m. bef. 1769
- Abraham Clementsbef 1769 -
Facts and Events
Abraham Clements was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 2 - BOOK MARKED "RECORDS FROM SEPTEMBER, 1789, TO APRIL, 1793," DISTRICT COURT. Page 165--Order of General Court, 18th October, 1753, on petition of Robert McClenachan, forfeiture declared of 400 acres in Augusta on the Mary Branch of James River, near Broad Spring Branch, patented to Benj. Borden, 9th March, 1740, since become vested in Abraham Clements, who is non-inhabitant, and patented to Robert.
- Vol. 2 - DISTRICT COURT JUDGMENTS. - SEPTEMBER, 1794 (K to Z). - Abraham Clements vs. Robert Shaw--Ejectment, October 12, 1786, Rockbridge County. Abraham Clements, heir-at-law of Abraham Clements, deceased, who was heir-at-law of Ezekiel Clements, demise 18th June, 1746, 400 acres, known as Broad Spring. Patent (copy) to Robert McClenachan, 375 acres on Mary Branch of James River, cor. James McClung, cor. Robert Campbell, dated 24th March, 1740. Mary Roberts deposes, February 28, 1788, in Frederick County, Maryland, that she was a near neighbor of Ezekiel Clements, of Hopewell Township, County Huntindon, New Jersey, and knew the family 15-20 years. Ezekiel, and eldest son, Abraham, went out to purchase land; said they had bought in the backwoods. Abraham married and had three children, one of whom was a son named Abraham. Copy deed from Bordens' executors to Ezekiel Clements, 1746, in Augusta. This land lapsed on October 18, 1753, and reverted to the Crown.
- Vol. 2 - APRIL, 1801 (A to H). - Major Dowell, agent for Abraham Clemens, of the State of Pennsylvania, vs. Mathew Shaw--Ejectment.