Person:Malcolm McCoun (1)

Malcolm McCoun
b.Abt. 1740
m. bef. 1732
  1. Isabella McCown1727 - 1786
  2. Margaret Isabella McKeown1732 - 1800
  3. James McCuneABT 1732 - 1808
  4. Malcolm McCown1734 - 1740
  5. Malcolm McCounAbt 1740 -
  6. George McCounabt 1741 - Bet 1820 - 1830
  7. Margaret Ann McGowan1742 - abt 1811
  8. James McCown1744 - 1825
  9. Francis McCown1748 -
  10. Agnes 'Nancy' McCounAbt 1750 - 1844
  11. Katrina McCown1752 -
Facts and Events
Name Malcolm McCoun
Gender Male
Birth? Abt. 1740

Malcolm McCoun was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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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

From Chalkley's:

  • 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.