Person:Archibald Smithers (1)

Archibald Smithers
b.bef. 1748
  • F.  Smithers (add)
  1. Andrew Smothers1738 - 1824
  2. Elizabeth 'Betty' Smothers1740 - 1824
  3. Archibald Smithersbef 1748 -
  • HArchibald Smithersbef 1748 -
  • W.  Cecilia (add)
Facts and Events
Name Archibald Smithers
Alt Name Archibald Smathers
Alt Name Archibald Smothers
Gender Male
Birth? bef. 1748

Archibald Smithers was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 324.—21st March, 1769. William Lewis and Ann to Archibald Smathers, £15. 100 acres on a branch of James's River called Back Creek, about three miles above Allen's land below Falling Spring Run. Delivered: Archibald Smithers, March, 1778.
  • Page 327.—21st March, 1769. Same to same (William Lewis and Ann to Archibald Smathers), £37.10, 172 acres on Back Creek of James River above Allen's land.

Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 342.--On Back Creek of James River, above Hickman's land, below Falling Spring Run, Archabald ( ) Smithers and Cecilia to Alexander Hamilton. Teste: Samuel Vance, Charles Hamilton, John ( ) Daivs.

Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Page 412.--3d June, 1769. David Graham's estate appraised by John Davis, Archibald Smithers, Wm. Hutcheson. Accounts against, viz., Job Fletcher, Thomas Mann, Robert Vachob, Jas. Fitzpatrick.
  • Page 20.--17th November, 1772. Andrew Sutlington's bond (with James Gay, Archibald A. Smithers) as administrator of William Sutlington.
  • Page 44.--21st November, 1772. Recorded. James Gregory's appraisement by William Hutcheson, Archibald Smithers, John Vance.
  • Vol. 1 - AUGUST 18, 1778. - (340) Commission for priv. examination of Cecilia, wife of Archibald Smithers, as to land conveyed to Alexr. Hamilton.
  • Vol. 1 - AUGUST, 1779 (E). - Archibald Smithers vs. John Bodkin and Thomas Nealle.--Writ, 19th March, 1778. Botkin draughted to the fort.