m. Est. 1709
Facts and Events
Robert Erwin was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Robert Erwin's land (Borden Tract, 205 acres, 1748 and 100 acres, 1757) 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.
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
Processioning List of 1759
Records of Robert Erwin in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
Notes on Robert Erwin
From "History of the McDowells and Connections" By John Hugh McDowell, pg. 336:
Robert Irvin, born in Ireland; came to Rockbridge County, Virginia, 1740; died at Rockbridge County. Virginia, 1789; married at Rockbridge in 1825 (must be typo/error), buried at New Monmouth Church, Rockbridge County, Virginia.
Nationality of ancestry, Irish.
Hannah Irwin, born at Rockbridge County, Virginia; died at Rockbridge County, Virginia, 1826; married in Rockbridge County, Virginia. 1765, to James Logan, born in Ireland in 1732, died at Rockbridge, in 1825, buried at New Monmouth Church, Rockbridge County, Virginia.
James Logan was a Revolutionary soldier; served three years as private in Capt. Jonathan Langdon's Company, 12th Virginia Regiment, commanded by Col. James Wood. Revolutionary record, Washington, D. C., from official records of the treasury departments of Virginia, Book 11, page 256, where it appears that on the 21st day of April, 1784, he was paid by the hands of Captain McKee the sum of 40 pounds, "agreeable to the act of assembly passed the November session, 1781," for his adjustment of pay for his military service, provided by said act.