Note for: Edward ROBERTSON, 1755 - 1826 Index
On 22 November 1786 Edward and Mary sold 32 acres, part of the land he had inherited from his father, to John Jennings for £48. [Unrecorded Deeds and Other Documents - Amelia County, Virginia - 1750-1902 (McConnaughey), p. 70] Edward and Mary moved to Pittsylvania County where, on 9 May 1786, they bought 118 acres from Henry Westbrook and Mary, his wife. [Pittsylvania Co. Deed Bk. 7, p. 702] He added 123 acres near White Oak Mountain in October 1793 and a neighboring 100 acres in December 1801. [Pittsylvania Co. Deed Bk. 9, p. 555; Pittsylvania Co. Deed Bk. 12, p. 510] He sold the 100 acres he inherited from his father to Jennings Fowlkes in 1796 and bought 100 acres on White Oak Creek from Jesse Richards in 1814. [Nottoway Co. Deed Bk. 1, p. 590; Pittsylvania Co. Deed Bk. 19, p. 3]
Robertson bought 455 acres on Fall Creek from Joseph Lynch in 1803 that he sold to his son Christopher Robertson in 1826. [Pittsylvania Co. Deed Bk. 13, p. 445; Pittsylvania Co. Deed Bk. 28, p. 218] He bought 496 acres from William Summers in 1814. [Pittsylvania Co. Deed Bk. 19, p. 4]
Edward served during the Revolution from Pittsylvania County. [Historical Register of Virginians in the Revolution (Gwathmey), p. 370] He died in 1826 and they divided his estate among his five living children and the heirs of his two dead daughters. [Pittsylvania Co. Court Order Bk. 26, pp. 148-9]
According to one source, "They moved into Pittsylvania County, Va. after 1780 and settled at the North Foot of White Oak Mountain on east and west of Chatham-Danville Road, near Dry Fork."
Note for: Mary Pulliam THOMPSON, 1762 - 1833 Index
Place: East, Chatham-Danville Rd, at home
Note for: Samuel THOMPSON, 1766 - 18 NOV 1838 Index
Samuel was the father of fourteen adult children named in a Pittsylvania County chancery suit that ran from 1856 to 1874. (John W. Pritchett website)
Note for: Margaret CARTER, 1769 - 1849 Index
Note for: George Washington THOMPSON, 1 MAY 1766 - 19 MAY 1841 Index
In 1793 Phoebe Ragsdale, wife of Daniel Ragsdale, deceased, was joined by James Allen, Frederick Ragsdale, Thomas Ragsdale, and Obediah Ragsdale selling 440 acres in Pittsylvania County to George Washington Thompson. [Pittsylvania Co. Wills & Deeds Bk. 9, p. 460]
Cuthbert Price [17188.8.131.52] (13 June 1764) married Nancy Thompson in Pittsylvania County 15 June (bond) 1788. [Pittsylvania Co. marriage bond] They deeded 102 acres on the north side of White Oak Creek to George Washington Thompson 16 January 1794. [Pittsylvania Co. Wills & Deeds Bk. 9, p. 487]
Note for: Jean STOTT, 24 NOV 1769 - 19 MAR 1841 Index
Note for: Jennings THOMPSON, 19 DEC 1761 - 1844 Index
THOMPSON, Jennings.* Drafted 1781 from Amelia under Capt. John Knight; to Richmond; thence to Malvern Hill and Williamsburg. Instructed to procure cattle for Army use. discharged last of Oct. 1781. From Roster of Revolutionary Soldiers from Pittsylvania County, Virginia
Pleasant Waller deeded 100 acres in Pittsylvania County to Thompson 1 May 1790. [Pittsylvania Co. Wills & Deeds Bk. 9, p. 52]
Note for: Sarah ROBERTSON, 7 FEB 1798 - Index
Note for: Mary ROBERTSON, 20 FEB 1794 - Index
Note for: Edward ROBERTSON, 17 MAR 1790 - 20 JUN 1842 Index
Edward Robertson [200.3.6] (17 Mar. 1790) married Nancy Scott Thompson in Pittsylvania County 9 December (bond) 1816. [Pittsylvania County Marriage Bonds] She was the daughter of Washington Thompson and his wife, Nancy —. His father gave him 81 acres in Pittsylvania County and Samuel Thompson and his wife, Margaret Hutchings, sold him more land in May 1819. [Pittsylvania County Deed Book 22, page 387] [Pittsylvania County Deed Book 23, page 54]
Note for: Nancy Stott THOMPSON, 1 APR 1787 - Index
Nancy Scott /THOMPSON/Individual Note:
1850 census for Pittsylvania County, VA
Note for: James R. ROBERTSON, 9 APR 1806 - Index
Robertson James R. 44 M / . . Virginia . . . .
Robertson Jane 40 F . . . Virginia . . . . .
Robertson William 16 M . . . Virginia . . . . .
Robertson Mary F. 14 F . . . Virginia . . . . .
Robertson Sarah I 10 F . . . Virginia . . . . .
Robertson Francis 30 F . . . Virginia . . . . .
Note for: Moses HUTCHINGS, 1 MAR 1754 - 1 APR 1836 Index
Posted on the Hutchings genforum: "I found a copy of page 153 from a book "History of Pittsylvania" that was mixed in with my other papers--I thought I'd pass the info along for those who are interested:
Moses Hutchings was the son of Christopher Hutchings and stated in his pension declaration that he was born in Culpeper County in 1754. He married Lucy Parks Dec. 13, 1780 (Marriage Bonds) and had issue: William m. Judith Johns, John m. Anne B. Williams, Nancy m. Thomas Carter IV, Polly m. Jesse Walton, Samuel m. Lucy Robinson, Margaret m. Samuel Thompson, Robert m. Mary Carter, Stokely m. Nancy Johnson.
Moses Hutchings was sheriff of the county in 1817. He made his home just beyond Dry Fork and there in a rock walled graveyard lie the tombs of himself and his wife."
Note for: Nathaniel Thompson ROBERTSON, 17 DEC 1801 - 13 MAY 1851 Index
From the 1850 census for Pittsylvania County, VA
Robertson Nathaniel 49 M . Farmer . VA . . . . .
Robertson Prisilla 46 F . . . VA . . . . .
Robertson Mary 22 F . . . VA . . X . .
Robertson Lydia 17 F . . . VA . . X . .
Robertson Selestia 15 F . . . VA . X . . .
Robertson Chrispin 12 M . . . VA . X . . .
Robertson John 10 M . . . VA . X . . .
Robertson Lavenia 9 F . . . VA . X . . .
Robertson Nathaniel 6 M . . . VA . . . . .
Robertson Louisa 4 F . . . VA . . . . .
Robertson Allen 2 M . . . VA . . . . .