George ROWLAND

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Father*Andrew ROWLAND1 b. 1731
Mother*Ruth NORMAN1 b. a 1731
George ROWLAND was the son of Andrew ROWLAND and Ruth NORMAN.1 
Oath to Virginia*George ROWLAND on 30 August 1777, in Henry County, Virginia, county, took Oath Of Allegiance to Commonwealth of Virginia and renounced allegiance to Great Britian.2 
Property*1780 Henry County - George Rowland purchases 300 acres on the north side of Marrowbone Creek for 2,000 pounds from Thomas and Mary Hamilton (Hambleton) on 25 May 1780. Witnessed by John Barksdill, P. Hairston (399), Samuel Hairston (401) and Michael Rowland (1010). 
Property*1780 Henry County - John Marr, George Rowland and John Rowland Sr sold to Josias Shaw, 600 acres on Macain's corner of Marrowbone Creek, for 10,200 pounds. 25 May 1780.3 
WillIn John ROWLAND's will dated 5 July 1780 in Henry County, Virginia, George ROWLAND was named as an heir; His will mentions "my brother Michael Rowlands eldest son William Roland", "my brother George Rowland", "my wife Mary", "to George Rowland Jr. and William Rowland, sons of Gilbert Roland", "two sons od Joshua Bowls dec'd....their mother Sarah Bowls", Garland Akin, and "Mary Isham, wife of James isham". Executors William Tunstall, Haynes Morgan, Peter Saunders and Josiah Carter. Patrick Henry, John Fountain, John Salmon guardians of Garland Akin.1 
Court RecordBaldwin ROWLAND; Baldwin Rowland purchases from William Gardner, a negro man named Lall for three thousand pounds. Witnessed by George Rowland and John Cox. 29 September 1780 in Henry County, Virginia. Also on same date, Baldwin purchased "one negro fellow" from Henson Gardner. Witnessed by John Barksdill and Brice Martin.3 
Court Record*1795 - Chancery Causes: Michael Rowland vs George Rowland. John Smith, John Stewart and John Case are mentioned.
1795-004, Henry County. Chancery Court Records, Library of Virginia.4 

Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S3068] Will of John Rowland - 1780, Henry County, Virginia Will Book 1, page 37-39, Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia, Richmond, Virginia.
  2. [S3046] Virginia Historical Society. The Virginia Magazine of History And Biography. Richmond: Virginia Historical Society, June 1902, Volume IX., Hathi Trust Digital Library.
  3. [S3129] Adams, Lela C. Abstracts of Henry County, Virginia Deed Books I and Ii, 1776-1784. Easley, S.C: Southern Historical Press, 1983. Print., Personal Collection - printed book.
  4. [S3070] Court Case, Chancery Records, Henry County, VA, Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia.
Last Edited3 Apr 2021