Person:Nicholas Cain (1)

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Nicholas Cain
b.27 June 1714 Cowles, England
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Name Nicholas Cain
Alt Name[1] Nicholas John Cain
Gender Male
Birth[1] 27 June 1714 Cowles, England[1710 in some sources]
Death[1] 5 October 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.
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Ancestry.com. Public Member Trees: (Note: not considered a reliable primary source).