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Northumberland Co. VA.   1728 Nicholas Nowland and wife Anne, his wife  (she is the widow of Richard SHIRLEY).  They made oath that Richard Shirley died without making a will... letters of Administration were granted.  


Phillip Nowland lived from 1723-28 on the Broad Run.


1739 Nicholas Nowland was a surveyor on the Accoquan (Stafford-Pr. William Co.). _____________________________________

Northern Neck Land Grants in Prince William Co. VA.

1739  John Flourence 252 acres on Occoquan adjoining Samuel Dishman, Maurice Bevais' orphan land, William Bland, William Davis. cc. George Flourence and James Evans., Markers: John Flourence and Nicholas Noland. Surv. John Warner. 


Another Prince William Abstract... 1740 Indenture between Thomas Davies (he was involved with the Reeves family of Prince William Co.), of Prince William Co. and William Low of same, 200 acres Bucknall Branch of Bull Run. signed in presence of James Evans, Nicholas Noland (signed by a mark).   


1747 tithe list for Prince William Co. VA.   James Noland near the Shirleys. 


1754  James Hay, plantiff vs Robert Wickliff, gent, defendant, re: admin of estate of William Gallahue, Ordered that Edw. Gwatkins, John Metcalf, Thomas Reno, Nicholas Noland, to inventory and appraise estate. ________________________________________

1757 Admin. of estate of William Spiller, bond by George Dodson... ordered that George Mason, Francis Jackson, Richard Wright, and Nicholas Noland to inventory and appraise the estate.


1761 Nicholas Noland seems to have voted for both Burgess candidates. __________________________________

Dettington Parish records... 1764  John Willow (money) for keeping Nicholas Nowland. ___________________________

1765 ? to Nicholas Nowland 


1767  John Willow (money) for keeping and cloathing Nicholas Nowland


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