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James Urie (Urrey) was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
About James Urie (Urrey)
James Urie was an early settler in the Augusta County area by about 1750, thru at least 1764 according to Chalkley's records. He lived on the North Branch of the Shenandoah River in the vicinity of the "Great Lick" or "Blue Ridge" areas. Additional information on this family would be appreciated.
Records of James Urie (Urrey) in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 1 - ORIGINAL PETITIONS AND PAPERS FILED IN THE COUNTY COURT. - 1750 - List of tithables liable to work on road from Sherrendo River to top of Blue Ridge at Swift Run Gap. Petition of Hance Magard (Magot). James Urry, William Burk, Stephen Hansburger, Samuel Thornbill, John Fought, John Furniss, Little Partrick, Charles Cross, George Wanol, Jacob Miller, Henry Lung, Adam Miller, Jacob Coger.
- Vol. 1 - MAY 20, 1752. - (247) James Urrey, Steven Hans Burger, John Fought, Wm. Burk, Saml. Thornhill, John Fornice, Little Patrick, Jacob Miller and son, Adam Miller and son, Charles Cross, Henry Lung, Jacob Coger, George Warrell-to be added to Hans Magart's road hands on road from Shanando River to top Blue Ridge.
- Vol. 1 - AUGUST 17, 1753. - (15) James Urrey appointed Road Surveyor, vice Hance Magot.
- Vol. 1 - AUGUST, 1764 (A). - Ester Stevens vs. Bowman.--Deposition of James Urie, aged 60 years, 22d June, 1764. Defendant lives at the Great Lick.