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Nicholas Miller I (abt. 1672 - 1707)

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Nicholas Miller I
Born about in Isle of Wight County, Virginiamap
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Husband of — married about in Isle of Wight County, Virginiamap
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Died in Isle of Wight County, Virginiamap
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Biography

Nicholas was born about 1668. He was the son of Edward Miller and Sara Smith. He passed away in 1707.

Sources

  • ALL THE BELOW WERE RECORDED IN ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY, VIRGINIA:


In 1692 a Nicholas Miller witnesses the will of a Thomas Taboror. Will of Major Thomas Taberer 1 "of the Isle of Wight County in Virginia being in health and memory do make and ordayne this my last Will and Testament with my own handwriting this 24th of Jan"' 1692" : Land I now dwell on, 400 acres, with houses, fences and orchards, commonly called Basse's Choyee, to my grandson Joseph Copeland, and should he decease without male or female issue, then to my grandson Thomas Human, son of John Numan, and dau. Euth; to gr.son Thomas Webb, son of William Webb, and dau. Mary Webb, land I bought of Charles Edwards which John Bidwood now lives upon with houses, or- chard, &e. ; all my household here or in England to be divided into 5 parts, viz. : to dau. Nurnan's children, to dau. Mary Webb's children, to dau. Christian's children, to dau. Elizabeth Cope- land's children, and to Elizabeth Wombwell's children except my wearing apprell both linen and woolen, which I bequeath to son John Numan; to dau. Euth one feather bed, furnished as it now stands ; to gr.dau Christian Jordan a feather bed furnished, and a feather bed I lie on usually to gr.son Joseph Copeland, and I give a feather bed in the shed to Thomas Wombwell, with sheets and covering, &c. ; to dau. Mary my horse called "Sparke" ; and the rest of my horses, mares, sheeps, and cattell equally to my dau. Euth's children by John Numan, my dau. Christian's chil- dren, and my dau. Elizabeth Copeland's children to each of the three families a part ; to John Numan the enjoyment of my plan- tation till gr.son Joseph Copeland comes to age to make no waste upon it and to keep Joseph to school at his own charge till he can write and cypher sufficiently; corn and provision now in my house to be spent to maintayn those on my plantation this year, and for my Hoggs in Generall I bequeath them to the mainte- nance of house and family I have placed there upon my plantation, &c. ; makes his gr.son Jospeh Copeland whole and sole exor. Wit- nesses John Davis, Nicholas Miller and sealed and delivered 3 Oct., 1693. Proved 9th of Feb., 1694, and admn. granted to Mr. Jno. Numan. Codicil: Gives his goods lately received from Eng- land Lynin, woolen, thred and spice to his 3 gr. children Joseph Copeland, Thomas Numan, and Isabella Numan equally between them, and all nayles found in my house to y e use of y 8 plantation.

1 A brief abstract of this will appears on p. 248.



in 1695 a Nicholas Miller is noted in the will of a Nicholas Smith.

1698 a Nicholas Miller is noted as owning monies for schooling in Thomas Proud's will: Will of Thomas Proud, after debts paid ^ his estate to Jn° Goodrich, ^ to Robert Kae. Dated 15 July, 1698; proved 9 Aug. 1698.

Account [probably of Thomas Proud] : Jn° Davis D r for Will 1 " Newman D r , 80; Richard Gray D r for — months, 83; Jn° Monger D r , 303 ; Jn° Johns is D r for 1 month schooling, 007 ; Wm. Palmer D r , 060; John Wallton D r , 668; James Day D r 4 months yo r Dau. 1 m. yo r son, 120; Wm. Webb, Juni r D r , 100; Edward Champion D r , 0095; Nicholas Miller D r for 3 months' Schooling, 050; Wm. Brown D r , 161; Richard Lewis D r , 200; Jno. Harris D r , 100; Wm. Clarke D r 2 sons Schooling, 68; James Lupoe yo r son 50 and dau. 100 is 150; Robert Kae D r , 100.— Total, 2,139. By Eobt. Kae. Recorded Cha. Chapman, Clk. Cur.


On 2/10/1707, a Nicholas Miller is noted as dying and his estate to be appraised.



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