Person:Paul Froman (1)

Paul Froman
b.1708 Germany
Facts and Events
Name Paul Froman
Alt Name Paul Fromman
Gender Male
Birth? 1708 Germany
Marriage 1731 Frederick County, Virginiato Elizabeth Hite
Death? May 1783 Lincoln County, Kentucky

Paul Froman 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 Orange County, Virginia Records:

  • Pages 186-89. [185 blank]. 27-28 June 1739. John Branson of Orange County to Paul Froman of same. Lease and release; for £21 current money. 300 acres, part of tract granted to John Branson for 1,000 acres... crossing a branch of Cider (Cedar?) Creek... (signed) John Branson. Wit: Robert Turk, Peter Russell, W. Russell. 28 June 1739. Acknowledged by John Branson. [Orange County Virginia Deed Book 3, Dorman, pg. 14].
  • Pages 50-52. 22-23 Nov. 1742. Jost Hite of Orange County to Paul Froman of same. Lease and release; for £50 current money. 120 acres in the north fork of Sharrando River... Thomas Chester's corner... side of Sherrando (Shenandoah) River... (signed) Jost Hite. 26 9ber [Nov.] 1742. Acknowledged by Jost Hite. [Orange County Virginia Deed Book 7, Dorman, pg. 41].

Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 373.--Jost Hite to Paul Froman, 4th October, 1749, 500 acres; lot No. 6 on Linwell's Creek.

Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 289.--3d March, 1756. Paul Froman, of Frederick, to George Speece, £50, 500 acres being lot No. 6 on Linnvell's Creek, conveyed to Paul by Jost Hite, 4th October, 1749. Delivered: Jos. How by order Speace, March, 1758.

Acquisition of Land from Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants:

  • M-410: Paul Froman of Frederick County, 353 acres on Fromans Run of Cedar Creek in said County. Surv. Robert Rutherford. Adj. his own land. 3 July 1765. [Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants, 1742-1775, Vol. 2, Gertrude E. Gray, pg. 165].

Will Abstract

Froman, Paul. Written: 4-28-1783, Proved: 5-20-1783. Leg.: wife Elizabeth; sons Paul, Jacob; my daughters; my daughters that is deceast * * to there husbands or children. Exr.: son Jacob. Wit.: John X. Gritton, John Summit, John Woolman, Christian Samet. [Lincoln County, Kentucky Will Book 1, Page 46].

Records of Paul Froman in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley's:

  • Page 137.--3d February, 1760. George Speece and Christina to Michael Hober, £35, on east side Linvell's Creek, 150 acres, part of 500 surveyed for Paul Froman and afterward conveyed to said George Speece; cor. John Miller's land. Teste: Henry Maese and Nicolas ( ) Mase. Delivered: Francis Morisey. April, 1763.