Facts and Events
Thomas Poage was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
Thomas Poage's land (Beverley Manor NE, 262 acres sold to Thomas by his father, Robert Poage) as shown on the map meticulously drawn by J.R. Hildebrand, cartographer. This map is copyrighted©, used by permission of John Hildebrand, son of J.R. Hildebrand, April, 2009.
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 144.--16th August, 1759. Robt. Poage (Poock) to his son, Thos. Poage, £5, 262 acres, part of 772 acres in Beverley Manor where Robert now lives; John Poage's line; corner Williams, joining Lewis; corner Wm. Lewis; Wm. Poage's line. Teste: Francis Brown, Jno. Anderson. Delivered: Jno. Poage, 27th October, 1762.
Land Grant Surveys in Virginia:
- Page 206 - Thomas Poage, 50 acres, being part of a large tract of land called Beverley Manor containing 118,491 acres, formerly granted to William Beverley, Esqr., September 6, 1736, the aforesaid 50 acres of land was petitioned for as lapsed for non-payment of quitrent and granted to Robert Bratton from John Harmon. Adjoining William Lewis. April 2, 1773. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 74].
- Page 206 - Thomas Poage, 98 acres, being part of Beverley Manor. April 2, 1773. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 206].
Will of Thomas Poage
From Chalkley's Augusta County, Virginia Court Records:
Page 257 - - 22nd November, 1802. Thomas Poage's will - - To daughter, Elizabeth; son, Elijah; son, Robert; to son, John; daughter, Ann; daughter, Polly; son, William; to daughter, Agness (single). Executors, son William and John Poage, Sr. Teste: Robert Campbell, John Kerr, Moses Gresham. Proved, 24th January, 1803. Executors qualify.
Records of Thomas Poage in Augusta County, VA
- Page 75.--21st May, 1755. Ephraim Love to Wm. Hopkin, £50, 258 acres, part of 307 acres patented to Jacob Dye, 21st June, 1748, and sold by Dye to Love; corner said Love. Delivered: Thomas Poage, April, 1780.
- Page 147.--16th August, 1759. Robt. Poage to Wm. Poage, £5, 205 acres, part of 772 acres in Beverley Manor as above; corner John Poage; corner Thos. Poage.
- Page 72.--16th November, 1762. William Poage and Ann to John Poage, £100, 205 acres, part of 772 acres surveyed for Robert Poage, Sr., in Beverley Manor where said Poage lives; line of Wallaces land, cor. said John Poages land; cor. Thomas Poages land.
- Page 491.--25th February, 1764. Robert Rodgers to John Johnson. £20, 62 acres on Middle River of Shanandoe, alias Cathey's River, part of 540 acres in Beverley Manor, originally surveyed for Nathan McClure and conveyed by Beverley to George Rodgers and by George to his son Robert, September, 1763. Teste: Robert, John and Thomas Poage. Delivered: Wm. Johnston, September, 1765.
- Page 337.--7th October, 1765. James Lockridgt, of Long Cove Settlement, Granville County, South Carolina, planter, to John Poage, power attorney to make conveyance, p. 322. supra. Teste: Robert Anderson, Thomas Poage. Acknowledged by James before Pat. Calhoun, J. P.
- Page 448.--15th October, 1765. Alex. Craighead and Jeane ( ), of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina (paster), to Archibald Alexander, power attorney to convey a tract of land containing by survey 310 acres. Teste: Pat. Calhoun, John and Thomas Poage. (Name signed Cragehead.)
- Page 513.--7th January, 1767. Jacob Goodpasture's estate appraised, by Thomas Poage, Daniel Dennison, Wm. Wallace.
- Page 513.--22d August, 1767. Peter Hog, attorney at law, to Gabriel Jones, gentleman, £150, on Paage's (Poage's ?) Run, between Thomas and John Poage and Daniel Denniston, being part of tract formerly in possession of Robert Poage and by him granted to John Poage, 1750, and by John conveyed to Peter, 1761, whereon said Peter Hog now dwells, containing 350 acres. Mortgage.
- Page 361.-- November, 1770. George Rodgers' estate, settlement recorded--1769, 23d March, cash paid Thomas Smith for Coffin; cash paid Thomas Poage for flour and butter at the funeral; 1768, 30th June, cash paid Robert Philips for hunting horses; 1768, 10th October, cash paid Hugh Johnston for the corps, cash paid Robert Hartgrove for warning to the funeral; 1769, October, cash paid Owen Sullivan for drawing this account; cash paid for washing, fire, candles, and attendance the corps two days and a night; cash paid Caleb Foulke's bond; cash paid Saml. Hudson's bond; cash paid Andrew Tybout's bond; cash paid Dr. John Watkins; 1768, 16th November, cash received of Benj. Early, James Lessley's wife, ditto Philip Harly.
