1,7836::819584
  13. Source: #S-2049672533 Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=genepoold&h=1751267&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: Data: Text: Death date: 28 October 1807Death place: Augusta, VA, USA APID: 1,5771::1751267




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