Person:Joseph Love (3)

Joseph Love, Sr, of Roanoke
b.Est 1715
  • F.  Love (add)
  1. Joseph Love, Sr, of RoanokeEst 1715 - 1758
  2. William LoveEst 1720 - 1758
  • HJoseph Love, Sr, of RoanokeEst 1715 - 1758
  • WMargaret Bryan1718 - 1758
  1. Mary LoveEst 1747 -
  2. Jane Love1750 -
  3. Joseph Love, Jr.1752 - 1831
  4. William LoveEst 1754 -
  5. John LoveEst 1756 -
Facts and Events
Name[1] Joseph Love, Sr, of Roanoke
Gender Male
Birth? Est 1715
Marriage to Margaret Bryan
Death[1][2] 20 Mar 1758 killed by Indians in Roanoke, Virginia

Joseph Love was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Advisory on Joseph Love

There was another possibly unrelated Joseph Love (that married Mary Teas, daughter of Joseph Teas, in abt. 1752) living in early Augusta County that may be confused with this Joseph Love. This Joseph Love lived in the Roanoke Settlement area, married Margaret Bryan (daughter of William Bryan), and was killed by Indians in 1758, as listed below.

Joseph Love and Brother William Killed by Indians in 1758

Joseph Love is included in the list from Chalkley's of Indian Attacks of 1755-1759 in Augusta County of settlers killed by "the enemy" (most likely Shawnee Indians being spurred on by the French) in Augusta County:

Joseph Love, at Roanoke, killed; Wm. Love, at Roanoke, killed; servant maid and child, at Roanoke, prisoners.

Estate / Guardian Records of Joseph Love

  • Vol. 1 - NOVEMBER 16, 1758. - (213) Orphans of Joseph Love, decd., to be bound by Church Wardens.
  • Vol. 2 - Page 216.--16th November, 1758: Orphan Joseph Love bound to David Bryans.
  • Vol. 2 - Page 238.--16th May, 1759: Wm. Love, orphan, bound to David Gray.
  • Vol. 2 - Page 239.--16th May, 1759; John Love, orphan, bound to Sampson Archer.
  • Vol. 1 - AUGUST 26, 1766. - (311) John Love, orphan of Joseph Love, decd., to be bound to Joseph Love, Fuller.

Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 408.--28th February, 1749. Ephraim Vause to Joseph Love, 200 acres on Goose Creek. Corner William Bewes. Teste: Francis Beaty, William Dunlapp, George Anderson. (Note: Goose Creek is a tributary of the Roanoke River).

Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 425.--87th August, 1751. Joseph Love and Margaret, to Baptist McNabb, 171 acres on Rentfroe's br. of Goose Creek, Rentfrow's line; corner George Robinson. Also 137 acres on Robinson's Br. of Roanoke; corner Bryan Cuff; corner Stephen Rentfroe.

Records of Joseph Love in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley's Augusta County Records:

  • Page 89.--Sale bill of above estate (of Daniel Monohan), 13th December, 1744, purchasers, viz: James Price, Wm. Akers, Pat Shirkey, Chas. Ewing, John Thomas, Mary Akers, Nicholas Harford, Mary Kinder, Wm. Armstrong, Wm. Carson, Archibald Grimes, Wm. Mills, James Burk, Bryan Cuff, Wm. Armstrong, Henry Brown, Daniel Creeley, Pat Shirkey, Mark Cole, George Barberer, Simon Akers, Peter Kinder, Joseph Love, Methusalem Griffith, Tobias Bright, Jno. McFall, Wm. March, Mark Cole, Jasper Terry. Henry Brown, Jr., Wm. Terry, Stephen Rentfro. 1740 - The estate of Daniel Monahan, Dr. Cash paid Joseph Tate. Cash paid Edmond Cartledge. 1743--Cash paid Andrew Gaughagin.
  • Page 153.--14th February, 1748. Wm. Bewes (Bews) to Wm. Bryan. Delivered: Ro. Breckinridge, May, 1765. On Goose Creek. Corner Joseph Love. (Note: Goose Creek is a tributary of the Roanoke River. William Bryan mentioned in this record was the father-in-law of Joseph Love).
  • Vol. 1 - MAY AND AUGUST, 1748. - George Robinson and Simon Akers vs. Joseph Love, of Roanoke, in ye County of Orange, otherwise called Augusta.--Bond dated 13th December, 1744.
  • Vol. 1 - Petition, 1752, of inhabitants from Forks of Roanoke to James Neiley's Majority have to travel 25 to 30 miles to work on ye road from Reed Creek to Warwick. Petition to have road laid off into precincts. William Bryan, John Bryan, James Bryan, William Walcker, James Campbell, Alexander Ingram, Robert Bryan, Henry Brown, James Bane, William Bryan, Jr., Joseph Love.
  • Page 297.--26th February, 1750. John Mason and James McKachey's (Keachey) bond as administrators of Wm. Alexander, with Erwin Patterson and Joseph Love.
  • Vol. 1 - FEBRUARY, 1750. - Thomas Campbell vs. Joseph Love.--Thomas was living in Philadelphia. 24th October, 1749.
  • Vol. 1 - MAY 30, 1751. - (586) Joseph Love, clothier, has leave to build a fulling mill on Roan Oak.
  • Vol. 1 - AUGUST 27, 1751. - (178) Joseph Love sumd. by his servant, John Butler. (178) Joseph Love bound to the peace towards his wife, Margaret.
  • Vol. 1 - NOVEMBER 27, 1751. - (206) John Butler complains vs. his master, Joseph Love.
  • Vol. 1 - NOVEMBER 24, 1753. - (76) Road ordered--Wm. Bryan overseer--from Wm. Carravan's plantation to Wm. Bryans on Roan Oak. These workers: James Campbell, Joseph Love, Wm. Bryan, Jr., John Bryan, James Bane, Henry Brown, Jr., James Neilly, Henry Brown, Sr., Alexr. Ingram, Edward Patterson, Jacob Patton, John Wood, Erwin Patterson, Andrew Cox, Jasper Terry, Wm. Terry, John Woods, Edward Moore, Peter Craven, Aron Hart, Miles Hart, Wm. Graham, Neal McNeal, Malcom Campbell, Wm. Armstrong, Tasker Tosh, Thomas Tosh, Daniel Evans, Uriah Acres, Thos. Acres, John McAdoe, Wm. Akers.
  • Vol. 1 - JUNE, 1757 (A). - Hopkins vs. Love.--John Hopkins vs. Joseph Love, on a note dated Philadelphia, 30th May, 1745.
  • Vol. 1 - FEBRUARY 23, 1762. - (173) James Mitchell vs. James Lockhart and Sampson Mathews--Agreed case submitted, viz: Joseph Love made power of attorney to his wife Margaret, 22 Dec., 1752. Margaret executed mortgage to plaintiff, 1753, of a slave. The debt was paid, except £15, 10. Defendants seized the slave upon attachment, but he made his escape. Plaintiff had seized the slave to satisfy the £15, 10. Slave died in hands of James and Sampson.
  • Page 313.--11th October, 1765. William Bryan, Sr., to William Bryan, Jr., son of William, Sr., £5.5, 133 acres on Roanoke River adjoining Joseph Love. Delivered: Thos. Madison, January, 1771. (Note: Joseph Love had died seven years prior to this record).
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