Facts and Events
John McCullough was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
John McCullough's land (Beverley Manor NE, 414 acres acquired from John Finley (date unknown), originally patented to Charles Dalhouse in 1749) 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 from Chalkley's:
- John McCullough acquired (date unknown) a 414-acre tract in Beverley Manor from John Finley, as listed in the record "Richard Pilson to Jno. Williams", below. This tract was originally patented to Charles Dalhouse and was located next to Robert Patrick, as shown on the map above.
- Page 422.--21st February, 1777. James Brownlow and Katherine ( ) to John McCullock. Teste: William Walker, Samuel Wier, Alexander Tedford.
Will of John McCullough
- Will - John McCullock, Feb. 1, 1791, Wife Mary, £50; to my six grandchildren, children of my son, Thomas, deceased, £12; the home plantation, containing 367 acres, to my son Robert; to my son Robert's son, Thomas, my watch; son Robert, executor. Test: Rodes and John Ballard. April Court, 1795. [Albemarle County Will Book 3, pg. 243]
Records of John McCullough in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley's Augusta County Records:
- Page 90.--10th August, 1761. Robert Patrick's will--Sons, Charles and John Patrick; son John's son, Robert; daughter, Martha Black, and her 8 sons, Robt. and John; daughter, Isabell McCulloch, and her daughter, Rachel; wife, Rachel. Executors, sons Charles and John. Guardian, wife Rachel. Teste: James Wharey, John McCulloch. Proved, 17th November, 1761, by the witnesses. Charles Patrick refuses to execute. Jno. Patrick qualifies, with Jno. McFeeters, Wm. McFeeters. (Note: John McCullough's son Thomas married Robert Patrick's daughter, Isabella).
- Vol. 1 - MAY, 1763 (B). - Thompson vs. Cunningham.--John McCullogh, Hampshire County. Deposition and signature.
- Vol. 1 - JANUARY 17, 1775. - (30) New Commission from Dunmore, viz: Silas Hart, John Dickinson, James Lockhart, John Christian, Daniel Smith,* John Poage, Abraham Smith,* George Moffett,* Alexr. McClenachan,* Mathew Harrison, Michael Bowyer,* John Gratton, Thomas Hughes, Elijah McClenachan,* Josiah Davidson, John Skidmore, John Campbell, Thos. Smallman, John Gibson, John Stephenson, John Cannon, Silas Hedge, William Gee (McGee?), Archd. Alexander, Felix Gilbert,* Samuel McDowell,* Sampson Mathews,* William Bowyer,* George Mathews,* Alexr. Robertson,* John Hayes,* James Craig, John Frogg, Wm. Teas,* George Croghan, Edward Ward, Dawsey Pentecost, Wm. Crawford. John McCullough, Geo. Vallendegham and David Shepherd. (Those marked (*) qualified.)
- Vol. 2 - SEPTEMBER, 1802 (N to Z). - Ditto--Richard Pilson to Jno. Williams, recorded March 20th, 1764. Depn. John Dolass (Dolhouse), 1802; deposes he is about 52 years and son of Charles Dolass, to whom Wm. Beverley conveyed 414 acres originally run out for John Finley and sold by Finley to John McCullogh. Depn. Saml. Pilson, aged 62, between 40 and 50 years ago. Depn. John Hamilton, aged about 72 years. (Note: the land mentioned in this record was the 414-acre tract patented to Charles Dalhouse in the northeastern portion of Beverley Manor, next to where Robert Patrick lived).
Information on John McCullough
I am Looking For: descendants of John McCulloch/McColloch of Beverley Manor, VA. They lived on John Finley's Quarter, and were members of the Tinkling Spring Presbyterian Meetinghouse. I'm descended from his son Thomas, m. Betsy Gillespie, both born 1743 in VA. All migrated to Blount Co., TN in 1791.
John McCulloch Harms
From early Augusta County, VA records:
Militia, September 1758. John McCulley. Page 90. Officers and men at the battle of Point Pleasant, Oct. 10, 1774. Samuel McCullock. Page 91. Augusta Co. Militia, 1742, Co. No. 1. Thomas McCulough, Co. No. 4. Isaac McCulough. Page 112. The Virginia regiment under Col. Washington, July 9, 1754, at Wills Creek. Capt. Hog's Co., Wounded,
John McCully. Page 116. Virginia Reg*t, 1754. Capt. Andrew Lewis's Co., Sergeant John McCully. "