Person:John King (226)

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  1. John Kingest 1717-1719 - 1795
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  4. Catherine Kingest 1735 - AFT 1814
  1. Robert King1737-1755 -
  2. Isabel King1741 - BEF 1832
  3. Sarah King1746 - 1799-1855
  4. Margaret King1748 -
  5. Samuel King1749-1758 -
  6. John King1754 - 1840
  7. James King1757 -
  8. Mary Kingest 1760 - bef 1811
  9. Jane Kingest 1761 -
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Name John King
Gender Male
Birth? est 1717-1719 of Augusta, Virginia, United States
Death[1] 1795 Augusta, Virginia, United States

John King 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 Orange County, Virginia Records:


  • John King received a patent for 400 acres (location not listed) on 1 Dec. 1740, (as listed in the disposition below): (Note: a related record in Augusta (shown below) shows this tract was located "on a branch of Naked Creek", a tributary of the North Branch of the Shenandoah River).


Disposition of Land from Orange County, Virginia Records:


  • Pages 215-216. Know all men by these presents that I, John King, of Augusta County, grant certain peace of Meadow ground unto Adam Carruth of same county.. 8 acres, 3 roods of land being part.. containing 400 acres.. granted by Pattent dated 1 Dec. 1740 and in Secretaries Office in this Colony.. hath sold.. consideration of £7.10.0.. dated 6th May 1745. (signed) John King (Seal). Witnesses: Joseph Russell Junr., James Suggett. [Orange County Virginia Deed Book 10, Dorman, pg. 48]. ( (Note: a related record in Augusta County Records shows that this land was located "on a branch of Naked Creek; corner to John Seawright's land").


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


  • Page 308.---4th August, 1747. Adam Caruth to John King, £7.10.0 current money Virginia; 8 acres, 3 R., on a branch of Naked Creek; corner to John Seawright's land. Teste: John Anderson, John Seawright, John Stevenson. Proved by all, 19th August, 1747.
  • Page 21 - John King, 95 acres, Middle River. May 14, 1760. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 9].
  • Page 38 - John King, 300 acres, Naked Creek. Adjoining his own land. November 1763. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 15].
  • Page 159 - John King, 150 acres, Branch of Back Creek. Nov. 11, 1769. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 58].


Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:


  • Page 65.--18th November, 1758. John King and Mary to David Bell, £104, 400 acres in Beverley Manor on Branch Middle River, Wm. Wallace's land; corner James and Wm. Wallace, Jr.; corner Mathew Armstrong. Delivered: David Bell, January, 1767. (Note: this land was part of John King's father, Robert King's (1742) 750-acre patent in Beverley Manor).

Will of John King

From Chalkley's Augusta County, Virginia Court Records:

  • Page 201 - - 22nd August, 1794. - - John King's will - - To wife, Margaret, five daughters and two sons (Robert and John) are married; to sons, Samuel and James. Executors, sons-in-law James Lard (Laird), Jno. Denison. Teste: Jno. Gibson, Samusl Gibson, Catren Cloverfield. Proved, October Court, 1795, by all witneses.


Records of John King in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:


  • Page 535.---28th February, 1749. Same (From William Beverley) to Mathew Armstrong, 190 acres in Beverley Manor. Robert King's old place. Corner Robert Patterson. Corner John Anderson. Teste: John and William Gay, John King.
  • Page 30 - William Waterson, 200 acres, Naked Creek. Adjoining John King. Mentioned Kings Mill pond. November 8, 1763. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 12].
  • Vol. 1 - MARCH 20, 1764. - (389) Road petitioned for from John King's Mill, on Naked Creek, to John King's Mill, on Middle River. (Note: appears to provide evidence that the same John King owned both properties, seeking a road between the two).
  • Page 150 - James Bratton, 120 acres, between South River and Back Creek. Adjoining John King, Alexander Stuart. November 7, 1769. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 54].
  • Vol. 1 - NOVEMBER 7 1769, Land survey, 120 acres between South River and Back Creek adjacent to John King, Alexander Stuart, Augusta Co., VA.
  • Page 172 - John Wilkeson, 780 acres, between South River and South Mountain. Adjoining Edward Hall, King, Stuart, Chestnut. May 7, 1770. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 62].
  • Page 160 - Alexander Stuart, 340 acres, South River. Beginning at the mouth of Back Creek. Adjoining John King, William Chesnut corner on the River bank called the Red Banks and his old survey. May 9, 1770. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 54].
  • Vol. 2 - GUARDIANS' BONDS, AUGUSTA COUNTY. - 21st September, 1784--James Seawright and John King, ditto (guardian for) John and Margaret Seawright, ditto (orphans of) George Seawright. (Note: John King was named guardian for his grandchildren, children of his daughter Jane who married 1st, George Seawright).
  • Vol. 4 - Page 174. Page 502.-15th November 1785. George Searight's estate settled. - Paid Jno. King and Jas. Searight, guardians to orphans.




References
  1. Chalkley, - Augusta County, Virginia Court Abstracts.