George HOME

George HOME[1]

Male 1698 - 1760  (61 years)

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  • Name George HOME  [2, 3
    Born 30 May 1698  Wedderburn Castle, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5
    Christened 4 Jun 1698  Duns Parish Church, Duns, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Land Office Grant 20 May 1748  Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 20 May 1748.
      Available on microfilm. Northern Neck Grants, reels 288-311.
      Location: Orange County.
      Description: 200 acres adjoining William Stanton, and John Spotswood.
      Source: Northern Neck Grants G, p. 49 (Reel 292).
      Part of the index to recorded copies of land grants issued by the agents of the Fairfax Proprietary between 1690 and 1781 and by the Commonwealth between 1786 and 1874. Original and recorded surveys are also indexed when available. The collection is housed in the Archives at the Library of Virginia.
    George_Hume_20May1748_LandGrant.jpg
    George_Hume_20May1748_LandGrant.jpg
    Land Office Grant 21 May 1748  Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 21 May 1748.
      Available on microfilm. Northern Neck Grants, reels 288-311.
      Location: Orange County.
      Description: 400 acres on Dark Run adjoining Wm Bootne, Robert Cave &c.
      Source: Northern Neck Grants G, p. 50 (Reel 292).
      Original survey exists.
      Part of the index to recorded copies of land grants issued by the agents of the Fairfax Proprietary between 1690 and 1781 and by the Commonwealth between 1786 and 1874. Original and recorded surveys are also indexed when available. The collection is housed in the Archives at the Library of Virginia.
    George_Hume_21May1748_LandGrant.jpg
    George_Hume_21May1748_LandGrant.jpg
    Bond 30 Nov 1751  Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    George Hume Bond.jpg
    George Hume Bond.jpg
    Land Office Grant 19 Oct 1756  Augusta County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 19 October 1756.
      Available on microfilm. Northern Neck Grants, reels 288-311.
      Location: Augusta County.
      Description: 400 acres on the So. side of Nethertons Mill Run.
      Source: Northern Neck Grants H, p. 709 (Reel 293).
      Original survey exists.
      Part of the index to recorded copies of land grants issued by the agents of the Fairfax Proprietary between 1690 and 1781 and by the Commonwealth between 1786 and 1874. Original and recorded surveys are also indexed when available. The collection is housed in the Archives at the Library of Virginia.
    George_Hume_19Oct1756_LandGrant.jpg
    George_Hume_19Oct1756_LandGrant.jpg
    Died 1760  Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 6
    Death Bef 19 Jun 1760  Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Administration 19 Jun 1760  Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Culpeper Court order for inventory of the George Hume estate.
    Administration 17 Jul 1760  Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Estate inventory was returned to Court & ordered recorded.
      (Culpeper County Will Book, p. 227, also 374)
    Estate Document 15 Mar 1773  Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    • Transcription:

      iSettlement of George Hume's Estate
      /iReceived of George Hume full satisfaction for our father's
      estate, and this is to certify that we nor our heirs have no
      claim nor demand against the said George Hume nor his heirs
      nor assigns for the same.
      Witness our hands the 15th day of February 1773.
      Francis Hume
      John Hume
      William Hume
      James Hume
      Charles Hume
      At a court held for Culpeper County, March 15th 1773: this
      receipt was acknowledged by Francis Hume, John Hume,
      William Hume, James Hume and Charles Hume, as theirs,
      and ordered to be recorded. Teste John Jameson, Clk.
      (Culpeper County Deed Book H, p. 676).
    George Hume Admin Receipt.jpg
    George Hume Admin Receipt.jpg
    Reference Number 256 
    _UID A0B2A246A15D4918A83109D5A2BF6F799927 
    Person ID I1339  Clan Home Genealogy
    Last Modified 26 Dec 2015 

    Father Sir George HOME, 10th Baron of Wedderburn,   b. 1667, Wedderburn Castle, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1720  (Age 53 years) 
    Mother Margaret HOME,   b. 1675, Lumsden, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1752  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 4 Oct 1695  Liberton, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F521  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth PROCTOR,   b. 1700, Fredericksburg, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1760 or 1797, Culpepper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years) 
    Married 16 Dec 1727  Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. George HUME,   b. 1729, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 23 Dec 1802, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     2. Francis HUME,   b. Abt 1730, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1813, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years)
     3. John HUME,   b. Abt 1732, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 15 Mar 1802, Campbell County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years)
     4. William HUME,   b. Abt 1734, Fredericksburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1809, Campbell County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years)
     5. Charles HUME,   b. 7 Oct 1739, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1821, Madison County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     6. James HUME,   b. 25 Feb 1740, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1811, Silver Springs Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2008 
    Family ID F519  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 4 Jun 1698 - Duns Parish Church, Duns, Berwickshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Office Grant - 20 May 1748 - Orange County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Office Grant - 21 May 1748 - Orange County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBond - 30 Nov 1751 - Orange County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Office Grant - 19 Oct 1756 - Augusta County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1760 - Culpeper County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - Bef 19 Jun 1760 - Culpeper County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAdministration - 19 Jun 1760 - Culpeper County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAdministration - 17 Jul 1760 - Culpeper County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEstate Document - 15 Mar 1773 - Culpeper County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    George_Hume(1698-1760).jpg
    George_Hume(1698-1760).jpg

    Documents
    Letters to and from Emigrant George Hume
    Letters to and from Emigrant George Hume

  • Notes 
    • Born Wedderburn Castle, Berwickshire, Scotland


      Surveyor to Lord Fairfax in VA


      MARRIAGE: Marriage proven by a deed 3 June, 1728 Spotsylvania County, VA.


