Facts and Events
John Jackson was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
- John Jackson received a patent (# of acres not specified) on "North River of Shanando, called Vails Spring, joining lands of Borden and Shoemaker" on 16 February 1771, as listed in the disposition below:
Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 178.--15th March, 1774. John Jackson and Martha ( ) to John Hunter, on a branch of North River of Shanando, called Vails Spring, joining lands of Borden and Shoemaker, patented to said John Jackson, 16th February, 1771.
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- WB 4:Page 95.--17th March, 1768. John Jackson's (mark) bond (with Isaac Robinson) as guardian to Jane Claypole, orphan of Wm. Claypole. (Note: Jane Claypool was the step-daughter of John Jackson, daughter of his wife Martha from her previous marriage to William Claypool).
- DB 21:Page 164.--215 acres on Cedar Run. a branch of the North Branch below James Thomas' land patented to John Jackson, 16th March, 1771. George Shoemaker's line. Teste: John Thomas.
- John Jackson's wife Martha (Dunbar) was named in the will of her sister, Ann (Dunbar) Cahoon, written 9 June 1798 in Hardy County, Virginia:
- Item) I give and bequeath to my beloved Sister Martha Jackson fifty pounds.