Person:Benjamin Borden (8)

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Benjamin Borden, Jr.
b.Bef. 1722
m. Bef. 1711
  1. Hannah Borden1711 - 1760
  2. Abigail Bordenabt 1713 -
  3. John Borden1713 - 1798
  4. Rebecca BordenAbt 1714 -
  5. Benjamin Borden, Jr.Bef 1722 - 1753
  6. Elizabeth BordenBef 1725 -
  7. Mercy BordenBef 1725 -
  8. Lydia Bordenest 1725 -
  9. Deborah Bordenabt 1728 -
m. 1744
  1. Martha Borden1745 - AFT 1780
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Name Benjamin Borden, Jr.
Gender Male
Birth? Bef. 1722
Marriage 1744 prob. Augusta County, Virginiato Magdalena Woods
Death? Apr 1753 Augusta County, Virginia

Benjamin Borden, Jr. was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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Acquisition of Land in Orange County, VA

Acquisition of Land from Orange County, Virginia Records:


  • Pg. 234-235. Indenture 24 Sept. 1745 between Thomas Branson of county of Frederick , and Rebeckah, his wife, and Benjamin Borden of the part of Orange County called Augusta ... for ₤30.. sells my part of land which I have by virtue of intermarriage with Rebecca, my wife, formerly Rebecca Bordon, daughter of Benjamin Bordon, late of the.. county of Frederick, dec'd, and .. given by his will.. to the said Rebecca Branson. bearing date the 3rd April 1742, containing 1,000 acres.. being on one of the branches of the James River, in that part of Orange County called Augusta, is part of land formerly belonging to the said Benjamin Bordon, dec'd, and given as aforesaid unto his daughters, Abigail Worthinton, Rebecca Branson, Deborah Bordon, Lydia Bordon and Elizabeth Bordon, and not yet divided.. assigns all my estate rights unto Benjamin Bordon.... (Signed) Thomas Branson (seal), Rebecca Branson (seal). Witnesses: Thos. Thornton, Jacob Broyle, Deborah Bordon. Recorded Orange County 26 September 1745. [Orange County Virginia Deed Book 10, Dorman, pg. 51]. (Note: Rebecca Branson was the sister of Benjamin Borden, Jr.).
  • Pg. 235-236. Indenture 17 Sept. 1745 between Jacob Peck of County of Frederick, and Lydia Peck, his wife, and Benjamin Bordon.. county of Augusta.. in consideration of £30.. sell all my part of land which I have by virtue of intermarriage with my now wife, formerly Lydia Bordon, daughter of Benjamin Bordon, late of the foresaid county, deceased... (Signed) Jacob Peck (Seal), Lydia Peck (Seal). Witnesses: Thos. Branson, Jacob Worthington, Teruiah Bordon. Recorded Orange County 26 September 1745. [Source: Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 10, Dorman, pg. 51]. (Note: Lydia Peck was the sister of Benjamin Borden, Jr.).
  • Pg. 237-238. Indenture 10 Sept. 1745 between Deborah Bordon of County of Frederick, and Benjamin Bordon of same.. for £30.. sell all my part of land which I have by will of my deceased father, Benjamin Bordon, late of sd. county. . . . (signed) Deborah Bordon (Seal). Witnesses: Thomas Branson, Teruiah Bordon, Jacob Worthington. Recorded Orange County 26 September 1745. [Source: Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 10, Dorman, og. 51]. (Note: Deborah Borden was the sister of Benjamin Borden, Jr.).
  • Pg. 240-242. Indenture 26 Sept. 1745 between Jacob Worthington of County of Frederick, Colony of Virginia, and Abigail Worthington, his wife, and Benjamin Bordon of that part of Orange County called Augusta.. for sum of £30.. sell all my part of land which I have by virtue of intermarriage with Abigail, daughter of Benjamin Bordon, late of this county.. (signed) Jacob Worthington (Seal), Abigail Worthington (Seal). Recorded 26 September 1745. [Source: Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 10, Dorman, pg. 52]. (Note: Abigail Borden was the sister of Benjamin Borden, Jr.).

Will of Benjamin Borden

From Chalkley's:

  • WILL BOOK No. 2. - Page 1.--30th March. 1753. Benjamin Borden's will, Gent. Stepsons, Saml. McDowell and James McDowell. Stepdaughter, Sarah McDowell. Wife. Magdalen. Negro wench named Moll. Daughter, Martha; daughter, Hannah. Executors, John Lyie. Archibald Alexander, and wife, Magdalen. Father. Benj. Borden. Brothers. Brother, Joseph. Teste: Roger Keys, John Keys, Jacob Gray. Proved, 21st November, 1753, by all witnesses. John Lyle refuses to execute, others qualify, with sureties John Lyle. Andrew Hays, Thos. Paxton.
  • Page 22.--6th February, 1754. Benj. Borden's appraisement, by Jno. Paxton. Daniel Lyle, John McAkee. James Trimble. Due by Jacob Gray. Roger Keys.


Information on Benjamin Borden, Jr.

Rockbridge County, VA Deed Book B, p. 225. 7 Jun 1791 John Bowyer attorney in fact for Robert Harvey and Martha his wife, late Martha Hawkins, relict of Benjamin Hawkins deceased, heir at law of Benjamin Borden the younger deceased.to Andrew McElvain of Rockbridge, land on Walkers Creek (metes and bounds)


Rockbridge County, VA Deed Book B, p. 340. 11 October 1791 270 Acres Robert Harvey and Marthew his wife, heirs-at-law to Benjamn Borden Dec'd of Botetourt County, VA to Charles Campbell. 270 Acres between said Campbell's plantation and John McCray's land, Robert Wardlaw's line. Signed: Robt. Harvey Martha Harvey Teste: William Buchanan William Wardlaw Wm. Wardlaw Alexr. Sproul Jas. Campbell Delivered Anniel Rodgers per order of Saml. L. Campbell, one of the exors of sd. Chas. Campbell dec'd 26 March 1827.