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Robert Rogers was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 55.--22d April, 1763. George Rodgers and Elisabeth to Robert Rodgers, of Augusta, and Robert Wallace, of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, £200, two tracts in Beverley Manor: 1st, containing 540 acres conveyed by Beverley to George, 28th February, 1749; cor. George Anderson, Cathies River, Christian's Creek; Jacob Carr's cor.; James Crawford's cor; 2d tract, 135 acres conveyed to George by Daniel Kidd, 20th September, 1763; Christie's Creek, George Hutcheson's line.
Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 491.--25th February, 1764. Robert Rodgers to John Johnson. £20, 62 acres on Middle River of Shanandoe, alias Cathey's River, part of 540 acres in Beverley Manor, originally surveyed for Nathan McClure and conveyed by Beverley to George Rodgers and by George to his son Robert, September, 1763. Teste: Robert, John and Thomas Poage. Delivered: Wm. Johnston, September, 1765.
- Page 305.--9th December, 1766. Robert Rogers, of Augusta County, and Robert Wallace, of Hanover Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, and Mary ( ) to Seth Rogers, of the same County and Colony, £200, 135 acres in Beverley Manor conveyed from Daniel Kidd to George Rogers, 20th September, 1763. and by George to Robert Rogers and Robert Wallace above, on 22d September, 1763, oak in George Hutcheson's line at Christie's Creek. Teste: James Cooper, Thomas McNeal. Delivered: Seth Rodgers, 5th April, 1774.
- Page 428.--21st December, 1783. Robert Rodgers and Elizabeth to Paulser Teverbaugh, part of 54 acres in Beverley Manor first conveyed to George Rodgers, deceased.
Records of Robert Rogers in Augusta County, VA
- 1750, November 12th--Robert Boyd, 100, joining Robt. Rodgers and John Patterson. (Note: this appears to be an older Robert Rogers).
- MAY 25, 1767. - (174) Wm. Brown and Robt. Rodgers, sureties.
- Book 2 - Processioners Appointed, 1767 - Page 429.--James Meteire, Thomas Shields, Saml. Blackwood, James Henderson, William Palmer, Robt. Thompson, from Burden's line to William Tease's between South Mountain and Kennady's Road by Staunton and thence by the Tinkling Spring Meeting House. Andrew McClure, John Galespie, James Craige, Jr., and James Patterson, from Tease's by the Tinkling Spring to Christian's Creek, down the Creek to the mouth, down Middle River to South River, to South Mountain. Joseph Bell, Robert Russell, Robert Rodgers, James Lessley, Jr., Alex. Walker, Hugh Donahoe, beginning at Foard of Christian's Creek below the Court House, down the same to the Mouth, down Middle to South River, down to the Forke up North River to Fowler's, to Staunton.
- MARCH 15, 1768. - (489) Hemp certificates: Peachy Ridgeway Gilmore, David Doak, John McKee, Jacob Anderson, Ro. Allison, Rob. Rodgers.
- Book 2 - Tithables, 1781; Robert Rogers and Father.
- Book 2 - undated (abt. 1804) - Lessley vs. Lessley--O. S. 145; N. S. 50--Bill, 29th September, 1804. Complainants are, viz: Rachel Crawford (wife of Alexander), Sally Henderson (wife of John), Polly Bell (wife of Robert), Agness Evans (wife of Morgan), only children, heirs and devisees of James Lesly, deceased, of Augusta. James died in 1775 testate. The widow died a few weeks after James, leaving oratrixes infants. Two executors in 1779 sold the land to Robert Rogers, who afterwards moved to Tennessee, Blount County. Elizabeth McCune deposes 24th November, 1775, in Augusta, that her daughter, Mary Lessley, on her death bed, &c. Elizabeth was wife of Samuel McCune.
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