Posted By:N. Costello
Subject:Nichols, Nicholls, Moseley, etc.
Post Date:July 31, 2011 at 10:12:42
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This Indenture made this seventh day of August One thousand Six hundred ninety. Between Henry Nicholls of the County of Middlesex in Virginia of one part and John Pace of the said County of the other part. Witnesses that the said Henry Nicholls for and in consideration of the sum of seven thousand pounds of good sweet scented tobacco __ to him in hand ------paid by the said John Pace-- receipt whereof and himself to be therewith fully satisfied, he the said Henry Nicholls doth hereby acknowledge and thereof and there from do clearly and absolutely --release, Exonerate and discharge the said John Pace, his heirs and assigns from every part and parcel thereof have given, granted, bargained, sold------and confirmed ----sell----confirm unto the said John Pace his heirs and assigns one hundred and fifty acres of land be the same more or less situated in the County aforesaid being part of a great divided of land belonging to the said Henry Nicholls bounded as follows. Beginning at the corner of MARVELL MOSELEY'S land and ---land sold by said Nicholls to Roger Pritchard and running then a long a line of marked trees
dividing this land from the land of said Pritchard to a stake by a corner Oak.

In the Presence of
Tobias Mickleburrough
Simon Zanssens?
Marvel Moseley
Signed Sealed and Delivered
Henry Nicholls

(NOTE: This deed is several pages so I am just typing the above)

In the above deed notice the name Marvel Moseley. I think Marvel Moseley is the father of John Moseley born about 1687 in Middlesex County, Virginia that married Mary Nichols, born about 1685,married October 10, 1717 in Christ Church, Middlesex County, Va..
John Moseley and Mary Nichols has daughter Jean Moseley born 1 October 1722 Middlesex Co., Virginia. John Haden son of Anthony and Margaret Haden married Jean Moseley. Note a Thomas Nichols in King and Queen County, Virginia related to Mary Nichols or Henry Nichols.

1704 a Marvel Moseley is listed as having 225 acres in Middlesex County, Virginia

Also is the same Henry Nichols of Middlesex County, Virginia on list of Rebel Participants in Bacon's Rebellion 1676 in Colonial, Virginia

Thomas Nichols who patented land in King and Queen County, Virginia is on a list regarding parcels of land the Pamunkey Indians leased for 99 years, which by an order of Assembly, held at James City 25 April 1679 and was later allowed a Patent. Some of the names on list that interest me as John Hayden, Thomas Carr, Robert Davis and Thomas Nichols.