Facts and Events
Michael Kauffman was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Orange County, Virginia Records:
- Pages 425-28. 23 Feb. 1736/7. Ludowick Stone of Orange County to Michael Coffman. Lease and release; for £24 current money. 217 acres on Gerundo (Shenandoah) River... on the north side... part of a tract formerly granted unto Jacob Stover. (signed) Ludwig Stein. Wit: Gideon Marr, Jno. Newport. 24 Feb. 1736 . Acknowledged by Ludwick Stone.
- William Russell, Gent., opposed its being recorded because Stone was indebted to him £12.12.- unless Stone gave security. Stone promised to pay him when due. [Orange County Virginia Deed Book 1, Dorman, pg. 29].