Person:James McCutcheon (10)

James McCutcheon, Sr., of the Calfpasture, Augusta County, VA
b.est. 1712 Ireland
d.Bet. 01 Feb - 16 May 1759 Augusta County, Virginia
m. bef. 1708
  1. John McCutcheon, Pioneer of Beverley Manor, Augusta County, VAabt 1708 - After 1788
  2. James McCutcheon, Sr., of the Calfpasture, Augusta County, VAest 1712 - Bet 1759
  3. Samuel McCutcheon, of North Mountain and the Borden Tract, Augusta County, VAest 1715 - aft 1797
  4. Robert McCutcheon, of the Calfpasture, Augusta County, VAabt 1722 - Bef 1801
  5. William McCutcheon, of the Calfpasture, Augusta County, VAEst 1724 - Bef 1788
m. 1738
  1. Sarah McCutcheonAbt 1742 -
  2. Elizabeth McCutchen1744 - 1790
  3. Patrick McCutcheonEst 1749 - 1812
  4. John McCutcheon1749 - 1789
  5. Lt. William McCutcheon1750 - bef 1789
  6. James McCutcheon1757 - 1836
  7. Samuel McCutcheon1759 - 1816
  8. Margaret (Peggy) McCutcheon1759 - 1789
Facts and Events
Name James McCutcheon, Sr., of the Calfpasture, Augusta County, VA
Gender Male
Birth? est. 1712 Ireland
Marriage 1738 Augusta County, Virginiato Griselda "Grisal" Campbell
Death? Bet. 01 Feb - 16 May 1759 Augusta County, Virginia

James McCutcheon was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA from Chalkley's:

  • Deed: (William) Beverley to James McCutcheon tract on Calfpasture, 26 Nov 1747, Augusta Co., Virginia.
  • Page 402.--28th February, 1749. John McCutchan to James McCutchan (# of acres not listed, although other records indicate it was 278 acres) Corner David Coningham, in David Campbell's line; widow Cook's line; Patrick Coningham's line. Teste: Francis Beaty, Hugh H. Young, William McCutchan. (Note: James McCutcheon's brother sold him 278 acres of his land in Beverley Manor, which this James McCutcheon conveyed to his son James in his will written in 1759).

Disposition of Property from Chalkley's:

  • Page 328.--4th November, 1767. James McCutchan, planter, to William McCutchan, £15.19.8, one still and furniture. Teste: Samuel and John McCutchan.

Will of James McCutcheon

Will Abstract

  • Page 296.--1st February, 1759. James McCutchen's will, freeholder To wife Grisal and youngest son James, the tract testator lives on; to oldest son John and second son Patrick, 343 acres in Calf Pasture; to son William, if he lives to age, land; to elder daughter Sarah, second daughter Elizabeth. Executors, wife Grisal, Patrick Campbell, Samuel McCutchen. Teste: Robt. Campbell, W. Christian, Chas. Campbell, James Campbell. Proved, 16th May, 1759, by Wm. Christian and Ro. Campbell. Executors qualified.

Will Transcript

Will: James McCutchen, Dated 1 Feb 1759, Proved 16 May 1759 Source: Augusta Co., VA Will Book 2, Page 296

