John Poage, Sr. born 16 May 1826 Ireland, died 16 Feb 1789 Augusta Co VA.Married MARY CRAWFORD 3 Jun 1751 Augusta Co VA daughter of William Crawford and Mary (Douglas).She was born about 1726 in Lancaster Co PA and died 9 Nov 1793 Augusta Co VA.She was a sister of Patrick Crawford. Notes for John Poage Sr.: DAR: CS VA 13 May 1750: John Poage, 27 acres adj Robert Stephenson 1760: Assistant Surveyor, Aug.Co VA 12 Mar 1764: John Poage, 80 acres, Forks of James River adj his own land. 6 Nov 1767: John Poage, 284 acres S.branch Potomack adj Shelton.
22 Apr 1789: Will Aug.Co VA: John Poage will. to dau Mary Poage, eldest son Robert, son George, son James; to other children William, Elizabeth, Ann. Execs: sons John and Thomas Poage. Teste: John Gardner, Daniel McNaze, Agnes Poage, William Willis. 3 Jul 1789: John Poage estate app. by Andrew Anderson, James Allen, Alexander Robertson.
9 Nov 1793/Jan 1794 Augusta Co VA: Mary Poage will son John, dau Elizabeth HOGE, dau Ann KINCAID. Exec: friend Thomas Poage and son John Poage. Teste: Thomas Poage, Margaret Allen, Polly Poage, Philip Sholl. proved by Thomas Poage and Sholl.