Person:Robert McCorkle (1)

Robert McCorkle
b.est. 1726-1728 Prob. Scotland
m. Est. 1714-1718
  1. Emeline McCorkle1718 - Aft 1764
  2. James McCorkleAbt 1722 - 1760
  3. Robert McCorkleest 1726-1728 -
  4. Samuel McCorkle, of Augusta County, VAAbt 1729 - bef 1788
  5. Archibald McCorkle1732 -
  6. John McCorkle1734 - 1781-1784
  7. Thomas McCorkle1736 -
  • HRobert McCorkleest 1726-1728 -
  • WMargaret Reidbef 1741 -
m. bef. 1758
  1. Robert McCorkleEst 1752-1765 -
  2. Archibald McCorkle1758 -
Facts and Events
Name Robert McCorkle
Gender Male
Birth[1] est. 1726-1728 Prob. Scotland
Census? see "Tennessee Cousins", p. 722.
Marriage bef. 1758 to Margaret Reid
Death? Anson County, (Mecklenburg) North Carolina

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


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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA


Robert McCorkle's land (SW, 269 acres, 1749) as shown on the map meticulously drawn by J.R. Hildebrand, cartographer. This map is copyrighted©, used by permission of John Hildebrand, son of J.R. Hildebrand, April, 2009. Note land of Robert's father, James McCorkle (370 acres, 1749) and brother, Samuel McCorkle (# of acres and date not known) are located nearby to the north and east.

Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:

Page 333.--13th October, 1749. William Beverley to Robert McCorkal, 269 acres in Beverley Manor. Branch of Christy's Creek known as Nutt's Mill Creek. James Caldwell's line. Teste: Thomas Sheels. Delivered to James McCorkle, 6th May, 1752.

Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:

Page 214.—20th May, 1752. Robert McCorkal to William Marshall, 269 acres. Wm. Nutt's Mill Creek of Christian's Creek in Beverley Manor; James Caldwell's line. Teste: Edward Hall, Andrew Cowan, James McCorkall.

Will of Robert McCorkle

From Anson County, North Carolina records:

  • Vol. XIX, p. 38 - Will of ROBERT MC CORKEL Of Anson County; To children ARCHABL MC CORKEL & ROBERT MC CORKEL ye plantation I now live upon also a tract on ye East side Cataba adj. Andrew Nott (sic), when of wife (not named)..200 A on watters of Cain Creek..James Mc Corkel (seal), Wit: John Crocket, --White.

Information on Robert McCorkle

Thought to be a son of James McCorkle or his brother William McCorkle.

Anson County, North Carolina Warrants, Surveys, and Related Documents 1-909 Secretary of State, Land Grant Office North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, North Carolina

No. 114 - Robert McCorkill, 87 Acres, Grant No. 190, Issued April 6, 1753. Book No. 2, Page No. 39. Location E. side of Catawba River.

  1. IGI Record.