Facts and Events
John Adam Gaar was one of the Early Settlers of Germanna Colony
Early Land Acquisition in Orange County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Orange County, Virginia Records:
- Pages 384-87. 5-6 Feb. 1740. Michael Kalfer of St. Mark's Parish, Orange County, to Adam Garr of same. Lease and release; for £2 current money. 100 acres... on the south side of Island run... (signed) Michael (M K) Kalfer. Wit: Wm. Henderson, Thomas Winland, Wm Crosswait. 28 May 1741. Acknowledged by Michael Kalfer. [Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 4, Dorman, pg. 61].
- Pg. 247-250. - Indenture 23 Nov. 1744 between Michl. Smith Junr., St. Mark's Parish, Orange County, and Adam Garr of same.. deeds of lease and release.. payment of £16.. for 120 acres of land.. beginning.. corner to John Broyle.... (signed) Michael (MS) Smith Junr. (seal). Witnesses: John Kaine, David Kindread (Kincaid), Thos. (X) Duncan. Recorded Orange County 28 February 1744/5. [Orange County Virginia Deed Book 9, Dorman, pg. 27].