Facts and Events
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Alexander Montgomery was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 81.--18th March, 1772. Same (from Joseph Alexander and Abigail ( )) to Alexander Mountgomery. Teste: William Livingston, Oliver Alexander. (Note: Joseph Alexander was the father-in law of Alexander Montgomery, and Oliver Alexander who witnessed the deed was the brother-in-law of Alexander Montgomery).
Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 259.--17th March, 1778. Alexander Montgomery and Sarah and Robert Thompson and Agness, all of Augusta County, to Cutlip Black, late of same place, in Borden's tract on head of James River. Delivered to Francis Hull, 21st May, 1781. (Note: why Robert Thompson and his wife Agness are involved in this transaction is intriguing. Was Robert Thompson's wife Agness a daughter of Joseph Alexander? needs research].
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 2 - FEE BOOKS OF AUGUSTA COURT - 1777, ... page 37, Wm. Curry, North Creek; James Buchanan, B. Land; Alex. Montgomerie, B. Land; William Leviston, near Staunton Robert Russell, near Staunton; John Trimble, near Staunton; Wm. Curry, near Staunton; Moury Henry (?), near Staunton; James Steel, B. Land; John Ritchey, M. Creek; William Dunlap, Middle River; James Kerr... (Note: "B. Land" stands for "Borden's Land", where Alexander's tract acquired from his father-in-law, Joseph Alexander was located).