Person:Robert Sawyers (3)

Robert Sawyers
d.Bef. 20 Aug 1746 Augusta County, Virginia
m. Bef. 1700
  1. David Sawyers, Sr.Abt 1700 - Aft 1756
  2. Robert Sawyers1700 - Bef 1746
m. 1722
  1. William SawyersBef 1725 - 1781
  2. Alexander Sawyers, Gent.Est 1725 - 1765
  3. Ann SawyersEst 1727 to 1737 -
  4. Elizabeth SawyersEst 1727 to 1737 -
  5. Margaret SawyersAbt 1729 - Bef 1811
Facts and Events
Name Robert Sawyers
Alt Name Robert Sayers
Gender Male
Birth? 1700 Pennsylvania, United States
Marriage 1722 Commonwealth, Pennsylvania, United Statesto Catherine Harris
Death? Bef. 20 Aug 1746 Augusta County, Virginia

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


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Will of Robert Sawyers

  • Page 16.--26th June, 1746. Robert Sayers, late from Pennsylvania. Will--Sons, William, Alexander; wife, Cathren; daughters, Margaret, Ann, Elizabeth. Executors, John Buchanan and Joseph Culton, Gent. (desiring Col. Patton to assist if he will grant me the favor). Teste: Jno. Buchanan, Wm. Adair, Francis McCown, Thos. Beard. Proved, 20th August, 1746, by all except Beard. Wm. and Alex. Sayers qualify executors 20th August, 1746, with sureties John Buchanan and John Hays.

Processioning List of 1755

"Processioning" was the periodic review and agreement of property lines between settler's lands. Processioning Lists are useful in determining the general area of a settler’s lands and their neighbors at specific time periods:

  • Page 152.-(Processioning List of 1755) - Jno. Finley, Wm. Thompson processioned in Cap. Thompson's Company as follows, viz: For Samuel McCune, for Wm. Logan, for Wm. Johnston, for Widow Thompson, for Thos. Thompson; Widow Frazer, present Robert Modey; for Rob. Moody; for Andw. McClure, present Jno. Hutchison; for Jno. Hutchison; for Hugh McClure, for Richard Pilson, for Zechoriah Smith, for Widow Sayre, for Andw. McClure, for John Campbell, for John Black, for Archd. Stewart, for Rob. Finley, for Alex. Henderson, for Wm. Patterson, for Jno. McClure, for George Caldwell, for John Thompson, for Wm. Palmer, for James Gillespey, for James Hamilton, for Saml. Steele, for James McClure, for Widow Campbell, for Robert Patrick, for John Ramsey, for Wm. Finley, for John Finley, for David Henderson, for Isaac White, for Adam Morow, for Alex. Thompson, for Wm. Thompson, for Wm. Caldwell. (Note: appears to be Robert's widow Catherine).

Records of Robert Sawyers in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley's:

  • Vol. 1 - FEBRUARY 12, 1745/6. - (15) Robert Seyers security for John Patterson.