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Andrew Johnston, of the Potomac River and Culpeper County, VA
b.1740
 
  • HAndrew Johnston, of the Potomac River and Culpeper County, VA1740 -
  • WMary Gregg1740/45 -
m. 1765
  1. Abigail Johnston1777 - 1850
  2. Margaret Johnstonbef 1782 -
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Name Andrew Johnston, of the Potomac River and Culpeper County, VA
Gender Male
Birth? 1740
Marriage 1765 to Mary Gregg

Andrew Johnston Doe was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:


  • 20 July 1768 - Andrew Johnston obtained a patent for land "on North Fork of South Branch of Potomac, near the Great Clover Lick", (as listed in the disposition below):
  • 1771 - Andrew Johnston of Culpeper and Michael Ebermann of Augusta County obtained a patent for land "on Senecar Creek, a branch of North Branch of South Branch of Potowmack", (as listed in the disposition below):


Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:


  • Page 178.--20th March, 1770. Andrew Johnston to Joseph Bennet, £38, on North Fork of South Branch of Potomac, near the Great Clover Lick, patented to said Andrew, 20th July, 1768. Teste: John Madison, Jr., William Crow, William Long.
  • Page 215.--21st November, 1775. Andrew Johnson, of Culpeper, and Michael Erreman (Ebermann), of Augusta, to William Gragg. Patented to Andrew and Michael 16th, 1771, on Senecar Creek, a branch of North Branch of South Branch of Potowmack. (Note: William Gragg is likely related to Andrew Johnston's wife)

Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:


  • Page 456.--29th May, 1761. Mary Wood, of Frederick, James and Moses Green, of Culpeper, to Joseph Skidmore, Jr., £50.15, on North Fork of South Branch of Potowmack, 203 acres, part of 660 acres patented to Robert Green, 25th June, 1747. Teste. Mathew Patton, Michael Prop (Propps), Frederick Easter (Hister). Delivered: Andrew Johnston, June, 1767.
  • Page 475.--29th May, 1761. William Green, surviving joint tenant of James Wood, William Green and William Russell (by consent of Mary Wood, devisee of James Wood and William Russell, son and heir-at-law of said William) and Ann, his wife, to Jeremiah Ozburn (Osburn), £41.16, on South Fork of South Branch of Potowmack; cor. tract surveyed for Charles Willson, 220 acres, part of tract patented to James, William and William above, 23d October, 1750. Teste: Frederick Kister (see Easter, Hister, &c., above). Delivered: Andrew Johnston, June, 1767.
  • Page 539.--20th August, 1761. Joseph ( ) Skidmore, Jr., to Gabriel Coil, £25, 102 acres, part of lot No. 16 above (part of one of the lots formerly surveyed for Robert Green, gent., No. 16, cor. with part of said tract belonging to Gabriel Coil). Delivered: Andrew Johnston, June, 1767.
  • Page 435.--16th November, 1763. George Bush ( ) and Susannah ( ) to Sebastian Hover, £94, 116 acres on South Fork of South Branch of Potowmack, conveyed to George by Mary Woods and Green, 29th May, 1761. Delivered: Andrew Johnston, June, 1767.
  • Page 440.--24th May, 1763. William Green, of Culpeper, to Jacob Rollman and Catherine Zorn, £__, 200 acres on South Fork of Potomac, part of 600 acres patented to James Wood and William Russell, deceased. and said William Green; corner Boston Hover. Teste: Boston Hover ( ). Delivered: Andrew Johnston, June, 1767.
  • Page 445.--25th May, 1763. Same (William Green, of Culpeper) to Nicholas Semon, £11, 145 acres near head of South Fork of Potomac, patented to William, 5th March, 1762. Delivered: Andrew Johnston, June, 1767.
  • Page 453.--24th May, 1763. Same (William Green, of Culpeper) to John Wyse, £20, 283 acres on Mill Creek, a branch of South Branch of Potomac, part of 1650 acres. Delivered: Andrew Johnston, June, 1767.
  • Page 455.--24th May, 1763. Same (William Green, of Culpeper) to Martin Judy, £27.10, 367 acres as above. Delivered: Andrew Johnston, June, 1767.
  • Page 460.--25th May, 1763. Same (William Green, of Culpeper) to Henry Pickle, £18, 190 acres on South Fork of Potomac near head. Delivered: Andrew Johnston, 1767.
  • Page 463.--25th May, 1763. Same (William Green, of Culpeper) to Boston Hugler, £30, 400 acres on Mill Creek, part of 1650 acres above. Delivered: Andrew Johnston, 1767.
  • Page 465.--24th May, 1763. Same (William Green, of Culpeper) to Boston Hover. £15, 200 acres part of 600 patented to Wood, Russell and Green. Delivered to Andrew Johnston.
  • Page 408.--8th June, 1767. Daniel Harrison's will--To wife; to Sarah Stevenson, his wife's daughter; to son, Benjamin Harrison, youngest son; to children. Teste: Andrew Johnson, John Johnson, Robt. Brown, Andrew Johnson's deposition taken in Culpeper County, 13th May, 1771, before James Barbour, Jr., and Robert Throckmorton. Proved, 25th August, 1770, by John Johnson. Executors qualified as above, vid., pages 339, 340.
  • Page 145.--23d August, 1768. Leonard ( ) Simmons to Adam Harper, £40, 104 acres on North Fork of South Branch of Potomac. Teste: Thomas Smith, Andrew Johnston. Delivered: Adam Harper, March, 1770.
  • Vol. 1 - NOVEMBER, 1770 (A). - John Walmsley vs. Andrew Johnston.--Matthew Patton, gent., mentioned in 1765.
  • Vol. 1 - NOVEMBER 18, 1773. - (240) Michael Aberman and Andrew Johnson, to view road from Lanticur, at mouth of North Fork, at Joseph Bennett's.
  • Vol. 2 - FEE BOOKS OF AUGUSTA COURT - 1774-- page 34, Andrew Johnston, South Branch.
  • Vol. 2 - 1781--September 24th, Catherine and John Spoon, children of Conrad Spoon, absconded, to be bound. James Wait's will proved; widow Catherine qualifies executrix. William Campbell's will proved; Eliz. Campbell qualifies executrix. Gatlive Airy's estate committed to Anthony Reader, his son-in-law, widow Mary having refused. Isaac Hankle recommended and qualified Captain, vice Andrew Johnston, resigned, and Wm. Aberman as Lieutenant vice Robt. Menzies. Robert Harrison qualifies Ensign. John Ruddle qualifies Lieutenant. Michael Baker qualifies Captain. Saml. Skidmore, orphan of Saml. Skidmore. Ann Skidmore, widow, has dower assigned in land sold by her husband to Samuel Skidmore, deceased, father of the orphan Samuel.