Augustine Price, of Tom's Creek, Augusta County, VA
Facts and Events
Augustine Price was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 67.--2d February, 1754. Patton to Augustine, Henry and Daniel Price, 1130 acres on Tom's Creek, a branch of New River. Cor. Jacob Lorton, line of John Adams' land.
Land Grant Surveys in Virginia:
- Page 141 - Augusteen Price, 73 acres, Peaked Mountain. George Mallow. July 4, 1770. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 51].
- Book OII, Pg. 2 - Augusteen Price, 170 acres, Adjoining Peter Miller, Jacob Persinger, Argenbright, Francisco. April 29, 1780. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 97].
- Book OII, Page 26 - Augustine Price, Sr., 22 acres, Shenandoah River. Adjoining Peter Tresler, Harmentrout. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 106].
- Book OII, Page 26 - Augustine Price, Sr., 191 acres, between Shenandoah River and South Mountain. The line crossed Fraizer Run. March 5, 1783. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 106].
Processioning List of 1767/8
- "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 settler’s lands and their neighbors at specific time periods:
- Page 448.--1767-68: Processioned by Augustine Price and Frederick Armontrout, viz: For Peter Teasler, for Peter Seller, for Michael Shurle, for John Coutts, for Jacob Man, for John Man, for Jacob Herman, for Henry Long for George Mellow, for Anthony Aeiler, for Jacob Nicholas, for John Hetrick, for Henry Seller, for Alveness Roy(g)ers, for Christopher Deter for George Man, for Peter Miller, for George Miller, for George Fridle, for Peter Herman, Jr.; for Augustine Price, Anthony Aeiler present; for Jacob Arcebright, for Adam Heterick, for Adam Pens, for Jacob Miller, for James Fraiser, for Thomas Burke, for Peachey Gilmore for Charles Rush, for Fredk. Armentrout, for David Fraizer, for Jno. Craige.
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley's Augusta County Records:
- Page 51.--2d February, 1754. Same (From Col. James Patton) to John Adams, 210 acres on Tom's Creek as above. Cor. land of Michael Kinder; cor. Price's land, Lorton's line, Jacob Harmon's line.
- Page 203.--17th February, 1758. Colonel James Patton's estate; appraised by Thomas Stewart, John Ramsey, Edward Hall. List of bonds, bills, &c., due the estate: Augustine Price, 11th November, 1754 (listed among many others, bond most likely for land sold to Augustine Price by Col. James Patton).
- Page 223.--15th March, 1758. John Armentrout's appraisement for John Kouts, executor, by Henry Downs, Jacob Nicholas, Augustine Price. Sold by Adam Kittrick before appraisement.
- Page 358.--8th February, 1759. Vendue of John Wingord's (Vinegard) estate--To Henry Colar, Christopher Kishlinger, Christopher Wingord, Ludwick Francisco, Augustine Price, Tetrach Couch, Conrad Bloze, Frederick Ermantrout, Jacob Nicholas, Margt. Wilmouth, Brice Russell, Alvenus Byar, Jacob Parsinger, Charles Man, Nicholas Millberry, Jno. Craig, Danl. Price, Jno. Fuge, Jacob Man, Henry Perkey, Nicholas Null, Jas. Laird, Charles Ty (Fy?), Paslin Hover, Valentine Cough, Valentine Cook, Valentine Pence, Robt. Scott, Jacob Man, Stephen Conrad, Christian Tetrach, Valentine Butcher, Peter Herman, Wm. Beard, John Couch.
- Page 348.--15th September, 1759. Henry Miller's appraisement, by Jacob Nicholas, August Price, John Dunkell. Jacob Miller's note.
- Page 384.--9th December, 1759. John Colley's will--Daughters, Susan, Catharn, Mary; son, Christian, to mall 6,000 rails; wife, land he bought of Mr. Courts (Curts?); son, Peter; wife and her children, and Mary, Barbery, Margt., Elizabeth, Clorah, Peter. Executors, Ludwick Franciscus, Christopher Ermantrout. Teste: Thos. Poynter, Valentine Mitsker, Wm. Beard. Proved, 20th May, 1760, by the witnesses. Christopher Annentrout (the other refusing) qualified, with Augustine Price, Frederick Armentrout, Jno. Couts.
- Page 347.--19th June, 1764. Augustine Price and Fredk. Ermantrout's bond (with Jacob Nicholas), as administratrix of Jno. Collier.
- Vol. 2 - Page 429.--(abt. November 1767 - Processioners appointed, viz): Frederick Armontrout, Augustine Price, John Coutts, Stephen Hanceberger, Saml. Magart, Jno. Miller, Callum Price, from Mr. Jones's to the Pickett Mountain and as low as the County line on both sides the river to Mouth of South River.
