NameAndrew SILLIN
Birthabt 1768, Virginia2623
Residence1850, Augusta County, Virginia2623 Age: 82
FatherGasper SILLIN (~1749-1829)
MotherLydia JONES (<1753->1836)
FatherEnos JONES Sr. (-1806)
Marriage4 Jan 1796, Augusta County, Virginia559, v. 2, p. 321 (Augusta County Marriage Bonds)
Notes for Andrew SILLIN

1768 Birth:2623 Birth year of 1768 estimated based on age (82 years) in 1850 census enumeration; birth place of Virginia taken from same enumeration.

1790 Augusta County, Virginia Tax List:2601, District B, p. 17. 16 June 1790, Gasper Sillern, three white male tithables over the age of 16, no slaves, 7 horses. Assume the three male tithables were Gasper and his sons Abraham and Andrew, both over the age of sixteen.

1796 Marriage:559, v. 2, p. 321 (Augusta County Marriage Bonds) "4 January 1796, Andrew Silling and Enos Jones, surety. Andrew Silling and Ann Jones, daughter of Enos Jones."

1796 Indentured Apprentice:559, v. 1, p. 284 (Augusta County Court Records Order Book no. XXIV, 21 June 1796, p. 2) Abram Laywell (son of Abram), aged 2 years 29th January last, to Andrew Silling, to learn mystery of a weaver.

1799 Indentured Apprentice:559, v. 1, p. 417 (Augusta County Court Records Order Book, no. XXIV, January - December 1799) Laywell vs. Andrew Silling. Abraham Laywell’s apprenticeship to Andrew rescinded, as Andrew is about to move out of the State.

1800 Augusta County, Virginia Tax List:2601, District B, p. 27. 2 April 1800, Andrew Silling, one white male tithable over the age of 16, no slaves, 2 horses, $24 tax. On the same day the tax assessor also appraised John Patterson2601, District B, p. 23. (dumb) and sons Adam and George on the same day; William Patterson (dumb) was appraised the following day, 3 April 1800. Father Gasper Sillin2601, District B, p. 27. and brother Abraham Sillin were assessed on 10 April 1800, while John Sillin2601, District B, p. 28. was visited on 26 May 1800.

1804 Land Grant:2617 On 25 April 1804, Andrew Silling was granted 172 acres by John Page, Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, on the Middle River joining the lands of George Crawford, John Gamble and John Patterson, based on a survey done 31 May 1802.

1820 U.S. Census:2607
Augusta County, Virginia
Head of Family •• Andrew Sillings
Males 16-18 •• 1
Males 16-26 •• 3
Males 26-45 •• 1
Females under 10 •• 2
Females 26-45 •• 1

1836 Letter:1365 Letter from Andrew Sillin to his brother John Sillin.
Virginia, Augusta County into March 11th 1836.
Dear Brother, I send you these lines to you to let you know how we all are at this time. As for our concerns, we are all in coming good health, thanks be to the Giver. We are hoping these lines will find you and yours in the same, and as for Mother she is yet alive but weakly at this time. And we the heirs of Gasper Silling, deceased, agree as follows: for and in consideration of the support of the widow of said deceased Silling have entered in an agreement with an article with the consent of the said widow to sell the personal property that is on hand, also the land of said Silling as soon as convenient to best advantage and when said land is sold and title made, we agree that the money arising from said sale of the personal property and the first payment of the land, also the money that may be due the estate in any ways when collected after all the claims being paid of which shall come against the estate, the residue to be equally divided among the heirs of said Silling deceased. Further, we agree to retain the after payments of the land and hope to gather the same for the support of the widow during her natural life after her death when all expense is paid, if there be any money remaining of the payments of land, the sum is to be equally divided among the heirs of said Silling deceased and if you also agree with us in the above article we will proceed in selling the land and when sold we will send you a letter when to come in and make your title to the purchaser and receive your share of the money and we want you to send us a letter as soon as you get this to let us know whether you agree with us in the article above as we want to save all costs we can and in case it does not suite you in the above way mentioned you will have to come in and help to do it in the big house here. And we the heirs of Gasper Silling deceased do also agree with George Patterson as follows: said Patterson doth agree to take the widow at her desire of Gasper Silling deceased and lodge with and mind in a reasonable manner during her natural life, provided she shall see proper to stay with him for which said heirs of Gasper Silling agree to pay said Patterson forty dollars per year and so no more at present, but remains your brother Andrew Silling.
To Mr. John Silling

1850 Census:2623 On 25 June 1850 Andrew Sillings was enumerated in the household of his son Enos Silling in Augusta County, Virginia as a male, age 82, born in Virginia. Other members of the household are Elizabeth, age 45, and twelve children.
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