Paul Shaver, of South Branch, Potomac River
Facts and Events
Paul Shaver was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land in Virginia:
- Page 10 - Paul Shever, 200 adres, South Branch of Potomack. April 11, 1761. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 10].
Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 398.--18th August, 1772. George ( ) Shaver, eldest son and heir apparent of Paul Shaver, deceased, and Elizabeth ( ) Shevar, widow of Paul, to Michael Mallow, 200 acres lately the property of Paul on Licking Creek, a branch of South Branch of Potowmac, opposite Shelton's land.
Estate Records of Paul Shaver
- Page 531.--18th August, 1772. Elizabeth Shaver's bond (with Jacob Harper. Peter Vaneman) as administratrix of Paul Shaver.
- Vol. 1 - AUGUST 18, 1772 - (401) Admn. of Paul Shaver granted to widow, Elizabeth.
- Page 73.--10th September, 1772.-- Paul Shaver's estate appraised by Francis Wire (McGuire) Joseph Crouch, Conrad Good.
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Page 28.--28th June, 1758. Peter Moser's estate settlement, by Michael Mallow, allowed 19th May, 1761--To Cathron Moser, Jno. Hopkins, Danl. Love, James McDole, Jno. Wright, Fardrick Kestor, Jacob Harper, Andrew Arewen, Powl Shaver, Eaform Love, Nickles Hofman, Edward McGary. (2nd vendue held 8th November, 1758?) To Alex. Miller, James McGill, Jno. McCoy. (3d vendue held 3d October, 1760.) Credit by Patterkole money received on Peter Moser's account. From Jno. Madison, from George Caplinger, from Henry Carr, from Captain Cartley (Keartley), Capt. Abraham Smith (patterole money), from Captain Smith, for provender; from Captain Smith, on account of Wm. Wood; from Jno. Hogleer; from Capt. Ephraim Love, for provender and paterrole (patrol) money; from Capt. Smith, patterole money. Paid Jacob Rolman, paid Daniel Smith for clorking, paid Fredk. Opp for schooling, paid Fredk. Easter for salt and store goods, paid Johnson Hill for weaving, paid John Hughes, paid Stephen Conrad, the blacksmith.
- Vol. 2 - DELINQUENTS - 1755 - Paul Shaver, no estate.
- Page 275.--11th November, 1758. Michael Freez's (Frise) appraisement, by Peter Hole (mark), Paul Shever, Loudwick Waggner--Paid Geo. Homs, Valentine Goyle, Jacob Harper.
- Vol. 1 - AUGUST 22, 1760 - (406) Peter Vaneman. Paul Shaver, Philip Harper, and Honecle Huffman, added to tithables.
- Page 75.--19th August. 1761. Daniel Smith's settlement of estate of Jacob Sivers approved--Paid Woolrick Conrod, Gabriel Kyle; paid 1 clerk's note for swearing into your commission; paid Jno. Wright for crying the vendue; paid Henry Pircy for liquor; paid David Rule; paid Christian Lower (Sower?); paid Paul Shaver; paid Horrical Hufman; paid Henry Baninger; paid Sarah Harrison for liquor for vendue; paid Margaret Johnson for appraising the estate. Sale bill, viz: To John McCoy, Valentine Butcher, Henry Smith, Wm. Snodon, Saml. Briggs, Robt. Gragg, Jno. Dunkle, Ludwick Waggoner, Jno. Skidmore, Jonas Friend, Nicholas Havener. Received of Benj. Hagler, Robt. Minnis, Henry Penigar.
- Vol. 1 - MARCH 21, 1765. - (251) Wm. Robinson, James Neeley and Wm. Bryans to view a road from Vanse's by Inglis's Ferry to Peak (Poak) Creek. Wm. Ward qualified deputy sheriff, to which James Trimble dissented. Nicholas Harplore, Paul Shaver and Jacob Wees, to view road on North Mill Creek from the Upper Tract to the County line below Jacob Peterson.
- Vol. 1 - AUGUST 22, 1767. - (258) Mary and Eve Shaver to be bound to Hugh Hays. (Note: Mary and Eve apear to be the daughters of Paul Shaver).
- Page 291.--25th August, 1769. Col. Abraham Smith's plantation at South Branch, near Paul Shever's, containing 140 acres; there are 28 fruit trees planted, 4 acres cleared land and 5 acres fenced, a very good house worth £5, about 30 fruit trees planted. By John Poage, James and John Skidmore.
- Page 416.--20th June, 1770. Abraham Smith to James Fowler, of Lowdon County, £100, 142 acres on a branch of South Branch of Potowmack called Licking Creek, above Paul Shavers' Run. Delivered: James Fowler, 10th August, 1771.