Person:Charles Harris (52)

Charles Harris
b.est. 1737-1747
  • HCharles Harrisest 1737-1747 -
  • WJean ChristallEst 1745-1755 -
m. bef. 1772
Facts and Events
Name Charles Harris
Gender Male
Birth? est. 1737-1747
Marriage bef. 1772 to Jean Christall

Charles Harris 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 224.--24th January, 1772. William Christall and Anne ( ) to Henry Reaburn and Charles Harris, their sons-in-law, £150; William divides 320 acres whereon he now lives between Henry and Charles equally. Teste: William and Margaret Edmiston.
  • Page 199.--__ October, 1773. William Christall (Christal) and Ann ( ) to Charles Harris and Henry Reaburn, 320 acres on Jennings Creek, patented to William, 10th July, 1767. Teste: John Madison, Jr., George Mathews. Thomas Patterson, Richard Madison.

Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 202.--Henry Reaburn and Margaret ( ) and Charles Harris and Jean, to James Camphell, conveys above. (Note: follows the record dated October, 1773, listed above).

Followed by these records:

Page 227.--16th October, 1773. Privy examination of Margaret, wife of Henry Reaburn, and Jean, wife of Chas. Harris.
Page 229.--16th October, 1773. Same as to Ann Christall, wife of William.

Records of Charles Harris in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Vol. 1 - 1769. - Michael Bowyer's account as Jailor allowed for insolvent fees for 1769: Charles Harris, in goal for debt, 20 days.
  • Page 477.--11th January, 1772. Be it known to all persons to whom it may Concern, that whereas Simon Casedy hath taken a Liberty to spread some Slanderous Reports upon John Hall's Daughter concerning her Chasity and on Robert Wiley Concerning Stealing or taking of Bells Clendestantly, and, on being Convicted thereof, he doth hereby freely Acknowledge his fault that what he said was Positively false, malicious and without foundation, and that he is Heartily sorry for the same to which he hath subscribed this 11th of January, 1772.--Simon Casidy. Teste: John Poage, Moses Wall, Chas. Harris, and several others.
  • Augusta Co. VA, DB 18, 224. 24 Jan. 1772. William and Margaret Edmiston witness an acknowledgement of debt between William and Ann Christall and their son-in-laws Henry Reaburn and Charles Harris.
  • (abt. 1776) - Charles Harris of Capt. Moffett's Compy. is Ecempt. from mustering in future.
  • Vol. 2 - Delinquents, Augusta County Levy for 1779: Charles Haris, gone. (listed among many others).