Facts and Events
James Davis was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 2 - EXECUTIONS. - APRIL, 1792 (L to Z). - Samuel Miller, John Lewis and Rachel, his wife; James Miller, William, Hannah, Martha and Henry Miller, infants, by Samuel Miller, next friend, heirs and devisees of Henry Miller, deceased, vs. James and Walter Davis-- Caveat, 24th February, 1797. Certificate of location of 590 acres for Henry Miller, 1793.
- Vol. 2 - Fletcher vs. Davis's representatives--O. S. 293; N. S. 104--James McCampbell married a daughter of Robert Davis of Rockingham and moved to Kentucky. Will of Robert Davis of Rockingham. Wife, Nancy; children, James, Nancy, Annes, John, Robert, Samuel, Ruth; brothers, James and Walter. Dated 11th September, 1804. Recorded in Rockingham, November Court, 1804. Deed, 4th September, 1817, by Daniel Bryan of Rockingham to Richard P. Fletcher, on 29th September, 1815. James McCampbell and Nancy B., his wife, by deed recorded in Rockingham, conveyed to Daniel, Nancy's undivided interest in Robert's estate. This deed conveys same. Recorded in Rockingham, 16th September, 1817. Deed mentioned above McCampbell to Bryan. (Note: this establishes Robert Davis of Rockingham as Walter Davis' brother).