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John Robins (1669 - bef. 1740)

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John Robins
Born in Salt Grove, Northampton Co, Virginiamap
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Husband of — married in Northampton Co, VAmap
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Died before in Northampton Co, Virginiamap
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Biography

Sons John or Edward was nicknamed Pegleg in John’s father’s Will

http://home.comcast.net/~p.a.miller/genealogy/docs/slaverecords/va.htm p.306 will of John Robins Sr wr 13 Dec 1739 pr 8 Jul 1740. To my son Edward [land].. All the remaining part of my home plantation, and lease from the Secretary, for the use of my loving wf Katherine during her life and then the entire 950a to my son Edward. To son Edward [land]. To my grandson John Robins (under 18) [land]. To my son Edward my part of Gingoteague Island given me by my fa, and 1/2 the parts of Gingoteague ns. [negros] and animals given by my bro Littleton to my bro Obedience and me. To grson John Robins that part of Gingoteague Island given by my fa to my bro Obedience. If both my son Edward and my grson John Robins should die w/o heirs, then the lands given them in N'ampton Co to my daus Margaret and Esther, and my Gingoteague land to my grdau Sarah Robins. To my bro Obedience a reasonable maintenance during his lf to take care of him to be taken out of what I give to my wf. To son Edward [personalty], mulatto boy Kit. To grson John Robins n. boy Tom. To my grson William Water n. boy Daniel, and if he dies under 18 then to my dau Margaret Burton. To grdau Sarah Robins (uner 18) n. girl Bersheba. To my grdau Margaret Burton n. girl Belinda. To my dau Margaret Burton n. wench Phillis and n. boy Luke. To my dau Esther Pugh n. girl Sarah. To dau Margaret Burton personalty. To my loving wf Katherin a servant woman Jane and all her gold rings. To Jonathan Roberts. My wf to pay all my debts except those due my son Edward and my dau Esther Pugh on acct of their cousin John Robins' est. To wf and son Edward.... My son Edward and William Burton to oversee my grson John Robins' est according to his decd fa's will until he is 18. If my grdau Sarah should die w/o heirs, the the ns. that she shall receive at the div after my wfs decease to go to her bro John Robins. Resid. legatees my wf, son Edward, dau Margaret Burton, dau Esther Pugh, and my 2 grchn John and Sarah Robins. Wf and sons Edward Robins and William Burton exrs. wit George Lynch, John Wheeler, Elizabeth Milling, John Williams, Major Guy (x), Francis Sampson, John Wilkins Watts, Peggy Sampson (x). fr Wills & Invs XXVI-R No.18 1733-1740. Probate - The testr is further identified as John Robins Gent.


John Robins Sr. - w. 13 Dec., 1739, p. 8 July, 1740. Son Edward; my brother Obedience Robins; wife Katherine; grandson John Robins; brother Littleton Robins; my daughters Margaret Burton and Esther Pugh; granddaughter Sarah Robins; grandson William Waters; granddaughter Margaret Burton; Jonathan Roberts; cousin John Robins estate; my wife and sons Edward Robins and William Burton executors; witnesses George Lynch, John Wheeler, Elizabeth Milling, John Williams, Major Gay, Frank Sampson, John Wilkins Watts, Peggy Sampson.

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Biography

Sons John or Edward was nicknamed Pegleg in John’s father’s Will

http://home.comcast.net/~p.a.miller/genealogy/docs/slaverecords/va.htm p.306 will of John Robins Sr wr 13 Dec 1739 pr 8 Jul 1740. To my son Edward [land].. All the remaining part of my home plantation, and lease from the Secretary, for the use of my loving wf Katherine during her life and then the entire 950a to my son Edward. To son Edward [land]. To my grandson John Robins (under 18) [land]. To my son Edward my part of Gingoteague Island given me by my fa, and 1/2 the parts of Gingoteague ns. [negros] and animals given by my bro Littleton to my bro Obedience and me. To grson John Robins that part of Gingoteague Island given by my fa to my bro Obedience. If both my son Edward and my grson John Robins should die w/o heirs, then the lands given them in N'ampton Co to my daus Margaret and Esther, and my Gingoteague land to my grdau Sarah Robins. To my bro Obedience a reasonable maintenance during his lf to take care of him to be taken out of what I give to my wf. To son Edward [personalty], mulatto boy Kit. To grson John Robins n. boy Tom. To my grson William Water n. boy Daniel, and if he dies under 18 then to my dau Margaret Burton. To grdau Sarah Robins (uner 18) n. girl Bersheba. To my grdau Margaret Burton n. girl Belinda. To my dau Margaret Burton n. wench Phillis and n. boy Luke. To my dau Esther Pugh n. girl Sarah. To dau Margaret Burton personalty. To my loving wf Katherin a servant woman Jane and all her gold rings. To Jonathan Roberts. My wf to pay all my debts except those due my son Edward and my dau Esther Pugh on acct of their cousin John Robins' est. To wf and son Edward.... My son Edward and William Burton to oversee my grson John Robins' est according to his decd fa's will until he is 18. If my grdau Sarah should die w/o heirs, the the ns. that she shall receive at the div after my wfs decease to go to her bro John Robins. Resid. legatees my wf, son Edward, dau Margaret Burton, dau Esther Pugh, and my 2 grchn John and Sarah Robins. Wf and sons Edward Robins and William Burton exrs. wit George Lynch, John Wheeler, Elizabeth Milling, John Williams, Major Guy (x), Francis Sampson, John Wilkins Watts, Peggy Sampson (x). fr Wills & Invs XXVI-R No.18 1733-1740. Probate - The testr is further identified as John Robins Gent.


John Robins Sr. - w. 13 Dec., 1739, p. 8 July, 1740. Son Edward; my brother Obedience Robins; wife Katherine; grandson John Robins; brother Littleton Robins; my daughters Margaret Burton and Esther Pugh; granddaughter Sarah Robins; grandson William Waters; granddaughter Margaret Burton; Jonathan Roberts; cousin John Robins estate; my wife and sons Edward Robins and William Burton executors; witnesses George Lynch, John Wheeler, Elizabeth Milling, John Williams, Major Gay, Frank Sampson, John Wilkins Watts, Peggy Sampson.

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