Facts and Events
Isaac Liptrap was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Isaac Liptrap's land (Borden Tract NE, 150 acres acquired from Robert Wasson in 1806. Wasson had previously acquired this 150-acre tract from Hugh McFadden in 1770, which was part of James McNutt's original 185-acre tract acquired in 1753) as shown on the map meticulously drawn by J.R. Hildebrand, cartographer. This map is copyrighted©, used by permission of John Hildebrand, son of J.R. Hildebrand, April, 2009.
Acquisition of Land from in Augusta County:
- Isaac Liptrap purchased land in the Borden Tract in Augusta County from Robert Wasson on March 10, 1806, (11) paying 200 pounds for 150 acres described as follows:
- Beginning at three black oak saplings corner to Robert Cooper, thence S. 87°W. 64 poles to a black oak and white oak, N. 3°W. 208 poles crossing a spring run with John Handley's line to 2 hickories saplings, N. 87E. 100 poles to two hickories and a chestnut sapling corner to the said Robert Cooper, thence with said Cooper's lines S. 5°W. 135 poles crossing said spring run to a post, S. 16°E. 28 poles to two chestnut oaks and S.13°W. 105 poles to the beginning. [Source: Isaac Liptrap genealogy, website of Jim Liptrap (http://jliptrap.us/gen/isaac.htm)].
Records of Isaac Liptrap in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 2 - Marriage Bond in Augusta County - 1785--June 28, Isaac Liptrap and Mary Bright, daughter of George Bright; surety, John Bright; witnesses, Henry Lawrence, Elijah Brumfield.
- Vol. 2 - Marriage in Augusta County - 1785, July 29th--By Rev. Archibald Scott: Isaac Liptrap and Mary Bright.
- Vol. 2 - JUDGMENTS. - SEPTEMBER, 1790 (H to Z). - Alexander McClenachan vs. Isaac Liptrap--Agreement, 15th March, 1788, of rental of Alexander's farm in Rockbridge. Writ, 7th November, 1789.