m. Est. 1703-1709
Facts and Events
John Cathey was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
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:
Further disposition of this property in 1765 (John Cathey was in North Carolina by this time):
Information on John Cathey
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.