Facts and Events
John Blakeley was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 1 - 1755-- Jno. Blackley, no estate.
- Vol. 1 - MARCH, 1758 (B). - Thomas Wats, John Blackly and Robert Dixon--summoned to Court on charge of not bringing up their children in a Christianlike manner.
- Vol. 1 - MAY AND NOVEMBER, 1759 (A). - John Stewart vs. John Blackley.--Plaintiff charges that in 1758 defendant set fire to plaintiff's dwelling house, and thereby some of his goods were damaged. James Martin's deposition before Francis Tyler.
- Vol. 1 - MAY AND NOVEMBER, 1759 (A). - John Stewart vs. John Blakely.--Deposition of James Martin, a soldier, that he, with some other soldiers, were in the room where John Stewart, tailor, works.