Facts and Events
Henry Monger was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 487.--Henry Seller to Henry Munger, between Shanando River and Peaked Mountain. Delivered: grantee, 3d April, 1812. (Note: Henry Monger married Henry Seller's daughter, Anna Margaret. The number of acres of this land was not listed in Chalkley's).
Records of Henry Monger in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 2 - (30th April, 1802) Henry Monger, Sr.; Michael Deck, and Susannah, his wife; late Susannah Monger; John Long and Barbara Long, infants and orphans of Elizabeth Long, deceased, late wife of Mathias Long, who was Elizabeth Monger; Martin Monger; Harman Aughe and Mary, his wife, late Mary Monger; John Monger; Henry Monger, Jr.; John Peter Fish and Margaret, his wife, late Margaret Monger, vs. David Monger; Charles Monger; William Monger, Martin Tofflemier and Eve, his wife; Leonard Crotzer and Mary, his wife--Bill filed 30th April, 1802--0. S. 12; N. S. 4--Henry Monger is one of the children of Henry Monger, late of Rockingham, and Susannah Martin, Mary, John Monger, Henry Monger, Jr., and Margaret are children and heirs of John Monger, deceased, late of said County, deceased, who was oldest son of Henry Monger, deceased. John and Barbara Long are the only children of Elizabeth, who was one of children of Jno. Monger. More than 22 years ago, Henry Monger, deceased, being then 66 years old, left Rockingham in company with Charles Monger and William Monger, two of his sons; and Martin Tofflemier and Eve, his wife; and Leonard Crotzer and Mary, his wife; Eve and Mary being two of Henry's daughters, and went to Kentucky. About ten months after, they were all taken by the Indians at Riddle's Station and carried prisoners to Detroit. Shortly after this, Henry died intestate. Answer denies that Henry was never heard of after his capture, because David had received two letters from him since his capture. Henry died about 14 years ago at Detroit, or near there. Henry (Jr.) married about five or six years before he went to Kentucky; he was a blacksmith; had lost use of one hand. Answer speaks of Henry being on his death bed in presence of his wife. Cross bill says Michael Deck is a quack lawyer and common barretor.