Person:James Lockhart (3)

James Lockhart, of Beverley Manor
  • HJames Lockhart, of Beverley Manor1693 - 1767
  • WMargaretbef 1696 - 1760
m. 1714
  1. Jacob Lockhart1715 - 1785
  2. Margaret LockhartAbt 1718 -
  3. James LockhartAbt 1718 -
  4. John LockhartAbt 1723 -
  5. Charles LockhartAbt 1725 - Bef 1767
  6. William LockhartAbt 1730 - 1795
  7. Patrick LockhartAbt 1733 - Abt 1809
  8. Randall "Rondell" Lockhart1737 - 1776
  9. Mary Lockhartest 1740 - Bef 1782
Facts and Events
Name James Lockhart, of Beverley Manor
Gender Male
Birth? 7 June 1693 Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Marriage 1714 to Margaret
Death? 1767 Augusta, Virginia, United States
Alt Death? 1775 Virginia, United States

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


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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA


James Lockhart's land (Beverley Manor SW, 624 acres, 1748) as shown on the map meticulously drawn by J.R. Hildebrand, cartographer. This map is copyrighted©, used by permission of John Hildebrand, son of J.R. Hildebrand, April, 2009.

Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 28.--Wm. Beverley to James Lockhart, farmer, Beverley Manor, tract surveyed for ye congregation; corner David Campbell. Teste: James Patton, W. Russell, Jno. Madison, Thos. Lewis, Jno. Buchanan, 17th June, 1748. (Note: this is apparently the 624-acre tract referenced in the records below).
  • Page 828.--3d April, 1750. Wm. Beverley to John Madison and James Lockhart, Gents., Church Wardens, hill above a spring, joining lots X and XI. 2-3/8 acres, as a place to erect and build a church, adjacent to Staunton. Teste: Wm. Russell, Jno. Rutlidge, Thos. Henderson.

Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 251.--16th May, 1761. James Lockhart to his son William Lockhart, £5, 324 acres, part of 624 conveyed to James by Beverley, 17th June. 1748; cor. to part of tract belonging to Patrick Lockhart; cor. David Campbell. Teste: James Hughes, Ranl. Lockhart. Delivered: William Lockhart, April, 1767.
  • Page 256.--16th May, 1761. James Lockhart to his son Patrick Lockhart, £5, 300 acres of 624 preceding on head branch of Middle River of Shannandoe; line of the Meeting House land; cor. Perrey's land; cor. William Lockart's part of said tract. Delivered: Pat. Lockhart, April, 1767.

