Facts and Events
Joseph Robinson was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 787.--2d March, 1766. Same (From William Graham and Priscilla) to Joseph Robinson, £100, 236 acres, part of 600 acres conveyed to William by Jno. Mills, 3d August, 1753, on Buffalo Creek; corner Israel Christian, formerly Daniel McCormick's, Delivered: Cap. Thos. Madison, 22d October, 1770. (Note: William Graham was the brother-in-law of Joseph Robinson)
Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 249.--13th May, 1767. Joseph Robinson to Edward Springer, £200, 190 acres by patent to said Joseph, 20th September, 1748, on the waters of Rone Oak, joining land formerly George Robinson's, on Buffalo Creek; corner Coleses land. Teste: Samuel Pepper, Thomas Lloyd.
Processioning List of 1765
- "Processioning" was the periodic review and agreement of property lines between settler's lands. Processioning Lists are useful in determining the general area of a settlers lands and their neighbors at specific time periods:
- Vol. 2 - Page 382.-(Processioning List) -1765: Wm. Bryans and Jas. Neely report as follows, viz: For James Bryan (on Roanoke), for Wm. Bryan, Jr., for David Bryan (Geo. McAfee present), for Rees Bowin, for Hugh Mills, for David Cloyd (Tinker's Creek), for David Robinson, for Wm. Graham, for Wm. Graham (on Bufallo Creek), Benj. Paulson present; for Wm. Graham, Henry Holston present; for Peter Evans; for Thos. Tosh, Danl. McNeal present; for Jno. McAdoo, Jas. Mellin present; for David Dutton, Wm. Elam present; for Israel Christian, for Joseph Snodgrass, for Joseph Robinson, for John Neilly; for Baptist Armstrong, present Thomas Acres; for Wm. Carvin, for Wm. Terry, for Thomas Ackers, for James Neilly (on Carson's Creek).
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Page 191.--10th March, 1748. Mark Evans' appraisement by Ephraim Vause, James Nelley, Joseph Robinson.
- Page 266.--27th December, 1749. Simon Acres' appraisement, by Erwm Patterson, Joseph Robinson, John Meson.
- Page 268.--18th July, 1750. George Barber's appraisement, by Henry Houlston, Robert Williams, William Terry, Joseph Robinson.
- Vol. 1 - NOVEMBER 30, 1751. - (218) James Montgomery, Joseph Robinson and Tobias Smith, same, 2 tracts, 400 acres, and 260 acres, on Possimmon Run.
- Page 417.--31st January, 1752. Valuation of David Cloid's 2 tracts--400 acres, stock and improvements, £62; 260 acres, stock and improvements, £75. Both tracts on Pessimon Run. By Joseph Robinson, Tobias Smith.
- Page 429.--14th May, 1753. John Robinson, Sr., to William Robinson, 200 acres, part of two tracts. Patented to John, 25th July, 1746. South Fork Goose Creek. Cor. Joseph Robinson. Teste: Charles Brookin, John, Thomas, Joseph and Esther Robinson.
- Vol. 1 - NOVEMBER 24, 1753. - (76) Road ordered--Wm. Carravan, overseer--from Charles Millicons to Wm. Carravan's, with these workers: Wm. Ralston and his sons, Charles Millicon, James, Joseph and Edward McDonald, Joseph and David Robinson, James Galliad, Archd. Graham, David Miller, Hugh Mills, Richard Kerr, Wm. Miller, Wm. Graham, David and Joshua McCormick, Tobias Smith, Steven Rentfro.
- Vol. 1 - 1753-1754 (Part 1). - 13th March, 1754. Joseph and David Robinson and Edward McDonald appraised ye improvements and value of the stock on ye four sundry tracts of lands belonging to Joshua Hadley, and his expenses in coming to Virginia and moving his family there. 115-acre tract, called ye Half Moone, £23, 0, 0. 186-acre tract, called Long Bottom, £30, 0, 0. 400-acre tract at mouth of Craig's Creek, £44, 0, 0. 50-acre tract, called ye Pound Bottom, £10, 0, O. For six weeks' journey in coming to and going from Virginia, at 5 sh. per day, £10, 10, 0. For coming with his wagon, stock and family, six weeks at 20 sh. per day, £42, 0, O. Total, £159, 10, 0.
- Page 19.--13th March, 1754. Valuation of improvements on four tracts of Joshua Hadley and his expenses in coming to Virginia and moving his family there: 115-acre tract, called the Halfmoon; 186-acre tract, called Long Bottom; 400-acre tract at mouth of Craig's Creek; 50-acre tract, called Pound Bottom; 6 weeks' journey in coming to and going from Virginia at 5 shillings per day. To coming with his wagon stock and family six weeks at 26 shillings per day. By Joseph Robinson, David Robinson, Edmund McDonald.
- Page 349.--29th May, 1761. David Cloyd, Sr., to David Cloyd, Jr., £20, 400 acres on a south branch of Cedar Creek. Teste: Joseph Robinson, James Cloyd, George Alexander.
- Page 272.--19th March, 1763. George Robinson's will--Wife, Martha; eldest sons, James and Samuel, to clothe and school all the younger children; younger sons, George and William, infants, to be bound to trades; eldest daughter. Sarah; daughters, Catherine, Priscilla, Martha, under 18. Executors, wife and sons James and Samuel. Teste: William Preston, Wm. Graham, Jos. Robinson, Jno. Robinson, Francis Graham. Proved, 25th June, 1763, by Wm. Preston, Wm. Graham, Joseph Robinson. Executors qualify, with Joseph Robinson, Wm. Graham. (Note: George Robinson was the older brother of Joseph).
- Page 375.--24th November, 1764. John Cloyd's estate settlement and vendue bill recorded--1759, 24th November, 2 gallons brandy for ye vendue; 1760, 27th December, 5 shillings paid Francis Lewis (Lever?); 1761, paid for making a coat for James; 1761, 14th April, cash paid widow Gatlive; 1761, 6th April, cash to Joseph Robinson; 1763, 11th August, paid Robert Pepper, Jno. Armstrong for making 3 pair Suse; amount of necessary bought for children; 1759, 29th November, sold to Jas. Cloyd, Jr.--John Cloyd Settled by David Cloyd, administrator.
- Page 411.--20th August, 1765. Mary Magdalene Kimberland's bond (with Jos. Robinson) as administratrix of Jacob Kimberland.
- Page 431.--6th August, 1767. William Graham to his son Francis Graham, £100, 364 acres on Buffelo Creek of Rone Oak and in a fork of same adjoining Israel Christian, William Carvin and Joseph Robinson, part of 845 acres patented to James Patton. 3d November, 1750, oak in the Barrens; corner said Israel Christian, formerly Joshua McCormick's; oak on Carvin's Creek, fork of Buffelo Creek; corner 236 acres deeded to Joseph Robinson. Teste: Donald Campbell.
- 7. JOSEPH ROBINSON b ca 1708 md Mary. On 16 Aug 1748 David Robinson of Mill Creek Hundred & Annable his wife sell Robinsons Mill to William Roe for 200 pounds. In the deed recital Joseph & Mary his wife conveyed unto John Robinson on 18 Aug 1742 all his right to said Mill & Mill lot. (Bk Y, pg 401) Believe he is the Joseph Robinson who went to Augusta Co., VA. and purchased land there.