Person:Thomas Lookey (2)

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Thomas Lookey, of Smith's Creek
b.est. 1720
 
  • HThomas Lookey, of Smith's Creekest 1720 -
  • W.  Grace (add)
  1. John Lookerest 1744 - 1813
  2. James Lookeybef 1747 -
  3. Thomas Lookeybef 1762 -
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Name Thomas Lookey, of Smith's Creek
Alt Name Thomas Lokey
Alt Name Thomas Looker
Gender Male
Birth? est. 1720

Thomas Lookey (Lokey) was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Acquisition of Land from Northern Neck Warrants & Surveys:


  • Northern Neck Survey: Thomas Loocker, 19 Jan. 1748 - 12 Apr. 1749; 421 acres on Smiths Creek where he now lives, adj. widow Scheines survey, Valentine Sevier & on the North side of the Waggon Road. Chain Carriers - William Carroll and Samuel Newman. Capt. Peter Scholl present on survey. Surv. George Byrne. [Abstracts of Virginia's Northern Neck Warrants & Surveys, Orange & Augusta Counties, with Tithables, Delinquents, Petitioners, 1730-1754, Volume One, Peggy Smomo Joyner, pg. 27].


Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's (unless listed otherwise):


  • Page 386.--19th August, 1767. Zebulon ( ) Harrison and Margaret ( ) to Thomas Looker, £70, two tracts, A containing 220 acres patented to Richard Fields, 16th August, 1730, corner Wm. Carroll's land; corner said Harrison's land; B, containing 46 acres joining above on Daniel James' branch, patented to Daniel Davison, 25th September, 1746, conveyed by him to Zebulon. Teste: Joseph Skidmore. Delivered: James Lookey, November, 1768.
  • Page 153 - Thomas Looker, 165 acres on east side of Smiths Creek. Adjoining his old corner. June 1, 1769. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 55].
  • Page 153 - Thomas Loaker, 146 acres on the east side of Smiths Creek. Mentioned Daniel James. June 1, 1769. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 55].
  • Page 174 - Thomas Looker, 90 acres, Smiths Creek. Adjoining Bowyer. October 3, 1770. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 63].
  • Page 174 - Thomas Looker, 165 acres, Smiths Creek. Adjoining Woodley, Muney. November 9, 1770. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 63].


Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:


  • Page 216.--17th November, 1768. Thomas ( ) Looker (Loker) to James Looker, his son, £20, two tracts on Daniel James' Branch, A 220 acres patented to Richard Fields, 16th August, 1730. and by him conveyed to Zebulon Harrison and by him to said Thomas, 19th August, 1767, corner William Carrell; corner Zebulon Harrison; B 46 acres patented to Daniel Davidson, 25th September, 1746, and conveyed to Zeb. Harrison, and by him to said Thomas, 19th August, 1767. Delivered: Abraham Bowens, a son-in-law of the grantee, 18th September, 1813.

Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records: (unless otherwise listed)


