Person:George Trout (3)

George Trout, of Pear's Run, South Branch of Shenandoah River, Augusta County, VA
b.Bef. 1735
d.Aft. 1780
  • F.  Trout (add)
  1. Nicholas Trout, of Cub Run on the Shendandoah River, Augusta County, VABef 1729 - Bef 1753
  2. George Trout, of Pear's Run, South Branch of Shenandoah River, Augusta County, VABef 1735 - Aft 1780
  • HGeorge Trout, of Pear's Run, South Branch of Shenandoah River, Augusta County, VABef 1735 - Aft 1780
  • WMary Catherine ClementsBef 1743 -
m. Abt. 1760
  1. David TroutAbt 1765 - Aft 1788
Facts and Events
Name George Trout, of Pear's Run, South Branch of Shenandoah River, Augusta County, VA
Gender Male
Birth? Bef. 1735
Marriage Abt. 1760 to Mary Catherine Clements
Death? Aft. 1780

George Trout 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 Trout received a grant deed of 100 acres of land "on both side South River Shanando, mouth of Pear's Run" on 20 August 1755, as listed in record below.
  • George Trout received a patent for 324 acres of land "on a branch of South River of Shanando on west side of Christian Clemon's land" on 14 February 1761, as listed in record below.

Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 53.--20th August, 1765. George Trout and Mary ( ) to Margaret Barger, £30, on a branch of South River of Shanando on west side of Christian Clemon's land, 324 acres, patented to George, 14th February, 1761. Delivered: Casper Barrier, 3d April, 1769.
  • Page 478.--21st May, 1766. George Trout and Mary ( ) (spelled Troat) to James Craig, £38, 100 acres granted to George by deed, 20th August, 1755, on both side South River Shanando, mouth of Pear's Run. Delivered: James Craig, 30th September, 1774.

Records of George Trout in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley's:

  • Page 4.--22d November, 1753. George Trout's bond as administrator of Nicholas Trout, with sureties Christian Clemmons, Valentine Pence.
  • Vol. 1 - NOVEMBER 22, 1753. - (72) George Trout, brother of Nicholas Trout, qualities on latter's estate--the widow refusing. (Note: this proves that George and Nicholas Trout were brothers).
  • Page 447.--6th December, 1753. Sale bill of Nicholas Trout's estate to, viz: Jno. Love, Jno. Hales, Patrick Wilson, Jno. Walles, Valentine Pence, Wm. Logan, Gasper Faught, Jacob Sink, Andw. Faught, Evan Evans, Pat. Kinney, widow Trout, Nicholas Millberry, Thos. Crawford, Geo. Trout, Jno. Craig. Setttlement of above estate by Geo. Trout, administrator, recorded 21st May, 1766--Cash paid for liquor at the vendue, 5 gallons at 3/; cash paid for liquor at a grubbing frolick, 6 quarts at 9 per quart, £0.5.6.; cash paid for 6 quarts liquor at the funeral, £0.4.6.; paid Teter Couts, Bernard Man. Contra--Received from John Capebritton.
  • Page 335.--16th August, 1756. John Mathews Sr. (Jr ?), and Anne ( ) to Richard Mathews, £10, 300 acres in Forks of James upon Mill Creek, joining George Mathews. Jno. Maxwell's line, cor. Jno. Mathews, Sr. Teste: Jno. Mathews. Jr., Geo. Trout, Ann Mathews, Jr. Delivered: James Lockhart, June, 1757.
  • Page 50.--9th October, 1759. Johan Paul Faught's (John Bellfaught) will--Wife, sole executrix; wife, Mary Katrine; 3 children, Katrine Cleman, Andrew and Casper Faught. Teste: Archd. Huston, Peter Funk, Catrine Funk. Proved, 18th August, 1761, by Huston and Peter Funk. Mary Catrine qualifies, with Christian Cleman, Geo. Trout (signed, Cath. Fought).
  • Page 436.--24th November, 1760. Casper Barger's appraisement, by George Trout, Wm. Kerr, George Patterson.
  • Page 448.--10th September, 1761. John Bellfaught's estate sold at vendue--To Catrina Faught; to Henry Lynor; to Andrew Faught; to Peter Funk; to Caspar Faught; to Henry Colar; to Elizabeth Bruester; to James Waite; to Alex. Kile; to Geo. Trout; to Robt. Reyburn; to Jno. Hines, Geo. Martin, Peter Miller. Robt. Stevens, Edward Rutledge, James Cover, David Menerley. Cash paid Christian Clements for 1 year's board of the widow. Balance due the legatees to be equally divided between Andrew Faught, Casper Faught. and the wife.--Christian Clements. Recorded, 21st May, 1766.
  • Page 196.--20th April, 1763. Isaiah Curry to George Martin, £31, 100 acres on South River Shannando, Christian Clemmans' land. Teste: Samuel Eastlake, John Henderson, George Trout.
  • Page 275.--13th February, 1780. Christian Clemons' (signed in German) will--To wife, Catharine; to son, John, home plantation; to eldest son, Gasper, plantation joining David McNeelly; to my in law, George Trout and his wife, 5 shillings; to Henry Lyner and his wife; to Philip Berger and his wife; to daughter, Catharine, and her son, David Trout; to daughter, Elizabeth. Executors, wife and son-in-law, Henry Lyner. Teste: John Davidson, Robert Stephen, Jno. Surfas. 15th March, 1783, Kathorine refuses to qualify. Teste: Robert Stephen, Jacob (mark) Barrier. Proved, 18th March, 1783, by Robert Stephens and John Surfas. Henry Lyner qualifies.