Person:Robert Torbett (5)

Robert Torbett
m. bef 1765
  1. Catherine Torbett1765 - 1830
  2. Robert TorbettBEF 1767 - 1822
  3. John Torbettabt 1770 - aft 1850
Facts and Events
Name Robert Torbett
Alt Name Robert A. Tarbet, Jr.
Gender Male
Birth? BEF 1767 Prob. Chester County, Pennsylvania
Marriage 29 MAR 1787 Augusta County, Virginiato Martha Thompson
Death? JUN 1822 Greenville, Augusta Co. VA
Burial? Bethel Pres, Cemetery, Augusta Co. VA

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


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Marriage Record of Robert Torbett

  • Vol. 2, pp 300-309 by Lyman Chalkley, Marriage Bond in Augusta County, 1787--March 26, Robert Talbert and Hugh Talbert (Tarbet), surety. Robert Talbert and Martha Thompson, daughter of Wm. Thompson.

Information on Robert Torbett

?Listed in 1790 U.S. Federal Census, York County, Pennsylvania,Fawn, page 332. Robt Tarbit. 1 white male of age 16 years andupwards; 1 white male under 16 years; 2 white fremales.

RIN: MH:I1812

There are two Torbet's in early Augusta County records, one is Hugh Torbet:

Page 135.--15th March, 1774. Robert Steel and Mary to Robert's son, David Steel. Teste: William Moore, Thomas Hill, Hugh Torbet.

Page 336.--4th July, 1784. Arthur Campbell, surviving executor of Mandrel Campbell, who was sole executrix of Charles Campbell, deceased, to Rudolph Hawpe, 100 acres patented to Rudolph Hawpe, 100 acres patent to Charles Campbell 5th March, 1747; corner land Hugh Torbet lives on.

Another is Samuel:

Page 195.--16th November, 1801. James Shields' will--To wife, Rachel; to eldest daughter. Ally Shields; to youngest daughters, Margaret Shields; to son, James. Executors, wife Rachel and Samuel Torbit. Teste: Joseph Coalter, Wm. Shields. Proved, 22d February, 1802. Executors qualify.