Person:John Summers (22)

John Summers, Jr.
m. bef. 1760
  1. John Summers, Jr.1760 - AFT 1837
  • HJohn Summers, Jr.1760 - AFT 1837
  • WMartha Unknownest 1759-1769 -
m. bef. 1791
Facts and Events
Name John Summers, Jr.
Gender Male
Birth? May 1760 Augusta County, Virginia
Marriage bef. 1791 prob. Augusta County, Virginiato Martha Unknown
Death? AFT 1837 poss. Jackson County, Alabama

John Summers, Jr. 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 149.--John Davis and Jane ( ) to John Summers. Delivered, 3d February, 1786.

Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 156.--21st June, 1791. Jno. Summers and Martha to Leavy (Leary) Eabrem (Abraham).

Revolutionary War Pension Information

Information from “Virginia/West Virginia Genealogical Data from Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Records”, Vol. 5, compiled by Patrick G. Wardell, Lt. Col. U.S. Army Ret. :

  • Summers, John, born 1760 in Augusta County (area later Rockbridge County), Virginia; entered service 1780 in Virginia Regiment; moved after Revolutionary War to Fayette County, Kentucky, then to Clark County, Kentucky, thence Green County, Kentucky, thence Barren County, Kentucky, thence Warren County, Tennessee, thence Jackson County, Alabama where he applied for pension 1833 & pension application rejected for less than 6 months service; applied for pension again 1837 & pension application rejected. FR10308, R2322.