In 1738, Orange County Virginia was split to form Augusta and Frederick, two huge counties west of the Blue Ridge. Augusta County was the monster covering the western frontier to the Mississippi River and Great Lakes. With undetermined boundaries, north Nashville was part of the Augusta County territory in that the “Old Dominion” included all land north of the Cumberland River.
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in which you will find links to Augusta County and the Beverly Manor (which also contains the Borden Grant). Note the surnames of the early Augusta County settlers on the Beverly Manor map. They will be many of the names found in militia rosters of southwest Virginia, western North Carolina, and upland South Carolina during the American Revolution.