m. 25 OCT 1670
- Conrad Amberger1681/82 - 1742
Facts and Events
Immigration to Germanna Colony
- Conrad Amberger was listed among the second group of settlers to Germanna Colony in Virginia in April 1717:
- Conrad Amburger and Barbara
- (Note: according to other sources, Conrad Amburger's second wife was named Barbara, and they were not married until about 1725 in Virginia).
Estate Records of Conrad Amberger
- Pages 229-30. Bond of Barbara Amberger and Xstopoher Zimmerman unto Thomas Chew, Gent., justice. For £200. 23 July 1742. Barbara Ambarger is admx. of Conrad Ambarger, dec. (signed) Barbara (X) Ambarger, Xstopher Zimmerman. [Orange County, Virginia Will Book 1, Dorman, pg. 45].
- Pages 232-33. Conrat Amburger. Inventory. Total valuation £34.5.-. (signed) Matt Staunton, Francis Mickele, Timothy Holdway. 26 Aug. 1742. Returned into Court. [Orange County Virginia Will Book 1, Dorman, pg. 45].
Early Land Acquisition in Orange County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Orange County, Virginia Records:
- Conrad Amberger acquired 445 acres on Potatoe Run in the great fork of Rapahannock River on 1 May 1728, (as shown in the disposition to Christopher Zimmerman, listed below).
- Conrad Amberger acquired 200 acres "at Courtney Normand's line on Buttock Run... south side of the south fork of the Gourd Vine River, corner to said Normand... to Pierce Codie's line", adjoining 200 acres, with Joseph Bloodworth on 2 August 1736, (as shown in the disposition to Joseph Cotton, listed below).
Disposition of Land from Orange County, Virginia Records:
- Pages 100-04. 21-22 Sept. 1737. Concrat Ambyon of St. Mark's Parish, Orange County, planter, to Christopher Zimmerman of same. Lease and release; for £30 current money. 445 acres on Potatoe Run in the great fork of Rapahannock River... granted to Ambyon 1 May 1728... corner to Timothy Stamp... run side, corner to Christopher Zimmerman. (signed) Conrad Amberger. Wit: Thomas Hill, Abraham Strickler, John Newport. 22 Sept. 1737. Acknowledged by Conrad Amberger. [Orange County Virginia Deed Book 2, Dorman, pg. 41].
- Pages 34-37. 22-23 Nov. 1738. Conrade Amberger of Orange County to Joseph Cotton of same. Lease and release [consideration left blank]. 200 acres of woodland, part of a patent granted to Conrade Amberger and Joseph Bloodworth containing 400 acres, 2 Aug. 1736, which said 200 acres is Conrade Amberger's part... at Courtney Normand's line on Buttock Run... south side of the south fork of the Gourd Vine River, corner to said Normand... to Pierce Codie's line... (signed) Conrad Amberger. Wit: John Newport, Thos. Postgate. 22 Nov. 1738. Acknowledged by Conrade Amberger. Barbara his wife relinquished her right of dower. [Orange County Virginia Deed Book 3, Dorman, pg. 3].
Records of Conrad Amberger in Orange County, VA
- Amberger vs. Waters - Christopher (X) Waters on 17 April 1735 agreed to pay Conrade Amberger 400 pounds of tobacco. Wit: Joseph Bloodworth. Amberger petitioned the Court 17 July 1735 to force payment which had been refused by Waters. [Orange County Virginia Judgements 1735, Dorman, pg. 67].
- Pages 129-34. 5-6 Aug. 1741. Pierce Cordie of Orange County to Richard Nall of same. Lease and release; for £18 current money. 200 acres in the Great Fork of Rappahannock River... corner to a pattend granted to Robt. Coleman... on a knole byu Buttock Run... to Norman's knocking place... lower line of a pattent granted to Joseph Bloodworth and Conrade Amberger. (signed) Pirce (X) Cordie. Wit: G. Home, Edwd. Herndon, Benjamin Bowelier [Bowcher in release], Thos. Foster. 26 Nov. 1741. Proved by George Home. 26 March 1742. Further proved by Edward Herndon and Thomas Foster. [Orange County Virginia Deed Book 5, Dorman, pg. 7].
- Pages 295-96. 26 Nov. 1741. Joseph Cotton in St. Mark's Parish, Orange County, to my well beloved son James Cotton of same. For real respect and fatherly love. 100 acres on the south side of the south fork of the Gourd Vine River, being the one half of a tract purchased of Conrad Emburgus... to include the houses and plantation whereon my said son now lives and to lye adjoyning the river... (signed) Joseph Cotton. 26 Nov. 1741. Acknowledged by Joseph Cotton. [Orange County Virginia Deed Book 6, Dorman, pg. 35].
- Pages 17-22. 26-27 Oct. 1742. Joseph cotten and Catherine his wife of St. Mark's Parish, Orange County to James Johnson of same. Lease and release; for £12.10.0 current money. 100 acres, part of a pattent granted unto Jos. Bloodworth and Conrad Amberger 2 Aug. 1736, being half of a tract which Joseph Cotten purchased of Conrade Amberger... in the great fork of Rappahannock River... on Buttock Run on the east side thereof... Richard Nall's line... (signed) Joseph (I) Cotton, Katherine (C) Cotton. Wit: Samll. Furgeson, Jos. Bloodworth, Henry Franklyn, Alexr. McQueen. 26 9ber [Nov.] 1742. Acknowledged by Joseph Cotton. Catharine wife of Joseph relinquished her right of dower. [Orange County Virginia Deed Book 7, Dorman, pg. 40].
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