Facts and Events
Andrew Cathey was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Orange County Virginia Records:
- Pg. 29-33. Indenture 8 Jan. 1745 between James Cathie of Augusta County and Andrew Cathie, son of James Cathie of same.. for five shillings.. sells 625 acres of land on Middle River, Shanando Riv. in Augusta County.. part of a tract containing 1350 acres granted by pattent dated 30th Aug 1743 to James Cathie.. land beginning.. John Given's line... (signed) James Cathie (seal). Witnesses: Thos. Lewis, Silas Hart, James Blear. Release recorded 23 May 1745.. payment of £20. [Orange County Virginia Deed Book 10, Dorman, pg. 33].
Disposition of Land from Orange County Virginia Records:
- Pg. 153-156. Indenture 19 July 1745 between Andrew Cathey of county of Augusta and Thomas Story of same.. for sum of five shillings.. sells 675 acres of land lying in the Middle River Shennando in Augusta County.. bounded.. James Cathey's Patent.. John Given's land.... (signed) Andrew (X) Cathey (seal). Witnesses: John Lewis, Thos. Lewis, James Blear. Sum of £105 paid... release recorded. Recorded Orange County 25 July 1745. [On Margin: Del'd to Tho. Story July 10. 1747]. [Orange County Virginia Deed Book 10, Dorman, pg. 43].
Records of Andrew Cathey in Augusta County, VA
- Vol. 2 - LIST OF MUSTERS IN AUGUSTA COUNTY, 1742: Capt. James Cathey's List: James Cathey, Captain; John Given, John Case, Andr. Case, Will Brown, David Logan, John Case, Sam Case, Thos. Stephenson, David Stephenson, John McClewer, Joseph Hanna, John Frame, Hugh Camble, Michel Dickey, Nichel Leeper, Sam Hues, Rob. Craig, Wm. Monson, William Johston, James Givens, David Nelson, Rob. Koney, James Fowler, Edw. Givens, James Case, George Anderson, Nathan Underwood, George Anderson, James Scott, Andr. Cathey, Francis Raley, John McCown, John King, Robert Joweter, Rob Brown, Rob. McDowell, Wm. Hains, James Allan, Jams. Chambers, Sam Givens, Thos. Lander (Lauder), Archabel Hamilton.
- Page 85.--8th October, 1762. Thomas Story and Mary ( ) to John Stuart, £200, 200 acres, part of 675 acres patented to and granted by Andrew Cathey to Thomas, 20th July, 1745, on Middle River of Shanando. Delivered to Maj. D. Stephenson.
Information on Andrew Cathey
Andrew Cathey was born ca 1715 (guess) in Ulster, Ireland. He is a proven child of James as named in James’ 1756 Will.
Andrew Cathey married someone before ca 1740 in Augusta Co, VA.
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