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Maj. John Grattan
b.abt. 1725/30 Ireland
d.bef. December 1792 Augusta County, Virginia
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Name Maj. John Grattan
Gender Male
Birth? abt. 1725/30 Ireland
Marriage bef. 1753 to
Death? bef. December 1792 Augusta County, Virginia

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

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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's: (unless listed otherwise)


  • Page 17 - John Grattan, 140 acres, Brocks Gap. Adjoining Burden [sic, s/b Borden]. April 12, 1762. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 7].
  • Page 29 - John Gratton, 135 acres, North River of the Shenandoah. Adjoining John Hairs. Mentions and shows on plat when Pennsylvania Road crosses North River (this road loading from Indian trail at Gilberts to the Mossey Creek Country) .. January 8, 1763. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 12].
  • Page 152.--18th August, 1766. Borden's executors to John Grattan, £120, lots Nos. 1 and 2. No. 1 containing 235 acres on a small branch of Shanando; No. 2. contains 185 acres on North Branch of Shanando, the Mill Creek, both Nos. 1 and 2 being parts of Borden's tract. Teste: Archer Mathews and John Cowardin.
  • Page 156.--19th August, 1766. Bordens executors to John Grattan, £25, tract known as the Mill Place on Shanando and the lot No. 4 containing 300 acres, Mill Creek below the fall.
  • Page 89 - John Grattan, 540 acres, North River of the Shenandoah between Hugh Campbell and John Hairs. Adjoining James Trotters. September 7, 1767. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 33].
  • Page 127 - John Grattan, 1,000 acres, North River of the Shenandoah. Adjoining Hugh Campbell, John Hair. Jan. 19, 1769. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 46].
  • Page 284 - John Gratton, 915 acres, North River of Shenandoah of Brocks Gap, 576 acres part of thereof being originally granted by patent to Benjamin Bordin. March 4, 1773. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 96].
  • Page 4 - John Grattan, 508 acres, North River. Adjoining Hares, Josiah Cunay, Erenomus Deck, John Olivers, Donaho, Lush. April 20, 1780. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 98].
  • Page 13 - John Grattan, 268 acres, Cooks Creek. Adjoining Francis Stuart, Mullin, William Lamb, William McGill, Widow Cravins, Quins, Herrings. May, 1780. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 100].


Will Abstract

  • Page 20.--23d November, 1791. John Gratton's will--To daughter, Margaret, unmarried; to "my poor daughter, Jane"; to son, Robert, lands at the Kentucky, and the lands that were allotted to the heirs of his brother, John Gratton, deceased, given by the Commonwealth of Virginia and to be located on the western side of Okehiow River on Waters of the Meomey; to Elijah Poug and my dear Agness, his wife--1,000 acres in Kentucky surveyed by George Mays on the Waters of Salt River, on Harden's and Ralewing Creek; to Elijah Poug and Col. Robt. Gamble jointly, 1,600 acres that Col. Daniel Boone received land warrants; to Col. Samuel Brown and wife Betey Brown, the 500 acres he surveyed for testator "that my Jackey purchased of him"; to son, Robert, lot in Fincastle; to daughter, Elizabeth Brown; to Samuel Brown's daughter, Betey, if she die without heirs, then to her brother, John Brown. Executors, son Robert, Robt. Gamble, Samuel Brown. Teste: Jacob Sanger, James Allen, Jr., Robt. McGriffin. Proved, December Court, 1792, by Sanger and McGriffin. Robert Gratton qualifies.


Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records: (unless listed otherwise)


  • Page 125 - James Trotter, 133 acres, Small Branch of the North River of the Shenandoah. Adjoining James Henderson, (John) Grattan. April 11, 1768. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 33].
  • Page 244 - John Brunk, 150 acres, Cedar Run. Adjoining his father's land, James Jackson, John Hunter, Conrod Weeble, John Gratton, Christopher Brunk. November 1, 1774. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 86].
  • Page 14 - Hugh Donoho, 90 acres, North River and Naked Creek. Mentioned Grattan. April 4, 1781. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 101].
  • Page 53 - John Ruddall, 33 acres, North Branch of the Shenandoah River near Brocks Gap. Adjoining John Gratton. April 22, 1785. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 115].
References
  1.   Sons of the Revolution in state of Virginia. Sons of the Revolution in state of Virginia quarterly magazine. (Richmond [Virginia]: Sons of the Revolution in the State of Virginia, 1922-[1932]), Vol. 1-2.

    Robert Gamble, of Ireland, and Augusta County, Virginia, was father of James Gamble (born 1729; died circa 1781), of Augusta County, Virginia; married Agnes Bell (daughter of James Bell, of Augusta County), and had issue: Robert Gamble (born 1754; died 1810), of Augusta County, and Richmond, Virginia. He married Catherine Gratton, born 1753; died 1831; daughter of John Gratton, of Ireland, and Augusta County, later Rockingham County, Virginia; Immigrant, Magistrate 1178, (Churchwarden) and had issue: Agnes Sarah Bell Gamble (born 1783; died 1863) married (as his second wife) William H. Cabell (born 1772; died 1853), of Buckingham County, and Richmond, Virginia.