      MILITARY: The Colonial Militia Officers who produced their commissions before the Court of His Majesty Hon'l. Justices for the county as directed by law. Capt. William Bledsoe and his officers James Williams and George Hume took oath 2 Sept. 1729. (See Order Book, Page 342, Colonial Records for Spotsylvania Co., Colonial Militia. This entitles a woman to belong to the Colonial Dames of America.


      MILITARY: George Hume served in the Colonial Troops of Spotsylvania County as a Lieutenant under the command of Captain William Bledsoe. He produced his commission in open court and took oath on 2 Sept. 1729. This is recorded in the Order Book of Spotsylvania County. The sword which he carried was mentioned in the inventory of his estate, recorded in Culpeper Will Book A, page 228. This service makes all his descendants eligible for the Society of Colonial Wars and the Society of Colonial Dames.


      DEATH: George died in Culpeper County in 1760, between April 2, 1760 on which date he had written to his brother Patrick, and June 19, 1760 when administration of his estate was ordered by the Culpeper County Court (Will Book A, 227; 374).


      WILL: George's estate was administered by his oldest son George, Culpeper County, VA, Will Book A, p. 227 and p. 374. On February 15, 1773, the final settlement was signed by the other five sons, Francis, John, William, James and Charles, Culpeper County, VA, Deed Book H, p. 676.


      Lt. George Hume, J.P. (1698-1760; 2d son but eldest with issue, of Sir George Home, Bt., Wedderburn Castle, Berwickshire, Scotland, 10th baron of his line), participated, with his father, in the Earl of Mar's uprising for the Stuarts, 1715, sailed for America and settled in Spotsylvania (later Culpeper) Co., Va., 1721, was surveyor of Spotsylvania, Orange and Frederick counties, taught George Washington surveying and was associated with him in many surveys, Lt. in Indian campaign, m 1728, Elizabeth Proctor, of St. George Par., Spotsylvania Co., Va.


      HUME, LIEUTENANT GEORGE........................................................................Virginia
      Born Wedderburn Castle, Berwickshire, Scotland, 30th May, 169[8]; died Culpeper County, Virginia, 1760.
      Served under his father, Sir George Hume of Wedderburn, Baronet, in the Rebellion for the House of Stuart, 1715, taken prisoner at Preston, in Lancashire, England, tried and condemned, but pardoned on condition that he leave Scotland; came to Virginia, 1721; Assistant Surveyor of William and Mary College, 1723-6; Surveyor of Spotsylvania County, 1726; laid out Fredericksburg, 1727-8; was George Washington's teacher of surveying; commissioned First Lieutenant in Captain William Bledsoe's Company of the Virginia Militia, 1729, and served against the Indians; Receiver of His Majesty's Rates on Tobacco, 1729; Justice of Spotsylvania County, 1730; Deputy to the King, 1731; Vestryman of St. George's Parish, Spotsylvania County; Deputy Surveyor of Orange County, 1739; Surveyor of Orange County, 1751; Surveyor of Frederick County, 1755; one of the three Commissioners (another of whom was Washington) to settle the Fairfax Land Suit.
      Dr. Edgar Erskine Hume, U.S.A.
      [Year book of the Society of Colonial Wars in the Commonwealth of Kentucky by General Society of Colonial Wars (U.S.), 1917, p. 49]


      George went to America in 1723. Died 1763.
      [From History of Dunbar Hume and Dundas from Drummond's Noble British Families, William Pickering, London 1846, page 25]

  • Sources 
    1. [S15] Histories of Noble British Families, Henry Drummond, (Part VI, London, William Pickering, 1844, (Folio), pp. 1-44.) (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S328] Family papers of Margaret Marie (Patterson) Hume, Margaret Marie (Patterson) Hume (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S2] History of the Hume Family, Dr. John Robert Hume, (Hume Genealogical Association, St. Louis, MO., U.S.A., 1903), page 68-73 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S33] Memorial to George Hume, Esquire, Edgar Erskine Hume, (Tyler's Quarterly Historical and Genealogical Magazine, Volume 21, No. 1, July, 1939, pp. 6-54; No. 2, October, 1939, pp. 70-120), page 101 (Reliability: 2).

    5. [S41] Report on the Manuscripts of Colonel David Milne Home of Wedderburn, Historical Manuscripts Commission, (London: Printed for His Majesty's Stationary Office, By Mackie & Co. Ld., 1902), page 110 (Reliability: 2).

    6. [S33] Memorial to George Hume, Esquire, Edgar Erskine Hume, (Tyler's Quarterly Historical and Genealogical Magazine, Volume 21, No. 1, July, 1939, pp. 6-54; No. 2, October, 1939, pp. 70-120), page 110 (Reliability: 2).

    7. [S9] A Colonial Scottish Jacobite Family, Edgar Erskine Hume, (Old Dominion Press, Richmond, Virginia, 1931), Page 127 (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S9] A Colonial Scottish Jacobite Family, Edgar Erskine Hume, (Old Dominion Press, Richmond, Virginia, 1931), Page 129 (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S9] A Colonial Scottish Jacobite Family, Edgar Erskine Hume, (Old Dominion Press, Richmond, Virginia, 1931), Transcription from page 132 (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S2] History of the Hume Family, Dr. John Robert Hume, (Hume Genealogical Association, St. Louis, MO., U.S.A., 1903), Image of document on page 293 (Reliability: 3).