Facts and Events
Robert Moody was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Robert Moody's land (Beverley Manor NE, 473 acres) 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 that the map shown above has been "adjusted" to show Robert Moody's land, which had been previously issued to Rev. James Anderson. For an anaylsis of Robert Moody's land see: Analysis:_John_Frazier_and_Robert_Moody_in_Beverley_Manor
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 461.—22nd February, 1749. Same (From William Beverley) to Robert Moody, 473 acres in Beverley Manor, head of Long Meadow. Corner John Frazier. Delivered: Samuel Frazier, llth November, 1773. Teste: Thomas Stewart and John Brown.
Will of Robert Moody
- Page 3.--11th December, 1786. Robert Moodey's verbal, solemn, and dieing words: Living on ye head of Long Meadow; to nephew, John Frazer, Mansion House and 200 acres, joining Samuel Gilor's, Samuel Frazer's lines; to niece, Ann Frazer, 100 acres joining Samuel Henry, with ye Wallowing Hole Improvements. Teste: Samuel, James, (X) Ann Frazer. Proved, 18th April, 1787, by the witnesses. Administration granted John Frazer.
Records of Robert Moody in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- AUGUST 17, 1748. (50) David Edmiston appd. overseer of road from Tinkling Spring to Stuart and Christian's Road, with these: James and John Campbell, Archibald Stuart, Chas. Dallis, James Hamilton, Richard Pilsher, David Henderson, George Vance, Robt. McCutchin, Saml. McCune, Robert Moody, John Frazier, John Thomson, Wm. Johnson, Alexr. Henderson, Saml. Henderson and Samuel Farguson.
- Vol. 1 - MAY, 1768 (A). - Israel Christian vs. Abraham Drilian (Dulian), lives at Robert Moady's (Christian's Creek).--Sundries. 1762, February 7; October 6; January 28; credit by one week's work in January, 1763, 10/.