Facts and Events
John Phillips was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Records of John Phillips in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 2 - Brown vs. Johnston--O. S. 94; N. S. 32--Orator, John Brown. John Brown, grandfather of orator, on 17th January, 1752, made entry in Augusta on Middle River, then died with will recorded in Augusta, devising the entry to his oldest son, Thomas Brown. Thomas died in 1773 intestate, leaving orator an infant, his heir-at-law. Zechariah Johnston made a conflicting survey and died testate, and devised same to sons Zachariah and Alexander Johnston. James Philips, father of John, made an entry on the land 23d November, 1769, and on 5th July, 1774, patent issued to John Philips, heir-at-law of James. John Philips in 1806 is living in Kentucky.