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Virginia Land Deed Records (Augusta and Ohio Counties)
AUGUSTA CO. LAND DEEDS PER CHALKLEY (Abrev):
Compiled by Norma Jennings1997-1998
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Deed Book #1

17 Oct. 1747 (383) Wm Beverley to Samuel Steele, 590 acres in Beverly Manor; corner to James Huston; David Steel's land; corner to Robert Alexander; corner to Patrick Hayes. Teste: Robert Alexander, Robert Ramsey, John FULTON. Proved by two Roberts, 18 Nov. 1747. Proved by John 22 Aug. 1766.

17 Oct. 1747 (389) William Beverly to George Brackenridge, 540 acres in Beverly Manor; corner to Alexander Brackenridge; corner to David Mitchell. Teste: Robert Alexander, John FULTON, Robert Ramsey. Proved by Alexander & Ramsey 18 Nov. 1747.

17 June 1748 (24) George Beverly to Nathaniel Steel, Beverly Manor; corner John Teat (Tate?) & George Brackenridge, John Lockhart & Ramsey, David Steel, James FULTON.

265 19 Nov. 1747 (432) L27 Current money Virginia, George Brackenridge to Thomas Beard, 309 1/2 acres in Beverly Manor; corner to James Lynn :& John Tate; corner to David Steel. Teste: James FULTON, Samuel Wilson, Samuel Steel. Acknowledged by George, 18 Nov. 1747 and Ann rel, dower.

Deed Book #2

270 28 Feb. 1749 (568) William Beverly to Robert Steel, 309 acres in Beverly Manor, corner Robert Alexander & Robert Ramsey, corner Nathaniel Steel, James FULTON'S line; corner Samuel Steel. Teste: Samuel Steel, John McClure.

Deed Book #4

304 7 June 1752 (345) Borden Etc. to John FULTON, planter, 200 acres of 92,100, Moffett's Creek; Thomas Beard's line; James Trimble's corner.

Deed Book #5

315 15 Aug. 1753 (385) Sarah Ramsey, widow, to John FULTON, 309 acres in Beverly Manor, corner Robert Ramsey. Teste: Hugh FULTON, David Hays, Robert Ramsey, John Kerr.

Deed Book #6

327 2 Aug. 1754. (344) James Trimble & Grace, plantationer, to Joseph Kennedy, Gentleman, L132.10.0, 402 acres which James purchased of Borden, 1742, recorded in Orange on Moffet's Creek; corner John FULTON.

332 12 Mar. 1755 (523) Borden's executors to John Logan, L5.15.0, 195 acres, part of 92,100; Thomas Baird's line; John Logan's old survey; McNut's line; William Berry's line to corner to land Joseph Kennedy purchased of James Trimble; John FULTON'S line.

333 18 Mar 1755 (549) Joseph Kennedy to his son William Kennedy, 402 acres purchased by Joseph from James Trimble, farmer, & by James from Borden on Moffett's Creek in Borden's tract; corner John FULTON; corner Alexander Logan; corner William Berry.

Deed Book # 7

336 21 May 1755. (112) John Patton, Jr., to Jacob Sybert, 210 acres conveyed by Robert Green to John Patton, 5 Nov. 17xlii (1742?), recorded in Augusta on same stream as above; corner to tract sold to Roger Dyer. Teste: Thomas FULTON, John Mill.

342 20 Mar 1756 (299) David Hays & Jean to Nathaniel Steel, L77, 202 1/2 acres in Beverly Manor. John FULTON'S line.

Deed Book # 8

352 18 Aug. 1758, (40) John FULTON, farmer, & Mary, to William FULTON, L40, 200 acres in Borden's Tract, Thomas Beard's line, on Moffet's Creek, William Kennedy's corner. Teste: Hugh FULTON.

364 16 May 1760 (60) Alexander Wright, merchant in Fredericksburg, to Thomas FULTON, of Staunton, L200; lots 8 & 9 in Staunton, also lots 6 & 7 of woodland. Livery by key of door. Delivered: Thomas FULTON, 29 Jan. 1762.

