Person:John Tate (29)

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John Tate
  1. John Tate1710 - 1801
  2. James Tate1716 - bef 1808
  3. Robert Tate1718 -
  4. Samuel Tate1720 -
  5. William Tate1721 -
  6. Elizabeth Tate1722 -
  7. Sarah Tate1724 -
m. abt. 1741
  1. Capt. James Tate1742 - 1781
  2. Lt. Thomas Tate1744 - 1833
  3. Eleanor Tate1747 - 1801
  4. John Tate, Esq.1749 - 1802
  5. Gen. William Tate1753 - 1830
  6. Robert Tate1755 - 1832
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Name John Tate
Alt Name John Robert Tate
Gender Male
Birth? 1710 Ulster, Ireland
Marriage abt. 1741 to Mary Mitchell
Death? March 1801 Augusta County, Virginia

John Tate was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

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John Tate's land (Beverley Manor SW, 2 Tracts: 1) 344 acres patented in 1749; 2) 160 acrers acquired from Francis Beaty in 1755) as shown on the map meticulously drawn by J.R. Hildebrand, cartographer. This map is copyrighted©, used by permission of John Hildebrand, son of J.R. Hildebrand, April, 2009. (Note: tract of James Tate, relationship unknown, (371 acres, 1811), is adjacent to John's tract acquired from Francis Beaty; tract of Thomas Tate, relationship unknown), (170 acres, 1753) is also nearby to the northwest).


Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:


  • Page 217.--5th April, 1749. Wm. Beverley to John Teat, 344 acres in Beverley Manor. Corner James Linn, Steel's land. Corner Jno. Lockhart, Brackenridge s line.
  • Page 190.--28th June, 1755. Francis Beatey, surveyor, to Jno. Teat, plantationer, £25, 160 acres in Beverley Manor on Beverley Manor and Borden's lines, cor. survey for James Lockhart, gent., being the place known as Beatey's well place. Teste: David Hay, Jno. and Pat. Campbell, Thos. Teat.
  • Page 252.--18th March, 1760. Same (From Thomas ( ) Beard and Margaret), Baird to John Tate, £67.10.0, 309-1/2 acres in Beverley Manor; corner James Lynn; corner David Steel. Teste: Thomas Teat.


Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:


  • Page 339.--17th May, 1768. John Tate to Thomas Tate, £1, 200 acres, corner James Lynn and John Tate. Teste: Thomas Paxton, Finley McClure. Delivered: Pat. Campbell. 4th August, 1773.
  • Page 75.--18th March, 1772. John Tate and Mary to James Tate. Teste: William Campbell. Wm. Livingston. Thomas Tate.
  • Page 520.--15th May, 1779. John Tate and Mary to Hance Patton.
  • Page 89.--11th March, 1785. John Taite, Sr., to Thomas Stevenson Delivered to Jacob Swallow 1st June, 1787, 400 acres patented to said John Taite on Pine Run, a branch of South River near South Mountain. Teste: Samuel McConkey, Anthony Mustoe.

Will of John Tate

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:


  • Page 41.--John Tate's will; dated 21st November, 1792; proved, 1st April, 1801--Third son, John; oldest son, Thomas, tract to John and Isaac Tate, sons of James, deceased, his grandsons; daughter, Eleanor Stuart; son, Robert Tate; son Robert and son-in-law Benj. Stewart, executors.
  • Page 81.--1st April, 1801. Robert Tate, executor of John Tate. bond.


Records of John Tate in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:


  • Page 330.--13th August, 1747. Wm. Beverley to Helen Mitchell, widow, £6.8.6; 200 acres in Beverley Manor; Brackenridge's line; corner to Teat's line; corner to David Doak; John Lockhart's corner; John Teat's land. Witnessed and proved as above.
  • Page 432.--19th November, 1747. £27 current money Virginia. George Brackenridge to Thomas Beard, 309-1/2 acres in Beverley Manor; corner to James Lynn and John Tate; corner to David Steel. Teste: James Fulton, Samuel Wilson, Samuel Steel. Acknowledged by George, 18th November, 1747, and Ann releases dower.
  • Page 24.--Wm. Beverley to Nathaniel Steel, Beverley Manor; corner John Teat and Geo. Brackenridge, Jno. Lockhart and Ramsey, David Steel, James Fulton, 17th June, 1748.
  • Page 757.--22d May, 1750. James Lynn to Andrew Lynn, 269 acres in Beverley Manor, Saml. Doak's line. Burner Hill; corner Jno. Teat and Saml. Wilson. Teste: Andrew Cowan, Elijah McClenachan, John Ramsey.
  • Page 496.--12th November, 1757. Andrew Steel to his son, Samuel Steel, £60, 240 acres, part of the tract where Andrew now lives, containing 463 acres, conveyed to Andrew by Borden; cor. Ro. Henry and Andrew Steel, Wilsons line; cor. Andrew Duncan; cor. Joseph Kennedy. Teste: Jno. Tat. Delivered: Samuel Steel, August, 1770,
  • Page 198.--20th November, 1759. Helenor (Helander) ( ) Mitchell to Robt. Mitchell, £5, 200 acres in Beverley Manor, Robt. Wilson s line; corner Jno. Teate (Tate), David Doack's land; Jno. Lockart s corner. Teste: James Kowan.
  • Page 505.--19th August, 1766. Robert Beverley to Nathaniel Steel, £10, 180 acres; corner John Tate, Thomas Tate's line. Delivered: Nathaniel Steel, April, 1773.
  • Page 236.--16th March, 1768. Nathaniel ( ) Steel and Rosana to David Steel, £12, 202-1/2 acres in Beverley Manor, part of the tract Nathaniel formerly lived on; corner John Tate's land; corner John Fulton. Delivered: David Steel, 16th November, 1771.
  • Page 437.--10th October, 1769. Francis Beaty, of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, Gent., to his brother-in-law, John Tate, power of attorney to sell all lands belonging to Francis, including land bought of John Keer, on Flat Spring Branch, joining the other land where I last lived; also 200 acres joining Charles Berry. Teste: Robert Gay, John and James Beaty. (Note: this record proves that Francis Beatty and John Tate were brother's-in-law).
  • Page 371.--14th April, 1804. Will of George Adam Bright, mentions John Tate's land on Pine Run:
I give & bequeath to my son John Bright his heirs & assigns forever all that tract of said land I own lying on the head of Pine run adjoining the lands of John Tate, dec., & a survey I have between the saw mill & the line including by Patent about two hundred & forty acres.