m. abt 1720
Facts and Events
Robert Torbett was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Records of Robert Torbett in Augusta County, VA
Information on Robert Torbett
ID: I33 Name: Robert TARBET Sr. Sex: M Birth: ABT 1737 in prob. Chester Co., Pennsylvania Death: ABT 1795 in Greenville, Augusta Co., Virginia Burial: Bethel Presb. Church Cemetery, Augusta Co., Virginia
Note: Chester County, Pennsylvania Wills, 1713-1825, ancestry.com Date: 13 Jan 1763; Prove Date:
13 Aug 1766 Remarks: Hugh Tarbet of Oxford. January 13, 1763. August 13,1766. Provides for wife
Katherine. To son John Tarbet £10 and large Bible. To daughter Jane, wife of James Read £5. To daughter Ealse, wife of John Faron £5. To daughter Katherine £5 and a cow. To son Hugh tract of land in Oxford containing 150 acres adjoining John Love, William Robb and David Brooks and £3. Remainder divided among children, viz., David, Margaret, Elizabeth, Allen, Jannet, and Robert Tarbet. Executors:Dorrinton Boyle, David Simpson and Hugh Tarbet. Witnesses: JohnPoston, Matthew Young, James Dunn.
This Robert arrived in Augusta Co., Virginia after his brother Hugh about 1780. Robert's tombstone is still readable @@ BethelPresb. Church Cemetery near Greenville, Augusta Co., Virginia. Two infants are buried next to Robert & Elizabeth (BT & PT).
?Listed in 1790 U.S. Federal Census, York County, Pennsylvania, Fawn, page 332. Robt Tarbit. 1 white male of age 16 years and upwards; 1 white male under 16 years; 2 white females.
Father: Hugh TARBET b: FEB 1691 in Kilbirnie, Scotland c: FEB 1692 in Kilbirnie Parish, Ayr Co., Scotland Mother: Catherine KATHERINE --??-- b: ABT 1700 in Northern Ireland
Marriage 1 Elizabeth "Betsy" --??-- Married: BEF 1765 in PA Children:
If however this is Robert Torbett's marker, it is noteworthy that there are 2 small stones with the letters BT and PT on them. Possibly marking the graves of two children who died in infancy.