Van Gundy Family Tree

Notes for John COONROD

Residences & events:

9/1806 Augusta Co, VA, Indict. vs. Deft. & Thos. Lewis, Wm. Sulcer, Wm. Anderson, James Nutingham, & Jno. Coonrod for breaking into Bath Jail & rescuing Charles Rodgers, 1803.

1812 Lovejoy's heirs vs. McClung (McIlhany)--O. S. 268; N. S. 94--Bill, by Nancy, Samuel and John Lovejoy, infants, children and heirs of Josiah Lovejoy, deceased, by Wm. McClintock, their guardian. In 1808, Josiah purchased from George Hull and Josiah Thomas 45 to 50 acres on Jackson's River in Bath County, part of 270 acres sold by Robert Armstrong to William and James Cochran, who sold to John Coonrood, who sold to Josiah Thomas, who associated Hull, and then they sold to Lovejoy. Coonrood sold remainder of tract to Charles Rodgers, who sold to Levi Skidmore and then Armstrong and wife conveyed the whole 270 acres to Skidmore. Josiah Lovejoy was drowned June, 1812. James McElheney has obtained decree vs. Rodgers, Skidmore et als., for sale of the 270 acres.

From Kern and allied family history by Rebecca Lipe:

John Coonrod Sr. served in the War of 1812. 12 Aug 1812 until 18 Feb1813 as a Sgt in Captain Peter Backus' Company of Infantry and Jul1813 until 29 Aug 1813 as a Sgt in Captain Hugh Creighton's Company.

Some family listings have 5/29/1831 as his death date.

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