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Timeline of James McCutchen and Grisal Campbell


~173821 Original Field Book, page (?) 72 Volume II, page 375
Survey for James McCutchan beginning at Saml. Walker's corner to a White and Red Oak in ye Back Creek in Geo. Hutchinson's line.
Feb/Mar/April 174821 Augusta County, Virginia Parish Vestry Book, page 27
James Caryle and Wm. McCutcheon make return, viz: Processioned for Wm. McCutcheon, present James Waghub; processioned for Robert McCutcheon; processioned for James McCutcheon; processioned for Wm. Ellett, present Samel Gay; processioned for James Gay, present John Carlyle; processioned for Thomas Smith, present Wm. Smith.
28 Feb. 174921 Augusta County, Virginia Deed Book No. 2, page 402
John McCutchan to James McCutchan. Corner David Conningham, in David Campbell's line; widow Cook's line; Patrick Conningham line. Teste: Francis Beaty, Hugh H. Young, William McCutchan.
28 Feb. 174921 Augusta County, Virginia Deed (?) Book 2, page 625
William Beverly to David Cunningham, 226 acres in Beverly Manor. Land formerly belonging to John McCutchin but is since divided between him and his sons. James McCutchan's line (son of John); corner Patrick Cunningham; Alexander Campbell's line;
David Campbell's line. Teste: Patrick Martin, John Trimble.
175121 Augusta County, Virginia Court Records, page 438
Inhabitants near Capt. John Wilson's petition for a road from Capt. John Wilson's and John McClerey's fields, thence to James Wilson's fields, thence to Capt. John Christian's, and there to join with the road from Col. Patton's Mill to Tinkling Spring Meeting House: Robert Campbell, Mathew Wilson, John Wilson, Jr., James McCutchin, John McCutchin, Nathan Patterson, James Clark, John McClerey, Samuel McCutchan, William McCutchan, John Wilson, Thomas Kirkpatrick, James McClerey, John Clark, Samuel Downey.
May 175321 Augusta County, Virginia Court Records, page 441
Road established from Brown's bridge to the Glebe land, and Robert Campbell and John Trimble be surveyors, and with James Lusk, 443 they clear and keep the same in order. We do appoint Robert Campbell and John Trimble overseers from John Brown's bridge to the Glebe House and the undernamed persons to clear the same: James Lusk, Robert Roberson, Samuel McCuchen, William Hunter, James Hunter, Robert Campbell's man, Mathew Wilson, William Wilson, John Wilson, Jr., John McCleery, James McCleery, Thomas Kirkpatrick and son, John Peevy, James Clarck, John Clarck, James Clark, Jr., Jacob Lockhart, James Lockhart, John Birtly, Josias Richards, William Marten, George Berry, William McFeeters, John McFeeters, William McFeeters, Jr., John Jameson, Patrick Marten, Joseph Marten, William Ward, Moses O'Freel and his man, Robert Philips, Robert Davis, Thomas Reed, Robert Scott, John Vance, Andrew Foster, William Bell, Alexander McKiney, John Speer, Abraham Mathan (Mashaw), Robert Young, John Young, Samuel Young, Hugh Young and his man, John Campbell, George Peevy, Robert McClenan, William Eackry, James Bell, Andrew Steel and his man, John McKiney, Patrick McCloskey, John McSlenan, John McCuchan, Samuel McCuchan, William McClintock, Thomas Peevy, James McCuchen, Duncken McFarlen.
15 March 175521 Augusta County, Virginia Deed Book 7, page 16
John Wilson, Gent., to James McClery, James Mitchell, James McCutcheon, Robert Wilson, William Thompson, Alexander McPheeters, Saml. McCutchon, trustees chosed by the Presbyterian Congregation of the North Mountain Meeting House. 12 (pds), 10, 6; 306 1/2 acres in Beverly Manor being the tract of land whereon the house now stands commonly known by the name of North Mountain Meeting House; Cap. James Lockhart's line; for the use of the members of said congregation adhering and continuing to adhere to the Synod of Philadelphia as it stands now constituted provided that if any member or members of the said Congregation who have paid any of the purchase money of said land shall or do change or turn to any other denomination or Religion, then their part of said money be repaid them and they to have no further demands on the same. Provided that surviving trustees may elect trustees to fill vacancies, and sell the land except 20 acres to be kept for the church and graveyard.
22 January 175721 Augusta County, Virginia Court REcords, page 444
Inquest on John McCutchan, before Patrick Martin, acting coroner. Was accidentally killed by a tree falling on him. James Clark, Jr., William Clark, William Fulton, James Risk, Mathew Willson, Patrick Martin, Samuel McCutchan, James McCutchan, John Peny ?), John Risk, William Berry, James Trotter, Robert Campbell, George Berry, John Clark, James Clark (Sen.?), James McCleery, Hugh Fulton.
11 Nov. 175821 Augusta County, Virginia Will Book 2, page 275
Alex. Campbell's appraisement, by David Cunningham, Jas. McCutchen, Saml. McCutchen.
1 Feb. 175921 Augusta County, Virginia Will Book 2, page 296
Proved 16 May 1759
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 likewise 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.
James McCutchen (seal)
Signed Sealed and Published and Delivered by said James McCutchen as his last will and testament in the presence of
Rob't Campbell
W. Christian
Chas Campbell
Jas. Campbell
16 May 1759 source??
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 ≈ ≈ ≈ ≈ --?-- 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 required 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 be 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.
30 May 175921 Augusta County, Virginia Will Book 2, page 321
James McCutchen's appraisement, by James McCleerey, James Lockhart, Wm. Ledgerwood.
16 Nov. 177321 Augusta County, Virginia Deed Book 20, page 10
John McCutcheon, and Elizabeth and Patrick McCutcheon, of Fincastle County, to John McCutcheon, tract on Little Calfpasture, conveyed by Beverly to James McCutcheon, deceased, 26th November, 1747, and devised by James to sons John and Patrick.
19 May 177821 Augusta County, Virginia Deed Book 22, page 309
James McCutchen, of Washington County, Virginia, to Doctor John Johnston, devised to him by his father, James McCutcheon, 1st February 1759, in tail cites statutes converting estates tail into fee simple, corner Widow Cook.



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