Facts and Events
Francis McBride was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Surveys in Augusta County
- Survey'd for Francis McBride Three hundred and Eighty Six Acres and a Quarter of Waste and Ungranted Land Situate Lying and being in the County of Augusta and on the Lost River or Cacapehon and Bounded as followeth Beginning at three Pines on very Hilly Ground and on the West Side the River and Runs thence S° 62° East Three hundred Poles to three white Oaks on the brake of the Mountains thence S° 28° West Two hundred and Six Poles to two Black Oaks & a Dogwood thence N° 62° West Three hundred Poles to two white Oaks and a Hickory Saplins on the Side of very Hilly Ground thence N° 28° East Two hundred and Six Poles to the Beginning this third Day of November 1749. [Source: "Journal of my Journey over the Mountains", by George Washington, while surveying for Lord Thomas Fairfax, Baron of Cameron in the Northern Neck of Virginia, pg. 82].
- April 1 6th 1750 - Plat drawn - Then Survey'd the Waste Land for Francis McBride & Robert Denton between their Lines beg: at 2 Pines & a Spanish Oak on the left side the River run thence N° 28° East 128 Pole to Frank Mc Brides Line thence up his Line to his Corner N° 62° West 72 Pole to McBrides Corner 2 white Oaks & a hickory when plotted of is from Dentons Corner to McBrides, North 148 thence around with there Lines containing 244 Acres.
- JOHN LONEM
- DANIEL LIZENBY
- ROBT DENTON
- [Source: "Journal of my Journey over the Mountains", by George Washington, while surveying for Lord Thomas Fairfax, Baron of Cameron in the Northern Neck of Virginia, pg. 104].
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants 1742-1775, Vol. 2:
- G-529: Francis McBride of Augusta County, 386 acres on Lost River of Cacapeon in said county. Surv. Mr. G. Washington. 3 June 1751. [Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants, 1742-1775, Vol. 2, pg. 50].
- G-531: Francis McBride of Augusta County, 386¼ acres in said County. On Lost River of Cacapeon. Surv. Mr. G. Washington. Adj. Francis McBride's other land. 4 June 1751. [Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants, 1742-1775, Vol. 2, pg. 50].
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 496.--20th August, 1752. Edward Hogan, farmer, and Sarah, to Francis McBride, Lost River of Cacaphout (Caccaphon), 330 acres. Teste: Philip Chittam, John Dunbar, John Lewis.
- Page 376.--5th April, 1761. Same (Jacob Chrisman and Magdalina ( ), of Frederick County) to Francis McBride, £150, 300 acres on Linvel's Creek, part of 500 acres purchased of Joseph Bryan, which is part of 1500 acres surveyed for William Linvells. Teste: Cuthbert Bullett Delivered: Francis McBride, June, 1762.
- Page 14.--17th August, 1768. John Bear and Kartharine ( ) to Francis McBride, £190, 200 acres on Linvell's Creek, part of 500 acres patented to William Linwell and by him conveyed to Joseph Bryant, 20th August, 1746, and by him to Jacob Crisman, who conveyed 300 acres thereof to said Francis McBride and by him to said John Bear, 17th March, 1746, 200 acres whereof is bounded, viz., corner Josiah Boon's part. Delivered: Jacob Miller, 7th August, 1771.
- Page 499.--20th August, 1772. George ( ) Gindner and Susanna ( ) to Francis McBride, part of 350 acres patented to Cornelius Cook and conveyed by him to Reece Thomas and by him willed to his son, Reece Thomas, and by him to Geo. Gindner; also tract patented to George Gindner, 20th July, 1768. Delivered: John Thomas, August Court, 1773.
- Page 403.--On a branch of Linvel's Creek called McKoy's Draft, containing 190 acres granted by patent to Francis McBride, 1st March, 1773. Teste: Christopher ( ) Wagoner, Skidmore Munsey, Jno. Thomas.
Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 133.--21st March, 1754. Francis McBride and Mary McBride, his wife to Jacob Gum on Lost River of Cacaphore, 330 acres, all rights, Royal Mines excepted and a full third part of all lead, coffee, tinn, coals, iron mines; and iron ore that shall be found there on Fairfax's land.
- Page 188.--17th March, 1767. Francis ( ) McBride, fanner, and Mary ( ) to John Bear, farmer, £270, 300 acres on Linvel's Creek, part of 500 acres which Jacob Chrisman purchased of Joseph Bryan; also part of 1500 acres surveyed for William Linvell, being the same 300 acres conveyed by Jacob Chrisman to Francis McBride, 5th April, 1761. Delivered: Obediah Monsey.
