I'm not sure if I can be of any help since my information is from the same sketchy sources, but I do have a bit on your Samuel and William that may help.
Samuel first appears in 1783 as a member of Capt. Neeley's Company with "2 horses, 0 slaves and 0 tithables" in Botetourt Co., VA according to "Kegley's Virginia Frontier", pgs 536,549,551.
According to "Virginia Taxpayers 1782-1787" there is a Samuel in Botetourt Co. in 1784, but not in 1782.
On 14 Aug 1792 in Botetourt Co., Samuel was a witness to the marriage of Elizabeth Seagraves and Joseph Adams according to "Kentucky Ancestors" Vol 17, Jan 1982, pg 145.
(This Elizabeth is likely the daughter of William)
On 30 Apr 1795 recorded grant of 400 acres on Roanoke Creek, Patent Book 31, pg 483.
The 1800 Tax List for Botetourt Co., Upper District shows Samuel with a household of 2 white males over 21 and 5 horses according to "The Virginia Genealogist" Voil 10, #1 pg 5.
In May 1800, Samuel is mentioned as owning land adjacent to Daniel McNeal according to "Kegley's Virginia Frontier"
"Botetort Co., VA Early Settlers to 1795" by Charles T. Burton on pg 540 lists a marriage of John Depew to a Mary (posibly a daughter of Samuel) in 1792.
William Seagraves has a similar series of data points in Botetourt Co.:
On 9 Mar 1780 he was appointed Constable and discharged 13 Mar 1783 according to "Kegley's Virginia Frontier".
On 31 Aug 1782 he enlisted in the Revolutionary Army, same source.
On 8 Oct 1782 surveyed 400 acres on Roanoke Creek (may be same land later granted to Samuel). From "Botetort Co., VA Early Settlers to 1795" by Charles T. Burton.
1784 on list of Botetourt Co. taxpayers as 1 free white male.
According to a letter from Mrs. June G. Sloan of Edmonds, Wa dated 24 May 1983, Elizabeth Seagraves, a daughter of William, married Joseph Adams on 14 Aug 1792 in Botetourt Co. This information supported by an entry in "Kegley's Virginia Frontier.
It seems very likely that Samuel and William were brothers and jointly settled in Botetourt Co., VA before 1780. Nothing I have indicates their origin before that, although North Carolina is a strong possibility since there was a large number of Seagraves in Western NC in the mid to late 1700s and migration north into VA would have been likely. There are no other Samuels in my data base of records that could have been the same man. Both of these men were likely born in the 1740s or early 1750s since they had daughters old enough to marry in 1792.
There was a William Seagraves born about 1740 or so in NJ who married a Rachel Hutson in 1780 in Salem Co., NJ, but he died in Salem Co. in 1805, so is not likely the same William. No other William's in my data base come close.
I am willing, based on that to opt for the North Carolina origin for Samuel and William, unless they were direct immigrants from England. That is not as likely since William was a Revolutionary soldier.
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