Person:Hugh Campbell (25)

Hugh Campbell, of Augusta Co., VA
m. Abt 1700
  1. Charles Campbell1703 - Bef 1775
  2. Hugh Campbell, of Augusta Co., VA1714 - 1774
  • HHugh Campbell, of Augusta Co., VA1714 - 1774
  • WEsther McGill1720 -
m. Bef 1740
  1. Sarah CampbellAbt 1740 - 1790
  2. Hugh CampbellAbt 1741 -
  3. Jane Campbell1743 - Bef 1838
  4. Robert Campbell1745 -
  5. Robert Campbell1745 - Aft 1809
  6. William Campbell, of Augusta & Botetourt Co., VA1747 - Bef 1818
  7. Esther CampbellAbt 1749 - Abt 1813
  8. Martha CampbellAbt 1752 -
  9. Charles Campbell1753 -
  10. Charles Campbell1759 - 1843
Facts and Events
Name Hugh Campbell, of Augusta Co., VA
Gender Male
Birth? 1714 Coleraine, Ireland
Marriage Bef 1740 Poss. Virginiato Esther McGill
Death? Dec 1774 Augusta County, Virginia

Hugh Campbell was one of the early settlers of Old Augusta


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Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Hugh Campbell received a patent for 400 acres on "Naked Creek" on 25 Sept. 1746 in Augusta County, VA, as referenced in first transaction listed in "Dispositions", below:
  • Page 512 - 19th March 1755. James Trotter and Mary to Hugh Campbell, 50 pds., 268 acres on Naked Creek, Michael Dickey's line; conveyed to Trotter by James Wood, 18th August 1749.
  • 1757, 16 Aug: Hugh Campbell Patented 160 acres on Fowler's Branch between Naked Creek and North River, Augusta Co., VA. Deeded to John Hair Sr., 160 acres on Fowler's Branch of North River Shanando, between Naked Creek and North River, patented 16 Aug 1757. Wits. Andrew ALEXANDER, Michael DICKEY, James ALLEN. Delivered Jan 1763. Source:

Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 189.--Hugh Campbell to John Young. Naked Creek, part of 400 acres patented to Hugh, 25th September, 1746. Teste: John Francis, Alexander Blair, Wm. Preston, Esther, wife of Hugh.
  • Page 243.--11th April, 1751. Hugh Campbell, yeoman, to William Alexander, farmer, 400 acres, on Naked Creek; corner Michael Dickey, Esther, wife of Hugh. Teste: Wm. Brown, Michael Dickey, John Hear (Ker?), John Alexander.
  • Page 24.—20th March, 1770. Hugh Campbell to James Campbell, £5, 5 acres on Andersons Branch of North River of Shanandore, part of a larger tract, Robert Fowler's line. Teste: John and William Campbell, John McPheetters.

The following listed consecutively in Chalkleys:

  • Page 291.--439 acres patented to James Young 1st February, 1781.
  • Page 297.--Part of 200 acres patented to Hugh Campbell 25th September, 1746, and by him conveyed to William Alexander, and become property of James Alexander, heir-at-law.


From Chalkley's:

  • Page 342.--19th March, 1771. Hugh Campbell's will--To wife, Esther; to 3 sons and 2 daughters, William, Hugh, Charles, Esther, Marthew [s/b Martha]; to son, Robert. Executors, John Magill, Wm. Campbell. Teste: Andrew Scott, Robert Fowler, John Davis. 18th January. 1775--Dedimus to Danl. and Abraham Smith to examine Robert Fowler. Executed 6th February, 1775. Proved, 17th January, 1775, by John Davis. Dedimus for Robert Fowler who is very sick. Administration granted to William Campbell, no bond. 22d March, 1775--Proved by Fowler's deposition and recorded. John Magill qualifies with Abraham Smith, Saml. Gibson. Page 345.--16th March, 1775. Hugh Campbell's estate appraised by John Gratton, James Magill, Edward Erwin, Edward Shanklin.

Hugh Campbell MAY be a son of Robert Campbell, who married Margaret and died in Augusta County, VA in 1760. More research may be necessary to definitively prove this relationship.

Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley's: [unless otherwise listed]

  • 29 May 1751 O. S., p. 574 - Ordered that John Davis John Erwin and Thomas Turk mark a way from John Davis's Mill to Wood's New Cleared Gap and that John King with Andrew Erwin, John McGill, William McGill, Robert Fowler, Hugh Campbell, John Erwin, Edward Erwin, Robert Carscaden Edward Erwin, Francis Erwin, William Frame, Benjamin Erwin, Charles Campbell, Robert Campbell Wm Brown, Michael Dickey, Robert Brown, Henry Smith, Hugh Diver, Charles Diver, David McCammis, John Davis, Daniel Smith, James Anderson John Frances, Wm Alexander, Robert Gamble, Andrew Combs, James Patterson, Francis Brown, and Gabriel Pickens Set up posts of Directions & Clear & keep the Same in repair According to Law. [Source: Augusta County, Virginia Road Orders]
  • 20 May 1752 O. S., p. 248 - On the Motion of Sundry the Inhabitants It is Ordered that a Road be Cleared from Jenning's to Swift run Gap and that Sampson Archer and John Young mark the sd Road from the begining to the North River & that John Hare and Hugh Campbell mark it from thence to Swift Run Gap, and that Wm Hogshead be Overseer of the sd Road from the begining to the Long Glade, John Francis to the sd North River and that Patrick Frazier to the Main Road that Leads to the sd Swift run Gap and that with the Adjacent titheables they Clear and keep the Same in repair According to Law. [Source: Augusta County, Virginia Road Orders]
  • Page 280.—15th November, 1758. Accounts against estate of William Magill paid by Hugh Campbell and Robt. Cravens. Legacies paid, viz: To James, John, William, Margaret McGill, Hugh Campbell, John Jones, Robert Dickson, John Berry, Ro. Fouller (to each of these £9, 1, 6). [Note: William Magill/McGill was the father-in-law of Hugh Campbell]


Name Hugh CAMPBELL1891 Birth 1714, Coleraine, Ireland3138 Death Dec 1774, Augusta County, Virginia Death bet 19 Mar 1771-1775

Spouses 1 Esther MAGILL Birth abt 1720 Death abt 1784, Augusta County, Virginia Father William MAGILL (~1690-1749)

Marriage Ireland

1775 Estate:3042 Hugh Campbell's estate appraised by John Gratoon, James Magill, and John Huston.