Facts and Events
Thomas Reeves was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's (unless listed otherwise):
- Page 268.--17th October, 1769. Volintine Sevear to Thomas Reeves £160. Two tracts containing 679--A, containing 375 acres; B, containing 304 acres on northwest side of Long Meadow. Teste: Thomas Moore, Jacob Woodley, Brewer Reeves.
- Page 12 - Thomas Reeves, 300 acres, Long Meadows. Adjoining Brewer Reeves, Michael Holsinger. April 11, 1780. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 100].
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 1 - MAY, 1780 (A). - Valentine Sevier vs. Thomas Reeves.--Chancery. John Sevier was son to Valentine. Thomas was brother to Brewer Reeves. Jonathan Douglas was 57 years old on 3d October, 1772.