Person:James Thompson (161)

James Thompson
b.Bef. 1741
m. Bef. 1730
  1. Mary ThompsonEst 1730-1737 - 1757
  2. Rachel Jane ThompsonAbt 1730 -
  3. Jane 'Jean' ThompsonBEF 1733 -
  4. Eleanor ThompsonEst 1734-1747 -
  5. James ThompsonBef 1741 -
  • HJames ThompsonBef 1741 -
  • W.  Jane (add)
m. Bef. 1762
Facts and Events
Name James Thompson
Gender Male
Birth? Bef. 1741
Marriage Bef. 1762 to Jane (add)

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


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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 219.—16th March, 1762. James Thompson and Jean ( ) to Samuel Henderson. £200, 250 acres on Middle River of Shanadore, part of 400 acres granted to William Thompson and made over to Hugh Thompson, deceased. 23d May, 1744, and now James Thompson's by hereditary right; cor. George Crawford, Bryce Russell's land; also another tract adjoining above, 60 acres patented to Hugh Thompson, 10th December, 1757. Delivered: Samuel Henderson, May. 1769.

Infomation on James Thompson

  • Vol. 1 - AUGUST 24, 1762. - (337) On motion of Eleanor, widow of Hugh Thompson, it is ordered that Commissioners lay off and assign her her dower in the said land which James Thompson, the heir-at-law, hath conveyed to Saml. Henderson.
  • Vol. 1 - NOVEMBER 17, 1762. (359) Jane, wife of James Thompson, releases dower in deed to Samuel Henderson. John Mason's orphans to be bound out. William Wallace added to tithables. James Wallace added to tithables.