Person:Robert Christian (10)

Robert Christian
b.abt. 1712 Ireland
d.bef. 16 Dec 1794 Augusta, Virginia
m. 1703
  1. Mary ChristianABT 1704 - AFT 1764
  2. Robert Christianabt 1712 - bef 1794
  3. Capt. John ChristianABT 1718 - BEF 1779
  4. Maj. William Christian1720 - BEF 1779
m. 1732
  1. Col. Gilbert Christianabt 1734 - 1793
  2. Mary ChristianEst 1735-1748 -
  3. Jacob ChristianEst 1738-1752 -
  4. Israel ChristianEst 1738-1752 -
  5. William Christianabt 1741 -
  6. Margaret Christian1743 -
  7. John Christianest 1744-1754 -
  8. Robert Christianabt 1748 -
Facts and Events
Name Robert Christian
Gender Male
Birth[1] abt. 1712 Ireland
Marriage 1732 Winchester, Frederick, Virginiato Isabella Tiffins Christian
Death[1] bef. 16 Dec 1794 Augusta, Virginia

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


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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA


Robert, William and John Christian's land (Beverley Manor SW, 1,614 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. Additional land (180 acres) acquired in 1765, by William Christian is adjoining to the southeast.

Acquisition of Land from Orange County, Virginia Records:

  • Pages 427-29. 29 Feb. 1739 [1740]. William Beverley of Essex County, Gent., to John Christyes, Robert Christyes and William Christyes of Orange County. For £42.8.5 current money. 1,614 acres, part of 118,491 acres... near the middle of Christyes Creek... [History of patent as in deed of Beverley to Moffet]. (signed) W. Beverley. Wit: Geo. Robinson, James Cathey, Robt. Turk. 28 Feb. 1739 [1740]. Acknowledged by William Beverley, Gent. [Orange County Virginia Deed Book 3, Dorman, pg. 28].

Will of Robert Christian

  • Page 137.--2d June, 1789. Robert Christian's will--To son, John, plantation he lives on; to son, Robert, home plantation; to granddaughter, Isabellay Christian, daughter to John; to son, Jacob, in case he is living; to daughter, Mary Patterson, and her daughter, Ezabellew; to daughter, Margaret Anderson; to granddaughter, Isabella Bratton; to daughter-in-law, Rachel Christian. Executors, John and Robert. Teste: Patrick, William, and G. Christian, Jr. Proved, 16th December, 1794, by Patrick and Gilbert Christian. Executors qualify.

Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Page 498.--16th May, 1753. James Lockhart and Robert Christian's bond as administrators of John Flood, with sureties John Anderson, Samuel Henderson.
  • Page 186.--19th August, 1762. Robert Christian's settlement of estate of Dr John Flood recorded 1752, to cash lent.

Information on Robert Christian

1 _FA2 2 DATE 16 DEC 1794 2 PLAC Will was probated in Augusta Co. 2 SOUR S01471 3 DATA 4 TEXT Date of Import: Jul 20, 2002

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    Date of Import: Jul 20, 2002