Facts and Events
Paul Froman was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Orange County, Virginia Records:
- Pages 186-89. [185 blank]. 27-28 June 1739. John Branson of Orange County to Paul Froman of same. Lease and release; for £21 current money. 300 acres, part of tract granted to John Branson for 1,000 acres... crossing a branch of Cider (Cedar?) Creek... (signed) John Branson. Wit: Robert Turk, Peter Russell, W. Russell. 28 June 1739. Acknowledged by John Branson. [Orange County Virginia Deed Book 3, Dorman, pg. 14].
- Pages 50-52. 22-23 Nov. 1742. Jost Hite of Orange County to Paul Froman of same. Lease and release; for £50 current money. 120 acres in the north fork of Sharrando River... Thomas Chester's corner... side of Sherrando (Shenandoah) River... (signed) Jost Hite. 26 9ber [Nov.] 1742. Acknowledged by Jost Hite. [Orange County Virginia Deed Book 7, Dorman, pg. 41].
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 373.--Jost Hite to Paul Froman, 4th October, 1749, 500 acres; lot No. 6 on Linwell's Creek.
Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 289.--3d March, 1756. Paul Froman, of Frederick, to George Speece, £50, 500 acres being lot No. 6 on Linnvell's Creek, conveyed to Paul by Jost Hite, 4th October, 1749. Delivered: Jos. How by order Speace, March, 1758.
Acquisition of Land from Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants:
- M-410: Paul Froman of Frederick County, 353 acres on Fromans Run of Cedar Creek in said County. Surv. Robert Rutherford. Adj. his own land. 3 July 1765. [Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants, 1742-1775, Vol. 2, Gertrude E. Gray, pg. 165].
- Froman, Paul. Written: 4-28-1783, Proved: 5-20-1783. Leg.: wife Elizabeth; sons Paul, Jacob; my daughters; my daughters that is deceast * * to there husbands or children. Exr.: son Jacob. Wit.: John X. Gritton, John Summit, John Woolman, Christian Samet. [Lincoln County, Kentucky Will Book 1, Page 46].
Records of Paul Froman in Augusta County, VA
- Page 137.--3d February, 1760. George Speece and Christina to Michael Hober, £35, on east side Linvell's Creek, 150 acres, part of 500 surveyed for Paul Froman and afterward conveyed to said George Speece; cor. John Miller's land. Teste: Henry Maese and Nicolas ( ) Mase. Delivered: Francis Morisey. April, 1763.