Promoted major for gallantry, he `was employed during the war of 1812 in fighting the Indian allies of Great Britain. MCKAY, JAMES
A fair day. The Number of People Taken in Orange County by And'w, Shepherd, Gent., October, 1782. In 1743 Pat Leonard is ordered to the stocks "for calling the sheriff a liar." Dr. W . CATLETT JAMES, pensioner. Membership of the Committee was quite a badge of distinction, and descent from a Committeeman constitutes a clear title to membership in the societies known as " The Sons " and "The Daughters of the Revolution. CRITTENDEN, wagon master
Mission Statement: The Orange County African-American Historical Society (OCAAHS) was founded to explore African-American contributions to the cultural and historical heritage of Orange County, Virginia. The first white settlement was Germanna, which became Orange County. General Gordon was a democrat of the States' Rights school, and a fervid and eloquent speaker. McCOWIN, FRANCIS
JAS. And were this a populous city, she is qualified to exercise two other callings. ROBINSON, JAMES
1752. 1747. WILLIAM MORRIS
It was somewhere between Barboursville and. VI includes Cedar Creek and Camp Creek Monthly Meetings (Source: Explore Ancestry for free) ($) A list of persons who imported themselves, or were imported as servants by others, and who afterwards proved their importation in order to obtain their "head rights" to land in the colony. All these institutions possess the confidence of the people, and their stock commands a premium. The first term of the court in this building was held July 6th, 1752, and this was the building next preceding the "old courthouse" standing to-day, and remodeled into the storerooms occupied as drug and hardware stores, facing the railroad. It was built for Mr. Jonathan Graves about 1830, and is now owned by Mr. W. G. Crenshaw, Jr., his grandson. JEDITHON CANTERBERRY AMBROSE LUCAS
FITZHUGH, O. S.
1739. 1787. 1740. Scott, Captain John, for pay of his company of Orange Militia to 28 inst, and 9 days to return, £ 211. Thus, in 1735, this order is entered: "The Court doth set and rate liquors; Rum, the gallon, eight shillings; Virginia brandy, six shillings; Punch, or Flipp, the quart, with white sugar, one and three pence, with brown sugar, one shilling; French brandy, sixteen shillings; Punch of same, two and six pence; Frill or Madeira wine, quart, two shillings; a hot dyet (diet) one shilling; a cold dyet, six pence; a lodging with clean sheets (always thus in the ratings) six pence;" and so on for oats, pasturages, etc. However, he was so complaisant as to bear the gnawing of his stomach, till eight o'clock for my sake. The illustration shows the stately and graceful proportions of the mansion. W. S. Parran, were organized in orange, received arms and equipments, were uniformed, and began regular drills in preparation for the direful conflict which everybody felt was coming, indeed was almost come. The County was named for Lieutenant-Governor Spotswood, then acting governor of the Colony. In a cotemporaneous official manuscript volume labeled, " Virginia Militia " in the State library, published in full in the "Virginia Magazine of History and Biography," see volume 14, page 8o, are to be found these entries: "1777, Sept. 29. If my wife shall pay the said sum of money within the time before specified as aforesaid, so as to become entitled to the fee simple in the said land, then I bequeath the said sum of money to be equally divided among all my nephews and nieces which shall at that time be living, and in case of any of them being dead, leaving issue at that time living, then such issue shall take the place of its or their deceased parent. Francis Cowherd, long known as Major Cowherd, who was a justice of the peace and high sheriff of Orange after the Revolution and who attained the rank of captain in the Revolutionary army, was a soldier in Colonel Field's regiment at the battle of Point Pleasant. PAYNE
I, James Madison, do annex this codicil to my last will as above and to be taken as part thereof. BROWN, WM. We set out at nine of the clock, and before twelve we saw several bears, and killed three. 1779; taken prisoner at Charleston 1780; served to close of war. This assembly first met May 6. There was much and long continued contention and litigation about this line, however, between Fairfax and the colonial authorities, but it was finally settled that the Fairfax grant embraced all the land lying between the Potomac and Rappahannock rivers up to the head springs of each river, and that the head spring of the Rappahannock was the source of what is now known as Conway or Middle River, which source is near the corner of Greene and Madison counties, near the crest of the Blue Ridge. MANNEN, ANDREW
W WILLIAMS, JOSEPH. BENONI HANSFORD
G. A. Goodman became colonel of the Thirteenth Virginia Infantry. He long represented the County in the House of Burgesses, was a member of the Conventions Of 17 74 and 17 7 5 , and County Lieutenant, with the rank of colonel, in the later years of the Revolutionary War. 1747. THOS. Robert Green, William Beverley. He held many positions of dignity and trust in the colony and, it is said, was the friend of Addison, and an occasional contributor to the " Spectator. " Well did Sir Walter say that if he could not see the Scotch heather once a year he would die. WM. ALMOND, L. V.
The Governor left his chaise here, and mounted his horse. We breakfasted, and about ten got on horseback, and at four came to the Brick-house, upon York River, where we crossed the ferry, and at six we came to Mr. Austin Moor's house, upon Mattapony River, in King William County; here we lay all night and were well entertained. 1743. WOOD, THOMAS. PANNILL, P. P.
Sharon; and the varied landscape of Clarke's Mountain adds another charm to the prospect. POWELL,
MORRIS PETER APPERSON WILLIAM RANDALL,aged 74CHURCHILL GORDON, midshipman 1836 WM. ", Farming implements and other personal property. WILLIAM MARTIN
J. S. JACKSON, orderly sergeant at Appomattox
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