Facts and Events
Alexander McClure was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Alexander McClure's land (Borden SW, 266 acres, 1747) as shown on the map meticulously drawn by J.R. Hildebrand, cartographer. This map is copyrighted©, used by permission of John Hildebrand, son of J.R. Hildebrand, April, 2009.
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 200.--19th March, 1747. Benj. Borden, &c., &c., to Alexander McClure (sold to Alexander in lifetime of Benjamin); 266 acres for £7.13.0, part of 92,100 acres on Mill Creek corner to Isaac Taylor. Witnessed and acknowledged as above.
- Page 574.--16th May, 1764. Same (John ( ) McClure and Mary) to Alexander McClure, £10, 11 acres, 3 rods, on Northeast Branch of James River, beginning at a pysimon. Delivered: Alex. McClure, June, 1778. (Note: John McClure was Alexander McClure's brother).
- Page 68.--14th August, 1775. Francis ( ) Allison and Hannah ( ) Allison, his mother, to Alexander McCluer, Sr. Delivered: Halbert McClure, son of Alexander McCluer. 10th October, 1793.
Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 356.--11th November, 1756.: Alex. McClure and Susanna ( ) to Thomas Dredin, £38, 163 acres on North Branch of James, cor. James Moor. Teste: John Lapslie, Wm. Lapslie, Moses McCluer, James Thompson.
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 2 - List of Musters, 1742: No. 12 - Capt. John McDowell's List: John McDowell, Captain; James McDowell, Ephraim McDowell, David Breeden, Alex. McClewer, John McClewer, Halbert McClewer, Sam McRoberts, Thomas Taylor, John McKnab, And. McKnab, Thos. Whiteside, Malco Whiteside, John Aleson, David Bires, Alex. McClure, Moses McClure, John Gray, Patt McKnabb, Wm. Hall, John Miless, Wm. Miles. James Hardiman, Charles Quail, Wm. Wood, Hen. Kirkham, Gilbert Gamble, James Gamble, Rob. Young, Math. Young, _____ Long, _____ Long, James More, Hugh Cunigham, James Cunigham, John Cares, Frances McCowan, Hum. Beaker, John Peter Salley, Mitch. Miller, Loromor Mason, John Matthews, John Cosier, Irwin Patterson, Edward Patterson, Joseph Finney, Michael Finney, Sam Wood, Rich. Wood, Joseph Lapsley.