Early Settlers on Middle River, Augusta County, VA

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

wikipedia:Middle_River_(Virginia)

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Early Settlers on the Shenandoah River, Augusta County, VA

Location

The "Middle River" is a river that flows primarily through Augusta County, Virginia, the Middle River joins the North River, which in turn meets the South River at Port Republic to form the South Fork Shenandoah River. The "Middle River" enters Beverley Manor at its northwest corner.

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Settlers

  • Page 234 - Hugh Allen, 400 acres, Middle River. Adjoining Samuel Hinds, Harless. October 15, 1773. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 83].
  • Page 432.--12th November, 1763. Hugh Donaghey and Elisabeth ( ) to Alexander Blair, £63, 144 acres on south side Middle River Shanando, crossing the Bald Hill. Teste: John Blear, Robert Stevenson, John Anderson. Delivered: Alex. Blair, Jr., January, 1766.
  • Page 164 - John Britt, 77 acres, Middle River. Adjoining Jacob Campbell, James Craig. March 28, 1770. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 59].
  • Andrew Cathey acquired 675 acres in Augusta County, VA prior to 20 July, 1745 "on Middle River of Shanando". Records of his acquisition are most likely in Orange County, Virginia records, since deeds were not recorded in Augusta until late 1745.
  • Page 195 - Arthur Connely, 530 acres, branch of Middle River. Adjoining John Campbell, George Crawford, Samuel Henderson, Patrick Crawford, Colman, William Johnston. January 9, 1772. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 70].
  • Alexander Craig received a patent of 335 acres, 10th September, 1755; on a small branch of Middle River of Shanandoe, cor. James Gamble's land,
  • Page 31.--11th February, 1745-6. William Thompson to James Craig, £30 Virginia currency; 305 acres on north side Middle River, Shanandoe, Hugh Thompson's land. Witnesses, Thomas Lewis, Robert Craig, Wm. Thompson. Acknowledged, 11th February, 1745-6.
  • Page 177 - George Crawford, 194 acres, Middle River. Adjoining Samuel Henderson, Alexander Walker. June 26, 1770. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 64].
  • Page 418.--15th January, 1763. James and Kitrin ( ) Blair to Hugh Doneghe, £65, 144 acres on south side Middle River Shanando, crossing the Bald Hill. Teste: John King, Thos. Stevenson, John ( ) Dowell.
  • Page 183 - Samuel Erwin, 111 acres, Middle River. Adjoining Jane Erwin, Frances Corner, Robert Stephenson. January 5, 1771. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 66].
  • Page 227 - Samuel Erwin, 167 acres, Middle River. Adjoining James Allen, Barbara Smith, William Oldham, William Hamilton. July 1, 1773. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 81].
  • Page 234.--19th March, 1771. John King and Mary ( ) to John Givens, Ł265, 278 acres on Middle River of Shanadore. Hugh Thompson's corner. Delivered: John Givens, November 1775
  • Page 161 - Hugh Green, 145 acres, Middle River of the Shenandoah. Adjoining Robert Stevenson, Thomas Stevenson, John Poage. December 29, 1769. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 58].
  • Page 178 - Samuel Henderson, 117 acres, Middle River. Adjoining James Givens, William Johnson. June 26, 1770. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 64].
  • Page 190.--20th March, 1770. James Laird to John Hinds, £50, mortgage, 124 acres on Middle River of Shanando, part of 400 acres formerly John Kerr's; corner John Allison's land. Teste: Jno. Poage, Samuel Erwin, Alexander Walker.
  • Page 234 - William Hynds, 300 acres, Middle River. Adjoining Thomas Turk, Barrier, Margaret Hinds. October 15, 1773. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 83].
  • Page 234 - James Kerr, 130 acres, Middle River. Adjoining William Robertson, Edward Rutledge, Beverley line near Christian Creek. October 14, 1773. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 82].
  • Page 207 - George Lewis, 106 acres, Middle River. Adjoining Robert Read, John Patterson, William Oldham, William Hamilton. December 9, 1772. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 75].
  • Page 186 - Joseph Lindon, 90 acres, Middle River. Adjoining Alexander Walker, Thomas Rankin. November 5, 1771. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 67].
  • Page 508.—12th March, 1755. John McLeary, yeoman, to James McLeary, his son, plantationer, love and affection and £10; 200 acres, part of 420 acres, conveyed by Beverley, 4th February, 1748, in Beverley Manor; Thos. Kirkpatrick's line, a head branch of Middle River of Shanandoe; James Clerk's line. Livery, &c., John McLeary. Delivered: James Mc- Leary, November, 1758.
  • Daniel McNair received a patent on "Mid. Riv. Shanandore", for perhaps 138+ acres on 20 September 1748.
  • Page 58 - Daniel McNeare, 96 acres, Middle River of the Shenandoah. February 7, 1766. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 23].
  • Page 241 - Daniel McNare, 525 acres, Middle River and Jennings Branch. Adjoining George Moffett. February 9, 1775. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 85].
  • John Nickell (acquired 400 acres on Moffett's Branch, Middle River of the Shenandoah, 1749), (b. bef. 1719, Ulster, County Tyrone, Ireland, d, 24 Aug. 1774, Staunton, Augusta County, Virginia)
  • Page 418.—27th February, 1749. William Beverley to Morris O'Frid (O'Friel), planter, 40 acres on Middle River. William King's line. Corner Samuel Wallace. Teste: William Robison. (Note: this tract was located just inside Beverley Manor).
  • 25 November 1767 - Moses O'Friel, 560 acres, Middle River of the Shenandoah. Mentioned Beverley Manor, Walter Trimble, William Bell, Robert Wallace. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham County, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 37].
  • Page 176 - John Poage, 268 acres, branch of Middle River. Adjoining James Allen, Hugh Green. Mentioned Robert Reed and Great Road. October 26, 1770. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 64].
  • Page 208 - John Poage, 650 acres, Middle River. Adjoining Robert Young, James Anderson, James Allison, William Hamiton, John Patterson. Mentioned Robert King, William Sharp, John King. Januaruy 7, 1773. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 75].
  • Page 495.--17th July, 1766. Alexander Blair and Jean ( ) to Robert Reed, £78, 144 acres on Middle River Shanando, crossing the bald hill. Delivered: Robert Reed, March, 1766.
  • Page 418.--Patent to John Speer, 10th September, 1755, on waters of Middle River, bequeathed by John to his children and sold by the trustees of said estate to Hugh Brown 19th May, 1779.


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