Person:Nicholas Seahorn (1)

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Nicholas Seahorn, Sr.
b.abt. 1720 Germany
m. bef. 1745
  1. Nicholas Seahorn, Jr.1745 - 1791
  2. John Seahorn1748 - 1831
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Name Nicholas Seahorn, Sr.
Alt Name Nicholas Seahaven
Gender Male
Birth? abt. 1720 Germany
Marriage bef. 1745 to Catherine Woodley
Death? 1787 Shenandoah County, Virginia

Nicholas Seahorn was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Acquisition of Land from Northern Neck Warrants & Surveys:


  • Northern Neck Survey: Nicholas Seahorn, 31 Jan. 1748 - 15 Apr. 1749; 399 acres on a branch of Smiths Creek; adj. Thos. Loocker, the waggon road, Vallintine Seveir [Sevier] survey, William Carrole, Mary Newman, widow, Jane Schene. Chain Carriers - Corneles Ruddle & James Thomas. Capt. Peter Scholl present on survey. Surv. George Byrne. [Abstracts of Virginia's Northern Neck Warrants & Surveys, Orange & Augusta Counties, with Tithables, Delinquents, Petitioners, 1730-1754, Volume One, Peggy Smomo Joyner, pg. 32].


Acquisition of Land from Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants 1742-1775, Volume 2:


  • G-237: Nicholas Seahorn of Augusta County, 399 acres, 3 Ro. 24 Per. in said County. Surv. Mr. George Byrn. On Smith's Creek, on Waggon Road, adj. Valentine Savier, William Carroll, Mary Newman, Thomas Loocker, Jane Schene. 21 July 1749. [Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants 1742-1775, Volume 2, pg. 34].

Records of Nicholas Seahorn, Sr. in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:


  • Valentine Sevier, 19 Jan. 1748 - 11 Apr. 1749; 378 acres on a branch of Smith's Creek, including the improvement made by him, adj. Kings land, John Hodgh, Capt. Peter Scholl, the waggon road, Jane Schene, Nicholas Seechan. CC - John Dobkin & Thomas Locker. Capt. Peter School present on survey. Surv. George Byrne. [Abstracts of Virginia's Northern Neck Warrants & Surveys, Orange & Augusta Counties, with Tithables, Delinquents, Petitioners, 1730-1754, Volume One, Peggy Smomo Joyner, pg. 32].
  • Northern Neck Survey: Samuel Lusk, 19 Jan. 1748 - 17 Apr. 1749; 404 acres on Smiths Creek where he now lives; adj. his own line, Samuel Newman's survey, the [Great] Waggon Road. Chain Carriers - William James & Nichles Seehon (?) [sic, s/b Seahorn]. William Carroll present. Surv. George Byrne. [Abstracts of Virginia's Northern Neck Warrants & Surveys, Orange & Augusta Counties, with Tithables, Delinquents, Petitioners, 1730-1754, Volume One, Peggy Smomo Joyner, pg. 27].
  • Page 237.--6th January, 1749-50. John Woodley's will--Son, Jacob, 5 shillings; son-in-law, Nicholas Seahaven. Executor, Nicholas Seahaven. Teste: Daniel Holdman, John Rudle, Hans Heinrich Neff. Proved, 22d May, 1750, by all witnesses, and executor qualifies.
  • Page 342.--13th March, 1751. Michael Rinhart's inventory, by John Dobkin, Nicholas Seehorn, David Magit, George Shuneman.
  • Page 370.--27th August, 1751. John Hodge's appraisement, by Wm. Draper, Robert Caldwell, Wm. McGee. Due from John Lee, Robert Caldwell, Nicholas Seahorn.
  • Page 529,__ October, 1765. Valentine Sevier and Joanna ( ) to George Shumaker, £30, 310 acres on which George now lives, on North River Shanando; corner Benj. Burden's lands. Teste: John Gratton, Martin Humble, Jacob Woodle (Woodley), Nicholas Zeburnn (Zeborn, Seehorn ?).
  • Page 532.--18th August, 1766. Same (From Valentine Sevier and Joanna) to Jacob Woodley, £41, 200 acres on Smith's Creek, crossing Daniel James' Branch. Teste: Nicholas Zeburn. George ( ) Shoemaker.
  • Vol. 1 - AUGUST 22, 1767. - (257) Jurors: John Ray, Moses Williams, John Gray, Nicholas Seahorn.