Person:Jacob Thomas (22)

Jacob Thomas
b.est. 1695-1705
m. est. 1690-1700
  1. Jacob Thomasest 1695-1705 - 1752
m. bef. 26 November 1751
  1. Elizabeth Thomasabt 1752 -
Facts and Events
Name Jacob Thomas
Gender Male
Birth? est. 1695-1705
Marriage bef. 26 November 1751 Augusta County, Virginiato Eve Elizabeth Jones
Death? January 1752 Augusta County, Virginia

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


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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 716.--6th February, 1749-50. Christopher Franciscus, Sr., of Lancaster County, Penna., to Jacob Thomas, 185 acres. On Shannadore and Cub Run, part of Christopher's 3,000-acre tract, mouth of Cub Run. Teste: Christopher Franciscus, der Junger. Teste: Nicholas Moll (mark). Signed also Anna Margaret Franciscus. Delivered: Jacob Miller, February, 1753.

Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 515.--17th February, 1761. Elizabeth Thomas, infant, only daughter and heir-at-law of Jacob Thomas, deceased, by John Madison, her guardian, to Jacob Miller, Jr. Whereas Jacob, in 1751, purchased of Nicholas Null 185 acres on Cub Run on Shanandoe River for £25 sometime prior being purchased by Null from Jacob Thomas and it was agreed that Jacob Thomas should convey to Jacob Miller, but Thomas died intestate, leaving Elizabeth, only child and heir; chancery suit brought, and on May, 1755, decree for conveyance by Elizabeth, 185 acres, part of Francisco's 3000 acres, and whereon said Miller now lives. Delivered: Jacob Miller, May, 1769.

Estate Records of Jacob Thomas

  • Page 461.--15th November, 1752. Jacob Thomas' appraisement.

Records of Jacob Thomas in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Page 182.--17th May, 1749. Robert Scott to Mathew Thompson, Jr. Stormy Lick Branch, Jacob Thomas. Patented to Robert, 5th March, 1747. Teste: George Scott, Robt. Hook, Wm. Lamb, Ann. wife of Robert.
  • Page 160.--18th May, 1749. Jacob Thomas' bond as administrator of Jacob Thomas, with sureties Jacob Coger (Kogar), Ludwick Franciscus. (Note: appears to be Jacob's father)
  • Page 393.--26th November, 1751. Jacob Thomas' bond as administrator of John Windlekite, with sureties Henry Long, Jacob Miller.
  • Vol. 1 - MAY, 1755. - Jacob Miller vs. Jacob Thomas.--Miller bought land in December, 1740, from Nicholas Null, who had bought from Jacob Thomas, who died January, 1752, leaving his only daughter Elizabeth, an infant, his heir-at-law. Samuel Patton vs. Nathan McClure.--Bond dated 1753.