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

John Robinson

Male 1704 - 1766  (62 years)


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  • Name John Robinson  [1
    Birth 1704  Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 11 May 1766  Pleasant Hill, Stratton Major Parish, King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I45534  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Father John Robinson,   b. 1683, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 24 Aug 1749, Piscataqua, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 66 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Catherine Beverley,   b. Abt 1684, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef 1730, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 45 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage Abt 1701  Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F24988  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Lucy Moore,   b. Abt 1717, Chelsea, King William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef 1756, Pleasant Hill, King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 38 years) 
    Marriage Abt 1736  King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • this marriage not proved. may be confused with John s/o William
    Children 
     1. Lucy Robinson,   b. Aft 1732, King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     2. Elizabeth Robinson,   b. Aft 1742, King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     3. Catherine Robinson,   b. Aft 1742, King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F27452  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Family 2 Susanna Chiswell,   b. 1740, Hanover County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 21 Feb 1805, Clifton, King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 65 years) 
    Marriage 21 Dec 1759  Williamsburg, James City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Chiswell Robinson,   b. Aft 1760, Clifton, King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Abt 27 Jan 1774, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age < 12 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. Susannah Robinson,   b. Abt 1757, Clifton, King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1773, Yorktown, York County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 17 years)  [Father: natural]
     3. Mary H. Robinson,   b. Aft 1760, Clifton, King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 19 Feb 1821, Clifton, King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age < 59 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F20632  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Family 3 Anne Holloday,   b. Bef 1724, St. George's Parish, King William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1746, Albemarle County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 24 years) 
    Family ID F27450  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Family 4 Mary Story,   b. Bef 1707   d. Bef 1730, Pleasant Hill, King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age < 23 years) 
    Marriage 8 Nov 1723  Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F27451  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
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      1728-1729 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book A; [Antient Press]; Page 398
      This Indenture made this eighth day of Aprill in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and twenty nine By and Between JOHN ROBINSON, Esq. and JOHN WALLER, Gentleman Directors and Trustees for Fredericksburg Town in Spotsylvania County of the one part and JOHN ROBINSON, JUN. Gentleman of the County of King and Queen of the other part. Witnesseth that the said JOHN ROBINSON, Esq. and JOHN WALLER, Gentleman have for and in consideration of the sum of five pounds five shillings current money to them in hand already paid, sold aliened enfeoffed and confirmed to him the said JOHN ROBINSON, JUN. one half acre or Lot of Land in Fredericksburgh Town in the County of Spotsylvania number thirteen, and bounded [as a plott and survey made by Mr. GEORGE HORNE, Surveyor on the thirteenth day of August last] On Charlotte Street and Sophia Street, To Have and To Hold the said half acre or Lot of Land as aforesaid to him the said JOHN ROBINSON, JUN. his heirs and assigns forever, in as full and ample manner as it is by Law vested in us, provided he the said JOHN ROBINSON, JUN. his heirs and assigns shall and will erect build and finish on the said Lott one house of brick stone or of wood well framed of the Dimensions of twenty feet square and nine feet pitch at the Least or proportionally thereto within two years after the date hereof [and place the same according to the rule and directions of the said Directors] Otherwise this Deed to be void and the Lot herein mentioned to be revested in the said Trustees to he by them sold and convey again and auction to the highest Bidder according to toe act of Assembly. In Witness whereof we have hereunto put our hands and seals the day and year above written.
      Signed Sealed and Delivered in the presence of
      J. WALLER, JUN., THOMAS WALLER JOHN ROBINSON [seal]
      THOMAS DAVIS, J. WALLER JOHN WALLER, [seal]
      At a Court held for Spotsylvania County August the fifth Anno Domini 1729. JOHN ROBINSON, Esq. and JOHN WALLER, Gent. two of the Trustees for Fredericksburgh Town acknowledged this their Deed unto JOHN ROBINSON, JUN., Gent. for a Lot of the said Town Land, which at the motion of JOHN WALLER, JUN. in behalf of the said ROBINSON the same was admitted to record.
      Test JOHN WALLER, Clk. Curt.
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      1734-1742 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book C; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      April 14, 1741. John Robinson of Stratton Major Par., King and Queen Co., Esquire, to Joseph Collins of Spts. Co., planter. £20 curr. 400 a. in Spts. Co., in Forks of River Po, etc. Humphrey Hill, Benja. Hubbard, Thomas Collins. June 2, 1741.
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      1742-1751 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book D; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      May 14, 1745. John Robinson of Stratton Major Par., King and Queen Co., Esqr., to Thomas Collins of Spts. Co. £36 curr. 300 a. in St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co., part of a pat. granted sd. Robinson. Witnesses, Humphrey Hill, Jos. Collins, Wm. Collins, G. Braxton, Junr. June 4, 1745.
