Facts and Events
James Crawford was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Baptism at Tinkling Spring
James Crawford is listed in the Tinkling Spring List of Baptisms in Augusta County, Virginia in August 1746.
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
From "Kegley's Virginia Frontier", pg. 571:
- 1770 - James Crawford - Deed, 266 acres above the forks of Mason's Creek, from Thomas Tosh and Mary. [Source: "Keglely's Virginia Frontier", by Frederick Bittle Kegley, pg. 571]. (Note: Thomas Tosh was the father-in-law of James Crawford).
Will of James Crawford
From Chalkley's Augusta County, Virginia Court Records:
- Page 61 - - 5th October, 1791. James Crawford's will - - To wife, Jean; to son, James; to son, George, plantation on Round Oak; to son, Alexander, plantation at South River, to be educated and bound; to daughters Mary, Elizabeth, Jeney, Martha, Anne. Executors, wife Jean and cousins Alexander Robertson and James Crawford. Proved, July Court, 1793, by James Anderson, Wm. Crawford. Executors refuse. Widow Jean renounces the will. Administration c.t.a. granted the widow.
- Page 69. - 9th September, 1793. James Crawford's estate appraised by Alex. Nelson, Andrew Anderson, Thomas Patterson, Matthew Kenney, Ro. Kenney.
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 2 - Marriage Bond: William Bell and Mary Crawford, d/o James Crawford, dec'd. bond date 03-01-1796; bondsman Alexander StClair; Mary of age, Approbation (approval) by Jane Crawford; Minister: William Wilson, date married 03-03-1796.
- ↑ Chalkley, - Augusta County, Virginia Court Abstracts.
- ↑ Wilson, Howard McKnight. The Tinkling Spring, Headwater of Freedom. (Privatetly published by The Tinkiling Spring and Hermitage Presbyterian Churches, pub. Fishersville, Virginia), pg. 473.