Person:James Kennedy (61)

James Kennedy
b.Abt. 1735 Northern Ireland
m. bef. 1728
  1. Jane KennedyBef 1728 - Bef 1806
  2. John KennedyAbt 1730 - Aft 1775
  3. Arthur KennedyBef 1734 -
  4. William Kennedy1733 -
  5. James KennedyAbt 1735 - 1825
  6. Anne Kennedyest 1736-1744 -
  7. Andrew Kennedyabt 1741 - 1821
  8. Dr. Joseph Kennedy1742 - bef 1778
  9. Elizabeth Kennedy1748 - 1821
  10. Sarah Kennedyabt 1758 - abt 1830
  11. Catherine Kennedyabt 1762 -
Facts and Events
Name James Kennedy
Gender Male
Birth? Abt. 1735 Northern Ireland
Death? 1825 Paint Lick, Kentucky

James Kennedy 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 206.--26th March, 1763. Alexander Logan and Rachel ( ) to James Kenedy, £35, 237 acres in Borden's tract, Capt. Kenedy's Mill Creek; corner McNuts land; William Berry's line; William Kennedy's corner; John Fulton's line; to Thos. Baird, to Thomas Loggan, John Logan's line. Teste: Wm. Alexander, Hugh Wardlaw, Arthur Graham, William Kenedy. Proved by Archibald Grymes.

Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 514.--21st November, 1763. James Kennedy to James McNutt, £20, 118 acres in Borden's grant on Kennedy's Mill Creek; William Fulton's line, Wm. Beard's and John Loggan's corner. Delivered: Alex. McNutt, 10th September, 1765.
  • Page 64.--11th August, 1765. James Kennedy and Alex. McNutt to Robert McNutt, £37, 158 acres, 2 roods woodland ground (viz., 118 acres. 2 roods, bought of said James Kennedy and 140 acres bought of said Alex. McNutt), in Borden's tract, on Kennedy's Mill Creek; corner Alex. McNutt, James Berry's line; Wm. Berry's line, corner Wm. Clarke, Wm. Fulton's line. Delivered: Robert McNutt, 17th October, 1774.

Records of James Kennedy in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley's:

  • Page 301.--16th May, 1760. Same to William Wilson, £5, 377 acres, part of 92,100; corner Andrew Steel, crossing James Kenneday's Mill Creek; corner Hugh Marten; corner land where Jno. Wilson dwells.
  • Page 143.--17th November, 1761. Joseph ( ) Kennedy to James Wardlaw, £100, 236 acres in Borden's tract, crossing Andrew Duncan's mill dam. George Henderson's land. Teste. Wm., James, Andrew Kennedy, Hugh Wardlaw. Delivered to Andrew Wardlaw, son of James, 2d February, 1791.
  • Page 137.--26th November, 1761. John Lowry's will--Executors, wife, Elizabeth, and John Moore; to wife, Elizabeth; to son, William, 160 acres joining Robt. Lowry; to daughter, Rebeckah Lowry; to sons, John and Robert Lowry, £6 sent with William Parris to Ireland with the benefit of the return and £16 Lake (?) money, to be taught trades; to daughters, Jennet and Elizabeth Lowry, to be paid when of age by their young brothers, David and James Lowry; to sons, David and James, infants, plantation testator lives on. Teste: John Wardlaw, Jas. Kennedy, Hugh Wardlaw, James Wardlaw. Proved, 18th May, 1762, by John, James and Hugh Wardlaw. John Moore refuses to execute. Elizabeth qualifies, with John Moore, Robt. Lowry.
  • Vol. 1 - APRIL 15, 1765. - (334) Court of Claims and Grievances. Robert Bratton, claim for provisions for militia. James Kenaday, sergeant, for self and others, ranging. John Dunlop, provisions. John Dicksin, provisions. James Ewing, provisions. Hugh Fulton, provisions. Saml. McCutcheon, provisions.
  • Page 2.--29th October, 1765. Joseph Wardlaw and Agness to William Wardlaw, £45, 171-1/2 acres in Borden's 92100; corner Joseph Kenady; corner Hugh Martain. Teste: James Kennedy, John Taylor, John and James Wardlaw.
  • Vol. 1 - NOVEMBER 24, 1766. - (384) James Kenady, not found in bailiwick.
  • Vol. 1 - MARCH 23, 1767. - (516) James Kenady, returned moved out of the County.
  • Page 448.--Delivered: William Kenady, son of James Kenady, 6th February, 1786.