Facts and Events
James Mays, Jr. was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Records of James Mays in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 1 - NOVEMBER, 1762. - Wm. Stamps, of Bedford, vs. James Maze and John Lewis.--Bond 14th July, 1762.
- Vol. 1 - MARCH, 1764 (B). 1762. Ambros Bryan to James Maze, debtor. June 3, to keeping and feeding your elks two months, at 15 shillings, £1.10.0. To keeping and feeding your elks one month, at 10 shillings, £0.10.0. To keeping and feeding your elks six months, at 5 shillings, £1.10.0. To seven months feeding one elk, at a shilling 6 pence, £0.17.6. Total £4.17.6. Credit by sundries, ____. By Mathew Brahen, £0.4.0. Total, £0.16.0. By a balance due, £9.11.16.
- Vol. 1 - MARCH, 1764 - Augusta, ss. This day James Mazze came before me, one of his Majesty's Justices for this County, and made oath that the above account is just, and that the balance of three pounds, eleven shillings, and sixpence is now due and owing to him. Given under my hand this 21st day of March, 1764. Felix Gilbert.
- Vol. 1 - AUGUST 27, 1770. - (137) James Mays--no inhabitant.