Person:Israel Lorton (2)

Israel Lorton
b.est. 1690-1700
m. bef. 1727
  1. Israel Lorton1727 - 1808
  2. Jacob Lorton1728 - abt 1782
  3. Sarah Lortonbet 1732-1733 -
Facts and Events
Name Israel Lorton
Gender Male
Birth? est. 1690-1700
Marriage bef. 1727 to Rebecca Unknown
Death[1] June 1752 near Draper's Meadow, Augusta County, Virginia
Burial? June 1752 Davis Harles Cemetary, August Co., VA

Israel Lorton was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:


  • Israel Lorton "bought 3 tracts from James Patton (in 1745 according to some sources), 1, containing 400 acres, at mouth of Jones (Toms) Creek, where Lorton had entered and improved, called Lorton's First Improvement; 2d, 400 acres at Horse Shoe Bottom, called Lorton's Second Improvement; 3d, 400 acres at Beaver Dam." ["Michael and Augustine Price vs. Lorton and Patton", Chalkley's Vol. 2, May 1753].


Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:


  • Israel Lorton sold Tract 1 (listed above "at mouth of Jones (Toms) Creek") to Michael and Augustine Price in July 1748.
  • Israel Lorton sold Tract 2 (listed above "400 acres at Horse Shoe Bottom, called Lorton's Second Improvement"), to Augustine Price, later belonging to Augustine Price and his brothers, Daniel and Henry Price.

Estate Records of Israel Lorton in Augusta County, VA

  • Page 429.--18th June, 1752. Jacob Lorton and Jacob Harman's bond as administrators of Israel Lorton. with sureties Tobias Bright and Wm. English.
  • Page 461.--31st October, 1752. Israel Lorton's appraisement by Richard Hall, Benj. Ogle, Thos. Ingles.


Records of Israel Lorton in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:


  • Vol. 1 - November 19, 1746. - (130) Road ordered from Adam Harmon's to the River and No. Branch of Roan Oak--Adam Harmon, overseer, with these workers: Geo. Draper, Israel Lorton and son, George Hermon, Thos. Looney, Jacob Hermon and three sons, Jacob Castle, John Lane, Valentine Harmon, Adren Moser, Humberston Lyon, James Shaggs, Humphrey Baker, John Davis, Fredk. Stering and two sons and all other persons settling in the precincts.
  • Vol. 1 - MAY, 1753. - Michael and Augustine Price vs. Lorton and Patton.--In July, 1748, the Prices agreed with Israel Lorton to purchase from Lorton, land on New River. Lorton had bought 3 tracts from James Patton, 1, containing 400 acres, at mouth of Jones (Toms) Creek, where Lorton had entered and improved, called Lorton's First Improvement; 2d, 400 acres at Horse Shoe Bottom, called Lorton's Second Improvement; 3d, 400 acres at Beaver Dam. Prices bought 1st and 2d. Bill filed, 1751. Tract No. 1 is in possession of Michael Price and Philip Horloes; No. 2 is in possession of Augustine Price and his brothers, Daniel and Henry Price. Amended bill filed, but Israel Lorton died, and bill for revivor. Jacob Lorton and Jacob Harman were Lorton's administrators.
References
  1. now Montgomery County; Davis Harles Cem.,Augusta Co.,VA.