Person:Isaac Liptrap (1)

Isaac Liptrap
b.abt. 1752
  • HIsaac Liptrapabt 1752 - 1819
  • WMary Bright1763 - aft 1850
m. 29 Jul 1785
  1. James Anthony Liptrap1786 - Aft 1870
  2. Sarah Liptrap1789 - 1880
  3. Isaac Liptrap1793 - 1814
  4. Thomas Bright Liptrap1797 - 1873
  5. Nancy Liptrap1798 - 1833
  6. George Bright Liptrap1800 - 1863
  7. Elizabeth 'Betsy' Liptrap1803 - aft 1850
  8. John Liptrapabt 1805 - 1841
  9. Jane Liptrap1810 - 1850
Facts and Events
Name Isaac Liptrap
Gender Male
Birth? abt. 1752
Marriage 29 Jul 1785 Augusta County, Virginiato Mary Bright
Death? 1819 Moffetts Creek, Augusta County, Virginia

Isaac Liptrap was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA


Isaac Liptrap's land (Borden Tract NE, 150 acres acquired from Robert Wasson in 1806. Wasson had previously acquired this 150-acre tract from Hugh McFadden in 1770, which was part of James McNutt's original 185-acre tract acquired in 1753) as shown on the map meticulously drawn by J.R. Hildebrand, cartographer. This map is copyrighted©, used by permission of John Hildebrand, son of J.R. Hildebrand, April, 2009.

Acquisition of Land from in Augusta County:

  • Isaac Liptrap purchased land in the Borden Tract in Augusta County from Robert Wasson on March 10, 1806, (11) paying 200 pounds for 150 acres described as follows:
Beginning at three black oak saplings corner to Robert Cooper, thence S. 87°W. 64 poles to a black oak and white oak, N. 3°W. 208 poles crossing a spring run with John Handley's line to 2 hickories saplings, N. 87E. 100 poles to two hickories and a chestnut sapling corner to the said Robert Cooper, thence with said Cooper's lines S. 5°W. 135 poles crossing said spring run to a post, S. 16°E. 28 poles to two chestnut oaks and S.13°W. 105 poles to the beginning. [Source: Isaac Liptrap genealogy, website of Jim Liptrap (].

Records of Isaac Liptrap in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Vol. 2 - Marriage Bond in Augusta County - 1785--June 28, Isaac Liptrap and Mary Bright, daughter of George Bright; surety, John Bright; witnesses, Henry Lawrence, Elijah Brumfield.
  • Vol. 2 - Marriage in Augusta County - 1785, July 29th--By Rev. Archibald Scott: Isaac Liptrap and Mary Bright.
  • Vol. 2 - JUDGMENTS. - SEPTEMBER, 1790 (H to Z). - Alexander McClenachan vs. Isaac Liptrap--Agreement, 15th March, 1788, of rental of Alexander's farm in Rockbridge. Writ, 7th November, 1789.