An American Family History

Grace Coulston Naugle


Coulston is also spelled Caulson, Caulston, Coleson, Collisen, Collsen, Collson, Coulstone, Coleston, Colson, Coulson, and Coulstone.

Pottsgrove Township was formed in 1807. Its territory was taken from Douglas and New Hanover (formed from Hanover) Townships. In 1889 the townshp split into Upper and Lower Pottsgrove.

Grace Coulston Naugle was born about 1738 in in Hanover Township, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania near Sanatoga which was once called Crooked Hill, in what is now Lower Pottsgrove Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. Her parents were Henry Coulston and Rebecca Braun.

She married Jacob Naugle (Nagle). Jacob was born in 1751.

Jacob and Grace lived in what became Pottsgrove Township.

Jacob died on May 13, 1813 and left his land and half of his moveable estate to Aaron Linderman (1790). He was buried in the Zion Reformed Church Cemetery that is also known as the Old Burying Ground of Pottstown.

Grace died on March 2, 1815 in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. She left her estate to her sister Margaret's daughter, Mary Bachtel Buckwalter. She was buried with her parents in the Limerick Church Burial Ground which is also known as the New Apostolic Church Cemetery or Saint James Lutheran Church Cemetery in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

Her tombstone inscription reads:

wife of Jacob Naugel
---- --- born in the
Year of our Lord
1738 and departed
our life the 24th Day
of March in the Year
of our Lord 1815
Aged 77 Years and
88 Days
Montgomery County, in southeast Pennsylvania was created on September 10, 1784, out of land that was originally part of Philadelphia County.
Limerick Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania was originally in Philadelphia County. In 1784 it became part of Montgomery County.