Facts and Events
John Johnston was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Page 5.--25th August, 1770. John Johns(t)on and Mary to William Bowver, £30, 124 acres, part of 200 acres left by Arthur Johnston, deceased, to his two sons, John and Andrew, bounded as by decree of Augusta County Court; corner Daniel Harrison; also 18-1/2 acres, part of 37 acres, adjoining above tract also left by said Arthur to said two sons by will. Delivered: Wm. Bowyer, 8th April, 1771.
- Vol. 1 - AUGUST, 1773 (A). - Arthur Johnston lived on Roanoke of Cook's Creek, which he desires to be divided between his two sons, John and Andrew. Capt. Dan Smith was chosen guardian of John, who married before he arrived at full age, when his guardian and stepfather gave him his moiety, which was where his stepfather Greeg lived, who moved off in consequence, and then John sold part to William Bowyer.