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1655, John Harrold of Northampton County, VA

Added 8 February 2015

17 Mar 1655

Synopsis: John Harrold with John Jenkins on March 17, 1655 granted a patent to 400 acres of land on the south side of Ananacook Creek in Northampton County.

“March 17, 1655, Patent Book No. 4, p. 331, JOHN JENKINS, 400 acs. called Egg Necke, Northampton Co., 17 Mar. 1655, p. 31, (49). S. side main branch of Anancocke, bounded on W. by a branch parting same from land of Richard Wans worth. Trans, of 8 pers: Richd. Browne, Jno. Harrold, Wm. Farr, (or Harr), Jeffery Hughes, Toby Calgey, Ann Jordan, Marg. Willmude, Wm. Lemon.”

Source: Cavaliers and Pioneers p. 331, Land Patent Book Richmond, Virginia

This county is located on the Cape Charles Peninsula across the Chesapeake Bay from the mainland of Virginia.

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