Facts and Events
Michael Cryter was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Orange County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Orange County, Virginia Records:
- Pages 422-25. 23-24 Feb. 1736/7. Ludwick Stone of Orange County to Michael Cryter of the Province of Pennsylvania. Lease and release; for £100 current money. Three tracts, the first 200 acres on Gerundo (Shenandoah) River on the south side between Mathias Selser and Michael Coffman. Also 200 acres, the uppermost of the Mosonutten lotts, at the uppermost corner of Stover's survey, and joyns at the upper side of Martin coffman's upper tract... The other, 100 acres near Elk lick on the north side Gerundo adjoyning to Martin Coffman and John Prupecker. (signed) Ludwick Stein (Stone). Wit: Gideon Marr, John Newport. 24 Feb. 1736 . Adknowledged by Ludwick Stone. William Russell, Gent., made a motion that the land might not be recorded because Stone was indebteded to him £12.12.-. Stone acknowledged the obligation and said he would pay the money when due. [Orange County Virginia Deed Book 1, Dorman, pg. 29].