Facts and Events
Ignatius Howard was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
- Greenbrier County, (West) Virginia Court records 1786-1789, signed by John Stuart. Deposition 15 Aug. 1786, that Sarah Howard was widow of Ignatius Howard, a soldier in Capt. Matthew Arbuckle's Co. on State Service, who died of Small Pox in 1777, that Sarah had three children.
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 2 - 1766--DELINQUENTS: Col. Smith's List: James Anderson, overcharged 1 tithable; Joseph Butcher, one; Wm. Christal, runaway, one; Igramenus Howard, not found, one; John McVay, poor, one; John Pharis, poor, one; James Blair, taylor, one; Wm. Kraun, twice charged, one; David Means, not found, one; Elisha Pepper, poor, one; James Duer, Constable, one.
- Vol. 1 - AUGUST, 1773 (B). - Samuel Woods vs. Ignatius Howard--Debt. Writ, 19th April, 1773. Defendant gone to Greenbrier.
Records in Virginia
- Letter 15 Nov. 1786 to B. Blair from James Henderson that Sarah Howard, about 60 years of age, was a widow with three small children, the oldest a son and two small daughters. Certificate authorizing pension approved by the Executive 15 Nov. 1786. Ct.