Facts and Events
James Logan was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Records of James Logan in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 2 - John Beatty's executors vs. Reverend Edward Crawford--O. S. 53; N. S. 18--Bill, 15th November, 1802. Earley in settlement of Western country John Beatty acquired a tract in present Washington County on Middle Fork of Holston, of which he sold to Francis Beatty 200 acres (John and Francis were brothers). Francis devised the land to John Steward, who married a daughter of Francis. John Beatty died two years after Francis, testate, and devised his lands to James Dysart and Mathew Ryburn, his sons-in-law and executors, and to his sons David and William. He also had a son John who was killed at battle of King's Mountain and died unmarried and without issue. Will of John Beatie, of Washington County, dated 18th August, 1790, proved in Washington County, 14th September, 1790. Wife Elenor, son William, daughter Agness Dysart, granddaughters Ellinor and Martha Gilmore, son David, son-in-law David Sawyers, son-in-law James Logan, son-in-law James Dysart, son-in-law Mathew Ryburn. Thomas Edmonson, the surveyor who made the plats, married Mathew Ryburn's wife's daughter. Deed dated 15th March, 1791, executors of Francis Beatie to John Stuart, proved in Washington County March, 1791.
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