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Andrew McClure was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Andrew McClure's land (Beverley Manor SE, 370 acres, 1738) 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. (Note: land acquired by James McClure, Andrew McClure's father is adjoining this land to the northeast).
Andrew McClure's land (Beverley Manor NW, 300 acres, 1749) 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 Orange County, Virginia Records:
- Pages 252-56. 20-21 Feb. 1738 . William Beverley of Essex County, Gent. to Andrew McLure of Augusta County, farmer. Lease and release; for ₤11.12. - current money. 370 acres, part of the Manner of Beverley... Joseph Fee's (s/b Tee's) and Daniel Manahan's land... James McLure's land... (signed) W. Beverley. Wit: James Porteus, Thos. Wood, John Latham. 28 June 1739. Proved by James Porteus, Thos Wood and John Latham. [Orange County Deed Book 3, pg. 17].
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 549.--28th February, 1749-50. Same (From William Beverley) to Andrew McClure, 300 acres in Beverley Manor. Corner tract surveyed for Samuel Templeton. William McClintock's line; Adam Thompson's line. Teste: James Peare, John Linn, William Wright.
- Page 327.--25th April, 1754. Samuel Henderson and Jane, yeoman to Andrew McClure, yeoman, £116, 265 acres in Beverley Manor, part of 530 acres conveyed by Beverley 21st February, 1738, to George Hutchison, recorded in Orange and 265 acres conveyed by Hutchison to Samuel 13th June, 1746, recorded in Augusta on Long Meadow Run; corner to Alexander Henderson's line; livery of seizin by a branch of a growing white oak and a handful of earth. Delivered to Andrew McClure 18th February, 1757.
- Page 342.--18th May, 1768. William Carr and Martha ( ) to Andrew McClure, £40, 164 acres, part of 188 acres patented to William 2d June, 1760, on Middle River of Shanando; corner Beverley Manor. Teste: Alex. Kelly ( ), John Gillespie, Wm. Robertson. Delivered: Andrew McClure, March, 1779.
- Page 102.--21st November, 1772. Thomas Bell, son and heir of Joseph Bell, deceased, to Andrew McClure, on Long Meadow adjoining land on which Joseph formerly lived. Teste: John Patrick, Tully Davitt, Thomas Bell. Delivered: Samuel McClure, February, 1778.
- Page 164.--17th March, 1773. Same (Beverley) to Andrew McClure. Delivered; Samuel McClure, February, 1778.
- Page 296.--19th May, 1774. Sarah ( ) Hutcheson, widow of Thomas Hutcheson, deceased, to Andrew McClure. assignee of John Williams, carpenter. Thomas had sold to William 100 acres known as the Strawberry Draft (Thomas died on or about month of April, 1772). Delivered: Samuel McClure, February, 1778.
Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 284.--3d May, 1751. Andrew McClure, planter, and Eleanor, to Alexander Richey, blacksmith, 300 acres in Beverley Manor, tract surveyed for Saml. Templeton; Wm. McClintock's line; Adam Thompson's line. Teste: Michael Realy, Robert Gray.
Will of Andrew McClure
From Chalkley's Augusta County Records:
- Page 166.--20th February, 1780. Andrew McClure's will--To son, Joshia (Josiah), 205 acres home place; to son, John; to wife, Elener; to daughter. Elizabeth; to daughter Elizabeth's son, John Trimble. Executors, Sons John and Josiah. Teste: Zechariah Johnston, David and John McClure. Proved, 21st July, 1789, by David McClure, and 15th September, 1789, by John McClure.
Processioning List of 1755
- "Processioning" was the periodic review and agreement of property lines between settler's lands. Processioning Lists are useful in determining the general area of a settlers lands and their neighbors at specific time periods:
- Page 152. (1755) --Jno. Finley, Wm. Thompson processioned in Cap. Thompson's Company as follows, viz: For Samuel McCune, for Wm. Logan, for Wm. Johnston, for Widow Thompson, for Thos. Thompson; Widow Frazer, present Robert Modey; for Rob. Moody; for Andw. McClure, present Jno. Hutchison; for Jno. Hutchison; for Hugh McClure, for Richard Pilson, for Zechoriah Smith, for Widow Sayre, for Andw. McClure, for John Campbell, for John Black, for Archd. Stewart, for Rob. Finley, for Alex. Henderson, for Wm. Patterson, for Jno. McClure, for George Caldwell, for John Thompson, for Wm. Palmer, for James Gillespey, for James Hamilton, for Saml. Steele, for James McClure, for Widow Campbell, for Robert Patrick, for John Ramsey, for Wm. Finley, for John Finley, for David Henderson, for Isaac White, for Adam Morow, for Alex. Thompson, for Wm. Thompson, for Wm. Caldwell.
