Facts and Events
Joseph Love was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Advisory on Joseph Love
There was another possibly unrelated Joseph Love (that married Margaret Bryan, was living in the Roanoke Settlement area and both he, his brother William and also possibly his wife were killed by Indians in 1758) living in early Augusta County that may be confused with this Joseph Love. This Joseph Love married married Mary Teas in abt. 1752/3.
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Joseph Love's land (Beverley Manor SMiddle, 3 Tracts; 1) 300 acres from Thomas Black in 1759, 2) an adjoining 269 acres from John Cloyd and Margaret in 1765 (together comprising Thomas Black's original 569-acre patent); 3) 400 acres of Joseph Mills' original 660-acre tract from Jane Teas, Joseph Love's mother-in-law), 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.
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 179.--17th August, 1759. Thomas Black and Margaret (Margreat) to Samuel Love, £150, 300 acres on Christian's Creek in Beverley Manor; corner Wm. Johnston.
- Page 395.--16th August, 1762. Jane Teas ( ), relict of Joseph Teas, deceased, to Joseph Love, £60, 400 acres on South River Shanando, line of Beverley Manor. Acknowledged. Teste: Adam Dean, Samuel Love. (Note: the Joseph Teas mentioned in this record was the father-in-law of Joseph Love. Joseph Teas had died prior to this record in 1756).
- Page 881.--20th May, 1765. John Cloyd and Margret ( ) and Mirian Cloyd and Mary to Joseph Love, £100, 269 acres in Beverley Manor on a branch of Christian's Creek (by virtue of a lease by said Wm. Johnston) called Black's Run; William Henderson's line; Rutledge's line; corner Armstrong's line; corner Samuel Love. (Note: this acquisition from John Cloyd completes Joseph Love's purchase of Thomas Black's original 569-acre patent in Beverley Manor).'
- Page 4.--22d May, 1765. Samuel Love and Dorcas to Joseph Love. £10, 44 acres on Black's Run of Christian's Creek, part of 300 acres conveyed by Thos. Black to Samuel, in Beverley Manor; corner James Henderson; corner Joseph's other land. Teste: John Dailey. Wm. Teas, George Francisco.
Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 595.--23d May, 1764. Joseph Love and Mary to Samuel Caldwell, £150. 400 acres on South River Shanando, Beverley Manor line, part of 660 acres deeded to John Willson's father by Joseph Mills, 24th June, 1742. Teste: Pat. Cunningham. Samuel Love, Walter Davis, Robert ( ) Crawford. Delivered to Samuel Culwell.
- Page 461.--21st May, 1766. Joseph Love and Mary, one of the daughters of Joseph Tees, deceased, and William Tees, eldest son and heir of Joseph Tees, to Samuel Caldwell, late of the Province of Pennsylvania, but now of County of Augusta. Joseph Tees devised to his daughter Mary Love, by the name of Mary, the place he bought of John Wilson during her life, &c., if she lived thereon, but she revomed, and the wdow, thinking the title descended to her, conveyed it to said Joseph Love, her son-in-law, and he to Samuel Caldwell, now then is in doubt whether the widow could convey. To remove that doubt this conveyance is made. £5 to Joseph and £10 to William, 400 acres in Beverley Manor on Shenandoah River. Teste: William Wright, Robert Thomson, William Karr. Delivered: Caldwell, November, 1767.
- Page 10.--9th August, 1777. Joseph Love and Mary, of Montgomery County, to Richard Payne, conveyed to Joseph by John Clide. Teste: Walter Davis, John Hunton, Chas. Hunt, Martin Shearman. (Note: this is the 269-acre tract acquired from John Cloyd in 1765).
Records of Joseph Love in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley's Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 1 - FEBRUARY, 1750. - Thomas Campbell vs. Joseph Love.--Thomas was living in Philadelphia. 24th October, 1749.
- Page 530.--25th August, 1752. John Wilson to Joseph Tees, 400 acres on South River, Shanandore; Beverley Manor line, part of 660 acres deeded to John's father by Joseph Mills, 24th June, 1742. Teste: James Patton, Mary Thompson, Michael O'DonneI, Wm. Thompson, Joseph Love, Wm. Preston.
- Vol. 1 - AUGUST 20, 1767. - (232) Joseph Love--certificate of hemp.
- Vol. 1 - NOVEMBER 20, 1767. - (370) Witnesses: Wm. Brown, Walter Davis, Wm. Black, John Caldwell, John Long, Wm. Christian, Wm. Wright, Alexr. Long, John Black, Joseph Love.
- Vol. 2 - FEE BOOKS OF AUGUSTA COURT - 1768: page 140, Joseph Love, L. Creek, (November), Hughes' deeds to you.
- Vol. 1 - MARCH, 1769 (A). - Arthur McClure vs. Joseph Love.--Dr. Thomas Loyd, a witness, 1768.
- Page 39.--19th November, 1772. William Teas' bond (with Joseph Love) as contractor to repair the road over the Mountain at Rockfish Gap for sum of £30, for the first year and £6.17.6 annually for seven years.
- Vol. 1 - NOVEMBER 15, 1774. - (21) William Marshall, vice Joseph Love--Constable.
- Page 384.--16th June, 1778. Privy examination of Mary, wife of Joseph Love, of Montgomery County (deed, 9th August, 1777, to Richard Payne), before Wm. Davis and Wm. Doack.
- Vol. 1 - AUGUST, 1780 (A). - John Simmons, executor, and Hugh Allen and Jane, his wife, executrix, &c., of Paul Whitley, deceased, vs. Mary Tees and Robert Love, executors of Wm. Tees, deceased, and Joseph Love--Writ, 10th September, 1778.