Person:William McCutcheon (5)

William McCutcheon
b.Abt. 1738
m. AUG 1763
  1. James McCutcheonABT 1764 - 1822
Facts and Events
Name William McCutcheon
Gender Male
Birth? Abt. 1738
Marriage AUG 1763 Augusta County, Virginiato Eleanor Fulton
Death? 27 Dec 1785 Augusta County, Virginia[Killed in Augusta County by Thomas & Sophia Forst]

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


McCutchen Tapestry
YDNA. McCutchen
McCutchen Registers

……………………..The Tapestry
Families Old Chester OldAugusta Germanna
New River SWVP Cumberland Carolina Cradle
The Smokies Old Kentucky


Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 225.--22d November, 1759. Samuel McCutchin (McCotshin) to William McCutchin, £50, 112 acres on head branches of Cathew's River, a line of Burden's great tract, near said McCutchen's house. (Note: Samuel was William McCutcheon's father).

Records of William McCutcheon in Augusta County

From Chalkley's Augusta County Records:

  • Vol. 1 - JUNE 27, 1769. - (305) Wm. McCutcheon, security for Margaret Clark, admx. of her husband, since intermarried with John Smith, claims counter security. [Note: Margaret Clark was the sister of William McCutcheon].
  • Vol. 1 - MAY, 1779 (B). Thomas Crow vs. Wm. McCutchon.--Petition, Writ, 6th July, 1774. Defendant son of Samuel.
  • Vol. 1 - AUGUST, 1785--MARCH, 1786. Commonwealth vs. Thomas Forst and Sophia, his wife.--For the murder of Wm. McCutchon. Inquisition held 27th December, 1785.
  • Vol. 1 - JANUARY 2, 1786.- (273) Called Court on Thomas Torst and Sophia Torst, his wife, charged with murdering William McCutchen.--Discharged.
  • Vol. 1 - MARCH 23, 1786.- (314) William McCutchen's death abates suit.
  • Page 104.--19th September, 1787. David Fulton, grantee, to Sampson Mathews, grantor, of Richmond, attorney in fact for James McCutchen, eldest son and heir-at-law of William McCutchen, deceased, on head waters of Carthie's River, house of Samuel McCutchen. Sampson is mortgagee of William and debt was paid by David Fulton. (Note: the David Fulton listed in this record appears to be the brother-in-law of William McCutcheon. Samuel McCutcheon was William's father).