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William Maule (1680-1726)

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William Maule, a native of Scotland, came to Virginia about 1709 and became surveyor’s apprentice to John Lawson, the Surveyor General of North Carolina. In 1714, Maule became the Surveyor General of North Carolina. He became a planter, accumulated more than 16,000 acres in Chowan Precinct (later Bertie), dealt in naval stores and slaves and operated a ferry in Chowan Precinct. He later got into politics, serving as a Bertie Precinct Justice of the Peace, served on the NC Council and was a judge of the Admiralty Court 1724-1725.