368 18 Feb. 1761, (235) William McCutcheon (Cutchin) to Joan Henderson, L80, 314 acres, part of 585 acres conveyed to William by Beverly, 10 Nov. MDCCLXVI (1746?) recorded in the Secretary's office, on Smith's Creek, a branch of Little Calf Pasture; corner Francis FULTON, corner John Johnston, Delivered John King, Aug. 1764.

18 Feb. 1761 (239) William McCutchin to Francis FULTON L62.10,cres, par of 585 acres conveyed to William by Beverly,10 Nov. 176, recorded in Secretary's office, as above on Smith's Creek, corner Robert McCutchin.

19 May 1761, (244) William Kennedy & Martha to William Clarke, L120, 402 acres of Borden's Tract on Borden's Tract on Moffet's Creek; corner William FULTON (except 2 acres sold to William Adams). Teste: Hugh Wardlaw, Robert Lusk. Delivered: Robert Clarke, March, 1763.

Deed Book 11

395 21 Aug. 1762. (174) Thomas FULTON to William Preston & Robert Bratton, L50, conveys one negro boy named Murray.

396 26 Mar 1763. (206) Alexander Logan & Rachel () to James Kenedy, L35, 237 acres in Borden's Tract, Capt. Kenedy's Mill Creek; corner McNutts land; William Berry's line; William Kennedy's corner; John FULTON's line, to Thomas Baird, to Thomas Loggan, John Logan's line. Teste: William Alexander, Hugh Wardlaw, Arthur Graham, William Kenedy. Proved by Archibald Grymes.

397 24 June 1763 (231) Relinquishment of dower by Elizabeth, wife of Thomas FULTON, in land conveyed by Thomas to William Preston & Robert Bratton, 24 June 1763.

24 June 1763 (231) Thomas FULTON to Robert Bratton & William Preston L26, household furniture, etc. Test: Preston & Robert Bratton.

400 22 June 1763 (293) Thomas FULTON of Staunton, to William Howard, of Albermarle County, L45.10, lot 9 in Staunton & 13 acres of woodland laid off at the south corner of one of the said Thomas FULTON'S lots numbered 6 bought by Thomas from Alexander Wright, 16 May 1760. Delivered: William Howard, March 1765.

401 24 June 1763 (343) Thomas FULTON & Elizabeth to William Preston Shanklin, JR., his son, "20, two tracts, one containing 100 acres, 80 acres of which is part of 400 patented to James Wood, 12 Jan. 1746, on branch of Muddy Creek; corner John Shanklin's land; the other tract containing 80 acres patented to Thomas Shanklin, Sr., June 1755, on branches of Muddy Creek; O'Neal's land, John FULTON's line. Delivered: Thomas Shanklin, 30 Aug. 1790.

404 22 Sept. 1763. (421) Thomas FULTON & Elizabeth to William Galloway, L65 115 acres on west side of Jackson's River, beginning about 3/4 mile above mouth of Cowpasture. Delivered: William Galloway. Sept. 1765.

23 Sept 1763. (429) Thomas FULTON & Elizabeth to Rosannah Maus, L50, 1/2 acre, lot 14 in Staunton, one of the lots conveyed to Thomas, 7 July 1783 (1763 or 53?)

407 21 Nov. 1763. (514) James Kennedy to James McNutt, L20, 118 Acres in Borden's grant on Kenedy's Mill Creek: William FULTON'S line. William Beard's & John Loggan's corner. Delivered: Alexander McNutt, 10 Sept. 1765.

413 18 June 1764. (655) Thomas FULTON, on Staunton, to Samuel Cowden, of Staunton, L59.41, beds, furniture, &c.

415 May `1764,. (702) Alexander Wright, merchant of Fredericksburg, to Daniel Kid. Whereas James Brown on 9th October, 1754 leased 173 acres, part of 1550 acres known by the name of Mill tract on which the Court House now stands, for 57 years 6 months to said Alexander Wright, for L20. This lease witnesseth. Alexander leases to said Daniel 173 acres; James Miller's line; Beverly's line; corner of Robert Finley's land, crossing the Creek; 47 years term; re-enter if said Thomas FULTON fails to pay. Teste: Daniel Kidd. April 1769.

417 18 June 1764. (764) Thomas FULTON & Elizabeth, of Staunton, to Stephen Loye, L25, lot in Staunton, leased by Beverly to Alexander Wright, 22 Feb. 1749, who conveyed to Thomas. Delivered: Stephen Loy, April, 1767.

