Facts and Events
James Rowland was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land in Virginia:
- Page 137 - James Rowland, 230 acres, Looney's Creek. Adjoining the Duth Cooper, Archibald Kyle. February 26, 1768. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 49].
Land Records in Botetourt County, VA: [From Virginia Early Settlers, by Charles T. Burton]
- 10 September 1755, 400 acres, head Long Run, Looney Creek - from new grant
- 13 November 1763, 549 acres, Catawba Ck - from Thomas Hadley
- 12 August 1779, 400 acres, (1775 grant) - to James McConnell
- 1 May 1785, 300 acres - from new grant
- 9 July 1783, 50 acres, Catawba Ck. - from new grant
- Rowland, James. Will probate June 1805.
- Names wife, Margaret and children Mary, Elizabeth, Jane, Margaret, Agnes, Prudence, George, James, William and Robert.
- [Source: Early Marriages, Wills and some Revolutionary War Records, Botetourt County, Virginia, Compiled by Anne Lowry Worrell, pg. 62].
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 1 - MAY, 1768 (A). - Looney vs. Patterson.--Robert Looney, debtor to Irvin Patterson's estate. 1745-46. May 10, to sundry goods to Elizabeth Looney, one looking glass, balance due Robert Looney, per settlement. 1744. Credits: By bond for a horse given this year; by ten years' ferriage, per agreement, at 20/ per annum. Settlement of above accounts, 16th January, 1766, by Benjamin Hawkins, James Rowland.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 .