Facts and Events
Christopher Ammon was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land in Virginia:
- Page 24 - Stophel Amon, assignee of Boston Anstle, 38 acres, between the Peaked Mountain and Shenandoah River. January 1, 1783. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 105].
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Peter Conrod, 260 acres, both sides of Boons Run. Adjoining Peter Runkle,, Frederick Michael, Christopher Ammon. April 11, 1785. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 115].
- Vol. 2 - Ammon vs. Runkle--O. S. 243; N. S. 85--Will of Jacob Runkle of Rockingham dated 24th April, 1789. Wife, Mary. Sons and daughters. Sons, Peter, Lewis; grandson, Jacob, son of Peter; daughter, Elizabeth Cislin; daughter, Catherine Harris; daughter, Mary Amon. Recorded in Rockingham 24th October, 1791. Bill by Christopher Amon and Mary, his wife. Jacob Runkle died September, 1791, leaving widow and four children besides oratrix. Elizabeth Ammon, niece of Peter Runkle, deposes. John Haines, grandson of Jacob, deposes. Jacob Rinehart was Peter Runkle's son-in-law. Mary Ammon, granddaughter of Jacob Runkle, deposes.