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About Lydia Alkire

Birth: 1739 Chester County Pennsylvania, USA Death: 1798 Paris Bourbon County Kentucky, USA

Lydia and Harmonas were married on November 15, 1752, in Augusta Co, VA, and they were the parents of 12 children:

John/1759 m. Susannah Nation Nave Catherine/1757 Elizabeth/1758 William/1761 Adam/1767 Deborah/10 Oct 1769 (Mrs Jacob Trumbo) Margaret/1770 Michael/1772 m. Dorothy Phebus Sarah/1774 (Mrs Simon Hornbeck) Lydia/1776 (Mrs Solomon Hornbeck) Harmonas, III/18 Feb 1778 m. Jane Osborne George/1780 - 21 Jul 1868


James Simpson and Michael Stump, Overseers, with Jeremiah Osburn, Geo. Osburn, *Mones Alkier*, Heorndkis Corlock, John, Jacob, & Wm. Westfall, Michael Stumph, Henry Harris, Henry Shipler, & Philip Moore to view and mark and keep in repair, on petition of the inhabitants of the South Branch, a road from their wagon road up to the So. Fork to Peter Reed's mill.
On May 6, 1765, Lord Thomas Fairfax gave *Maunis Alkire 294 acres of Lot 16 on the South Fork of the South Branch of the Potomac River, in Hampshire Cty., Va.
On October 17, 1775, he was paid for serving as the 1st Lt under Capt James Parsons in Lord Dunmore's War, which was against five united Indian tribes under Chief Cornstalk in Mid Ohio.
Thirty plus years later, Harmonas II's children settled in this area, possibly lead there by their father's stories of the country.
On Oct. 3, 1765, Harmonas sold an unknown amount of acreage to Michael Thorn, adjoining Lot 17 in the South Fork.
On Oct. 4, 1765, Harmonas & Lydia sold more acreage to Michael Thorn.
On April 4, 1767, Michael Stump & Felix Seymour examined Lydia, to determine her free release of the property sold by Harmonas & herself.
On Dec. 7, 1789, Harmonas & Lydia sold approx. 35 acres to Daniel Tevabough. (Book 2, pg. 35, Hardy Cty., W.Va.)
>On Oct. 2, 1795, Harmonas & Lydia sold 100 acres to Abel Seymour from their lot 16 on the South Fork. (Book 4, pg. 144, Hardy Cty., W.Va.) (**This would also show that LYDIA died somewhere between Oct. 3, 1795, & May 29, 1800**)
>On May 29, 1800, Harmonas wrote his Will, naming *his 12 children, & listing their bequests. In the July, 1800, Bourbon County KY Court, his Will was proved.***
On Sept. 1, 1810, all of his children (w/ wives & husbands) appeared in Bourbon Co, KY court to sign off on a land sale Harmonas had made in Licking, Bourbon Co, KY to a Richard Smart. The children are listed as:
William Alkire,
John & Susanna,
Michael & Dorothy,
Harmonius Jr.,
Elizabeth Mitts (widow),
Deborah Alkire & Jacob Trumbo,
Solomon Hornback & Lydia Alkire,
Simon Hornback & Sally Alkire.
On Nov. 7, 1810, John & Susanna, George & Caty, Margaret, Elizabeth, Caty, Sarah Hornbeck, Dorothy & Michael, & Simon Hornback, appeared in the Pickaway County, Ohio court to be examined, & acknowledge the signing in KY, as being of their own free will.
While still in Kentucky, Harmonas II had mail waiting for him at the post office, in care of Mr. Ingles, as reported in the Kentucky Gazette, Vol. 13, No. 706, 3 Mar, 1800.
On 1 May, 1800, in the Gazette, Vol. 13, No 710, a Charles Smith Jr., for Rezin Virgin, writes regarding a land transaction, and mentions Harmonious,(sp) living on Huston's fork in Bourbon County.
On 17 July, 1800, also in the Gazette, in Vol. 13, No. 721; William Alkin (sp) & William Clarkson, on 15 July 1800, Bourbon County, executors of the estate of Harmonious Alkin (sp), dec'd. who lived on the plantation formerly occupied by Charles Smith, Sr., regarding the estate sale.


Family links:

 John J Patton (1689 - 1757)
 Sarah Rogers Patton (1690 - 1752)

 Harmonas Alkire (1730 - 1800)

 Elizabeth Alkire Mitts (1757 - 1824)*
 John Alkire (1759 - 1836)*
 Adam Alkire (1767 - ____)*
 Deborah Alkire Trumbo (1769 - 1850)*
 Harmonas B. Alkire (1778 - 1857)*
 Sarah Alkire Hornbeck (1778 - 1843)*
 George Alkire (1781 - 1868)*

 Matthew Patton (1730 - 1803)*
 Samuel Patton (1732 - 1799)*
 Lydia Patton Alkire (1739 - 1798)
 William Patton (1742 - 1818)*
 Agnes Patton Patterson (1765 - 1843)**
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Burial: Non-Cemetery Burial

Created by: Sue McDuffe:) Record added: Jun 17, 2013 Find A Grave Memorial# 112453797

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Lydia Alkire's Timeline

Octoraro Creek, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
Age 18
Hardy, Bedford Co., VA
Age 25
Moorefield, Hampshire, Virginia, USA
June 16, 1758
Age 26
Moorefield, Hampshire, Virginia, USA
Age 27
Moorefield, Hampshire, Virginia, United States
Age 28
Moorefield, Hampshire, Virginia, United States
Age 29
Moorefield, Hardy County, West Virginia, United States
Age 35
Moorefield, Hardy, West Virginia, USA
October 10, 1769
Age 37
Moorefield, Hampshire, Virginia, United States