Facts and Events
Charles Callahan was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land in Virginia:
- Page 185.--Daniel ( ) Calaihan to Charles Calaihan, on Dry River near land Daniel lives on.
- Page 37 - Charles Calihan, 190 acres, Claylick and War Branch of Muddy Creek. Adjoining Hintons, Hamilton, Henries, Joseph Hinton. March 3, 1783. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 110].
- Page 273.--20th January, 1789. John Miller and Margaret, of Rockingham, to Charles Callahan, tract granted by order of Council, 29th October, 1743, to John Robinson, James Wood, Henry Robinson, John Lewis, and by them patented to Mathew Harper, 15th December, 1758, on Newfoundland Creek of Cowpasture; 75 acres on Bullpasture, patented to said John Miller, 1st March, 1781; 232 acres patented to said John Miller, 1st June, 1784, on Bullpasture; 58 acres patented to John on last date.
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 1 - AUGUST 22, 1768. - Page (444) John Shanklin, Charles Callachan, John Hopkins--to view road from Thomas Gordon's to Aaron Oliver's.
- Page 480.--8th February, 1769. James Hanna to John Crawford and Robert Bruster, £50, 150 acres on Briery Branch, corner Hugh Diver's land. Teste: James Divier, Charles Callahan, Robert Dunwoody, Daniel Henderson. Delivered: Samuel Dunn, 11th March, 1773.
- Vol. 1 - NOVEMBER 18, 1773. - (239) Chas. Callaghen, vice John Gurn--Road Overseer.
- Vol. 2 - Marriage Bond - 1788--March 26, Otho Wade and Charles Calahan, surety. Otho Wade and Catherine Calahan, daughter of Charles Calahan.
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