James Bland, of Powell's Creek

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James Bland, Sr.

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Birthplace: St. Andrew's parish, Penrith, Cumberland, England
Death: Died in Stafford, Virginia
Immediate Family:

Son of George Bland, of Penrith and Grace Bland
Husband of Margaret Bland
Father of WIlliam Bland; James Bland, Jr.; John Bland, Sr.; Robert Bland and Patience Smith

Occupation: Immigrated as indentured servant
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About James Bland, of Powell's Creek

2-4. James Bland (1661 - 1709), of his father's town and parish, moved to London and to East Jersey in 1684, was in Virginia by 1687, and died in Stafford County in 1709. He may have married twice, but at the time of his death was married to Margaret.

  • Parents: George Bland (1636-died after 1675), of his father's town and parish, married Grace.

Their children were: William, James, John, Robert, Alice, Ellen, Patience, and Hannah, and are identified in his will dated 22 December 1708 (see document, attached).

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  • 1. Stafford County, Va. Deed & Will Book 1699-1709 (The Antient Press) pp.108-110, 460, 464, 471. 10 May 1709.  An account of the remaining part of the Estate of James Bland deced brought before us to appraise which came to hand since last appraismt and thus appraised by us, items listed valued at 1090 by appraisers Burr Harrison, Jno. Mason. This was returned into Stafford Co., VA Court 13 Jul 1709 as a supplemental acct of the Estate of James Bland by Wm. Bland.”1

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James Bland, of Powell's Creek's Timeline

1661
October 30, 1661
Penrith, Cumberland, England
1685
1685
Age 23
1686
1686
Age 24
Stafford, VA
1687
1687
Age 25
Stafford, VA
1688
1688
Age 26
Prince William, VA, USA
1703
1703
Age 41
Loudoun, VA, USA
1709
1709
Age 47
Stafford, Virginia
1725
1725
Age 48
MD, USA