Person:Robert Reyburn (4)

Robert Reyburn
b.ABT 1739 Virginia
m. 1732
  1. Joseph Rayburnabt 1732/33 - 1799
  2. John Rayburn1734 - bef 1798
  3. Adam ReyburnABT 1736 - BEF 1799
  4. Margaret Rayburn1736 -
  5. James RayburnABT 1737 -
  6. Robert ReyburnABT 1739 - bef 1768
  • HRobert ReyburnABT 1739 - bef 1768
  • WJean LoganABT 1740 -
m. 1758
  1. William Reyburn1758 - 1834
  2. Ralph Reyburn1760 -
  3. Robert Reyburn, Jr.1761 - 1831
  4. Henry ReyburnABT 1763 - 1838
  5. David Reyburn1765 - 1817
  6. John Reyburn1766-1767 -
  7. Margaret Reyburnbef 1768 -
Facts and Events
Name Robert Reyburn
Gender Male
Birth? ABT 1739 Virginia
Marriage 1758 to Jean Logan
Death? bef. 21 November 1768 Murdered by Robert McMahon in Augusta County, Virginia

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


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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 406.--19th May, 1761. Robert McMahon to Robert Rebourn, £30, 380 acres on the Buffalo Draft on south side North River, patented Robert Smith, 16th August, 1756; cor. James Beard's land. (Note: the same Robert McMahon that murdered him just seven years later).

Land Grant Surveys:

  • Page 186 - Jean Reabrean, 96 acres, North River of Shenandoah. Adjoining Joseph Lindon, Thomas McMahon, Jacob Campbell, Thomas Rankin. November 6, 1771. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 67]. (Note: since Robert had died, his widow Jean was able to acquire this land).

Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 188.--25th November, 1761. Robert (Robin) ( ) Reburn and Jean to Hugh Donachy, £60, 380 acres on the Buffalo Draft on the south side of the North River, cor. James Beard's land. Teste: John Lowrie, Jno. Burk, Robert McMechen. Delivered: Hugh Donaho, December, 1771.

Records of Robert Reyburn in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Page 448.--10th September, 1761. John Bellfaught's estate sold at vendue--To Catrina Faught; to Henry Lynor; to Andrew Faught; to Peter Funk; to Caspar Faught; to Henry Colar; to Elizabeth Bruester; to James Waite; to Alex. Kile; to Geo. Trout; to Robt. Reyburn; to Jno. Hines, Geo. Martin, Peter Miller. Robt. Stevens, Edward Rutledge, James Cover, David Menerley. Cash paid Christian Clements for 1 year's board of the widow. Balance due the legatees to be equally divided between Andrew Faught, Casper Faught. and the wife.--Christian Clements. Recorded, 21st May, 1766.
  • Vol. 1 - Vol. 1 - MAY, 1768 (A). - Mathew Glaspy vs. Robert Raburn.--Mathew is from Granville County, South Carolina. Account and affidavit.
  • Vol. 1 - NOVEMBER 21, 1768. - Committal of Robert McMahan upon suspicion of murdering Robert Reburn. Recognizance as witnesses and signatures of Jean Reburn, John Reburn, Thomas McMahon, Robert Patterson, James O. Murray, Robert R. Craig.
  • Vol. 1 - NOVEMBER 26, 1768. - (71) Called Court for examination of Robert McMahon, charged with the murder of Robert Reaburn.--Sent to Williamsburg for trial.
  • Vol. 1 - MARCH 16, 1774. - (322) George Moffett appointed guardian of Robert Reaburn, orphan of Robert Reaburn, deceased.

Information on Robert Reyburn

1739 - 1767
BIRTH: 1730, Virginia
DEATH: 1767, Augusta County, Virginia (s/b 1768)
Father: James REYBURN
Mother: Elizabeth COLE
Family 1 : Jean LOGAN
+Robert RAYBURN , Jr.