Person:Malcolm McCoun (1)

Malcolm McCoun
m. bef. 1732
  1. Isabella McCown1727 - Abt 1786
  2. Margaret Isabella McKeown1732 - 1800
  3. James McCuneAbt 1732 - 1808
  4. Malcolm McCown1734 - 1740
  5. George McCounAbt 1741 - 1823
  6. Margaret Ann McGowan1742 - Abt 1811
  7. James McCown1744 - Aft 1828
  8. Malcolm McCounAbt 1745 - Bef 1813
  9. Francis McCown1748 - Bef 1773
  10. Agnes 'Nancy' McCounAbt 1750 - 1844
  11. Katrina McCown1752 -
  • HMalcolm McCounAbt 1745 - Bef 1813
  • WEiinor MossBef 1767 -
m. bef. 1783
  1. James McCown1783 - 1871
  2. Margaret McCown1787 - 1866
Facts and Events
Name Malcolm McCoun
Unknown Malcom McCown
Gender Male
Birth? Abt. 1745 Augusta County , Virginia
Marriage bef. 1783 to Eiinor Moss
Death? bef 14 Dec 1813 Kanawha County, West Virginia

Malcolm McCoun was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Acquisition of Land in Augusta County, VA:

Malcolm McCoun acquired land from his father, Francis McCoun in his will:

Page 94.--9th October, 1761. Francis McCown's will, farmer-wife, Margaret; sons, George and Francis; son, Malcom, the plantation formerly belonging to Mathew Young; son, James, the plantation in the Forks; daughters, Margaret, Nancy, Katrine; son, James, the plantation Saml. Norwood formerly lived on, and to pay Malcom i5 when come to age of "menuarty"; daughter, Isbell. Seven children. Executors, wife Margaret and son George. Teste: John Cunningham, Wm, McKemey John McNabb. Proved, 18th November, 1761, by the witnesses.--Margaret refuses to execute. George qualifies, with John McCown, Robt. Christian, George Moffett.

Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 541.--14th August, 1769. Malcom McQuon (Malcom McCown), of Forks of James, to Samuel Wilson, of said Forks, £100, on Whistle Creek in Forks of James containing 150-1/2 acres, corner formerly to Low Todd, now Hugh Cunningham. Teste: Jas. Hall, Joseph Walker, William Sproul.

Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley's:

  • Page 341.--19th June, 1764. Richard Brush's appraisement (by Moses, John and Malcom McCown) recorded.
  • Vol. 1 - AUGUST 24, 1767. - (322) John Taylor versus Malcolm McCown (son to John). James Gilmore witness. (Note: based upon this and another record listed below, Malcolm's mother had re-married to John Taylor prior to this date.).
  • Vol. 1 - MARCH 28, 1771. - (208) Malcom McCown vs William Christian, Jr.--Defendant's death abates suit.
  • Vol. 1 - AUGUST, 1767 (D). - John Taylor vs. Malcum McCown.--Defendant is widow's son. (Note: John Taylor in 1767 was the step-father of Malcolm McCown, which explains that record above refering to Malcolm as a "son of John Taylor".)
  • Vol. 1 - AUGUST, 1767 (D). - Malcolm McCown (widow's son) Dr., to John Taylor. 1766, February 5, to account.
  1.   Deed Book, in Will, Bond and Appraisal of Malcom McCown
    F:10-12, 24 Oct 1813.
  2.   Find A Grave.

    Malcom McCown
    Birth 1745
    Augusta County, Virginia, USA
    Death Dec 1813 (aged 67–68)
    Kanawha County, West Virginia, USA

    Revolutionary war captain.

  3.   Malcom as listed in his father's will. He is the second son of Francis with this name. The other died previously or at least is not named in Francis will in 1761. This Malcom moved to what is now West Virginia. He left a will there 24 Oct 1813 (proven 14 Dec 1813).