Facts and Events
Archibald Bourland was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 1 - AUGUST, 1753. - John Harland vs. Bourland.--John Bourland and Jane, his wife, late Jane Jackson, administratrix of William Jackson, deceased. ( - Note: it appears that John Bourland, Archibald's older brother, married the widow Jane Jackson, and (apparently), became Archibald's step-father!).
- Vol. 1 - MAY, 1754 (A). - Bourland vs. Pullin.--Archibald Bourland and Jane, his wife, late Jane Jackson.
- Vol. 1 - MARCH 20, 1755. - (51) Archibald Bourland--a non-inhabitant.
- Vol. 1 - NOVEMBER 25, 1755. - (2) Jane Bourland, late Jane Jackson.
- Vol. 1 - AUGUST, 1756 (A). - Merlin vs. Borland.--Jacob Merlin complains of Archibald Bourland and Jane, his wife, late Jane Jackson, administrator of Wm. Jackson, deceased.
- Vol. 1 - MAY, 1779 (M). - Andrew Bourland, son and heir of James Bourland, deceased, vs. Robert Hall, Archibald Bourland and William Jackson, son and heir of William Jackson, deceased.--Spa. Chancery, dated 28th August, 1773. Not executed.
Information on Archibald Bourland
From "Annals of Bath County", by Oren F. Morton, pg. 189:'
- James Bourland came from Pennsylvania in 1752, and was murdered nine years later. One Thomas Murray was committed for the crime. Archibald seems to be a brother. His wife was Jean Jackson. James left a son named Andrew, and there were probably other sons.