Person:Michael Stump (4)

Michael Stump, II
b.21 Nov 1744
d.17 Jun 1799 Hardy, Virginia, USA
m. 10 Sep 1739
  1. Maria Catherine Stump1741 - Bef 1816
  2. Michael Stump, II1744 - 1799
  3. George Stump1745 - 1805
  4. Leonard Stump1749 - Abt 1849
  5. Elizabeth Stump1752 - AFT 1815
  6. Mary Magdaline Stump1754 - 1841
  • HMichael Stump, II1744 - 1799
  • WSarah HughesABT 1748 - 1821
m. 1765
  1. Michael Stump, Jr.1766 - 1834
  2. Jesse Stump1767-1775 -
  3. Leonard Stump1767 - 1826
  4. Elizabeth Stump1771-1776 -
  5. George Stump1772-1782 -
  6. Sarah Stump1774-1784 -
  7. Catherine Stump1786 -
  8. Jacob Stump1790 - 1859
Facts and Events
Name Michael Stump, II
Gender Male
Alt Birth? 8 APR 1744 Hess, Germany
Birth? 21 Nov 1744
Marriage 1765 Virginiato Sarah Hughes
Alt Death? 2 JUN 1799
Death? 17 Jun 1799 Hardy, Virginia, USA

Michael Stump (Stumph) was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Records of Michael Stump in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Page 459.--16th March, 1771. Settlement of Henry Coffman's estate By bonds of, viz: James Sears and Michael Thorn, David Cradock, Christopher Yeasill and Philip Crites, Mary Tasher and Michael Thorn, Henry Coffman and Michael Stump, Elizabeth Tasher and Michael Thorn, Peter Shook and James Sears, Joseph Wilson, George Yeokim and Michael Thorn, John Rorebough and Martin Jobb, John Higgens and Ignetius Coombs, Danl. McNeil and John Westfall, Michael Moore and Geo. Yeokim, John Spelman and John Roreback, Job Wellton and Thos. Parsons, Thos. Parsons and Robert Cunningham. Jacob Bogard and Michael Harness, Martin Jobb and Adam Rydebogh. Elizabeth Tosher and Michael Thorn. By cash received at vendue as follows, viz: Richard Byrn, Jacob Break, John Our, Philip Crites, Lanie Hire, Leonard Knave, Charles Smith, Lewis Shriver, Jacob Rabuck, Richard Byrn, Michae1 Drum (Dunn?), James Willkie. Conrad Moore, Christale Tasher, Abigail Coffman, John Gradner. Debts due by Jacob Reiger. Debts due to. viz: Peter Haws, Cathrine Stump, Malldlin Break, Chas. Lynch. Cash paid as follows, viz: To Richard Brynns, James Willy, Madlin Coofman. (Note: the Catherine Stump listed is the mother of this Michael Stump).

About Michael Stump

Deed Book 1, page 310 Stump to Stump, Junr. Lease

This Indenture made the Seventh Day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and sixty five between Michael Stump Senr. of the county of Hampshire in the Colony of Virginia Gent. of the one part and Michael Stump Junr. of the same place of the other part. Witnesseth That the said Michael Stump Senr. for and in consideration of the sum of five shillings current money of Virginia to him in hand paid by the said Michael Stump Junr. at or before the sealing and delivery of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged hath granted bargained and sold and by these presents doth grant bargain and sell unto the said Michael Stump Junr. a certain tract or lot of land known distinguished by the number (2) upon the South Fork of Wappocomo or Great South Branch of Potomack River in the said county of Hampshire bounded as followeth to wit Beginning at a white oak and hiccory on a mountain side corner to the first lot and running along the line thereof south sixty six degrees east three hundred poles to two Spanish oaks and a white oak on the top of a hill thence north thirty degrees east two hundred and fourteen poles to two white oaks near a branch thence north sixty degrees west two hundred and twenty four poles crossing the South Fork three hundred poles to a ledge of rocks on the mountain side thence to the beginning south thirty degrees west two hundred and fourteen poles containing four hundred acres which was granted to the said Michael Stump Senr by deed from the proprietor of the Northern Neck of Virginia bearing date the twenty third day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred fifty five as by the said deed may appear and all houses buildings orchards ways waters water courses profits commodities hereditaments and appurtenances whatsoever to the said premises hereby granted or any part thereof belonging or in any wise appertaining and the reversion and reversions remainder and remainders rents issues and profits thereof to have and to hold the lands hereby conveyed and all and singular other the premises hereby granted with the appurtenances unto the said Michael Stump Junr his executors administrators and assigns from the day before the date hereof for and during the full term and time of one whole year from thence next ensuing fully to be complete and ended yielding and paying therefore the rent of one peper corn on lady day next if the same shall be lawfully demanded to the intent and purpose that by virtue of these presents and of the statute for transferring uses into possession the said Michael Stump Junr may be in actual possession of the premises and be thereby enabled to accept and take a grant and release of the reversion and inheritance thereof to him and his heirs. In witness whereof the said Michael Stump Senr hath hereunto set his hand and seal the day and year first above written.

Michael Stump SEAL Sealed and Delivered in the Presence of At a Court held for Hampshire County the 8th day of October 1765 This Deed of Lease from Michael Stump Senr to Michael Stump Junr was acknowledged by the said Michael Stump Senr and ordered to be recorded. Teste Gabriel Jones Cl. Crt. October 7, 1765: A reproduction* photograph of an original document, dated October 7, 1765, is shown on a following page for a land indenture of the previous entry's 400 acres to Michael Stump Junr for two hundred pounds by Michael Stump Senr and wife Catharene.

Note that the grantor's (Michael Stump Senr) signature on the document still retains some Gothic script letter formations. Specifically those of the M, a and l in Michael and the S and t in the surname. Other characteristics noted were the straight-line (slash) connecting lines between the letters ic and ha in Michael and the t u m p in the surname.

  • Courtesy of the James A. Stump family, Romney, West Virginia. The cited source record also shows the names for other grandchildren's marriages as indicated below:

Children of Michael and Sarah (Hughes) Stump, Junior: Catherine married George Whitecotton. Sarah, Jacob Simons.

Children of George and Elizabeth (Massy) Stump: George, no record of marriage or death. John, Prudence Parsons. Sarah, Peter Alkire.

Children of Leonard and Elizabeth (See) Stump: Elizabeth (b. July 31, 1774) married Michael Yoakham. Catherine, Solomon Harness. Christina, Nathan Perrill. Adam, Mary Gregg Parsons. Ann, Thomas Bonnett.

Child of Catherine who married Jacob Brake: Michael Brake

Children of Elizabeth Stump, married Felix Welton: Werton Welton, a son. Elizabeth Welton.

Mary Magdaline Stump, daughter of Michael Stump Sr., married name "Yoakham" in mother's will of December 4, 1783. Children unknown.

Information on Michael Stump

This may be the same Michael Stump that is listed in the Hampshire County, Virginia Tax Lists of 1782 & 1784:

Michael Stump - List 3 & 13 - Hardy, South Fork of South Branch. South of Moorefield to Rockingham line - other nearby residents include: Brake, Shook, Sellers, Sears, Hornback, Nave, Reel, Harness, Stump.