Jane Clendenen

Female 1758 -

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  • Name Jane Clendenen 
    Born Jan or Feb 1758 
    Gender Female 
    JUDGEMENT 1805  Augusta County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    (Page 93) Jane Davis vs. Rogers et als.--O. S. 56; N. S. 19. Jane is daughter
    of Archibald Clendennin who was killed by Indians in Greenbrier in 1763
    with all his children except oratrix. Before his death he purchased the
    settlement right of George Lee. Archibald's widow Ann married John Rogers
    Jane is widow of ____ Davis. They were married before 25th March,
    1775. John Rogers had sons Archibald and James Rodgers. Davis died
    in 1800. Bill filed July, 1803. John Rogers says he married widow of
    Archibald Clendennin in 1767. In 1772 he moved to Greenbrier. Davis
    and Jane married in 1774. Jas. Huston deposes he was brother-in-law to
    George Wilson, who claimed the tract before Clendennin. Donelly was also
    brother-in-law to Geo. Wilson. George Lee deposes, 1803, in Hardy County
    that in 1762 he held a settlement right to the land sold to George Wilson.
    Andrew Donnelly, Sr., deposes in Kenawha 1805. James Burnsides, Sr.,
    deposes in Monroe County 1804. Clendennin was killed in 15th July, 1763.
    John Ewing of Gallia County, Ohio, deposes. Jane was married after
    Archibald's mother. She was born January or February, 1758. On 15th
    July, 1763, Jane and deponent (John Ewing) were taken prisoner by Indians
    and carried away. They were kept in the same nation, but not together,
    except on their journey to Pittsburg, where they were liberated 14th
    May, 1765. John Ewing was 76 years old when he was taken prisoner.
    Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia
    Volume II by Lyman Chalkley 
    JUDGEMENT 1816  Augusta County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    (Page 182) William Douglass vs. Davis--O. S. 232; N. S. 82--In 1759 patent issued
    to Archibald and John Clendennin, 340 acres in Bath County on Cow pasture.
    Archibald and John were father and son. Archibald had another son, Archibald, living at his father's death, and Archibald, Jr., claimed to be
    the patentee Archibald, but in 1761 he acknowledged he was not the Archibald.
    Archibald, Jr., was soon after the said acknowledged grant (dated
    17th February, 1761) killed by Indians. He left one daughter, Jane, who
    married John Davis and is now a widow and lives in Greenbrier. Jane had
    a brother; is believed to have been killed by Indians. Jane now claims
    half the land. James Byrnside, prisoner in debtor's prison in Union, Monroe
    County, Va., deposes 10th April, 1816: Has been acquainted with Archibald
    Clendennin from time James was 3 years old. His children were, viz:
    Archibald, by his first wife; Margaret and John, by his latter wife, who was
    James's mother. He was buried on the place on the Cow pasture (Bath
    County) where Wm. Douglass lives. William Dougherty and James Mayse
    lived on adjoining places at Archibald's death. John was then about 4 or 5
    years old. John sold the land, went to Tennessee and died. Ballard Smith,
    attorney-at-law, is son-in-law of Mrs. Davis, the defendant.
    by Lyman Chalkley 
    Person ID I1262  Root Tree
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2011 

    Father Archibald Clendenen, Junior,   b. @1730,   d. 27 Jun 1763, Muddy Creek, Augusta County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 32 years) 
    Mother Ann McSwain,   b. 1732,   d. @1817  (Age 85 years) 
    Family ID F439  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Davis,   d. 1800 
    Married 1744 
     1. Mary Gray Davis
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2011 
    Family ID F804  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart