Person:John Poage (11)

John Poage, Jr.
b.27 JAN 1737/38 Orange County, Virginia
m. ABT 1737
  1. John Poage, Jr.1737/38 - 1789
m. WFT Est 1758-1763
  1. Jonathan Poage1758-1773 -
  2. John Poage1758-1773 -
  3. George Poage1758-1773 -
  4. Andrew M. Poage1758-1773 -
  5. Nancy Poage1758-1773 -
Facts and Events
Name John Poage, Jr.
Gender Male
Birth? 27 JAN 1737/38 Orange County, Virginia
Marriage WFT Est 1758-1763 prob. Augusta County, Virginiato Elizabeth Mitchell
Death? 1789 Botetourt County, Virginia

John Poage, Jr. was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Information on John Poage

1. John Poage, Jr, born 27 January 1737/38; died 1789 in Botetourt Co. VA4.John and Elizabeth Mitchell.5 His mother was "Miss Boggess", who died during or shortly after his birth.Diehl's Rockbridge Notebook reports that John Jr. migrated west with his wife's siblings, . Gillett reports he died in Botetourt Co. and includes the abstract of his will (below). If John Jr. and the Mitchells did migrate west, it seems he at least returned to Virginia before his death.

Recorded 15 Apr 1789, Botetourt Co. Will Bk. A, p. 268.
Executors: wife, Marthew, friends John Allen, Jonathan Poage, George Poage.
Wit: JohnMitchell, Betsey Mitchell, Rachel Poage

"... touching what Worley [sic] Goods it has pleased God to best --Rail and Personal-- to be propegated to the Seport of mydearly and well beloved Wife Marthew and rasing and schooling my Children ... "

Note: His children were not named in will, but are generally reported as: Jonathan, John, Robert, George, Andrew M, and Nancy.