Facts and Events
Isaac Robinson was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Land Grant Surveys in Virginia:
- Page 183 - Isaac Robinson, 71 acres, North River of Shenandoah. Adjoining John Bear and his own land. Jan. 8, 1769. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 66X].
Will of Isaac Robinson
From Chalkley's Augusta County Records:
- Page 321.---14th April, 1773. Isaac Robinson's will--Being in the Township of Whitpan in County Philadelphia. Province Pennsylvania--To wife, Hannah; to youngest son, Luke, infant, to son, James, under 24, plantation on north side Shanandore, 365 acres; to eldest daughter, Elinner Robinson; to youngest daughter, Hanna; to second daughter, Catherine. Executors, wife Hannah, friend Stephen Riddle, of Hampshire County. Teste: Jonas Supplee, Thomas Fitzwaters. 26th September, 1774--Commission to George Bryan, Geo. Clymer, Justices of Peace; Peter Miller and Lewis Weise, gentlemen of Philadelphia County, Penna., to examine above witnessss. 5th November, 1774--Commission executed and return certified by Bryan and Clymer. 11th May, 1774--Affidavit of above witnesses at Philadelphia before Benj. Chew, Reg. Gen. Both witnesses are Quakers. 16th August, 1774--This will presented by Stephen Riddle and dedimus ordered to issue as above. 21st March, 1774--Proved and recorded. Stephen Ruddle qualifies with Cornelius Ruddle, John Gratton.
- Page 2.--17th March, 1778. Recorded. Isaac Robinson's appraisement by Waller Moffett, Conrad Humble. Cash received of Michael Henican.
Records of Isaac Robinson in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley's Augusta County Records: (unless otherwise listed)
- Page 327.--9th April, 1751. James Robinson's will, yeoman--Wife, Mary, and her daughters; two youngest sons, Isaac and Jonathan (Isaac is the older); son, James; son, David, 300 acres on Shanando River where he now lives. Executors, wife Mary and son David. Teste: James Williams, John Miller, John McDonald. Proved, 28th May, 1751, by McDonald and Miller, and Mary qualifies executrix, with sureties John Bryan and John Dobikin.
- Page 127.--15th March, 1767. John Cravens and Margaret ( ) to Robert Belshie, Jr., £50, 230 acres, part of 670 acres devised by Robert Cravens, whose executor John is, on Linvel's Creek, George Speece's line; corner part of said tract belonging to Zebulon and Robert Harrison. Teste: Isaac Robinson. Delivered: Robert Belshire, June, 1783.
- Page 77.--15th March, 1768. Isaac Robinson's bond (with Adam Miller) as administrator of George Gost.
- Page 95.--17th March, 1768. John Jackson's (mark) bond (with Isaac Robinson) as guardian to Jane Claypole, orphan of Wm. Claypole.
- Land Grant Survey: Page 155 - John Bear, 616 acres, Branch of the North Shenandoah River. Adjoining Jacob Bear, Raders, Joel Robinson, Isaac Robinson. June 9, 1769. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 56].
- Page 273.--9th October, 1769. George Ghost's estate settled, by Isaac Robinson.
- Page 484.--20th August, 1770. George (Michael) Kiff and Barberry ( ) to Phillip Dailey, £23, 200 acres, the river, Isaac Robinson's line. Delivered: John Thomas, 7th August, 1772. On north side of North River of Shannando.
- Page 196.--6th October, 1775. James Robinson, Jr., of Roane County, North Carolina, to David Robinson; James Robinson, Sr., in his lifetime was seized of 400 acres, part of Hite and Co.'s patent of 7,900 dated 26th March, 1739. on North River and Linville's Creek. Devised same to David, Isaac and Jonathan, his sons, now James Robinson, Jr., son and heir of James, Sr. Teste: John Fulton, Jr., John McNees. Samuel Johnston, John Thomas, John Gratton, Sr., John Gratton, Jr.