- Page 237.- 17th August, 1769 -By cash from, viz (apparently in payment of piece of land belonging to Col. Patton's estate): Augustine Price (listed among many others).
- Page 293.--16th March, 1770. Nicholas Null's estate sold at vendue--To Abram Wright, Augustine Price, Henry Null, Honekil Hoofman, Paushton Ostler, Gill Price, Ponshton Hostler, John Ferrel (Terril), Hauverstine Price, Patrick Dickson, George Null, William McBush, Peter Brinninger, Windle Weaver, Francis Kirtley, Wm. Munger, Alvenious Bowyer, Samuel Muncey, Peter Bunginger, Thos. Birk, Philip Williams, Henry Bingaman. Cash from Charles Fry, John Couch. By Windle Sivers' bond, from Archibald Hughston. By Charles Rush's note, Nicholas Shirley.
- Page 514.--10th December, 1771. Loudawick Fridley's estate appraised by Archibald Huston, Augustine Price, George Mallow.
- Page 493.--21st March, 1772. Phillip Harles' will--Executors, Mathias Kersh and Augustine Price; to wife, Margaret; to son, Martin Harless, \tract on Sinking Creek called Clover Bottom, in Botetourt County; to son, Immanuel, infant, 600 acres where testator lives; to son, Philip, 113 acres in Botetourt; to son, David, 300 acres in Botetourt on Tom's Creek; to son. Henry, cash; to daughter, Margaret; to daughter, Mary. Teste: Archd. Huston, Samuel Bell, Margaret Bell. Proved, 19th May, 1772, by Huston and Bell (Saml.). Augustine Price qualifies with Charles Rush, Henry Price, Danl. Price.
- Page 121.--17th August, 1773. Augustine Price, administrator, in account with the estate of Philip Horless--To paid Jacob Siler the legacy left to his daughter, £50; paid Henry Horless, his legacy; paid Geo. William the legacy left to his daughter; paid Immanuel Horless; paid Margaret Horless, her legacy.
- Page 474.--29th November, 1776. Above sold at public vendue to, viz: Peter Hershman, John Cotess, John Frye (Feye?), John Byire, Olerick Harshman, Martin Nail, Frederick Hane, John Crotes, Ludwick Rinerd, Mithes Charch, Augustine Priss, Ludwick Shafner, George Blowes, John Fiey, Conrad Shlander, John Burre, John Feny, Adam Blower, Peter Runkel, Charles Fiea.
- Page 521.--29th June, 1777. Philip Lingle's will--To wife, Barbary; to sons, Jacob and John, infants, and the child the wife bears; Jacob to learn trade of wheelwright; John, to learn trade of blacksmith. Executors, Jacob Blair, Geo. Koogler, wife Barbary. Teste: Augustine Price, Henry Armantrout, Jno. Armantrout. Proved, 19th August, 1777, by the witnesses. Executors qualified.
- Page 46 - Frederick Armentrout, 125 acres. Adjoining John Craig, Augustine Price, William Michael, George Mann. May 10, 1785. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 113].
- Vol. 2 - SEPTEMBER, 1804 (E to G). - Mary Gilmer vs. Peter Sipe--Deed, 27th October, in Orange. Peter Bowman to Christian Riddleberger, 400 acres, Shenando, part of grant to Jacob Stover and part of the land whereon Jacob now lives. Deed, Jacob Stover to Peter Bowman, above. Deposition of Jeremiah Webb, 7th April, 1804. Deed, 1741, Stover to Francisco. Cub Run. Affidavit by Charles Lewis, 17th August, 1802, that Augustine Price is upwards of 80. That Robert Hook is upwards of 90. Following deed, viz: 25th June, 1741, Stover to Christopher Francisco, 176_. Grant to Francisco et als., 20th September, 1736, Stover to Peter Bowman. Patent to William Russell for the Stover patent abandoned. Will of Christopher Francisco. Deposition of Augustine Price, 16th October, 1802, aged 80 years: Was driven from his home on New River by Indians in year of Braddock's defeat; he encamped on the land now Mrs. Gilmer's, then John Madison. Deposition of Robert Hook, same time and place, aged 90 years: He has known the walnut tree for sixty years. (Note: this record confirms Augustine Price's birthdate of 1722).
Information on Augustine Price
From Rootsweb.com post:
- 2d February, 1754. Patton to Augustine, Henry and Daniel Price, 1130 acres on Tom's Creek, a branch of New River. Cor. Jacob Lorton, line of John Adams' land.......
- 2d February, 1754. Same to Martin Loy, 230 acres on Tom's Creek. Cor. George Sharp's land." The Loy Family In America says Tom's Creek is in Virginia and I think it is near Stauntonm[GEL].