Facts and Events
James Bourland was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 315.—19th May. 1754. Adam Dickinson to James Boreland, £75, 327 acres, part of a large tract patented to Adam 1st June, 1750, on Jackson's River, west side of River; corner John Bordon (Bardon), the patent line.
Information on James Bourland
From "Annals of Bath County, Virginia", by Oren R. Morton, pg. 189:
- James Bourland came from Pennsylvania in 1752, and was murdered nine years later. One Thomas Murray was committed for the crime. Archibald seems to be a brother. His wife was Jean Jackson. James left a son named Andrew, and there were probably other sons.
From "Botetourt County Heritage", by S. Grose, pg. 86:
- The children of James and Sarah (Dean) Bourland, all born on the Jackson River (except Rebecca), in the Warm Springs area of Augusta County, Virginia were: Rebecca Bourland married Samuel McClung; Andrew Bourland married Elizabeth (NFD), William Bourland married first cousin Mary Dean; John Bourland married Elizabeth Crawford.