Person:Nicholas Cain (1)

Nicholas Cain
b.27 Jun 1714 Cowles, England
m. Abt 1736
  1. Margaret CainAbt 1737 - 1783
  2. James Augustus Cain1739 - 1836
  3. Daniel CainAbt 1743 - Aft 1799
  4. Edmond Cain1746 - 1810
  5. Cornelius CainAbt 1747 - Aft 1780
  6. Jesse Cain1748 - 1795
  7. David CainAbt 1749 - 1835
  8. Anna CainAbt 1755 - Abt 1783
Facts and Events
Name Nicholas Cain
Alt Name[1] Nicholas John Cain
Gender Male
Birth[1] 27 Jun 1714 Cowles, England[1710 in some sources]
Marriage Abt 1736 Pennsylvaniato Catharine _____
Death[1] 5 Oct 1787 Albemarle County, Virginia

Nicholas Cain was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 92.--Patent to Nicholas Cain, 20th August, 1747; corner Bernard McHenry, on North River of Shanando within the Gap of the Mountains. Delivered: Jno. Thomas, August Court, 1777.

Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 503.--15th August, 1766. Nicholas ( ) Cain and Catherine ( ), of Albemarle County, to Andrew Trumboe, £32, 100 acres on North River of Shanand and within the gap of the mountain, patented to Nicholas, 20th August, 1747; corner Bernerd McHenry. Teste: Rudy Mauk, John Cain, Joseph Dictum, George ( ) Shoemaker. Delivered: Andrew Trumbo, 8th November, 1774.

Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Page 118.--19th November, 1755. James Hambleton's appraisement, by James Beggs, Nicholas Cain.
  • Page 82.-- --A copy and translation of the will of Adam Reader, deceased, April 18th, 1773--To wife and true helpmate; to son, Mathias Reader; to son, George Reader; to son, Anthony Reader; to son, Adam Reader; to 3 daughters. Deed to be made for land sold to Nicholas Carn. Abram Bird and testator's son Adam shall pay £20 that they received from Jacob Hite in the name of my daughter Elizabeth, which is to be shared between her 3 children. Teste: Jacob Cepliner, Anthony Reader, Jacob Mire (Mover). 18th May, 1773--Translation proved by Jacob Moyer and will proved by Jacob Moyer and Jacob Kiplenger. Adam Reader qualified with Jacob Trumbo, Jacob Bear, Abraham Bird.
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