Facts and Events
Edmund Crump was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 661.--10th August, 1764. James Bailey and Anne ( ) to Edmund Crump, £20, 142 acres in Forks of James, John Taylor's line; corner James Bailey. Teste: James Edmiston, John ( ) Taylor, Patrick ( ) McCollom.
Disposition of Land in Rockbridge County Records:
- Page 53, 14 April 1789 - Edmund Crump and Eleanor his wife of Green Co. NC for one part and Moses Trimble of Rockbridge Co. for the other part. For 100 pounds paid by Trimble for a tract of land containing 142 acres, a part of land containing 142 acres, a part of 330 acres belong to James Bailey adj. John Taylor, James Bailey. Signed: Edmund (E) Crump and Eleanor (M) Crump Witnesses: Jno Lyle, James MCCampbell, Thos. Russell. [Rockbridge Ct. Va Deed Book B 1788-1793] (Note: Greene County was part of North Carolina in 1789, became part of Tennessee when it achieved statehood in 1796).
Processioning List of 1764 & 1765
- "Processioning" was the periodic review and agreement of property lines between settler's lands. Processioning Lists are useful in determining the general area of a settler’s lands and their neighbors at specific time periods:
- In 1764, John Paxton and Abraham Brown processioned between North River and the Buffalo for the following: James Allison, James Bailey, Andrew Brown, Abraham Brown, Edmund Crump, James Campbell, George Campbell, James Davis, James Edmiston, William Foster, William Hall, William Holeman, Joseph Lapsley, Robert Morre, John Moore, Samuel Moore, Samuel McClure, John McKnight, John McCollom, Patrick McCollom, Christian Milliron, James McLang, William Paxton, John Paxton, John Sommers, John Taylor, James Trimble, Joseph Walker, Richard Woods, James Welch, Peter Wallace. [A History of Rockbridge County, Virginia By Oren Frederic Morton, pg. 467].
- Vol. 2 - Page 383.--1765: John Paxton and Abraham _____ report as follows, viz: For Joseph Walker, for Jno. Sommers, for Robt. Moore, for Saml. McClure, for Saml. Moore, for Jno. Taylor, for Christian Milliron, for Edmond Crump, for James Welch, for Wm. Paxton, for James Davis, for James Allison, for Richard Woods, for Joseph Lapsley, for James Campbell, for John Paxton, for William Hall, for George Campbell, for James Trimble, for Wm. Foster, for William Holeman, for James Bailey, for Andw. Brown, for James Edmiston, for James McLang, for John McKnight, for John McCallom, for Patrick McCallom, for Peter Wallace, for John Moore, for Abraham Brown.
Records of Edmund Crump in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 1 - MARCH 23, 1754. - (126) Road ordered from North River to Campbell's School House. John Mathews, overseer, with Alexr. McCorkell, Edmund Crump, John Harger.
- Page 677.--10th August, 1764. Michael Finney and Catherine ( ) to James Bailey, £31, 330 acres in Fork of James River; corner Wm. Holman; corner John Taylor; William Foster's line. Teste: Edmund ( ) Crump, John ( ) Taylor. Delivered: Wm. Lyle per order 1st January, 1796.
- Page 356.--21st August, 1764. John Bowen's bond (with Jas. Edmiston, Edmond Crump), as administrators of Isaac Stover.
- Page 439.--22d October, 1765. Joshua Mathew's estate settlement, by George Mathews, recorded--25th December, 1764, paid Edward Sharp; 16th March, 1765, paid Darby Shay; 7th June. 1765, paid Benj. Bennett; 23rd August, paid Jas. Hartgrove; November, 1764, paid Wm. Saxton, Alex. Baggs, Danl. Goodwin, Stephen Arnold, Sarah Sproul, John Sawyers; paid George Darr, per Col. Preston. Contra--19th October, 1764, by Capt. Audley Paul's bill; Jacob Click's; Jeremiah Dennis' bill; Edmond Crump's; Benj. Watson's.