Facts and Events
Archibald McSpadden was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Page 516.-(undated, appears to be abt. Oct./Nov. 1773) -Teste: Archibald McSpeden.
- Page 40 - Archibald McSpaddin...150 ac...Commissioners Certificate...on the Laurel Fork waters...Beginning under Tumbling bank on the Laurel Fork...May 28, 1782 - Archibald McSpaddin...150 ac...on both sides of the Laurel Fork , branch of the south fork of Holston, includes improvements, actual settlement made in 1775...August 29, 1781
Revolutionary War Pension Information
Information from “Virginia/West Virginia Genealogical Data from Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Records”, Vol. 3, compiled by Patrick G. Wardell, Lt. Col. U.S. Army Ret. :
- McSpeden, Archibald - born 1750 Rockbridge County, Virginia (area then Augusta County); entered service 1778 when resided on Holston River in area that was later Washington County, Virginia; moved a few years after Revolutionary War to Jefferson County, Tennessee, thence 1818-19 to Monroe County, Tennessee where received Pension in 1833. F-4204, R1701.