Facts and Events
John Allison, Jr. was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 216.--20th August, 1785. Thomas Murray, of Green County, North Carolina, to John Allison. Jr. Teste: D. Stephenson, Edward Rutledge, James Agnew, Thomas Carel. (Note: the location and acreage of this acquisition was not stated in Chalkley's transcription, but is most likely included in the original record in Augusta County records).
Records of John Allison, Jr.
John Allison is mentioned in the will of his father-in-law, Edward Rutledge:
- Page 551.—31st January, 1787. Edward Rutledge's will—To wife, Sarah; to daughter, Rebecka Rutledge; to son, James; to daughter, Rosanna; to son, George; to son-in-law, John Allison, for his sons John and James Allison; to 5 children, viz: Lucy Allison (wife of Jno. Allison, Jr.), Rebecca, James, Rosanna, and George Rutledge; to children, viz: Mary Erwin (wife of Wm. Erwin), Sarah McNeeley (wife of George McNeeley). Executors, William Allison, John Allison, Jr., David Stephenson. Teste: D. Stephenson, Gilbert Carr, Samuel Steel. Proved, 20th February, 1787, by Carr and Steele. D. Stephenson qualifies.
- Page 227.--Edward Rutledge's estate in account with David Stephenson, acting executor--Paid legatees, viz: Rebecca Rutledge, John Allison. Settled 20th April, 1790.
- Page 229.--Specific legacies of above estate--To Sarah Rutledge; to James Rutledge; to Rosaana Rutledge; to books bequeathed to Lucy Allison, Rebecca, James, Rosanna, Geo Rutledge.
- Vol. 1 - page 406 - 1795 Commonwealth vs. John Dixon.--Trespass for cutting down James Kerr's corner trees 31st May, 1794. John Allison was grandson of John Kerr, deceased, 1794. This suit involves title to land of James Kerr and John Dixon in 1792.