d.BET 6 AND 21 AUG 1771 Augusta County, Virginia
Facts and Events
John Robertson was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Now to John ROBERTSON b. probably Co. Coleraine, Northern Ireland d. AUG 1771 Augusta Co. VA. He m. Mary LESSLEY, dau of James and Sarah; Sarah resided in Rockingham Co. VA 1787 when she was given as the mother of Jane Robertson who m. John Henry, this being after John's death. Entries for John from Chalkley: 20 NOV 1761 Silas Hart and Jane to John Robertson 184 acres on North River Shanado, part of 400 acres patent to Robert BRECKINRIDGE 12/1/1740 [his 1st wife was a POAGE and his mother is probably sister of Robert POAGE Sr's wife Elizabeth; his 2nd wife is niece of Elizabeth (Preston) POAGE.] ... delivered to Alexander Robertson 20 JN 1749. 21 MAR 1765 John ROBERTSON and Mary to Thomas TOSH ... 6 AUG 1771 John's will proved 21 AUG 1771; to wife, son Alexander infant, to chn Jane, Mary, Isabella, Elizabeth, Margaret, Alexander and 2 unnamed daus who were ob- viously dec'd when Sarah's mother made her will in 1789. Exors: wife Mary, nephew Alexander Robertson, son of bro Mathew. Teste: Silas Hart, Matthew Robertson, Matthew Matheson.