Facts and Events
Samuel Brawford was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Records in Rockbridge County, VA
- Samuel Brawford was mentioned in the will of his brother-in-law, William Wallace (1757-1796), of Rockbridge County, Virginia, as shown in the following excerpts:
- Rockbridge Co., Will Book 1, pp. 507-508, Will of William Wallace
- nephew William Brawford, son of Samuel Brawford of Rockbridge Co.
- witnesses - Caleb Sisson, Samuel Braford, Hugh Barclay.
- Samuel Wallace refused to undertake burden of executor, transferred to Samuel Braford.
Records in Augusta County, VA
- Vol. 2 - John Kenney of Botetourt vs. Brawford--O. S. 179; N. S. 63--Bill 1808. Samuel Brawford of Rockbridge, being indebted to orator (combining with his son, James Brawford; son-in-law, Samuel Harper), made sundry deeds charged to be fraudulent. James came of age 5th June, 1805. He was a boatman on James River and afterwards a boat builder. He is a tanner by trade. Deed 25th March, 1806, by Samuel Brawford of Rockbridge to James Brawford, conveys 220 acres in Rockbridge. Recorded in Rockbridge, 1st April, 1806. Deed 1st November, 1806, by Samuel Brawford to Samuel Harper, conveys 88 acres in Rockbridge. Recorded in Rockbridge, 1st December, 1806. Hugh Braford, brother of Samuel, deposes.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Ancestry.com/Ancestry Family Trees: Public Members Trees.