Sarah Jane Robertson
b.1755 Prob. Virginia
d.28 Sep 1812
m. 18 Aug 1743
Facts and Events
ID: I19 Name: Sarah Jane ROBERTSON NPFX: * Given Name: Sarah Jane Surname: ROBERTSON Sex: F _UID: 722B2DA2503BD611BD2CE8F2169CEC2B6A08 Change Date: 20 Oct 2003 Note: Sarah's father died shortly before she was born. Her mother died when S arah was only four and a half years old. She and her 5 orphaned sibling s were raised by her father's sister, Jane, and her husband, Silas Hart ( surety on her marriage bond). Sarah's oldest sister, Ann, was 17 at the t ime and married the following year. Silas and Jane Robertson Hart no do ubt were kind and loving to take in so many children. They had no child ren of their own.
On 28 Sep 1812, Sarah Hogshead, widow of William Hogshead dec'd, and Ja mes, Polly, William and Silas Hogshead, heirs of the said William dec'd , all of Augusta County, and William Philips and Betsy his wife of Rock ingham County, sold to Jacob Miller for 1200 pounds "lawful money" of V irginia, two tracts of land lying on both sides of the North R iver and Stony Branh in Rockingham County. One tract containing 271 acr es by decree of the Court of Augusta dated 26 Feb 1801, and the second g ranted to said William Hogshead dec'd by patent dated 3 Apr 1800 contai ning 50 acres /s/Sarah Hogshead, James Hogshead, Mary Hogshead, William H ogsett, Silas Hogset, William Phillips, Elizabeth Phillips.
Executor's bond, Rockingham County, Virginia, 17 Dec 1811, deceased Sar ah Hogset, executor Walter Davis, surety Sam McWilliams and H.J. Gambil l.
Was this actually the adminstrator's bond for Sarah as Administrator of W illiam, or is there another Sarah Hogset in Rockingham County? William 's widow, Sarah, apparently still living in 1812 when above deed was ex ecuted. Birth: 1755 in Augusta Co., Virginia Note: She was born after the death of her father.
Father: James ROBERTSON b: 1729 in Coleraine, County Antrim, N. Ireland Mother: Elizabeth CRAWFORD b: 1723 in Augusta Co., Virginia
Marriage 1 William Alexander HOGSHEAD b: APR 1748 in Augusta Co., Virginia Married: 25 MAY 1779 in Rockingham Co., VA Note: see Marriage Bond, Circuit Court Records, Rockingham Co., VA. Silas Har t signed the marriage bond as surety. The bond states that her parents w ere deceased.
Bond - Richard Madison. Consent - Silas Hart, Wit - Elijah Poage. Daughter of James and Elizabeth. Sarah is 22 years old.
Elizabeth HOGSHEAD b: 25 MAR 1786 in Rockingham Co., VA Mary ("Polly") HOGSHEAD b: 25 MAR 1786 in Rockingham Co., VA Silas Hart HOGSETT b: ABT 1787 in Rockingham Co., VA William HOGSETT b: 4 DEC 1788 in Rockingham Co., VA James HOGSETT b: ABT 1790 in Rockingham Co., VA
Sources: Abbrev: Robertson Title: compiled by Katherine G. Bushman, "Robertson of Long Meadow Run, August a County, Virginia" (Katherine G. Bushman, 12 Taylor, Staunton, VA 2440 1) a County, Virginia" a County, Virginia". Katherine G. Bushman, 12 Taylor, Staunton, VA 2440 1. Text: at p. 3 Abbrev: Hogsett/Hogshead Title: compiled by Mary Hakes Jones, 1951 (now deceased), "The Genealogical Re cord of the Hogshead Family of America" Transcribed and indexed, includ ing margin notes, corrections and additions, by Jean T. Gillett, 1991 ( 134 Lido Circle, Sacramento CA 95826-1615) cord of the Hogshead Family of America" cord of the Hogshead Family of America". Transcribed and indexed, inclu ding margin notes, corrections and additions, by Jean T. Gillett, 1991 ( 134 Lido Circle, Sacramento CA 95826-1615).