Facts and Events
James Hogshead was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 401.--17th May, 1768. James Hogshead, Sr., and Elizabeth ( ) to James Hogshead, Jr., £10 shillings, 31 acres on Moffet's Branch, part of 400 acres patented to James Hogshead, 5th June, 1746; also 29 acres adjoining above patent to James, 16th August, 1756.
- James Hogshead, Jr.., 379 acres, branch of Middle River. Mentioned Robert Rolston. August 28, 1772. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 199].
Will of James Hogshead
- Page 202 - - 10th December, 1801. James Hogshead Sr.'s will, farmer - - To wife, Sarah; to sons, Thomas and James; to 3 daighters, Rebekah, Gray and Sally. Executors, wife Sarah and son Thomas. Teste: James Cooper, Francis Gilkison, Wm. Hogsett. Proved, 26th April, 1802, by James McKemy & c. Executors qualify.
Records of James Hogshead in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley's Augusta County Records:
- Volume I AUGUSTA COUNTY COURT RECORDS. ORDER BOOK No. XIV - MARCH 18, 1772. (331) Robert McNight to be bound to James Hogshead, Jr.
- MAY, 1797 (H to W). - Wm. Hogshead, infant, by James Hogshead, next friend, vs. John Bing.-- Writ, 18th March, 1795.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Wilson, Howard McKnight. The Tinkling Spring, Headwater of Freedom. (Privatetly published by The Tinkiling Spring and Hermitage Presbyterian Churches, pub. Fishersville, Virginia), pg. 476.
- ↑ IGI Record.