Facts and Events
John Blair was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Will of John Blair
- Page 185.--15th April, 1788. John Blair's will--To father; to 3 sisters, Elizabeth, Mary, and Jean; to sister, Margaret; to brother, James; to mother. Executors, father and James Seawright. Teste: John Campbell, Jacob and John Sheetz. Proved. 15th December, 1789, by Campbell and Jacob Sheets. Executor Seawright qualifies.
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 1 - COUNTY COURT. ORIGINAL PETITIONS AND ORDERS. - Arbitration bond between Joseph Byers, William Long, and Jane Blair, dated 1796. Report of Commissioners dividing land sold by Robert McCutchan to John Blair, and by him devised to his three sisters, Elizabeth, Mary and Jane. Elizabeth married Joseph Byers, Mary married William Long.