Person:Samuel Hemphill (3)

Watchers
Samuel Hemphill
b.est. 1720-1730
  • HSamuel Hemphillest 1720-1730 - 1809
  • WMary Cravens1726 -
m. est. 1745
  1. John Hemphillest 1745 -
  2. Agnes Hemphillest 1746 -
  3. Samuel Hemphillest 1748 -
  4. Robert Hemphillest 1750 -
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Name Samuel Hemphill
Gender Male
Birth? est. 1720-1730
Marriage est. 1745 to Mary Cravens
Death? April 1809 Rockingham County, Virginia

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

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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Acquisition of Land in Virginia:


  • Page 38 - Samuel Hemphills, 43 acres, East Branch Cooks Creek. Betwen his own land and Thomas Harrison land. February 15, 1764. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 15].
  • Page 141 - Samuel Henphell, 125 acres, East Draft of Cooks Creek. Adjoining Harrison. November 15, 1770. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 51].
  • Page 68 - Samuel Hemphill, 653 acres, (He having obtained an order of court according to law previous to the making said survey which includes 324 acres of patent land being the greater part of four patent tracts, the first of 123 acres granted sd Robert Cravens 10th February 1748) lying in Rockingham County on a branch of Cooks Creek. Adjoining John Quin, Jeremiah Cravens, John Miller, Ezekel Harrison, crossing Great Road, Thomas Harrison, Martin Argenbright. March 30, 1786. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 120].


Processioning List of 1767/68

"Processioning" was the periodic review and agreement of property lines between settler's lands. Processioning Lists are useful in determining the general area of a settlers lands and their neighbors at specific time periods:


  • Vol. 2 - Page 444.--1767-1768: Processioned by Robt. Cravens and Jeremiah Harrison: For Daniel Smith, for Lennard Herren, for Samuel Sample, for Thomas Harrison, for John Harrison, for Wm. Snaddone, for John McClure, for Saml. Briggs, for John McGill, for John Fowler, for Saml. Hemphill, for Jeremiah Harrison, for William Gregg, for Pat. Guin, for Jno. Cravens, for Robt. Cravens, for Daniel Love, for Daniel Harrison, for John Brown, for David Ralston, for John Hinton, for Vaulintine Saveyer, for Francis Hughes, for Alex. Harrison, for James Fowler, for Edward Shanklin, for Jennett McDonaId, for Alex. Miller, for Jno. Hardman, for Henry Ewen (Erven), for William Ervin, for Andw. Ervin, for Walter Crow, for Michael Waren, for John Curry.


Will of Samuel Hemphill

  • Will of Samuel Hemphill of Rockingham. Eldest son, John, lands adjoining Benj. Smith, widow Bibber and Thos. Harrison, deceased, and John Pottorff, one bedroom in the house with privilege at any of the fireplaces in the house; daughter, Agnes Miller, and 3 children, second son, Robert; youngest son, Samuel; grandchildren, Mary, John and Benjamin Miller. Dated 19th March, 1802. Recorded in Rockingham, April, 1809. [Source: "Kyle vs. Smith", Chalkley's, Vol. 2].


Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:


