James Gamble, of Middle River
Facts and Events
James Gamble was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 241.--16th May, 1780. James Gamble and Agness to their son Robert Gamble.
Will of James Gamble
From Chalkley's Augusta County, Virginia Court Records:
- Page 166 - - 14th July, 1776. James Gamble's will - - To wife, Agness, tract vor. Alex Blair; corr. the land that was Alex. Craig, Sr.'s; the spring house that belonged to Alex. Blair, cor. Alex. Craig, Sr.; to son, John, land on both sides Middle River; to daughters, Sarah, Agness, Elizabeth, Esther. Executors, John Poage and beloved brother Thomas Bell and son Robert Gamble. Teste: James Bell, William Frame, William Young. Proved, 15th May, 1781, by the witnesses, and Robert Gamble qualifies.
- Page 183.--27th August, 1781. James Gamble's estate appraised agreeable to the rate of 1774, by William Young, James Trimble, Jno. Gardner.
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Alexander Craig received a patent of 335 acres, 10th September, 1755; on a small branch of Middle River of Shanandoe, cor. James Gamble's land.
- Page 498.--18th May, 1762. Alex. Craig and Margrett ( ) to Alex. Craig, his son, £5, 132 acres on a small branch of Middle River of Shanandoe, part of 335 acres patented to Alex., 10th September, 1755; cor. James Gamble's' land. Delivered: Alex. Craig, January, 1764.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 World Family Tree, Cd.