Facts and Events
Philip Olinger was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 58.--18th November, 1774. William Lockhart. of Fincastle County, to Philip Olinger. late of Frederick County. Maryland, conveyed by Beverley to James Lockhart. 17th June, 1748, and sold by James to William, that part of said tract belonging to Patrick Lockhart. Acknowledged in Staunton in pursuance of writ adjoining the Court from Fort Dunmore.
Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 224.--18th November, 1774. Philip Olinger, late of Frederick, Maryland, to William Lockhart, of Fincastle County. Delivered to Jacob Olinger. 8th February, 1785. (Note: it appears that this land eventually was conveyed to Jacob Olinger, Philip's son).
Will of Philip Olinger
- Page 4.--28th September, 1786. Philip (X) Olinger's will, farmer--To son, Jacob, 186 acres, home place; to wife, Juliana; to son, Stophel; to daughter. Barbara, and her son, John Palmer, infant; to daughter, Katharine; to grandson, Jacob Casner, infant, to be taught both Dutch and English, and to cypher, and a trade; to son, Philip, deed to be made for 148 acres he now lives on. Executors, Jacob Gabord and Augustine Argenbright. Teste: Jacob Maxwell, Wat. Cunningham, Frederick Hanger. Proved, April, 1787, by Cunningham and Hanger. Argenbright qualifies. (Note: Jacob Gabbard was the son-in-law of Philip Olinger).
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 2 - TITHABLES. 1781; William McPheeters's List: Philip Olinger, Sr.