|Patrick Hamrick||January 1699/1700|
Patrick most likely arrived in America in January 1699/1700. Evidence suggests that he first stepped ashore in Westmoreland County, Virginia at a port on the Nomini River.
|The date and place of Patricks arrival is based on his subsequent appearance in Westmoreland County court. (REF: February 28, 1699/1700 a.) Ships arriving in Westmoreland County, Virginia were required by law to use a port located at the mouth of the Nomini River.(1)|
(1) William Waller Hening. Henings Statutes At Large, Vol III, 1684 - 1710. Charlottsville, VA: University Press of Virginia, 1969. p. 60.
© 1999 Ronald K. Hamrick, Burke, VA