Person:John Lynn (32)

John Lynn, of Stony Lick Branch
b.est. 1715-1725
  • HJohn Lynn, of Stony Lick Branchest 1715-1725 -
  • WNaomi UnknownEst 1720-1730 -
m. Bef. 1751
Facts and Events
Name John Lynn, of Stony Lick Branch
Gender Male
Birth? est. 1715-1725
Marriage Bef. 1751 Prob. Augusta County, Virginiato Naomi Unknown

John Lynn was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Different John Lynn

There was another John Lynn, known as "John Lynn/Linn, Jr.", that acquired land next to his father John Lynn, Sr. in Beverley Manor, that is apparently not related to this family. The other John Lynn married Jane Patterson, and later migrated to York County, Pennsylvania.

Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 265.—22d August, 1749. William Lamb (Lamme) to John Lynd, Gent. Shannadore. 320 acres on No. Br. No. Riv. Robert Scott's land. Stoney Lick Branch. Teste: Gabriel Pickins and Robert Scott.
  • Vol. 2 - 1750, July 24th--John Lynn offered an entry of 400 acres on a meadow, between Jno. Stephenson and Wm. Williams.

Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 421.--27th August, 1751. John Lynn and Naomie, to Robert Shanklin. 320 acres on No, River Shan, joining Robert Scott, Stoney Lick Branch. Teste: Robt. Hook, Patrick Wilson.

Note: Coincidentally, on 17 January, 1753, John Lynn (apparently this John Lynn) and Naomi gave a deed for twelve acres of land, more or less, on James Cathey's line, in Anson County, NC, "to a congregation belonging to ye Lower Meeting House, between the Atking River and ye Catabo Do., adhering to a minister licensed from a Presbytery belonging to the Old Synod of Philadelphia.", (A History of Rowan County, North Carolina, by Jethro Rumple, pg. 261)