Person:David Coulter (5)

David Coulter
m. bef. 1748
  1. David Coulter1748 - 1818
  2. John Coulter, Jr.1748 - 1810
  3. Joseph Coulter1748 - 1802
  4. Nancy Coulterest 1750-1760 -
  5. Elizabeth 'Betty' Coulter1761 - 1842
  6. Isabella 'Bell' Coulter1763 - 1817
  7. Mary Coulter1766 - 1820
  8. James Coulter1769 - 1806
Facts and Events
Name David Coulter
Gender Male
Birth? 15 July 1748 Augusta County, Virginia
Death? 1818 Rockbridge County, Virginia

David Coulter was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA


David Coulter's land (Beverley Manor SE, 237½ acres, 1806) 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.

Acquisition of Land in Augusta County:

  • David Coulter acquired a patent for a 237½ acre tract in 1806, as shown in the Hildebrand Map, shown above.

Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Page 449.--19th August, 1772. Beverley to John Coulter. Delivered to David Coalter, 19th May, 1803, which said land was willed to him by said John Coalter, his father, signed David ( ) Coalter. Teste: Samuel Crutchfield.
  • Page 65.--8th March, 1788. John Coulter's will, aged about 68 years-- To wife; to son, David; to son, John; to 3 daughters, Bety Ray, Bett Best, Nancy Beaton; to daughter, Mary Best; to sons, James and Joseph; to daughters, Nancy Beaton, Bety Reay, Bell Best, Mary Best; to grandson, John Coulter, Joseph's son. Executors, son David and Walter Davis. Teste: Edward Hall, Mathew Allexander. Proved, 17th June, 1788. by the witnesses, and 15th July, 1788, David Coulter qualifies and leave reserved for Davis to qualify later.
  • Page 96.--16th September, 1788. Recorded. John Coulter's appraisement by Alex. Hall, Hugh McLary, Andrew Fulton, David Colter, executor. These are debtors, viz: Jonathan Boldin, Jno. Bruffy, James West, Robert Sterips.
  • Page 235.--1788. The estate of John Coulter, deceased, to David Coulter, executor; 1789, paid Joseph, John, James, Isabella Coulter, David Rhea, James Best, Francis Best, Jno. Bratton.