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Patrick Frazier was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 839.--29th August, 1750. John Bomgardner (signed Hans Baumgartner) to Patrick Frazier, in Stoney Lick Branch; corner Andrew McConnald, 400 acres, patented 25th September, 1746. John Lynn, Jno. Stevenson, Robt. Hook.
Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 768.--19th March, 1766. Patrick Fraizer and Mary to John Fraizer, his son, £10, 110 acres, part of 400 acres patented to John Baumgardner, 25th September, 1746. and conveyed by him to Patrick, 19th August, 1760, on head branches of Stony Lick, a branch of Shanandore. Teste: William Christian, Jr. Delivered: John Frazier, August, 1768.
Processioning List of 1756
- "Processioning" was the periodic review and agreement of property lines between settler's lands. Processioning Lists are useful in determining the general area of a settlers lands and their neighbors at specific time periods:
- Page 177.-- 1756: Processioned by Robert Hook and Pat. Frazier, viz: For Edward Beard, for Margt. Laburn, for James Craig, for Gasper Vought, for James Craig (same as above), for Henry Pirkey, for Mathew Thompson, for Andrew Leeper, for Henry Leaburn, for John Bell Vought, for John Stevenson, for Wm. Beard, for Archibald Huston.
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley's Augusta County Records:
- Page 269.--Patent to John Bumbordner, 25th September, 1746, on head spring of Honey Lick Branch. Patented to Patrick Frazer, 12th May 1770. Delivered: Hugh McCawley. 29th September, 1792.
- Vol. 1 - 1750 - ORIGINAL PETITIONS AND PAPERS FILED IN THE COUNTY COURT. - Petition of inhabitants between Jennings Branch and North River (Gap of Swift Run), it being the nighest way to the chief of our market places, May 20, 1752. Hands to mark ye said road, Sampson Archer and John Young. Hands to mark from Gap to North River, John Hair and Hugh Gamble, and thence to the great road already cut. From Gap to Long Glade, thence to North River, thence to the great road leading to the Gap. Patrick Frazer (rest torn).
- Vol. 1 - AUGUST 27, 1751. - (177) Patrick Frazier appointed surveyor of road.
- Page 499.--12th March, 1753. Mathew Thompson's will. Son, Mathew, executor. Wife, Martha Thompson. Grandson, Mathew, son to son, Mathew. Son, William. Son, John. Legatee, John Davison. Daughter, Margaret Thompson's 5 children. Teste: Patrick Frazier, Mary Thompson. George Vance. Proved, 16th May, 1753, by all witnesses, and Mathew Thompson qualified, with sureties Pat. Frazier, James Beard.
- Vol. 2 - Page 16.-- Processioners designated as follows, viz (to report before 1st March next): John Finley and Wm. Thompson, in Captain Alexander Thompson's Company. Robert Shanklin and Thomas Waddell, in Captain Francisco's Company. George Crawford and Samuel Givens, James Allen and Robert McMagham between bounds of Companies of Captains Alex. Thompson, Israel Christian, Abram Smith, Rob. Scott, Ludwick Francisco, from thence to Swift Run Gap. Samuel Henderson and John Anderson to divide into precincts. Robert Hooks and Patrick Frazier, in Captain Robert Scott's Company.
- Page 129.--18th May, 1762. Roger Dyer's sale bill and settlement of estate by Hannah Dyer, administratrix, approved and recorded--To Wm. Samples, Wm. Gregg, Margaret McGlaughlan, David Nelson, Pat Frazier, John Cunningham, Robt. Ralston, Johnston Hill, John Cravens, Jesse Harrison, Bryce Russell, Robt. McGarry, John Dunkle, John Montgomery. Paid John Wright, Ro. Minnis (for whiskey), Sarah Stevenson (for whiskey for vendue); paid Wm. Gibson, Adam Harper, James Dyer.
- Page 107.--12th February, 1763. Andrew ( ) Balfaut and Elizabeth ( ) (Faut) to Christian Clemans. £5, 266 acres, part of 400 acres patented to John Balfaut, 20th February, 1745. Pat. Frazier's line. Teste: George Faut. Delivered: Christian Clemmons, May, 1766.
- Page 109.--15th February, 1763. Same (Andrew ( ) Balfaut and Elizabeth ( ) (Faut)) to Gasper Balfaut, his brother, £2, 67 acres, art of 400 acres patented to John Balfaut, 20th February, 1745, on a small branch of Shanando; cor. Christian Clemmon's land. Teste: Jacob Lingell. Delivered: Casper Fought, April, 1779. (Note: this record, which followed the above record, was included to show the general location of Patrick Frazier's land near "a small branch of the Shenandoah River).
- Page 382.--10th September, 1763. Daniel Pouder and Jemiah ( ) to Joseph Rutherford, £150, 310 acres on head of East Fork of Cook's Creek, and a draft of Smith's Creek, black oak near Daniel Harrison's land, patented to Jacob Garner, 16th August, 1756, conveyed by Garner to John Cravens and John Wright, and by Cravens and Wright to Daniel. Teste: Daniel Smith, Felix Shellman, Patrick ( ) Fraysher, John Scott. Delivered: Reuben Rutherford, May, 1768.
- Page 285.--21st September, 1763. Patrick Frazier's bond (with Jno. Davison) as administrator of James Underwood.
- Vol. 1 - SEPTEMBER 21, 1763. - (224) John Ray appointed Constable in lower end of County. Patrick Frazier qualified admr. of James Underwood. George Teater, garnishee.
- Page 350.--30th September, 1763. Settlement of James Underwoods' estate, by Patk. Frazier. John Barrett.
- Vol. 1 - 1763-4, Pt. 1. - 16th November, 1763. Petitioners to open a road that usually led from a ford of the South River above Joseph Hannah's over Cole's ford on the middle and from thence to Mathew Thompson's, which has been lately stopped by Henry Reaburn, notwithstanding it has been a bridle way for nearly twenty years. Robert Scott, Patrick Frazer, James Bruster, Robert Hook, Robert Hook, John Denniston, William Hook, J. Madison, John Stephenson, Archibald Huston, John Craig, John Davison, John Davison, Jr., Patrick Willson, Robert Shanklin. (Note: this record shows Patrick Frazier living in the vicinity of Robert Hooke, John Craig and Patrick Wilson).
- Page 385.--19th March, 1765. Archibald Huston's bond (with Pat. Frazier) as guardian (chosen) to Esther Boyd, orphan of Robert Boyd.
- Vol. 1 - AUGUST 21, 1767. - (244) Witnesses: Patrick Frazier. (245) John Frazier, Wm. Beard, Geo. Carpenter, Jr., Randall Lockhart, Catherine Shirley.
- Page 297.--14th May, 1770. Christian Clemons and Catharine ( ) to John Maharfey, 5 shillings, 266 acres, part of 400 acres patented to John Balfort, 20th February, 1745, and conveyed to Christian by said Belfort, 14th February, 1763; Patrick Praziers line. Delivered: John Maharfey, 18th December. 1771. (Maharphy.)
- Page 270.--25th May, 1771. Same to Samuel Beaty, of York County, Pennsylvania, £90, 210 acres patented to grantor here, 12th May, 1759, on Collin's Branch, Robert Scott's line, Patrick Frazier's line. Delivered.
- Page 122.--7th December, 1772. Robert Hook, Jr.'s, estate appraised by Patrick Frazer, John Davidson, Archd. Huston. (Note: Patrick Frazier's son John Frazier married Jennet Hooke, daughter of Robert Hooke, Sr.).