THE FORM OF A WILL IN THE NAME OF GOD, AMEN. In the year of our Lord God One Thousand Seven Hundred Fifty Nine, February the first, I, James M. McCutchen of Augusta County and Colony of Virginia The holder, Being very sick and weak of body but perfect of mind and memory Thanks be given to God, therefore calling to mind the mortality of my Body and knowing it is appointed for all men once to die I do order this my last Will and Testament that is to say principaly and first of, all I give and recommend my soul unto God who gave it and for my body I recommend it to the earth to be buried in a Cristian manner at discretion of my Executors, nothing doubting but at the great Resurection I shall receive the same again by the mighty power of God and as touching such worldly estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me in this life I give and bequeath and dispose of it in the following manner. 1st. I do will and bequeth to my well beloved wife Grisal and my youngest son James the tract of land on which I now live during her continuance single and to him and his heirs lawfully begotten forever. 2.d. I do give and bequeth to my oldest son John and my second son Patrick a tract of land containing three hundred forty three acres in the Calf Pasture to be divided equally according to quantity and quality between them and their heirs forever. 3.d. I do order my Executers to purchase a tract of land containing two hundred acres more or less at their discression for my son William if he lives to an age. 4th, I do give and bequeth to my elder daughter Sarah a Paising mare and saddle. 5th, I likewise bequeth to my second daughter Elizabeth one young mare when convenient also a saddle is to be bought for her. 6th, As for the remaining part of my movable estate, I give and bequeth it in the following manner, viz: All my stock and planishing and furniture all and every of them is to the youse and support of my well be loved wife and children for educating of them and to be distributed to them at the discression of my Executors. I ikewise constitute and make and order, my only and sole Executors of this my last will and testament and singular my lands, goods and chattels Grisal my well beloved wife Patrick Campbell and Samuel McCutchen and I do hereby disalow revoack and disanul all and every other former

Testaments Wills and legacys bequests and Executors by me in any wise before this time-named willed and bequethed, retify confirming this and no other to be my last will and testament. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this Day and year before written. Signed Sealed and Published and Delivered by said James McCutchen as his last will and testament in the presence ofRob't Campbell James McCutchen (seal) W. ChristianChas CampbellJas. Campbell

At a Court held for Augusta County May 16th 1759 the s.d. will and testament of James McCutchen decd proved by the Oath of robert Campbell & William Christian two of the witnessses thereto was admitted to Record and on the motion of Grissell McCutchen, Patrick Campbell & Samuel McCutchen the Executor therein Named who made Oath According (inkblot) Law Certificate granted them for obtaining a probat in due form them having with Robert Campbell and William Christian their Securities entered into & acknowledged their Bond.

                                          Test   John Madison

Know all men by these Presents that we Grissell McCutchen, Patrick Campbell and Samuel McCutchen, Robert Campbell & William Christian are held firmly bound Silas Hart, James Lockart, Robert Breckenridge & Danl Smith Justices in the Comission of the Peace for Augusta County and in Behalf and to the Sole Use and Behoof of the Justices of the said County and their Successors in the Sum of Five Hundren Pounds to be paid to the said Jusices their Executors Administrators or Assigns to the Which Payment well and truly to be made --?- bind ourselves and every of Us our and Every of our Heirs Executors and Administrators Jointly and Severally from by these Presents Sealed with our Seals Dated this 16th day of may Anno Dom 1759

The Condition of this Obligation is such that of the above bound Grissell McCutchen, patrick Campbell, Samuel McCutchen Exec. of the Last Will and Testament of James McCutchen Deceased do make or cause to be made a true and Perfect Inventory of all and Singular the Goods Chattles and --?-- of the said Deceased which have or shall come to the Hands Ö Ö Ö Ö --?-- Knowledge aforesaid Executors --?-- the ---?-- ---?--- any other Person or Persons for them and the same do --?-- into the County Court of Augusta at such Time as they shall be thereunto Required by the said Count and --?-- Goods Chattles Credits and all Other the Goods Chattes Credits of the said Deceased which at any time after shall come to the Hands Possession or Knowledge of the said Executors or into the Hands and Possession of any other person or Persons for them do well and truly administer According to Law and further do make a just and true Account of their Askings and Doings thereon when theretoo Be requred by the said Court and also shall well and truly pay & Deliver all the Legacies con--?-- and Specified in the said Testament as far as the Goods Chattles and Credits will thereunto(?) --?-- and the Law Shall Charge Then this Obligation to ve Void and none Effect or --?-- to remain in full force & Virtue.

