Facts and Events
Joseph Ward was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 126.--10th February, 1763. Andrew () Brown and Jane ( ) to Joseph Ward, £55.10, 220 acres conveyed to George Stevenson by James Patton, 8th December, 1752, on Poage's Draft of James River, line of Burden's patent. Teste: W. Ward, Adam ( ) Reed, Jno. Parks.
Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 15.--20th August, 1766. Joseph Ward and Janet ( ) to John Hays and Elizabeth Ray, £37, 220 acres conveyed to Joseph by Andrew Brown, 21st May, 1755, on Poage's Draft of James River, Borden's patent line. Teste: Archibald Alexander, John Greenlee, Andrew Wilson.
Records of Joseph Ward in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley's Augusta County Records:
- Page 103.--9th February, 1762. John ( ) Davies and Judith ( ) to George Berry, £135, 198 acres, part of the land formerly belonging to Andrew Pickens; cor. John McPheeters in James Young's line, deceased; cor. to said George Berry's line. Teste: W. Ward, Jno. McPheeters, Joseph Ward. Delivered: George Berry, April, 1774.
- Page 43.--5th June, 1766. Andrew Stevenson and Sarah and John Paul and Mary to Robert Carruthers, £57, 200 acres formerly belonging to Andrew Baxter and bequeathed by him to Andrew Stevenson, his grandson, after the death of Margaret, his wife, by will dated 15th September, 1748,
recorded in Augusta, but John Paul and Mary were the true proper heirs of said Andrew Baxter; corner Borden's tract. Teste: Walter Smiley, Joseph Ward.
Information on Joseph Ward
ii. Joseph Ward, born 1723 in Inishowen Pennisula County Donegal Ireland; died Aft. 1795 in Woodford (Jessamine) Ky; married Janet McMills Abt. 1742 in Augusta Virginia; born Abt. 1725 in Augusta Virginia; died Bef. 1795.
More About Joseph Ward:
Burial: Aft. 1795
Military service: Bet. 1756 - 1757, French & Indian War-John Dickinson's Rangers
More About Janet McMills:
Burial: Bef. 1795
More About Joseph Ward and Janet McMills:
Marriage: Abt. 1742, Augusta Virginia