1649, Randall Herle of Northampton County, VA
5 Oct 1649
Synopsis: Patent (land grant) to Randall Herle for 600 acres “upon great Nuswattock River from Chingandehee Creeke Mouth unto Arokoko Creeke.” The patent was due to Herle for the transportation of twelve persons to the Colony.
“October 5, 1649, Patent Book No. 4, p. 185, CAPT. RANDALL HERLE, Marriner, 600 acs. Northampton Co., 5 Oct. 1649, p. 185. Lyeing N. N. W. upon great Naswattock Riv. from Chineandehee Cr. Mouth unto Arokoko Cr. Trans, of 12 pers: Anthony West, Ann his wife, William Bragg, John West, Kathe: West, Edward Clarke. (Other names not given.)”
This is believed to be Capt. Herle who owned a ship and was lost at sea. His son came to the Colony of VA and attempted to claim his father’s land but was only partially successful.