  • Page 278 - Samuel Carrel, 250 acres, Anthonys Creek. Adjoining Samuel Hemphill. October 1751. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 95].
  • Page 381.--1st February, 1757. John (Jacob) Gardner to Jno. Craven and Jno. Wright, £100, 310 acres on East Fork of Cook's Creek and a draft of Smith's Creek, Daniel Harrison's land, granted to Jacob. 16th August, 1756. Teste: Ro. Craven ( ), Samuel Hemphill, Matt. and Robert Black. Delivered: Jno. Wright, August, 1758.
  • 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 325.--20th January, 1759. Arthur Jonson's will--To sons John and Andrew Jonson, tract testator now lives on, with adjoining survey called Hunters Gulley; to son Arthur, tract adjoining Ellick Herrin's line; to wife (pregnant), executrix (estate, if she do not marry); to remaining children, viz: Jane, Sarah, Mary Jonson. Teste: Danl. Harrison, Saml. Hemphill, Edward McGarry. Proved, 15th August, 1759, by Harrison and Hemphill. Widow, Margaret qualified, with Daniel Love and Robert Cravens.
  • Page 354.--19th March, 1760. Arthur Johnston's appraisement, by Danl. Harrison, Saml. Hemphill, Jno. Cravens.
  • Page 93.--17th November, 1761. Gideon Harrison's appraisement by Daniel Love, Saml. Hemphill, Wm. Gragg. Recorded.
  • Page 180.--13th August, 1762. Arthur Johnston's estate, appraised by Samuel Hemphill, Daniel Harrison, John Cravens.
  • Page 288.--21st September. 1763. John Cravens' settlement of Robt. Cravens' estate, approved and recorded--Paid Saml. Hemphill, Ro. Cravens, Pat. and Jno. Frazier, Margaret Perkey, Pat. Given, John Stewart, Mathew Black, Wm. Minter, Jno. Brown, Wm. Cravens. Cash paid widow Mary. Cash paid John Cravens. Legacy of negro delivered to Zebulon Harrison for his 2 sons. Legacy to Elizabeth Cravens. Legacy to Robt. Black in part of his wife's legacy.
  • Page 37 - William McNiell, 159 acres, West Branch of Cooks Creek. Adjoining Craven, Hemphil. March 16, 1764. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 15].
  • Page 142 - (1770), Edward Young, 80 acres, Cooks Creek. Adjoining (Samuel) Hemphell. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 107].
  • Vol. 1 - NOVEMBER 15, 1774. - (21) Saml. Hemphill, vice John Herdman, road overseer, from Martin Argenbright's to Nehemiah Harrison's.
  • Page 29 - Thomas Harrison, and Thomas Hewist, 400 acres, Ease side of Harrison's lther land. Adjoining Samuel Hemphill. March 18, 1783. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 107].
  • Page 60 - Adam Argenbright and John Guin, assignees of Samuel Hemphill, 45 acres, lying on some drafts of Cooks Creek. Adjoining Adam Argabright, Dundore, John Guin. March 21, 1786. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 118].
  • Page 71 - Lewis Peopler, 20 acres, Cooks Creek. Adjoining Benjamin Smiths, Samuel Hemphill. March 8, 1787. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 121].
  • Vol. 2 - Miller vs. Hemphill--O. S. 284; N. S. 100--Bill, 1815. Complainants are, viz: Jacob Miller and Agness, his wife. Robert Cravens made his will 2d October, 1761, and died, leaving children, among them Mary, wife of Samuel Hemphill. Mary died 1801. Samuel's son Samuel is now dead, leaving children, all infants, viz: Ruth (an idiot), Robert, Mary, John and Samuel, and widow Clarinda.
  • Vol. 2 - Kyle vs. Smith--O. S. 283; N. S. 100--Bill, 5th May, 1816, by Jeremiah Kyle of Rockingham. He has lately become the owner of the lands devised by Samuel Hemphill, Sr., to his son, Samuel Hemphill, Jr. (Samuel, Sr had also two other sons, John and Robert). Robert has sold to Henry Smith, who has conveyed to his son, Abraham Smith. Jacob Miller and Agnes, his wife, is one of defendants. (Is Agness daughter of Samuel Hemphill, Sr.?) Deed, 20th June, 1809, by John, Samuel (and Clarinda, his wife) Hemphill, Jacob Miller and Agness, his wife, all of Rockingham, to Robert Hemphill of Rockingham, tracts on East Branch of Cook's Creek Patent to Samuel Hemphill, 20th July, 1768; also 1st September, 1780. Also Patent to Robert Cravens, 10th February, 1748, all devised to grantors. This deed has no certificate of record. Will of Samuel Hemphill of Rockingham. Eldest son, John, lands adjoining Benj. Smith, widow Bibber and Thos. Harrison, deceased, and John Pottorff, one bedroom in the house with privilege at any of the fireplaces in the house; daughter, Agnes Miller, and 3 children, second son, Robert; youngest son, Samuel; grandchildren, Mary, John and Benjamin Miller. Dated 19th March, 1802. Recorded in Rockingham, April, 1809. William Wretchford deposes 13th June, 1817, aged 68. George Argenbright deposes 13th June, 1817, aged 59. George Argenbnght, Jr., deposes 13th June, 1817, aged 38 or 39.