John Harrison, Jr.
b.WFT Est 1722-1728
Facts and Events
John Harrison was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land in Augusta County:
- John Harrison received a patent for 400 acres "on the Dry Fork of Smith's Creek" on 10th February 1748, (as listed in the dispositions below. Note: Smith's Creek is a tributary of the James River).
Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 738.--21st November, 1764. Zebulon ( ) Harrison and Reubin Harrison, executors of John Harrison, deceased, to Jacob Peters, £90, 400; acres on a branch of South Branch of Potomac called West Fork of Mill Creek. Delivered: Moses Hinkle, 31st July, 1793. (Note: John Harrison was the brother of Zebulon and Reuben Harrison).
- Page 495.--21st August, 1767. Ruben Moore ( ) and Ann, of Frederick County, to Rubin Harrison, £100, 400 acres on the Dry Fork of Smith's Creek, patented to John Harrison, deceased, 10th February, 1748 who devised the same to said Ann, Delivered: Thomas Patterson by your order, January, 1773.
- Page 187.--21st May, 1771. Zebulon ( ) and Reuben Harrison to Robert Dickey, £30, 18 acres patented to John Harrison, deceased, 26th July, 1765, and by him devised to grantors, said Harrison's land. Delivered: Robert Dickey, April, 1773. (Note: John Harrison was the brother of Zebulon and Reuben Harrison).
Will of John Harrison
Page 296.--23d August, 1758. John Harrison, Jr.'s will, yeoman-- Brother Zebulon, eldest son of Jno. Harrison, tract on Smith's Creek, 400 acres; to Phel Harrison, eldest daughter of Zebulon; to sister Phebe Moore, and her daughter; Ann Davison, and to her daughters; Phebe Davison; to brother, Reuben. Executors, brothers Zebulon and Reuben. Teste: Jonathan Douglass, Jno. Hopkins, James Breame (?). Proved, 15th November, 1763, by Jno. Hopkins, and 16th November, 1763, by Jonathan Douglass. Executors qualified (Zebulon's mark ), with Danl. Love, Robt. Cravens.
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