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James Ward was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Records of James Ward in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley's Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 1 - AUGUST 16, 1763. - (212) Andrew Lewis, qualified Lieut. of the County; Wm. Preston, qualified Colonel of the County; Walter Cunningham, qualified Captain of Militia; Alexr. McClenachan, qualified Captain of Militia; William Crow, qualified Captain of Militia; John McClenachan, Michael Bowyer and David Long, qualified Lieutenants of Militia; James Ward, qualified Ensign of Militia.
- Page 478.--19th November, 1766. William Clark's appraisement (by Thos. Berry, Robt. Gay, Saml. McCutchen), recorded--One smoothing iron; 2 boxes of silver and other bullion and cash. James Ward, Dr.; Jno. Cowarden, Dr.; David Williams, debtor.
- Page 33.--13th August, 1767. Charles Lockhart's estate appraisement, by James Ewing et als--To James Ward, Sr.
- Page 398.--17th August, 1768. William Sprowle and Jean to Alex. McElroy, £200, 320 acres on Moffet's Creek; cor. John Patterson, part of Borden's 92100. Acknowledged and privy examination. Teste: James Trotter, W. Ward, Jas. Ward. Delivered: McElroy, December, 1768.
- Vol. 1 - AUGUST, 1769 (A). - John Stewart vs. Samuel Cowdon.--1762, June 4, cloth returned from your old account and not settled for; house rent, 4 months 25 days; January 16, seven pairs leather breeches for your brother Walter, £8, 11, 0; April; May 16; April; 1763, May, one coat sold to John Martins; 1764, received by James Ward; 1765, May, one coat for your son; 1766, May, by repairing your house that I rented, £2; 1767, July, one pair breeches in Carolina, £1, 2, 0; cash paid Sheriff in ditto, £3, 4, 10; cash paid Gaoler in ditto, £0, 11, 10; cash lent to buy shoes in ditto, £0, 11, 0; cash paid your expenses coming in from ditto, £0, 9, 0; cash for Robert Garral, £0, 15, 0; cash paid Robert Young, £0, 17, 0; 1760, to five months diet for James Stevenson, £4, 10, 0; November, to cash of suit that I was in prison bounds for you.
- Vol. 1 - AUGUST, 1769 (D). - John Stewart vs. James Ward.--1768. James Ward makes oath that he never settled for 2 hides coined by his son William and delivered at the Dutch tanner's, which hides were property of John Stewart.
- Vol. 1 - AUGUST 28, 1770. - (147) Following no inhabitants--suits dismissed--viz: James Ward, John Vance, James Johnston, Patrick Denny, Solomon White.
Information on James Ward
iii. Capt. James III Ward, born Abt. 1727 in Inishowen Pennisula County Donegal Ireland; died October 10, 1774 in Point Pleasant Mason West Virginia; married Phoebe Lockhart Abt. 1749 in Virginia; born Abt. 1729 in Greenbrier Virginia; died 1779 in Greenbrier Virginia (now West Virginia).
More About Capt. James III Ward:
Burial: October 1774, Battlefield of Point Pleasent Virginia
Cause of Death: Shot in the forehead and killed by his son, John Ward (White Wolf), at the Battle of Point Pleasant by Shawnee Indians
Military service: Bet. 1756 - 1757, French & Indian War: served in Capt. Dickenson's company of Rangers in the Greenbrier River area in what is now West Virginia
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Marriage: Abt. 1749, Virginia