Person:Swain Rambo (1)

Swain Rambo
d.abt. 1800
m. 1719
  1. William Ramboabt 1719 -
  2. Swain Ramboabt 1720 - abt 1800
  3. Peter Ramboabt 1725 - 1785/90
  4. Jacob Ramboabt 1727 - 1803
Facts and Events
Name Swain Rambo
Alt Name Swan Rambo
Gender Male
Birth[1] abt. 1720 Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Death[1] abt. 1800

Swain Rambo 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:

  • Swain Rambo received a patent of 400 acres "on Smith's Creek; corner to Andrew Bird, John Philip's line", (prior to the dispositon, listed below):

Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 83.--22d February 1750-51. Swain Rambo and Jane to Andrew Bird, 400 acres by patent on Smith's Creek; corner to Andrew Bird, John Philip's line. (See infra, p. 222). Delivered: Andrew Bird, January, 1754. Teste: Peter Scholl, Saml. Newman.

Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Page 98.--15th February, 1748. Swain Rambo's bond as administrator of Barbara Rambo. (Note: Barbara Rambo was Swain Rambo's mother)
  • Vol. 1 - FEBRUARY 15, 1748. - (68) Swain Rambo, son of Barbara Rambo.
  • Page 222.--18th May, 1751. Andrew Bird to Jacob Rambo, 50 acres, part of land bought of Swain Rambo and Jane. (See supra, p. 83).
  • Page 518.--17th May, 1768. John ( ) Blizard and Ruth to Andrew Hulings, £20, between Bird land and Smith's Creek, part of 400 acres patented to Swan Rambo; corner old patent and John Philips; Andrew Bird's line; 30 acres. Teste: Andrew Bird, John Phillips, Edward Sampson. Delivered: Andrew Huling, May, 1773.
  • Page 529.--16th May, 1768. Andrew Bird and Mary ( ) to Andrew Hulings, £35, between Smith's Creek and the mountain; corner John Phillips and Swain Rambo, 186 acres. Teste: John ( ) Blizard, Jno. Philips. Delivered: Andrew Huling, May, 1773.
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