Facts and Events
Jacob Coyle (Kile, Goyle) was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 520.--19th March, 1769. Gabriel Goyle, eldest son and heir of Volintine Goyle, deceased, to Jacob Goyle, on South Branch of Potowmack above Trout Rock, patented to James Trimble MDCCL, and by him conveyed to Volintine Goyle, 1761. Delivered to Jacob Coyle, 16th May, 1774.
- Page 243.--16th May, 1774. George ( ) Goile and Hannah ( ) to Jacob Goile, 131 acres on north side of South Branch of Potowmack, patented to George, 14th July, 1769. Teste: Thomas Jones.
Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 480.---20th May, 1777. Jacob ( ) Goyle and Margaret ( ) to Christian Pickle, 100 acres on South Branch of Potowmack above Trout Rock patented to James Trimble _____, and by him conveyed to Valentine Goyle, deceased 17th November, 1761, and descended to Gabriel Goyle as eldest son and heir. Teste: Valentine Cloninger, Valentine White.
Records of Jacob Coyle in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley's Augusta County Records:
- Page 75.--17th November, 1761. James Trimble and Sarah to Valentine Goyle, £16, two tracts 330 acres on South Branch Potowmack above the Front Rock: 1st, containing 100 acres; 2d, containing 130 acres adjoining. Delivered: Jacob Goyle, 7th October, 1772.
- Page 452.--11th October, 1765. Felty Goil's will--(Goil vid Kyle-- Coil--Gile)--To wife, Margaret; eldest son, Gabriel; son, Jacob; son, George; son, Martin, 130 acres; to daughters Barbary and Elizabeth (unmarried). Executors, Geo. Hammer and son George. Teste: Geo. Teter, Paul Teter, George Woldridge. Proved, 19th August, 1766, by Geo. and Paul Teter. Executors qualify (George his mark), with Henry Stone and Sebastian Hover.
- Page 86.--21st November, 1772. Mathew Patton to John Likens. Whereas John Reager in his lifetime had purchased of James Wood and Robert Green a tract of land on North Mill Creek, a branch of South Branch of Potowmack, 407 acres, but before conveyance was made, John was murdered by the enemy, Indians, and his son and two daughters carried into captivity; said Mathew administered on the personal estate and obtained a title from Green in his own name. 24th May, 1763. but on condition if the heirs of John should return from captivity Mathew should reconvey the land as by a bond in the hands of James Wood, of Frederick; Dorothy Reager and Barbara Reager, daughters of said John, did some years ago return from captivity, but John Reager, son and heir of John, deceased, has never returned nor has been heard of since he was taken and it is doubtful if he is alive. Dorothy has, since her return, intermarried with said John Likens. Delivered: Jacob Coil per order filed 15th March, 1798.
- Page 334.--29th August, 1777. List of those indebted to the estate of Roger North-- Jacob Kile, No. Mountain (listed among many others).
- Vol. 1 - MAY 18, 1779 - (451) Michael Simms indicted for rescuing his horse, impressed in country's service. Stuffe How, for opposing and resisting an officer empowered to press a horse for said service, by Geo. Nicholas, Jacob and Martin Coyle.