b.11 Jan 1712
Facts and Events
Isaac LaRue was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Virginia
Acquisition of Land from Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants:
- P-32:Isaac LaRue of Frederick County, 100 acres in said County. Surv. Mr. Guy Broadwater. Adj. Middle Fork of Sleepy Creek. 30 Apr. 1771. [Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants, 1742-1775, Vol. 2, Gertrude E. Gray, pg. 211].
- M-110: Isaac Lerue of Frederick County, 191 acres on Great Cacapehon in Hampshire County. Surv. Mr. John Mauzy. 8 Jan. 1763. [Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants, 1742-1775, Vol. 2, Gertrude E. Gray, pg. 148].
- Isaac LaRue received a Savage Land Grant of 859 acres (Lot 47) on the Ohio River for his service in the French & Indian War.
- Isaac LaRue received a Savage Land Grant of 400 acres (Lot 58) on the Guyendette River for his service in the French & Indian War.
- P-132: Isaac Lerue of Frederick County, 343 acres in Berkeley County. Surv. Thomas Rutherford. Adj. Barten, Christopher Beeler, Gerard Alexander, Maj. Laurence Washington, Ralph Wormley Esq. 4 July 1772. [Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants, 1742-1775, Vol. 2, Gertrude E. Gray, pg. 216-217].
Records of Isaac LaRue in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 2 - Larew vs. Shepherd--O. S. 120; N. S. 41--Bill, April, 1800. Orators are Abraham and Lambert Larue, of Hampshire County, and Isaac and Jacob Larue, of Ohio County. On 27th October, 1780, Isaac Larue of Frederick County, grandfather of orators, entered 300 acres in Ohio County, on an island in the Ohio River opposite Middle Island Creek; also 2,000 acres on both sides of mouth of Middle Island Creek. Isaac (Sr.) died, April, 1795, testate (will dated 1st August, 1794) devising above lands to orators as the four sons of Elizabeth, daughter of Isaac. In 1780, David Shepherd, late of Ohio County, deceased, made an entry by military warrant to cover a large portion of above tracts. David died January, 1796, intestate as to this land, leaving Moses Shepherd (son); Elizabeth Lee, wife of John Lee (daughter); Sarah Springer, wife of Levi Springer (daughter); Ruth Mills, wife of John Mills (daughter); Elizabeth Beall, wife of Zephaniah Beall, daughter and sole heir of William Shepherd, deceased, who was son of David. Ejectment was brought in County Court. Injunction granted in Chancery Court on confession of judgment in ejectment suit. Copy of Isaac Larue's will, dated 1st August, 1794, proved in Superior Court for Frederick, Berkeley, &c., 3d September, 1795. Wife, Phebe; sons, James and Jabez; daughter Elizabeth's son Abraham and her sons Isaac, Jacob and Lamberd. See plats of surveys on Ohio River. Survey for Daniel McFarland, assignee of Jeremiah Learner. Andrew Zane deposes in Ohio County, 12th December, 1805, that in 1771 he was hunting on the Ohio River opposite the island, on which he saw an improvement made by Michael Tygart.
- Vol. 2 - Copies of Edmond McGuiness' title papers: 1. 22d November, 1805-- David Spurlock and Hannah, of Gallia County, Ohio, to Edmund McGinness, of Cabell County, Va., 400 acres or what may be allotted to them in the military survey on the Ohio and Big Sandy for 28,627 acres granted by Virginia by Dinwiddie's proclamation, 1754, unto Mathew Cox, common soldier at battle of Great Meadows, and afterwards by Carter Cox, his attorney, was transferred to David. Recorded in Cabell County, Va., 10th January, 1817. 2. 2d November, 1810--Phebe Larue, James Larue, Conrad Walters and Peggy, his wife, Squire Larue, George Helms and Rebeccah, his wife, of Harden County, Ky., to Edward McGinniss, all their interest in a tract in Cabell County on water of Guyandotte, Ohio, and Big Sandy, granted to John Savage, 1754. Recorded in Harden County. 3. 23d February, 1809--Isaac Larue, Sr.; Isaac Larue, deceased and assignee of Isaac Larue; Peter Larue and Robert Hogden and Sarah; James Larue and Phebe, his wife; Squire Larue and Mary, his wife; Bernard Walters and Margaret; George Hellems and Rebecah, and Mary Harris, of Hardin County, Ky., to Edmund McGinness, 21,000 acres in Cabell County, granted by Dinwiddie's proclamation to Nathaniel Barrett, James Camax, Pat. Galloway, David Gasman and Hugh McCoy, &c., they being soldiers under Capt. John Savage, and sold by them to Isaac Larue, deceased, and part of 28,627 acres. 4. 26th October, 1810--Henry Clay, Jr., and Peggy, late Peggy Helm, of Boushare County, Ky., to Edmond McGinness. 5. Agreement between Isaac Larue, of Frederick County, and Nathaniel Barat, of same place, 29th October, 1770--Nathl. sells all his right; as a soldier, enlisted under Col. Stephen, then Captain. 6. 8th March, 1771--Magnus Tate, assignee of David Gorman and Patrick Galoway, who were soldiers of the campaign, 1754, under George Washington to Isaac Larue; all interest in 200,000 acres set apart by Dinwiddie's proclamation. 7. 5th November, 1770--Nathl. Barrett, of Frederick, soldier in 1754 under Col. Washington to Isaac Larue; all his interest as above. 8. William Graham purchased right of Hugh McCoy, Corporal soldier at battle of Great Meadows, 1754. 9. Will of Isaac Lerew in Frederick County: Wife Phebe; sons James and Jakey; daughter Elizabeth's son Abraham and her sons Isaac, Jacob and Lombard; dated 1st August, 1794; proved and recorded 3d September, 1795, in Superior Court for Frederick, Berkeley, Hampshire, Hardy, Shenandoah.