Facts and Events
Nathaniel Lyon was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 181.--16th February, 1762. George Rodgers, Jr., to Nathaniel Lyon, £40 two tracts: 1st, 170 acres in Beverley Manor; cor. Robert Wilson and Joseph Reed's old place; cor. David Moore. 2d, 50 acres in Beverley Manor; cor. Robert Syer's land in Wm. Thomuson's line, Robert Wilson's line. Teste: Samuel and Jos. Moore. Delivered: Thomas Bowyer, April, 1765.
Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 750.--19th November, 176(4), Nathaniel Lyon (and Margaret) to James Cotton, £51.10, 220 acres in Beverley Manor; corner Robert Sawyer's land in Wm. Thompson's line, line of land formerly belonging to George Rodgers and sold to Nathaniel. Teste: Wm. Brown, Wm. Hyde, Robt. Rodgers. Delivered: Thos. Bowyer, April, 1765.
Records of Nathanial Lyon in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Page 12.--__ October, 1760. John Guy's estate settlement (the name is Gay in the order), by Henry Gay, administrator--Sold to Francis Donnally, Martha Guy, Henry Guy, Arthur Greer. widow Savers, Wm. Bunting, Agnes Guy, Jean Moffet, Mary Guy, James Borling, Thos. Brown, Timothy Sullivan. Sundries to Elizabeth Gay, Ann Gay. Paid to John
Vance, Nathaniel Lyon, John Neall, John Jamison, James McCoy, Arthur Hamilton, Maj. Brown, Commadore Brown.
- Page 389.--20th June, 1770. Nathaniel Lyon to Joseph Kinkead and William Brown, £30, cows, horses, furniture. Teste: J. Rae.