Facts and Events
MIchael Coger was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 479.--13th August, 1762. Jacob Coger, of Hallifax County, to Michael Coger, £100, 455 acres on Shanando, part of 930 acres patented to Jacob, 24th April, 1753. Cor. Thomas McCready (conveyed from Jacob), the patent lines. Teste: Felta Kop (Valentine Cope), Stephen Conrad. Delivered: M. Coger, 26th April, 1763. (Note: Michael Coger appears to be the son of Jacob).
- Page 500.--16th November, 1771. Henry Long and Barbara to Michael Coagar, £35, 100 acres on Shanando, between Philip Long and Jacob Coagor. Delivered: Michael Cogor, 26th April, 1785.
Records of Michael Coger in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Vol. 2 - MARRIAGES LICENSES IN AUGUSTA COUNTY. - 1762; June 6, Michael Coger.
- Vol. 1 - AUGUST 19, 1766. - (194) Mary Owler qualified admx. of husband. Wm. Owler. John Felts, Michael Cogar, Woolrick Horshman, and Jacob Shell, appraisers of Owler estate.
- Page 278.--17th August, 1771. Thomas Slaughter and Ann to Robert Slaughter, Jr., of Frederick County, 5 sihllinngs, on Shanandoe River, 465 acres which Jacob Cogar sold to Thomas McCredie, late of Fredericksburg, merchant, deceased. 24th May, 1763, recorded in General Court, pursuant to decree of the General Court upon a bill in equity, Wm. McCredie vs. Jacob Cogar, right descending to William, as brother and heir of Thomas McCredie. and purchased by Thomas Slaughter of Alexander Cunningham late merchant of Falmouth, Virginia, as attorney for William McCredie, 4th May, 1768. Teste: Michael Cogar, Daniel Lusk, William Kite. Deliered: Thomas Slaughter, November, 1771.
- Vol. 1 - MARCH 25, 1775. - (60) Edward Sparks, runaway servant of Martin Naule. Dennis Connerley, runaway servant of Michael Coager.
- Vol. 1 - NOVEMBER 15, 1774. - (19) Dennis Donnerley, runaway servant of Michael Coger.
- Vol. 1 - MAY 20, 1777. - (190) Mathew Wilson, recomd. Captain; John Boyd, recomd. Lieutenant; Samuel Weir, recomd. Ensign; Michael Coger, recomd. Captain, vice Capt. William Nalle, resigned; Samuel Vance, recomd. Captain; Jacob Warwick, recomd. Lieutenant; John Boyd, recomd. Ensign.
- Vol. 2 - 1778--June 22d, Danl. Smith, Jr., vs. Thomas Luton, on attachment. Joseph Smith, Ensign in Captain Cravens' Company, being empowered to draw the pay of a company of militia under said Cravens drawn-out into service being sworn as garnishee declared he had in his hands 91 days of
said Luton's pay in said company, amounting to £6-1-4. Jno. Davis, Benj. Harrison, Reuben Harrison, Gawen Hamilton, Wm. Herring, Michael Coger recommended to be added to the County Court. Reward offered for the recapture of slave Will, supra.
- Vol. 2 - Marriage Bond in Augusta County; 1788--March 18, Michael Cowger and Stophel Owie (German), surety. Michael Cowger and Catherine Owie. (Note: this may be a marriage bond of the son of this Michael Coger).