Facts and Events
Robert Patrick was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Robert Patrick's land (Beverley Manor NE, 437 acres acquired from Robert Turk in 1747 & 283 acres from William Bell, Jr. and David Bell in 1754) 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: the land acquired from William Bell, Jr. and David Bell was originally patented to Samuel Gay in 1739).
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 185.--9th February, 1747. Robert Turk, planter, to Robert Patrick, £62 current money Virginia; 437 acres in Beverley Manor, crossing South River of Shanando. Witnesses, John Preston, Robert Scott. Acknowledged by Robert Turk, and dower released by Margaret, his wife, 18th March, 1746.
- Page 428.--18th November, 1747. £62 current money Virginia. Robert Turk and Margret, his wife, to Robert Patrick. On 6th September, 136, was patented to Wm. Beverley, &c., &c., and Wm. Beverley on _____ day _____ conveyed to Robert Turk 1,313 acres thereof in Orange; 437 acres, part of 1,313 in Beverley Manor, crossing Shanandore. Robt. Turk, Margret Turk. Teste: John Madison, Patrick Hayes, David Stuart. Acknowledged, 18th November, 1747, and Margret releases dower.
- Page 453.--20th November, 1754. Wm. Bell, Jr and David Bell to Ro. Patrick £30, 283 acres, part of a tract conveyed by Samuel Gay to William and David. 16th February, 1747, in Beverley Manor; corner said Patrick; corner Samuel Givens, Finley's land; corner John Ramsey; corner Black's land. Teste: William and Zachanah Bell.
Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 101.--16th November, 1762. Charles Patrick and John Patrick, division of estate of their father Robert. John is to have 283 acres conveyed to Robert by Wm. and David Bell, also all the land lying on north side of South River in the tract whereon the said Robert lately dwelt, and to have a waggon way over the ford of the river opposite a pond and so up the river on the south side. Charles to have that on the north side, John to pay Charles £30. Delivered: J. Patrick, February, 1767.
- Page 426.--29th July, 1767. Charles Patrick and Mary, of Albemarle, to John Patrick. Whereas Robert Patrick by will, 10th August, 1761, devised to sons Charles and John 720 acres and Charles and John agreed to divide said land by deed of partition, 16th November, 1762, and recorded in Augusta, viz, John to have tract 283 acres formerly conveyed to Robert by Wm. and David Bell, 20th August, 1754, and to Wm. and David by Samuel Gay, 21st February, 1747; also the land on North of South River whereon said Robert lately dwelt, &c., &c., £200, all the land on south side of the river above.
Will of Robert Patrick
- Page 90.--10th August, 1761. Robert Patrick's will--Sons, Charles and John Patrick; son John's son, Robert; daughter, Martha Black, and her 8 sons, Robt. and John; daughter, Isabell McCulloch, and her daughter, Rachel; wife, Rachel. Executors, sons Charles and John. Guardian, wife Rachel. Teste: James Wharey, John McCulloch. Proved, 17th November, 1761, by the witnesses. Charles Patrick refuses to execute. Jno. Patrick qualifies, with Jno. McFeeters, Wm. McFeeters.
- Page 113.--17th February, 1762. Robert Patrick's appraisement, by John Finley, John Hamilton, John Thompson recorded.
Processioning List of 1755
- "Processioning" was the process or periodically reviewing and agreeing upon property lines between settlers. Processioning Lists can be useful in determining the area of a settler and the neighboring settlers at a specific time period:
- Page 152.--Jno. Finley, Wm. Thompson processioned in Cap. Thompson's Company as follows, viz: For Samuel McCune, for Wm. Logan, for Wm. Johnston, for Widow Thompson, for Thos. Thompson; Widow Frazer, present Robert Modey; for Rob. Moody; for Andw. McClure, present Jno. Hutchison; for Jno. Hutchison; for Hugh McClure, for Richard Pilson, for Zechoriah Smith, for Widow Sayre, for Andw. McClure, for John Campbell, for John Black, for Archd. Stewart, for Rob. Finley, for Alex. Henderson, for Wm. Patterson, for Jno. McClure, for George Caldwell, for John Thompson, for Wm. Palmer, for James Gillespey, for James Hamilton, for Saml. Steele, for James McClure, for Widow Campbell, for Robert Patrick, for John Ramsey, for Wm. Finley, for John Finley, for David Henderson, for Isaac White, for Adam Morow, for Alex. Thompson, for Wm. Thompson, for Wm. Caldwell.
Records of Robert Patrick in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley's Augusta County Records:
- Page 379.--29th November, 1749. Robert Turk, and Margaret, to James Hamilton, 284 acres in Beverley Manor, Robert Patrick's line. On South River Shannadore. Margaret, wife of Robert Turk. Delivered: Joseph Teas, November, 1754. Teste: George Breckenridge, Daniel Davison, Francis Beaty.
- Page 709.--__ _____, 1750. John Finley, Gent., to William Finley, Gent., 298 acres on So. River in Beverley Manor; corner Robert Finley (his house), Charles Dolway's line, Mary, wife of John. Teste: Wm. Henderson, Robert Patrick, John Black.
- Page 248.--9th May, 1752. Esther Campbell to Alexander Walker, farmer, 287 acres on a branch of Little's Creek; corner John Campbell. Teste: Robert Patrick, James Hamilton.
- Page 365.--20th August, 1752. James Hamilton and Jane to Joseph Teas, 514 acres in Beverley Manor, on South River Shanando; corner Robert Turk; corner Robert Patrick. Two tracts. Teste: Joseph Bell, Wm. Robertson, Wm. Wright.
- Page 2.--August, 1754. William Bell, Jr., and David Bell to Saml. Givens, £80, 283 acres conveyed to grantors by Saml. Gay, 16th February, 1747, in Beverley Manor; corner Ro. Patrick; corner Finla.
- Page 377.--1st May, 1756. Same (John Black, plantationer) to son James Black. Same consideration. 165 acres in Beverley Manor on South River Shanando, part of 375 acres above Beverley Manor patent line; cor. Ro. Patrick. Wm. Bell's line Delivered: James Black, May, 1763.
- Page 463.--15th June, 1757. Samuel Givens and Martha to Jno. Williams, £40, 283 acres, part of a tract conveyed to Samuel, August, 1754. Cor. Ro. Patrick; cor. Finla. Teste: Patrick Crawford, Geo. Wilson, Wm. Lamb. Delivered: Jno. Williams, April, 1783.
- Page 391.--1st June, 1763. James Black, plantationer, and Sarah ( ) to John Ramsey, £107.10, 165 acres in Beverley Manor on both sides South River of Shanando, part of 375 acres conveyed by Beverley to George Home, and by George Home to Gibbons Jennings, 1750, and said Jennings having afterwards absconded, the land was sold to highest bidder, viz., James Davise, by Richard Winston, sheriff of Orange County, to satisfy Judgment against Jennings in favor of Isaac Smith, 21st April, 1752, and Winston conveyed the land to Davise in Orange County, 24th June, 1753, and land was conveyed by Davise to John Black, 1756; corner Robert Patrick, William Bell's line. Teste: Robert Brown, Andrew Greer, Samuel Black. Livery of seisin. Delivered: Jos. Black, January, 1773.