Facts and Events
||bef. December 1754
||to Maria Elisabeth Salling
Richard Borton was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Page 490.--John Doughert (signed Jocort) to Alex. Walker, 1753, 94 acres. From Patton, 1751, Craig's Creek at Indian Camp. Teste: John Smith, Adam Lewnis, Richard Borton, Jno. Sproul, Ro. Rennix, Samuel Walker.
- Page 493.--21st November, 1753. Thomas Williams to John Mathews, Jr., 65 acres on North Branch James opposite Ann Sally's land. Delivered to John Mathews, son of Richard, 6th March, 1773. Teste: John Maxwell, Jno. Sprott, Joshua Mathews. (Note: immediately follows record above).
- Page 71.--19th September, 1754. William Scot's (yeoman) bill of sale to John Maxwell (yeoman). Teste: Richard Borton, John Smith, Mathew Campbell.
- Page 92----25th December, 1754. John Peter Salling's will, farmer--To daughter, Catherine Fooler, 1 shilling; to daughter, Mary Elizabeth Burton, 1 shilling; to John Salling, son of daughter Catherine that she had soon after she married Henry Fooler, 100 acres known as the Meadow entry; to sons, George Adam and John Salling; to son, John, tract testator lives on, and also tract Peter Crotingal lives on, and horse bought from Joseph Burton, and a horse running at Hart's Bottom. John is infant. Executors, George Adam Salling. Teste: Jos. Bryan (Ryan), James Randal, Richard Borland (is this Borland? Burton? Boston?). Proved, 19th March, 1766, by Ryan and Randal. (Note: John Peter Salling was the father-in-law of Richard).
- Page 242.--20th November, 1755. Stephen and Jane Arnold to John Poage, £5, 335 acres on Taylor's branch of Buffalo Creek. Not signed nor acknowledged by Jane. Teste: Richard Borton, John Macuell.