m. abt. 1700
Facts and Events
Hugh Campbell was one of the early settlers of Old Augusta"
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
The following listed consecutively in Chalkleys:
Hugh Campbell MAY be a son of Robert Campbell, who married Margaret and died in Augusta County, VA in 1760. More research may be necessary to definitively prove this relationship.
Name Hugh CAMPBELL1891 Birth 1714, Coleraine, Ireland3138 Death Dec 1774, Augusta County, Virginia Death bet 19 Mar 1771-1775
Spouses 1 Esther MAGILL Birth abt 1720 Death abt 1784, Augusta County, Virginia Father William MAGILL (~1690-1749)
29 May 1751 O. S., p. 574 Ordered that John Davis John Erwin and Thomas Turk mark a way from John Davis's Mill to Wood's New Cleared Gap and that John King with Andrew Erwin John McGill, William McGill, Robert Fowler Hugh Campbell, John Erwin, Edward Erwin, Robert Carscaden Edward Erwin, Francis Erwin, William Frame, Benjamin Erwin Charles Campbell Robert Campbell Wm Brown, Michael Dickey, Robert Brown, Henry Smith, Hugh Diver, Charles Diver, David McCammis, John Davis, Daniel Smith, James Anderson, John Frances, Wm Alexander, Robert Gamble, Andrew Combs, James Patterson, Francis Brown, and Gabriel Pickens Set up posts of Directions & Clear & keep the Same in repair According to Law.
20 May 1752 O. S., p. 248 On the Motion of Sundry the Inhabitants It is Ordered that a Road be Cleared from Jenning's to Swift run Gap and that Sampson Archer and John Young mark the sd Road from the begining to the North River & that John Hare and Hugh Campbell mark it from thence to Swift Run Gap, and that Wm Hogshead be Overseer of the sd Road from the begining to the Long Glade, John Francis to the sd North River and that Patrick Frazier to the Main Road that Leads to the sd Swift run Gap and that with the Adjacent titheables they Clear and keep the Same in repair According to Law
Page 280.—15th November, 1758. Accounts against estate of William Magill paid by Hugh Campbell and Robt. Cravens. Legacies paid, viz: To James, John, William, Margaret McGill, Hugh Campbell, John Jones, Robert Dickson, John Berry, Ro. Fouller (to each of these £9, 1, 6).
1775 Will:33 Hugh Campbell's will—To wife, Esther; to three sons and two daughters, William, Hugh, Charles, Esther, Mathew; to son Robert. Executors: John Magill, William Campbell. Testators: Andrew Scott, Robert Fowler, John Davis. . . . 22 March 1775 John Magill qualifies with Abraham Smith, Samuel Gibson.
1775 Estate:3042 Hugh Campbell's estate appraised by John Gratoon, James Magill, and John Huston.