Facts and Events
George Campbell was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 534.--15th August, 1766. Stephen ( ) Arnold and Jane ( ) to George Campbell, £40, 120 acres at the Cove on south side James River, crossing Elk Creek. Teste: Daniel Evans, Samuel McCluer (?). (Note: Samuel McClure, who witnessed this deed was the father-in-law of George Campbell).
Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 46.--14th August, 1765. George Campbell, Agness ( ) Campbell, his wife, and Prudence Campbell, his mother, to Andrew McClure, £130, 194 acres in Forks of James and in the fork of Wood's Creek and North Branch of James; corner Joseph Walker. Teste: Jno. McCampbell, Charles Campbell. Delivered: grantee, September, 1770.
- Page 82.--3d May, 1800. George Campbell's will--To wife and family until youngest child is 21; to wife, Agness, and 5 children; title to be made to William Moore; live children, viz: Robert, Mary, Jenny, Betsy, Joseph Campbell. Executors, wife Agness, John Purris, Thomas Fulton. Teste: Geo. Reid, David Shoultz, Samuel Brown. Codicil, 9th June, 1800, provision for possible unborn child. Teste: Same as before. Proved, 27th October, 1800, by all witnesses. Wife Agness and John Purrer qualify.
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 2 - Campbell vs. Reid--O. S. 247; N. S. 87--Bill, 1814. George Campbell of Augusta died, testate, leaving 5 children, viz: Robert, Mary, Jane, Betsey and Joseph, and widow Agness, enceint on a child named George. In 1801, Agness married Samuel Reed. John Purris has removed to Tennessee. Suit to settle George's estate.
- Vol. 2 - Marriage Bond in Augusta County - 1801--November 30, Saml. Reid and James Foster, surety. Saml. Reid, widower, and Nancy Campbell, widow of Geo. Campbell, deceased.