Person:Thomas Langdon (3)

Dr. Thomas Langdon
b.Abt 1736
m. 14 Oct 1736
  1. Dr. Thomas LangdonAbt 1736 - 1781
  2. Jonathan LangdonAbt 1739 - Est 1780 to 1790
  3. Sgt. Robert LangdonEst 1740 to 45 -
  4. James LangdonBef 1746 -
  • HDr. Thomas LangdonAbt 1736 - 1781
  • W.  Mary (add)
m. Bef 1759
  1. Mary LangdonBef 1759 -
Facts and Events
Name Dr. Thomas Langdon
Gender Male
Birth? Abt 1736
Marriage Bef 1759 to Mary (add)
Death? 1781 Charleston County, South Carolina

Thomas Langdon Doe was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Acquisition of Land:

Thomas Langdon likely acquired land from his father, Joseph Langdon, who died in abt. 1770/71.

Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 69.--22d November, 1771. Thomas Langdon, of Granville County, in Province of South Carolina, by his attorney, William Bole, of the same place, to Isaiah Shipman, £40, 200 acres, corner Isaiah Shipman.

Other Land Records

  • 1762 - Thomas Langdon purchased lot 78 on King St. in the new town of Woodstock, Frederick co., Virginia. [Source: "A History of Shenandoah County", Wayland, John W., p. 132]

Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley's: [unless otherwise listed]

  • Vol. 1 - MARCH 22, 1753. - (419) David Robinson, qualified Lieut. of Foot; John Cunningham, qualified Lieut. of Foot; Henry Cartwright, qualified Ensign of Foot; Joseph Langdon, qualified Captain of Foot; James McKemy, qualified Ensign of Foot; Thomas Langdon, qualified Lieut. of Foot; Cornelius Ruddle, qualified Capn. of Horse and Foot.

Other Records

  • 18 Mar 1754 - Thomas Langdon enlisted. [Source: "Colonial Soldiers of the South, 1732-1774"]
  • 9 July 1754 - has a report of the militia under the command of Col. Washington made 9 July 1754, at Wills Creek, just after the battle of the Great Meadows, stating that Thomas Langdon (Sargeant) was “left lame on the road”. [Source: "Virginia Colonial Militia", p. 111].
  • p. 70 Alexander Cheves [Chivas]. . . was successful as a planter and trader in the Nation, with pack-horse trains between the Nation and Charleston. He married there, in 1774, Mary, daughter of Thomas Langdon, a refugee after “the Braddock War,” from Augusta County, Va., where his father, Joseph Langdon, had grants in 1750. Thomas settled on the forks of Rocky River, South Carolina, near the Pickens, Cunnighams, and other refugees.” Son, Langdon Cheves, was speaker House of Reps of the 13th Congress. ["Speakers of the House of Representatives of the United States", Smith, William Henry]
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