Facts and Events
Robert Holmes was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Records of Robert Holmes in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley's Augusta County Records:
- Page 1.--Robert Willson, in Shanadore in Virginia, will dated 3d November, 1745. Wife, Jane; estate except such as is nominated of the hole head to son John. Son, John; daughter, Jannet Holmes, 20 shillings; daughter, Catrin Bell, 20 shillings; nephew (?), Robert Holmes; daughters, Elizabeth, Jane, Frances. Executors, Wm. Long and James Alexander. Teste: Jno. Patterson, Gabriel Holmes, James Bell. Proved, 11th February, 1745, by John Patterson. Proved, 16th April, 1745, by Gabriel Holmes. (Note: Robert Holmes appears to be the grandson of Robert Wilson, who named his nephew Robert Holmes (?) in his will).
- Page 38.--__ day _____, 1760. Edward Beard and Mary ( ) to James Beard, £30, 36 acres on North River of Shanandoe, part of 400 acres patented to Samuel Lockhart, 10th April, 1751; also 20 acres, part of 179 acres patented to Samuel Lockhart, 30th August, 1748, adjoining above. Teste: Robert Homes, Joseph ( ) Homes. (Note: possibly this Robert Holmes?).