Person:Moses Trimble (3)

Moses Trimble
b.ABT 1718 Scotland
  1. James "Plantationer" Trimble1710 - bef 1776
  2. John Trimble, Sr. of North MountainEst 1712-1717 - ABT 1789
  3. Moses TrimbleABT 1718 - 1783
  4. David TrimbleABT 1720 - bef 1799
m. bef. 1744
  1. James TrimbleAbt 1744 -
  2. Moses Trimble, Jr.ABT 1746 -
  3. Thomas TrimbleABT 1748 -
  4. Jane TrimbleABT 1750 -
Facts and Events
Name Moses Trimble
Gender Male
Birth? ABT 1718 Scotland
Marriage bef. 1744 to Jane Unknown
Death? 18 JUL 1783 Washington County, Virginia

Moses Trimble was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA


Moses Trimble's land (Borden TractSE, 347 1/2 acres, 1747) 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 434.—18th November, 1747. £11 current money Virginia. Benj. Borden, &c., to Moses Trimble (sold in testator's lifetime), 345 1/2 acres, part of 92,100, adjoining John Huston on the Timber Ridge; corner to Samuel Gray; corner to David Edmiston; corner to Daniel Lyle. Teste: Joseph Lapsley, Alexander Douglass, Abraham Brown. Acknowledged, 18th November, 1747.


Moses Trimble was mentioned in the will of his brother James Trimble in Botetourt County, Virginia [will probated April 1776].

Information on Moses Trimble

Moses TRIMBLE was born about 1718.(66) He died on 18 Jul 1783 in Washington County, Virginia. (66) The Borden Tract was established about 1736 in the Valley of Virginia known today as the Shenandoah Valley. Borden got the rights to develop 500,000 acres of land in this area. This area took in a large portion of what is Augusta and Rockbridge Counties, VA, today. Some were already here before Borden began to develop it. Moses Trimble-1747-345 acres Parents: Robert TRIMBLE and Hannah TRIMBLE?. He was married to Jane TRIMBLE?.(66) Moses' will dated 18 July, 1783 lists the children Children were: James TRIMBLE, Moses TRIMBLE Jr., Thomas TRIMBLE, Jane TRIMBLE.