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:
- Page 371.--__ day _____, 1760. John Hunter to Robt. Hunter, £__, 255 acres on Christian's Creek; corner Thos. Shields, Sayer's land; corner Robt. Wilson; Alexander's corner. Teste: James Logan. Delivered: Jno. Hunter, November, 1764.
- Page 216.--25th November, 1762. Joseph McCord's will, farmer: To wife, Mary; to children, as well unborn, as born; to brother John, executor's wife, Mary and brother Jno. McCord, who are to make Mathew Molar title for the land testator sold him near Moorman's River, in Albemarle; guardian of children, Hugh Cunningham. Teste: Robt. Hamilton, Jno. McKee, James Logan. Proved, 15th February, 1763, by McKee and Logan. Executors qualified with Jno. McKee and Jno. Ramsey. (Mary's Mark ).
- Page 314.--2d November, 1763. Joseph McCord's vendue--Sold to Patrick Finley, Joseph Walker, James Logan, James Moore, Mary Brown, Jno. McCord, James McCallister, Alex. Telford, Jno. Somers, Mary Ann Clendennin, David Telford, Wm. McKee, Charles Boyles, W. Wolsy, James Gordon, Thos. Grubbs, Elizabeth Woods.
- Page 435.--21st October, 1765. Sale bill recorded of William Culberts, by Wm. Gilmore, administrator, to, viz: Mary Brown, Margaret McCown, Patrick Denny, Andw. Fitzpatrick, Mary Boyls, Mary Ann Crawford, Jas. Logan, Wm. McCanless, David Guin, Jane Scot, Wm. Ooley, Jno. Selone, Jas. McCampbell, Richard McGee, Jean Muldrach, Alex. Dale, Chas. Boyles. Paid William Naper, Jannet Gilmore, Samuel Norwood, Blakeley Brush, Isabell Summers, Elizabeth Woods, Mary McCown, Sarah Davis, John Hays, Cryer of Vendue; James McNabb.
- Vol. 1 - MAY, 1768 (A). - James Logan vs. James Cowdon.--1767. Witness, Jane Steel, wife of Robert Steel.
- Page 253.--14th November, 1771. James Wardlaw and Martha to James Logan, Samuel Buchanan, Alexander Walker, Sr., Andrew Hays, James Henry, James McCampbell, Thomas Hill, John Huston, Alexander Walker, Jr., elders of the Congregation of Presbyterian Dissenters of New Providence, £50, 81-1/2 acres whereon New Providence Meeting House now stands; Andrew Duncan's line; trust for purpose of a meeting house for public worship, and a grave yard. Teste: Alexander Sinclair, Samuel Bell, George Weir. Delivered: Joseph Moore, 1st April, 1796.
- Page 43.--3d January, 1778. John Loggan's will--To son, John; to son, Samuel; to son, William; to son, Robert; to son, Joseph; to daughter, Sarah; to wife; to daughter, Mary; to son, Alexander; to son, Jame. Executors, wife and Mathew Huston. Teste: Robert Kenkead, Samuel Huston, Geo. Weir. Proved, 19th May, 1778, by Weir, and 18th August, by Huston. Mary qualifies.
Information on James Logan
History of the McDowells and connections By John Hugh McDowell:
Robert Irvin, born in Ireland; came to Rockbridge County, Virginia, 1740; died at Rockbridge County. Virginia, 1789; married at Rockbridge in 1825, buried at New Monmouth Church, Rockbridge County, Virginia.
Nationality of ancestry, Irish.
Hannah Irwin, born at Rockbridge County, Virginia; died at Rockbridge County, Virginia, 1826; married in Rockbridge County, Virginia. 1765, to James Logan, born in Ireland in 1732, died at Rockbridge, in 1825, buried at New Monmouth Church, Rockbridge County, Virginia.
Children of James Logan and Hannah Irvine:
- Ann, born in Virgina in 1766.
- John, born in Virginia in 1767.
- Robert, born in Virginia in 1769.
- Alexander, born in Virginia in 1771.
- Margaret, born in Virginia in 1772.
- Elizabeth, born in Virginia in 1775.
- James, born in Virginia in 1777.
- Mary, born in Virginia in 1779.
- Joseph, born in Virginia in 1781.
- Irvin, born in Virginia in 1783.
- William, born in Virginia in 1785.
- Benjamin, born in Virginia in 1789.
James Logan was a Revolutionary soldier; served three years as private in Capt. Jonathan Langdon's Company, 12th Virginia Regiment, commanded by Col. James Wood. Revolutionary record, Washington, D. C., from official records of the treasury departments of Virginia, Book 11, page 256, where it appears that on the 21st day of April, 1784, he was paid by the hands of Captain McKee the sum of 40 pounds, "agreeable to the act of assembly passed the November session, 1781," for his adjustment of pay for his military service, provided by said act.