Facts and Events
James Lookey (Lokey) was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 216.--17th November, 1768. Thomas ( ) Looker (Loker) to James Looker, his son, £20, two tracts on Daniel James' Branch, A 220 acres patented to Richard Fields, 16th August, 1730. and by him conveyed to Zebulon Harrison and by him to said Thomas, 19th August, 1767, corner William Carrell; corner Zebulon Harrison; B 46 acres patented to Daniel Davidson, 25th September, 1746, and conveyed to Zeb. Harrison, and by him to said Thomas, 19th August, 1767. Delivered: Abraham Bowens, a son-in-law of the grantee, 18th September, 1813.
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records: (unless listed otherwise)
- Revolutionary War Pension Application - Oliver, VA Line, Mary, W22543, sol applied 5 Oct 1832 Warren Co OH, sol was b 14 Feb 1763 in Shenandoah Co the part that became Rockingham Co VA and he lived there where he enlisted and at which time he was bound out to Thomas Lookey and served as a substitute for James Lookey the son of Thomas Lookey and he also referred to an Elijah Russell a bro-in-law of said James Lookey, sol married Mary (--) 14 Sep 1783 and sol d 30 Nov 1842 and his widow applied 23 Feb 1844 in Edgar Co IL aged 78, sol's and wid's oldest child was John Wallace and other children referred to were: Thomas, William, Sarah and one that was dec'd in 1844, a John Wallace ( who appeared to be sol's son) made aff'dt in Warren Co OH in "1844?" aged past 60 years and stated sol and wife had lived in TN where he was born and that when he was age of 8 they moved to KY for 16 years then moved to Warren Co OH for 10 years then moved to IL and he stated he lived the "family of Oliver and Mary Wallace" for 30 years and that their son Thomas Wallace was born in KY.