Facts and Events
Andrew Kincaid was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Andrew Kincaid acquired 45 acres in the Calfpasture, above Tinker in 1769.
- AUG 08/21/1770 C3-503(495) Deed book 16-495. John ( ) Kinkead and Elizabeth ( ) to Andrew Kinkead, L40, 106 acres on Great Calfpasture, part of 530 acres conveyed to John Kinkead by John Kinkead, clerk, 17th October, 1754. Delivered: Jno. Kinkead, 21st February, 1776.
- Andrew Kincaid acquired 400 acres in the Calfpasture, next to John Kincaid, "prior to 1773".
Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 491.--18th August, 1770. Andrew Kinkead and Jean to Thomas Kinkead, £40, 45 acres on Calfpasture River; corner said Thomas. Teste: John Finley, William Tincher. Delivered: Tully Davitt, 1776.
Early Land Records in Virginia
- DEED: VA; Botetourt Co.; Deed Book 3, p. 5, 27 Jun 1780.
- This Indenture made the twenty seventh of June in the year of our lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty between William Hamilton of the one parrt and Andrew Kincaide of the other part witnesseth that for and in consideration of the sum of four hundred pounds current money of Virginia to the said Wm Hamilton in hand paid by Andrew Kincade at or before the sealing and delivery of these presents the receipt whereof he doth hereby acknowledge [next follows acknowledgement of the above lease and a release, discription of the land (same as above) and the same conveyence discription] unto the said Andrew Kincade his heirs and assignees forever to the only proper use & behoof him the said Andrew Kincade and of his heirs or assignees forever and the said William Hamilton doath for himself his heirs exec and administrators doth covenant and promise and grant to and with the said Andrew Kincaide his heirs and assignees by these presents that are seized of a good share perfect and indefesible Estate of Inheritance in fee simple of and in the premises hereby granted and released and that he hath good power and lawfull and absolute athority to grant and convey the same to the said Andrew Kincade and that the said premises now are and so fore ever heeafter shall remain and be free and clear of and from all other former and other gifts grants bargains sales dower right and right of dower judgements executions titles troubles changes and incumbrances whatsoever made ? commited or suffered by the said William Hamilton or any other person or persons what so ever [this continues in the same way for another paragraph] And lastly that the said Wm Hamilton and his heirs all and singular the premises hereby granted and released with the sertenaces unto said Andrew Kincade his heirs and assignees against him the said Wm Hamilton and their heirss and all and every other person and persons whatsoever shall warrant and forever defend by these presents. In witness whereof the said Wm Hamilton hath hereunto set his hand and seale the day and year first above written.
- William Hamilton.
- Sealled and delivered in the presence of
- Robert Armstrong Junior
- John Bollar
- James Elliot
- August Botetourt Court 1780 These Indentures of lease and release from William Hamilton to Andrew Kincade were proved by the oaths of John Boller and James Elliott two of the witnesses and at another court held for said county the 14th day of September 1780 the same was proved by the oath of Robt Armstrong another witness and ordered to be recorded. Test David May C BC.
- DEED: VA; Botetourt Co.; Deed book 3; p. 416 - 417, 7 Jun 1785
- This Indenture made this sevent Day of June one thousand seven hundred and eighty five betwen Andrew Kincade & Mary his wife of the county of Botetourt of the one Part and William Kincade of said County of the other Part witnesseth that the said Andrew Kincade for and in Consideration of the sum of two hundred Pounds current Money of Virginia to him in hand paid by the said William Kincade the receipt where of he doth hereby acknowledge and doth thereof acquit and discharge the said Wm Kincade his heirs exec & Admin. he the said Andrew Kincade & Mary his wife hath granted bargained and sold and by these pressents doth grant, bargain, sell allien? ? and confirm unto the said Wm Kincade his heirs and assignes forever one certain tract or Parcel of land containing one hundred and ten acres lying & being in Botetourt County on Jackson River (formerly Augusta) and bounded as followeth to witt- Begining at two black Oaks on a hill ? thence west sixty four poles to a white oak north sixty five degrees west twenty six poles to a spanish oak and white oak on the River Banks thence up the severall courses of the River two hundred and fourteen poles to two Black oaks on the bank of the river thence east one hundred and fifteen poles to a line on a hill upon the old line thence with said line south seven degrees west one hundered and seventy six poles to the begining. To have and to hold the said bargained tract or parcel of land with all wooods, under woods, swamps, marches, low grounds, meadows, fieldings and his due shares of all veins mines & quarries as well discovered as not discovered within the bounds afforesaid with all proffits and comodities thereunto belonging or in any wise assurtaining to the said Wm Kincade his heirs and assignes forever, and he the said Andrew Kincade and Mary his wife for themselves and their heirs doth covenat grant and agree to with the said Wm Kincade that he the said Andrew Kincade & Mary his wife the said land and premises with every of the assertenancies unto the said Wm Kincade his heirs and assignes shall and will for ever warrant and difffend in witness whereof he the said Andrew Kincade and Mary his wife hath hereunto set their hands and seals the year and day afore written.