Processioning List of 1747/48, 1755 & 1759

"Processioning" was the periodic review and agreement of property lines between settler's lands. Processioning Lists are useful in determining the general area of a settlers lands and their neighbors at specific time periods:
  • Vol. 2 - LIST OF MUSTERS, (abt. 1742) - Capt. John Willson's Lists: John Wilson, Captain; Sam Calehison, Nathan Lusk, John Shields, John Greer, John Patterson, George Davison. John Hunter, Wm. Hunter, James Hunter, John Rusk, James Clark, Wm. Vance, Rob Croket, John Trumble, Wm. King, Sa. Walace, John Spear, Thomas Peery, Alex. McConnel, Rob. Young, James Young, Jacob Lockard, Patt. Cook, James Lockard, William McCutcheon, James McCutcheon, Rob. McCutcheon, Alex. Crocket, Wm. Camble, Nathl. Davis, James Philip, John Barclay, James Lusk, James Trumble, Benj. Walker, Wm. Leadgerwood, Morris Offral, Rob Davies, John Brown, Wm. McClantok, Wm. Johnson, John Young, Hugh Young, Thos. Kirkpatrick, David Camble, John McCutcheon.
  • Vol. 2 - Page 22.--William McFeters and Patrick Martin report, viz (viz: 1747-8): Processioned for James Bell, Maurice Ofrail; Wm. King, Samuel Wallace, Hugh Young, John Trimble, Wm. McFeters, Jacob Lockhart, Thos. Kirkpatrick, James Clerk, John McCery, Nathan Patterson, Capt. John Wilson, Robert Campbell, Andrew Pickens and Wm. Martin, Robert Campbell, David Campbell, James Lockhart, David Cunningham, Alex. Campbell, Patrick Cook, Patrick Martin. These not processioned, viz: Jas. Bell, John Risk, Capt. John Wilson, John McCutcheon.
  • Vol. 2 - Page 154.--1755: John Risk and John Shields processioned as follows, viz: For Robert Campbell, for James Hunter, for James Trotter, for John Shields, for James McCutchion, for Widow Campbell, for Widow Campbell, for Wm. Hunter, for Saml. McCutchen, for Thos. Berry, for John McCutchion, for David Campbell, for Wm. Campbell, for Wm. Ledgerwood. for James Moffet, for Nathl. Davies, for Nichs. Leeper, for Danl. Downey, for George Peny, for Saml. Sprowl, for Thos. Kirkpatrick, for Jno. Kirkpatrick, for Jno. Risk, for Jno. Risk, for Jno. Risk, for James Clark, for John Shields, Jr., for David Cunningham, for Chas. Berry, for James Callison, for James Marten, for Josiah Richarts, for David Hays, for Alex. McFeeters, for James Gilmore, for James Lockhart, for Alex. Richey, for Jacob Lockhart, for John Peny, for Mathew Willson, for John Willson, for Widow Patterson, for John McCillery, for James McCillery, for Arter Hamilton, for Wm. Buntin, for Robert Gamel, for Jno. Buchanan, for Patrick Cooks (deceased), for David Richey; Wm. Brown (said he was going to leave his land and didn't care about it).
  • Vol. 2 - Page 260.--1759: Processioned by James Gilmore and Samuel McCutcheon, viz: For David Cunningham, for Mathew Wilson, for John Buchanan, for Charles Berry, for Robert Gaml, for Thos. Berry, for David Hays, for James Bower, for Alex. Campbell, for Wm. Campbell, for James Moffett, for Arthur Hamilton, for Samuel Downey, for James Callison, for Alex. McFeeters, for David Campbell, for James McCutcheon, for John McCutcheon, for Wm. McCutcheon, for Wm. Sprowl, for Wm. Martin, for James Trotter, for Samuel McCutcheon, for Wm. McCutcheon, Jr., for James Hunter, for Robert Campbell, for John Risk, for James Gilmore, for Francis Donalay, for Wm. Ledgerwood, for Capt. James Lockhart, for Wm. Hunter.

Records of James Lockhart in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley's Augusta County Records:

