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Facts and Events
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Joseph Lindon was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Land Grant Surveys in Virginia:
- Page 186 - Joseph Lindon, 90 acres, Middle River. Adjoining Alexander Walker, Thomas Rankin. November 5, 1771. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 67]. [Note: this land was aspparently sold to Alexander Walker prior to the writing of his will in 1774]
- Vol. 2 - 27th January, 1806--James Brooks, administrator of Joseph Linden; Elizabeth Beard, administrator of Michl. Dickey.
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 1 - AUGUST 24, 1764. - (91) Joseph Lindon--witness. Sarah Bigham, servant of John McNeill. Sarah Cartwright, servant of John McNeill. Sarah Walkley, servant of John McNeill.
- Vol. 1 - NOVEMBER 26, 1771. - (301) Benjamin Lindon, son of Joseph Lindon, to be bound to William Boone.--He agrees to give him when free a horse and saddle, value £10; a suit of clothes, value £8, and two years' schooling.
- Page 326.--20th November, 1774. Alexander Walkers will--To wife, Elizabeth; to son, Robert, negro boy, to daughter, Mary, negro girl; to son, Andrew, 90 acres bought of Joseph Lindel; to daughter Martha, to daughter, Elizabeth; to daughter, Barbara; to son, John, testator's home plantation; to daughter, Isabell. (Many negro slaves bequeathed. daughter Margaret; to son, Alexander's two children, Jane and Elizabeth Walker. Executors, wife Elizabeth and son Robert. John Campbell be guardian to children. Teste: Joseph Hannah, Robert Haslet, Thos. Connly. Proved, 21st March, 1775, by the witnesses. Executors qualify with John Hind, Arthur Connaly, John Campbell.
- Vol. 1 - FEBRUARY 20, 1787. - (199) Peter Boon, 12 years old, to be bound; also Joseph Linden, 11 years old. [Note: appears to be the son of this Joseph, as are the records listed below]
- Vol. 1 - Package marked "Papers of No Particular File."--January 6, 1804. This writing is to certify that I, James Miller, having intermarried with Fanny Lindon, daughter of Molly Lindon, deceased. who was sister to Elizabeth Hedge, wife of Francis Hedge, also sister of Charles Clack: the said Fanny being sister to Joseph Lindon, late of Augusta County, who ran away upwards of eleven years ago from said County, being then about eleven or twelve years old, and has never been heard of since by any of his relations, and is therefore supposed to be dead, and there being a legacy belonging to the said Joseph if living, or if dead, as is supposed, to the said Fanny and the undersigned, as heirs of the said Joseph, said legacy issuing out of the estate of George Matlock, deceased, of the County of Louisa (relinquishes to James Brooks his right to administer on Joseph's estate). (Signed) James Miller. [Note: the relationships stated in this record appear to be mis-stated, more research necessary].
- Vol. 1 - Polly Vines deposes. 27th November, 1804, in Botetourt County, before John Todd: That Joseph Lindon went from Augusta upwards of ten years ago; Joseph was her cousin; he has but one sister, Fanny Miller; Joseph was son to Molly Lindon, formerly Molly Clack, who was sister of Elizabeth Hodge, wife of Francis Hodge, and sister of Charles Clack.
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