Facts and Events
Andrew Viney was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Survey in Augusta County
- November 8th 1749 - Then Survey'd for Andrew Viney a certain Tract of Waste and Ungranted Land Situate in Augusta County and on the Lost River of Cacapehon and Bounded as followeth Beginning at a Large white Pine and three Lynn Trees growing from one Stump & runs thence N° 55° West Three hundred Poles to three white Oaks in amongst the Mountains thence went to the Beginning and runs S° 35° West Two hundred & six poles to a Maple a Lynn and Wild Cherry Trees on the Mountain Side just on the Creek thence N° 55° West Three hundred Poles to a white Oak and a Black & Hie. Oak from thence to his Opposite Corner N° 35° East Plat drawn. (signed) ANDREW VINEY. M [Source: "Journal of my Journey over the Mountains", by George Washington, while surveying for Lord Thomas Fairfax, Baron of Cameron in the Northern Neck of Virginia, pg. 84].
Acquisition of Land in Augusta County
Acquisition of Land from Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants 1742-1775, Vol. 2:
- G-536: Andrew Viney of Augusta County, 386¼ acres in said County. Surv. Mr. G. Washington. On Lost River of Cacoapehon. 6 June 1750. [Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants, 1742-1775, Vol. 2, pg. 50].
Records of Andrew Viney in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 1 - MAY 24, 1750. - (373) Joseph How directed to set up sign posts and keep it up with these: John Elswick, Andrew Viney, John Dunbarr, William McBride, Francis McBride, Robert Denton, James Thomas, James Scot, James Hamilton, William Miller and Valentine Sevier.
- Vol. 1 - MAY 24, 1755. - (442) Andrew Viney--witness from Hampshire.