Facts and Events
Isaiah Shipman was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Isaiah Shipman, 380 acres, on Beaver Creek of North River of Shanando, patented 10th March, 1756. (as listed in the dispositions below).
Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 422.--18th May. 1762. Isaiah Shipman and Elizabeth ( ) to Aaron Oliver. £39.10, 150 acres on Beaver Creek of North River of Shanando, part of 380 acres patented to Isaiah, 10th March, 1756. Teste: Robert Brown, Samuel Moor, Thos. ( ) Turk. Acknowledged and privy examination. Delivered: Col. Abraham Smith, May, 1769.
- Page 701.--20th August, 1764. Isaiah Shipman and Elizabeth ( ) to Wm. McNeill, £17, 265 acres on Dry River. Teste: Jno. Dickinson, Abner Smith.
Processioning List of 1760
- "Processioning" was the periodic review and agreement of property lines between settler's lands. Processioning Lists are useful in determining the general area of a settler’s lands and their neighbors at specific time periods:
- Page 272.--1760: Processioned by John Malkem and Alex. Blair, viz: For John Young, for Robert Young, for James Anderson, for Alex. Blair, for John Anderson, for John Francey, for Wm. Cunningham, fnr John McKemy. for Walter Trimble, for Hugh Dever, for John Davies, for _____ Doughlas, for Daniel Smith, for Bigham's land formerly known by the name of Gragg's, for Gabriel Pickens, for Robert Poage, for Abraham Smith, for Isaiah Shipman, for David Robiston, for Silas Hart, for John Cunningham, for Henry Smith, for Widow Ramsey, for Thomas Woodal, for Moses Hall, for Andrey McCown, for James Bell, for Edward Erwin, for Alex. Craig, for Wm. Frame, for Thos. Waterson, for Francis Brown, for John King, for John Searight, for John Kear, for Hugh Campbell, for Alex. Kile, for Robert Fowler, for James Gamble, for James Leeper, Sr. and Jr., for James Blair, for Edward Erwin's land formerly known as Brownlee's place, for Adam Stevenson, for Umphrey's place on North River, for Stevenson's place they live on, for Jacob and Christian Roleman, for John Malcom, for William Flimen, for Charles Campbell, for Robert Campbell, for William Brown, for Widow and John and James Alexander, for Michael Dickey, for James Young, for James Patterson, for Andrew Erwin, for John Erwin, for Edward Erwin, for Francis Erwin, for Hugh Campbell, Jr., for James McGill, for Robert Brown, for James Young.
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 1 - ORIGINAL PETITIONS AND PAPERS FILED IN THE COUNTY COURT. 1749. - To the Honorable Court of Augusta. Petition of inhabitants and subscribers of the South Fork of the South Branch of Pattomuck are very much discommoded for want of a road to market and to Court if occation but espetily to market. We have found a very good way for a road: Beginning at John Patton's over the mountain to Cap. John Smith's; we begg that you will take this our petition unto your consideration and grant us a briddle road to Court and a road to market where it will sute most convenient, and will ever pray, etc. Costian Huver, Adam Stroud, Christian Evan, John Evan, Peter Haap. German names follow and paper torn so that names are illegible. John Smith, John Patton, Samuel Patton, Mathew Patton, William Jimson, William Dayer, Claude Evens, George Donther, Roger Doyer, John Wa(l)ker, Abraham Smith, Benjamin Kinley, Daniel Smith, Isaiah Shipman, Henry Smith, Jacob Gillespy, Gabriell Pickens, John Smith, William Logan, John Melkem, John McCluer.
- Page 274.--14th November, 1750. Charles Gallagher's will (Gallaghar)--Beloved friend. Rev. Mr. William Wappaler, £10; beloved friend, Rev. Mr. Taylor, £10; beloved friend, William Hopkins; beloved friend, Samuel Cerrel; beloved friend, Ephraim Love, executor. Teste: William Hopkins, Isaiah Shipman, Jennet Love. Proved, 28th August, 1750, by Wm. Hopkins, and others summoned. Proved, 26th February, 1750, by other witnesses, and Ephraim Love qualified executor.
- Page 309.--26th February, 1750. Ephriam Love's bond as executor of Charles Gallagher, with sureties Isaiah Shipman, Andrew Lewis. By John Anderson, Robert Pog, John Peterson.
- Page 91.--10th April, 1755. Jacob Green, farmer, and Sarah ( ) Green to Thomas Gorden, farmer, £22, 165 acres on head springs of Linwell's Mill Cerek. Teste: Ephraim Love, Thomas Shanklan, Isaiah Shipman. "Sent by P. Grant, August, 1760."
- Page 69.--22d November, 1771. Thomas Langdon, of Granville County, in Province of South Carolina, by his attorney, William Bole, of the same place, to Isaiah Shipman, £40, 200 acres, corner Isaiah Shipman.
- Page 221.--16th March, 1774. Recorded. Aaron Oliver's estate appraised by Jarad Erwine, Isaiah Shipman.
- Vol. 2 - Argebright vs. Whitmore--O. S. 373; N. S. 135--Deed, 14th April, 1814, by Jonathan Shipman, of Rockingham, to Abraham Whitmore. 1. 297 acres on Beaver (?) Creek, conveyed to Jonathan by his father, Isaiah, 16th April, 1804, recorded in Rockingham (380 acres was first patented to Isaiah, 10th March, 1756). 2. 30 acres on same creek, patented to Jonathan, 18th October, 1796. Recorded in Rockingham, 28th April, 1814.