Facts and Events
Malcolm McCoun was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land in Augusta County, VA:
Malcolm McCoun acquired land from his father, Francis McCoun in his will:
- Page 94.--9th October, 1761. Francis McCown's will, farmer-wife, Margaret; sons, George and Francis; son, Malcom, the plantation formerly belonging to Mathew Young; son, James, the plantation in the Forks; daughters, Margaret, Nancy, Katrine; son, James, the plantation Saml. Norwood formerly lived on, and to pay Malcom i5 when come to age of "menuarty"; daughter, Isbell. Seven children. Executors, wife Margaret and son George. Teste: John Cunningham, Wm, McKemey John McNabb. Proved, 18th November, 1761, by the witnesses.--Margaret refuses to execute. George qualifies, with John McCown, Robt. Christian, George Moffett.
Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 541.--14th August, 1769. Malcom McQuon (Malcom McCown), of Forks of James, to Samuel Wilson, of said Forks, £100, on Whistle Creek in Forks of James containing 150-1/2 acres, corner formerly to Low Todd, now Hugh Cunningham. Teste: Jas. Hall, Joseph Walker, William Sproul.
Records of Malcolm McCoun in Augusta County, VA
- Page 341.--19th June, 1764. Richard Brush's appraisement (by Moses, John and Malcom McCown) recorded.
- Vol. 1 - AUGUST 24, 1767. - (322) John Taylor versus Malcolm McCown (son to John). James Gilmore witness. (Note: based upon this and another record listed below, Malcolm's mother had re-married to John Taylor prior to this date.).
- Vol. 1 - MARCH 28, 1771. - (208) Malcom McCown vs William Christian, Jr.--Defendant's death abates suit.
- Vol. 1 - AUGUST, 1767 (D). - John Taylor vs. Malcum McCown.--Defendant is widow's son. (Note: John Taylor in 1767 was the step-father of Malcolm McCown, which explains that record above refering to Malcolm as a "son of John Taylor".)
- Vol. 1 - AUGUST, 1767 (D). - Malcolm McCown (widow's son) Dr., to John Taylor. 1766, February 5, to account.