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley's Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 1 - APRIL AND JUNE, 1746. - James Davis vs. Andrew McClure and James McClure.--Bond dated 25th August, 1743. Andrew was from Bucks County. James McClure from Augusta. James Davis of Augusta. Writ dated 25th January, 1744.
- Vol. 1 - JUNE, 1747. - James McClelhill vs. Andrew McClure.--James and Jane, his wife, admrs. of Randal McDonnald. Writ dated 25th February, 1745.
- Page 480.--27th February, 1749. Same (From William Beverley) to William Long, 400 acres in Beverley Manor, patent line. Corner John Wilson, crossing South River; Col. James Patton and William Robinson. Corner James Bell. Col Patton's mill place. Teste: James Alexander, Andrew McClure, John Black.
- Page 608.--27th February, 1749. William Wright to William Beverley, 413 acres. Corner John Seawright, George Hutchison's line. Teste: James Henderson, Andrew McClure.
- Page 541.--28th February, 1749. Same (From William Beverley) to William McNabb, 300 acres in Beverley Manor. Corner Samuel Downey, Adam Thompson's line; corner John Campbell; corner James Callison; Alexander McFeeter's line. Teste: John Lin, John Linn, Andrew McClure.
- Page 611.--1st March, 1749. William Beverley to William Wright, 155 acres, 270 acres--425 acres--in Beverley Manor. Alexander Henderson's line. Corner William Johnston, John Thompson's line. Teste: James Henderson, Andrew McClure.
- Page 677.--2d March, 1749. Same (From William Beverley) to Adam Thompson, 287 acres in Beverley Manor. In Beverley Manor, corner Samuel Downey, Wm. McNabb's and John Campbell's line; corner Andrew McClure, Sr. Teste: Chas. Dick, Thos. Wood.
- Vol. 1 - AUGUST AND PART NOVEMBER, 1752. - Ritchie vs. McClure.--Andrew McClure, obliger, to John Patton, obligee. 4th July, 1752.
- Page 47.--23d September, 1756. James McClure's will, taylor, of South Carolina--Son, James, Bible and big pot; son, Samuel, next biggest pot; wife, Agness, to have use of both pots; sons, John and Andrew; daughters, Eleanor, Jean, Esther. Executors, Wm. Givens, Wm. McClure. Teste: Wm. Hanna, Wm. Beard, Wm. McClure. Proved, 18th August, 1761, by Wm. Hanna, other witnesses are dead. James, eldest son and heir, appears and waives objection to proving the will. Executor Wm. McClure is dead. William Givens lives in South Carolina. Administration granted to son, James McClure, who qualifies, with Andrew and Hugh McClure.
- Page 467.--18th August, 1757. Alexander (Alexter) Henderson to John Hutchison, 265 acres in Beverley Manor, part of 530 acres conveyed by Beverley to Geo. Hutchison, 21st February, 1738, and sold by George to Alexander, 13th June, 1746; cor. Samuel Henderson's land, on Long Meadow. Teste: Wm. Logan, Andrew McClure.
- Page 85.--21st March, 1759. Thos. Shields to Robt. Douglass, £19, 129 acres on Pine Run on south side Beverley Manor; line of Charles Campbell; line of James Robinson. Teste: Hugh McClure, Andrew McClure, Thos. Shields.
- Page 87.--5th September, 1759. Archibald Stewart's will--Wife, Janet; son, Thomas, his Great Bible; daughter, Eleanor, 5 shillings; son, Alexander, tract adjoining Andw. McClure's land; grandson, Archibald Stewart, £10 when aged 10 years; son, Benj. Stewart. Executors, Thos. Stewart, Edward Hall. Teste: Jno. and Andw. Campbell, Jno. Finley. Proved, 17th November, 1761, by Jno. and Andrew Campbell. Executors qualified, with Jno. Campbell. Andrew Campbell.
- Page 455.--25th March, 1760. Thomas Thompson's will--Brother, James Thompson, 200 yekers which belonged to my father, Jno. Thompson. Executors, Wm. Johnson and Jno. Gray. Teste: Andw. McClure, Isabell Hutchinson, Wm. Logan. Proved, 19th August, 1766, by the witnesses. Executors qualified, with Alex. McDonall. Wm. Martin.