418 20 Mar 1765. (782) Isaac Taylor, Sr... to Isaac Taylor, Jr., L10, 70 acres on Purgatory Creek of James River. Tests: David FULTON. Delivered: Francis Smith, May Court, 1767.

421 20 Mar. 1765. (843) Thomas FULTON of Staunton, tavern- keeper, appoints John Jeremiah, merchant of Frederick Town, Maryland, his attorney to recover from George Larderson, of Lancaster Town in Pennsylvania, L18. Delivered: James Telford, June 1765.

Deed Book 13

445 14 Nov. 1766. (87) Francis FULTON & Eleanor to Alexander Hamilton L90.5, 271 acres on Little River of Calfpasture, James Henderson's line; corner Robert McCutchin. Teste: Mathew Morehead, Robert McCutchen, Thomas Meek. (This name looks like Fullon).

459 29 July 1767. (523) William Howard, of Albemarle County, to Sampton & George Mathews, L45, lot 9 in Staunton; also 13 acres of woodland at south corner of one of Thomas FULTON'S lots, numbered 6, conveyed by Thomas to William, & to Thomas by Alexander Wright, 16 May 1760. Teste: Archer Mathews, Thomas Smith, Thomas Rennick, John Ridpath.

465 16 Mar 1768. (236) Nathaniel () Stell & Rosana to David Steel, L12, 202 1/2 acres in Beverly Manor, part of the tract Nathaniel formerly lived on; corner John Tate's land; corner John FULTON. Delivered: David Steel, 16 Nov. 1711.

Deed Book 15

478 14 Nov. 1768 (209) Col. Abraham Smith & Sarah to Thomas FULTON, 10, 200 acres patented to Gabriel Pickens, 12 May 1759, on a branch of Beaver Creek; corner Hennery Smith's land; corner Jacob Gallespy. Teste. John Gratton, Ralph Lofftus, Jesse Harrison. Delivered: Ezekiel Loagan, per James Magill's order, executor of said estate, 10 July 1806.

Deed Book 16

492 1769 (126) Sampson & George Mathews to William Bowyer, L15, lot No. 9 in Staunton; also 13 acres of woodland at south corner of one of Thomas FULTON's lots numbered 6 & conveyed to him by Thomas FULTON to William Howard by Alexander Wright, 17 May 1760. Teste: Wat. Cunningham, Pat. Lockhart. Delivered: William Bowyer, Esq., 15 Apr. 1775.

Deed Book 18

516 20 Nov. 1771. (46) David Steel & Mary to George Bright, L120, 199 acres in Beverly Manor, whereon David formerly lived, corner John Tate, corner John FULTON.

Deed Book #21

544 6 Oct. 1775, (196) James Robinson, Jr., of Roane County, North Carolina, to David Robinson; James Robinson, Sr., in his lifetime was seized of 400 acres, part of Hit & Co's. patent of 7,900 dated 26 March 1739, on North River Linville's Creek. Devised same to David, Isaac, & Jonathan, his sons, now James Robinson, Jr., son & heir of James, Sr. Teste: John FULTON, Jr., John McNees, Samuel Johnston, John Thomas, John Gratton, Sr., John Gratton, Jr.

Deed Book #23

561 18 Sept. 1779, (170) Henry McDonald & Martha, Francis McDonald& Margaret, Hugh Martin & Mary, John & James McDonald, to William Allen, in Beverly Manor on Christian's Creek. Teste: John Grahman, James Brattain, Adam & John Bratton, James FULTON.

Deed Book #25

576 16 Feb. 1771 (224) 340 acres patented to Alexander Stuart, 16 Feb. 1771. Alexander Stuart & Mary, of Rockbridge, to Archibald Stuart,. Teste: Robert Stuart, John, Andrew & James FULTON.

15 Nov. 17___. (30) Patrick Hays, of Lincoln Co., Virginia to John Greenlee, of Rockbridge Co., Power of attorney to sell tract on Halfway Creek. Teste: Michael Coulter, Hugh FULTON

Deed Book # 26

582 19 Sep 1787 (104) David FULTON grantee, to Sampson Mathews, grantor of Richmond, attorney in fact for James McCutchen, eldest son and heir-at-law of William McCutchen, deceased, on head waters of Cathie's River, house of Samuel McCutcheon. Sampson is mortagee of William & debt was paid by David FULTON.