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      1742-1751 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book D; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      May 14, 1745. John Robinson of Stratton Major Par., King and Queen Co., Esqr., to Joseph Collins of Spts. Co., planter. £15 curr. 254 a. in Spts. Co. and fork of River Po, part of a pat. granted sd. Robinson. Witnesses, Humphrey Hill, Thos. Collins, Wm. Collins, G. Braxton, Junr. June 4, 1745.
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      1742-1751 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book D; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      May 14, 1745. John Robinson of Stratton Major Par., King and Queen Co., Esqr., to William Collins of Par. and county afsd. £24 curr. 200 a. in St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co., etc., etc. Humphrey Hill, G. Braxton, Junr., Jos. Collins, Thos. Collins. June 4, 1745.
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      1742-1751 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book D; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Nov. 17, 1748. John Robinson, Junr., of King and Queen Co., Esqr., to John Allan of Spts. Co., Gent. £65 curr. 1000 a. in Spts. Co., on head branches of Mattapony. Nathal. Harrison, Wm. Waller, Henry Willis, Chas. Dick, Jr. Feby. 7, 1748.
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      1751-1761 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book E; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Dec. 3, 1751. James Allan of Fredksbg., Brother and heir at law of John Allan, late of the sd. town, Mercht., Deed., and Archibald McPherson, William Hunter, and James Hunter, three exeers. of the last will and testament of the sd. John Allan, etc., Decd., to William Allcock of Caroline Co. £61 10s. 1000 a. in Spts. Co., on head branches of Mattapony, purchased by sd. John Allan, Decd., of John Robinson, Junr., of King and Queen Co., Esqr., as by Deeds, Novr. 17, 1748. No witnesses. Decr. 3, 1751.
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      1755-1765 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Order Book - Colonial Militia; [William Armstrong Crozier]:
      The following officers produced their commissions and took the oath and subscribed the test, as by law directed, at a Court held for Spotsylvania County, May 4, 1756: [re: Forces from Culpeper against ye Indians above Winchester, on this expedition]
      John Robinson, 2nd Lieutenant of Foot in Spots. Co., commission dated May 4, 1756.
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      1751-1761 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book E; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Jany. 19, 1759. John Robinson, Humphrey Hill, Philip Rootes, Thomas Reade Rootes and John Rootes of King and Queen Co., Gentlemen, Executors of the last will and testament of Philip Rootes, late of the sd. County, Gentl., Decd., to Charles Julian of Fredksbg., Tavernkeeper. Whereas, sd. Philip Rootes, Decd., by his will Dated Augt. 13, 1756, directed his three lots in town of Fredksbg. sold for payment of debts, and legacies by the sd. will, etc. The sd. Executors for the sum of £98 curr., convey Lots 31 and 38 in town of Fredksbg. to sd. Julian, etc. Witnesses, Fielding Lewis, Daniel Fitzhugh, Henry Heath, Thomas Colson, junr., Roger Dixon. May 1, 1759.
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      1751-1761 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book E; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Oct. 21, 1760. John Robinson of King and Queen Co., Esqr., and William Robinson of Spts. Co., Gent., to Henry Carter of Spts. Co. £25 curr. 52 a. in St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co. Lark. Chew, Edwd. Herndon, Jno. Waller. Nov. 3, 1760
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      1761-1766 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book F; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      June 23, 1762. John Robinson of Spts. Co. to John Robinson of King and Queen Co., Esqr. £200 curr. 4 negroes. Witnesses, Elijah Morton, Uriah Garton, Wm. Dickinson. Augt. 1, 1763.
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      1761-1766 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book F; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Nov. 5, 1764. Wm. Robinson of Spts. Co. and Agnes, his wife, to John Robinson of King and Queen Co., Esqr. £208. 228 a. in St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co., and goods and chattels. Mortgage. O. Towles, jr.; Beverley Stanard, Elizabeth Beverley Stanard. April 1, 1765.
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      1771-1774 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book H; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      April 16, 1772. Edmund Pendleton, and Peter Lyons, Gentlemen, surviving Admrs. of the estate of John Robinson, Esqr., Decd., to John Waller, of Spts. Co. Whereas, Bernard Moore, Esqr., being seized of 6000 a. on Pamunkey River in Caroline Co., did by Indenture in Augt. 1767, convey the sd. land to the sd. Pendleton and Lyons by way of mortgage for securing payment of a debt due by sd. Moore to the est. of sd. Robinson, and by consent of the sd. Pendleton and Lyons the sd. Moore divided the sd. tract into smaller lots for Distinct Prizes in a lottery. Since the drawing of which lottery sd. Moore and Anna Catharine, his wife, have executed an Indenture of Release to the sd. Pendleton and Lyons whereby the Equity of Redemption of the sd. Moore and the dower of the sd. Anna Catharine are absolutely released to the sd. Pendleton and Lyons to enable them to convey the prizes drawn in sd. lottery, etc., and whereas, lot No. 56 in plot of sd. Lottery was drawn by a ticket sold to Wm. Champe, Esqr., and by him to the said John Waller, etc. Witnesseth the sd. Pendleton and Lyons convey sd. Waller, 100 acres as drawn by the afsd. ticket, etc. Witnesses, Ch. Sims, J. Waller, Jas. Mercer, Wm. Porter, Isaac Heslop, James Somerville. June 18, 1772.

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      1726-1730 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 13; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 27
      JOHN ROBINSON, JUNR., Gent. of K. & Q. Co; 5059 acs. (Lapsed L.), Spotsyl. Co., in St. George's Par; on both sides of the N. fork of the River Po, & on S. side the S. fork of same; beg. on N. side, in Col. Corbin's line; to land called Alexandria,. on Hugh Jones' line, on - E. side of the new markt Ridge Road; 2 Sept. 1728, Page 275. Granted to John Robinson, Esqr., then of Middlesex Co., but now of Spotsylvania Co., 20 June 1723, on condition of seating, &c. 25 Lbs., 10 Shill.

  • Sources 
    1. [S117] Magazine of Virginia Genealogy Vol 07 1969.

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