Facts and Events
Hugh Means was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Records of Hugh Means in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley's Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 1 - NOVEMBER 23, 1753. - (73) John Paxton to be overseer of road from Edmonston's Mill to Fork Meeting House, with these: James Trimble, Michael Finney, John Berrisford, Wm. Holdman, John Hardin, Hugh Means, Joseph Lapsley, Peter Wallace, Saml. McClure, Abram Brown, John Moore, Robert Moore, Stephen Arnold, Saml. Paxton, Jas. Edmondson.
- Vol. 1 - NOVEMBER 23, 1753 - (75) John Mathews to be overseer of road from North Fork of James River, near John Mathew's, to Renix's Road, with these workers: Henry Brown, John Smiley, James Trimble, John Berriford, James Edmondson, Wm. Edmondson, Michael Finney, Wm. Holdman, Stephen Arnold, Hugh Means, John Harger, Wm. Scot, Edward Bishop, Alexr. McCorkall, Pat. McCorkall, Henry Fuller, Joseph Pain, Edwd. Baley, James Baley, John Peter Salling, Jas. Simpson, James Wolson, Alexr. Beggs, John Mathews, Joshua Mathews, John Maxwell, Jas. Frazier, John Hutcheson, Senr., John Hutcheson, Jr., George Sailing, Richd. Beton, Wm. Boil, John Sprowl, John Smith, Saml. McClure, John Smiley, John McCuley, Richd. Mathews, Sampson Mathews, Daniel Sancion, Saml. Paxton, Wm. Paxton, John Oleston, Samuel Oleston, Saml. Walker.
- Vol. 1 - AUGUST, 1758. - Means vs. Thompson.--Edward Thompson of Augusta County and Hugh Means of Red Clay Creek Hundred, merchants, and held and firmly bound unto the Rev. Mr. Charles Tennent, of Mill Creek Hundred, County of New Castle. Bond dated 27th November, 1753. Assigned by Tennent, 13th September, 1757.
- Vol. 1 - AUGUST, 1769 (A). - Alexander Stewart vs. Hugh Means.--Bond dated 1766. Witness, Benjamin Stewart.
- Vol. 2 - 1785--October 22, Hugh Means and Nancy Armstrong, daughter of Ro. Armstrong; surety, Wm. Chambers; witness, Saml. Armstrong.