Person:Samuel Gibson (13)

Samuel Gibson, of Buffalo Creek, Botetourt County, VA
b.est. 1715-1725
  • HSamuel Gibson, of Buffalo Creek, Botetourt County, VAest 1715-1725 -
  • W.  Elizabeth (add)
m. bef. 1750
  1. David Gibsonabt 1750 -
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Name Samuel Gibson, of Buffalo Creek, Botetourt County, VA
Gender Male
Birth? est. 1715-1725
Marriage bef. 1750 to Elizabeth (add)

Samuel Gibson 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 250.--__ November, 1755. Joseph Long to Samuel Gibson, 60 acres on Buffalo Creek, a branch of James.
  • Page 132 - Samuel Gibson, 98 acres, Fork of the James River. May 19, 1769. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 48].
  • Page 301.--19th August, 1771. William Logan and Elizabeth ( ), of Botetourt, to Samuel Gibson, £180, 386 acres patented to William, 10th March, 1756, Terrence Kelly's line. Teste: Richard, Edward and Robert Shanklin. Delivered: Samuel Gibson, November, 1775.

Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 35.--19th August, 1777. Samuel Gibson and Elizabeth ( ) to his son, Robert Gibson.

Disposition of Land in Botetourt County Records:

  • Page 11. February 6, 1770. Samuel Gibson to William Bates. 50 pounds. 50 acres in the County of Botetourt on Buffalo Creek, a branch of the James River. Witnesses: John Bowyer, Luke Bowyer, Richard Woods. USGenWeb Archives

Records of Samuel Gibson in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Page 342.--19th March, 1771. Hugh Campbell's will--To wife, Esther; to 3 sons and 2 daughters, William, Hugh, Charles, Esther, Marthew; to son, Robert. Executors, John Magill, Wm. Campbell. Teste: Andrew Scott, Robert Fowler, John Davis. 18th January. 1775--Dedimus to Danl. and Abraham Smith to examine Robert Fowler. Executed 6th February, 1775. Proved, 17th January, 1775, by John Davis. Dedimus for Robert Fowler who is very sick. Administration granted to William Campbell, no bond. 22d March, 1775--Proved by Fowler's deposition and recorded. John Magill qualifies with Abraham Smith, Saml. Gibson.
  • Page 147.--18th March, 1772. Benjamin Logan to James Donnald, 110 acres, part of 268 acres patented to Benjamin, 16th February, 1771, on North River, corner Samuel Gibson. David Nelson's part of said tract, Delivered: Benj. Logan, 17th March, 1773.
  • Page 381.- (undated, possibly 1781) -On a branch of Middle River of Shanandoah, on side of the Bald Hill. Teste: James Laird, David and Samuel Gibson.
  • Page 241.--20th May, 1782. John Estill's estate appraised by Walter Davis, Samuel Hunter, James Mitchell, Samuel Gibson.
  • Page 498.--16th November, 1785. Recorded. James Gilmore's appraisement by Wm. Wilson, Samuel Gibson, James Moffett.
  • Page 440.-(undated, poss. 1787) -Teste: Patrick Buchanan, Samuel Gibson, David Hamilton, John Gibson.
  • Page 106.--14th May, 1788. Robert Willson's will--To wife, Rachel; to daughters, Rebecca Sharril, Mary Thompson, Sarah Swink; to daughters, Rachel and Martha Willson; to eldest son, William; to youngest sons, James and John. Executors, wife and sons William and James. Teste: Wm. Wilson, Samuel and Jno. Gibson. Proved, 16th December, 1788, by Wm. Wilson and Samuel Gibson. William and James qualify.
  • Page 201.--22d August, 1794.-- John King's will--To wife, Margaret; five daughters and two sons (Robert and John) are married; to sons, Samuel and James. Executors, sons-in-law James Lard, Jno. Denison. Teste: Jno. Gibson, Samuel Gibson, Catren Cloverfield. Proved, October Court, 1795, by all witnesses.
  • Page 343.--Alex. McPheeters, Sr.'s, estate appraised 15th January, 1799, by Wm. Brown, Samuel Gibson, John Hamilton.
  • Page 51.--16th February, 1788. John Gibsan's will--To wife, Mary, and children; to granddaughter, Sarah. Teste: Wm. Willson, Jno. Hamilton, John Thompson. Executors, Samuel and David Gibson, Samuel Casner (Carson?). Proved, 28th April, 1800, by Wilson and Hamilton. Executors qualify.