Edward Garland, I

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Edward Garland, I

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Probably, Sussex County, England
Death: March 14, 1719 (60-68)
St. Paul's Parish, Hanover County, Virginia, Colonial America
Place of Burial: Hanover County, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Peter Garland, of New Kent, VA and Ann Garland
Husband of Martha Jane Garland and Jane Garland
Father of John Garland; John Samuel Garland; Sheriff Peter Garland; Elizabeth Overton; Margaret Peggy Overton and 4 others
Brother of Phoebe Dickenson; Peter Garland, Jr.; John Garland; James Garland; Jonne Garland and 4 others

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About Edward Garland, I

Death location also reported as Hanover County, VA. Birth date also reported as 1664.

Edward Garland was a wealthy planter in St. Paul's Parish in New Kent County, VA. During his lifetime the name of New Kent County was changed to Hanover County.

Edward owned more than 5,000 acres of land. Much of this land had been granted to him in 1714 for the expense of bringing 95 settlers over from England to Virginia. This land included 1808 acres on the south side of the North River, 1343 acres on the banks of the Little River stretching to the mouth of Beaver Dam Creek, and 1513 acres on the southwest side of Taylor's Creek down Elk Branch to its mouth.

A will dated 14 March 1719 shows that Edward left the bulk of his estate to his wife and their son Edward.


Edward Garland was born 1664 in England & died 1719 in (New Kent) VA. He married Jane Jennings (daughter of Peter Jennings II & Mary Cary) whom he married in 1683. Jane was born 1668 in VA & died 1737 in VA. There are 7 known children of this marriage: Margaret (Peggy), John, Elizabeth, Martha, Mary, Edward Jr. & Sarah.

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Edward Garland, I's Timeline

1655
1655
Sussex County, England
1685
1685
Age 30
St. Peter`s Parish, New Kent, Virginia, (Present USA)
1686
1686
Age 31
Virginia, USA
1688
August 14, 1688
Age 33
St. Paul's Parish, Hanover County, Virginia, Colonial America
1690
1690
Age 35
Pamunkey River, St. Peters Parish, New Kent County, Virginia Colony
1692
1692
Age 37
1698
1698
Age 43
New Kent, New Kent County, Virginia, United States
1700
May 20, 1700
Age 45
New Kent County, Virginia
1702
1702
Age 47
New Kent County, Virginia, Colonial America