Facts and Events
John Harmon was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Estate Records of John Harmon
- Page 434.--20th November, 1760. Barbara Harmon's bond (with Francis Tyler, Christopher Bingman, Henry Price) as administratrix of John Harman.
- Page 15.--13th December, 1760. John Herman (Harmon's) appraisement, by John Coutz, Adam Hettrick, Valentine Pence.
- Page 489.--18th March, 1777. John Harmon's estate settled--Paid Henry Boraf, Henry Preush, Christian Korp, Phillip Hass. Settled by Barbara Harmantrout, late Barbara Hermon, administratrix of John Hermon. (Note: John's widow Barbara had re-married to Georg Armentrout prior to 1764).
Records of John Harmon in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 1 - AUGUST 29, 1751. - (186) James Brown complains that John Harmon has abused him and his wife.
- Vol. 1 - John Harman vs. Benjamin Hardin.--John Harman sues Benjamin Hardin because Benjamin said John was a convict, meaning that the plaintiff was convicted in Great Britain, or Ireland, of some felonious crime and transported to his Majesty's plantation in America for the same.
- Vol. 1 - MAY 17, 1754. - (206) Many attachments vs. Wm. Murray, who was contractor for the new Court House; also vs. John Harmon.
- Page 201.- 2d July, 1754 -Estate of William Burk--Debts recovered 1754 and articles sold; to James Neal, John Harman, Nicholas Brook, Margaret Douglass, Christian Grubb, Thomas Smith, Sarah Stern, Daniel Sink, Stephen Johnston, Saml. Thornhill, Jeremiah Earley, Andrew Scott, David Logan, John Early.
- Page 170.--15th September, 1758. William Dryer's estate sold to viz: Jno. Mooberry, Ephraim Love, Wm. Cunningham, Wm. Craig, Richard Shanklin, David Nelson, Edward McGary, Charles Differ, Jno. Hughbanks, John Cravens, Thos. Fulton, Wm. Ingles (English), Jas. Thomas, Andrew Erwin, Margt. Dyer, Mathew Black, John Herman, Wm. Brown. Sold and appraised, 5th December, 1759, viz: John Farris, Hugh McGary, Robt. Minnis. Cash due by John Cally. Settlement by Margaret Cravens, late Margaret Dyer, administratrix.
- Page 337.--18th September, 1761. Jacob Harman, Sr.'s will--To wife Catrina, tract adjoining where son Peter lives; to son Jacob, 134 acres, with a mill adjoining Peter Miller; to son Teawalt, 50 acres joining Shawp's line, against the Peaked Mountain; to son John's son, Peter Harmon; to son Peter; to 4 daughters; to daughter Elizabeth; to 5 grandchildren, Philip, William and Madlina Price; to the church near the Meeting House now built, 2 acres. Executors, wife Catrina and son Peter.--Jacob Harman. Teste: Archd. Huston, Jacob Parsinger, Peter Miller (German). Proved, 15th May, 1764, by the witnesses. Executors qualify, with George Man. Peter ( ) his mark. Cath. ( ) her mark. (Note: this John Harmon had died the year prior to the writing of this will, which most likely explains why his son Peter was conveyed in his grandfather Jacob Harmon's will).