Rockingham County, Virginia
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A History of Rockingham County
John W. Wayland Ph.D.

APPENDIX (C)

 

LARGE LANDOWNERS OF ROCKINGHAM CO. IN THE YEAR 1789

 

            Lists compiled from the Original Manuscripts in the County Clerk’s Office

            The number preceding the name of each individual indicates the militia-company district to which he belonged; the number following his name shows the number of acres of land he owned.

 

LIST BY RALPH LOFTUS, COMMISSIONER

 

4

Amond, Mathias, 1180

2

Herdman, John, Jr., 572

5

Argabright, Martin, 508

2

Harrison, Jess, Sr., 544

2

Berry, Benjamin, 901

3

Herring, William, 516

2

Baxter, George, 1196

4

Huston, George, 703

3

Butt, Windle, 557

4

Houlder, Michael, 680

4

Beard, James, 1365

5

Harrison, Benjamin, 1024

6

Briant, Thomas, Sr., 954

5

Harrison, Robert & Reuben, 1620

6

Burkholder, Peter, 543

5

Harrison, Thomas, 860

7

Baker, Michael, 581

5

Hemphill, Samuel, 653

2

Crawford, Geo. A., 800

6

Kesler, Woolery, 550

4

Cathrea, John, 890

1

Miller, John, 748

5

Cravens, Robert, 539

1

Miller, Henry, 671

1

Douglass, Joseph, 975

4

Machall, John, 1282

1

Dever, William, 575

5

Miller, Samuel’s exrs., 636

1

Dever, Hugh, 506

1

Rice, John, 861

1

Davies, John, 1380

3

Roler, Peter, 1033

2

Davison, Josiah, 980

6

Ruddle, Cornelius, 704

4

Donaghe, Hugh, 734

1

Smith, William, 858

5

Dever, James, Land Co., 1283

1

Smith, Henry, 1053

2

Cruins, John, Sr., 875

1

Smith, Joseph, 582

5

Cuins, Henry, 1101

2

Shanklin, Thomas, 853

4

Fisher, Abraham, 514

3

Shanklin, Edward, 575

2

Green, Francis, 703

4

Snap, John, 629

3

Grattan, Jn., 2047

5

Stephenson, Caster, 879

6

Grattan, John, 915

5

Smith, Benjamin, 955

1

Heart, Silas, 704

7

Shoemaker, George, 500

1

Hamilton, Gawin, 952

6

Thomas, John, 683

2

Hopkins, Arch, Jr., 586

1

Walker, Thomas, 900

2

Hopkins, Arch, Sr., 1551

5

Winger, Henry, 500

 

LIST BY REUBEN MOORE, COMMISSIONER.

 

8

Josiah Harrison’s Company

12

Headrick, John, 625

9

Ezekiel Harrison’s Company

11

Jones, Gabriel, 1004

10

Richard Ragan’s Company

10

Kessle, George, 810

11

John Rush’s Company

11

Kislinger, Jacob, 615

12

Casper Hains’ Company

12

Kirtley, Francis, 824

13

Henry Miller’s Company

14

Kisore, Michael, 566

14

Michael Rorick’s Company

8

Lokey, Thomas, 530

9

Andrews, Andrew, 600

11

Lewis, Thomas, Sr., 2050

9

Bear, John, Sr., 836

8

March, Sabaston, 515

9

Crim, Peter, 516

8

Moore, Thomas, Sr., 2050

10

Crow, Walter, 759

9

Moore, John Quaker, 1088

10

Crotzer, Joseph, 641 1-2

13

Miller, Henry & Elizabeth, 1215

11

Craig, John, 1314

14

Null, Henry, 695

12

Carsh, Matthias, 680

8

Phillips, John, Sr., 540

12

Conrad, Peter, 890

11

Pence, George, 703

12

Conrad, George, 844

11

Perkey, John, 515

13

Davis, William, 841

11

Perkey, Henry, 515

9

Fifer, Adam, Sr., 602

11

Price, Augusteen, Sr., 531

8

Harrison, Reuben, 1204

10

Ragan, Richard, 736

8

Harrison, Zebulon, 575

11

Rush, Charles, 553

8

Harrison, Matthew, 900

8

Sircle, Ludwick, 932

9

Hoover, Jacob, 516

10

Smith, Jane, Sr., 500

10

Harrison, John, 938

10

Smith, Benjamin, 500

10

Hagay, Godfrey, 730

11

Swisher, John, 676

10

Harned, David, 795

12

Sellers, Adam, 1154

 

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