Person:Samuel McCune (3)

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Samuel McCune
b.ABT 1720 Armagh, Ireland
  • F.  McCune (add)
m. bef. 1710
  1. Francis McCownAbt 1710 - Bef 1761
  2. Rachel McCuneBef 1712 - Bef 1751
  3. John McCune1712 - 1766
  4. Samuel McCuneABT 1720 - Bef 1802
  5. Sarah McCuneABT 1721 - 1792
  6. James McCuneBef 1724 -
  7. Thomas McCuneBef 1725 -
  8. Isabella McCuneBEF 1730 - BET 1781 AND 1786
m. ABT 1740
  1. Rachel McCune1744 -
  2. Mary McCune1746 -
  3. John McCune1748/49 - 1812
  4. Archibald McCuneABT 1751 - BEF 1849
  5. Elizabeth McCuneABT 1753 - BEF 1840
  6. William McCuneABT 1755 -
  7. Samuel McCuneABT 1755 -
  8. Anna McCuneABT 1757 - 1807
  9. James McCuneABT 1761 - 1795
Facts and Events
Name Samuel McCune
Gender Male
Birth? ABT 1720 Armagh, Ireland
Marriage ABT 1740 Augusta County, Virginiato Elizabeth Williams
Death? Bef. 26 APR 1802 Staunton, Augusta County, Virginia

Samuel McCune was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Image:McCuneSamuelBeverleyNE.jpg

Samuel McCune's land (Beverley Manor NE, 230 acres, 1742; 176 acres, 1749 & 104 acres, 1754) as shown on the map meticulously drawn by J.R. Hildebrand, cartographer. This map is copyrighted©, used by permission of John Hildebrand, son of J.R. Hildebrand, April, 2009. (Note land of John McCune, possible cousin of Samuel is adjoining the 1742 and 1749 tracts to the northeast).


Acquisition of Land from Orange County, Virginia Records:


  • Pages 97-101. 24 March 1741-25 March 1742. William Beverley Esqr., of Essex County to Samll. McKune of Orange County. Lease and release; for ₤26 current money. 230 acres... corner to John Seawright and George Hutchisone... crossing Robinson's Drauft Run... Person Anderson's line... John Seawright's corner... (signed) Wm. Beverley. Wit: W. Russell, Chas. Campbell, John Young. 24 March 1742. Acknowledged by William Beverley, Esq. [Orange County Virginia Deed Book 5, pg. 6].


Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:


  • Page 421.--23rd February, 1749. William Beverley to Samuel McCune, 176 acres in Beverley Manor. Said McCune's old plantation. David Edmiston's line. Teste: William Johnston, John Lin, James Frame.
  • Page 223.--15th May, 1754. Beverley to Samuel McCune, 104 acres in Beverley Manor, cor. McCune' old survey; Hugh McClure's line; line of Thos. Thompson's survey.
  • Page 230.--16th October, 1765. John Hutcheson and Isabella ( ) to Samuel McCune, £20, 277 acres on Christian's Creek, part of a tract surveyed for George Hutcheson. Teste: John Hunter, George Rodgers, William Wallas.


Will of Samuel McCune

  • Page 204.--8th June, 1798. Samuel (mark) McCune's will, Sr.--Son, John; wife, Elizabeth; to daughter, Rachel Bell; to daughter, Ann; to friend, James Steele; to grandson, Alex. Henry; to granddaughter, Sarah Henderson; to grandchildren by daughter Mary, except Granddaughter, Mary Bell, whom I raised and to whom I give £10 more; to daughter-in-law, Margaret McCune, wife to John; to grandson, Samuel, son to son William; to grandson, Samuel, son to son John; to son, Archibald; to son, Samuel. Executors, James Steele, Benj. Stuart, James Frazer. Teste: William and John Thompson, Archibald Stuart. Proved, 26th April, 1802. Executors refuse. Administration granted John and Samuel McCune.


