Person:Robert Clark (38)

m. BEF 1726
  1. Jane Clark1726 - 1780
  2. Elizabeth Clark1727/28 - bef 1804
  3. Sarah Clark1729 -
  4. John Gridley ClarkABT 1732 - 1812
  5. James ClarkABT 1734 - bef 1791
  6. William Clark1738 - Bef 1766
  7. Alexander Clark1740 - 1794
  8. Samuel ClarkABT 1740 - AFT 1801
  9. Margaret Clark1746 - 1834
  10. Robert Clarke1748 - bef 1801
  • HRobert Clarke1748 - bef 1801
  • WAgnes Gayabt 1752 - aft 1801
  1. Robert Clarke1780 - 1857
  2. John Clarke - bef 1813
  3. James Clarke - aft 1800
  4. Nancy Agness Clark1782 - 1864
  5. Margaret Clarkeabt 1785 - bef 1824
  6. Ann Clark - abt 1814
  7. Ibby Clarke - aft 1814
  8. Unknown Female Clarkeabt 1785 -
  9. Unknown Female Clarkeabt 1785 -
  10. Unknown Female Clarkeabt 1785 -
Facts and Events
Name Robert Clarke
Alt Name Robert Clark
Gender Male
Birth? 1748 Augusta County, Virginia
Residence[3] abt 1784 Kentuckycame to Kentucky
Death[1] bef Jan 1801 Paris, Bourbon, Kentucky, United States[probate]

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


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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.
  1. 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.

  2.   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.
  3. 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. ...