Person:Daniel Harrah (1)

Daniel Harrah
b.abt. 1726 Ireland
d.bef 22 Dec 1795 Clark County, Kentucky
  1. Charles Harrahabt 1754 - 1822
  2. Robert O'Harraabt 1754 - 1828
  3. Daniel O'Harra1756 - 1840
  4. William Harrahabt 1758 - 1806
  5. John O'Harraabt 1758 -
  6. Patrick O'Harraabt 1759 - bef 1795
  7. Samuel O'Harraabt 1763 - 1797
Facts and Events
Name Daniel Harrah
Alt Name Daniel O'Hara
Gender Male
Birth? abt. 1726 Ireland
Death[1] bef 22 Dec 1795 Clark County, Kentucky[probate]
Will[1] 12 Aug 1795 Clark, Kentucky, United States
Probate[1] 22 Dec 1795 Clark, Kentucky, United States

Daniel Harrah 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:

  • Daniel O'Hara received a patent 23d May, 1763, on a south branch of the Cowpasture, adjoining tract surveyed to Mathew Penn, now in possession of Isaac Johns. 125 acres of his patent was sold to Alexander Miller in 1767, and this same 125 acres was later sold to Thomas Devericks in 1788.

Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 475.--20th May, 1767. Daniel ( ) Oharra and Elizabeth to Alexander Miller, £24.10, 125 acres on south branch of the Cowpasture River. Teste: Wm. Crow, Henry Key, Jno. Mills. Delivered: Alex. Miller, September, 1769.

Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Page 161.--April, 1750 (doubt about the date). Thomas Fulton's appraisement, by Andrew Hamilton, John Graham, Daniel O'Hara. (Subscribers acknowledge this to be a true copy of our judgment according to our best knowledge of the worth and value and estate of Thos. Fulton. Witness 18th August, 1766.)
  • Page 353.--18th March, 1760. William Campbell's appraisement, by Andw. Hamilton, Jas. Carlile, Daniel O'Hara.
  • Page 413.--8th July, 1760. Robert Ramsey's additional appraisement and sale bill, by Andw. Hamilton, James Calile. James Campbell--To Robt. Hall, James Given, James Hall, James Shaw, Daniel Harrah (O'Hara); to liquor at the vendue; balance due the orphans.
  • Vol. 1 - AUGUST, 1772 (A ?). - Woods vs. Daniel O'Hara and Andrew Kinkead.--Debt. On bond dated 1762, 4th August. Andrew of Albemarle County.
  • Page 155.--7th April, 1788. John Miller and Margret, of Rockingham, to Thomas Devericks, Sr., 125 acres, part of tract patented to Daniel O'haro, 23d May, 1763, on a south branch of the Cowpasture, adjoining tract surveyed to Mathew Penn, now in possession of Isaac Johns.
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Will Abstract, in Clark County, Kentucky Will Book, 1, Secondary quality.

    Daniel O'Harrow
    My sons, Daniel, Samuel, William, Charles, John, and James.
    My daughter, Sarah.
    To Daniel Hackett, son of Nelson and Elizabeth.
    To Daniel O'Harrow, son of William.
    To Daniel O'Harrow, son of James.
    To Daniel O'Harrow, son of John.
    My friends, James Guy and Samuel O'Harrow, Exe.
    Written: 12 August, 1795.
    Witnesses: William Suddett and Samuel Arnett.
    Probated: 22 December, 1795