Person:Elijah Robertson (3)

Col. Elijah Robertson
m. bef. 1742
  1. Gen. James Randolph Robertson1742 - 1814
  2. Col. Elijah Robertson1744 - 1842
  3. Nicholas Robertson1745-1760 -
  4. John Robertson1745-1760 -
  5. Sarah Robertson1745-1760 -
  6. Mark Robertson1745-1760 - 1787
  7. Charles Robertson1745-1760 - 1806
m. 1780
  1. Elijah Robertson1784 - 1858
  2. Sterling Clack Robertson1785 -
Facts and Events
Name Col. Elijah Robertson
Gender Male
Birth? 4 APR 1744 Brunswick County, Virginia
Military? 10 Oct 1774 Battle of Point Pleasant
Marriage 1780 Brunswick County, Virginiato Sarah Maclin
Death? 4 MAR 1842 Robertson County, Texas

Robertson, Col. Elijah, brother to General James Robertson,225 was born 4 April 1744 in Brunswick Co. Virginia and there married Sarah Maclin in 1780.226 "We, Moses Shelby, Martin Armstrong and Anthony Crutcher of Davidson County, NC, are bound to Elijah Robertson of same county for 5664 $ 6 shillings and 8 pence."227 "I, Eusebus Bushnell of Davidson County, NC, is [sic] firmly bound to Elijah Robertson for forty thousand pounds."228 Signatory to 1776 Petition to South Carolina to annex the East Tennessee settlements.229 Assembled troops to pursue Indians who had wounded Col. James Robertson.230 Named an executor of the will of Rebecca Bosley, deceased wife of Captain James Bosley,231 he was listed on the 1787 Tax Roll with six taxables.232

  1.   Lewis, Virgil A. History of the Battle of Point Pleasant: fought between white men and Indians at the mouth of the Great Kanawha River (now Point Pleasant, West Virginia), Monday, October 10th, 1774 : the chief event of the Lord Dunmore's War. (Charleston, W. Va: The Tribune Printing Company, 1909), Pages 117-118, 1909.

    A List of Captain Evan Shelby’s Company of Volunteers From The Watauga Valley in The Fincastle County Battalion.


    Evan Shelby, Captain - Assumed chief command on the field of battle after Colonels Lewis, Fleming, and Field had fallen.)
    Isaac Shelby, Lieutenant - (Took command of his father's company, who had assumed command on the field.)
    James Robertson, Sergeant
    Valentine Levier (Sevier), Sergeant

    James Shelby, John Sawyer, John Findley (Finley), Henry Shaw (Span), Daniel Mungle (Mongle), Frederick Mungle, John Williams, John Carmack (Wounded at Point Pleasant), Andrew Terrence (Torrence), George Brooks, Isaac Newland, George Ruddle (Riddle), Emanuel Shoatt, Abram Bogard, Arthur Blackburn, Robert Herrill (Handley), George Armstrong, William Casey, Mark Williams, John Stewart (Wounded at Point Pleasant), Conrad Nave, Richard Burck, John Riley, Elijah Robinson (Robertson), Reece Price (Wounded at Point Pleasant), Richard Holliway, Jarrett Williams, Julias Robison, Charles Fielder, Peter Torney (Forney), William Tucker, John Fain, Samuel Vance, Samuel Fain, Samuel Hensley (Handley), Samuel Samples, Benjamin Grayum (Graham), Andrew Goff, Hugh O’Gullion, Barnett O’Gullion, Patrick St. Lawrence, Joseph Hughey (James Hughey), John Bradley, Bazaleel Maxwell.

    -Total 49-
    The Adversary was Chief Hokoleskwa Cornstalk