d.aft. November 1764
Facts and Events
||aft. November 1764
Samuel Long was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
- 25 July 1746 - 400 acres granted to each Joseph and Samuel Long north side of Short Mountain on Buffalo Creek. [Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41. Source: Land Office Patents No. 24, 1745-1746, p. 292 (Reel 22). Part of the index to the recorded copies of patents for land issued by the Secretary of the Colony serving as the colonial Land Office. The collection is housed in the Archives at the Library of Virginia]
- Samuel Long received a patent for more than "185 acres on Buffalo Creek of James River" prior to 15 November 1764, as listed in the disposition below.
Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 715.--4th November, 17[sic, prob. 1764]. Samuel Long to John Long, £100, 15 acres on Buffalo Creek of James River. Teste: Wm. Davis, James Young, Edward Fan's. (Note: this appears to be part of the tract willed to Samuel by his father).
- Page 717.--6th November, 1764. Same (from Samuel Long) to Henry Long, £100, 200 acres on Buffalo Creek of James River. Teste: Joseph Long. Delivered: David Scott, July, 1768, by your order. (Note: this appears to be part of the tract willed to Samuel by his father).
- Page 719.--15th November, 1764. Same (from Samuel Long) to James Young, 5 shillings and his maintenance during Samuel's life, 185 acres on Buffalo Creek of James River, part of a patent to Samuel. Teste: Peter Wylie, Edward Paris, Joseph Robinson. Delivered: Robert Young, August, 1766. (Note: James Young married Samuel's younger sister Elizabeth).
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Page 210.--11th September, 1757. Joseph Long's will--To son Samuel, tract at the Welch cabins; to son Henry, tract near place called Billar Spring; to son Joseph, infant, tract where testator lives; to son John, tract at the Big Spring known as Island Ford. (All these tracts now are in one, and these are appointed to divide, viz: Richard Woods, John Hannah, James Beats, James Alexander); to wife Anna; to daughter Agness Cohoun, 5 shillings; to daughter Gennet Long; to daughters Gennet, Elizabeth, Ann, Ruth. Executors, wife Anne and son Henry. Teste: John Long, Wm. Long, Thos. Stewart, James Alexander. Proved, 16th November, 1757, by Wm. and Jno. Long, and James Alexander. Henry Long refuses to execute. Ann qualifies with Richard Woods, Robert Young, Alex. Ritchey.
- Page 734.--14th November, 1764. James Young to Samuel Long, 185 acres, bond to make title to 185 acres. See deed, p. 719. supra.