  • Vol. 2 - AUGUSTA PARISH VESTRY BOOK. - Page 1.--On __ _____, 1746, Commission from Gooch to the Sheriff to Elect Twelve of the most able men of the Parish to be sworn a Vestry, the Sheriff caused to come to the Court House all the Freeholders and Housekeepers, who elected James Patton, John (S) Buchanan, John Madison, Patrick Hayes, John Christian, John Buchanan, Robert Alexander, Thomas Gordon, James Lockhart, John Archer, John Mathews, John Smith, who qualify.
  • Vol. 2 - AUGUSTA PARISH VESTRY BOOK. - Page 1.--6th April, 1747: First meeting. Present, viz: James Patton, John Madison, and all the others. They accept Rev. John Hindman conditionally, viz: That he will not insist on the Parish's purchasing Glebe lands. Building a glebe and such other necessaries as are prescribed by law for the space of two years until the Parish be more able to Bear such charges, and that he agree to preach in this Court House and in People's Houses of the same persuasion in the different quarters of the Parish as shall be most convenient, and that he administer the Sacrament in the Court House instead of a Church and in different quarters of the Parish as aforesaid unless the Governor thinks proper to reverse the same, which shall not be by complaint of said Hindman or any person for him. John Madison unanimously chosen clerk. Robert Alexander and James Lockhart chosen Church Wardens.
  • Vol. 2 - AUGUSTA PARISH VESTRY BOOK. - Page 3.--20th July, 1747: Vestry met; all present. Robert Alexander, James Lockhart, John Buchanan, John Archer, John Smith, John Madison directed to meet to purchase land for a Glebe convenient to the lands of Col. Patton near Leeper's Old Plantation, which is adjudged the most convenient place to build a church. Patton agrees to give timber, stone and five acres convenient to a spring; they are to agree with workmen to build a dwelling house 32 x 18 with a partition staircase, a brick or stone chimney at each end, floored above and below, a stable 14 x 18, of square logs, a dairy 10 feet square, framed, to be finished by the first of October, 1748. Mr. Hindman allowed £20 yearly for his board, until the Glebe be purchased and buildings completed. John Smith, Gent., and others have leave to build a Chappel of Ease on Daniel Harrison's plantation, provided it doth not affect the Parrish now or hereafter.
  • Vol. 2 - AUGUSTA PARISH VESTRY BOOK - Page 11.--21st September, 1747: Parish Levy laid, 1,670 tithables at 6 shillings per pole. Commissioners to purchase a Glebe ordered to meet next Monday at James Lockhart's to make the purchase. Church Wardens to advertise and let the buildings in November next. Mr. Lockhart objects to the allowance to Mr. Hindman (his salary as being too little, viz: £50).
  • Page 526.--32nd February, 1749. Same to same (William Beverley to James Patton), 432 acres in Beverley Manor. Corner to the Christies, William Long's line. Joseph Mills' line. William Robinson's line. Teste: James Lockhart.
  • Page 123.--12th December, 1748. Patrick Cook's will--Wife, Jane; daughter, Mary (infant); son, John (infant). If children die in infancy, care to be taken to find the nearest blood relations, and, in their default, then the estate to be given in care to the Presbytery of New Castle to be laid out in pious uses and to support the gospel here. Executors, James Lockhart and Patrick Martin. Teste: John Risk, Pat Martin. Proved, 17th February, 1748, by both witnesses.
  • Page 505.--27th February, 1749. Deed for the Glebe. Robert Campbell, Gent., to James Lockhart and John Madison, Church Wardens, and the other vestrymen, viz: James Patton, John Buchanan, Patrick Hays, John Christian, John Buchanan, Robert Alexander, Thomas Gordon, John Archer, John Mathews, John Smith, 200 acres in Beverley Manor. Corner James Clarke. 350 acres conveyed to Robert by Beverley, 24th July, 1740. Teste: Patrick Cook, John Risk, Matthew Wilson, Nathan Patterson, Samuel Walker.
  • Page 628.--28th February, 1749. Same (from William Beverley) to George Perry, 360 acres in Beverley Manor. Corner George Vance; James Lockhart's line. Teste: Robert and David Conningham.
  • Page 656.--28th February, 1749. Same (from William Beverley) to John Wilson, Gent., 306 acres. at North Mountain Meeting House in Beverley Manor. James Lockhart's line; corner William Buntine and Nathaniel Davise. Teste: Charles Campbell.
