Facts and Events
Alexander Kilpatrick was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Land Grant Survey in Augusta County:
- Page 184 - Alexander Kilpatrick, 120 acres, branch of Middle River. Including a tract of 90 acres granted to William Cumningham by patent dated February 12, 1755, and was conveyed by Charles Kilpatrick, Dec'd. July 7, 1771. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 66].
Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 379.—19th November, 1776. Alexander Kilpatrick and Mary to Geo. Moffett, 90 acres patented to William Cunningham 12th February, 1755; 30 acres patented 1st August, 1772.
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Page 142.--16th March, 1768. David Hogshead and Margaret ( ) to John Hogshead, Jr., £26, 172 acres on Moffet's Branch, part of 285 acres patented to John Hogshead David 16th June, 1744, hiccory at the foot of the Little Mountain. Teste: George Moffett, Roger and Alexander Kilpatrick. Delivered: James Hogshead, 25th July, 1770.
- Vol. 2 - MISCELLANEOUS PAPERS. County Court Order Book 42: - Alexander Kilpatrick's (jailor) account, 1781: Keeping the following: William Hinton, for Toryism, from November 17, 1780, to May 20, 1781; William Wood, for desertion, from November 17, 1780, to December 17; John Wood, for desertion, from November 25, 1780, to December 17; John Wilphong, for murder, from December 3, 1780, to February 26, 1781; William Douglass, for desertion, from December 8 to December 17; James O'Neal, for desertion, from 21st to 22d December; George Stewart, for desertion, from December 29, 1780, to January 13; John Hairs, for desertion, from December 29, 1780, to January 13; William Douglass, for desertion, from February 12 to March 6; Rob. Hughes, for desertion, same; David Wilson, for desertion, from April 13 to April 21; Robert Dobin, for desertion, from April 14 to 21; Robert Dobin, reconfined, from August 19 to 21; nineteen Continental deserters, confined, and released by Capt. Thomas Martin; nineteen prisoners brought from the Richmond public jail; five negroes and six prisoners of war; Samuel Powell, confined as vagrant, from October 18 to November 6; James Richards, confined for felony, from October 23 to November 16; Edward White, confined for felony, from October 16 to November 20.
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