Sealed and Delivered in the Presence of Grisal (mark) McCutchen (seal)

                                     Patt Campbell (seal)
                                     Saml McCutchan (seal)
                                     Robt Campbell (seal)
                                     W. Christian (seal)

At a Court held for Augusta County May the 16 1759 Grissell McCutcheon, Patrick Campbell & Samuel McCutcheon with Robert Campbell & Wm Christian their Securities Acknowledged this their Bond which is ordered to be Recorded. Test

Records of James McCutcheon in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley's:

  • Page 268.--17th May, 1773. James McCleerey, James Mitchell, Robert Wilson, William Thompson, Alexander McFeeters, Samuel McCutchen, trustees of the North Mountain Meeting House (James McCutchen, another trustee, being dead), to Joseph Blair, surrounding the North Mountain Meeting House, joining Peter Keyl.

Information on James McCutcheon

From post:

Posted By: Carol Mitchell

Subject: James McCutcheon & Grisal Campbell Augusta Co., VA 
Post Date: September 10, 2002 at 09:11:36 
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Forum: Mccutcheon Family Genealogy Forum 
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Would like to Correspond, or catch up on the lineage of James McCutcheon & Grisal Campbell below.

Descendants of James M. McCUTCHEN <Parentage Unproven>

1-James M. McCUTCHEN <Parentage Unproven> born: 1720 bap: died: 1 Feb 1759-16 May 1759, Augusta Co., Virginia, USA buried:

+Griselda "Grisal" CAMPBELL born: 1722, Ireland bap: died: buried: marr: 1738, Augusta Co., Virginia, USA parents: Patrick CAMPBELL (Emigrant) and Elizabeth TAYLOR <May This Wife, or so it seems> | --11-John McCUTCHEN born: 1740, Augusta Co., Virginia, USA bap: died: Abt 1794, Washington Co., Virginia, USA buried:

| +Elizabeth WEIR born: 1759, Rockbridge Co., Virginia, USA bap: died: 1842, Logan Co., Kentucky, USA buried:

parents: Hugh WEIR and Margaret McEWEN | | --111-Grezelda McCUTCHEN born: 2 Feb 1775, Washington Co., Virginia, USA bap: died: 22 Apr 1854, Pontotoc, Mississippi, USA buried:

| | --112-James McCUTCHEN born: bap: died: buried:

| | --113-Hugh McCUTCHEN born: bap: died: buried:

| --12-Patrick McCUTCHEN born: 1741, Augusta Co., Virginia, USA bap: died: 1812, Williamson Co., Tennessee, USA buried:

| +Hannah MARSHALL born: bap: died: buried:

parents: | --13-Elizabeth McCUTCHEN born: 1744, Virginia, USA bap: died: 12 Nov 1790, Washington Co., Virginia, USA buried:

| +James BERRY born: 1740-1741, Virginia, USA bap: died: 17 Feb 1804, Montgomery Co., Tennessee, USA buried: marr: 1762, Augusta Co., Virginia, USA parents: Thomas BERRY and BUCHANAN <Given Name Not Proven, Surname Prob. Ok> | | --131-Thomas BERRY born: 1763, Augusta Co., Virginia, USA bap: died: 5 Sep 1805-13 Sep 1805, Blount Co., Tennessee, USA buried:

| | --132-Grisal BERRY born: Bef 1765, Augusta Co., Virginia, USA bap: died: Bef 1820 buried:

| | --133-William BERRY born: Bef 1768 bap: died: buried:

| | --134-Mary BERRY born: 10 Sep 1770 bap: died: 26 Apr 1850 buried:

| | --135-Prudence BERRY born: Bef 1772 bap: died: After 1808 buried:

| | --136-James BERRY born: 29 Apr 1773, Washington Co., Virginia, USA bap: died: 11 Sep 1842, Lebanon Twp., Cooper Co., Missouri, USA buried: New Lebanon Cem., Cooper Co., Missouri, USA

| | --137-Samuel BERRY born: 27 Jun 1780, Washington Co., Virginia, USA bap: died: 10 Feb 1855, Menard Co., Illinois, USA buried: Goodpasture Cemetery (Old Concord), Menard Co., Illinois, USA

