Person:John McMurtry (6)

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John McMurtry
b.abt. 1739
m. abt. 1738
  1. John McMurtryabt 1739 - 1790
  2. Samuel McMurtryAbt 1743 - 1796
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Name John McMurtry
Gender Male
Birth? abt. 1739
Death? 1790 prob. Kentucky

John McMurtry was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

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Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:


  • Page 229.--13th August, 1759. Borden's executors to Samuel and John McMurtrey. Benjamin, Jr., agreed to sell to grantees 292 acres for £3, part of 92,100; corner to place surveyed for Wm. Hall. but now Bordin's, Young's line; corner James Young and the Brisley Hill place. Teste: James McDowell.


Possible Will Abstract

McMurtry, John. "of Ciantuekey county." Written: 7-7-1780, Proved: 2-18-1782. Leg.: father "land at a spring cald William McMurtry's;" son James, property at Holston; sons Samuel, William (under age); wife Mary; Wit.: John Hutton, James Hutton, William McMurtry. [Lincoln County, Kentucky Will Book 1, Page 35].