582 1 Aug 1787 (132) John Bell & Lettice____, Robert Bell, Elizabeth Bell, of Rockbridge, to James Rowland. Teste: David Wilson, John Adair, John FULTON.

Deed Book #27

592 18 Nov 1787. (125) John Campbell, Sr., to James Steel, part of 570 acres formerly property of James Campbell, deceased, & sold to James Steel by consent of said John Campbell, joining John Cloid's part of said tract. Teste: George Hutcheson, Benjamin Stuart, Andrew FULTON, Robert Bell.

CIRCUIT COURT DEEDS Book #1

596 5 AUG 1800 (342) Rosanna Walter, widow of Henry Walter, & late Rosanna Mans (otherwise Man) of Frederick County, Maryland, to Michael Harman, conveys tract, lot 14 in Staunton, which Rosanna purchased from Thomas FULTON by deed 23 Sep 1763. 
Conveyances in Borden Tract, 1741-1780.

FULTON, John--200--6p--1752--Moffett Cr., adjoining Thomas Beard--sold to William FULTON, 1758, for 40p. (Harvey FULTON lived neighbors to the Beard Family.)

Road ordered from Wm. Gary's to Robert McCutcheons's and thence to Robert Campbell's, McCutcheon to build road with the help of William Elliott, Thomas FULTON, John FULTON, John Meek, John williams and John Gay.  


OHIO COUNTY LAND GRANT

Edmund Randolph, Esquire, Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia:

To All To Whom These Presents shall Come, Greeting:

Know ye, that by virtue of a certificate in sight of settlement given by the commissioners for adjusting the titles to unpatented lands in the district of Monongalia, Yohogania and Ohio and in consideration of ancient composition of two pounds sterling paid by Samuel FULTON unto the treasury of this Commonwealth there is granted by the said Commonwealth unto the said Samuel FULTON assignee of Thomas Edgington who was assignee of William Haskins a certain tract or parcell of land containing 400 acres by ___ bearing date the 21st day of February 1783 lying and being in the County of Ohio including his improvement made in the year 1774 on the Ohio River, Short Creek and bounded or followeth to wit "Beginning at two elms on the bank of Short Creek at the foot of a high bank of rocks thence S 110 W 237 poles to a hickory near the top of a ridge N80' W 277 poles to a sugar tree on the bank of the river Ohio, thence up the river according to the several meanders thereof and bending therein 306 poles to the mouth of Short Creek thence up said according to the several meanders thereof and bending thereon 328 poles to the beginning with its appurtenances.

TO HAVE AND HOLD the said Tract or Parcel of Land, with its appurtenances, to the said SAMUEL FULTON and his heirs forever. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the said Edmund Randolph, Esquire, Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, hath hereunto set to be affixed at Richmond, on the 5th day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty eight and of the commonwealth the 13th .

Edmun Randolph

Edmund Randolph, Esquire, Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia:

To All To Whom These Presents shall Come, Greeting:

Know ye, that by virtue and in consideration of a land office preservation warrant No. 2395 issued the 24th day of March 1783 then is granted by the said commonwealth unto Samuel FULTON assignee of John Stephensen a certain tract or parcel of land containing 200 acres by survey bearing the date the 1st day of July 1785 lying and being in the County of Ohio on the Ohio River and bounded as followeth to wit: "Beginning at a hickory and walnut on the river bank corner to John Wilson and with his lines N 880 E 283 poles to a sugar tree corner of to John McCullock and with his lines N 650 E 35 poles to four walnuts thence N 110 E 93 poles to a hickory corner to FULTON settlement and with his line N 880 W 277 poles to a sugar tree on the river bank thence down the river according to the several meanders thereof and bending thereon 142 poles to the beginning with its appurtenances.

TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the said Tract or Parcel of Land, with its appurtenances, to the said Samuel FULTON and his heirs forever IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the said Edmund Randolph, Esquire, Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, hath hereunto set his hand and caused the Lesser Seal of the said Commonwealth to be affixed, at Richmond, on the 5th day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty eight and of the commonwealth the 13th.

Edmun Randolph