Thomas Clendenin, of Jackson's River and the Cowpasture, Augusta County, VA
Facts and Events
||Thomas Clendenin, of Jackson's River and the Cowpasture, Augusta County, VA
||Scotland or Pennsylvania
Thomas Clendenin was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
From "A Centennial History of Alleghany County, Virginia", By Oren F. Morton, B., Lit. Dayton, Virginia, J. K. Reubush Company 1923:
- Thomas Clendennin acquired 68 acres at Jackson's River in 1757 (surveyed in 1754, as listed below). (Note: Jackson's River was located near the lower Cowpasture in Augusta (later Alleghany) County, Virginia).
From Virginia Grants 26, p. 658, Library of Virginia Digital Collection: Land Office Patents and Grants:
- Henry Lee Esquire Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia To whom these presents shall come Greeting; Know ye that in consideration of Ancient Composition of ten Shillings Sterling paid by Thomas Clendinen, into the Treasury of this commonwealth, There is granted by the said Commonwealth unto the said Thomas Clendinen a certain tract or parcel of Land containing Sixty eight Acres by Survey bearing date the thirtieth day of April one thousand seven hundred and fifty four, lying and being in the County of Augusta on the waters of Jacksons River on the North side of the Warm spring Branch and bounded as followeth, to wit, Beginning at three white oak saplings on the North side of the Warm Spring Mountain about a mile below said Spring South eighty degrees East eighty poles to a white oak on a hill South twenty five degrees West seventy four poles to to [sic] two white oak saplings South eighty poles to two black oaks on a ridge North eighty degrees West eighty poles to three chesnuts on a hill by the Mountain thence along said Hill one hundred and fifty poles to the Beginning With its Appurtenances To Have and to hold the said tract or parcel of Land; With its Appurtenances to the said Thomas Clendinen and his Heirs for ever. In Witness whereof the said Henry Lee Esquire Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia hath here unto set his hand and Caused the lesser Seal of the said Caused the lesser Seal of the said [sic] Commonwealth to be Affixed at Richmond on the twenty fifth day of July in the Year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety two, and, of the Commonwealth the Seventeenth ~ Henry Lee.
Information on Thomas Clendenin
- Clendennin, Thomas, survey of 1754, 68 acres, Warm Springs Run, patent 1757, old 1797, by Thomas, Jr. (son) to Anthony Mustoe and William Chambers for 150 Virginia pounds. [Source: "Annals of Bath County, Virginia", by Oren F. Morton, page 33].