Person:James Robinson (46)

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James Robinson
b.abt. 1696 prob. Ireland
m. Bef. 1696
  1. James Robinsonabt 1696 - BEF 1776
  2. William Robinson, of the North Fork of the Roanoke, VAABT 1699 - Bef 1765
  3. John RobinsonAbt 1701 - 1756
  4. Thomas RobinsonABT 1703 - 1786
  5. Joseph RobinsonABT 1705 -
  6. Samuel RobinsonABT 1707 -
  7. Elizabeth 'Bettie' Robinson1712 - abt 1761
  • HJames Robinsonabt 1696 - BEF 1776
  • WJane Unknownabt 1700 - 1778
m. Bef. 1716
  1. William Robinson, of the Borden TractAbt 1716 - bef 1765
  2. James Robinson, of the Borden TractAbt 1717 - bef 1768
  3. Joseph RobinsonAbt 1718 -
  4. John RobinsonAbt 1720 -
  5. George RobinsonAbt 1724 - bef 1776
  6. David RobinsonAbt 1726 -
  7. Sarah Robinsonest 1730-1735 -
Facts and Events
Name James Robinson
Gender Male
Birth? abt. 1696 prob. Ireland
Marriage Bef. 1716 to Jane Unknown
Other[2] 24 JUL 1740 Imported to Orange (later Augusta) County, Virginia with wife Jean, William & George RobinsonImmigrated
Death? BEF 20 AUG 1776 Augusta, Virginia, United States
Reference Number? 171
Alt Death[1] 1776 Augusta, Virginia, United States

James Robinson was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:


  • 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.


Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:


  • 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.

Will of James Robinson

  • Page 483 - - 11th December, 1770. James Robinson's will, yeoman - - To sons, George and David, plantation (bounded by widow Black's field); to wife, Jane; to oldest son, William; to son, James; to son, Joseph; to son, John; to daughter, Sarah McMullan. Executors, James Cowan, Samuel Hunter. Teste: John Black, John Wilson, Wm. Campbell. Proved, 20th August, 1776, by John Black, and on 18th March, 1777, by Wilson.


Records of James Robinson in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley's Augusta County Records:


  • FEBRUARY 16, 1748. - (76) James Robinson qualifies as admr. of his father, James Robinson, widow and the heir-at-law having refused.
  • JUDGMENTS AT RULES. 1751. Bell vs. Borden's executor.--James Bell (one entry for himself and one for John Mulholland, his servant) prior to 1738, and on February 21, 1738, Alex. Breckinridge, George, James, Robert and Adam Breckenridge, John Moore, Quantin Moore, George Henderson, Thomas Armstrong, John Bell, John Walters, William McCanless, Robert Poage, Seth Poage, Daniel McAnaire and John Grove entered each 100 acres with Benjamin Borden, but got no deed. Suit by James Bell to get deed. Benjamin Borden, Jr., charges in answer that James Bell caused a servant wench of his to be dressed in man's clothes and made an entry in her name as a man, and also caused another woman, the wife of William McKenless, to appear in her proper person on a different part of land as the wife of another settler and thereby obtained another entry. Edmon vs. Borden.--James Robison (Robinson), aged 68 years, July 3d, 1750. Jennet Robison (Robinson), aged 38 years July 3d, 1750. Cravens vs. Fowler.--In 1750, Elisha Fowler was living in Carolina. AUGUST, 1752. Paul vs. Borden.--John McDowell died intestate, leaving Samuel McDowell, his eldest son and heir, and then Magdalen married Benjamin Borden, Jr. Harrison vs. O'Neal.--Robert Harrison, infant, by Daniel Harrison, his father and next friend. (Note: This establishes the birthdate of James Robinson).

Information on James Robinson

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Husband's Name

James ROBESON (AFN:NLB5-7T)    

Born:  About 1700  Place:  , Augusta, Virginia 
Died:  Before 20 1776 Aug  Place:   
Married:    Place:   

Father:  James ROBINSON (AFN:NLB5-4B)    
Mother:  Esther (AFN:NLB5-5H)   

Wife's Name 
Jane (AFN:NLB4-V0)    

Born:  About 1700  Place:  <, Augusta, Virginia> 
Died:  1778  Place:   
Married:    Place:   

Father:    
Mother:    

Children 

1.  Sex  Name  
M  William ROBINSON (AFN:NLB4-W5)    

Born:  About 1716   Place:  Of, Augusta, Virginia  

2.  Sex  Name  
M  James ROBINSON (AFN:NLB4-XB)    

Born:  About 1717   Place:  Of, Augusta, Virginia  

3.  Sex  Name  
M  Joseph ROBINSON (AFN:NLB4-ZH)    

Born:  About 1718   Place:  Of, Augusta, Virginia  

4.  Sex  Name  
F  Sarah ROBINSON (AFN:NLB5-1S)    

Born:  About 1722   Place:  Of, Augusta, Virginia  

5. Sex Name

M  John ROBINSON (AFN:NLB5-0M)    

Born:  About 1720   Place:  Of, Augusta, Virginia  

6.  Sex  Name  
M  George ROBINSON (AFN:NLB5-20)    

Born:  About 1724   Place:  Of, Augusta, Virginia  

7.  Sex  Name  
M  David ROBINSON (AFN:NLB5-35)    

Born:  About 1726   Place:  Of, Augusta, Virginia
References
  1. Chalkley, - Augusta County, Virginia Court Abstracts.
  2. Wilson, Howard McKnight. The Tinkling Spring, Headwater of Freedom. (Privatetly published by The Tinkiling Spring and Hermitage Presbyterian Churches, pub. Fishersville, Virginia), pg. 428.