Processioning List of 1755

"Processioning" was the process or periodically reviewing and agreeing upon property lines between settlers. Processioning Lists can be useful in determining the area of a settler and the neighboring settlers at a specific time period:


  • Page 152.--(1755) Jno. Finley, Wm. Thompson processioned in Cap. Thompson's Company as follows, viz: For Samuel McCune, for Wm. Logan, for Wm. Johnston, for Widow Thompson, for Thos. Thompson; Widow Frazer, present Robert Modey; for Rob. Moody; for Andw. McClure, present Jno. Hutchison; for Jno. Hutchison; for Hugh McClure, for Richard Pilson, for Zechoriah Smith, for Widow Sayre, for Andw. McClure, for John Campbell, for John Black, for Archd. Stewart, for Rob. Finley, for Alex. Henderson, for Wm. Patterson, for Jno. McClure, for George Caldwell, for John Thompson, for Wm. Palmer, for James Gillespey, for James Hamilton, for Saml. Steele, for James McClure, for Widow Campbell, for Robert Patrick, for John Ramsey, for Wm. Finley, for John Finley, for David Henderson, for Isaac White, for Adam Morow, for Alex. Thompson, for Wm. Thompson, for Wm. Caldwell.

Records of Samuel McCune in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley's Augusta County Records:


  • Vol. 1 - AUGUST 17, 1748. - (50) David Edmiston appd. overseer of road from Tinkling Spring to Stuart and Christian's Road, with these: James and John Campbell, Archibald Stuart, Chas. Dallis, James Hamilton, Richard Pilsher, David Henderson, George Vance, Robt. McCutchin, Saml. McCune, Robert Moody, John Frazier, John Thomson, Wm. Johnson, Alexr. Henderson, Saml. Henderson and Samuel Farguson.
  • Page 473.--23rd February, 1749. Same to William Johnston. Delivered: Zachariah Johnston, 1st June, 1773. 156 acres and 269 acres in Beverley Manor. Corner to William Wright. Corner John Thompson, Alexander Henderson's line. The Barrens. Platt. Teste: Alexander Wright, Samuel McCune.
  • Page 372.--27th August, 1751. David Edmondson's appraisement, by Wm. Finley, Wm. Jonston, Samuel McCune.
  • Page 412.--14th August, 1753. Thomas Waterson and Mary to John Fowler, 120 acres patented to Thomas 12th January, 1746, on North River Shannando, crossing Cook's Creek. Teste: Robert Wilson, Samuel McKune.
  • Page 354.--26th October, 1756. Alex. Thompson, Captain, to William Thompson, yeoman, £20. Bill sale of horses and cattle. Teste: Samuel McKune, John Gray.
  • Page 287.--3d July, 1758. Henry Brown's further appraisement, by Saml. McCune, Wm. Logan. Wm. Johnson.
  • Page 102.--14th November, 1761. Thomas Thompson's estate settlement by Mary Thompson, administratrix--Paid Margaret Thompson, Archd. Bryce, Robert Moody, Ephraim Wilson, Saml. McCune, John Cloyd.
  • Page 324.--22d August, 1771. Robert Beverley to John Ramsey, Jr., £13.10, 110 acres in Beverley Manor., Hugh McClure's corner, Samuel McCunes line. Delivered: William Ramsey, 5th October, 1772.
  • Page 316.--2d June, 1783. Robert Caldwell's estate appraised by James Frazer, Ben. Stuart, Will Caldwell, June (Samuel) McCune (McCune).
  • Vol. 2 - Lessley vs. Lessley--O. S. 145; N. S. 50--Bill, 29th September, 1804. Complainants are, viz: Rachel Crawford (wife of Alexander), Sally Henderson (wife of John), Polly Bell (wife of Robert), Agness Evans (wife of Morgan), only children, heirs and devisees of James Lesly, deceased, of Augusta. James died in 1775 testate. The widow died a few weeks after James, leaving oratrixes infants. Two executors in 1779 sold the land to Robert Rogers, who afterwards moved to Tennessee, Blount County. Elizabeth McCune deposes 24th November, 1775, in Augusta, that her daughter, Mary Lessley, on her death bed, &c. Elizabeth was wife of Samuel McCune.

Information on Samuel McCune

2. SAMUEL3 MCCUNE, SR. (FRANCIS2, ?1) was born Abt. 1720 in Armagh, Ireland1, and died April 26, 1802 in Staunton, Augusta, Virgina. He married ELIZABETH WILLIAMS Abt. 1740 in Augusta, Virginia. She was born Abt. 1725 in Augusta, Virginia, and died August 1804 in Augusta, Virgina.

