Facts and Events
Jacob Lincoln was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land in Virginia:
- Page 17 - Jacob Lincoln, 200 acres, East side of Linvils Creek. Adjoining Robert Belsheer. Surveyed in consequence of Abraham Lincoln entry of 200 acres dated July 14, 1770, and by him assigned to the above Jacob Lincoln, January 2, 1782. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 102]. (Note: Abraham Lincoln listed in this record was the older brother of Jacob, and also was the grandfather of President Abraham Lincoln).
Records in Virginia
- Page 18 - Brewer Reeves, 114 acres, Long Meadows. Adjoining Lookey, Woodly, Linkhorns survey, John Kring. March 27, 1782. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 102].
- Page 19 - John Kring, 400 acres, East side of Linvils Creek on the West side of Millers round Hill. Adjoining Jacob Lincoln, Belsheer. Surveyed in consequence of an entry for 400 acres made by Abraham Lincoln, April 25, 1771, and assigned to said Kring. Surveyed January 3, 1782. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 103].
Revolutionary War Pension Information
Information from “Virginia/West Virginia Genealogical Data from Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Records”, Vol. 3, compiled by Patrick G. Wardell, Lt. Col. U.S. Army Ret. :
- Lincoln, Jacob - entered service 1781 in company of Captain Abraham Lincoln (kinship not given), Virginia militia; entered service 1781 in Virginia regiment; died 2/20/1822 in Rockingham County, Virginia; married 8/1780 Dorcas Robertson, who was born 3/15/1763; widow died 1/25/1840 leaving children: David (b. 6/28/1781), Abraham/Abram, Mary/Polly widow of William Hinton/Henton, Jacob, Abigail wife of Joseph Coffman of Rockingham County, VA, Dorcas wife of John Strayer of Shenandoah County, VA & Rebecca wife of Mathew Dyer of Pendleton County, VA; children dec'd on 2/22/1837 were John, Elizabeth (left son John Chresman/Chrisman), Hannah (left daughter's Caroline & Josephine Evans), son Abrah/Abraham who applied for Pension due mother & Pension Application Rejected, insufficient proof of service; query letter 1933 from descendant Celia Lincoln Sawyer, Decatur, Illinois, who was great grand-daughter of soldier David who was granted Pension for War of 1812 service. F-R6347, R1564.
18 Nov 1751 - 20 Feb 1822
Repository ID Number: I2256
RESIDENCE: PA; Rockingham Co., VA
BIRTH: 18 Nov 1751, PA
DEATH: 20 Feb 1822, Near Linville, Rockingham Co., VA
RESOURCES: See: [S67]
Father: John "Virginia John" LINCOLN
Mother: Rebecca FLOWERS
Family 1 : Dorcas ROBINSON
MARRIAGE: 29 Aug 1780