Jacob Dye, of Muddy Creek, VA
b.Est. abt. 1717
m. Est. abt. 1712
- Vincent Dye1715 - 1796
- Jacob Dye, of Muddy Creek, VAEst 1717 - bef 1785
- H. Jacob Dye, of Muddy Creek, VAEst 1717 - bef 1785
- W. Mary Unknown1721 -
m. Est. abt. 1742
Facts and Events
Jacob Dye was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Jacob Dye received a patent for 307 acres on Muddy Creek on 21 June 1748 (as listed in the records below).
Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 16.--19th July, 1748. Jacob Dye and wife Mary, farmer, to Ephraim Love, late of Lancaster County, Penna. Delivered: Wm. Hopkins, 6th March, 1753. Muddy Creek; corner Daniel Harrison, Wm. White, Wm. Carroll.
Records of Jacob Dye in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley's Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 1 - AUGUST, 1746. - Jacob Dye vs. Sigismund Hanley.--Attachment. Defendant from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Bond dated 25th April, 1745. (Hanley was a German.)
- Vol. 1 - SEPTEMBER 19, 1746. - (129) Jacob Dye vs. John Homan} Deft. moved the suit be dismissed because he had not been aiding and helping Sigismund Henley away, who was present in Court--Court adjudged that as the principal debtor is in Court and ready to stand suit, and the deft. was only sued as one aiding and abetting him to run away, that it be dismissed.
- Vol. 1 - MAY 21, 1747. - (199) Road ordered from Fork of the New Road, near Jumping Run, or Colletts, to the Co. Ho., and John Dobikin, John Smith, Jacob Dye, Thomas Moore and William Brown lay it off.
- Vol. 2 - 1749, June 29th--Aaron Oliver, 400 (acres), near Jacob Dy's, vid. Jno. McGreery.
- Page 342.--29th September, 1749. James Wood, of Frederick, to Robert Shankland, of Lancaster, Penna. Muddy Creek. Corner Jacob Dye. Patented to James, 12th January, 1746, 300 acres. Teste: William Dobbin, James Carroll, Thomas Wood, Valentine Sevier, Edward Shanklin.
- Vol. 2 - 1750, November 30th--Valentine Severe, 400, on a branch of Linville's Creek, joining Daniel Harrison and Abraham Dy, with 8 rights. (Note: is Abraham Dy a possible sibling of Jacob?)
- Page 364.--14th August, 1753. Robert Shankland, Sr., to John Fulton, 1753. Cor. Jacob Dye, North Mountain, patented 1746, 300 acres. Teste: Ro. Ralstone, Ephraim Love, Jno. Thomas.
- Page 75.--21st May, 1755. Ephraim Love to Wm. Hopkin, £50, 258 acres, part of 307 acres patented to Jacob Dye, 21st June, 1748, and sold by Dye to Love; corner said Love. Delivered: Thomas Poage, April, 1780.
- Vol. 1 - MAY 21, 1767. - (88) Wm. Dye, aged 14 years the 29th of April last, orphan of David Dye to be bound to Saml. McKee. (Note: is David Dye a possible sibling of Jacob?)
- Page 235.--17th August, 1769. The estate of Col. James Patton, Dr.-- to William Thompson, an executor, 1757, cash paid Col. Wm. Walker, cash paid Col. Green, cash paid Richard Vernon, James Coyle. 1762, February 10th, by to Banyans appraised. Cash of Doctor Walker on account of Jacob Harmon in full of the Horseshoe bottom. Cash of John Roerty, Andrew Haislip, Jacob Larton, Jacob Shull, James Hollis, Daniel Brown. By cash of Thos. Henry, rent of land in Louisa; Jno. Sprout, John and Christian Bigaman, Wm. Ledford, Jno. Ledford, Michl. Dougherday, Hugh Mares, Wm. Lepperd and Jacob Dye. James Hutton, Jno. Wiley for Jno. Ruckman, John Douglas for a tract of land in Louisa since Col. Patton's death.