- Page 21.--18th November, 1760. James Alexander to John and Wm. Long, heirs of Frances Long, deceased, of Chester County, Pennsylvania, £5, 400 acres, part of 800 on Long Meadow of Middle River; cor. Andrew McClure's; cor. James Alexander. Delivered: John Long, 23d October, 1766.
- Page 289.--18th May, 1762. Zachariah Bell, of Craven County, South Carolina, to Samuel Logan, £30.1.3, 238 acres at head of Elk Run in Beverley Manor; Andrew McClure's line, ye Barrens; Joseph Bell's cor. Teste: Zechariah Smith, Zechariah Johnston, Hugh McClure. Delivered: Samuel Bell, May, 1763.
- Page 62.--30th June, 1765. James Hamilton, farmer, to John Hamilton, farmer, £2, 100 acres, part of 200 acres formerly surveyed for Andrew McClure and Alex. Henderson, and known by name of Elk Run, now seated by said John Hamilton, in Beverley Manor; corner tract surveyed for David Edmiston, James Alexander's line. Teste: Francis and John Alexander, Andrew McClure.
- Page 99.--28th October, 1766. John and Wm. Long, of Chester County, Pennsylvania, to William Long, Sr., of Augusta County, £10, 400 acres, part of 800 acres in Beverley Manor on Long Meadow, a branch of Middle River; corner tract now Andrew McClure's; corner James Alexander's part of this said tract. Teste: James and Wm. Bell, John and Wm. Long. Delivered: Samuel Long, 29th May, 1783.
- Page 170.--8th November, 1766. Samuel Logan and Mary ( ) to Thomas Hutcheson, £30, 238 acres at head of Elk Run in Beverley Manor; Andrew McCluer's line, grub in the Barrens, new corner of Joseph Bell's. Delivered: Sarah Hutchison, 14th October, 1773.
- Page 5.--16th August, 1768. John Carr (Ceer, Keer) and Lucy ( ) to William McClure, £40, 150 acres, part of 275 acres in Beverley Manor on a small branch of Middle River joining Cohorn's land; Beverley's line. Teste: John Stuart, Hugh Allen, Andrew McClure. Delivered: Wm. McClure, August Court, 1779.
- Page 434.--30th March, 1771. Thomas Frame and Jean to John Campbell, 296 acres conveyed to him, 26th May, 1771; 220 acres in Beverley Manor conveyed to Thomas by James Frame, 18th August, 1768, corner the Christians' land, land belonging to one Lusk; one McCorkle's corner; John Glass's corner. Teste: William Young, Andrew McClure, Chas. Campbell.
- Page 336.--25th May, 1771. John Campbell and Elizabeth to Thomas Frame, £130, 288 acres on Middle River of Shanandore on Walter's Run, Robert Campbell's line. Teste: Robert and John Campbell, Andrew McClure. Delivered: Thomas Frame, 25th January, 1773.
- Page 8.--20th August, 1772. Recorded. Thos. Hutcheson's appraisement by Walter Davis, Andrew McClure, John Hamilton.
- Vol. 1 - (148) AUGUST 17, 1773. - Andrew McClure, vice Thomas Frame, road surveyor.
- Page 390.--21st August, 1780. Samuel McClure to John McClure, four tract in Beverley Manor, joining survey of Long Meadow, part of tract Andrew McClure now lives on, tract known as the Strawberry Bottom.
- Page 187.--29th January, 1781. William Long's will (of South River, Shanadore)--To wife; to son, Alexander Long, the money that son William had in possession at his decease; to son, William's son, infant; to son, Francis, 100 acres adjoining Jacob Gabhart; to sons, David and Joseph, 400 acres that David lives on; to son, John, if ever he returns home again; to son, James, part of testator's home tract adjoining James Bell; to son, Samuel, other part of tract lying between Francis and James; to daughters, Elizabeth Henderson and Dorcas Barnet, 150 acres on Long Meadow; to grandson, William Long, son of son William, 250 acres on Long Meadow adjoining Andrew McClure and James Alexander. Executors, sons Alexander, Samuel, James. Teste: John Bell, Gabriel Alexander, Joseph Bell. Proved, 18th September, 1781, by John Bell and Alexander.
- Vol. 2 - APRIL, 1793 (A to G). - Dixon vs. Kerr--Original patent by Frau. Fauquier to William Carr, 2d June, 1760, for 188 acres on Cathey's River, corner Beverley Main Line. Original deed, Andrew and Margaret McClure to John Dickson, recorded 1786. Same, William Carr and Martha, to Andrew McClure, 1768. Original patent by Jefferson to John Dixon, 5th September, 178_ (fifth year of Commonwealth), 91 acres.