Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia: Extracted from the Original Court Records of Augusta County, 1745-1800, Volume 3

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Printers: The Commonwealth Printing Company, 1912 - Augusta County (Va.)
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Excellent reference with indexes to find family names.

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Page 44 - Mathews' will, of Forks of Jame< River, Gent. — To son John, tract where on son John lives ; to son Joshii3. tract whereon son Joshua lives for life with remainder to Joshua's 2 children, Anna and Elizabeth, both infants; if they die in infancy, then to their uncle George, and Archer, and William; son Richard, 1 shilling; to son Sampson, tract called Kelley's entry on Borden's Branch, 350 acres ; to son George, 1 shilling; daughters, Jane, Anne, Rachel, 1 shilling each; daughter Elizabeth, infant;...
Page 131 - Chalkley III, p. 135 Page 237. — 10th February 1774. John Hunter's will — To son, Robert, 5/0; to daughter Jane Wallace, 5/0; to daughter, Martha Moore, 5/0; to son, Samuel, 5/0. executor; to son, Hugh, 5/0; to son, Henry, the still and vessels; to son, John, all land testator now lives on; to daughter, Frances Lawrence, 5/0;; to wife, Frances, executrix. Teste: Joseph Ray, Saml . Blackwood, Thomas Keor. Proved, 17th May, 1774 by the witnesses. Frances qualifies (her mark) with William Black,...
Page 90 - Trout, administrator, recorded 21st May, 1766 -Cash paid for liquor at the vendue, 5 gallons at 3/; cash paid for liquor at a grubbing frolick, 6 quarts at 9 per quart, 0.5.6.; cash paid for 6 quarts liquor at the funeral, 0.4.6.; paid Teter Couts, Bernard Man. Contra- Received from John Capebritton.
Page 39 - Waller, Wm. Green, Wm. Parks for the Roanoke and James River grants. As to the Great Grant on the waters of Misicipia, James Gordon, James Johnston, John Grimes, John , Richard Barns, Robert Gilchrist, James Bowre, Robert Jackson have assigned their parts to testator. Richard Winston's part is assigned to little John Buchanan. . To Mary Preston, horses. Teste: Thomas Stewart, Edward Hall, John Williams. Proved, 26th November, 1755, by Stewart and Hall. Wm. Preston refuses to execute, also Silas Harte....
Page 410 - For five shillings, 35 acres on the mountain between the south fork and the south branch of the Potomac at a place called the Little Walnut Bottom.
Page 86 - Henry Kirkham's will— Wife, Mary; son, Robert, the land at the Great Spring; son, Samuel, a mare bought from Edward Gill; son, Michael, 50 acres between John Collier (Colyer) and John Wiley; son, John, 100 acres near John Collier's (Colyer) on the Dry Creek side ; sons, Henry and Joseph, infants, land testator lives on to be divided by Richard Woods and Jno. Summers; to daughter Jane; to infant in wife's womb; daughters, Margaret and Elizabeth. If any of the heirs by former wife die infants. Executors,...
Page 435 - LDM . . . my lawful attorney for me, and in my name and stead, and to my use, to ask, demand, sue for, levy, recover, and receive all such sum and sums of money, debts, rents, goods, wares, dues, accounts, and other demands whatsoever, which are, or shall be due, owing, payable, and belonging to me or detained from me in any manner of ways or means whatsoever...
Page 106 - Settlement recorded of estate of Stephen Conrad (Geo. Conrod, executor) — Paid, viz: Jacob Bear, John Fudge, Jno. Michl. Stophelmire, Mathias Kersh, Michl. Summy, Jno. Seller, Valentine Mitcher, Paul Lingal, Mauks Swadley, Jacob Archinbright, Peter Smith, Saml. Maggot, Michl. Shirley, Jacob Shell, Christian Pikle, Jacob Peters, Conrad Peterfish, George Fullingar, Geo. Mallo.

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