Facts and Events
John Mitchell, Jr. was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Records of John Mitchell in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 1 - ORIGINAL PETITIONS AND PAPERS FILED IN THE COUNTY COURT. 1750 - I, John Mitchell, son of John Mitchell, and brother of William Mitchell of the County of Augusta, held and firmly bound to Thomas Wilson, late of Pennsylvania. 14th September, 1762. John, Jr., obtained patent with his father's money and for his father's benefit for 400 acres on a branch of James River, known by the name of Broad Spring Branch, which pond was afterwards sold by John, Sr., to his son, William, and William and wife, Margaret, have sold the same to said Thomas Wilson, indemnity against any claims of John, Jr., or any one under him (not recorded).