Person:George Forbes (1)

George Forbes
b.Abt 1703 of Virginia
Facts and Events
Name George Forbes
Alt Name George Forbis
Alt Name George Forbush
Gender Male
Birth? Abt 1703 of Virginia
Death[1] 2 Nov 1768 Rowan County, North Carolina
Ancestral File Number 366

George Forbes 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 Augusta county, VA

  • George Forbes (Forbush) acquired land in Augusta County on "Beaver Dam Run", which is on the Shenandoah River, sometime prior to the disposition listed below. The deed listing the acquisition does not appear to be listed in Chalkley's [a search of Augusta County Deeds may uncover this record].

Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 5.--6th August, 1748. George Forbush, farmer, and wife Olive, farmer, to Jno. Miller, weaver, Beaver Dam Run, Barnard McHenry's line. Delivered: Jno. Miller, Jr., 3d February, 1755.

Will Abstract

Will Abstracts, Rowan County, North Carolina, Vol. 1, 1753-1805 A:58.
GEORGE FORBIS. Nov. 27, 1768. Wife Olif. Gran-dau: Olif.
Robert, James, George, John Forbis. Elizabeth Jones. Mary Bryan.
Exrs: Sons Robert & James. Wit

Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Vol. 1 - SEPTEMBER, 1746. - John Hite vs. James Gill and George Forbush.--Defendants and plaintiff of Orange County. 18th August, 1743.
  • Vol. 1 - NOVEMBER 21, 1747. - (335) McCuney vs. George Forbush and Olive, his wife.
  • Vol. 1 - APRIL 20, 1748. - (3) Wm. Waldon, John State, Geo. Forbush and Chas. Daley, appraisers.
  • Page 106.--26th August, 1748. Samuel Adams' appraisement by George Forbush, John States, Wm. Walling.
  • Vol. 1 - NOVEMBER 19, 1766. - (340) Wm. Herbert, gent., qualified administrator of Robert Andrew. George Forbes, appraiser.
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