Robert Mansell

Robert John Mansell (abt. 1741 - 1819)

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Robert John Mansell
Born about in Culpepper, Virginiamap
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Husband of — married in Virginiamap
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Died in Bethania, Stokes, North Carolina, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 28 Jun 2013
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Robert Mansell was born about 1740 in Culpepper, Virginia. His parents are Samuel Mansell and Susannah Gassaway. He married Elizabeth Pratt. Stokes County, N.C. Will Book #3, Page 33 lists the children of Robert Mansell as being: Robert Mansell, (Jr.), John Mansell, James Mansell, Richard Mansell, Elizabeth Mansell, Mary Mansell, and Francis Mansell


Robert Mansell's Will[1]

Census Records

Robert Mansell, "United States Census, 1810[2]

Name Robert Mansell
Event Type Census
Event Date 1810
Event Place Bethaina, Stokes, North Carolina, United States
Page 569

Death Record

Robert Mansell, "North Carolina Estate Files, 1663-1979[3]

Name Robert Mansell
Event Type Probate
Event Year 1819
Event Place Stokes, North Carolina, United States
Number of Names with File 1
File Name Robert Mansell
First Image Number 648
Last Image Number 722
Number of Images 75


  1. will
  2. "United States Census, 1810," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 30 December 2017), Robert Mansell, Bethaina, Stokes, North Carolina, United States; citing p. 569, NARA microfilm publication M252 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 43; FHL microfilm 337,916.
  3. "North Carolina Estate Files, 1663-1979," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 21 November 2016), Robert Mansell, 1819; citing Stokes, North Carolina, United States, State Archives, Raleigh; FHL microfilm .


Thank you to Scott Ledbetter for creating WikiTree profile Mansell-129 through the import of Ledbetter01.ged on Jun 8, 2013. Click to the Changes page for the details of edits by Scott and others. Robert Mansell. His parents were Samuel Mansell (1715-1779) & Susannah Gassaway (1725-1784); married abt. 1764; they had 10 children. (DAR Patriot Index - Centennial Edition - Part II (1990)) Here is info I have on Robert: Culpepper County, Virginia: 1762 - 1775; Fairfield County, South Carolina: July 1777 - Nov 1794; Culpepper County, South Carolina: Sept. 1795 - June 1798; Stokes County, North Carolina: 1799 till death (1819)

NOTE: Almost all information on the Mansells from "Robert and Elizabeth Mansell and Their Descendants," compiled by Edna Bond Ripley and Kathy Mancell Cornwell. Their sources include: courthouse records (1790-1900), land grants and tax lists from TN Archives, cemetery records, obituaries, old letters, "The Mobleys and Their Connections," 1915, William Woodward Dixon, family records from the descendants of Richard Mansell of Jackson Co., TN, and James mansell of Pickens Co., SC; family records from the descendants of William Carr and Luke Mayfield; and personal searches of Forsythe Co., NC, Fairfield & Pickens Co., SC, Jackson, Putnam and McMinn Counties, TN, and White, Hamilton, Franklin and Macoupin Counties, IL.

At pressent DAR indicates Robert John Mansell was not the son of Samuel Mansell and Susal Eleanor Gassaway.

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On 19 Dec 2017 at 03:32 GMT Patricia (Charles) Stockley wrote:

Mansell-129 and Mansell-482 appear to represent the same person because: same name, same dates, same places

On 5 Dec 2016 at 00:52 GMT James Manscill wrote:

Do you have the siblings of Robert John Mansell? Did he have a brother named Edward Green?

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