Person:James Hall (104)

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James Hall
b.1694
m. Bef. 1725
  1. Robert Hall1725 - 1790
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Name James Hall
Gender Male
Birth? 1694
Marriage Bef. 1725 to Susanna Unknown
Death? Bef. 19 June 1764 North Carolina or Augusta County, Virginia

James Hall was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:


  • James Hall received a patent for 150 acres "on Stewart's Mill Creek" on 3d November, 1750, (as listed in the Chalkley's records below. This land was subsequently sold by Robert Hall, James Hall's son to Andrew Donnaly on 25 January 1770, listed in the dispositions below. The location of "Stewart's Mill Creek" has not been determined, since there are no other references to this in Chalkley's).


Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:


  • Page 399.--19th August, 1760. James ( ) Hall and Susanna ( ) to Robert Hall, £10, 212 acres on Cowpasture River; cor. to tract formerly in possession of Michael Rainey, but now Charles Gillum. (Note: the "Michael Rainey" is most likely "Michael Railey" whose estate is listed in Chalkley's. John Black posted bond as administrator of Michael Railey's estate on 23 March 1753).
  • Page 385.--25th January, 1770. Robert Hall and Isbaella ( ), of Orange County, North Carolina, to Andrew Donnaly, £70, 150 acres by patent, 3d November, 1750, to James Hall, deceased, father to Robert, on Stewart's Mill Creek. Teste: Richard Holeman, James Paris, Edward ( ) Long, Chas. Lewis, Hugh Hicklin, James Bodkin. Delivered: Andrew Donnerly, December, 1775.

Estate Records of James Hall

From Chalkley's Augusta County Records:


  • Vol. 1 - JUNE 19, 1764. - (497) Susanna Hall qualified admx. of husband, James Hall.
  • Page 346.--19th June, 1764. Susannah Hall's bond (with John Handley, Jno. Campbell), as administratrix of James Hall. (Note: James Hall may have died intestate).
  • Page 377.--19th March, 1765. James Hall's appraisement, recorded, by Thomas Feemster, John Lewis.

Records of James Hall in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley's Augusta County Records:


  • Vol. 1 - MAY 28, 1751. - (580) Road ordered to be cleared and kept in repair on the cowpasture by these inhabitants: Wallace Estill, Robert Carlile, John Carlile, Loftus Pullen, Richd. Bodkin, Saml. Ferguson, Mathew Harper, Thomas Wright, Michael Harper, Hance Harper, John Miller, William Price, James Anglen, James Hall, Philip Phegan, John Shaw, Herculus Wilson, William, and John Carlile.
  • Vol. 1 - 1751-1752. - Inhabitants of Bull Pasture and head of Cowpasture petition for a road from Walles Asten's Mill to the road on the head of the Calfpasture: Robert Carrolile, Richard Bodkin, Thomas Wright, John Miller, James Hall, Horcklas Willson, John Carrolile, Samuel Forgerson, Michael Harper, Wm. Price, Philip Phegan, William Carrolile, Loftus Pullen, Mathew Harper, Hance Harper, James Anglen, John Shaw, John Carrolile. Wallas Aston to be overseer.
  • Page 301.--16th May, 1759. Thomas Hicklin's bond (with James Hall, Robert Hall) as administrator of John Smith.
  • Page 413.--8th July, 1760. Robert Ramsey's additional appraisement and sale bill, by Andw. Hamilton, James Calile. James Campbell--To Robt. Hall, James Given, James Hall, James Shaw, Daniel Harrah (O'Hara); to liquor at the vendue; balance due the orphans.
  • Vol. 1 - AUGUST, 1762. - Stuart vs. Lusk.--17th June, 1757. Received of James Hall, £2.5.0, part of County dues, 1753 and 1754. 25th November, 1754, received of Robert Hall, on account of his father's quit rents for year 1754.
  • Page 185.--19th April, 1763. Charles Gillham annd Elisabeth ( ) to James Bodkin, £41, 216 acres on the Cowpasture; corner tract formerly in possession of James Hall, now Robt. Hall. Teste: George Skillem, Ezekiel Gillham, John Carlile.
  • Page 385.--25th January, 1770. Robert Hall and Isbaella ( ), of Orange County, North Carolina, to Andrew Donnaly, £70, 150 acres by patent, 3d November, 1750, to James Hall, deceased, father to Robert, on Stewart's Mill Creek. Teste: Richard Holeman, James Paris, Edward ( ) Long, Chas. Lewis, Hugh Hicklin, James Bodkin. Delivered: Andrew Donnerly, December, 1775.