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Nicholas Fain

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Nicholas Fain
Born about in Irelandmap
Son of and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Died in Knob Creek, Washington Co., NCmap
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DAR Record

1776 Liberty Bell Event years 1773-1789
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Service: NORTH CAROLINA
Birth: 1730, IRELAND
Death: POST 9-12-1789 WASHINGTON CO NORTH CAROLINA
Service Source: NC REV ARMY ACCTS, VOL # 1, P 62, FOLIO 4, ROLL #S.115.57.1
Service Description: 1) PAID FOR SERVICES RENDERED

Biography

Nicholas was born in Ireland abt. 1730. His ancestors had fled persecution in France in the late 1600s. Nicholas married Elizabeth Taylor about 1752. They emigrated to Pennsylvania and settled in Chester County where their children were born. They had seven sons and one daughter.

  1. Samuel Fain
  2. John Fain
  3. David Fain
  4. William Fain
  5. Thomas Fain
  6. Ebenezer Fain
  7. Reuben Fain
  8. Elizabeth Fain

Source

Fain of Tennessee: Descendants of Nicholas Fain, By Bradford, Augusta, Chattanooga, Tenn.: Lookout Pub. Co., 1930, page 7. Paid Ancestry.com Link.

Land

  1. Jan 30, 1774, Washington Co Virginia 130 acres on Wolfe Creek, south fork of the Holston River
  2. Oct 23, 1782, Washington Co, North Carolina (Pre-state TN), North Carolina Land Grant#87, 400 Acres on a branch of the Little Limestone
  3. Oct 24, 1782, Washington Co, North Carolina (Pre-state TN), North Carolina Land Grant#104, 200 Acres on a branch of the Little Limestone next to #87.

Adjacent to:Jacob Wamick, Abendnego Inman. 50 Shillings per 100 acres.

Source

Washington County Tennessee Deeds, 1775-1800, By Loraine Rae, Southern Historical Press, Inc, 2001, page 30. Owned by Kari Lemons

http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/f/l/e/Lora-Fleming/PDFGENE4.pdf


Acknowledgements

Thank You to Ryan Oldigs for creating this page on 17 October 2010.








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