Person:James Hargrave (1)

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James Hargrave
b.Bef. 1725
d.Bef. 20 Nov 1773 Augusta County, Virginia
m. Bef. 1745
  1. Robert HargraveBef 1745 - Bef 1778
  2. Francis Hargrave1745 - 1828
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Name James Hargrave
Gender Male
Birth? Bef. 1725
Marriage Bef. 1745 to Elizabeth Cawley
Death? Bef. 20 Nov 1773 Augusta County, Virginia

James Hargrave 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:


  • Page 222.--19th May, 1761. John Stephenson to James Hartgrove, of Staunton, £7, 1/2 acre lot 6, joining Sampson Mathews and James Hughes. Teste: Wm. Hyde, James Means.


Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:


  • Page 227.--22d April, 1763. James Hartgrove, yeoman, to John Anderson, yeoman, £40, mortgage of 1/2 acre, p. 222 above.

Records of James Hargrave in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley's:


  • Vol. 1 - APRIL 22, 1763. (41) James Hartgrove--juror.
  • Page 314.--22d June, 1763. Thomas Lorimer to John Richey, £55.10, 159 acres, part of 179 acres patented to John Richey, 30th August, 1748, on North River Shanandore. Teste: George Wooldridge, David Erwin, James Hargrave. Delivered: Jno. Richey, May, 1766.
  • Page 702.--May, 1764. Alexander Wright, merchant of Fredericksburg, to Daniel Kidd. Whereas James Brown on 9th October, 1754, leased 173 acres, part of 1550 acres known by the name of the Mill tract on which the Court House now stands, for 57 years 6 months to said Alexander Wright, for £20. This lease witnesseth. £20 paid by said Thomas Fulton, and 40 shillings yearly rent. Alexander leases to said Daniel 173 acres; James Millers' line; Beverley's line; corner Robt. Finley's land, crossing the Creek; 47 years term; reenter if said Thomas Fulton fails to pay. Teste: James Hargrove, Is. Christian, Thos. Fulton. Delivered: Daniel Kidd, April, 1769.
  • Page 266.--6th January, 1770. Samuel Cowden and Mathew Cowden to John Graham and Daniel Kidd, £80, mortgage, Ys, acre in Staunton, part of a lot formerly James Hughes' and purchased by Col. David Stewart and Samuel Cowden and 15 acres of wood land belonging to the same and bounded by Sampson Mathews, Archer Mathews, James Hartgrove, Euphram Hughes, widow; being the same whereon Randal Lockhart and John Readpath now lives; also 1/2 acre lot lying above Daniel Kidd's and joining Water Street and divided by one street from a lot belonging to Doctor John Mathews, and 30 acres of woodland thereto belonging; also 1/2 acre lot in Staunton, formerly property of Joseph Bell bounded by Robert Reed and Doctor William Fleming's lots. Teste: John Virner.
  • Vol. 2 - Fee Books of Augusta Court, 1765 - page 125, James Hartgrove, (October), Recording Duffy's Bonds to your wife.
  • Vol. 1 - MARCH 15, 1768. - (492) James Hartgrove appointed Constable, vice Rob. Hartgrove.
  • Page 357.--17th August, 1778. John Anderson to Francis Hartgrover, only son and heir-at-law of James Hartgrove, deceased, of Wilks County, North Carolina, contract, 22d April, 1763, between John and James; lot 6 in Staunton. Release of mortgage. Teste: William Anderson.