Facts and Events
Benjamin Crow was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 325.--19th September, 1780. Edward Erwin (Irvine) and Mary, to Benj. Crow. of Rockingham, part of 400 acres patented to Alex. Brownlee, 12th June, 1749. Teste: James Gauy (Guy), Francis Mara, Robert ( ) Gregg.
Records of Benjamin Crow in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 2 - 1782--August 28th, Benj. Crow, a Continental soldier in 1777. Court of Claims.
- Vol. 2 - Insolvents and Delinquents, 1783: Benj. Crow, gone to Holston. (Note: "Holston" was later to become Tennessee).
- Vol. 1 - FEBRUARY 17, 1784. - (172) Sheriff ordered to apply to Hannah Sawyers, widow of James Sawyers, deceased, for sundry articles taken from Benjamin Crow and Patrick Ferren.
- Vol. 1 - A copy of the will of Walter Crow. Fee, 70 cents, paid in the office by W. Roalston. H. J. Gambrill. I, Walter Crow, of Rockingham County. To wife, Ann. To eight children, viz: Mary Harnsberry, James, John, William, Benjamin, Jacob Crow, Nancy Gregg, Rachel Harnett. Executors, wife Ann, and William Crow, third son of testator. "A certain obligation which John Crow obtained from William Crow at Lewis (Levines) Ferry, on James River, which John assigned to his father, Walter Crow, amounting to £20 principle, interest from August, 1784, if John shall pay some to Anne, etc.," otherwise the amount is to be deducted from John's share. Signed, sealed, etc., 6th August, 1789. Test: William Dunlap, Hannah (mark) Roadecap and lie for, etc. (Signed) William Ewen, C. R. C. Proved in clerk. 28th September, 1789, Rockingham County. Proven by Hannah Roadecap and lie for, etc. Signed) William Ewen, C. R. C. Proved in Rockingham, 26th October, 1789, by Elizabeth Roadecap. Administration granted widow, Anne; other executor failed to appear. By the Court. (Signed) William Ewen, C. R. C. A copy. Test: H. J. Gambill, D. C. R. C.
- Chalkley's Augusta County, Virginia Records
- Ancestry Family Trees. (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.), Ancestry Family Trees.