Facts and Events
John Lusk was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Processioning Lists of 1748 & 1767/8
- "Processioning" was the periodic review and agreement of property lines between settler's lands. Processioning Lists are useful in determining the general area of a settlers lands and their neighbors at specific time periods:
Processioning List of 1748:
- Page 25.--John Moffett and James Hogshead report, viz: 24th February, 1748, processioned for James Hogshead, present Robert Ralston; processioned for John Hogshead, present Robert Ralston; processioned for John Hogshead, present Robert Gilkison; processioned for Alex. Gardner, present Robert Gilkison; processioned for Robert Rennox, present Samuel Moore; processioned for Capt. McAnaire; processioned for Thos. Garner; processioned for Wm. Anderson, present John Lusk; processioned for John Moffett, present Wm. Anderson; processioned for John Young; processioned for James Anderson, present John Young; processioned for John Finley, Samuel Lusk, Wm. Anderson. (Note: the John Lusk listed in the above record is likely this John Lusk, especially with the mention of Samuel Lusk, this John Lusk's brother included).
Processioning List of 1767/68:
- Page 450.--1767-68: Processioned by Wm. McElhenny and Paul Whitley: For Samuel Walker, John Maxfield, Wm. McClenachan, David Cloid, Edley Paul, James Cloid, William Hall, Christian Vingard, John Bouers, John Logan, Benj. Estill, Wm. McElhenny, Henry Bouns (Bonns), Henry Cartmel, Samuel Gibson, James Bates, Paul Whitley, Jonathan Whitley, Wm. Logan. Processioned by John Pall, John Lyle: For John Keys, John Parks, Robert Caruthers, Roger Keys, Jno. Paul, John Hays, Thomas Willson, David Williamson, Jno. Boid, Thomas Boid, Walter Smiley, Jno. Clemans, James McClung, Wm. Alexander, John Lusk, James Ritchey, Jno. Sloan, Joseph Alexander. Processioned by James Hugart: For Charles Donelly, Jno. Cartmill, Robert Stewart, Thomas Galespie, Jno. McCashling, Mary Moore, James McCay, Wm. McCay, Ralph Laferty, John Galespie, James Hugart.