Facts and Events
Thomas Patterson was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Person:Thomas Patterson (20) is a descendant of William (61), The Pennsylvania Patriarch
- Thomas Patterson Records in Chalkley's Chronicles
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 322.--11th March, 1761. Robert ( ) Patterson, yeoman, to Thomas Patterson, his son, £10, 167 acres more or less in Beverley Manor, part of 331 acres conveyed to Robert by Beverley, 27th February, 1741, on Middle River; cor. that part of the tract belonging to John Patterson. Teste: William Baskian, Mathew Armstrong, David Bell. Delivered: Thomas Patterson, 24th June, 1765.
- Page 164.--22d July, 1794. Thomas Patterson's estate appraised by Andrew Anderson, Robert Kinney, William and Jno. Crawford. (Note: Thomas Patterson's will does not appear to be in Augusta County records, may likely be in Greenbrier or he may have died intestate).
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Page 375.---26th January, 1760. George Rankin's will--Wife, Martha; sons, Thomas, William, John, James, Robert; daughters, Jean and Mary. All children infants? James and Robert are younger sons. Executors, Saml. Henderson, Thos. Patterson. Teste: James Craig, Robt. Craig, Theobald Maighan. Proved, 20th May, 1760, by the witnesses. Executors qualified, with James Craig, Wm. Preston.
- Page 156.--6th February, 1762.--James Litster's estate sold to, viz. James Ward, Geo. Wilson, Mathew Reed, Wm. Cabeen, Chas. Donnally, Ro. Armstrong, Edward Long, Pat. Cunningham, Andw. Greer, Thos. Fulton, Margt. Cameron, Jno. Stewart, Ro. Reed, Geo. Francisco, David Bell, Wm. Poage, Wm. Crow, Luke Bowyer, Abraham Thornton. Wm. Henderson, Jno. Buchanan, Thos. O'Neal, Alex. Gibson, Alex. Wright, Jno. Francis, James Simpson, Geo. Weaver, Philip Helveston, Jno. King, Geo. Anderson, Rev. Mr. Craige, Andw. Russell, Saml. Caldwell, Joseph Roberts, Jno. Gregory, Jno. Lucas, Mathew Clark, Jno. Anderson, Jr., James Robinson, Jacob Parsinger, Saml. Moore, Christopher Vinyard, Thos. Patterson, the Widow Bell, Ralph Gorrell, Jos. Russell, James Gilmore, Simon Robertson, James Hughes.
- Vol. 2 - Page 378.-- Processioners appointed as follows, viz (1764): David Cunningham and Samuel Downey, from Burden's line to Jenning's Gap between Keneday's Road and the North Mountain. James Bell, Samuel Black, James Fulton, and George Robinson, from Burden's line to Spring Hill between the South Mountain and Keneday's Road by Staunton and from thence by the Tinkling Spring Meeting House. John Ramsey, John Stuart, Geo. Crawford, Thos. Turk, from Spring Hill, thence by the Meeting House to Christian's Creek, thence down the Creek to the Mouth and down Middle River to South River, thence to South Mountain. William Hutchison (son of George), David Laird, David Bell, Thomas Patterson, from Ford of Christian's Creek below the Court House, down the same to the mouth, down Middle to South River, down to the Fork and up North River to Fowler's, to Staunton. Michael Dickey, Ben. Harrison, Michael Hogshead, James Gamble, from Court House to Jenning's Gap, then along the Mountain to the Dry River, down the same to the North River, down to Fowler's, thence to Staunton. Alex. Herron, Arthur Trader, Thos. Harrison, John Cunningham, from Fowler's along the road to the County line on the side of North Mountain. Adam Bird and John Thomas, in Brock's Gap to the mountain. Archibald Huston, James Brewster, Thos. Moore, Thos. Lackey, from County Line to Fowler's, then down North River to Mr. Jones's, then along the Picked Mountain to the County line. Henry Long, Daniel Price, Jacob Miller, Jacob Nicholas, from Mr. Jones's to the Picked Mountain, and as low as the County Line on both sides the river to Mouth of South River. Adam Rider and Michael Neese, in the Forests. Andrew Lockridge, Alex. Hamilton, Joseph Waughub, Lanty Graham, on both Rivers of Calfpasture and waters thereof.
- Page 61.--Mathew Armstrong and Lillie ( ) to Jno. Patterson, £117.10, 190 acres in Beverley Manor on a branch of Middle River, line of Robert King's place, cor. said Patterson; cor. Jno. Anderson's line; cor. said King's old place. Teste: John and George Anderson, Charles Baskin. Delivered: Thos. Patterson. 25th June, 1765.
