Michael Harland, son of James Harland, and youngest brother of Thomas Harland and George Harland, was born "Nigh Durham, in Bishoprick, England, about the year 1660", and in early life, with his brothers, went into Ireland and settled with them in the County of Down. Here he remained until 1687, when he accompanied his brother George to America.
Michael married Dinah Dixon on January 1690 at the Newark MM in New Castle, Delaware.
Michael died in 1729. He was buried at the Kennett Friends Burial Ground in Kennett Square, Chester, Pennsylvania.
Will of Michael Harlan
Bequeaths to Son George, land located on branch of Elk River, bordering Flowers tract.Son James, Land upon Octorao Creek (400 acres)Son Michael, 150 acres of land in London Grove Twp together with 40 acres which is pt of tract decedent dwell upon .Son Solomon Decedents dwelling house and plantation and land belonging unto it, except 40 acres bequeathed to son Michael .Son Thomas, ten pounds currant money Son-n-law Richard Flower, land located on branch of Elk River bordering son Georges land Daughter Dinah Harlan, money Grandchild Dinah Harlan daugther of son George, money: Mentions wife's thirds to be deducted by named executors, but does not name her by name.'Executors: Sons George, Thomas, & Stephen Harlan
WikiTree profile Harlan-95 created through the import of heinakuu2011-6.ged on Jul 5, 2011 by Johanna Amnelin. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Johanna and others.
The WikiTree profile Harlan-107 was created through the import of DIXON.GED on October 11, 2011 by Glenn Dixon. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Glenn and others.
A WikiTree profile for this person was created by Gabriel Pelger through the import of GNP_Gedcom-1A_Mar 11 2014.GED on Mar 11, 2014.
The WikiTree profile Harlan-506 was created by Ed Wynn through the import of Wynn_2014-08-24_01.ged on Aug 24, 2014. It included Ancestral File Number: 3ZW6-BF, "Alias: #4 HARLAN BOOK", "Reference: 638" and source citation S49.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Michael by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Michael:
Harlan-320 and Harlan-95 appear to represent the same person because: I believe the 1660 birth year is correct, according to Genealogy of the Harlan Family, especially the descendants of George and Michael Harlan, by Alpheus Harlan. I believe full source info available in harlan-320