Facts and Events
Jacob Patton was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
- American Revolutionary War Veteran
Revolutionary War Pension Information
Information from “Virginia/West Virginia Genealogical Data from Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Records”, Vol. 4, compiled by Patrick G. Wardell, Lt. Col. U.S. Army Ret. :
- Patton, Jacob - born 1756 in York County, Pennsylvania; entered service abt. 1776-77 in Augusta County, Virginia, where resided, in Virginia regiment; moved abt. 1799 to Knox County, Tennessee, thence in 1823 to Monroe County, Tennessee, where granted Pension in 1833; query letter in file says soldier married Mary Cooper (b. 1758 in Virginia), soldier died 1840 in Monroe County, Tennessee; query letter in file in 1905 from descendant Miss Genevieve Reed of Canon City, Colorado; query letter in file in 1903 from descendant Charles O. Patton, Albany, Missouri, states soldier died in eastern Tennessee. F-S1777, R1889.
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 2 - TITHABLES. - Tithables, 1781; William McPheeters's List: Jacob Patton.
- Vol. 2 - Cooper's Heirs vs. McKamv--O. S. 212; N. S. 75 -- Bill, 9th May, 1809. Complainants are, viz: John, Thomas and James Cooper, children and devisees of James Cooper, deceased, who died 1781 owning land in Rockbridge. Will dated 17th May, 1781, appointing John and James McKemy executors. John McKemy has lately died William McKemy, one cf John's administrators, is also dead. Eleanor was John's widow. James owned lands by right of settlement, viz., In Workman's Draft in Rockbridge, sold to James by George Fleming, 2d March, 1779. Also a tract on Walker's Creek sold to James by Benjamin Cinzey, 15th June, 1782?. Executors sold Workman's Draft tract to Robert Montgomery 30th May, 1792. Complainant's sister, Agnes, married William Gothard and removed to Georgia, and is since dead, leaving one son, John Cooper Gothard. McKemy died in 1792. John and James McKemy were brothers. James Cooper and others of the Cooper family moved to Tennessee. dated Bath County, 31st July, 1806, by James Cooper to Dear Uncle and Aunt (Mr. James McKemy). Deed of indenture by John Cooper, son of James Cooper, by consent of guardian to Thomas Hinds, tailor, for three years and six months, dated 28th September, 1785. Release and certificate of good and faithful behavior, 4th April, 1789. Margaret Cosby, daughter of John McKemy deposes and niece of James and William McKemy. Will of James Cooper of Rockbridge, dated 17th May, 1781. Wife, Jean. Four children, John, Agness, Thomas, James; brothers-in-law. John and James McKemy, executors. Recorded in Rockbridge, 7th August, 1781. Jacob Patton deposes in Knox County, Tennessee, 1813. Polly Patton deposes in Knox County, Tennessee, 1813.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 International Genealogical Index. (LDS Church, 1999-2005).