m. Est. 1714-1718
Facts and Events
Robert McCorkle was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Robert McCorkle's land (SW, 269 acres, 1749) 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. Note land of Robert's father, James McCorkle (370 acres, 1749) and brother, Samuel McCorkle (# of acres and date not known) are located nearby to the north and east.
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
Page 333.--13th October, 1749. William Beverley to Robert McCorkal, 269 acres in Beverley Manor. Branch of Christy's Creek known as Nutt's Mill Creek. James Caldwell's line. Teste: Thomas Sheels. Delivered to James McCorkle, 6th May, 1752.
Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:
Page 214.—20th May, 1752. Robert McCorkal to William Marshall, 269 acres. Wm. Nutt's Mill Creek of Christian's Creek in Beverley Manor; James Caldwell's line. Teste: Edward Hall, Andrew Cowan, James McCorkall.
Will of Robert McCorkle
From Anson County, North Carolina records:
Information on Robert McCorkle
Thought to be a son of James McCorkle or his brother William McCorkle.
No. 114 - Robert McCorkill, 87 Acres, Grant No. 190, Issued April 6, 1753. Book No. 2, Page No. 39. Location E. side of Catawba River.