Facts and Events
Henry Sowter was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Orange County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Orange County, Virginia Records:
- Pages 213-16. 15-16 Dec. 1735. Jacob Stover of St. Mark's Parish, Orange County, to Henry Sowter of same. Lease and release; for £15 current money. 300 acres on south side of Gerundo (Shenandoah), near the mouth of Mosonuttin Creek. (signed) Jacob (J S) Stover. Wit: John Bramham, Gideon Marr, Wm. Terell. 16 Dec. 1735. Acknowledged by Jacob Stover. [Orange County Virginia Deed Book 1, Dorman, pg. 16].