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Israel Robertson

 
  Also spelled as Robinson, Robison, Robeson, Roberson and Robertson.  
 

Israel Robertson was born about 1699 in Bristol Parish, Prince George County, Virginia. He was the son of Nicholas Robertson and Sarah Marks.

Matthew Robertson (1721),
John Robertson (1723),
Israel Robertson (1725),
David Robertson (1728),
Nicholas Robertson (1731),
Charles Robertson (1733, married Susannah Cunningham), and
Susanna Robertson Kendrick.

His second wife was named Sarah.
George Robertson

The Robertson family moved to North Carolina.

Israel wrote his will in 1760 and died in Granville County, North Carolina.

 
 

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from Virginia Land Patent Book 13, p. 14

Israel Robertson
100 acres of new Land,
in Prince George Co.,
on the north side of Buckskin Creek,
above his house,
dated 21 Oct 1726.


 
 
 
 

from Virginia Land Patent Book 14, p. 83:

Israel Robertson
of Prince George Co.,
670 acres of new Land in Brunswick Co;
on the south side of Roanoak River;
on the west side of Smith's Creek,
dated 28 Sept 1728.

 
 
 
 

from Virginia Land Patent Book 14, p. 390:

Israel Robertson,
254 acres of new land
in Prince George Co.,
on the south side of Buckskin Creek,
above the mouth ofthe Great Licking Place Branch;
dated 25 Aug 1731.

 
 
 
 

from North Carolina Land Patent Book 14, p. 50,

dated 25 Mar 1749;
to Israel Robertson,
640 acres
in Granville Co. on the e.s. of ye said Creek

 
     
 

from North Carolina Land Patent Book 14, p. 50,

dated 25 Mar 1749
to Israel Robertson,
640 acres
in Granville Co., on b.s. of Little Creek
surveyed 10 Mar 1748.
Witneses: Israel Roberson, Jr., Matthew Roberson.

 
 
 
 

from Abstract of Granville County Deeds 1746-1765 Deed Book B

427, 428
Mar 3, 1755
Israel Roberson gave to his son Nicholas Roberson
320 acres
on south east side of Smiths Creek in Granville Co.
on the county line at Henry King 's corner.
Wts: Henry King, Jesse Moller.

 
 
 
 

from North Carolina Land Patent Book 11, p. 258,

dated 9 May 1757;
to Israel Roberson
340acres
in Johnston Co. and Edgecombe Co.,
on the Parishes of St. Patrick and Edgecombe,
adj. John Barefoot, Contentney Creek, Hominy Swamp, Robert Sims, Tarlan Quin.

 
 
 
 

from Granville Co., NC, Deed Book C, p. 127,

dated 25 Mar 1749;
Grant to Israel Roberson
for 640 acres in Granville,
at Roberson's old line on the
Reedy Branch.

 
 
 
 

from Granville Co., NC, Deed Book A, p. 221,

dated 6 Dec 1749;
Israel Roberson

to John Roberson
300 acres in Granville,
whereon John Roberson now lives,
on west side of Little Creek

 
 
 
 

from Granville Co., NC, Deed Book C, p. 130,

dated 25 Apr 1754;

Grant to Israel Roberson,
planter, of Granville Co.,
for 640 acres
on the east side of Smiths Creek on county line

 
 
 
 

from Granville Co., NC, Deed Book B, p. 427,

dated 3 Mar 1755;
Israel Roberson
to his son Nicholas Roberson,
320 acres on the s.e. side of Smiths Creek
in Granville,
on the county line at Henry King's corner.

 
 
 
 

from Abstract of Granville County Deeds 1746-1765 Deed Book B

635,636
Dec 1, 1758
Israel Roberson, Sr. to his son Mathias Roberson,
a gift of 320 acres
on Nicholas Robersons line, Israel's own line,
including Mathis Roberson's plantation whereon he now lives.
Wts: David King, Nicholas Roberson.

 
 
 
 

from Abstract of Granville County Deeds 1746-1765 Deed Book B634,635

Feb 1, 1759
Israel Roberson gave to his son, Israel Roberson
320 acres
on east side of Smiths Creek i n Granville Co., N.C.
on Nicholas Robersons line where said Israel Roberson now lives,
being half of survey of Israel Robersons land.
Wts: Nicholas and Mat Roberson.

 
 
 
 

from Abstract of Granville County Deeds 1746-1765 Deed Book B

634,635
Feb 8, 1759
Israel Roberson to William Hansell
for 10£
120 acres
on Smiths Creek in Granville Co., N.C.
Wts: Mat Roberson, Nicholas Roberson.

 
 
 
 

from Lunenburg County, Virginia Deed Book 7, p. 128

I, Isral Roberson Sr of Granville County, North Carolina, for divers causes and the love I have for my son Charles Roberson, have granted to Charles Roberson, one tract of land of 200 acres in Lunenburg County and bounded by Rosses Branch [and] Thomas Ross.
Israel (his X mark) Roberson.
Wit: Nicholas Roberson,
Henry (his X mark) King,
George Nichols.
Recorded: September 1, 1761.

 
 
 
 

In the Name of god this forth Day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and fifty Eight [1758], I Israel Robberson Senr. of Granville county in North Carrolinar ...

Item: I give to my Son Mathew Roberson five Shillings Starling.

Item I give to my grandafter Mary Roberson Daughter of my Son Mathew Roberson Twenty Shillings.

Item I give to my Son John Roberson five Shillings Starling.

Item I give to my Son Israel Roberson five Shilling Starling.

Item I give to my son David Roberson five Shilling Starling. I give to my Grandson Israel Roberson son of David Roberson Twenty Shillings.

Item I give to my Son Nicholas Roberson five Shillings Starling. I give to my grand Daughter Abee Roberson Daughter of my Son Nicholas Roberson Twenty Shillings.

Item: I give to my Son Charles Roberson five Shillings Starling. I give to my grandson Jules Son of Charles Roberson Twenty Shilling

Item I give to my Daughter Susannah Kendrick a Neagro Boy Named gimme

Item I give my Son George Roberson three Neagroes; a negro womman Named Doll, a Neagro Named Tonla, and a Negro gall Named frank, Sixteen head of Cattel, three feather Beds all the other goods that Belongs to the house my plantation I now live on and mill and all the Land Belonging to me and Sarah Roberson my beloved wife, The mother of George to have a Living In the Estate Last to George During his Life

and there by apoint my Son David Roberson and my Son George Roberson Executors

that this my will be preformed to the Trew Intent and meaning there of
Israel Robertson (his mark), first above Written, Signed, Sealed and Declared, In Presence us, John King his mark Jurat, Robert King his mark

At a court held for Granville County 12th August 1760, This Will was proved by the oath of John King one of the Subscribing Witnesses thereto and was Ordered to be Recorded, Test Danl Weldon.

 

 
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