Person:William Lockridge (5)

William Lockridge, of the Borden Tract, Augusta County, Virginia
b.Est. 1700-1717
  • F.  Lockridge (add)
m. bef. 1695
  1. James Lockridge, of the Calfpasture, Augusta County, VAAbt 1695 - Aft 1764
  2. William Lockridge, of the Borden Tract, Augusta County, VirginiaEst 1700-1717 -
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Name William Lockridge, of the Borden Tract, Augusta County, Virginia
Gender Male
Birth? Est. 1700-1717

William Lockridge was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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William Lockridge's land (Borden Tract NE, adjoining tracts (265 acres acquired in 1742 (apparently mis-labeled as 250 acres) & 250 acres acquired in 1755) as shown on the map meticulously drawn by J.R. Hildebrand, cartographer. This map is copyrighted©, used by permission of John Hildebrand, son of J.R. Hildebrand, April, 2009.

Acquisition of Land in Orange County, VA Records:

  • Pages 114-118. 25-26 June 1742. Benjamin Borden of Orange County to William Lockridge of same. Lease and release; for £7.19.4 current money. 265 acres 1 rood 31 pole, part of 92,100 acres by pattin (Patton) 6 Nov. 1739... corner to Samll. Dunlap's land... George Henderson's line... corner to John Moore's land... line of William McCurlass' land... Benja. Borden. Wit: John Moore, Robt. Dunlap, James Eakins. 26 Aug. 1742. Acknowledged by Benjamin Borden, Gent. [Orange County Deed Book 8, pg. 72]. (Note: this tract is apparently mis-labeled as "250 acres" on the Hildebrand Map, shown above).

Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 65.—8th May, 1755. Borden's executors to William Loughridge (Lockridge). £4.2.4, 250 acres, part of 92,100 on Halfway Creek; corner Thomas Hill; said Wm. Loughridge's corner; Moore's corner; David Moore's corner, east side of the Great Road in the patent line; corner Robt Weir.

Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 284.--16th March, 1756. William Loughridge to Thos. Hill, 5 sh. 1/2 d., 6 acres in Borden's 92100, opposite said Hill's old survey, on Halfway Creek, Robert Weir's line. Teste: Robert Wiear, Wm. Buchanan, Nathaniel Steel. Livery.
  • Page 116.--11th December, 1762. William Lockridge and Agness ( ) to David Steel, £100, 244 acres on Halfway Creek in Borden's tract; cor. Thomas Hill; Moore's cor.; David Moore's cor. Teste: Samuel and Robert Steel, Patt. Campbell. Delivered: Samuel Steel, June, 1766.
  • Page 485.--23d October, 1765. William Lockridge and Agness ( ) to Jno. Wier, £131, 266 acres in Borden's tract; corner Beard, Wm. Moore's line; corner Alexander's land, McCanlees line. Teste: Benj. ( ) Blackburn, Samuel ( ) Wier, Robert Alexander, Thos. Bowyer, William Crow, David Stewart. Delivered: Robert Steel, 15th March, 1813, by order of John Wier.

Records of William Lockridge in Augusta County, VA

Note: some of the last records listed could be William Lockridge's nephew, William Lockridge:

  • Page 39.--24th April, 1748-9. John Huston's will--Wife (to act with advice of John Moore); sons, Samuel and Mathew (infant); rest of children; Mary Blair to have a share with the rest (of the children). Executors, wife and John Moore. Teste: James Eakin, Joseph Kennedy, Walter Eakin. Proved, 15th May, 1755, by the witnesses; wife Margaret and John Moore qualify, with sureties Mathew Lyle and Wm. Lockridge.
  • Page 518.--20th June, 1751. John Patterson's vendue by Agnes Patterson. To George Henderson, John McCroskry, Robt. Stewart, Wm. Henry, James Anderson, Wm. Laughridge, John Moore, Jacob Anderson.
  • Page 110.--17th February, 1762. Margaret Gay and Andw. Lockridge's bond (with Wm. and Robt. Lockridge), as administrators of Robert Gay.

The following two records listed consecutively:

  • Page 381.--7th January, 1765. James Eakin's will--To wife Agness; to daughter Mary; to son John, 30 acres that John's uncle Walter formerly lived on; to daughter Margaret; to son James; to young sons Andrew and Samuel; testator's brother, Walter Eakin, and Jno. Wardlaw. Teste: Jno. Wardlaw, Jno. Montgomery, Jno. Eakin. Executors, Agnes Eakin, Mathew Huston. (Note: James Eakin's son John married Elizabeth Lockridge, daughter of William Lockridge, nephew of this William Lockridge. The Eakin family obviously had a close relationship with the Lockridge family)
  • Page 388.--19th March, 1765. Executors above qualify, and will proved by the witnesses. Sureties, Wm. Lockridge, James Henry.
  • Page 241.--30th April, 1774. Robert Graham's estate appraised by Robert Bratton, William Lockridge, James Bratton--To money due by Wm. Anderson, overseer for Thos. Adams.
  • Page 118.--16th March, 1780. Lanty Graham's estate appraised by Andrew Hamilton, Wm. Lockridge, Wm. Meteer.