Facts and Events
David Coulter was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
David Coulter's land (Beverley Manor SE, 237½ acres, 1806) as shown on the map meticulously drawn by J.R. Hildebrand, cartographer. This map is copyrighted©, used by permission of John Hildebrand, son of J.R. Hildebrand, April, 2009.
Acquisition of Land in Augusta County:
- David Coulter acquired a patent for a 237½ acre tract in 1806, as shown in the Hildebrand Map, shown above.
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Page 449.--19th August, 1772. Beverley to John Coulter. Delivered to David Coalter, 19th May, 1803, which said land was willed to him by said John Coalter, his father, signed David ( ) Coalter. Teste: Samuel Crutchfield.
- Page 65.--8th March, 1788. John Coulter's will, aged about 68 years-- To wife; to son, David; to son, John; to 3 daughters, Bety Ray, Bett Best, Nancy Beaton; to daughter, Mary Best; to sons, James and Joseph; to daughters, Nancy Beaton, Bety Reay, Bell Best, Mary Best; to grandson, John Coulter, Joseph's son. Executors, son David and Walter Davis. Teste: Edward Hall, Mathew Allexander. Proved, 17th June, 1788. by the witnesses, and 15th July, 1788, David Coulter qualifies and leave reserved for Davis to qualify later.
- Page 96.--16th September, 1788. Recorded. John Coulter's appraisement by Alex. Hall, Hugh McLary, Andrew Fulton, David Colter, executor. These are debtors, viz: Jonathan Boldin, Jno. Bruffy, James West, Robert Sterips.
- Page 235.--1788. The estate of John Coulter, deceased, to David Coulter, executor; 1789, paid Joseph, John, James, Isabella Coulter, David Rhea, James Best, Francis Best, Jno. Bratton.