  • Page 526.--32nd February, 1749. Same to same (from William Beverley to James Patton, Gent.), 432 acres in Beverley Manor. Corner to the Christies, William Long's line. Joseph Mills' line. William Robinson's line. Teste: James Lockhart.
  • Page 686.--1st March, 1749. Same (from William Beverley) to Jean Cook, widow, and John and Mary Cook, minors (the whole contains 802 acres), 2/3 of 2 tracts in one place, and to John Cook the remainder of the other third sold to Jane Cook, widow, during her life, according to will of Patrick Cook, her late husband. 1748, in Augusta--Nathan Lusk's line; John McCutchin's line. Teste: James Lockhart, Robt. Young.
  • Page 163.--19th May, 1749. James Lockhart's bond as executor of Patrick Cook, with sureties Henry Downs and Jno. Smith.
  • Vol. 2 - (abt. 1749/50) - Page 28.--James Lockhart and John Madison chosen Church Wardens. John Christian asks leave to resign as Vestryman. Parish Levy laid, 1,421 tithables at 2 shillings per pole.
  • Page 459.--26th November, 1751. David Stewart's bond as sheriff, with sureties Andrew Lewis, James Lockhart, Wm. Lewis, Daniel McAnare.
  • Page 403.--28th November, 1751. Robert Bratton and James McCorkle's bond as guardians of Archd. Crockett, orphan of Robt. Crockett, with sureties James Lockhart, Jno. Henderson, appointed.
  • Page 340.--19th June, 1752. James McDowell to Joseph Lapsley, 400 acres. In Forks of James; Woods Creek; Benjamin Borden's line. Teste: William Armstrong, James Lockhart.
  • Vol. 2 - (November 1752) - Page 108.--Rev. John Jones accepted by the Vestry. James Lockhart and John Archer chosen wardens. Patrick Porterfield allowed for keeping a poor child. Widow Ring to be paid for nursing and burying John Loden. Cellar 16 feet wide to be dug under the minister's house.
  • Page 467.--16th November, 1752. William Christian's bond as guardian (appointed) to George and John Moffett, orphans of John Moffett, with surety James Lockhart.
  • 1753, James Lockhart received 5 pounds for one year's service as clerk to the vestry.
  • Page 117.--21st March, 1753. Robert McClenachan to Robert Breckinridge. Buffalo Creek, opposite the Long Bent, Whiskey Hill, 242 acres by patent to McClenachan, 19th October, 1753. Delivered: James Lockhart. 9th February, 1758.
  • Page 217.--22d March, 1753. Same (from Beverley) to Francis Beaty, 160 acres; corner tract surveyed for 'James Lockhart, Gent., in Beverley Manor; Francis Lockhart, Beverley Manor line.
  • May, 1753. Road established from Brown's bridge to the Glebe land, and Robert Campbell and John Trimble be surveyors, and with James Lusk, they clear and keep the same in order. We do appoint Robert Campbell and John Trimble overseers from John Brown's bridge to the Gleve House and the undernamed persons to clear the same: James Lusk, Robert Roberson, Samuel McCuchen, William Hunter, James Hunter, Robert Campbell's man, Mathew Wilson, William Wilson, John Wilson, Jr., John McCleery, James McCleery, Thomas Kirkpatrick and son, John Peevy, James Clarck, John Clarck, James Clark, Jr., JACOB LOCKHART, JAMES LOCKHART, John Birtly, Josias Richards, William Marten, George Berry, William McFeeters, John McFeeters, William McFeeters, Jr., John Jameson, Patrick Marten, Joseph Marten, William Ward, Moses O'Freel and his man, Robert Philips, Robert Davis, Thomas Reed, Robert Scott, John Vance, Andrew Foster, William Bell, Alexander McKiney, John Speer, Abraham Mathan (Mashaw), Robert Young, John Young, Samuel Young, Hugh Young and his man, John Campbell, George Peevy, Robert McClenan, William Eackry, James Bell, Andrew Steel and his man, John McKiney, Patrick McCloskey, John McSlenan, John McCuchan, Samuel McCuchan, William McClintock, Thomas Peevy, James McCuchen, Duncken McFarlen.
  • Page 498.--16th May, 1753. James Lockhart and Robert Christian's bond as administrators of John Flood, with sureties John Anderson, Samuel Henderson.
  • Page 67.--22d August, 1754. John Bowyer's indemnifying bond to Archibald Alexander, with sureties James Lockhart, Andrew Hays, Wm. Woods. Alexander had given Bowyer power of attorney to act for him in signing deeds to the Borden lands. Teste: Francis Bealey (Beaty), Jas. Thomson, Daniel Harrison.
