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John Harrold of Northumberland County

The son of Walter and Priscilla Harrold; he was the twin brother of Hugh; he was bound as an apprentice to John Trimlett. Both his parents and his master were dead by 1702/03. Capt. Thomas Winder rescued John. Winder was the brother-in-law to Capt. Brereton, master of brother Nicholus. Two of his sons were born in Northumberland Co. In 1735, he was granted a lease of land in Orange Co. along with William Ingram, son of John Ingram. (This William Ingram was born in Northumberland Co. in 1717.) He was a petitioner for a wagon road through Chester’s Gap. He received money in the estate settlement of John Calvert of Orange Co. in 1740. He is the probable father of Jacob of Shenandoah Co.

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