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Court VA Augusta County Orders

County Court Order Books, Augusta Co., VA.
Summaries copied from Chalkley

Source Text
Selected surnames: Allison, Anderson, Brooks, Cunningham, Gamble, Woods.

Vol Page Y M D Description
1 18 1746 2 19 A claim of Isaac Anderson for Losses Sustained by the Indians was proved in Court by the sd. Anderson and Ordered to be certified to the Genl. Assembly for allowance.
1 24 1746 4 15 Robert Poage acknowledged the Deed of Land and Released to Robert Gamble which are admitted to Record and Elizabeth the Wife of the sd. Robert being first privately examined came into Court and relinquished her right of Dower to the Land mentioned in the Deed which also is admitted to Record.
1 35 1746 4 16 Isaac Anderson, surety for Saml. Davis & Edw. Boyle.
1 36 1746 4 16 Solomon Saveall Lessee of Benj. Borden vs. Simpleton Spandan Tenant in Possn. } Ejections Firma. For three hundred and fifty acres of Land and appurtenances in the Parish of Augusta in the County of Augusta which Benjamin Borden did demised to the Plt. for a term as is Set forth in that Declaration. Isaac Anderson being admitted Defendant instead of the sd. Simpleton Spendan Confesed Lease entry vz Ouster. Pleaded not guilty vz. agreed on the trial to insist on the title only and the trial of the Issue is refered till the Next Court.
2 574 1751 5 28 Road ordered from John Davis's mill to Wood's New Cleared Gap, and John King, with Andrew Erwin, John McGill, Wm. McGill, Robert Fowler, Hugh Campbell, John Erwin, Edward Erwin, Robert Carscaden, Francis Erwin, Edward Erwin, Wm. Frame, Benj. Erwin, Charles Campbell, Robert Campbell, Wm. Brown, Michael Dickey, Robert Brown. Henry Smith, Hugh Diver, Charles Diver, David McCummins, John Davis, Danl. Smith, James Anderson, John Francis, Wm. Alexander, Robert Gamble, Andrew Combe, James Patterson, Francis Brown, Gabriel Pickens, keep it in repair.
3 326 1752 8 21 Robbert Bratton in open Court made oath to his deposition in favor of Margaret Woods, proving her to be the lawful wife of James Woods.
7 355 1762 11 16 John Brooks, deceased, Wm. Wilson qualified administrator.
7 365 1762 11 18 Margaret Woods vs. Thomas Loyd } Sheriff attached--One bottle rhubarb, 1 paper rhubarb, 14 boxes Lockyer's pills, 3 bottles Daffy's Elixir, some spirits of hartshorn, 2 papers senna, 1 paper black brimstone, 1 gally pot and vial.
11 489 1768 3 15 Hemp certificates: Peachy Ridgeway Gilmore, David Doak, John McKee, Jacob Anderson, Ro. Allison, Rob. Rodgers.
12 474 1768 11 15 James Anderson, Jr., (son of James Anderson, deaf) be summoned for not supporting his children in a Christianlike manner.
13 200 1769 6 20 Constables: Wm. Carren, vice Joseph Robinson, Wm. Rutledge, vice Alexr. Gibson, Wm. Lusk, vice John Carlile, Robt. Gamble, vice John Clark.
13 224 1769 6 22 Margaret Woods, late Margaret Robinson, widow of William Robinson.
14 449 1772 11 20 Robert Jordaine vs. James Cunningham.--Debt--judgment.
16 138 1776 12 17 County levy. To John Abner, as Captain of the Patrollers of Staunton, and then to the following (no doubt Abner's men), viz: John Parell, Henry Hall, William Smith, John Griffin, John Crosswhite, Alexr. McKensey, James Dunn, Thomas Bell, William Evans, Israel Crisby, John Meredith, Robert Shall, Jacob Peck, Robert Gamble, John McDonough, Francis Hall, James Brush, Owen Owens, James Thomas.
