Person:John Cathey (7)

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John Cathey
b.1709
m. Est. 1703-1709
  1. John Cathey1709 - 1764
  2. William CatheyABT 1711 - 1746
  3. Elizabeth CatheyABT 1713 -
  4. Andrew CatheyABT 1715 - BET 1756 AND 1768
  5. George Cathey, Esq.ABT 1715/17 - 1790
  6. Margaret CatheyABT 1719 -
  7. Ann CatheyABT 1721 -
m. BEF 1740
  1. Jean Cathey1744 -
  2. Hugh Cathey1745-1755 - AFT 1817
  3. John Cathey1750-1764 -
  4. William Cathey1750-1764 -
  5. Ann Cathey1764 -
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Name John Cathey
Gender Male
Birth? 1709
Marriage BEF 1740 Augusta County, Virginiato Jean Unknown
Death? 29 JAN 1764 Rowan, North Carolina, USA

John Cathey was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Acquisition of Land in Augusta County, VA

John Cathey acquired land in Augusta County, Virginia when his brother, William Cathey (who had acquired the land in 1738) died (in 1746) and John, being oldest brother, received the land, as decribed in following records:

Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 244.--27th December, 1751. John Cathey and Jaen, lately come from Ireland, now in the County of Augusta, intending to travel and settle in Carolina, to Samuel Wallace, 300 acres. In Beverley Manor, on Cathey's Creek, a middle branch of Shanando, part of 466 acres sold by Beverley to Wm. Cathey, 28th September, 1738, and by death of William (died intestate) descended to John, his oldest brother; corner John Trimble (formerly Wm. King); Hugh Young's and John Jamison's lines; Beverley Manor line; corner Morris O'Friel. Teste: Alexander Blear, Patrick Martin., Wm. McPhetters, James Scott, Morris O'Friel, James Berry.

Further disposition of this property in 1765 (John Cathey was in North Carolina by this time):

  • Page 863.--19th March, 1765. Samuel Wallace and Elis (Elizabeth) to Robert Wallace, his son, £10, two tracts: A, 110 acres, part of 300 acres conveyed by Beverley to John Cathey, 7th December, 1757, and by Cathey to Samuel, corner said O'Friel; B, 50 acres joining above.
  • Page 890.--22d May, 1765. Samuel Wallace and Elizabeth ( ) to Jannet and Rachel Wallace, his daughters, deed of gift, 100 acres in Beverley Manor, part of 300 acres conveyed by John Cathey, 7th December, 1751; corner Jamison's land, branch of Middle River; corner John Trimble's land.

Information on John Cathey

http://www.martygrant.com/gen/cathey/cathey-james-rowan.htm#john


John Cathey was born ca 1709 (guess) in Ulster, Ireland. He is a proven child of James as named in James’ 1756 Will.

John Cathey married Jean — before 1740 in Augusta Co, VA.

See their own page for additional information.


From Chalkley's Augusta County, Virginia Records:

p. 302. Deed Book No. 4 (244) 27th December, 1751. John Cathey and Jaen, lately come from Ireland, now in the County of Augusta, intending to travel and settle in Carolina, to Samuel Wallace, 300 acres. In Beverley Manor, on Cathey's Creek, a middle branch of Shanando, part of 466 acres sold by Beverley to Wm. Cathey, 28th September, 1738, and by death of William (died intestate) descended to John, his oldest brother; corner John Trimble (formerly Wm. King); Hugh Young's and John Jamison's lines; Beverley Manor line; corner Morris O'Friel. Teste: Alexander Blear, Patrick Martin, Wm. McPhetters, James Scott, Morris O'Friel, James Berry.