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George Campbell, son of Gilbert 1750s 1760s 1780s Augusta, Rockbridge VA

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George Campbell, son of Gilbert 1750s 1760s 1780s Augusta, Rockbridge VA

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Surnames: Campbell, Hays, Woods,Trimble,Stuart,Thompson,Allison,McMullen ,McElheny,Moore,McClure,Evans,Crockett,Craig,Bell,Hall,Cowan,Walker,McCampbell
I'm posting my notes from VA research on the Campbell family.

George Campbell, SON OF GILBERT


1750 Page 294.--29th August, 1750. Gilbert Campbell's will, of Forks of James River, plantationer--Wife, Prudence Osran Campbell, alias Osran; son, George Campbell (infant); son, Charles Campbell (infant); daughter, Elizabeth Campbell Woods, alias Campbell; son, James Campbell; daughter, Prudence Campbell Hays; daughter, Sarah Campbell; daughter, Lattice Campbell. Executors, James Trimble, Thomas Stuart and Andrew Hays. Teste: James Thompson, Robert Allison, Alex. McMuIlen. Proved, 26th February, 1751, by Thompson and Allison, and probate granted to Andrew Hays. Augusta County Will Book 1 A COPY OF THIS DOCUMENT IS IN TC'S FILES. GILBERT CAMPBELL LEFT HIS PLANTATION TO WIFE PRUDENCE UNTIL SON GEORGE CAME OF AGE, AT WHICH TIME SHE WAS TO HAVE HALF, THEN WHEN SON CHARLES CAME OF AGE, SHE WAS TO HAVE JUST THE HOUSE AND ADJACENT FIELD. I.E. THE 2 BOYS WERE TO RECEIVE PARTS OF THE PLANTATION AS THEY CAME OF AGE. GEORGE WAS TO RECEIVE THE HALF "NEXT TO THE RIVER" AND CHARLES WAS TO RECEIVE THE OTHER HALF. CHILDREN ELIZABETH, JAMES, AND PRUDENCE WERE TO RECEIVE ONE CROWN APIECE. CHARLES AND GEORGE WERE TO PAY 2 OTHER SIBLINGS, SARAH AND LATTICE, 2 POUNDS EACH AND 20 POUNDS WAS TO BE SET ASIDE FOR THEIR WELL BEING OUT OF THE PLANTATION. WILL WAS WRITTEN AUG 1750 AND PROVEN IN FEB 1751.

1758 Page 243.--17th May, 1758. George Campbell's bond (with Robert McElheny. Robt. Moore) as guardian (chosen) to Lettice Campbell, orphan of Gilbert Campbell. Augusta Co VA WILL BOOK #2 LETTICE WOULD BE GEORGE'S YOUNGER SISTER.

1758 MAY 17, 1758. (147) James Crockett, aged 17, orphan of Robert Crockett, chose Thomas Thompson guardian. Saml. Craig appointed guardian of Jane Bell, infant orphan of James Bell. Lettice Campbell , aged 14, orphan of Gilbert Campbell chose George Campbell her guardian. Wm. McFeaters appointed guardian to Andrew Crockett, orphan of Robert Crockett AUGUSTA COUNTY COURT RECORDS LETTICE WOULD BE GEORGE'S YOUNGER SISTER.

1758 Page 58.--11th November, 1758. William Hall and Jane Hall to
Andrew Hall, £100, 280 acres on North Branch James in Borden's tract, and conveyed by Borden, 8th April, 1743. Teste: George Campbell, Robert Cowan. Delivered: Wm. Hall, 1762. Deed book 8 MIGHT BE GEORGE "SON OF GILBERT" CAMPBELL SINCE THIS INVOLVES LAND ON THE JAMES RIVER, ALTHOUGH HE WOULD HAVE BEEN ONLY 18 YEARS OLD OR SO.

1765 Page 46.--14th August, 1765. George Campbell, Agness Campbell,
his wife, and Prudence Campbell (widow of Gilbert Campbell) , his mother, to Andrew McClure, £130,194 acres in Forks of James and in the fork of Wood's Creek and North Branch of James; corner Joseph Walker. Teste: Jno. McCampbell, Charles Campbell. Delivered: grantee, September, 1770. Deed book 12 IN THIS DOCUMENT GEORGE AND HIS MOTHER ARE SELLING 194 ACRES WHICH WOULD PROBABLY BE GEORGE'S PART OF HIS FATHER'S PLANTATION ON THE FORKS OF THE JAMES RIVER. HIS MOTHER STILL HAD RIGHTS TO HOUSE AND A FIELD AND WAS PROBABLY REQUIRED TO SIGN AS WELL. ANDREW MCCLURE IS PROBABLY A RELATIVE OF GEORGE'S WIFE, AGNESS MCCLURE.

1766 Page 534.--15th August, 1766. Stephen Arnold and Jane to George Campbell, £40, 120 acres at the Cove on south side James River,
crossing Elk Creek. Teste: Daniel Evans, Samuel McClure. Augusta Deed book 12 SAMUEL MCCLURE IS BELIEVED TO BE GEORGE "SON OF GILBERT" CAMPBELL'S FATHER IN LAW.

1783 George Campbell 1-0-0-6-14 In 1783, the tax assessor noted the number of free white males in a household over age 21 years, their names and the names of slaves in a household; number of slaves in the household over age 16, number of slaves under age 16; number of horses; number of cattle. The assessors noted holders of tavern licenses, covering horses (stud) and the rates charged. Often older men were exempt from the tithable tax, as were women. This listing covers ONLY the Southwest District of the County, the Northeast District is missing for the year 1783. 1783 Rockbridge Co VA Tax List THERE ARE TWO GEORGE CAMPBELLS ON THE 1783 ROCKBRIDGE TAX LIST. THIS ONE HAS MORE CATTLE, GUESSING HE MIGHT BE GILBERT'S SON GEORGE.
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