b.27 Jul 1745
Facts and Events
Peter Conrad was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 517.--10th August, 1769. Jacob Lingle and Ann ( ) to Peter Gunrod and Stephen Gunrod (Conrod), £46, 280 acres on Tom's Creek of New River, conveyed to Jacob by Col. James Patton, patentee, corner Casper Barger, Draper's line.
Records of Peter Conrad in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 2 - Henry Sprinkle vs. Conrad's heirs--O. S. 241; N. S. 85--Thomas Harrison was proprietor of Harrisonburg. Deed 16th September, 1786, by David Harrow and Mary of Rockingham to Peter Conrad, lot 2 of Northwest Square in Harrisonburg. Recorded in Rockingham September, 1794. Deed 28th November 1781, by Thomas Harrison and Sarah of Rockingham to Tobiah Rheams of same place, 2 lots in Harrisonburg numbered 2 and 3 of the North Square part of 1,290 acres patented to Thomas by inclusive patent 1st March, 1773, on each lot to be built one good dwelling house 20 feet long and 17 feet wide, with a stone or brick chimney. Recorded in Rockingham 26th November, 1781.
- Vol. 2 - McGahey vs. Conrad--O. S. 153; N. S. 54--Complainants are, viz: Tobias R. McGahey and Mary Eve, his wife (formerly widow of Peter Conrad who died testate. Will in Rockingham). Peter Conrade's will of Rockingham; wife, Mary Eve; brothers and sisters, viz: Catharine Miller, Elizabeth Pirkey, Stephen Conrad, Margaret Pirkey, Nicholas Conrade; legatee, Joseph Conrade, living in Madison County; legatee, Christian Conrade, living in Pennsylvania; wife's sister, Christine, wife of John Hammer; wife's sister, Barbara, wife of Henry Sellers; brother, Stephen Conrad. Picked Mountain Congregation. Dated 2d June, 1800. Recorded in Rockingham, September-October, 1800.