- Andrew Kincade
- Mary Kincade
- Signed sealled and delivered in the pressence of
- Rich. Morris
- Robert Armstrong Jr
- Moses Mann
- March Botetourt Court 1786 This Indenture of Bargain of Sale was proved by the oath of Robert Armstrong Junr & Moses Mann two of the witnesses & at another court held for the said County on 10th day of Sept 1786 the same was proved by the oath of Richard Morris a third witness & thereunto ordered to be recorded.
- Test A. Smyth DC
- LAND SURVEY: WV; Monroe Co.; Survey Bk 3, p. 215
- 18 Oct 1789
- To Andrew Kincaid:215 acres granted by the Comr for the District of Augusta &C. Including a survey made for Sam Glass in 1774, assee of Sam Glass. Land adjoining John Madison, John Right, William Tincher, James Smith, James McAfee, John Persons. Begining at a White oak chesnut & yellow Lynn cor. to McAfee, n5e 32p with McAfee's line to 2 sugartrees & hickory, n15e; 32p to a red oak & sugartree, n21e; 58p to a black oak & 2 sugartrees, n7e; 66 to a hickory cor. to Person, n82w; 78p with Person's line to a hickory & ash, n54e; 34p to a white oak & black oak, n80e; 6p to 2 white oaks on Madisons line, s45w; 54p; with Madison's line to a W.O.. s45e; 20p to 2 hicky cor. to Wright, s16e; 130p with Wright to a black oak, double lynn by a run, s40w; 88p to a black oak & white oak, s 28p to 2 poplars, s50e; 40p to a white oak & 2 spanish oaks cor. to Tincher, s89w; 106p with Tincher to a sugartree & hicky, s20w; 74p to a hicky & sugartree & black oak cor. to Smith, n80w; 28p with Smith to 2 sugartree & hickory, ___ 33p to the beginning.
- LAND GRANT: VA; Greenbrier Co.; http://lvaimage.lib.va.us/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=732&last=&g_p=G29&collection=LO Grant
- Kincaid, Andrew.
- 20 November 1793
- Greenbrier County.
- 170 acres on Anthony's Creek adjoining the land of James Richards, and the heirs of James Anderson, decd. Source: Land Office Grants No. 29, 1793, p. 732 (Reel 95). Virginia State Land Office. Grants A-Z, 1-124, reels 42-190; Virginia State Land Office. Grants 125- , reels 369-.
- p. 732
- (in margin: "Andw Kincaid 170 ac. Greenbrier")
- "Henry Lee Esquire Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia To All to whom these presents shall come Greeting Know ye that by Virtue of a Certificate of in Light of Settlement given by the Commissioners for adjusting the Titles to unpatented land in the District of Augusta Botetourt and Greenbrier and in Consideration of the ancient composition of fifteen shillings sterling paid by Andrew Kincaid into the Treasury of this Commonwealth (inserted) also part of Treasury Warrant No. 12097 (ind of insert) There is granted by the said Commonwealth unto the said Andrew Kincaid Assignee of John Offill a certain tract of parcel of Land containing One hundred and seventy ac. by Survey bearing date the thirtieth of June One thousand seven hundred and eighty seven, lying and being in the County of Greenbrier on Anthonys Creek joining the lands of James Richards and the heirs of James Anderson Decd. and bounded as followeth to wit, beginning at an Alluses? and Dogwood and running South sixty degrees East thirty two poles crossing the creek to a Maple corner to James Richards and with his line South thirty one degrees East thirty two poles to an Ironwood and pine and leaving his line North fifty two degrees East forty poles to two Hickorys North thirty two degrees East sixty four poles to a Sugar tree and white oak North fifty three degrees East fifty poles to two White oaks North sixty degrees East one hundred and forty eight poles to a white oak and white pine North thirty two degrees East twenty eight poles to two white oaks corner to Anderson and with his line North thirty eight degrees West one hundred poles crossing the Creek to a sugar tree and hickory South forty five degrees West fifty poles to a Sugar tree, North fifty degrees West fifty poles to a Sugar Tree South fifty degrees West fifteen poles to a white oak, South forty degrees East twenty six poles to a sugar tree South twenty poles to a large white oak, and South forty two degrees West two hundred and fifty three poles to the beginning With its Appurtenances to Have and to hold the said tract of parcel of land with its Appurtenances to the said Andrew Kincaid and his heirs forever. In Witness whereof the said Henry Lee Equire Governor of the Commonwealth of Virgto be affixed at Richmond on the twentieth day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety three and of the Commonwealth the eighteenth Henry Lee
