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Robert Stuart
b.BEF 1772
 
m. ABT 23 APR 1792
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Name Robert Stuart
Gender Male
Birth? BEF 1772
Marriage ABT 23 APR 1792 Augusta County, Virginiato Mary 'Polly' Armstrong

Robert Stuart was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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Records of Robert Stuart in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:


  • Vol. 2 - Marriage Bond in Augusta County - 1792--April 23, Robert Stuart and Robert Stuart, surety. Robert Stuart and Polly Armstrong.
  • Vol. 2 - William Armstrong vs. Robert Stuart and wife, Mary.--Spa. Chancery. 10th April, 1795. William's father, Robert Armstrong, died 1786, orator was oldest son, but some one took advantage of Robert's age and infirmity and caused a will to be written devising the lands to orator's brother Samuel.

Robert was not of sound mind at time of making the will, but Samuel took possession of the lands until year when he died. Robert Stuart inter-married with the widow of Samuel. Bill to set aside the will. Mary says she was not Samuel's widow, but was sister of orator and daughter of Robert Armstrong. Her father died the last day of December, 1786. She had a sister Nancy who was since married. Robert Armstrong was a fuller. Mary married Robert Stuart about 1792-3. Answer sworn to 25th March, 1796. Hugh Meems and Nancy Meems (Nancy Armstrong, sister of orator?) are about to move to South Carolina, 1st July, 1795.