  • Page 439.--16th August, 1753. John Maxwell and Mary to John Mathews, Jr., 381 acres on a branch of Mill Creek; Ann Salling's hill. Sold to John by Ewin Patterson, 1750. Delivered: James Lockhart, June, 1757.
  • Page 376.--19th August, 1754. John Kerr, yeoman, and Margaret (her mark) to John McKee, yeoman (signed Carr), £200, 280 acres conveyed to John Carr by Borden, 8th July, 1743, part of 92,100 acres, on Tees Creek. Teste: Samuel Norwood, James Goodfellow, Wm. Woods. Delivered to James Lockart, 17th May, 1757.
  • Page 65.--22d August, 1754. Walter Davis' bond as guardian (appointed) to Caleb Harman, orphan of John Harman. with surety James Lockhart.
  • Page 67.--22d August, 1754. John Bowyer's indemnifying bond to Archibald Alexander, with sureties James Lockhart, Andrew Hays, Wm. Woods. Alexander had given Bowyer power of attorney to act for him in signing deeds to the Borden lands. Teste: Francis Bealey (Beaty), Jas. Thomson, Daniel Harrison.
  • Vol. 2 - (abt. September 1754) - Page 143.--John Melkom allowed £5 for burying Sarah Webster. 27th November, 1754: Vestry met. James Lockhart and John Archer chosen wardens.
  • Page 487.--22d November, 1754. Sampson Mathews, farmer, to John Mathews, Jr., farmer, £5, 180 acres on North Branch of James; corner Henry Fuller; corner Wm. Henderson; conveyed to Sampson in May, 1754, by John Peter Salling. Delivered: James Lockhart, June, 1757.
  • Page 16.--15th March, 1755. John Wilson, Gent., to James McClery, James Mitchell, James McCutcheon, Robert Wilson, William Thompson, Alexander McPheeters, Saml. McCutchon, trustees chosen by the Presbyterian Congregation of the North Mountain Meeting House. £12, 10, 6; 306-1/2 acres in Beverley Manor being the tract of land whereon the house now stands commonly known by the name of North Mountain Meeting House; Cap. James Lockhart's line; for the use of the members of said congregation adhering and continuing to adhere to the Synod of Philadelphia as it stands now constituted provided that if any member or members of the said Congregation who have paid any of the purchase money of said land shall or do change or turn to any other denomination or Religion, then their part of said money be repaid them and they to have no further demands on the same. Provided that surviving trustees may elect trustees to fill vacancies, and sell the land except 20 acres to be kept for the church and graveyard.
  • Page 64.--24th March, 1755. John Culbert, of Co. Donegal, Ireland, to his trusty and well beloved friend, Andrew Erwin, power attorney to sue for debts, especially to recover from James Lockhart. executor of Wm. Buchanan, £139, Cur. Money Pennsylvania. Teste: Thomas Lloyd.
  • Page 190.--28th June, 1755. Francis Beatey, surveyor, to Jno. Teat, plantationer, £25, 160 acres in Beverley Manor on Beverley Manor and Borden's lines, cor. survey for James Lockhart, gent., being the place known as Beatey's well place. Teste: David Hay, Jno. and Pat. Campbell, Thos. Teat.
  • Page 129.--19th November, 1755. James Lockhart's bond as collector of quit rents during his sheriffalty, with sureties John Brown, James Callison, David Moore, Hugh Young, James Neeley, John Lewis, Robert Christian.
  • Page 207.--19th November, 1755. Wm. Cunningham and Gennet ( ) to Chas. Killpatrick, £14, 90 acres on head of Moffett's Branch, patented to William 12th February, 1755. Teste: John Davis, James Hogshead, John Malkem. Delivered: James Lockhart, 17th May, 1757.
  • Page 129.--19th November, 1755. James Lockhart's bond as sheriff with same sureties.
  • Page 125.--20th November, 1755. William Davis' bond as administrator of John Thomas, with surety James Lockhart.
  • Vol. 2 - Page 161.-(27th November, 1755: Vestry met. Processioners designated as follows, viz (to report before 1st March next):) -William Lockbridge and Saml. Huston, in Captain John Moore's Company. John Risk and John Shields, in Captain James Lockhart's Company. Samuel Doak and John Tate, in Captain James Mitchell's Company. James Phillips and William Martin, in Captain Patrick Martin's Company.
  • Page 335.--16th August, 1756. John Mathews Sr. (Jr ?), and Anne ( ) to Richard Mathews, £10, 300 acres in Forks of James upon Mill Creek, joining George Mathews. Jno. Maxwell's line, cor. Jno. Mathews, Sr. Teste: Jno. Mathews. Jr., Geo. Trout, Ann Mathews, Jr. Delivered: James Lockhart, June, 1757.
