d.ABT 1833 Blount County, Tennessee
m. ABT 1775
Facts and Events
James Strain was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Information on James Strain
James STRAIN, Jr.
Abt 1780 - 1842
Father James STRAIN, Sr., b. Abt 1755, d. 1789, Augusta Co., Virginia (~ 34 years) Mother Nancy Agnes McLINTOCK, d. Yes, date unknown Family ID F8368 Group Sheet
Family Martha "Patsy" HENDERSON, d. Yes, date unknown Married 11 Nov 1806 Augusta Co., Virginia  ?As James "Strane"; marriage records for Augusta Co. show Nov. 13, 1806
?Guardians Bonds, Dec. 18, 1792: Andrew Keith guardian of James Strain.
He and his brother John married sisters.
Augusta Co. Land record:
D. Bk. 33, p. 322, Jan. 27, 1806: James Strain one of the collateral heirs of James Strain to Isaac Yearout his 1/8 part. [signed] James Strain. This land is on the north side of the Middle River of the Shenandoah; neighbors are Poage, Erwen, and the river.
D. Bk. 33, p. 94: James and Patsey Strain deed land to James McComb.
D. bk. 34, p. 158, dated 28 Sep 1807. James & Patsy (Henderson) Strain, John & Nancy (Henderson) Strain, John & Sarah Henderson and JamesÂ & Susannah (Henderson) McComb, all from Augusta and heirs of William Henderson, all deed land (100 acres on Christians Creek) to David Henderson.
See the corresponding sales records under the pages for his brothers John and Allen. Apparently the family was moving en masse to Tennessee.