Facts and Events
Christopher Vickery was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Christopher Vickery and his wife Hannah (Hodge) acquired land "on Smiths' Creek, (Shenandoah River)" from Hannah's brother, Jacob Hodge on 9 November 1772 (as listed in the records below). Eleven days later, they sold this land to Andrew Bird in the disposition below:
Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 94.--20th November, 1772. Christopher Vickrey and Hannah, of Guilford County, North Carolina, to Andrew Bird, part of 210 acres patented to Samuel Newman, 29th August, 1757, sold by Samuel to Jacob Hodgh, 21st June, 1763, on Smith's Creek. Teste: John Lilly, John ( ) Benson, James West. Certificate of release of dower by Hannah in Guilford County. North Carolina, 29th October, 1772, tract formerly belonging to Jacob Hodgh, brother to said Hannah Vickery. Christopher Nation and William Gosset swear they saw Hannah sign.
Records of Christopher Vickery in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley's Augusta County Records:
- Page 336.--21st June, 1763. Same (From Samuel Newman and Martha ( ), of Frederick County) to Jacob Hodge (Hodgh), 10 shillings, 105 acres as above. Delivered to Christopher Vicker, 9th November, 1772.