Early Settlers on Hawksbill River, Augusta County, VA

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Location of Hawksbill River

The Hawksbill River (somtimes called "Little Hawksbill River" or Hawksbill Creek") runs adjoining Augusta and Frederick (later Shenandoah and Page) Counties in Virginia

Including: Dry Run, Pass Run


Early Transactions on Hawksbill River, Augusta County, Virginia

From Chalkley's, unless other source stated (listed in alphabetical order, based upon grantee/acquiree):


  • Page 58.--11th April, 1746. Peter Ruffnaugh (Ruftner), of County Orange, to Christopher Comber, £40 current money Virginia; on Hawksbill Run, formerly belonging to Francis Thomton. Witnesses, John Newport, Richard Price. Isaac Strickler. Acknowledged, 14th April, 1746.
  • H-219: John Wood of Prince William County, 385 acres in Augusta County. Surv. Mr. George Hume. On West side Pass Run, adj. another tract of Wood's. 17 Nov. 1752. [Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants, 1742-1775, Vol. 2, Gertrude E. Gray, pg. 63].



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