Notes for SAMUEL MCCUNE, SR.: In 1749 and 1754 he purchased parts of the old McCune plantation. In 1764, he had a cattle brand recorded. In 1780, he was appointed road surveyor. In 1798, his will was recorded and in 1802 the will was probated.

From internet: Note: Depos. my dau Mary Lessley, my husb is Samuel.[Chucks McCunes.FTW]

Husband: MCCUNE, Samuel


Archibald McCune Date: Jun 8, 1798 Location: Augusta Co., VA Record ID: 38771 Description: Decedent's Son Prove Date: Apr 26, 1802 Book-Page: WB9-204

Remarks: Samuel McCune's will, Sr.-Son, John; wife, Elizabeth; to daughter, Rachel Bell; to daughter, Ann; to friend, James Steele; to grandson, Alex. Henry; to granddaughter, Sarah Henderson; to grandchildren by daughter Mary, except Granddaughter, Mary Bel

This probate record was originally published in "Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia, 1745-1800. Extracted from the Original Court Records of Augusta County" by Lyman Chalkley


Samuel McCune Location: Augusta Co., VA Record ID: 34349 Description: Mentioned Book-Page: 18-319

Remarks: Delivered to Samuel McCune, 22 Aug 1794.

This land record was originally published in "Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia, 1745-1800. Extracted from the Original Court Records of Augusta County" by Lyman Chalkley


Samuel McCune Date: Aug 22, 1771 Location: Augusta Co., VA Record ID: 34208 Description: Neighbor Book-Page: 17-324

Property: 110 acres in Beverley Manor, Hugh McClure's corner, Samuel McCune's line.

Remarks: £13.10. Delivered to William Ramsey, 5 Oct 1772.

This land record was originally published in "Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia, 1745-1800. Extracted from the Original Court Records of Augusta County" by Lyman Chalkley


Samuel McCune Date: Feb 23, 1749 Location: Augusta Co., VA Record ID: 31245 Description: Grantee Book-Page: 2-421

Property: 176 acres in Beverley Manor; said McCune's old plantation; David Edmiston's line.

This land record was originally published in "Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia, 1745-1800. Extracted from the Original Court Records of Augusta County" by Lyman Chalkley


Samuel McCune Date: Feb 23, 1749 Location: Augusta Co., VA Record ID: 31264 Description: Witness Book-Page: 2-473

Property: 156 acres and 269 acres in Beverley Manor; corner to William Wright; corner John Thompson, Alexander Henderson's line. the Barrens. Platt. Remarks: Delivered to Zachariah Johnston 1 Jun 1773.

This land record was originally published in "Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia, 1745-1800. Extracted from the Original Court Records of Augusta County" by Lyman Chalkley

Children of SAMUEL MCCUNE and ELIZABETH WILLIAMS are:
6. i. RACHEL4 MCCUNE, b. October 28, 1744, Staunton, Augusta, Virgina; d. Bef. 1880.
7. ii. MARY MCCUNE, b. November 1746; d. Unknown.
8. iii. JOHN MCCUNE, b. January 29, 1748/49; d. April 28, 1812, Augusta Co., VA.
iv. ARCHIBALD MCCUNE, b. Abt. 1751, Staunton, Augusta, Virgina; d. Bef. 1849, Augusta, Virginia; m. MARY BELL, December 04, 1792; b. Abt. 1769, Augusta, Virginia; d. Bef. 1860, Augusta, Virginia.
9. v. ELIZABETH MCCUNE, b. Abt. 1753, Staunton, Augusta, Virgina; d. Bef. 1840, Augusta, Virginia.
10. vi. WILLIAM MCCUNE, b. Abt. 1755; d. Unknown.
11. vii. ANNA MCCUNE, b. Abt. 1757; d. September 28, 1807, Augusta Co., VA.
viii. SAMUEL MCCUNE, JR., b. Abt. 1759; d. Unknown; m. JUNE BERRIER, May 24, 1788; d. Unknown.
ix. JAMES MCCUNE, b. Abt. 1761; d. June 16, 1795, Augusta Co., VA.

Notes for JAMES MCCUNE: According to his will, he left: Tract of land on Tennessee River to James A. McCune (son of his brother, William). Also; tract of land on Tennessee River to Alexander McCune Henry (son of his sister, Elizabeth).