Person:James Strain (4)

James Strain
b.ABT 1780
m. ABT 1775
  1. John Strain1776 -
  2. Robert Strain1777-1785 -
  3. Jane 'Jinney' Strain1777-1790 -
  4. James StrainABT 1780 - ABT 1833
  5. Mary 'Polly' StrainBEF 1781 - BEF 1803
  6. Nancy StrainABT 1786 -
  7. Allen Strain1786 - 1858
  8. Margaret 'Peggy' Strain1789-1799 -
m. 11 NOV 1806
  1. Achsah Strain1819 - 1869
Facts and Events
Name James Strain
Gender Male
Birth? ABT 1780
Marriage 11 NOV 1806 Augusta County, Virginiato Martha "Patsy" Henderson
Death? ABT 1833 Blount County, Tennessee

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


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Information on James Strain

James STRAIN, Jr.

Abt 1780 - 1842

Father James STRAIN, Sr., b. Abt 1755, d. 1789, Augusta Co., Virginia (~ 34 years) Mother Nancy Agnes McLINTOCK, d. Yes, date unknown Family ID F8368 Group Sheet

Family Martha "Patsy" HENDERSON, d. Yes, date unknown Married 11 Nov 1806 Augusta Co., Virginia [1] ?As James "Strane"; marriage records for Augusta Co. show Nov. 13, 1806


1. Achsah STRAIN, b. 1819, Blount Co., Tennessee , d. 1869, Tupelo, Pontotoc Co., Mississippi (50 years)

?Guardians Bonds, Dec. 18, 1792: Andrew Keith guardian of James Strain.

He and his brother John married sisters.

Augusta Co. Land record:

D. Bk. 33, p. 322, Jan. 27, 1806: James Strain one of the collateral heirs of James Strain to Isaac Yearout his 1/8 part. [signed] James Strain. This land is on the north side of the Middle River of the Shenandoah; neighbors are Poage, Erwen, and the river.

D. Bk. 33, p. 94: James and Patsey Strain deed land to James McComb.

D. bk. 34, p. 158, dated 28 Sep 1807. James & Patsy (Henderson) Strain, John & Nancy (Henderson) Strain, John & Sarah Henderson and James & Susannah (Henderson) McComb, all from Augusta and heirs of William Henderson, all deed land (100 acres on Christians Creek) to David Henderson.

See the corresponding sales records under the pages for his brothers John and Allen. Apparently the family was moving en masse to Tennessee.