Facts and Events
Peter Harmon was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
- Peter Harmon was bequeathed 104 acres "between Peeked Mountain and Shanandore River" from his father, Jacob Harmon. It was subsequently sold to George Mallow in the record listed below:
Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 804.--9th March, 1765. Peter ( ) Hannon (s/b Harmon) and Margaret ( ) to George Mallow, £60, 104 acres between Peeked Mountain and Shanandore River, devised to Peter by his father Jacob by will dated 18th September, 1761; corner Peter Harmon, Jr.; corner Teawalt Hannon; corner Augustine Price; corner Jacob Harman's line. Delivered: George Mallow, May, 1776.
Processioning List of 1767/8
- "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 settler’s lands and their neighbors at specific time periods:
- Page 448.--1767-68: Processioned by Augustine Price and Frederick Armontrout, viz: For Peter Teasler, for Peter Seller, for Michael Shurle, for John Coutts, for Jacob Man, for John Man, for Jacob Herman, for Henry Long for George Mellow, for Anthony Aeiler, for Jacob Nicholas, for John Hetrick, for Henry Seller, for Alveness Roy(g)ers, for Christopher Deter for George Man, for Peter Miller, for George Miller, for George Fridle, for Peter Herman, Jr.; for Augustine Price, Anthony Aeiler present; for Jacob Arcebright, for Adam Heterick, for Adam Pens, for Jacob Miller, for James Fraiser, for Thomas Burke, for Peachey Gilmore for Charles Rush, for Fredk. Armentrout, for David Fraizer, for Jno. Craige.