Person:Adam Jordan (1)

Adam Jordan, of the Bullpasture
b.bef. 1734
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Name Adam Jordan, of the Bullpasture
Gender Male
Birth? bef. 1734

Adam Jordan was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Processioning List of 1756

"Processioning" was the periodic review and agreement of property lines between settler's lands. Processioning Lists are useful in determining the general area of a settler’s lands and their neighbors at specific time periods:

  • Vol. 2 - Page 172.--1756: Processioned by Lofty Pullan and Richard Botkin, on Cowpasture and Bullpasture, viz: For Thomas Feemster, present Alex Black; for John Jackson; for Alex. Black, present James Knox; for Wallis Estill; for George Lewis; for Richard Boatkin, present Adam Jurden; for John McCreery.

Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:(unless otherwise listed)

  • Vol. 2 - DELINQUENTS. 1755--List of Robert Breckinridge, Sheriff: Adam Jorden.
  • Vol. 1 - NOVEMBER, 1755. - Adam Jordan vs. Docherty.--Account 1756.
  • Vol. 1 - JUNE 15, 1757. - (364) Adam Jordan appointed Constable in Bull Pasture.
  • 1757, Aug. 12 - Jordan, Adam - Receipt to William Preston for £1 9s being his pay prior to May 1, 1757. D.S. 1p. 6QQ78.
  • Vol. 1 - AUGUST, 1758. - Samuel Ferguson vs. Adam and Sarah Jordan.--Slander. Adam Jordan and Sarah, his wife. Process executed by Samuel Mathews. Richard Botkin, bail. Part of the charge was that Ferguson was a runaway from Pennsylvania and from Ireland.
  • Vol. 1 - AUGUST, 1758. - Samuel Ferguson vs. Adam Jordan and Sarah.--Sarah said Samuel was a thief and a wizard (meaning he had a secret, sinful, wicked and unlawful communication and correspondence with the devil.
  • Vol. 1 - MAY 18, 1762. Page (208) John Hicklin appointed Constable, vice Adam Jordan.