John Campbell, of Boiling Spring, Beverley Manor
Facts and Events
||John Campbell, of Boiling Spring, Beverley Manor
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John Campbell was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
John Campbell's land (SE, 247 acres, 1749 (listed as 325 acres, 1745 on Hildebrand map, but this tract in Chalkley's is written as 247 acres, 1749, as listed below) as shown on the map meticulously drawn by J.R. Hildebrand, cartographer. This map is copyrighted©, used by permission of John Hildebrand, son of J.R. Hildebrand, April, 2009.
- Page 559.—28th February, 1749. Same (From William Beverley) to John Campbell, 247 acres on Beverley Manor on South River. Manor line. Corner William Patterson; Joseph Tees' line. Teste: William Petterson and Richard Pillson, William Johnston. (Note: the Hildebrand Map lists this tract as "325 acres", it is located very nearby the 570-acre tract acquired by John's father, James Campbell from James Davis in 1746).
John Campbell also acquired land from his father, James Campbell, as listed in record below:
Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 125.--18th November, 1787. John Campbell, Sr., to James Steel, part of 570 acres formerly property of James Campbell, deceased, and sold to James Steel by consent of said John Campbell, joining John Cloid's part of said tract. Teste: Geo. Hutcheson Ben. Stuart, Andrew Fulton, Robert Bell.
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Page 503.--18th August, 1761. William ( ) Patterson (Petterson) and Agness ( ) to James Bell, £120, 247 acres in Beverley Manor on South River of Shanandoe, conveyed to William by Beverley, 26th February, 1749; cor. John Campbell in the Manor line, Joseph Teas' line; cor. said Teas and McClure; cor. Archibald Stuart. Delivered: Jas. Bell, 1768. (Note: this land was adjoining John Campbell's 325-acre patent in SE Beverley Manor)