John Bingaman, of Woods (New) River, Augusta County, VA
Facts and Events
John Bingaman was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
John Bingaman, his Wife and Son Adam Killed by Indians in 1758
John Bingaman, his Wife and Son Adam are included in the list from Chalkley's of Indian Attacks of 1755-1759 in Augusta County of settlers killed by "the enemy" (most likely Shawnee Indians being spurred on by the French) in Augusta County.
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's: (Note: Woods River later became known as "New River" a tributary of the Kanawha River).
- John Bingaman received a patent for 460 acres "on Woods River at Poplar Camp" on 20th June 1753, as listed in disposition below.
- John Bingaman received a patent for 184 acres "Livery and seisin" on 20th June 1753, as listed in disposition below.
- Page 233.--10th May, 1754. Humphrey Baker to John Bingamon, Sr., 100 acres conveyed by Col. Jno. Buchanan, 18th May, 1750, on north side Wood's River. To lie for further proof.
Disposition of Land from Chalkley's: (Note: these tracts were all sold after the death of John Bingaman, Sr.)
- Page 142.--6th September, 1762. John Bingeman and Elizabeth ( ) of Broomfield in Culpeper Co. to Thomas Stanton, Jr., of same parish and county, £70, 184 acres patented to John Bingeman, Sr., 20th June, 1763. (s/b 1753) Livery and seisin. Teste: James Kirtley, Jonathan Cowhard, Thomas Kirtley, Richard Stanton, Thomas Stanton, Sr. Delivered: Thomas Madison, February, 1770.
- Page 144.--6th September, 1762. Same to same (John Bingeman and Elizabeth ( ) of Broomfield in Culpeper Co. to Thomas Stanton, Jr., of same parish and county), £50, 100 acres by patent to John Buchanan, 5th April, 1748, on Wood's River, known by the name of Bufflo Pond. Teste: Jno. Hume, Thos. Stanton, Joseph Ham, Richard Stanton, Simon Tomison. Delivered: Thos. Madison, 1770.
- Page 146.--16th October, 1762. Same (John Bingeman and Elizabeth ( ) of Broomfield in Culpeper Co.) to Thomas Stanton, £61, 460 acres by patent to John, 20th June, 1753, on Woods River at Poplar Camp. Teste: Nicholas ( ) Null, Thomas Stanton, Jr.; Richard Stanton, Jno. Hume. Delivered: Thomas Madison, 1770.
Estate Records of John Bingaman
- Page 149.--19th May, 1756. John Bingaman's bond (with Jacob Nicholas, Henry Seller) as administrator of Jno. Bingaman.
- Page 177.--21st August, 1756. John Bingaman's appraisement, by Jacob Miller, Hance Magot, Francis Kirtley.
- Page 223.--16th February, 1763. John Bingaman (Jr.) presented his settlement of John Bingaman's estate: Paid Patton's executors my father's bond with interest to 10th December, 1762; paid Mathias Carsh (Kersh); paid Wm Leppard, Nicholas Keys, Conrad Bloss, Henry and Christian Bingaman.
Records of John Bingaman in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 1 - AUGUST 20, 1752. - (315) Mary Goldman, widow of Jacob refuses to administer. John Bingman, Ro. Norris, James Cohoon, and James Miller appd. appraisers of Goldman.
- Vol. 1 - NOVEMBER 18, 1752. - (377) Certified that in a fight Saml. Newgally bit off part of one of John Bingaman's ears.
- Page 203.--17th February, 1758. Colonel James Patton's estate; appraised by Thomas Stewart, John Ramsey, Edward Hall. List of bonds, bills, &c., due the estate: John and Christian Bingaman, 17th June, 1753. (Note: listed among many others, bond due for lands conveyed to Bingaman from Col. James Patton).
- Page 235.--17th August, 1769. The estate of Col. James Patton, Dr.-- To William Thompson, an executor, 1757, cash paid Col. Wm. Walker, cash paid Col. Green, cash paid Richard Vernon, James Coyle. 1762, February 10th, by to Banyans appraised. Cash of Doctor Walker on account of Jacob Harmon in full of the Horseshoe bottom. Cash of John Roerty, Andrew Haislip, Jacob Larton, Jacob Shull, James Hollis, Daniel Brown. By cash of Thos. Henry, rent of land in Louisa; Jno. Sprout, John and Christian Bigaman, Wm. Ledford, Jno. Ledford, Michl. Dougherday, Hugh Mares, Wm. Lepperd and Jacob Dye. James Hutton, Jno. Wiley for Jno. Ruckman, John Douglas for a tract of land in Louisa since Col. Patton's death.