Facts and Events
John Blain was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Records of John Blain in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 2 - Blain vs. Blain--O. S. 32; N. S. 11--Bill filed 24th November, 1804. At sale of Thomas Campbell's property by his executors a certain John Blain and orator, William Blain, became surety for Ann, relict of Thomas, daughter of John and sister of William. Ann's conduct became very disagreeable to her father and other relatives. They lived in Rockingham.
- Vol. 2 - Burkholder vs. Blain--O. S. 263; N. S. 92--Bill, 1816. Complainants are John Burkholder and Rosana, John and Joseph Blain, Ann Campbell, Joseph Greer and Mary, his wife; Andrew Blain, Mary Blain, widow of John Blain, deceased; Danl. Chesnut and Isabella, his wife; James Blain, In August, 1811, John Blain of Rockingham died, intestate, leaving widow Mary and 12 children, viz: Rosanna, John, Joseph, Ann, Mary, Andrew, Isabella, James, Robert, Mathew, Margaret (married John Sharp), William, all of age.
Possible Parentage of John Blain
The following record in Chalkley's could possibly be for the father of John Blain: (not proven, listed as possible clue. It should be noted that John Blain had a son named Joseph)
- Vol. 1 - MARCH 19, 1767. (481) Joseph Blain exempted from levy--great age and infirmity.