Facts and Events
James Oliver was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Records of James Oliver in Augusta County, VA
- Vol. 2 - Marriage Bonds in Augusta County, 1788--October 10, James Oliver and Andrew Thompson, surety. James Oliver and Mary Curry, niece of Robert Curry (consent). Teste: James King, Wm. Betman. (Note: this appears to be most likely the son of James Oliver and Jean Dickey).
- Vol. 2 - SEPTEMBER, 1793 (A to F). - Donaghe vs. Ailer-- James Oliver, Abbeville County, South Carolina, 20th September, affirms he never made claim to the waters of Naked Creek belonging to Anthony Oaler.
- Vol. 2 - McDonald vs. Turner--O. S. 11; N. S. 4--In 1794 when militia army was sent to quiet the insurrection in Western Pennsylvania, Angus McDonald was appointed paymaster to Col. Swearingen's Regt. & acted as such during the expedition. He passed a due bill to Lieut. Saml. Turner, who commanded the Company in the absence of Capt. Struther G. Suttle. Judgt. went against Angus in Frederick Co. Suttle only commanded the Co. after the troops returned to Winchester. Maj. Langham was brother-in-law of McDonald. James Olliver served in Capt. Suttles' Co.
- Dickey vs. Dickey--O. S. 199; N. S. TO--Bill, ad October, 1807. On 26th September, 1805, Michael Dickey of Augusta, died testate, leaving only children, viz: John, William and James Dickey, Mary (wife of Alert. Greer), Elizabeth (widow of David Beard), Margaret (wife of Samuel Kirkpatrick), and grandchildren, James and Mary Oliver, children of daughter, Jean Oliver, deceased. Beard, Kirkpatrick and Greet live in Rockbridge, also James Oliver. Mary Oliver lives in Georgia. Power of attorney by James Dickey of Woodford County, Kentucky