Person:Robert Caldwell (44)

Watchers
Robert Caldwell
b.abt. 1750
d.bef. February 1790 Botetourt County, Virginia
  • HRobert Caldwellabt 1750 - bef 1790
  • WMary Unknown - bef 1814
  1. William Caldwellabt 1770 - aft 1838
  2. Rosanna Caldwellest 1771 -
  3. Smith Caldwellabt 1786 - bef 1819
  4. Edmiston Caldwell1788 - 1854
  5. Jane Caldwellbef 1790 -
  6. Granville Caldwellbef 1790 -
  7. Mary Caldwellbef 1790 -
Facts and Events
Name Robert Caldwell
Gender Male
Birth? abt. 1750
Death? bef. February 1790 Botetourt County, Virginia

Robert Caldwell was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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Estate Records

Caldwell, Robert, dec. - Apr. of estate, February 1790. [Source: Early Marriages, Wills and some Revolutionary War Records, Botetourt County, Virginia, Compiled by Anne Lowry Worrell, pg. 53].


Distribution of Lands of Robert Caldwell to his heirs:
Pursuant to the order of Botetourt November Court we have laid off and assigned to the heirs of Robert Caldwell dec’d their respective shares of the lands of their father the said Robert dec’d having due regard to the quantity, quality & improvements of the same as follows to wit We have laid off and assigned unto John Switzer who intermarried with Rosannah Caldwell the lott which is marked on the _____upon platt of the whole land Number 3 containing 64 acres across. to Allison Looney who intermarried with Jane Caldwell the lott No 6 containing 84 acres. to Wm Caldwell the lott No 10 cont’g 99 acres to John Caldwell the lott No 5 containing 60 acres to Joseph Gaunt who intermarried with Mary Caldwell the lott No 11 containing 92 acres To Robert Caldwell the lott No 7 containing 55 acres To Easthie Caldwell the lott No 9 containing 146 acres to Edmison Caldwell the lot No 8 containing 96 acres to Smith Caldwell the lott No 2 containing 77 acres To Grandville Caldwell the lott No 1 containing 102 acres and to Sam Caldwell the lott No 4 containing 63 acres -- The boundaries of the said lotts will fully appear by having reference to the survey on platt of the same which is here unto annexed given under our hands this 26th day of November 1814
Wit:
Alve Hannah
John Hewitt
John Walkins


Botetourt County
Will Book B
Page 410-416
Surveyed for the heirs of Robert Caldwell Dec’d 936 acres of land 195 acres thereof was conveyed by John Ruley to Wm Preston by Deed bearing date the 16th day of August 1771 & 210 acres thereof was granted to the said William Preston by patent bearing date the 10th of September 1707 an the said Preston conveyed both of the said tracts to the said Robert Caldwell Dec’d by Deed bearing date the 26th of October 1772 and 185 acres thereof was granted to the said Caldwell dec’d by patent bearing date the 16th of May 1786 and 112 acres thereof was granted to the said Robert Caldwell dec’d by patent bearing date the ____ day of ____ and the residue thereof which is 236 acres is surplus land contained within the lines of the above tracts----agreeable to the _________of Alexander Hannah, John Hewitt and John Walkins who were commissioners appointed by Botetourt November Court last to lay off and assign to the heirs of the said Caldwell dec’d their respective shares of the said lands---I have divided the said lands agreeable to the annexed platt
At Botetourt December Court 1814
This platt and Division of the lands of Robert Caldwell dec’d between the heirs of the dec’d was ret to Court by the commissioners appointed approved and ordered to be recorded
Teste
W. W. Bowyer D Clk


Will of Wife Mary

Caldwell, Mary - Probate April 1814
Names children: Granvill, John (and his daughter Sally), Edmison, Samuel, and the heirs of dec. daughter Jane.
Grandaughter Mary McFerran, a brother Hugh.
[Source: Early Marriages, Wills and some Revolutionary War Records, Botetourt County, Virginia, Compiled by Anne Lowry Worrell, pg. 53].


Records in Virginia

Marriage Record: Switzer, John and Rosanna Caldwell, dau. (of) Robert Caldwell, dec. Her mother, Mary - Nov. 15, 1790. [Source: Early Marriages, Wills and some Revolutionary War Records, Botetourt County, Virginia, Compiled by Anne Lowry Worrell, pg. 46].