On this page we have taken the names from the Northern Virginia Facts pages and placed the reference Item number and synopsis with each person we feel it is relevant to. When we are not sure that a reference may or may not fit that particular person, we have stated that it is "possible". This is subject to change as new evidence becomes available.
Synopsis of Research Subjects
1. THOMAS HARRALD (James City Co. VA)
Reference: Item 1
Synopsis: Made a will between 1622-1629, and died one month later.
2. JOHN HARROLD (Northampton Co. VA)
Reference: Item 2
Synopsis: Brought by John Jenkins in 1655, most researchers believed he removed to Nansemond Co.
3. RICHARD HARREL, SR. (Lancaster Co., VA) HARROW/HURRALL/HARROLD/HARROWELL
Reference: Items 2,4,5, possibly 10, and possibly 14
Synopsis: Came to VA 1650; had a plantation in 1659/60; probable father of James, Gilbert, Walter and Richard, Jr.; might have bought 100 acres of land from Thos. Binnison; might have married a Miss Browne.
4. GILBERT HARREL, SR. of Northumberland (RICHARD, SR.)
Reference: Items 6, 7, 8, 12, and 21
Synopsis: Perhaps the eldest son of Richard; he had three known children; arrested for debt in 1685; his will was probated in 1703.
5. JAMES HARREL (GILBERT, SR / RICHARD, SR.)
Reference: Items 6, 21, 22, and possibly 72
Synopsis: Born in 1679; executor of his father’s will; fined for having a child out of wedlock with a servant; he is the James Harrill, who died in Prince William Co., VA in 1756.
6. MARY HARREL (GILBERT SR. / RICHARD, SR.)Reference: Items 7, and possibly 26
Synopsis: Born in 1680; she is probably the Mary, who had a son named Gilber born in 1711.
7. GILBERT HARREL, JR. (GILBERT SR. / RICHARD, SR.)
Reference: Items 8, 27, 52, and 53
Synopsis: Born in 1682; had a wife named Joan in 1715; fined for having a child out of wedlock with servant Mary Burn in 1745.
8. MARY HARALD (WALTER / RICHARD, SR.)
Reference: Item 9
Synopsis: Born in 1682
9. NICHOLUS HARALD (WALTER / RICHARD, SR.)
Reference: Items 11, 17, and 23
Synopsis: Born in 1684; he was the son of Walter and Priscilla Harald; he was bound to Capt.
Tho. Brereton as an apprentice in 1695/96; he sought his discharge in 1705, and sought a three
year old heifer that was due him.
10. SARAH HARALD (WALTER / RICHARD, SR.)
Reference: Item 13
Synopsis: Daughter of Walter and Priscilla Harald, she was born in 1687.
11. JOHN HARROLD (WALTER / RICHARD, SR.)
Reference: Items 15, 19, 20, 28, 30, 37, 39, and 42
Synopsis: The son of Walter and Priscilla Harrold; he was the twin brother of Hugh; he was bound as an apprentice to John Trimlett. Both his parents and his master were dead by 1702/03. Capt. Thomas Winder rescued John. Winder was the brother-in-law to Capt. Brereton, master of brother Nicholus. Two of his sons were born in Northumberland Co. In 1735, he was granted a lease of land in Orange Co. along with William Ingram, son of John Ingram. (This William Ingram was born in Northumberland Co. in 1717.) He was a petitioner for a wagon road through Chester’s Gap. He received money in the estate settlement of John Calvert of Orange Co. in 1740. He is the probable father of Jacob of Shenandoah Co.
12. RICHARD HARROLD, JR. (RICHARD, SR.)
Reference: Items 18, 25, and possibly 10
Synopsis: Landowner in Lancaster Co. from possibly 1682-1711; married Margaret, the daughter of Henry Ball of Lancaster County.
13. EDWARD HARRELL (RICHARD, JR. or GILBERT / RICHARD, SR.)
Reference: Items 24, and 45
Synopsis: Married Margaret Brummwell in 1707 at Christ Church Parish, Middlesex Co., moved his family to Stafford Co. where he lived out his days. He had four children. His daughter Judith was married in Stafford Co.
14. HUGH HARROLD, SR. (WALTER / RICHARD, SR.)
Reference: Item 16
Synopsis: Twin brother of John, he was bound into apprenticeship to William Woodland. He is possibly either the father or the grandfather of the orphans Hugh and Jane of Frederick Co.
14. GILBER HARRELL (MARY / GILBERT / RICHARD, SR.)
Reference: Item 26
Synopsis: Born in 1711 at Northumberland Co. to Mary.
15. JAMES HARRELL, JR. (JAMES, SR. / GILBERT, SR. / RICHARD, SR.)
Reference: Item 29
Synopsis: Born in 1719 at Northumberland Co.; he was not mentioned in his father’s will filed in 1756 at Prince William Co.; presumed to have died before 1756.
16. GILBERT HARRELL (JAMES, SR. / GILBERT, SR. / RICHARD, SR.)
Reference: Items 32 and 72
Synopsis: Born in Northumberland Co. in 1721; he is mentioned in his father’s will of 1756 in Prince William Co.
17. ROSANA HEARALD (JAMES, SR. / GILBERT, SR. / RICHARD, SR.)
Reference: Items 33 and 34
Synopsis: Born in Northumberland Co. in 1731; she is mentioned in her father’s will of 1756 in Prince William Co.
18. JOHN HARLE (HURL) of Stafford, Prince William and Fairfax Counties
Reference: Items 33, 34, 35, 40, 48, 50, 51, and 55
Synopsis: Probably the brother of William Harle; his wife was Elizabeth; he had at least one son; purchased 464 acres on Pimmets Run in 1728/29; 512 acres along with William in Prince William Co. in 1731; bought 131 acres in Fairfax Co.; he was dead by June 1752.
19. WILLIAM HARLE of Stafford, Prince William and Fairfax Counties
Reference: Items 35, 40, 43, 44, 46, 48 and 59
Synopsis: Probably the brother of John Harle; purchased 512 acres with John in Prince William Co. in 1731; acquired 603 acres in Prince William Co. in 1741; another 547 acres with Gerrard Trammell in 1742; sold 288 acres in Fairfax in 1743; sold 517 acres of tract with Trammell in 1749.
20. RICHARD HARRALD of Augusta Co. (possibly RIHCARD, JR. / RICHARD, SR.)
Reference: Items 41, 47, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, and 68
Synopsis: Probably born about 1697; probably married his wife Elizabeth about 1720; first appears in Prince William Co.; father of six sons – John, James, William, Moses, Richard, Jr. and Aaron; purchased 760 acres from William Russell along the South Fork of the Shenandoah River in April 1740; began distributing his land to his sons in 1749 and 1750; probably died between 1752 and 1758.