Facts and Events
Records in Amherst County, VA
- 1772 - John Henderson & wife Mary sell to James Henderson on lines of David Merriweather, Charles Lancey, Thomas Robertson, on the road and Elexander [Alexander] Henderson [this is the Rockfish River.]
- Page 204. 20 Nov 1804. (page 423)- BENJAMIN HARRIS & wife MARY, Albemarle, to JOHN BETHEL, Amherst County, for 1032-10 poiunds, 347 + acres Eastern waters Rockfish; Taylor's Creek. Lines: WILLIAM SMITH, THOMAS ROBERTSON, WILLIAM HARRIS JR, JOHN MCCLURE. Wit: THOMAS MORRISON, NICHOLAS CAKSON (CALSON?), JOHN DIGGES, MARY W. HARRIS. Original deliverd to JOHN W. HARRIS, per order, 9 Apr 1806.
Chancery Court Suit
Henderson vs. Robertson, Amherst County, VA:
- In February 1809, a suit was brought in Chancery Court, Amherst County, Virginia by Robert Henderson and his wife Elizabeth (Robertson) Henderson against Elizabeth's brother, Thomas Robertson to recover her legacy willed to her by her father James Robertson and her mother Rebeckah (Royston) Robertson. This suit, Henderson vs. Robertson, Bill - Chancery Court Amherst County, Virginia 1809, (which includes several accompanying depositions), and provides a key piece of evidence in proving several of the children of James and Rebeckah (Royston) Robertson of Albemarle and Amherst County, Virginia.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Ancestry.com/Ancestry Family Trees: Public Members Trees.