Person:Jacob Miller (82)

Jacob Miller, of Rockingham County, VA
  • HJacob Miller, of Rockingham County, VAabt 1762 -
  • WAgnes Hemphillest 1765 -
m. 1795
  1. Mary Milleraft 1795 -
  2. John Milleraft 1795 -
  3. Benjamin Milleraft 1795 -
Facts and Events
Name Jacob Miller, of Rockingham County, VA
Gender Male
Birth? abt. 1762 Augusta County, Virginia
Marriage 1795 prob. Rockingham County, Virginiato Agnes Hemphill

Jacob Miller was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Vol. 2 - Kyle vs. Smith--O. S. 283; N. S. 100--Bill, 5th May, 1816, by Jeremiah Kyle of Rockingham. He has lately become the owner of the lands devised by Samuel Hemphill, Sr., to his son, Samuel Hemphill, Jr. (Samuel, Sr. had also two other sons, John and Robert). Robert has sold to Henry Smith, who has conveyed to his son, Abraham Smith. Jacob Miller and Agnes, his wife, is one of defendants. (Is Agness daughter of Samuel Hemphill, Sr.?) Deed, 20th June, 1809, by John, Samuel (and Clarinda, his wife) Hemphill, Jacob Miller and Agness, his wife, all of Rockingham, to Robert Hemphill of Rockingham, tracts on East Branch of Cook's Creek Patent to Samuel Hemphill, 20th July, 1768; also 1st September, 1780. Also Patent to Robert Cravens, 10th February, 1748, all devised to grantors. This deed has no certificate of record. Will of Samuel Hemphill of Rockingham. Eldest son, John, lands adjoining Benj. Smith, widow Bibber and Thos. Harrison, deceased, and John Pottorff, one bedroom in the house with privilege at any of the fireplaces in the house; daughter, Agnes Miller, and 3 children, second son, Robert; youngest son, Samuel; grandchildren, Mary, John and Benjamin Miller. Dated 19th March, 1802. Recorded in Rockingham, April, 1809. William Wretchford deposes 13th June, 1817, aged 68. George Argenbright deposes 13th June, 1817, aged 59. George Argenbnght, Jr., deposes 13th June, 1817, aged 38 or 39.


It is suspected that this Jacob Miller may be a son of Jacob Miller and Elizabeth Cravens. More research necessary.

  1.   United States. 1810 U.S. Census Population Schedule.

    Name: Jacob Miller
    Home in 1810 (City, County, State): Harrisonburg, Rockingham, Virginia
    Free White Persons - Males - Under 10: 2
    Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 15: 1
    Free White Persons - Males - 26 thru 44 : 1
    Free White Persons - Males - 45 and over: 2 [b. 1765 or before]
    Free White Persons - Females - Under 10: 1
    Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 15: 1
    Free White Persons - Females - 26 thru 44: 1
    Number of Household Members Under 16: 5
    Number of Household Members Over 25: 4
    Number of Household Members: 9