Person:John Stuart (83)

John Stuart
b.bef. 1746
m. bef. August 1766
Facts and Events
Name John Stuart
Gender Male
Birth? bef. 1746
Marriage bef. August 1766 Augusta County, Virginiato Sarah Henderson

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


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Not to be confused with John Stewart that married Sarah Givens, daughter of Samuel Givens. This John Stuart was some 20+ years younger than the other John Stuart.

Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 73.--19th August, 1766. James Henderson and Martha ( ) to John Stuart, £119.15, 157 acres in Beverley Manor; corner Mathew Robertson on Cathey's River; corner Robert Kenney's. Teste: Walter Cunningham, William Brown. Delivered: Archibald Dixon, 8th September, 1785. Teste: Samuel McConkey. deputy clerk. (Note: land provided to John and Sarah Henderson by Sarah's parents).

Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Page 410.--7th February, 1784. James Henderson's will--To wife, Martha; to sons, William and David; to daughter, Sarah Stuart; to other 9 sons, James and Joseph; to James Dickey and John Dickey; to young James Dickey; to son, Archibald's (deceased) daughter, Eleanor, infant; to son, Archibald's (deceased) widow, Elizabeth. Executors, wife and William Dunlop. Teste: James Young, Wm. Alexander, Michael Dickey. Proved, 19th May, 1784, by the witnesses. Martha qualifies. [Note: James Henderson was the father-in-law of John Stuart]