Facts and Events
John Shanklin was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Records of John Shanklin in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Page 336.--29th July, 1759. Martha Fruit's will (widow)--To Jean Logan, all concerns except one bed and a horse; to Wm. Care, one bed and a horse. Teste: Jno. Shanklin, Benj. Logan, Jannet McDonnald. Proved, 21st November, 1759, by the witnesses. Jane Logan qualified executrix, with Danl. Love, Charles Campbell.
- Page 301.--15th April, 1774. Thomas Shankland's (his mark) will, farmer--To wife, Eleanor, tract adjoining Thomas Gordon; to grandchildren, viz: Of son Robert's children, viz: Thomas, William, Robert, son John, son _____; son Thomas' son Thomas; to oldest son, Robert. Executors, sons Robert and John. Teste: William and Archibald Hopkins, George Baxter. Proved, 17th January, 1775, by Archd. Hopkins and Baxter. Executors qualify with Archd. Hopkins, Geo. Baxter.
- Page 318.--6th June, 1781. John Frazer's will, of Rockingham County To wife, Jennet, all estate whatsoever; to James Walker; to Mary Aderson; to brother, Joseph Fraizer; to brother, George Fraizer; to sister, Molly Galloway; to brother, William; to Andrew Shanklin, son of testator's sister, Molly. Executors, wife Jennett and her brother, James Hooke. Teste: Geo. Huston, Robt. Hook, Wm. Hooke, Isabella Campbell, Elenor Campbell. Proved, 15th February, 1791, by Huston, Robert and Wm. Hooke. Jennett qualifies. (Note: John Frazier was the brother-in-law of John Shanklin. John Shanklin had already died and his wife, Molly had re-married by 1781, to Mr. Galloway).