PENDLETON CO, WV (made in 1788 from Hardy and Rockingham

Augusta county was the parent county for 21 counties of Virginia, most of the counties of West Virginia and all of Kentucky including Pendleton. Pendleton was formed in 1788 from Hardy and Rockingham counties, Hardy having formed from Hampshire county in 1786 and Rockingham in 1778 from Augusta county. Pendleton county was named in honor of Edmund Pendleton, a member of the House of Burgesses from 1752-1775. In 1821, Pocahontas County was formed from Bath and Pendleton counties and in 1847, Highland county was formed from the northern part of Bath county and the southern part of Pendleton.

lays next to

Highland VA
Rockingham VA
Augusta VA
Grant WV
Hardy WV
Randolph WV
Tucker WV

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INTERESTING DISCOVERY: On 11-13-1810 Henry Sellers and Henry Alt were
purchasers of items at a sale to settle the estate of Nicholas Judy in Pendleton
Co., WV. Additional purchasers were: Henry Alt, Keterman, Moser, Hinkle,
Shreeve, Wise, Snider, Judy, and others.
Frank Sellers
Falls Church, VA

Sellersgen@aol.com
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1823 LAND BOOK FOR PENDLETON COUNTY, WV

531 L JUDY NICHOLAS EST 25 S BRANCH 20 N
532 L JUDY NICHOLAS EST 48 S BRANCH 20 N
533 L JUDY NICHOLAS EST 50 S BRANCH 20 N
534 L JUDY NICHOLAS EST 35 MILL CR 20 NE
535 L JUDY NICHOLAS EST 20 S BRANCH 20 NE
536 L JUDY NICHOLAS EST 20 S BRANCH 20 NE