Facts and Events
James Means was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Possible Records of James Means in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley's Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 1 - AUGUST 21, 1762. - (302) Samuel Easlick, Daniel Maupin, James Means--jurors.
- Page 270.--23d June, 1763. Robt. Bratton's settlement of estate of James Dunlap, approved and recorded--Paid Hugh Wardlaw, Ro. Lusk, Lettice Breckinridge, Joseph Wahob (Wauchut), Jas. Simpson, Thos. Gillespy, Jos. Mays, Henry Cartmill, James Means, David Dryden, Jas. Burnsides, Thos. Vance, Archd. Clendenning, Lawrence Huntsman, Thos. Thompson, John Low. Received from Capt. Christian, being arrears due Capt. Dunlap. Received from Capt. Hog, due for pay. Received from George Jameson. Received from Capt. Hog, account of James Ramsey.
- Page 147.--18th April, 1755. Humphrey Madison to John Madison, £82, conveys two bay mares that run at the Falling Spring, one bay mare purchased at sale of Moffett's estate, and 2 colts that run at George Moffett's, 1 bay mare purchased of James Means, one mare purchased of Joseph England, and other various personal property; mortgage. Teste: Francis Tyler.
- Page 222.--19th May, 1761. John Stephenson to James Hartgrove, of Staunton, £7, 1/2 acre lot 6, joining Sampson Mathews and James Hughes. Teste: Wm. Hyde, James Means.