b.WFT Est 1762-1773
Facts and Events
Anthony Black was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Records of Anthony Black in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 1 - Torbett's heirs vs. Campbell--O. S. 47; N. S. 16. Bond 18th November, 1771, by Wm. Campbell and John Tate to Hugh Torbet, of Chester County, and Alexander Mitchel, of Pennsylvania, Lancaster County. Answer of Sarah Buchanan Preston, 1805, that she is only child now living of Wm. Campbell, deceased. She married Francis Preston. Her father died August, 1781. Defendants are, viz: Arthur Campbell, surviving executor of Margaret Campbell and Francis Preston; and Sarah, his wife, late Campbell, heiress of Wm. Campbell, deceased. Plaintiffs are, viz: Saml. Torbett, Anthony Black and Catharine, his wife, late Torbett; Hugh and David Torbett, Andrew Lockridge and Easter, his wife, late Torbett; Jane and Nathaniel Torbett, Mary Torbet, an infant, heirs-at-law of Hugh Torbett, deceased. Bill says: Charles Campbell died 1767 testate, leaving wife Margaret (father and mother of Gen. Wm. Campbell). Margaret died about November, 1777. Genl. Wm. Campbell died about 1782, leaving only one child Sarah, since married to Francis Preston. Thomas Tate married one of the daughters of Margaret Campbell, deceased. Arthur Campbell says Genl. William died August, 1781. Charles Campbell died January, 1767. Copy of Gen. William Campbell's will dated 28th September, 1780, proved in Washington County, 16th April, 1782. Wife Elizabeth, son Charles Henry, daughter Sarah Buchanan Campbell. Copy of Margaret Campbell's will dated 13th October, 1777, proved in Washington County 18th March, 1778. Son William; daughters Elizabeth Taylor, Jean Tate, Margaret Campbell, Ann Poston; son-in-law Arthur Campbell.
- Vol. 2 - Marriage Bond in Augusta County - 1798--November 6, Anthony Black and John Torbet, surety. Anthony Black and Catherine Torbet, of age, daughter of Robert Torbet. "This is to certify that we are agreed to this match. Given under my hand. Hugh Torbet."
- Vol. 2 - Marriage in Augusta County - 1798, February 22d--By Rev. Archd. Scott: November 10th, Anthony Black and Catherine Torbet.
- Vol. 1 - Torbett vs. Torbett--O. S. 29; N. S. 10--Augusta. Hugh and Robert Torbett were brothers. Samuel Torbett was son of Hugh. Anthony Black married Hugh Torbett's daughter.