Facts and Events
Johan Philip Armentrout was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
- 27 Aug 1739, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Johan Philip Armentrout arrived in America with his mother on the ship, Samuel, which docked in Philadelphia on August 27, 1739. All immigrant males over age sixteen were required to sign an Oath of Allegiance to the King of England. Among those signing were Johannes, Johan Phillip and Johan Friedrich Ermentraudt.
Early Land Acquisitions in Pennsylvania
- 12 Oct 1749, Land Purchase - Lower Heidelberg Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.
- 1749 - Johan Phillip Armentrout purchased 38 acres in 1749 located in Lower Heidelberg Township near the land owned by George and Veronica Hains. The patentee on Phillip's land was John Leich.
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 6. - 2nd January, 1755. John Love and Johanna, to Phillip Arrantrout, 18 pounds, 175 acres bought by love from James Downing, who patented it 5th February, 1753, corner said Love's other patent near John Davis's land on the head waters of Smith Creek. Teste: Frederick Arrantrout. John (his mark) Love, Johanna (her mark) Love.
- Page 250.--18th May, 1773. Charles Rush and Marchius, his wife, to Philip Ermantrout. Patent to Charles, 1st August, 1772. corner John Davis, deceased. Delivered: George Harmon, 5th March, 1776.
- 1775, Rockingham County, Virginia. Phillip Armentrout purchased this 225 acres located on Cub Run from Christopher Franciscus, which was part of the original Francisus land grant.
- Phillip Armentrout, 70 acres, North side of Peaked Mountain, adjoining George Armentrout, Grubs. March 12, 1784. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 112].
Records of Philip Armentrout in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 2 - 1779--March 22d, Administration of Daniel Callahan granted son Charles. Administration of Chas. Fred. Sybert granted Nicholas Mildeberger. George Shulenger's will recorded; widow Elizabeth. Chas. Fred. Sybert, a soldier, died in service; widow Mary and one child. George Shulenger was a soldier. Deed by Philip Armentrout to son Philip. Deed by Philip Armentrout to son Henry. Deed by Philip Armentrout to son Peter. George Ruddle qualified Captain. George Baxter qualified Captain. Jno. Herdman qualified First Lieutenant. Thomas Gordon qualified Second Lieutenant. Anne, orphan of Archd. Huston, chose Thomas Hewit guardian. Abigail, ditto, chose James Brewster, ditto. On information against Anto. Cartner and John Snider for swearing to join a company of Black Boys, or Volunteers, discharged. Nicholas Weatherholt bound to Grand Jury for treason.