| | --138-Johathan BERRY born: Bef 1783 bap: died: After 1811 buried:

| | --139-Sarah "Polly" BERRY born: 1785, Washington County, Virginia, USA bap: died: 8 Jun 1846 buried:

| | --13A-Rev John McCutchen BERRY born: 22 Mar 1788, Washington Co., Virginia, USA bap: died: 24 Feb 1857, Clinton, Dewitt Co., Illinois, USA buried: McGraw Cemetery - Clinton, DeWitt Co., Illinois, USA

| --14-Lieut. William McCUTCHEN born: 1750, Augusta Co., Virginia, USA bap: died: buried:

| --15-Sarah McCUTCHEN born: 1753, Augusta Co., Virginia, USA bap: died: buried:

| +McNUTT born: bap: died: buried:

parents: | --16-James McCUTCHEN born: 19 May 1757, Washington Co., Virginia, USA bap: died: 1836, Campbellsville, Giles Co., Tennessee, USA buried:

| +Martha Elizabeth PATERSON born: Abt 1758 bap: died: buried: marr: 10 Sep 1799, Davidson Co., Tennessee, USA parents: | --17-Samuel McCUTCHEN born: 13 Apr 1759, Augusta Co., Virginia, USA bap: died: 19 Feb 1816, Davidson Co., Tennessee, USA buried:

| +Catherine BELL born: 16 Dec 1770, Caswell Co., North Carolina, USA bap: died: 31 Mar 1859 buried: McCutchen-Bryn, Cemetery, Nashville Tennessee, USA marr: 6 Aug 1790-1791, Davidson Co., Tennessee, USA parents: Capt. Robert BELL and Catherine WALKER | | --171-Grisal McCUTCHEN born: 30 Apr 1792 bap: died: buried:

| | --172-Robert McCUTCHEN born: 11 Mar 1794 bap: died: buried:

| | --173-James McCUTCHEN born: 23 May 1796 bap: died: buried:

| | --174-Mary McCUTCHEN born: 8 Jun 1799 bap: died: buried:

| | --175-John McCUTCHEN born: 20 Nov 1801 bap: died: buried:

| | --176-Patrick Henry McCUTCHEN born: 28 Jun 1804, Williamson Co., Tennessee, USA bap: died: 24 Feb 1883 buried:

| | --177-Willam McCUTCHEN born: 6 Oct 1806 bap: died: buried:

| | --178-Samuel Bell McCUTCHEN born: 22 Jan 1809, Virginia, USA bap: died: 1871 buried:

| | --179-Ann McCUTCHEN born: 3 May 1811 bap: died: buried:

| | --17A-Washington Campbell McCUTCHEN born: 22 Feb 1813, Augusta Co., Virginia, USA bap: died: buried:

| --18-Margaret McCUTCHEN born: 13 Apr 1759, Augusta Co., Virginia, USA bap: died: Sep 1789 buried:

+Robert BUCHANAN born: bap: died: 7 Jan 1809, Wythe Co., Virginia, USA buried:

parents: James BUCHANAN and Margaret ALLISON | --181-Alexander BUCHANAN born: 18 Nov 1778 bap: died: buried:

| --182-Martha BUCHANAN born: bap: died: buried:

| --183-Grizel BUCHANAN born: bap: died: buried:

| --184-William BUCHANAN born: 12 Dec 1782 bap: died: buried:

| --185-John BUCHANAN born: bap: died: buried:

| --186-Mary BUCHANAN born: bap: died: buried:

James McCutchen, Transcription of Inventory/Appraisal 15 August 1759 Augusta County, Virginia Will Book 2 Page 321 & 322 (original document in two columns per page)

An Inventory of the Estate of James AMcCutchen deceased appraised this 30th day of May 1759


