Facts and Events
Charles Milliken was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 357.--20th August, 1747. Patrick Hay to Charles Mullican (Milican). £22 current money Virginia; 297 acres granted to Patrick by patent, 30th June, 1743; on James River on east side Looney's Mill Creek. Teste: William Lusk, John Wilson, Charles Hays. Acknowledged, 20th August, 1747.
Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 279.--5th May, 1761. Charles Milligan, of Orange County, North Carolina, to John McClalan (McClellan), of Bedford County, Virginia, £65, 60 acres by patent 3d November, 1750, and conveyed to Charles by James Patton, 18th November, 1752, on head of Lunie's Creek. Delivered: Francis Smith, 1st October, 1767.
- Page 277.--6th May, 1761. Charles Millikcn (Mellegan, Millegan), of Orange County, North Carolina, to John Buchanan, gent., power of attorney to convey 297 acres patented to Patrick Hays, 30th June, 1743, and since conveyed to Charles by said Hay. Teste: Jno. Smith, David Robinson, David Luney, John Luney.
- Page 523.--19th August, 1761. Charles Millican, of Orange County, North Carolina, by John Buchanan, to John McClellon, £__, 297 acres on a branch of James River, on Looney's Mill Creek. Delivered: Francis Smith, 1st October, 1767.
Will of Charles Milliken
- In the name of God Amen, I Charles Milliken of Chatham Countv and state of N. Carolina, being sick and low in health, but of perfect mind and memory, do make and ordain this to be my last will and Testament in manner and form following : First, I recommend my soul unto the hands of the Almighty God, who gave it, and my Body to be decently buried in a Christian-like manner at the discretion of my Executors hereafter named.
- Item — I give and bequeath unto my beloved wife Ann one negro woman named Penney, to her and her heirs forever. I also lend her the Household and Kitchen furniture during her life, and at her death to be equally divided among all my sons and' daughters.
- Item — I give and bequeath to my son Robert the land and plantation whereon he now lives, in Orange County, and one negro woman named Phyllis?, to him and his heirs forever.
- Itcm — I give and bequeath to my son James the land and plantation whereon he now lives in Orange County, to him and his heirs forever, and also my Dun mare.
- Item — I give and bequeath to my son Charles a Horse to be purchased by my Executors at fifteen pounds price and a suit of clothes that is made for me.
- Item — I give and bequeath to my sons George and Quintin the lands and plantation whereon they now live to be equally divided, to them and to their heirs forever, a negro child by the name of Mike to George and his heirs, and a young horse named "Snip" to my son Quintin.
- Item — I give and bequeath to my daughter Jenny Stewart twelve pounds current money, and my granddaughter Rachel Stewart, a cow and calf.
- Item — I give and bequeath to my grandson Quintin Stewart a negro girl Erie, to him and his heirs forever.
- Item — I give the land whereon I live to be sold or divided as may best suit my sons: if sold the money arising therefrom to be Equally divided amongst them, and when the debts collected be equally divided between sons Robert, James and Charles.
- Lastly, I do appoint and constitute my beloved wife Ann and my sons Robert and George my Executors of this my last will and Testament, hereaby revoking and making (void) all wills by me made and Ratifying this my last will whereon I have hereunto set my hand and appended my seal this the 12th day of May in the year of our Lord 1785.
- (signed) Charles + Millikex. [Seal]
- Witnesses: Ottal Jones, Micajah McGee, William Hamlet.
- [Source: History of the families Millingas and Millanges of Saxony and Normandy, comprising genealogies and biographies of their posterity surnamed Milliken, Millikin, Millikan, Millican, Milligan, Mulliken and Mullikin, A. D. 800-A. D. 1907, by Ridion, Gideon Tibbets].
Records of Charles Milliken in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 1 - MAY, 1748. - Charles Milliken vs. John Mills.--Debt. Writ 20th February, 1747. Defendant lives on Roanoke.
- Vol. 1 - MAY AND AUGUST, 1748. - Patrick Hays vs. Charles Milliken.--Debt on bond dated 4th June, 1745. Writ 19th February, 1747. Defendant of Township of Derry, County of Lancaster, Pennsylvania. (Note: record establishes Charles Milliken came from Derry Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania prior to Augusta County).
- Vol. 1 - FEBRUARY, 1749 (B). - Charles Millikin vs. Peter Kinder.--February, 1749. Abates by death of defendant.
- Vol. 1 - NOVEMBER 24, 1753. - (76) Road ordered--Wm. Carravan, overseer--from Charles Millicons to Wm. Carravan's, with these workers: Wm. Ralston and his sons, Charles Millicon, James, Joseph and Edward McDonald, Joseph and David Robinson, James Galliad, Archd. Graham, David Miller, Hugh Mills, Richard Kerr, Wm. Miller, Wm. Graham, David and Joshua McCormick, Tobias Smith, Steven Rentfro.
- 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: Charles Milligan, 3rd October, 1753; Charles Milligan, 13th April, 1748. (listed among many others)
- Page 436 -- October 12, 1765. John McCleland to Edward Sharp, £30, 60 acres by patent 3d November, 1750, and conveyed by Patton to Charles Milligan, 17th November, 1752, and conveyed by Milligan to McClelan, on head of Looney's Creek. [Augusta County Deed Book 12, p. 369: CSIV, Vol. 3, p. 436]
Information on Charles Milliken
Came from the Province of Connaught, Ireland to Virginia in the middle of the 1700s and settled near Stanford, Virginia. Later moved to Orange or Chatham County, NC
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Mike Milliken's WorldConnect tree, info from the book by Rev. Gideon Tibbetts Ridlon, Sr.