Facts and Events
James McCutcheon was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land in Augusta County:
- James McCutcheon received this land from his father in his will written in 1759, as listed in the disposition below:
Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 309.--19th May. 1778. James McCutchen, of Washington County, Virginia, to Doctor John Johnston, devised to him by his father, James McCutcheon, 1st February, 1759, in tail cites statutes converting estate tail into fee simple, corner Widow Cook.
Records of James McCutcheon in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Page 296.--1st February, 1759. James McCutchen's will, freeholder To wife Grisal and youngest son James, the tract testator lives on; to oldest son John and second son Patrick, 343 acres in Calf Pasture; to son William, if he lives to age, land; to elder daughter Sarah, second daughter Elizabeth. Executors, wife Grisal, Patrick Campbell, Samuel McCutchen. Teste: Robt. Campbell, W. Christian, Chas. Campbell, James Campbell. Proved, 16th May, 1759, by Wm. Christian and Ro. Campbell. Executors qualified.