Edward Hinds, of the "Bullpasture" in Augusta County, Virginia
Facts and Events
Edward Hinds was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's
- Page 115 - Edward Heins, 50 acres, Bullpasture River. Adjoining William Martin. September 8, 1768. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 42].
- Edward Hinds acquired additional land in the "Bull Pasture" area of early Augusta County, VA, prob. prior to 1763:
- VARIOUS OLD PAPERS--1760--1770. - Deed to Edward Hinds, August, 1765.
Processioning List of 1767-68
- "Processioning" was the process or periodically reviewing and agreeing upon property lines between settlers. Processioning Lists can be useful in determining the area of a settler and the neighboring settlers at a specific time period:
- Page 451.--1767-68: Processioned by Samuel Hamilton, in Cowpasture, from his house down the river to James Baird's: For Samuel Hamilton, Andw. Sutlington, John Dickenson, William Sprowel, John Donaly, Hugh Caffey, Joseph Watson, Andw. Muldrough, Wm. Dougherty, John Clendenning, William Maze, James Beard. Processioned by John Botkin (on the Bullpasture): For Samuel Wilson, Abraham Haptonstall, Robert Duffield, James Burnsides, Robert Carlyle, Richard Botkin, John Carlyle, Samuel Black, Edward Hynds, John Botkin, David Bell.
Will of Edward Hinds
- Page 39.—1st December, 1777. Edward Hynds' will (of the Bull Pasture)—To wife, Anne, with child; to oldest daughter, Elizabeth, home plantation and all entered land this side of Crab Run; to daughter, Jenny, upper plantation and land on other side of Crab Run. Executors, wife and John Peebles; to servant. Wm. Smith, £10. Teste: Wm. Stewart, John Hicklin, Wm. (mark) McCandless. Proved. Kith June, 1778, by Stuart and Hicklin.
- Page 48.--17th November, 1778. Recorded. Edward Hinds' appraisement by Thomas Hicklin, Thos. Feemster, James Peebles.
- Edward Hynds' estate settlement recorded -- 8th July, 1778, sale at vendue to, viz: John Peebles, Anthony Johnson, Francis Foard, Mathew Pen, Eli Bab Wilson, John Kingin, Thos. Deverix, Lewis Baker, Wm. McKeamey, Thos. Dugless, Joseph Newton; 1777,
Info on Edward Hinds
- 22 Sep 1763 Hugh Donaho Plt. agt John Strain Deft. - In Trespass This day came the Parties by their attornies and thereupon came also a Jury to wit Alexander Gamer, Thomas McClung, Jesse Harrison, William Hamilton, Adam Edgar, James Steel, Richard Morris, Thomas Baskins, William Johnston, Edward Hynds, David Fulton, and William Dunlap, who being Elected tryad and sworn the truth to speak upon the Issue Joined upon their Oaths do say that the Defendant is Guilty of the Trespass in the Declaration Mentioned and they do assess the Plaintifs Damages by Occasiom thereof to One penny therefore It is Considered by the Court that the Plaintif recover against the said Defendant his Damages aforesaid in form aforesaid assessed together with One penny for Cost According to the form of the Act of Assembly in that Case made and provided and the Defendant may be taken & c. VA, Augusta Co., Court Order Book 8, 1763-1764, p. 240, also Court Minute Book of 22 Sep 1763
- Vol. 1 - NOVEMBER, 1767 (B). 1764.--Michael Harper, debtor to William Christian. August 23, to James Bodkin; August 27, to Abram Hempenstall; to David Fraime; to Vance and Doake; to Lieut. William McCutcheon; to Edward Hynds; August 30, to Lieut. William McCutcheon; to James McCutcheon; to John Millar; to Thomas Rhoads; to William Black; September 4, to Jean Graham; to Francis Evick for funeral expenses. Contra: 1764, September 4, by 42 days in service, at 1/6; by part of John Miller's order rejected; by part of Rhoads' order rejected; by part of William Black's order rejected; by part of Jean Graham's order rejected; by bounty.
- AUGUST 18, 1768. (315) Constable: James Burnside, vice Edward Hynds.
- MARCH 21, 1780. (188) On motion of Ann Pebbles, late Ann Hinds, widow and executrix of Edward Hinds, deceased, who served as a Corporal in Capt. Preston's Company of Rangers, in 1758, certificate for land granted to Edward Hinds, orphan of said Edward, deceased.
- 1788-1790. Page 442.--Adjoining the plantation of Robert Carlile, son of John Carlile, and joining lands of the heirs of Edward Hinds.
- Page 182. In 1778 Edward Hynds died testate in Augusta, devising land to eldest (daughter Elizabeth. Daughter Jenny. Wife was enclint, child born a boy, named Edward. James Peebles married Edward's widow. Elizabeth married James McCoy. Jacob's heirs are, viz: George Hammer and Elizabeth; Anna, wife of Andrew Lockridge; Jacob, Susan, John, William, Rachel and Henry Daggy, children, all infants except the married ones. Land in Pendleton.