Person:James Crockett (11)

James Crockett
m. 1729
  1. John Crockett1730 - 1800
  2. Archibald Crockett1732 - Abt 1804
  3. Jean Crockett1733 -
  4. Samuel CrockettBet 1736 - 1739 -
  5. James Crockettbef 1741 - 1813
  6. Alexander Crockettbef 1745 - Abt 1781
  7. Robert Crockett, Jr.1745 - 1801
  8. Andrew Crockettabt 1747 - 1835
  • HJames Crockettbef 1741 - 1813
  • WMartha GayAbt 1745 - 1810
m. Abt. 1765
Facts and Events
Name James Crockett
Gender Male
Birth[1] bef. 12 JUL 1741 Tinkling Spring, Augusta County, Virginia[Date of Baptism]
Baptism[2] 12 JUL 1741 Tinkling Spring, Augusta County, Virginia{Baptised by Rev. John Craig]
Marriage Abt. 1765 prob. Virginiato Martha Gay
Death? 1813 Clark County, KentuckyProbate date. SeeTranscript:Will of James Crockett, Clark County KY, 1813

James Crockett was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Baptism at Tinkling Spring

James Crockett is listed in the Tinkling Spring List of Baptisms in Augusta County, Virginia on 12 July 1741.


Transcript:Will of James Crockett, Clarker County KY, 1813


Acquisition of Land from A History of Rockbridge County, VA, by Oren Frederic Morton:

  • Robert Crockett acquired 370 acres in the Calfpasture area of Augusta County, VA for $41.15, later sold, 1760, by pioneer's sons—James (Martha) and Robert, Jr., (Janet), both of Mecklenburg county, North Carolina—to William Thompson for $200—295 acres sold by Thompson, 1767, for $166.67. Thompson sold part of the land back to James Crockett in the following transaction:

Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 479.--19th August, 1767. William Thompson and Jean to James Crocket, £50, 295 acres, part of 370 acres first surveyed for Robert Crocket, deceased, on the Calfpasture above Jameson's land, pines on Mill Creek, Davise's land, said Thompson's corner. Delivered: James Crockett, 14th October, 1773.
  • Page 74.--10th October, 1774. John Ramsey and Margaret and Andrew Crockett, of Mecklenburg County, N. C., to James Crockett, of Augusta, tract on Calfpasture known by name of entry patented to Margret and Andrew Crockett 5th September, 1749.

Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 392.--6th August, 1766. James Crocket and Martha ( ), of Augusta County, and Robert Crocket and Jennet, of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, to William Thompson, £60, 370 acres on Great River of Calfpasture, corner Thomas Gillam's land, crossing Mill Creek; corner John Harry's land. Teste: Benj. Lowry, Thos. Stevenson, John Coffey. Delivered: Wm. Thompson, 24th June, 1784.

Records of James Crockett in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley's:

  • Vol. 1 - MAY 17, 1758. - (147) James Crockett, aged 17, orphan of Robert Crockett, chose Thomas Thompson guardian. Saml. Craig appointed guardian of Jane Bell, infant orphan of James Bell. Lettice Campbell, aged 14, orphan of Gilbert Campbell, chose George Campbell her guardian. Wm. McFeaters appointed guardian to Andrew Crockett, orphan of Robert Crockett.
  • Vol. 1 - MARCH 15, 1768. - (496) Wm. Alexander appointed surveyor of highway, vice Wm. Lowry. Robert Fowler appointed surveyor of highway, vice James McGill. James Crockett appointed surveyor of highway from Painter Gap to Samuel Hodges.
  • Vol. 1 - MAY 18, 1768. - (145) Constables: Geo. McAfee, vice David McGee; John Clemons, vice Wm. Patton; Robt. Fletcher, vice James Crockett.
  • Page 366.--31st March, 1768. James Shaw to John Ramsey, £45, 240 acres on Great Calfpasture, conveyed to Loftus Pullen by James Patton and Jno. Lewis, 17th July, 1745. and to James Shaw by Loftus, 19th August, 1760; corner land formerly in possession of John Miller, now in possession of Jno. Ramsey; corner Robert Bratton. Teste: James Crockett, John Stewart. Delivered: John Ramsey, August, 1770.
  • Page 8.--16th August, 1769. Joseph McClung and Margaraet, of the Cowpasture, to Thomas McClung, planter, £__, 93 acres on Cowpasture, John Moore's land, in possession of John Moore. Teste: James Crockett, James Stevenson, John Jameson.
  1. Wilson, Howard McKnight. The Tinkling Spring, Headwater of Freedom. (Privatetly published by The Tinkiling Spring and Hermitage Presbyterian Churches, pub. Fishersville, Virginia), pg. 472.
  2. Wilson, Howard McKnight. The Tinkling Spring, Headwater of Freedom. (Privatetly published by The Tinkiling Spring and Hermitage Presbyterian Churches, pub. Fishersville, Virginia), pg. 473.