  • Page 85.--24th October, 1747. John Taylor's Inventory by Thomas Looker, Wm. Carrel, Thomas Milsap. To an improvement of land sold by his widow, now administratrix.
  • Northern Neck Survey: Mary Newman, widow, no warrant, date from survey - 9 Jan. 1748 - 12 apr. 1749; 216 acres on Smiths Creek; adj. Thos. Loocker. Chain Carriers - Capt. John Dobkin & John Ruddel, Junr. Surv. George Byrne. [Abstracts of Virginia's Northern Neck Warrants & Surveys, Orange & Augusta Counties, with Tithables, Delinquents, Petitioners, 1730-1754, Volume One, Peggy Smomo Joyner, pg. 29].
  • Northern Neck Survey: William Carrol, 19 Jan. 1748 - 14 Apr. 1749; 600 acres on Smiths Creek where he now lives; adj. Thomas Looker, Capt. Scholl, Mary Newman, widow. Chain Carriers - Thos. Loocker & John Ruddel, Junr. Capt. Peter Scholl present on survey. Surv. George Byrne. [Abstracts of Virginia's Northern Neck Warrants & Surveys, Orange & Augusta Counties, with Tithables, Delinquents, Petitioners, 1730-1754, Volume One, Peggy Smomo Joyner, pg. 22].
  • Northern Neck Survey: Valentine Sevier, 19 Jan. 1748 - 11 Apr. 1749; 378 acres on a branch of Smith's Creek, including the improvement made by him, adj. Kings land, John Hodgh, Capt. Peter Scholl, the waggon road, Jane Schene, Nicholas Seechan. CC - John Dobkin & Thomas Locker. Capt. Peter School present on survey. Surv. George Byrne. [Abstracts of Virginia's Northern Neck Warrants & Surveys, Orange & Augusta Counties, with Tithables, Delinquents, Petitioners, 1730-1754, Volume One, Peggy Smomo Joyner, pg. 32].
  • Page 424.--2d February, 1752. Elizabeth Hodge's will--(Executors live at great distance, Gabriel Jones). Lands now in law with Asahel Hodge to be recovered; two youngest sons, Jonathan and Jacob; children, David (eldest); Elizabeth, Ruemia, Rachel, Hannah; eldest son, David, to be apprenticed to Thos. Rees, blacksmith; second son, Jonathan, to be apprenticed to Andrew Bird to learn trade of weaver; youngest son, Jacob, to be bound to Samuel Newman to do laboring work; daughter, Rachel, to be bound to Momas (s/b Thomas) Looker; daughter, Hannah, to be bound to Wm. Draper. Teste: Wm. Draper, Edward Davis, Andrew Bird, Samuel Newman. Proved, 17th June, 1752, by witnesses, except Davis. Gabriel Jones refuses to execute, and administration granted Peter Scholl and Samuel Newman, with surety Thomas Looker.
  • Page 153.--23d May, 1766. George Handy's appraisement, by Reuben Harrison, Thomas Lookey, Zabulon Harrison.
  • Page 426.--22d August, 1771. Thomas Moore to Michael Bowyer, £10, 145 acres, part of 190 acres patented to said Moore, 12th May, 1770, on Smith's Creek, said Bowyer's line, Thomas Lookie's land. Delivered: Boston March by Mr. Bowyer's order, March Court, 1777.
  • Vol. 2 - Zechariah Hoy vs. Gordon McWilliams--O. S. 316; N. S. 113--Bill, 1815. Henry Martz deposes, in Rockingham, 25th February, 1820, he is 52 years old 1st of September next. Deed, 16th October, 1810, by Jacob Pickering and Hannah of Rockingham to Zackariah Hoy, 20 acres on Smith's Creek in Rockingham, part of tract patented to Jacob Woodle, 1st August, 1772. Recorded in Rockingham, October, 1810. Patent, 5th September, 1745, to Thomas Lockhar in consideration of importation of William Phillips, James Mills and Thos. Miller, 120 acres in Augusta on Smith's Creek. Deed, 20th October, 1801, by John Vance and Catherine of Rockingham to David Fisher, 27 acres, corner Thos. Lookey. Recorded in Rockingham, October, 1801. John Looker deposes, 6th August, 1819, went to a schoolhouse on the land many years since, kept by Joseph Simpson. Deed, 27th September, 1796, by Wm. Pickering and wife Barbara to Mathias Fry, all of Rockingham, 62 acres part of 89 acres patented to Wm., 22d May, 1789. Recorded Rockingham, September, 1796. Reuben Moore was son-in-law of plaintiff Gordon McWilliams (?). Walter Newman was brother-in-law of Hoy. Patent, 28th April, 1804, to David Fisher, 4-3/4 acres in Rockingham. Corner Pickeron's land. Patent, 22d May, 1789, to Wm. Pickering, assignee of George Keesle, 89 acres on Smith's Creek. Deed, 30th November, 1813, by Wm. Pickering of Kanawha County to Zackariah Hoy of Rockingham, 80 acres part of 89 acres patented to said William. Recorded in Rockingham, February, 1814. Deed, 9th December, 1805, by Jacob Hook and Catherine of Shenandoah to Zackariah Hoy of Rockingham, 62 acres conveyed to Jacob by Mathias Fry by deed recorded. Recorded in Rockingham, 18th March, 1806. Patent, 26th April, 1815, to John Loker, assignee of Abraham Reed, 8 acres in Rockingham. Patent, 20th June, 1817, to Zackariah Hoy, 4 acres in Rockingham.