Person:Luke Collins (2)

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Luke Collins, of Augusta and Hampshire County
b.est. 1720-25 Ireland
  • HLuke Collins, of Augusta and Hampshire Countyest 1720 - 1801
  • WSarah Whiteabt 1730 -
m. est. 1747
  1. Luke Collinsabt 1748 - 1808
  2. Theophile Collinsabt 1752 - 1810
  3. Sarah Collinsabt 1766 -
  4. William Luke Collinsabt 1767 -
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Name Luke Collins, of Augusta and Hampshire County
Alt Name Lucas Collins
Gender Male
Birth? est. 1720-25 Ireland
Marriage est. 1747 to Sarah White
Death? 20 June 1801 Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana

Luke Collins was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta/Hampshire County, VA

Acquisition of Land from Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants:


  • G-535: Luke Collins of Augusta County, 386 acres in said County on Lost River of Cacapehon, Surv. Mr. George Washington. 5 June 1750. [Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants, 1742-1775, Vol. 2, Gertrude E. Gray, pg. 50]. (Note: the "Lost River of Cacapon" is a tributary of the Potomac River).
  • H-503: Luke Collins of Hampshire County, 400 acres in said County on middle Fork of Paterson's Creek. Surv. David Vance. 23 Oct. 1754. [Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants, 1742-1775, Vol. 2, Gertrude E. Gray, pg. 77].
  • M-104: Luke Collins of Hampshire County, 163 acres on Town Fort Run & South Branch (of the Potomac River) in said County. Surv. Mr. John Moffitt. 1 Jan. 1763. [Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants, 1742-1775, Vol. 2, Gertrude E. Gray, pg. 148].
  • M-105: Luke Collins of Hampshire County, 170 acres on South Fork of Luneys Creek in said County. Surv. Mr. John Moffitt. 3 Jan. 1763. [Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants, 1742-1775, Vol. 2, Gertrude E. Gray, pg. 148].
  • M-407: Mr. Like Collins of Frederick County, 124½ acres on Town Fort Run near Sugar Loaf Mt. in Hampshire County. SUrv. Mr. John Moffett. 29 June 1765. [Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants, 1742-1775, Vol. 2, Gertrude E. Gray, pg. 164].
  • Nov. 10, 1766 – Job Pearsall of Hampshire County to Luke Collins of Hampshire County, 323 acres on South Branch. Recorded Nov. 12, 1766. [Source: "Early Records of Hampshire County, Virginia (Now West Virginia)”, compiled by Clara McCormack Sage and Laura Sage Jones].

Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:


  • G-532: Barnaby McHendry (Handry) of Augusta County, 400 acres in said County. Surv. Mr. George Washington. On Lost River of Cacapeon, adj. Luke Collins. 4 June 1750. [Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants, 1742-1775, Vol. 2, Gertrude E. Gray, pg. 50].
  • Vol. 1 - AUGUST 28, 1750. - (422) Landred Hyard, Landred Hyard, Jr., Rudy Hard, Martin Job, Jacob Job, Luke Collins, Jacob Peters, Jacob Peters, Jr., Martin Peters, John Dunkill, George Dunkill, Peter Moore, Jacob Siver, George Muse, Henry Faney, George Dove, Thomas Dove, Jr., George Yockham, Henry Spear, Samue1 Henderson, added to list of tithables.
  • Vol. 1 - ORIGINAL PETITIONS AND PAPERS FILED IN THE COUNTY COURT., 1751-1752. - Petition for road from Widow Cobern's Mill, on the South Branch, to John Paton's Mill, on the South Fork, at least 30 miles nearer than the road we formerly traveled. A bridle road asked for: William Stephenson, Mathew Patton, Jeremiah Calkin, George West, Peter Reed, Jr., Samuel Patton, Benjamin Patton, Leonard Reed, John Reed, John Knowles, Alexander Crockett, John Patton, Luke Collins, Jacob Reed, Daniel Richardson.
  • Vol. 1 - AUGUST 16, 1753. Page (9) - Ludwick Francisco, qualified Captain; Edward McDaniel, qualified Cornet; Jeremiah Sciler, qualified Captain of Foot; Luke Collins, qualified Ensign of Foot.
  • Vol. 1 - AUGUST 16, 1753. - (9) Ludwick Francisco, qualified Captain; Edward McDaniel, qualified Cornet; Jeremiah Sciler, qualified Captain; Luke Collins, qualified Ensign.
  • P-337: Deed 15 June 1754 to James Warden of Augusta County, 330 acres between Andrew Viney & Luke Collins on Lost River of Cacapehon in then Augusta now Hampshire County as by survey by Mr. George Washington 16 June 1750. Deed is lost and was not recorded. James Warden has authorized Mr. Peter Hog Att'y at Law to convey his Right & Title to John Bare of Augusta County by letter of 7 Nov. 1772 recorded in County Court of Hampshire. Adjoining Luke Collins, Andrew Viney. 15 Mar. 1775. [Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants, 1742-1775, Vol. 2, Gertrude E. Gray, pg. 229].


Records in Hampshire County, VA

  • At a Court held for Hampshire County the 14th day of February 1758, This last Will and Testament of Mary Palmer dec'd was presented in Court by Sophia Darlilng the Executrix therein named who made Oath thereto according to Law and the same being proved by the Oath of John Douthit one of the witnesses thereto is Ordered to be Recorded and on the motion of the said Executrix Certificate is granted her for obtaining a Probate thereof in and form giving Security whereupon William Darling her husband of the said Sophia and John Ryan and Luke Collins their securities entered into and acknowledged. Bond in the penalty of One Hundred Pounds for the due Administration of the said decedents Estate and Performance of her Will. Test. Gabriel Jones, Co. Clerk (sic) Will written 15 October 1752, Probated 14 February 1758, [Source: "Early Records of Hampshire Co. VA now West Virginia" Clara McC. Sage & Laura S. Jones, p 127].


Possible Sibling

Luke Collins is possibly related to John Collins (b. abt. 1715, Ireland, d. bef. 1795, Hampshire County, VA), more research necessary.

Citations

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References
  1.   Coker, William S. Luke Collins Senior and Family: An Overview.