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m. 3 JUN 1751
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Thomas Poage was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
http://www.mal.net/EarlyPresbyterians/presbiop.htm Rev. Thomas Poage (pre-1770-1793)
Thomas Poage, son of John, Sr., was a promising young minister, who died in 1793. He had recently married a Miss Jane Watkins to whom, and his brother John, he left his estate. The witnesses to the will were the Rev. William Wilson and the Rev. John Poage Campbell. The latter and John Poage were appointed executors. Mr. Campbell's name was originally simply John Campbell, but he added the name Poage on account of his devotion to his friend, Thomas Poage. His will p. 84 of Will Book 8, Augusta County. He is called Thomas Pogue, Jr. to distinguish him from his uncle Thomas: Oct. 1, 1793. To wife, Jean, 1/2 mill plantation on Falling Spring, which was willed to testator by his father; to brother John. Executors, Rev. John Campbell and brother John Poage. Teste: Alex. Humphreys, Richard Trother, Philip Sholl. Proved, Jan Court, 1794, by Strother and Sholl. Executors qualify; 3d Oct. 1793. John Poage, legatee above relinquishes to widow Jean all claim under will to any property which came to Thomas through the widow, Jean, who was Jane Watkins. No children are named in the will. Part of his estate was in Rockbridge County.