Person:Nicholas Trout (1)

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Nicholas Trout, of Cub Run on the Shendandoah River, Augusta County, VA
b.Bef. 1729
  • F.  Trout (add)
  1. Nicholas Trout, of Cub Run on the Shendandoah River, Augusta County, VABef 1729 - Bef 1753
  2. George Trout, of Pear's Run, South Branch of Shenandoah River, Augusta County, VABef 1735 - Aft 1780
  • HNicholas Trout, of Cub Run on the Shendandoah River, Augusta County, VABef 1729 - Bef 1753
  • WUnknownBef 1732 -
m. abt. 1749
  1. Jacob TroutAbt 1750 - 1801
  2. Valentine 'Felty' Trout1752 - 1812
  3. Henry TroutAbt 1753 -
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Name Nicholas Trout, of Cub Run on the Shendandoah River, Augusta County, VA
Gender Male
Birth? Bef. 1729
Marriage abt. 1749 Prob. Bart Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvaniato Unknown
Death? Bef. 17 July 1753 accidentally killed in Augusta County, Virginia

Nicholas Trout 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 Chalkley's:


  • Page 435.--2d July. 1752. Same (Christophel Francisco by Stophel Francisco, his son and attorney) to Nicholas Trout, 145 acres. As above (Part of Jacob Stover's 5000 acres, on Shanandore). Corner Ludwick Francisco; Morrice Pound's line.


Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:


  • Page 170.--15th March, 1770. Jacob Trout and Barbara ( ) to George Shaver, £65, 145 acres, part of Jacob Stover's great tract formerly conveyed to Christopher Francisco, Sr., then to Nicholas Trout, 2d July, 1752, and inherited by Jacob as heir-at-law of Nicholas, on Shanando River, beginning on side of Cub Run; corner Ludwick Francisco; corner Morris Pond. Teste: John Peter Tresler, Nicholas ( ) Millbery, Volintine ( ) Trout Delivered: Geo. Shaver, 2d June, 1770.


Administration of the Estate of Nicholas Trout

From Chalkley's:


  • Vol. 1 - NOVEMBER 22, 1753. - (72) George Trout, brother of Nicholas Trout, qualities on latter's estate--the widow refusing.
  • Page 4.--22d November, 1753. George Trout's bond as administrator of Nicholas Trout, with sureties Christian Clemmons, Valentine Pence.
  • Page 447.--6th December, 1753. Sale bill of Nicholas Trout's estate to, viz: Jno. Love, Jno. Hales, Patrick Wilson, Jno. Walles, Valentine Pence, Wm. Logan, Gasper Faught, Jacob Sink, Andw. Faught, Evan Evans, Pat. Kinney, widow Trout, Nicholas Millberry, Thos. Crawford, Geo. Trout, Jno. Craig. Setttlement of above estate by Geo. Trout, administrator, recorded 21st May, 1766--Cash paid for liquor at the vendue, 5 gallons at 3/; cash paid for liquor at a grubbing frolick, 6 quarts at 9 per quart, £0.5.6.; cash paid for 6 quarts liquor at the funeral, £0.4.6.; paid Teter Couts, Bernard Man. Contra--Received from John Capebritton.
  • Page 12.--19th January, 1754. Nicholas Trout's appraisement. To Nicholas Milberry, to widow Trout.
  • Vol. 1 - MAY 21, 1766. - (191) Michael Valentine and Henry Trout, orphan of Nicholas Trout, to be bound out.


