Facts and Events
James McCain was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Records of James McCain in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
From Genforum.com post:
Re: James McCain, bn 1779 TN Posted by: Merrill Luna Date: November 05, 2000 at 10:51:09 In Reply to: Re: James McCain, bn 1779 TN by Daniel K. Edwards of 1292
Records of James McCain in Augusta and Botetourt County, VA:
1763, June Margaret (Lauderdale) Luney (sic) relic of Peter Luney, d.1761.
1767, Feb. 28 James McKain is witness to a Bill of Sale.
1767, Aug. 20 Richd. Lawson is a runaway servant of James McKain. Also James McKain gets a "Certificate of Hemp".
1767, Nov. 17 Grand Jurors ... James McKain
1767, Nov. 18 James Ledderdale (sic) asks counter security from Margaret Looney, admix. of Peter Looney, since intermarried with James McKain.
1768, Jan. 22 Margaret McKain, formerly Margaret Looney, vs. Breckenridge.
Page 80. 16th March, 1768. Estate of Peter Looney, Dr., in account with James McCain and Margaret, his wife - cash paid David Smith; cash paid Robert, Alexander and David Looney; cash received from James Holles; cash received from Benj. Estill for Abraham Haines.
1768, Mar. 16 James McKain give bond to James Ledderdale (sic) who was surety of Margaret Looney as administratrix of Peter Looney.
1768, Mar. 22 Order summoning James McKain and Margaret (Looney, widow of Peter) is dismissed.
1768, May 18 James McKain sells for £30, one wagon, two black horses, one bay mare, and one bay horse to Jonathan Smith, Robert Faris, and James Latherdale (sic), witness Margaret McKain.
1769, Nov. Botetourt County, Virginia formed from a part of Augusta County. Botetourt County, Virginia Court Records
1770, Aug. 16 James McKain accuses Michael Lloyd of trespass and assault and battery. Jury trial returned verdict for McKain, fined Lloyd £2 and costs.
1771, Nov. 12 Grand Jurors ... James McKain
1772, Dec. 8 The court doth appoint Joseph Looney guardian to Peter Looney, son of Peter Looney, deceased, in the room of James McKain and Jonathan Smith, who are discharged from that office.
1773, May 13 Jurors ... James McKain.