17 322 1780 12 19 These to work on the road from Staunton to Christian's Creek, with their tithables, viz: William Lewis, Henry Moura, John Brooks, Peter Moura John Bird, James Graham, Nicholas Sprigg, Robert Russell, Mr. Hunt, Andrew Scott, Jacob Sciler, Peter Grass, John Graham, Christopher Graham, Joshua Russell, James Coursey, Thomas Scott, Wm. Burk, Robert McClenachan, Samuel Fraizer and James Hill.
19 18 1785 5 17 New Commission, viz: Thomas Adams, William Bowyer, Thomas Hughart,* Alexr. St. Clair, Charles Cameron, William McPheeters,* Joseph Bell, Samuel Vance, John Givens, David Stephenson, Richard Mathews, Robert Porterfield, Jacob Warrick, George Moffet, Alexr. Robertson, Elijah McClenachan,* Thomas Hughes,* George Poage, James Steel, John Wilson, Samuel Lewis, John Taite,* Robert Gamble, James Crawford, Jr., James Davis, Alexr. Crawford, John McKemey. (Those marked (*) qualified.)
19 81 1785 5 19 Robert Gamble and Robert Porterfield qualified Justices.
20 80 1786 6 20 Peter Wilson, orphan of Peter Wilson, to be bound to Ro. Gamble.
20 169 1786 9 19 Following officers of militia recommended: Robert Gamble, as Lieutenant Colonel, William Hinds, as Captain, John Hogshead and David Parry, as Lieutenants, Jacob Perey and Samuel Cargo, as Ensigns, and for a light company to the First Regiment--Alexander Gibson, as Captain, John Poage, Jr., as Lieutenant, James Steel, as Ensign, for a light company to the Second Regiment--John Lewis, as Captain, Charles Donally, as Lieutenant, John McCreery, Jr., Ensign.
20 248 1787 3 24 Robert Douthat, Robert McCullough, Robert Stuart, Hugh McDowell, Wm. McDowell, Robert McDowell, Robert Aistrop, Charles Markle, John McKibbon and Robert Gamble, merchants, granted licenses for retailing goods agreeable to the Act of Assembly "Imposing New Taxes."
20 497 1788 3 22 Sampson Mathews, Alexr. St. Clair, Michael Bowyer, Robert Gamble, James P. Cocke, William Bowyer and Alexander Nelson are appointed Commissioners to draw a plan of a new Court House, to be built on the Court House ground, and to fix the place whereon the same shall be set, and advertise the building thereof to be let to the lowest bidder, on such terms and conditions as the Court may direct at April next.
21 45 1789 4 21 Merchants licensed, viz: Robert Stuart, Robert McDowell, Robert McCullough, Robert Aistrop, Robert Gamble, William McDowell, Hugh McDowell.
21 176 1789 11 21 Sheriff ordered to sell the old Court House and an old house on the prison lot, near the jailor's house, the purchaser being required to remove them as soon as possible--the ground around the new Court House to be leveled, and posted with locust posts or chains in such manner as the Commissioners shall direct. Robert Gamble, James F. Cocke, Robt. Douthat and Michael Bowyer appointed Commissioners.
21 332 1790 10 19 John Clements qualified Lieutenant of 1st Regiment, and Benj. Kennerly, Ensign, Edward Rutledge recommended Captain of 1st Regiment, Jonathan Brooks, Lieutenant, and James Henderson, Ensign.
21 387 1791 2 15 Andrew Anderson, vice Lieut.-Col. Robert Gamble, removed, recommended as Lieut-Col. of 1st Regiment, and John Campbell for Major.
22 97 1792 4 18 James Lyle, Jr., appointed, vice Robert Gamble, who has removed, to convey the County lots to purchasers.
22 189 1792 10 16 Admn. of estate of George Peerson granted James Anderson.
23 159 1794 9 16 Jonathan Brooks recommended Lieutenant.
23 196 1794 12 16 Jonathan Brooks recommended as Captain, vice Edward Rutledge, who has removed. James Henderson recommended as Lieutenant, vice Jonathan Brooks.