Facts and Events
Jacob Miller was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 2 - Kyle vs. Smith--O. S. 283; N. S. 100--Bill, 5th May, 1816, by Jeremiah Kyle of Rockingham. He has lately become the owner of the lands devised by Samuel Hemphill, Sr., to his son, Samuel Hemphill, Jr. (Samuel, Sr. had also two other sons, John and Robert). Robert has sold to Henry Smith, who has conveyed to his son, Abraham Smith. Jacob Miller and Agnes, his wife, is one of defendants. (Is Agness daughter of Samuel Hemphill, Sr.?) Deed, 20th June, 1809, by John, Samuel (and Clarinda, his wife) Hemphill, Jacob Miller and Agness, his wife, all of Rockingham, to Robert Hemphill of Rockingham, tracts on East Branch of Cook's Creek Patent to Samuel Hemphill, 20th July, 1768; also 1st September, 1780. Also Patent to Robert Cravens, 10th February, 1748, all devised to grantors. This deed has no certificate of record. Will of Samuel Hemphill of Rockingham. Eldest son, John, lands adjoining Benj. Smith, widow Bibber and Thos. Harrison, deceased, and John Pottorff, one bedroom in the house with privilege at any of the fireplaces in the house; daughter, Agnes Miller, and 3 children, second son, Robert; youngest son, Samuel; grandchildren, Mary, John and Benjamin Miller. Dated 19th March, 1802. Recorded in Rockingham, April, 1809. William Wretchford deposes 13th June, 1817, aged 68. George Argenbright deposes 13th June, 1817, aged 59. George Argenbnght, Jr., deposes 13th June, 1817, aged 38 or 39.
It is suspected that this Jacob Miller may be a son of Jacob Miller and Elizabeth Cravens. More research necessary.