- Page 401.--17th August, 1771. Francis ( ) McBride and Mary ( ) to Thomas Hood, of Frederick County, £248, 200 acres on Linwill's Creek, Between Josiah Boon and Josiah Davison. part of 1500 acres patented to McCay, Hite & Co., and by them conveyed to William Linvil, and by him to Jos. Bryant, and by him to Jacob Chrisman, Sr., by him to Francis McBride. by him to John Bear, by him to Francis again, 17th August, 1768, corner Josiah Boone's part of same tract. Teste: Abraham Miller, Michael Warren, Daniel Smith. John Thomas. Proved by oaths of some and by affirmation of Abraham Miller. Delivered: John Thomas, 7th August, 1772.
- Page 117.-- 18th August, 1777. Francis ( ) McBride and Mary ( ) to Margaret Marks, widow and devisee of Jacob Marks, late of Augusta. Page 124.--Part of 350 acres patented to Cornelius Cook 20th September, 1748, conveyed to Rees Thomas and by him devised to his youngest son, Rees Thomas, and conveyed by James Thomas, son and heir of Rees Thomas, deceased, to his said father, Rees Thomas, deceased, and afterwards conveyed by said Rees Thomas to George Gindner 28th December, 1770; also 90 acres patented to George Gindner 20th July, 1768. In trust according to the directions of Jacob Marks. Page 127.--On Fort Run. patented to Daniel Johnson 16th August, 1756.
Records of Francis McBride in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley's Augusta County Records:
- Page 217.--27th February, 1749. Francis McBride s bond as administrator of Benj. McBride, with sureties Jno. Dunbarr, Daniel Morley.
- Vol. 1 - SEPTEMBER 1, 1750. - (483) Francis McBride summoned to give account of estate of his deceased brother, Benjamin McBride.
- Vol. 1 - ORIGINAL PETITIONS AND PAPERS FILED IN THE COUNTY COURT. - 1749 - Francis McBride petitions to administer on estate of his brother, Benjamin McBride, during the non-age of his children.
- Page 26.--14th December, 1750. William McBride's will, laborer--Wife. Sarah; son, Francis. Executors, son Francis and Joseph How. Grandchildren, Margaret and Sarah McBride, 1 plantation between Francis McBride and the Bigg Cow Run on Capecappen in Augusta County. Teste: William Warden, Mary McBride, Ann Dunharr. Proved, 21st March, 1754, by Mary and Ann. Joseph How refuses to execute and Francis McBride qualifies, with sureties Jacob Gum and James Thomas. Francis' mark.
- Page 452.--18th August, 1752. John Dunbarr, farmer, to Wm. Miller, farmer, of Frederick Country. On Lost River of Calaphon, from Fairfax, 412 acres. Delivered: Francis McBride, January, 1754. Teste: Robert Renick, John Erwin.
- Page 489.--15th March, 1753. Robert Fryer's (Tryer?) appraisement by James Simpson, Peter Thorn, Francis McBride, and vendue by Israel Ward To Daniel Richardson, John McDoyle, Israel Ward.
- Page 315.--15th May, 1756. James Gilmor, yeoman, and Marthow to James Todd, yeoman, £77, 185 acres upon Buffelo Creek, part of James Gilmor's tract. Delivered, Francis McBride, August, 1769.
- Page 309.---30th March, 1758. William Claypole's appraisement, by Francis McBride, Andrew Sadowski, Jno. McDonald.
- Page 373.--5th May, 1761. Same (From Jacob Chrisman and Magdalina ( ), of Frederick County) to John Chrisman, £100, 300 acres on Linvel's Creek, Francis McBride's land; cor. George Chrisman. Delivered: Francis McBride, January, 1763.
- Page 79.--19th August, 1761. Mary Jackson's (late Mary Claypole) settlement of estate of William Claypole recorded--To Jno. Wright, Francis McBride, Jno. Dunbar, Jno. and Jos. Claypole, Mr. Johns, Evan Thomas. Sale bill, viz: To Robert Williams, Jersmons Peir, Arthur Trader, Moses Samples, John Douglass, Jno. Arshers, James Cohoon, Dennis Henry, Wm. Cimsey, Andw. Sedusky, Rees Thomas, Henry Harvey.
- Page 293.--10th February, 1762. James McKay (McAkay) and Mary, of Frederick, to Thomas Bryan, £80, 300 acres on Linvell's Creek, part of 1200 acres patented to McKay, Green and Hite, 26th March, 1739, and by them conveyed to Robert McKay, 19th June, 1746, and by Robert devised to James by will in Augusta; John Bryan's line. Teste: Samuel Money, Robert Semples, Francis ( ) McBroid. Delivered: Thomas Bryan, July, 1766.
- Page 224.--17th February, 1763. Daniel Smith (on behalf of Margaret Van Pelt's) bond, (with Francis McBride) as administrator of Peter Bowman.
- Page 17.--17th August, 1768. Same (John Bear and Kartharine) to Josiah Boon, £90, 100 acres on Linvell's Creek, part of 200 acres as above; corner Francis McBride; Chrisman's line. Receipt for £90 is signed by Jacob Bear. Delivered: Jacob Bear, 7th August, 1771.
- Chalkley's Chronicles
- Frederick County, Virginia records