Facts and Events
James Waddell was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 1 - SEPTEMBER, 1747. - Ralph Laverty vs. James Waddell and John Lewis.--Chancery writ, 15th July, 1747. James Waddell, late of Augusta. Laverty became surety for Waddell to James Scott, but shortly afterwards Waddell ran away to some part of Pennsylvania and has never returned, being gone above ____ years. In 1743 Waddell bought 224 acres from John Lewis.