Solomon Turpin, of Smiths and Linville Creek
Facts and Events
Solomon Turpin was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Land Grant Surveys in Virginia:
- Page 28 - Solomon Turpine, 192 acres Dry fork of Smiths Creek. Adjoining Daniel Smith, Jeremiah Harrison, January 31, 1763. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 11].
- Page 151 - Soloman Turpine, 130 acres, Dry Fork, Smiths Creek. Adjoining Jeremiah Harrison and his own land. May 27, 1769. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 54].
- Page 151 - Soloman Turpine, 220 acres, Linville Creek. Adjoining Walter Crow. 27 May 1769. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 54].
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records: (unless otherwise listed)
- 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.
- Vol. 1 - FEBRUARY 18, 1762. - (162) Solomon Turpin to view a road.
- Page 208.--5th January, 1763. John Wright's estate; appraised by John Cravens, Thomas Harrison, John Shalpman: Daniel Young's note; David Smith's ditto; Soloman Turpin's ditto; Peter Watkins' note; John Stewart's ditto; Thomas Bryant's ditto; Skidmore Muncy's note; William Shull's ditto; Charles Differ's ditto; Robert William's ditto.
- Page 429.--16th October, 1765. Capt. Daniel Smith's settlement of estate of Robert Harrison allowed and recorded--Paid George Skilerton (Skileron?); paid Edmond Pendleton, Joseph Langdon, Jno. Stewart, Felix Ohlpman, Capt. Francis Thornton, Solomon Turpin, George Lindwad, Christian Groob, Christian Wilson, Henry Flesher, Doctor Caulval, Peter Watkins, John Crow, Jeremiah Ragen, William Grad, Wm. Minter, Jno. Phears. Isaac Johnston. Sale bill of above estate to, viz: Dennis Henry, Wm. Marks, Wm. McMullen, Toms Thomas, Capt. Waran, Arthur Trader, Neil Linch, Jno. Gum, Ezeriah Worden, Zebulon (Binenran) Harrison. To attendance and necessaries found for the deceased during the time he remained sick at my house, where he did from the 10th February to 25th May, 1761, being 3 months and 15 days.
- Page 40 - Jeremiah Harrison, 176 acres. Joining his otheer land on Smith Creek. Adjoining Turpines, Smith, Grubb. May 2, 1765. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 16].
- Page 511.--20th March, 1767. Settlement of Johnston Hill's estate, recorded--Paid James Haith; credit by Aney Hill, John Pheus, Daniel Ponder, Chas. Davis, Hugh McGary, Wm. McMullen, Robt. Hill, Chas. Smith, Peter Watkins, Solomon Turpin, James Lawrence.
- Vol. 1 - NOVEMBER 15, 1768. - (470) County levy: To John Bearling, wolf scalp; to Solomon Turpen, wolf scalp.
- Page 438.--21st August, 1771. Daniel Harrison's appraisement (by Solomon Tirpin, Robert Craven, John Gratton) recorded.
- November 8, 1774: Solomon Turpin (along with Edward Carvin, Moses Higgenbotham, John Henley and Henry Smith) were ordered to view the several ways from Robert Caldwell's near Craigs Creek Mountain / Potts Creek Mountains to Sweet Springs. He, along with the others, were to report to the next court. [Source: Ann Bruxh Miller, Botetourt County Road Orders, 1770-1778, Charlottesville, Virginia, 2007]
- Page 100 - Isaac Depoy, 50 acres, Dry Fork [of Smiths Creek]. Adjoining Turpens, Harrison, and his own land. February 2, 1790. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 130].
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