Facts and Events
Jacob Hawk was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Revolutionary War Pension Information
Information from “Virginia/West Virginia Genealogical Data from Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Records”, Vol. 2, compiled by Patrick G. Wardell, Lt. Col. U.S. Army Ret. :
- Hawk, Jacob - entered service 1775-1778 in Frederick County, Maryland; moved with father's family abt. 1778 to Augusta County, Virginia, where entered sercice 1779-80; Pensioned about age 74 in Sullivan County, Tennessee, 1832; died there 9/8/1840; married 10/9/1792 Margaret "Peggy" daughter of Stophel Myers, Augusta County, Virginia; widow Pensioned about age 68 in Sullivan county, Tennessee, 1843; granted Bounty Land Warrant #36768 there in 1855; children's births: John 8/1793, Magdalena 3/15/95, & Sarah 1/14/98; query letter in file 1940 from gre-grandson W.C. Kennamer, Yonkers, New York. F-W362, R1226.
Records of Jacob Hawk in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley's Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 2 - Moiers' executors vs. Hassler's heirs--O. S. 256; N. S. 90--Bill, 1814. Joseph Hassler (in 1790 living in York Penna.) died, leaving widow Mary, who had married James Hamilton, and children, viz: Joseph, Daniel, Jacob, Mary, Elizabeth, Magdaline, Dorothy. Christopher Moier of Augusta died, testate, leaving children, viz: Henry Moier, Barbara, wife of Henry Vanncole (?); Margaret, wife of Jacob Hawk; Mary, wife of Andrew Hawk; Rosanna, wife of Jeremiah Davis; Catharine, wife of John C. Gilaspie; Susanna, wife of Jacob Davis, and widow Barbara. Christophel M[o]yer was from Easthensberry Township, Cumberland County, Penna.