Records of Nicholas Trout in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley's:


  • Page 147.--5th April, 1751. Sale held of the estate of Jacob Pence, and settlement of estate by Peter Miller, executor of Val. Pence, who was executor of Jacob Pence, recorded 18th May, 1762. Sold to Henry Dooley, James Bartley, Wm. Craig, Jno. Fudge, James Downey, Joseph Wait, Repentance Townsend, Jacob Harman, Saml. Muncy, Robt. Hook, Danl. Love, David Loran, Wm. Beard, Johnston Hill, David Crighton; to cash. Paid Jno. Wright, Henry Perkey, Jno. Maggart, Andw. Faught, Jacob Pence. Nicholas Trout, Thos. Crawford, Archd. Huston.
  • Page 406.--2d July, 1752. Christophel Francisco by Stophel Francisco, his son and attorney, to Peter Hull, 230 acres. Part of Jacob Stover's 5000 acres, on Shanandore; corner Nicholas Trout's line, on Cub Run; Morris Pound's line; corner Patrick Wilson; Val. Pence's line; the 3,100-acre lines. These Francisco conveyances are part of Stover's 5,000-acre tract. Teste: Robert Hooks, Nicholas Trout, Val. Pence. Delivered: Nicholas Trout, 3d January, 1753.
  • Page 499.--15th August, 1752. Henry Purkey and Margaret to Abraham Eastes, of Caroline County, 110 acres on South River, Shanando; corner George Boon; corner James Barton. Teste: Nicholas Trout, Nicholas (X) Null.
  • Vol. 1 - Inquisition on body of Nicholas Grout (Trout), 17th July, 1753. Jurors do say that the said Nicholas Trout, in simplicity, without malice, playing with Peter Hull and seizing a gun in said Hull's hands and pulling its muzzle towards him she accidentally went off without any act or knowledge of the said Hull and discharged herself with a ball and two great shots into ye breast of said Trout, of which he died immediately on ye spot, and quit ye gun wherewith ye same was done was entirely in fault for not keeping her bounds, but going off without force or consent. In teste: Peter Scholl, Coroner; John Stevenson, Ledwick Francisco, John Mac Michel, James Bruster, Thomas Wats, Thomas Crawford, Patrick Milican, John Wilson, Jacob Harman, Niclas Noll, Hennery Daly, Jacob Nicholas.
  • Vol. 1 - AUGUST 15, 1753. - (8) Peter Hoult tried and acquitted of murdering Nicholas Trout who was killed by accident in a scuffle.
  • Page 445.--17th June, 1762. Philip Haws, of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, to Jacob Passenger, £30, 125 acres between Cub Run and Picked Mountain, patented to Haws, 14th February, 1761. Cor. Nicholas Trout, Jacob Pence's line. Teste: Jacob ( ) Pence, Adam Pence. Delivered: Jacob Argenbright, November, 1764.
  • Page 725.--20th November, 1764. Jacob ( ) Passinger and Catherine ( ) to Jacob Archenbright. £__, 325 acres between Cub Run and the Peaked Mountain the same that Jacob purchased of Phillip Haws, to whom it was patented 14th February, 1761; corner a survey of Nicolas Trout. Jacob Pence's line. Delivered: Jacob Archenbright, August, 1769.
  • Page 170.--15th March, 1770. Jacob Trout and Barbara ( ) to George Shaver, £65, 145 acres, part of Jacob Stover's great tract formerly conveyed to Christopher Francisco, Sr., then to Nicholas Trout, 2d July, 1752, and inherited by Jacob as heir-at-law of Nicholas, on Shanando River, beginning on side of Cub Run; corner Ludwick Francisco; corner Morris Pond. Teste: John Peter Tresler, Nicholas ( ) Millbery, Volintine ( ) Trout Delivered: Geo. Shaver, 2d June, 1770.
  • Page 169.--16th March, 1772. Jacob ( ) Argen(Archen)bright and Susannah ( ) to Henry Sturtsnocker, £33.10, 126 acres between Cub Run and the Peaked Mountain patented to Philip Haws 14th February, 1761, and by him conveyed to Jacob Parsenger 17th June, 1762, and by him to grantor here 20th November, 1764; corner Nicholas Trout; corner Jacob Pence. Teste: Samuel and James Craig, Jacob Nicolas, Valentine Lioninger. Not delivered.