  • Page 171.--17th November, 1756. David Stuart's bond (with John Madison and James Lockhart) as administrator of John O'Neal.
  • Page 180.--24th November, 1756. James Lockhart's bond (with John Trimble, Wm. Long, Danl. Harrison) for collection of County levy.
  • Page 219.--18th November, 1757. Michael Reiley's estate, vendue--To William Bishop, Ezekiah Inman, Wm. Kerr, Jacob Gray, Thos. Sheils, Robert Campbell, of No. Mountain. Amounts sworn off said Rieley's estate according to law by these persons. Charles Dalhouse and many others Paid Joseph Love for venduing the estate. Paid Secretary Nelson for recording Rieley's certificate. Paid James Lockhart by order of John Flood. Paid Robert Gibson for making the grave.
  • Page 205.-(.--17th February, 1758. Colonel James Patton's estate; appraised by Thomas Stewart, John Ramsey, Edward Hall. List of bonds, bills, &c., due the estate:) - James Lockhart, 13th August, 1753. (Note; listed among many others, the bonds due James Patton's estate were in most cases for deeds granted by Patton to early landholders).
  • Page 237.--16th March, 1758. Alexander Gilespy's bond (with Jas. Lockhart Geo. Moffett) as administrator of Mathias Teter.
  • Page 253.--20th May, 1758. Mathew Patton's bond (with Jas. Lockhart, Sampson Archer) as guardian (appointed) to Hanna Hause, orphan of Henry Hause.
  • Page 108.--3d January, 1759. William Lusk to James Lockhart, late sheriff, £166.13.0; mortgage of land where William lives, 200 acres, bounded by lands of Isaac Taylor, Daniel Lyle. James McClung, in Borden's tract; also thirds of 400 acres on James River, formerly belonging to Andrew Gahagan; Wm. Lusk, James Lockhart, Robt. Breckinridge obtained a judgment in General Court for lapsed law; also third of one other tract of 400 acres on Roanoke, formerly belonging to James Burk; also obtained by a like judgment in General Court. Teste: Jno. McCampbell, Wm. Tamson, Ronald and William Lockhart. Tomson (Thompson).
  • Page 109.--3d January, 1759. William Lusk to James Lockhart, £47.7.0, cattle, horses and other personalty.
  • Page 321.--30th May, 1759. James McCutchen's appraisement, by James McCleerey, James Lockhart, Wm. Ledgerwood.
  • Page 361.--6th December, 1759. Jno. Gay's will--To son Henry Gay (infant), part of 347 acres promised to John by his (testator's) father, Henry Gay; to wife, Mary Gay; to father. Henry Gay, all wearing apparel; to be educated in reading and writing (this must refer to son Henry). Executor, father Henry. Teste: Arthur Hamilton, Fras. McDonald, Nathanl. Davis. Proved, 20th May, 1760, by the witnesses. Executor qualified (his "H" mark), with Francis McDonald, James Lockhart.
  • Page 117.--21st February, 1762. James Lockhart's accounts of estate of Dr. John Flood, recorded--Paid Elizth. Preston.
  • Page 140.--19th May, 1762. George Wilson's bond (with James Lockhart, John Dickinson) as administrator of James Simpson.
  • Page 193.--16th November, 1762. John Poage entered 3 full entrys of land on a branch of Back Creek called the Valley, opposite to Jno. Miller's on Jackson River.--James Lockhart.
  • Page 210.--15th February, 1763. Mary and John Greenlee's bond (with Archibald Alexander, James Lockhart) as administrator of James Greenlee.
  • Page 309.--20th December, 1763. George Mathews' bond (with James Lockhart, Jno. Archer, Jno. Poage) as administrator of Joshua Mathews.
  • Page 403.--18th June, 1765. James Lockhart's bond (with Sampson Mathews, Jno. Anderson) as collector of that part of the Public Levy to be raised in Augusta.
  • Vol. 2 - Page 427.--21st November, 1767: Vestry met. Following have subscribed a declaration in Vestry to be conformable to the Doctrine and Disciplin of the Church of England according to Law, viz: Col. John Buchanan, Mr. George Mathews, Mr. James Lockhart, Mr. Jno. Buchanan, Mr. John Archer, Mr. Sampson Mathews, Mr. John Poage, Mr. Wm. Fleming. £3 levied for Robt. Shanklin, Clerke at Cap. Harrison's in yeare 1763 be paid to John Shanklin. Daniel Perse and wife appointed to take care of the poor at the poor house for one year. Col. John Buchanan and George Mathews chosen Wardens.
