James Robinson, of the Borden Tract
Facts and Events
James Robinson was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
James Robinson's land (Borden Tract, NW, 200 acres) as shown on the map meticulously drawn by J.R. Hildebrand, cartographer. This map is copyrighted©, used by permission of John Hildebrand, son of J.R. Hildebrand, April, 2009. Note tracts of James (416 acres, 1760), William (124 acres, 1760), John (400 acres, 1753) and Matthew Robinson (400 acres, 1753) are located nearby to the east, southeast and south of James Robinson's land.
Acquisition of Land from Orange County, Virginia Records:
- Pages 294-97. 15-16 April 1743. Benjamin Borden of Orange County, Gent., to James Robinson of same, weaver. Lease and release; for ₤8 current money. 200 acres in that part of Orange County called Augusta... by the side of Hays Creek corner to John Walker's land... Borden's pattent line... (signed) Benjamin Borden. Wit: John Hart, James Moore, John Walker, John Walker [sic]. 27 May 1743. Acknowledged by Benja. Borden, Gent. [Orange County Virginia Deed Book 7, pg. 57].
Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 203.--18th August, 1767. James Robinson and Hanah ( ) (also written Esebello) to James Wallace (Wallis), £137, 216 acres on Hayes' Creek, part of Borden's tract; corner Walker's land; corner Joseph Culton's land. Teste: John Hays, Jr.; James Moore, Jr.; Andrew Hays, Jr.; James Culton, Jr, Arthur Graham. Delivered: H. (Hugh) Kelso (Kelsey, 30th August, 1758.
Will of James Robinson
- Page 152 - - 7th April, 1768. James Robinson's will, weaver - - to son, James Robinson, Jr. ; to sons, John and David, 200 Acres on North River; to son, Samuel, 60 acres on North River; to daughters, Rachel, Hanna and Jane. "I give to my dearly beloved wife Hanna, Isabella, Margaret, each 1/3 of the remainder of my estate after the above is paid off." Executors, wife Hanna and James Edmiston Miller. Teste: Saml. Moore, Jas. Welsh, Wm. Napier. Proved, 15th November, 1768, by Moore and Welsh. Edmiston qualifies, with James Trimble and Robt. Thompson.
Information on James Robinson
From Genforum.com post:
Re: John and James Robinson - Augusta Co. VA
Posted by: vawimer Date: June 27, 2001 at 20:12:57
In Reply to: John and James Robinson - Augusta Co. VA by James A. Veregge of 9075
We are searching same families, James Robinson came to A 1736, attended Tinkling Spring Presbyterian Church. Some of his children baptised by Rev. John Craig. Wife was Hannah. He a weaver. Son was James Robinson, wife,Hannah Robinson,dau John & Sarah.Their son, David Robinson m Elizabeth Kelly. Also Moses Edmondson in business with Henry Jones in Glade Spring, VA.
- ↑ robnsn-ancestry.com.FTW.
Date of Import: Jan 17, 1999