Facts and Events
Andrew Trumbo was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 365.--11th May, 1771. Mary Wood, executrix and devisee of James Wood, late of Frederick, to Andrew Trumbo, £240, on south fork of South Branch of Potowmac, 600 acres, part of 2400 acres patented to James Wood, William Russell and William Green, 23d October, 1750, and conveyed to Wood by partition. Delivered: Andrew Trumbo, 8th November, 1774.
Processioning List of 1767/68
- "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 447.--1767-68: Processioned by Thos. Beggs and Michael Humble from Brocks Gap to Hampshire Line, viz: For Abraham Bird, present Rudy Mauk and Teter Couts; for Teter Coutts, for Conrad Custard, for Rudy Mauck, for Conrad Lamb for Isaac Beackfield, for John Miller, for Charles Man, for Thomas Witsell, for Conrad Custard, Sr., for Jacob Trumbo, for Thomas Beggs, for James Beggs, for Jacob Bare, for James Marshall, for Andrew Trumbo, for Martin Witsell, for Adam Reader, for Uriah Humble.
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Page 439.--10th August, 1761. Adam Raider and Barbary to Matthios Raider, £20, 100 acres adjoining land Matthios lives on; cor. Alex. Painter. Teste: Burr Harrison, Robert Peyton, Andrew ( ) Trumboer.
- Page 491.--17th May, 1766. Rudolph Mauk and Cathrine ( ) to Michael Hauber (Hober), £70, 335 acres on head of Fort Run at foot of North Mountain, patented to Rudolph, 30th August, 1763, oak in Johnson's line. Teste: Joseph Dictum, Andrew Trumbo, John Cain, George ( ) Shoemaker. Delivered: Michael Hober, 16th June, 1772.