  • Vol. 2 - (abt. 1767/68) - Page 431.--Clerk ordered to make up an account of expense of keeping the poor prior to 1765 (before erection of the poor house), and since that time, so that it may be determined whether the poor house is a burden or not. George Skillern resigns as Vestryman and John Madison chosen in his stead. Following Vestrymen object to Israel Christian's signing the proceedings because he refused signing the Declaration in Vestry, viz: Sampson Mathews, James Lockhart, John Poage, George Mathews, Mr. John Buchanan.
  • Vol. 2 - (abt. 1769) - Page 464.--Wm. Bowyer chosen Vestryman vice Col. Buchanan, deceased; Thos. Madison chosen Vestryman vice Cap. Israel Christian; Cap. Peter Hog chosen Vestryman vice Maj. Robt. Breckenridge. Christian and Breckenridge have refused to subscribe to the doctrine and discipline of the Church of England. 22d November, 1769: Vestry met. John Poage resigns Vestryman. Cap. Alex. McClenachan is chosen Vestryman vice Jno. Poage, and takes all the oathes, including conformity to the doctrine, &c. Felix Gilbert is chosen Church warden by the Vestry. James Lockhart is chosen Church warden by the Rev. Mr. Joanes.
  • Page 409.--2d June, 1770. Commission to Silas Hart and James Lockhart for privy examination of Barbara, wife of Jacob Trout; deed, 15th March, 1770, to George Shaver. Executed, 15th June, 1770.
  • Page 260.--25th May, 1771. John Campbell, of Botetourt, to James Trotter, £150, 232 acres, part of his father's survey in Beverley Manor. Teste: James Lockhart, James Hargrave, Sampson Archer. Delivered: Samuel Trotter, 21st October, 1772.
  • Page 407.--20th March, 1772. Patrick Lockhart and Mary, of Botetourt, to Peter and Jacob Cails, £150, part of 624 acres conveyed by Beverley to James Lockhart, 17th June, 1748; line of Meeting House land; corner Perry's land; corner William Lockhart's part of said tract. Delivered: David Cale, June, 1780.
  • Page 140.--23d November, 1772. Privy examination of Mary, wife of Jacob Lockhart above, before James Lockhart and Sampson Mathews.
  • 1773, May: John Anderson vs. S. Mathews, Mathew and James Lockhart, Augusta Co., VA court. Chancery write dated 29 Jun 1769. James Lockhart was Sampson Mathews' father-in-law in 1765. Orator became joint security with Mathews on bond of James Lockhart and Randall Lockhart for collection of public levy in 1765. Sometime after securities asked G. Jones and P. Hog to liquidate the account of the Lockharts, when a considerable defalcation was found. Patrick Lockhart was son to James. James Allen was son-in-law of John Anderson. Robert Bratton, aged 60 years, 20 May 1772. Silas Hart, aged 50 years and upwards, 20 May 1772. Randall Lockhart was son to James. William Crow, aged 30 years and upwards, 22 Aug 1772. James Allen's deposition taken in Botetourt, 1771. Hugh Allen was James' brother.
  • Page 58.--18th November, 1774. William Lockhart. of Fincastle County, to Philip Olinger. late of Frederick County. Maryland, conveyed by Beverley to James Lockhart. 17th June, 1748, and sold by James to William, that part of said tract belonging to Patrick Lockhart. Acknowledged in Staunton in pursuance of writ adjoining the Court from Fort Dunmore.
  • Page 267.-(abt. 1777/78) - Line formerly surveyed for James Lockhart, but now claimed by Richard Burns.
  • Page 487.--6th March, 1779. Patrick Lockhart, of Botetourt, to Peter and Jacob Cale, part of 624 acres conveyed by Beverley to James Lockhart. 17th June, 1748, Release of mortgage. Teste: William Allen, Stephen Woods, James Thomas.

Information on James Lockhart

Lived in Nansemond County, Virginia. The following notes were recorded for James Lockhart: 1742 in Militia, 1746 Church Warden, 1751 Justice, 1752 Captain of Foot, 1758 Captain of Militia, 1760 Pleaded advanced age and infirmities against qualifying Justice, 1773 refused Justice on account of age and infirmity

1742, in Augusta County militia, Capt. John Wilson's Company No. 7, lists: James Lockard, Jacob Lockard. ["Virginia Colonial Militia," Crozier]
1746, the first election for a vestry of Augusta parish of the Established Church elected James Lockhart as church warden. ["History of Augusta County, Virginia," Peyton]
1747, James Lockhart was designated to mark a road from church to the County House;
1751, James Lockhart qualified as Justice;
1752, new commission as Justice;
1752, Captain of Foot;
1752, Jacob Lockhart, James Lockhart and others were appointed to keep a road clear in Augusta County;
1753, new commission as Justice.
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