Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Robert Gaines

Male 1739 - 1838  (99 years)


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  • Name Robert Gaines  [1, 2
    Birth 1739  King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 1838  Rockingham County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I38822  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Father Robert Gaines,   b. Bef 1716, King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 3 Oct 1763, Spotsylvania County, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 47 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ursula Dudley,   b. 20 Sep 1720, Hanover County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 29 Apr 1767, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 47 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage Abt 1736  King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F24498  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Long,   b. 1750, St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1804, Rockingham County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 55 years) 
    Marriage 1770  Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F24497  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
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      1766-1771 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book G; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      April 29, 1767. Ursley x Gains of St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co., to her son, Robert Gains, of Par. and Co. afsd. Deed of Gift. Goods and chattels. W. Robinson, Thomas Powe. Nay 4, 1767.

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      1772-1778 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 16; [Antient Press]; Page 132-134
      Indenture 30 Dec 1772 between ALEXANDER SPOTSWOOD of Spotsylvania County and ROBERT GAINES of Orange County .. to Farm lett 175 acres bounded Mountain Road .. during natural lives of Robert Gains, Mary, Thomas Gains for 500 pounds Neat Tobacco yearly ..
      Presence: Lewis Craig, Alexr. Spotswood Joseph Craig, John Craig
      Deed of Lease recorded Orange County 23rd April 1773.
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      1779-1781 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book L (Part 1); [Antient Press]; Page 100-101
      TO ALL WHOM it may concern or these presents Come, Know Ye that I REUBEN LONG, Son of BROMFIELD LONG and ELIZABETH LONG, who was ELIZABETH BOND Daughter of JOHN and MARY BOND, all of Culpeper County which said REUBEN LONG is of the one part and ROBERT GAINS of ORANGE COUNTY of the other part Witnesseth that REUBEN LONG being seized in Certain slaves now in possession of his Grandmother, MARY BOND, by Virtue of a Deed of Gift made by said JOHN BOND bearing date the day of 177 duely recorded in the County aforesaid Wherein after the death of said MARY he devises certain negroes to his two Daughters, ELIZABETH and MARY, (the said slaves) with their Increase and to their Children equally share and share alike the said REUBEN, party to these presents, being the Eldest Son of said ELIZABETH by the said BRUMFIELD LONG, being so hereof seized in Reversion and being desirous to sell and dispose of the same for and in consideration of the sum of Seven hundred pounds good and lawful! money of the State of Virginia to him in hand paid by ROBERT GAINS hath bargained and sold all that one fourth undevided share of the Slave or Slaves aforesaid and also all such shares as the said REUBEN LONG may hereafter be Intitled to by heir ship or other Right In Witness whereof I the said REUBEN LONG hath hereunto set my hand and Seal as my act and deed this 28th day of September 1779
      Witness present: B. JOHNSTON, REUBEN LONG
      ROBERT LONG BRUMFIELD LONG
      WILLIAM LONG
      At a Court held for Culpeper County the 20th March 1780 This Bond was proved by the witnesses and ordered to be recorded

  • Sources 
    1. [S74] Genealogies of Virginia Families Vol. I, from Tyler's Quarterly Historical and Genealogical Magazine.

    2. [S80] Genealogies of Virginia Families Vol. III, from Tyler's Quarterly Historical and Genealogical Magazine, 466.
      does not appear to be the s/o William & Isabella Gaines

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