Facts and Events
John Risk, Jr. was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 165.--19th August, 1765. Margret ( ) Risk. Jr., relict to James Risk. deceased, to John Risk, Jr., £__, 200 acres at foot of Brown Hill in line of Wm. McCutchen's land. Teste: John Risk, John Worick, Moses Moore. Delivered: Jno. Risk, Jr., 19th November, 1770.
Land Grant Surveys in Virginia:
- Land Grant Survey: Page 109 - John Rusk, 310 acres, Calfpasture River. Adjoining John Rusk, Senior, Archibald Armstrong. April 5, 1768. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 40].
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley's: [unless otherwise listed]
- Land Grant Survey: Page 113 - Archibald Armstrong, 125 acres, Cowpasture. Adjoining John Rusk. April 4, 1768. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 41].
- Page 117.--7th March, 1801. Joanes Henderson's will--To wife, Isabell; sons, John, Joseph, Jones. Executors, wife Isabell, son Joseph, Alex. Craig; to (son James?), daughter Becky, daughter Sarah, daughter Margaret; to grandchildren, children of daughter Jean Grey. Teste: Edward Walsh. William Seel, John Risk, Jr. Proved, 22d June, 1801. Isabella refuses to execute. Others qualify.