Facts and Events
John Shanlkin was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 208.--18th February, 1760. Thomas ( ) Shanklin and Eleanor ( ) to John Shanklin, their son, £10, 220 acres on a branch of Muddy Creek, a branch of North River of Shanandoe, part of 400 acres where Thomas now lives; cor. Green's land. Teste: Robert Shanklin, William ( ) Pickens. Delivered: Thomas Shanklin, 27th August, 1763.
Record of Will
- 1783--April 28th, John Shanklin's will proved; widow Elizabeth.
Records of John Shanklin in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Page 155.--15th August, 1759. Jacob Gillespy ( ) and Hannah ( ) to Jacob and Christian Rollman, £30, 280 acres on a branch of Beaver Creek called Howell's Branch; corner to land formerly belonging to Henry Smith. Teste: Thos. ( ) Shankland. Delivered: Jno. Shankland, May, 1762.