One Bay Mare appraised to 3.-.- one year old Colt 1.1.- one gray horse 3.15.- one black mare 3.-.- one Bay mare 1.-.- one Bay Colt 1.1.6 four hogs & seven pigs 1.6.- one beef cow 1.15.- one black cow & bell & coller 2.10.- one spotted cow 1.14.- one Bay mare 4.10.- one Bay mare 1.10.- one black mare 4.-.- one grey mare .-.10 one brindled steer .-.16 one black heiffer 1.6.- one red steer 1.2.- one white cow 1.5.- one brindled cow 1.4.6 one red cow w.t. a white face 1.10.- one white cow & calf 1.10.- one red cow & calf 1.15.- one white cow cow & calf 1.15.- one bridled cow & calf 1.6.- one brown cow & calf -?- 1.10.- one black Heiffer -.14.- one red Heiffer -.10.- one black Steer w.t. a white face -.17.- one spotted Steer -.12.- one red heiffer -.15.- one red steer -.14.- one red steer 1.-.- Seven year old Calves 2.15.- Twenty head of sheep 4.15.- a cart & old tackling 5.-.- a Sheere(?) & Coulter(?) 1.10.- a mall & Wedges -.8.- a Belt & Collur -.2.6 a Dungford hayfork tree sickles one staple & 2 hoes -.7.- a Handsaw -.4.- one broad ax -.1.6 a cooper ax -.1.8 one drawing knive -.1.- cooper tools & a plane -.2.3 Two augurs & two Chisels -.3.- one Ax -.2.6 One joint plane -.1.3 Two sythes old Iron -.5.- Six Hogs 1.6.- three clivesses(?) & one hammer -.3.- one gun 2.15.- One gun & shot bagg -.2.- Four mettle Boxes -.7.- one hundred & Twenty two pd -?- 2.10.10 to Shoemaker Tools -.7.- Twenty four pounds of Wool -?- -.16.- Five Baggs -.12.6 a Wheel for spinning wool -.5.- three old vesssels -.1.6 To Bed Cloths -.12.- one pr of shomaker pencers -.2.- a Wowmans Saddle & bridle -.7.6 one Dough Strough -.3.- one Bed of Furnitre -.17.- one Bed of Furnitre 4.-.- a Bedstick Bolster & pillow a pair & a half of blankets 3.-.- one bolster & sheet -.9.- two sheets -10.- 3/4 yard linnen -.2.6 Remnants of Cambrick -.9.- Remnants of Camb. & Lawn -.11.- to M--eon -.17.- Callicoe -.4.6 Linnen -.16.3 one Chest -.10.- ?lannen -.19.- woosted cloth 1.1.- Pewter & Tins 2.15.- one Horse 2.10.- Two spinning wheels a check reel 1.-.- Old Vessels -.11.6 e--uggs -.-.16 Glass bottles & Glasses -.2.6 Five Cards Sheers -.1.- Sundry Articles -.5.- 3 potts & hooks Gridiron 1 pot rack 1.9.6 Books -.18.- Sundries -.2.- Chairs -.5.- Spoons & Shoes -.3.2 one pr of Trousers -.1.3 one old Chest -.1.3 Fine yarn 1.19.- Course Yarn -.12.- Flax -.10.- Two bans for four boxes -.3.- Flax -.4.- Woolen Yarn -.5.- One Saddle Bridle & books 1.-.- a coat Jacket & breetches 2.15.- a Coat & 2 Jackets -.12.- a great Coat & a Whip -.18.- one Hatt -.6.- Four buckles -.5.- one Trunk & a handk.r. -.3.8 Two shirts & two stocks -.16.- a Mattock & 4 Iron rings -.12.- Cash & Notes 4.15.11 Debts due to ye Estate by Pat Campbel & Sam McCutchen -.15.- one hand.d Sleeve buttons and garters -.2.- the service of a Man for a Years Work 12.-.-

Pursuant to an order of Court we appraised the Estate of james mcCutchin Deceased which amounts as above James McCleery

                                              James Lockhart
                                              David Cunningam
                                              William (his mark) Ledgerwood

At a Court held for Augusta County August the 15th 1759 This inventory or appraisement of the Estate of James McCutchen deceas.d being returned into Court is ordered to be recorded. Test