William Johnson, of the Bullpasture
Facts and Events
William Johnson was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 69.--21st November, 1759. James Clerk and Wm. Elliote to Wm. Johnson, assignee of John Johnson. Whereas Archbald Elliote, of Anson County, North Carolina, on 20th February, 1758, by power attorney constituted James dark [Clark?]and Wm. Elliott his attorney to make this conveyance. 163 acres on Jackson's River, £60.
- Land Patent: 1761 August 7 - William Johnson: Location: Augusta County: Description: 115 acres on a small branch of the Bull Pasture River. [Source: Land Office Patents No. 34, 1756-1765, p. 900 (Reel 33-34)].
Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 173.--17th February, 1762. William Johnson to Thomas Hamilton, £16.10, 215 acres on a small branch of Bull Pasture. Delivered: Thomas Hamilton, January, 1773.
Records in Augusta County, VA
- Page 588.--18th August, 1762. William Johnson and Mary to John Bollor (also Wm. Johnson and Rose), £50, 163 acres on Jackson's River. Acknowledged by William. [Note: relationship to William Johnson (married to Mary) needs to be explored]
- Page 454.—7th September, 1771. Thomas (mark) Hicklin. Sr.'s will, of the Bull Pasture—To son, Hugh; to son, John, Thomas; to daughters; Rosannah Johnston, Jane Laverty; to daughters, Dinah Botkin, Sarah Black. Executor, eldest son Hugh. Teste: James Bradshaw, Agness Bradshaw, Wm. Steward. Proved, 20th November, 1771, by the witnesses. Executor qualifies with Charles Lewis, John Wilson. [Note: Thomas Hicklin was the father-in-law of William Johnson]
1.5 Roscanna HICKLIN
Birth: 1732, Chester County, Pennsylvania
Spouse: William JOHNSON
Marr: 1752, Augusta County, Virginia