Person:Samuel Harrison (16)

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Samuel Harrison, of Linville's Creek, Augusta County, VA
m. BEF 1701
  1. Daniel Harrison, of Smith and Linville's Creek, Augusta County, VA1701 - BEF 1770
  2. Thomas Harrison, of Linville's Creek, Augusta County, VAABT 1704 - 1785
  3. Jeremiah Harrison, of Linville and Smiths Creek, Augusta County, VA1707 - 1798
  4. Abigail HarrisonABT 1710 - 1780
  5. Samuel Harrison, of Linville's Creek, Augusta County, VAABT 1712 - ABT 1790
  • HSamuel Harrison, of Linville's Creek, Augusta County, VAABT 1712 - ABT 1790
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Name Samuel Harrison, of Linville's Creek, Augusta County, VA
Gender Male
Birth? ABT 1712 Smithtown, Long Island, New York
Death? ABT 1790 Augusta or Rockingham County, Virginia

Samuel Harrison was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:

Samuel Harrison acquired land on Cooks Creek prior to the transactions listed below on 20 August, 1748, and 400 acres on Linvell's Creek prior to 5 Sept. 1749 in the following transactions:
  • Page 338.--13th August, 1773. Daniel Smith and Jean ( ) to Daniel Stover. Patented to Samuel Harrison, 5th September. 1749, and conveyed to Daniel. Teste: John Henton, Joseph Smith, Daniel Smith, Jr.
  • Page 347.--Patent to Samuel Harrison, 5th September, 1749 (see p. 338, supra).


Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:


  • Page 144.--20th August, 1748. Samuel Harrison to Mary, his wife, to Jno. Wright. Cooks Creek. Teste: Daniel Harrison, Samuel Newman.
  • Page 318.--17th May, 1751. Samuel Harrison and Mary, to Alexander Herren, 265 acres on Linvell's Creek, part of 400 acres; patented to Saml., 5th September, 1749. Delivered: Benj. Kinley, January, 1754.
  • Page 79.--18th October, 1762. Samuel Harrison and Mary ( ), of Craven County, South Carolina, to Wiliam Minter, millwright, £125, 245 acres on South Branch of Linvel's Creek, Abraham Hill's line. Teste: Daniel Smith. Daniel Pouder, John ( ) Eubanks, Gasper ( ) Fought. Delivered: John Curry, September, 1767.
  • Page 647.--9th April, 1764. Samuel Harrison to Daniel Smith, £100, 100 acres on South Branch of Linville's Creek, patented to Samuel, 5th September, 1749. Teste: Walter Crow, Peter ( ) Kinder, Felix Shelman (Sheltman), Joseph Rutherford. Delivered: Daniel Smith, November, 1765.

Records of Samuel Harrison in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley's:

  • Page 208.--1st September, 1748. Vendue held at house of Samuel Stewart of goods of Joseph Harrison sold by Jeremiah Harrison. To Timothy Convey, Samuel Harrison, Samuel Monsey, Arthur Johnson, Abraham Smith, Tunis Wood, Samuel Hull, Edward McGinnis, Archibald Buchanan, Aaron Oliver, Ephraim Love, Solomon Turpin, Samuel Wilkey.
  • Page 97.--21st February 1750-51. John Wright and Lydia to John Cravens, farmer, 200 acres on Cooks Creek, bought from Samuel Herrison and Mary, his wife, recorded in Augusta.
  • Page 127.--4th April, 1759. Robt. Cravens to Joseph Cravens, £50, 300 acres on a branch of Cook's Creek; corner Samuel Harrison. Teste: Samuel Hemphill, John ( ) Jones.
  • Page 851.--22d March, 1765. Alex. Herring (Heron) and Abigail to Samuel Samples, £6, 38 acres on East Fork of Linville's Creek, between David Ralstone's and Samuel Harrison's land, Hite's land.
  • Page 8.--4th September, 1767. William Minter, of Craven County, South Carolina, to John Curry, £75, 345 acres on South Branch of Linvel's Creek, line of Abraham Hills, being tract conveyed to said Minter from Samuel Harrison and Mary, 19th October, 1762. Teste: Francis, Edward and Samuel Erwin, Joseph Curry, William Curry. Robert Dunwody. Delivered to James Curry, 23d December, 1783.
  • Page 338.--13th August, 1773. Daniel Smith and Jean ( ) to Daniel Stover. Patented to Samuel Harrison, 5th September. 1749, and conveyed to Daniel. Teste: John Henton, Joseph Smith, Daniel Smith, Jr.

Information on Samuel Harrison

Samuel HARRISON ABT 1712 - ABT 1790 Repository ID Number: I327

OCCUPATION: Linville Creek

RESIDENCE: Sussex Co., DE; Augusta Co; Craven Co. SC;Rockingham Co. VA

BIRTH: ABT 1712, Smithtown, Long Island, NY DEATH: ABT 1790, Augusta/Rockingham Co. VA RESOURCES: See: [S67] [S224] Father: Isaiah HARRISSON Mother: Abigail SMITH

Family 1 : Mary

Notes Samuel removed to Old Craven Co., SC during the French and Indian War and returned to Augusta sometime before 18 Nov 1762.

With his brothers Daniel, Thomas, John, Jeremiah, was the first to patent land in Rockingham Co, VA. Orange Co, VA record Nov 14, 1740

Unk children [S224]

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