Facts and Events
Conrad Humble was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 322.--18th June, 1770. Uriah Humble and Charity ( ) to his son, Conrad Humble, £30, 220 acres in Brock's Gap on Dry River patented to James Baggs, 12th January, 1746, and by him conveyed to Uriah. Teste: Jacob Miller, Conrad Custer, John Thomas. Delivered: Jno. Ruddle, 10th May, 1784.
- WILL: Bourbon Co., KY, will:
- In the name of God Amen I Conrod HUMBLE of the county of Bourbon and District of Kentucky, gunsmith being very ... and weak in body but of perfect mind and memory thanks be given unto God calling unto mind the mortality of my body & knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die do make and ordain this my Last will and Testament Touching such worldly estate wherewith it has pleased Godd to bless me with in this life I give devise and dispose of the same in the following manner & form.
- First I give and bequeath to Hannah my dearly beloved wife and Uriah my son all my household goods money and moveable effects. I further bequeath to my said son Uriah HUMBLE my two hundred acres of land lying on Licking Creek and one hundred acres of land that I am now living on after the decease of my wife Hannah she having full profit an possession till her decease, also I give and bequeath to my son Noah HUMBLE one hundred acres of land that he is now living on. I devise I give and bequeath to John FITZWATER my son-in-law one hundred acres of land that he is now living on, also I give and bequeath to Richard CUSTER my son-in-law two hundred and fifty acres of and situate on Clear Creek Jefferson County District of Kentucky.
- I do also give a bequeath to my daughter Rachel two hundred and fifty acres of land adjoining Richd CUSTER on Clear Creek County & District aforesaid, I do also empower my brother Michael HUMBLE my true attorney to make a Deed of conveyance for eight hundred and twenty-five acres of land lying about fourteen miles below the mouth of the Kentucky river on the banks of the ohio to James JOHNSTON my brother-in-law for an in my name the entry being for twelve hundred an twenty five acres between said JOHNSTON and myself the above mentioned part falling to his share, I also give and bequeath all the remainder of my lands to the above Legatees Viz Noah Uriah & Rachel HUMBLE my wife Hannah, John FITZWATER and Richard CUSTER each of them being an equal share of expenses of clearing it out of the office & each Legatee receiving an equal share thereof.
- I also constitute make & ordain Hannah my dearly beloved wife the whole & sole executrix of this my Last will and Testament and I do hereby utterly disallow revoke & disannule all and every other former Testament Wills Legacies bequests and exors by me in any manner be for named willed or bequeathed Ratifying & confirming this & no other to be my Last will & Testament in Witness whereof I hve hereunto set my hand & seal this Fifth day of January one thousand Seven hundred & ninety one.
- (Signed) Conrod HUMBLE L.S
- Signed Sealed published pronounced and |
- declared by the said Conrod HUMBLE as his |
- Last Will and Testament in presence of us who|
- in his presence and in the presence of each |
- other have hereunto subscribed our names |
- David WILSON
- John WRIGHT
- Moses X HICK
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Page 546.--3d May, 1763. Benjamin Kinley to Martin Humble, £16, 215 acres adjoining Rees Thomas and Daniel Harrison, and a survey of said Benjamin Kinley commonly called the Sinking Spring. Teste: Robert Morris, Conrad Humble, A. Hamilton.
- Page 280.--12th October, 1765. William Smith and Mary, of Hampshire County, to James Thomas, £67, on south side of Timber Ridge on a draft of Linvil's Creek, patented to William Smith, deceased, father of said William, 10th March, 1756, 154 acres. Teste: John Dunbar, Rülen May, Jacob ( ) Trumbo, John Thomas, Conrad Humble. Delivered Nicholas Mose, December, 1768.
- Page 334.--11th April A. D., 1769 (vid p. 150, supra.). The moveable effects of Isaac Brackfield. deceased, sold at public auction as follows, viz: Drs. William Barefield, John Bear, Anthony Rader, Michael Lamb, Jacob Holman, Mathias Rader, Jacob Miller, Conrad Humble, Michael Kintner, Thomas Pickens, James Johnson, Christopher Brackfield, George Kintner, Saml. Nicholas, Rese Thomas, Martin Craider, Adam Rader, Sr., George Trumbo, James Cain, James Beggs, Michael Hannegam, Jacob Brackfield.
- Page 509.--15th June, 1774. Thomas West's estate appraisement by John Dunbarr, Conrad Humble, Thomas Beggs.
- Vol. 1 - AUGUST 17, 1774. - (10) Conrad Humble qualified Captain of Militia.
- Vol. 2 - FEE BOOKS OF AUGUSTA COURT - Conrad Humble, Brock Gap.
- Page 24.-(undated, appears to be abt. 1777)-Corner John Michael Brooks' land, patented to James Baggs 10th June, 1760. Teste: John Ruddell, Thomas Baggs, Conrad Humble.
- Page 117.-(undated, appears to be abt. 1777)-Teste: Anthony Reader, Conrad Humble.
- Page 37.--19th May, 1778. Martin Humble's estate in account with Conrad Humble, administrator--Paid Henry Runnion, Jno. Trumbo, James Devoir; paid Ab. Kuykendall, Richard McMachen's account; paid Jacob Fegley.
- BIOGRAPHY: Served during the American Revolutionary War in the Augusta Co., VA Militia. 1783-1786 VA Heads of Families, Rockingham Co., VA. (Craig Beeman)
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 KY Roots.ged.