Facts and Events
George Armentrout was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land in Virginia:
- Page 180 - George Armentrout, 85 acres, Smiths Creek. Adjoining Bells. May 1, 1771. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 65].
- Page 42 - George Armentrout, 77 acres. Adjoining George Fridley. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 112].
Records of George Armentrout in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- (abt. February 1761) - (Note at top of page 109.--Zachariah Johnston's wife was Ann Robinson, sister of Alex. and James Robinson; Jane Robinson. Ann's sister, married John Blair. Both James and Alex. went to Kentucky, Jessamine County? from Geo. Armentrout.)
- Page 462.--11th August, 1775. Sale at vendue of Elizabeth Harmantrout's estate at the house of Philip Harmantrout--sold to, viz: Peater Armantrout, Henry Kiser, Edward Mold, David Harned, Charles Dever, Henry Coler, Jacob Grub, David Jarvin (Garvin?), John Rush, Robt. Sanpils, little Geo. Armantrout. Martin Grider, John Padon (Patton), Geo. Hinton, Chas. Shuls, Peter Nicolas, Thomas Alderson. (same George?)
- Page 489.--18th March, 1777. John Harmon's estate settled--Paid Henry Boraf, Henry Preush, Christian Korp, Phillip Hass. Settled by Barbara Harmantrout, late Barbara Hermon, administratrix of John Hermon. (Note: John Harmon's widow (John Harmon died in 1760), Barbara appears to be the same Barbara that married this George Armentout before 1764).
- 1780--April 24th, estate of Jno. Simons (Limont?) committed. George Armentrout proves service as soldier in Captain Hog's Rangers. Philip Moyer qualifies First Lieutenant. Daniel Grubb proves service as soldier in Captain Hog's Rangers.
- Chalkley's Augusta County Records
- Armentrout, Russell S. (Russell Smith). Armentrout family history, 1739-1978. (Harrisonburg, Virginia: Armentrout Family Publishing Committee, 1980).