Col. Thomas Hughart
Facts and Events
Col. Thomas Hughart was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land from A History of Rockbridge County, Virginia by Oren Frederic Morton:
- 19. James Carlile—600—$65.39—250 acres sold, 1753, to John Carlile, and sold by him, 1762, to Thomas Hughart for $166.67—200 acres sold by John (Mary) Carlisle to Thomas Adams, 1796, for $391.67.
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 176.--30th December, 1790. Andrew Hamilton and Isabel, of Woodford County, to Thomas Hughart, 185 acres on Calfpasture devised to Andrew by his father, Andrew. Teste: John McCreery, Andrew Hodge, Wm. Hogsett, Wm. Mathews, J. Hog, John Peebles, Alexander Black, Geo. Carlyle.
Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 368.-(undated, bet. 16 August-12 October 1784) - Thomas Hughart and James Hughart and Margaret to Nathan Crawford, tract patented to James Hughart, Sr., 10th April, 1751, and devised to Thomas and James, his youngest son; corner John Cartmill. Teste: Andrew Sitlington, John Dean, Hugh Brown.
Will of Thomas Hughart
From Chalkley's Augusta County, Virginia Court Records:
Page 362 - - 4th June, 1808. Thos. Hughart's will - - To grandson, Thomas Montgomery, home plantation in Calfpasture, joining Thomas Phillips; to granddaughter, Easter Montgomery; to grandson, Jno. Montgomery; to grandson, Wm. Montgomery; grandson, Hughart Montgomery. Executor, Rev. John Montgomery; to daughter, Agnes Montgomery; to brother, James Hughart; to Patsey Hughart and her mother. Teste: J. Ramsey, Jno. Ramsey, Wm. Ramsey. Proved, 23rd May, 1810. Executor qualifies.
Records of Thomas Hughart in Augusta County, VA
- AUGUST 20, 1765. (443) Ro. Bratton and Thos. Hughart appointed road surveyors from Widow Grays to Samuel Hodges's. David Martin witness from Amherst. Mathew Bray committed to jail on suspicion of being a lunatic, but is now restored and discharged.
- NOVEMBER 20, 1767. (369) Thos. Hughart, two tithables and 600 acres, added to tithables.
- Page 211.--11th December, 1768. Joseph King's will ( his mark) Eldest son Joseph left in care of wife; children Nicholas and Nelly left to Thomas Hugart; youngest son John left to John Carlile. All to be brought up to the rules of the Church of England. Teste: Saml. Vance, Mary Gregory. Proved, 20th June, 1769, by the witnesses. Administration granted Thos. Hugart, who qualifies with Wm. Hugart, Wm. Kinkead.
- MARCH 21, 1770. (66) Following recommended as Justices: Mathew Harrison, John McClenachan, George Mathews, Michael Bowyer, James McDowell, Alexr. Robertson, John Gratton, John Hays, Jr., Thomas Hugart, John Stewart, James Craig, Elijah McClenachan.
- MARCH 16, 1773. (1) New commission--Justices, viz: Silas Hart, John Dickinson, Daniel Smith, John Poage,* Abraham Smith,* George Moffett, Alexr. McClenachan,* Mathew Harrison, George Mathews,* Alexr. Robertson,* John Hays, James Craig,* John Frogg,* William Tees, James Lockhart, John Christian, Archibald Alexander,* Felix Gilbert, Samuel McDowell, Sampson Mathews, William Bowyer,* John McClenachan,* Michael Bowyer,* John Gratton, Thos. Hugart,* Elijah McClenachan,* Josiah Davidson, John Skidmore.--Dated November 6, 1772. (Those with (*) qualified.)
- AUG 03/17/1773 DB-19(220) Andrew Kinkead Junior to Thomas Hugart, Andrew Lockridge, William Kinkead, Andrew Hamilton, Lanty Graham and James Bratton, trustees of a congregation of dissenters?, L10, to contain 1 acre, being part of said Andrew's land on the Calfpasture, laid off for use as a burying ground and meeting place,. With the use of water and priviledge of roads, ... At a court continued and held for Augusta County March 17th 1773, Andrew Kinkead JUNIOR acknowledged his deed of bargain and sale.
- NOVEMBER 17, 1773. (225) John Hodge, vice Thomas Hughart, road surveyor.
- NOVEMBER 23, 1775. (95B) Sampson Wilson, orphan of Saml. Wilson, chose Thomas Hughart guardian.
- DECEMBER 15, 1778. (385) Thomas Hughart and James Trimble qualified Justices.
- MAY 17, 1780. (231) Thomas Hughart appointed Colonel of Second Battalion, and John McCleery, Lieutenant Colonel.
- DB 26, page 440, Deed of Trust, 13 March 1790 James Fulton to John Montgomery, mortgage of 241 acres on Great Calfpasture River--owed money to Thomas Hughart.
- ↑ The Montgomerys and their Descendants, p. 322.
- ↑ Chalkley, - Augusta County, Virginia Court Abstracts.
- ↑ The History of Augusta County, Virginia, by Waddell.