Facts and Events
Robert Davis was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Will of Robert Davis
(Note: the will of Robert Davis was filed in Rockingham County, Virginia and is also recorded in Augusta County records, as shown in records below)
- Will of Robert Davis of Rockingham. Wife, Nancy; children, James, Nancy, Annes, John, Robert, Samuel, Ruth; brothers, James and Walter. Dated 11th September, 1804. Recorded in Rockingham, November Court, 1804.
Records of Robert Davis in Augusta County, VA
- Page 429.-(undated, appears to be abt. August 1773) - 200 acres on the Bare Spring, a branch of the Dry River, at a place called the Maple Swamp, patented to William Stephenson, deceased, 16th June, 1756, 10th November, 1757, and devised to son Mathew. Teste: Robert Davis and John Stephenson. (Note: Robert Davis' sister Mary married William Stephenson's son, David Stephenson).
- Vol. 2 - Fletcher vs. Davis's representatives--O. S. 293; N. S. 104--James McCampbell married a daughter of Robert Davis of Rockingham and moved to Kentucky. Will of Robert Davis of Rockingham. Wife, Nancy; children, James, Nancy, Annes, John, Robert, Samuel, Ruth; brothers, James and Walter. Dated 11th September, 1804. Recorded in Rockingham, November Court, 1804. Deed, 4th September, 1817, by Daniel Bryan of Rockingham to Richard P. Fletcher, on 29th September, 1815. James McCampbell and Nancy B., his wife, by deed recorded in Rockingham, conveyed to Daniel, Nancy's undivided interest in Robert's estate. This deed conveys same. Recorded in Rockingham, 16th September, 1817. Deed mentioned above McCampbell to Bryan.