Person:John Dixon (75)

John Dixon, Sr.
b.bef. 1740
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Name John Dixon, Sr.
Gender Male
Birth? bef. 1740
Marriage bef. 1760 to

John Dixon, Sr. 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 148.--17th June, 1788. William Hind, heir-at-law of John Hind, deceased, and Ann to John Dickson, part of patent to John Kerr, 30th July, 1742; also part of patent to William Kerr.

Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Vol. 2 - MARRIAGES LICENSES IN AUGUSTA COUNTY. 1763 June 15, John Dickson. [Note: Bride's name not listed]
  • Vol. 2 - DELINQUENTS. 1766--Mr. Poage's list: Wm. Doltion, no estate, one; Benj. Early, not found, one; Robert Frasor, twice charged, two; James Laird, Constable, one; John Patrick, Constable, one; John Dixon, Constable, one; Ezekiel Evins, not found, one; Domoneck Hiland, not found, one; Sam Pegs, not found, one.
  • Vol. 1 - NOVEMBER 15, 1768. - (474) Constable: Thomas Patterson, vice John Dixon.
  • Page 149.--Delivered to John Dixon, June, 1777.
  • Page 538.-[abt. 1779] - Teste: John Dixon, Thomas Myns.
  • Page 81.--10th July, 1779. James Leslie's executors to Robert Rogers. James Leslie's widow, Mary, died shortly after James, without having remarried. Teste: Mathew Kenney, John ( ) Dixon, William Donlap, John and Thomas Graham.
  • Page 478.--1st March, 1785. Thomas Stevenson's will--To son-in-law, George Poage, 1 shilling; to grandson, George Poage, 1 shilling; to grandson, John Poage; to Agness Reed; to Joseph Hannah; to Deborah Reed; to Isabel Reed; to Alex. Reed; what money Henry King owes to be given to the poor if got from him; 20 shillings to pale in the church yard; to Robert Reed, Jr. Executors, Alex. Reed and David Gibson. Teste: John Campbell, Thomas Willson, Jno. Dixon. Proved, 16th August, 1785, by Wilson and Dixon. Executors qualify.
  • Vol. 2 - DISTRICT CIRCUIT COURT EXECUTIONS. SEPTEMBER, 1794 (A to I). - Commonwealth vs. James Kerr, Alexander Kerr, Nathaniel Kerr and John Bratton--Indictment for trespass on land of John Dixon, 1793. John Allison is about to go to Kentucky, 12th October, 1792.
  • Vol. 2 - APRIL, 1793 (A to G). - Dixon vs. Kerr--Original patent by Frau. Fauquier to William Carr, 2d June, 1760, for 188 acres on Cathey's River, corner Beverley Main Line. Original deed, Andrew and Margaret McClure to John Dickson, recorded 1786. Same, William Carr and Martha, to Andrew McClure, 1768. Original patent by Jefferson to John Dixon, 5th September, 178_ (fifth year of Commonwealth), 91 acres.
  • Vol. 2 - Marriage Bond: 1794--December 24, John Dixon, Jr., and John Dixon, Sr., surety. John Dickson and Isabella Patterson, daughter of Thomas Patterson.
  • Vol. 1 - MAY, 1804 (D to H). - John Dixon vs. George Anderson.--Affidavit, 17th October, 1801, that John Campbell is an inhabitant of Kentucky, and is about to return to that State. Deposition of John states that in 1785 or 1786 he assisted his brother, Robert Campbell, to build a house for defendant. John Patterson and his brother, Thomas Patterson.

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