Person:James Roseborough (1)

James Roseborough
b.abt. 1717
m. abt. 1700
  1. Robert Roseboroughabt 1701 - abt 1783
  2. William Rosbrughabt 1704 - bef 1776
  3. Rev. John Rosbrugh, Clerical Martyr of the Revolution1714 - 1777
  4. Sarah Roseboroughabt 1716 -
  5. James Roseboroughabt 1717 - 1777
m. abt. 1744
  1. William Roseboroughabt 1747 - bef 1811
  2. Samuel Roseboroughabt 1749 -
Facts and Events
Name James Roseborough
Alt Name James Rosebrough
Alt Name James Roseboro
Gender Male
Birth[1] abt. 1717
Marriage abt. 1744 Iredell County, North Carolinato Margaret Unknown
Death[1] 10 November 1777 Statesville, Rowan County, North Carolina

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


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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA


James Roseboro's land (Beverley Manor SW, 240 acres, 1749) 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 532.--28th February, 1749. Same (From William Beverley) to James Rosebrough, 240 acres in Beverley Manor. Patent line of Beverley Manor. Teste: Arthur Hamilton, William Campbell.

Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 347.--20th August, 1754. James ( ) Roseborough and Margaret to John Buchanan, £63, 240 acres purchased from Wm. Beverley 28th February 1749, in Beverley Manor, in patent line. Teste: Moses Whiteside.

Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Page 226.--20th May, 1752. Borden & Co. to Charles Berry, 326 acres of 92,100. Joseph Kennedy's Mill Creek; James Roseboro's line being Beverley Manor line.
  • Vol. 1 - MAY 21, 1752. - (258) James Rosebrough summoned for detaining freedom dues of Terrence Carraby.
  • Vol. 1 - MARCH, 1758 (C). - Risk vs. John Buchanan and James McCown.--Bond by defendants. Test: Samuel and John McCutchan. Signature: James Rosebrough.
  • Vol. 1 - ORDERS OF COURT. - Augusta, 1758. - To the Worshipful the Justices of Augusta: The humble petition of Terrence Carbarry sheweth: That your petitioner was brought a servant into this County from Pennsylvania by John Risk, who sold him to Francis Beattey, and was again sold by said Beattey to James Rosebrough with whom he served last of his time, and is now likely to be defrauded out of his freedom dues. May it therefore please your worships the premises to consider and to appoint unto your petitioner such freedom as ye law directs, either against Francis Beattey, or John Rosebrough, and your petitioner (as in duty bound) shall pray.
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