Facts and Events
Joseph Carpenter was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 2 - Pullins vs. Pullins--O. S. 299; N. S. 106--Bill, 23d November, 1809. Patent, 14th June, 1783, to Loftis Pullin, 400 acres by survey, 28th March, 1782, in Bullpasture, joining his home tract on the Crabb Run. Thomas Smith married a daughter of John Pullin. Jonathan Pullins was a son of Loftis Pullin, Sr. Bill by Loftus Pullins, son of John Pullins. John's children were, viz: Orator, William, John, Thomas, Elizabeth, wife of Thomas Smith; Eleanor, Jane and Nancy Pullins. Thos., Wm., Elr., Jane and Nancy are infants. Samuel and Thomas, Sr., Pullins were brothers of John Pullins. These three were sons of Loftus Pullins, Sr. Deed, 7th April, 1800, by Loftus Pullin and Ann Jinne, his wife, of Bath County to John Pullins, 300 acres on Crab Run, part of 400 acres patented to Loftus. Recorded in Bath, April, 1800. 12th August, 1819, James Stuart, aged 61, deposes, he was in the country 20-30 years ago. He was raised in the neighborhood. He and Thomas and Samuel Pullins are sisters' children. 14th August, 1819, James Hicklin, aged 57, deposes, was raised in neighborhood. 14th August, 1819, Joseph Carpenter, aged 73, deposes, he came to L. Pullins' house in 1773 and lived with him 7 or 8 years. John Pullins married a daughter of Wm. Benson. 14th August, 1819, John Hicklin, aged 91, deposes.
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