Conrad Kuster's land lay whre the two roads met in the heart of the gap. Conrad Kuster died 1 February 1772 in Brock's Gap, Augusta Co., VA,
At a Court held for Augusta Co., March the 17th, 1772, Paul Custard with Jacob Miller, his security, acknowledged this their Bond and ordered to be recorded. On 17th of March Conrad's noncupative will was provedWith the widow consenting, the estate was committed to his son, Paul. Paul put up a bond in Augusta Co., VA Court, with Jacob Miller, as administrator on the same day.
John Hays was one of the Justices in the Justices of the Peace for Augusta Co., VA. Seth Hayes was administrator at the settlement of the estate of my gr gr grandfather, Joseph Custer. Seeking relationship of Jacob Miller & Paul Custard/Kuster.
1810Federal Census - Evitts Creek, Pg. 36, in order Peter CONNER,Zadock CASTEAL,John HUDSON, John JOHNSON, John CUSTER***, Peter CUSTER***, Saml LEIDY, Wm EDMUNDSEN, Richard McKINSEY, Eml CUSTER***, Wm BRUCE, Hannah CRESAP***, Jos. CRESAP, Elizh LINDSEY, Gordon DURROH, Jno HOUSEMAN, Jas SCOTT, Roger PERRY, Benjm VAUGHN, Elizh McMAHON, Ninean COCHRAN. [See Maryland map, MD Archives]. CENSUS: 1810 Federal Census - Evitts Creek. Pg. 36. 15th District, MI. Pg. 36] E’ml Custer
A Jacob Miller et ux sold land to Emanuel Custer 1810 Allegany Co., MD. 24 April 1810. Jacob Miller and wife, Ann, of Somerset Co. deeded to Custer for 427 pounds 10s, 150 acres of Mt. Nebo" including improvements thereon.