- Page 228.--23d September, 1765. William Baskin and Mary ( ) to Hugh Donaghe (Donaho), 232 acres on a branch of Buffelo Run; corner James Beard, patented to William, 8th February, 1749. Teste: Edward Sampson, James Gamwell, Thos. Patterson. Delivered: Grantee, 9th Dec., 1803.
- Page 495.--21st August, 1767. Ruben Moore ( ) and Ann, of Frederick County, to Rubin Harrison, £100, 400 acres on the Dry Fork of Smith's Creek, patented to John Harrison, deceased, 10th February, 1748 who devised the same to said Ann, Delivered: Thomas Patterson by your order, January, 1773.
- Vol. 1 - AUGUST, 1767 (D). - John Cawley and Margaret, his wife, late Margaret Woods, vs. Thomas Patterson.--Writ, 13th July, 1767.
- Vol. 1 - NOVEMBER 15, 1768. - (474) Constable: Thomas Patterson, vice John Dixon.
- Page 305.--17th March, 1770. John Patterson's will--To wife Jane; to grandson John Patterson, son of son Robert; to son John; to son William; to son James; to son Robert; to daughters Agness, Rebecca, Elizabeth. Teste: George Taylor, John Wiley. Proved, 28th March, 1770, by the witnesses. 19th June, 1770, Jane Patterson is granted administration and qualifies (mark), with Thos. Patterson, John Allison. (Note: John Patterson was the uncle of Thomas Patterson)
- Page 150.--23d August, 1773. Joseph Bell's bond (with Thos. and John Patterson) as committee of Jannet Patterson, an idiot.
- Page 199.--__ October, 1773. William Christall (Christal) and Ann ( ) to Charles Harris and Henry Reaburn, 320 acres on Jennings Creek, patented to William, 10th July, 1767. Teste: John Madison, Jr., George Mathews. Thomas Patterson, Richard Madison.
- Page 295.--1st October, 1774. Robert Patterson's will--To son-in-law, Alexander Stuart, Bible; to son, Thomas; to son, John; to son John's children; to granddaughter, Mary Stuart; to grandson, Robert Stuart; to grandson, Robert Patterson. Executor, son Thomas. Teste: John Archer, Daniel Kidd, Edward Hall. Proved, 16th November, 1774, by Kidd, and recorded. Thomas qualified with John Madison, Jr.
- Page 317.--20th March, 1775. Jane and James Alleys bond (with Wm. Lewis, John Hind, Thos. Patterson) as administrators of Hugh Allen.
- Page 305.--8th May, 1776. John Boyd, formerly of Augusta County, to Joseph Douglass, tract patented to Robert Boyd 20th September, 1768, and vested in John as son and right heir of Robert on head of Fisher's Creek, a branch of North River of Shanando; corner Hugh Douglass. Teste: Hugh Donaghe, Thomas Patterson, John Reaburn. William Magill. John Huston. Nathaniel Douglass.
- Page 89.--17th August, 1779. Recorded. James Lessley, Jr.'s, appraisement by Wm. Robertson, Thos. Patterson, Mathew Kinney--Cash in hands of James Lessley, Sr.
- Vol. 2 - Delinquents, Augusta County Levy for 1779: Thomas Paterson, gone.
- Page 97.--Appraisement of David Bell's estate by Andrew Anderson, Thomas Poage, Thos. Patterson, James Crawford, taken 30th March, 1780--Note on Thomas Oliver, insolvent, went a soldier, never returned.
- Page 69.--9th September, 1793. James Crawford's estate appraised by Alex. Nelson, Andrew Anderson, Thomas Patterson, Mathew Kenney, Ro. Kenney.
- Vol. 2 - Marriage Bond - 1794--December 24, John Dixon, Jr., and John Dixon, Sr., surety. John Dickson and Isabella Patterson, daughter of Thomas Patterson.
- Vol. 2 - Marriage Bond - 1795--September 22, Peter Bratton and Mary Patterson, surety. Peter Bratton and Francis Patterson, daughter of Thos. Patterson, deceased.
- Vol. 1 - MAY, 1804 (D to H). - John Dixon vs. George Anderson.--Affidavit, 17th October, 1801, that John Campbell is an inhabitant of Kentucky, and is about to return to that State. Deposition of John states that in 1785 or 1786 he assisted his brother, Robert Campbell, to build a house for defendant. John Patterson and his brother, Thomas Patterson.