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Re: John Poage and Mary Crawford
Posted by: Mary Lou Wardlaw (ID *****6171) Date: June 20, 2008 at 18:17:43
In Reply to: Re: John Poage and Mary Crawford by Mike Taylor of 472

Poage, Ireland
ref: Descendants of Robert and John Poage, Vol. 1, the McClure Printing Cop., Staunton VA, privately printed 1954 (in possession of Mrs. Ann Miller, San Pedro CA)

from Ireland to Philadelphia; 1739 to Augusta Co VA

1740 Orange Co VA Court: Robert Poage, wife Elizabeth, and 9 children appeared in Orange Court to prove his importation with the view of taking up public lands. They came through the port of Philadelphia and immigrated at his own expense.

20 Oct 1773/6 Mar 1774 Augusta Co VA: Robert Poage will: sons John, Thomas, Robert, George, William.
Dau's Martha Woods, Elizabeth Crawford, Margaret Robertson.
Exec: William Lewis, son John Poage
Teste: John Craig, Isabella Helena Craig, Charles Baskin
Proved by John Craig, Clerk, and Baskins

Robert Poage monument, Fort Defiance, VA:
'Sacred to the memory of Robert Poage, immigrant from Ireland 1739, Elder in Augusta Stone Church 1740, Justice, First Commission of the Peace Augusta Cou ty 1745. Died in 1774, and to the memory of his wife Elizabeth Preston.' (Monument erected by J. G. Bishop, Nyack NY, a descendant)


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