Facts and Events
Robert Jameson was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Robert Jameson's land (Beverley Manor SW, 205 acres, acquired from Joseph Mays in 1770) as shown on the map meticulously drawn by J.R. Hildebrand, cartographer. This map is copyrighted©, used by permission of John Hildebrand, son of J.R. Hildebrand, April, 2009.
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's (unless listed otherwise):
- Page 132 - Robert Jameson, 400 acres, Beverley Manor. Adjoining James Bell, Alexander Long. April 4, 1769. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 47].
- Page 402.--20th June, 1770. Joseph Mays and Rebecca to Robert Jamison, £45, 205 acres in Beverley Manor on head branches of Christian's Creek; Alexander Campbell's line; Samuel Brafford's line; corner James Mitchel.
- Page 377.--Patent to Robert Jameson, 1771. Teste: Patrick Buchanan, Jacob Lockhart, Gilbert Christian.
- Page 506.--Part of patent to Robert Jameson, 1770.
Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 306.--19th August, 1771. Robert ( ) Jameson and Sarah to John Alexander, £45, part of 400 lying along Beverley Manor line; corner James Bell; 200 acres. Teste: Walter Davis, John Cunningham, Samuel Blackwood.
Records of Robert Jameson in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Page 334.--29th August, 1777. List of those indebted to the estate of Roger North-- Robt. Jameson. (listed among many others).
- Page 244.-(undated, abt. 1788)- List of book debts due Thomas Stuart-- Wm. Jamison (son to Robert).