Facts and Events
Heinrich "Henry" Price was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 33.--18th November, 1760. John Rodes, of County Frederick, to Henry Price, of Frederick County, £15, 400 acres at foot of Peaked Mountain. Delivered to grantee's son, Adam Price, 20th March, 1815.
Land Grant Surveys in Virginia:
- Page 26 - Henry Price, 23 acres, North West side of Shenandoah River. Adjoining Daniel Price, John Vice, Jacob Ewly. February 25, 1783. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 106].
- Price, Henry, (of Rockingham Co.).
- Will probated March 1797
- Names wife, Mary and Children: Henry ("the first born"), David and Adam.
- [A Brief of Wills and Marriages of Montgomery and Fincastle Counties, Virginia, 1733-1831 by Anne Lowry Worrell, pg. 52].
Records of Henry Price in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 1 - MAY, 1753. - Michael and Augustine Price vs. Lorton and Patton.--In July, 1748, the Prices agreed with Israel Lorton to purchase from Lorton, land on New River. Lorton had bought 3 tracts from James Patton, 1, containing 400 acres, at mouth of Jones (Toms) Creek, where Lorton had entered and improved, called Lorton's First Improvement; 2d, 400 acres at Horse Shoe Bottom, called Lorton's Second Improvement; 3d, 400 acres at Beaver Dam. Prices bought 1st and 2d. Bill filed, 1751. Tract No. 1 is in possession of Michael Price and Philip Horloes; No. 2 is in possession of Augustine Price and his brothers, Daniel and Henry Price. Amended bill filed, but Israel Lorton died, and bill for revivor. Jacob Lorton and Jacob Harman were Lorton's administrators.