Person:James Armstrong (40)

James Armstrong
d.6 October 1759 Augusta County, Virginia
m. abt. 1723
  1. Robert Armstrong, Jr.1723 - 1811
  2. James Armstrong1725 - 1759
m. abt. 1754
  1. Lydia Armstrong1755 - 1817
  2. Jean Armstrongabt 1757 -
  3. James Armstrongabt 1759 -
Facts and Events
Name James Armstrong
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1725
Marriage abt. 1754 to Sarah Unknown
Burial[1] 1759 Armstrong Cemetery, Churchville, Augusta County, Virginia
Death[1] 6 October 1759 Augusta County, Virginia

James Armstrong 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 472.--22d November, 1753. Captain Robert Armstrong and Lydia to James Armstrong, 1753, 70 acres, part of tract patented to Robert on Middle River where he now lives. Delivered: Sampson Archer, March, 1759. (Note: land given to James Armstrong by his father, Capt. Robert Armstrong).
  • Page 387.--Patent to James Armstrong, 12th May, 1757. Patented to Robert Armstrong, deceased, and conveyed by him to his son James, 22d November, 1753.

Will of James Armstrong

  • Page 341.--7th October, 1759. James Armstrong's nuncupative will Wife, Sarah (pregnant); daughters, Liddy and Jean. Executors, wife Sarah and Bro. Robt. Armstrong. Teste: Thomas Lloyd, Samuel Archer. Proved, 21st November, 1759, by witnesses, and executors qualified, with Sampson Archer, James Bell.
  • Vol. 1 - FEBRUARY 17, 1762. - (156) Rob. Armstrong is appointed guardian of Lydia, James and Jane Armstrong orphans of James Armstrong.

Records of James Armstrong in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Vol. 2 - FEE BOOKS OF AUGUSTA COURT - 1750-51; page 161, James and Robert Armstrong, Ormond's sons, (November, 1751), vs. Kinkade.
  • Vol. 1 - MARCH 17, 1753. - (448) Robert Armstrong, qualified Capn. of Foot; James Armstrong, qualified Lieut. of Foot.
  • Page 262.--27th March, 1753. Robert Armstrong's will, yeoman--Eldest son, James, possessed of 350 acres for which the Government is paid, therefore testator gives him no more; son, Robert, all lands and moveables; executor, wife Lydia. Teste: Jno. Jones, Jhorn (?) Armstrong, Sampson Archer. Proved, 20th April, 1753, by Jones and Armstrong. Executor qualified (with Jho. Armstrong, James Gamwell).
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    James Armstrong

    Birth: 1725
    Death: Oct. 6, 1759
    Augusta County
    Virginia, USA

    Here lies the body of
    James Armstrong
    Departed this Life in the
    Twenty Eight year of His
    age October the Sixth 1759