Facts and Events
Samuel Adams was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 315.--15th May, 1770. Samuel Adams, of North Carolina, to Joseph Dictum, power of attorney to convey 340 acres on Linvel's Creek, devised by Margaret Adams and from him descended to Samuel as eldest son and heir, having been patented in the name of Mary Adams. Title yet to be made to Samuel.
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Page 301.--3d September, 1744. Margaret Adams' will, of Orange County--To son Robert Patterson and his children; to Mary Patterson, daughter of son Robert Patterson; to daughter Jane Love; to granddaughter Margaret Dollinson; to granddaughter Ester Harrison; to daughter Elizabeth; to son-in-law Daniel Love; to son Samuel Adams. Executors, Robert Patterson and Samuel Adams. Teste: Saml. Hull, Jacob Green (Gum?), Thomas Lunday. We, the children of Margaret Adams, have reseved of the exter the full of all legsy I say revd. accordin to her desiare and will.-- Danl. Love, Jane (mark) Love, Ester Harrison. 15th September, 1744. These are to certify to all persons whom, &c., that I, Robert Patterson of North Carolina, Tryon County, son of William Patterson, deceased, do disclaim any right or title that is or may be alledged belonging to me of a certain tract of land lying and being in Augusta County upon a small branch on the south side of Linvell's Creek, which said land was taken up by Margaret Adams, the widow of John Adams, deceased.--Robert R. Patterson. 1st February, 1770. Teste: Francis Adams, J. P., North Carolina, Tryon County. Certifies that Francis Adams is a magistrate. Ezekiel Polk, C. C. Proved, 15th March, 1770, by Samuel Hull and Jacob Gum. Samuel Adams qualifies executor, with Joseph Dictum, John Madison, Jr.