Facts and Events
Edward Thompson was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land in Virginia:
- Page 119.--16th November, 1761. James Knox to Edward Thompson, £31.10, 93 acres on Cowpasture opposite land in possession of John Moore.
- Page 220 - Edward Thompson, 217 acres, Cowpasture River. Adjoining William Thompson. April 27, 1773. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 79].
Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 168.--15th February, 1763. Thomas ( ) Thompson to Joseph McClung, £30, 93 acres on Cowpasture river, opposite land of John Moore. [Note: the relationship between Edward Thompson, who purchased this 93-acre tract in 1761 and Thomas Thompson, who apparently sold the same tract needs to be explored].
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Page 123.--11th February, 1763. Robert ( ) Fletcher and Christian ( ) to James Stevenson, £50, 200 acres on Little Calf pasture, part of 460 acres conveyed by Beverley to John Hindman, 9th-10th April, 1745, and recorded in General Court, which descended to Robert and Christian as nephew and heir-at-law of Hindman; cor. James Stevenson. Teste: James Lockridge, Samuel Crockett, Edward Thompson. Delivered: Mr. Stevenson, 31st August, 1787.
- Page 133.--18th August, 1773. Settlement recorded of Thomas Thompson's estate, Edward Thompson, administrator--To paid John Montgomery, William Dougherty, Michael Riney, 15 gallons liquor for the vendue; Mary Moore.
- 1780 - Edward Thompson — Cowpasture to Leonard Bell's. [Source: "Annals of Bath County", Oren Frederick Morton].