- Page 308.--2nd May, 1774. John Griffen, silversmith, and Elizabeth, to Alexander Sinclair, merchant, lot 12 in Staunton. Teste: Thomas Jones, Samuel Bell, Thomas Poage.
- Page 60.--14th August, 1775. Thomas Hogshead's estate appraised by Joseph Bell, John Patterson, Thomas Poage.
- Page 216.--20th 8ber, 1773. Robert Poack's will--To sons, John and Thomas, "My real estate, 260 acres, lying upon a branch of Linvel's Creek; to daughter, Martha Woods, 1 pistole; to sons, Robert, George, and William, 1 pistole; to daughters, Elizabeth Crawford, Margaret Robertson, 1 pistole. Executors, William Lewis and son John Poage. Teste: John Craig, Isabella Helena Craig, Charles Baskin. Proved, 16th March, 1774, by John Craig, Clerk, and Baskins. (No administration order.) (Note: Robert Poage was the father of this Thomas Poage).
- Page 226.--3d May, 1790. Inquest upon body of a man found in a field of Maj. Andrew Anderson. Verdict: Is the body of John Peck, son of Andrew Peck, aged between sixteen and seventeen; died by hand of God-- Robert Kenney, Andrew Anderson, James Allen, Jr., Alex. Reed, John Crawford, Thomas Poage, Jr., Jas. Kerr, Jas. Cochran, Thos. Frame, Wm. Crawford, John Campbell, John Gamble. Held in consequence of an order from me in absence of Coroner.--David Stephenson.
- Page 463.--20th February, 1792. Robert Armstrong to Richard Mathews to prosecute a chancery suit in county court against John and Thomas Poage, executors of John Poage, deceased, who was executor with Robert of John Archer.
- Vol. 3 - (abt. 1793) - Page 145.--Patent to James Givens 30th August, 1743. Delivered: Jno. Poage, son of Thos. Poage, 17th January, 1793.
- Page 84.--1st October, 1793. Thos. Poage's will, Jr.--To wife, Jean, 1/2 mill plantation on Falling Spring, which 1/2 was willed to testator by his father; to brother, John. Executors, Rev. John Campbell and brother, John Poage. Teste: Alex. Humphreys, Richard Trother (Strother?), Philip Sholl. Proved, January Court, 1794, by Stother and Sholl. Executors qualify; 3d October, 1793, John Poage, legatee above, relinquishes to widow Jean all claim under the will to any property which came to Thomas through the widow Jean, who was Jane Watkins. (Note: this was the will of Thomas Poage, Jr.).
- Page 86.--9th November, 1793. Mary Poage's will--To son, John; to daughter, Elizabeth Hoge; to daughter, Ann Kinkaid. Executors, friend Thos. Poage and son John Poage. Teste: Thos. Poage, Margaret Allen, Polly Poage, Philip Sholl. Proved, January Court, 1794, by Thos. Poage (who refuses to act as administrator) and Sholl. Jno. Poage qualifies.
- Page 152.--15th March, 1794. Thomas Poage, Jr.'s, estate appraised in Charlotte County by Richard Ganes, Jr., Wm. Penticost, Thos. Rice; 16th June, 1794, appraised in Rockbridge County by William Graham, William McKee, William Lyle.
- Page 370.--26th March, 1804. Agness Poage's will--Father, Thomas Poage, land bequeathed to her by him; to Elizabeth and Thomas Poage, infant children of brother Robt. Poage, of Fayette County, Ky.; brother Elijah Poage to be trustee; to 3 sisters, Elizabeth Wilson, Anne Wood, Polly Wilson; to niece, Nancy Wilson, daughter to Rev. Wm. Willson; to brother, John Poage, of Rockbridge; brother, Elijah, of Kentucky; to brother, William; to my four brothers. Executors, brothers John and William Poage. Teste: John and Rebecca Poage. Proved, 25th June, 1804. Executors qualify.
- ↑ Wilson, Howard McKnight. The Tinkling Spring, Headwater of Freedom. (Privatetly published by The Tinkiling Spring and Hermitage Presbyterian Churches, pub. Fishersville, Virginia), pg. 480.