Person:Elijah Gartin (2)

Elijah Gartin
m. 5 March 1751/52
  1. Uriah Gartinest 1755 -
  2. Elijah Garten1758 - 1840
  3. Nathaniel Garton1759 -
  4. Frances Gartinabt 1761 -
  5. Griffith Garten1763 -
  6. Elizabeth Gartinabt 1767 -
  7. Richard Gartinabt 1770 - 1815
Facts and Events
Name Elijah Gartin
Alt Name Elijah Garton
Gender Male
Birth? abt. 1716 of Orange County, Virginia
Marriage 5 March 1751/52 to Frances Dickinson
Death? 1774 Augusta County, Virginia

Elijah Gartin was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Acquisition of Land in Virginia:

  • Page 119 - Elijah Garton, 154 acres, Dry River and Muddy Creek. Adjoining Bryan Muncey. November 26, 1768. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 43].

Will of Wife Frances

Will of Frances (Dickinson) Gartin Brown, dated 1 May 1824 and probated 14 Mar 1825, Todd Co., KY, Bk. A, pg. 271, names her sons Elijah, Nathaniel, Griffith, and William Gartin, daughters Frances Shanklin and Elizabeth Douglas, the heirs of Richard and Uriah Gartin, and her son John Brown Jr.


Elijah Gartin, father of Richard who married Anna Kincaid, was granted 154 acres, Dry River and Muddy Creek, adjoining Bryan Muncy, 12 Nov 1768 (Rockingham Co., Book O of Abstracts of Surveys, p. 119). Elijah died in 1774/5 in Augusta Co. intestate, apparently after a long illness. There is a record of the inventory and sale of Elijah's property on 13 Oct 1775 "at auction", in the 20 May 1777 Court Records, Augusta County, Book 5, p. 500. I do not know who actually ended up with his land. His widow Frances Dickinson Garton m. John Brown on 25 Aug 1778 in Rockingham Co., VA.