Facts and Events
James McBride was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
About James McBride
Information from "Shenandoah Valley McBrides, 1700's", written by William Jefferson McBride: (check source)
James McBride is believed to be a son of William and Sarah McBride who came to America about 1740 to the Clinch River in Augusta County, Virginia, when James was about 15 years old. He married a Miss Crawford and had a son, William.
Records of James McBride in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 2 - List of Delinquents - 1755 -- List of Robert Breckinridge, Sheriff: James McBride.
- Page 255.--21st September, 1759. John ( ) Colyer and Sisely ( ) to Jno. Summers, £8.10.0, 44 acres on Colyer's Creek of Buffelow, part of 277 acres patented to Collier, 16th June, 1756; corner John Colyer; corner Robert Huston. Teste: Alexander Collyer, James ( ) Davis, James McBride. Delivered: T. Smith, April, 1768.
- Vol. 1 - MARCH 26, 1764. - (479) Joshua Mathews, &c., vs. James McBride.--Abates by death of plaintiff.
- Vol. 1 - MAY, 1765 (A). - Samuel Davis vs. James McBride.--Writ, 17th May, 1764. Defendant, a soldier.
- Vol. 1 - MAY, 1765 (A). - Davis vs. McBride.--Janmes McBride, a soldier, 1765.