- DEED: VA; Bath Co.; Deed Book 1, p 225, 14 Apr 1795
- This Indenture made this Fourteenth day of April one thousand seven hundred & ninety five between Andrew Kincade & Mary his wife of the one part of the County of Greenbrier & John Kincade of the county of Bath of the other part witnesseth that the said Andrew Kincade & Mary his wife for & in consideration of the sum of thirty five poundes current money of Virginia to them in hand paid by the said John Kincade the receipt where of he doth hereby acknowledge * doth thereof acquit and discharge the said John Kincade his heirs execotors Adminestrators & the said Andrew Kincaide and Mary his wife hath granted bargained and sold and by these presents doth grant bargain and sell allien ? and confirm unto the said John Kincaid his heirs & assigne forever one certain tract of land containing 76a being part of a tract of 283a on the east side of Jackson River begining at two white oaks on a hill side on the old line then S89W 82p crossing dry run to a white oak on a hill, then N60W 32p to a locust near the spring run then N38E 48p to an Elm by the dry run N48W 24p to a cherry tree on said run, S88W 32p to a stake at the mouth of the run on the river bank then down the several courses of the river 136p to two black oakes on the river bank corner to the land belonging to the heirs of Wm Kincade deceased and with their line E 140p to a pine on the old line and with it 72p to the beginning
- Andrew Kinkade
- (2 seals, Mary's name does not appear)
- No witnesses.
- Jun Court 1795 This indenture of Bargain and sale between Andrew Kinkeade and Mary his wife of the one part and John Kincade of the other part was acknowledged by A. Kincade and ordered to record. Chas Cameron
Will of Andrew Kincaid
- Will of Andrew Kincaid, dated 9 June 1810
- I Andrew Kincaid of the County of Greenbrier do hereby make my last will and testament in manner and form following, that is to say:
- 1st I desire that all my Debts and funeral expences be first paid out of my personal Estate.
- 2dly after the payment of my Debts and funeral expeces, I give to my wife Mary Kincaid one third part of my Estate both Real and personal, for and during the term of her Natural life, and after her decease, I give the same to my son andrew Kincaid to be enjoyed by him forever.
- 3dly, I give to my Son's John Kincaid Robert Kincaid James Kincaid and Thomas Kincaid one Dollar and twenty Cents each to be injoned by them forever. Also, I give to my Deaughters Sarah Caldwell Elizabeth Miller Ann Garten Mary Wyatt and Margret Slone one Dollar twenty five cents each to be enjoyed by them forever.
- 4dly, I give all the Remainder of my personal Estate goods and Chattels, and the land I now live on to my Son Andrew Kincaid to be injoyed by his his heirs and assigns forever.
- And lastly I do hereby Constistute and appoint my Sons Robert Kincaid and Andrew Kincaid Executors of my last will and testament, hereby Revoking all other or former wills or testaments, by me heretofore made.
- In witness where of I have hereinto Set my hand and affixed my Seal this ninth Day of June 1810
- Signed and Acknowledged
- (signed) Andrew X Kincaid
- in the presence of us.
- Robert Kincaid
- Matthew Kincaid
- James Erwine
- James Thompson
- [Source: Greenbrier Co.; Will Book 1, Page 276].
- APPRAISAL: VA; Greenbrier Co.
- Appraisal of Andrew Kincaid is recorded as 27 Aug 1810 by James Erwin and Samuel Humphries. (Shuck vol.5 p 168).
- At Greenbrier May Court 1811
- The last Testament of Andrew Kincaid dec.d was presented in Court & proved by the Oaths of James Thompson & Mathew Kincaid witnesses thereto and the same is Andres to be Recorded And on the motion of Andrew Kincaid one of the Executors therein named who made Oath according to Law and thereupon he entered into Bond with James Thompson & Mathew Kincaid his Securities in the penalty of One Thousand dollars conditioned as the Law directs Certificate is granted him for obtaining a probat of the said Will in due form. Liberty being reserved to the other Executor named in said Will to join in the Probat when he shall this fit.
- Lewis Stuart [???]