Facts and Events
Robert Clark was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 75.--23d November, 1770. John Clark and Frances to Robert Clark, £57.10, 80 acres on Back Creek in Beverley Manor of Middle River, part of 300 acres belonging to James Clark. Delivered: Robert Clark, 21st July, 1784.
- Page 79.--23d November, 1770. Samuel Clark to Robert Clark. £70, 84 acres on a branch of Middle River of Shanadore, part of 380 acres conveyed to Samuel by James Clerk, corner Robert Clerk's part of said tract; corner John Clerk's land.
Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 327.--17th August, 1784. Robert Clarke and Agness to James Scott, late of the County of Lancaster, Penna. Delivered to William Scott, son of James, 2d February, 1789, 86 acres patented to Robert 16th February, 1771, near James Clark's old plantation, between Beverley Manor line and North Mountain.
- Page 331.----17th August, 1784. Same to same (Robert Clarke and Agness to James Scott, late of the County of Lancaster, Penna), tract conveyed by Beverley to James Clarke 15th May, 1746, on head branch of Middle River of Shanandoa and Back Creek, a branch of Middle River.
- ↑ Will Abstract, in Ardery, Julia Hoge Spencer. Kentucky records: early wills and marriages, copied from court house records by regents, historians and the state historian; old bible records and tombstone inscriptions; records from Barren, Bath, Bourbon, Clark, Daviess, Fayette, Harrison, Jessamine, Lincoln, Madison, Mason, Montgomery, Nelson, Nicholas, Ohio, Scott, and Shelby counties. (Lexington, Kentucky: Keystone Printery, Inc., c1932), 1:26 (Bourbon County), Secondary quality.
ROBT CLARKE-Will Book B, page 116-Wife, Agnes; son, Robert; son, John; daughter, Agness; son, James; daughter, Margaret; daughter, Ann; sons-in-law, Daniel Wilson, Benjamin Hardin, Abraham Langston, Noah Lyon. Executors: Jno. Boyd and son, Robert. Written June 17, 1800. Proved January, 1801. Witnesses--Jno. Hamilton, Reubin Duncan, Jno. Row.
- Recorded, in Chalkley, Lyman. Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish settlement in Virginia: Extracted from the Original Court Records of Augusta County, 1745-1800. (Rosslyn, Virginia: The Commonwealth Printing Company, 1912-1913 in Three Volumes), Secondary quality.
- ↑ Family Recorded, in Perrin, William Henry, ed. History of Bourbon, Scott, Harrison and Nicholas Counties, Kentucky. (Chicago, IL, USA: O. L. Baskin, 1882), 457, Secondary quality.
... Robert Clark, who was born 1780 in Virginia. His parents were Robert and Elizabeth [sic] (Gay) Clark, which couple emigrated to Kentucky 1784, locating on the farm now owned by his grandson, Robert; ... To Robert Clark, the grandfather of the above was born ten children, who grew up, of whom were John and William, who were soldiers in the war of 1812, both losing their lives in that struggle. ...