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Justice Col. Robert Breckenridge[1, 2]

Male 1725 - 1772  (47 years)


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  • Name Robert Breckenridge 
    Title Justice 
    Prefix Col. 
    Born 1725  County Derry, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1772  Botetourt Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I20739  My Reynolds Line
    Last Modified 24 Oct 2019 

    Father Alexander Breckenridge,   b. 1670, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1743, Staunton, Augusta Co., Virginia Colony Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Jane Preston,   b. 1690, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1743, Staunton, Augusta Co., Virginia Colony Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Family ID F7605  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Poague,   b. Abt 1725, Augusta, Virginia Colony Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Last Modified 6 May 2019 
    Family ID F7925  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Married
    • Children named in Va Magazine (see documents)
    Last Modified 5 May 2019 
    Family ID F7926  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Map of Part of Augusta County, Colony of Virginia 1755-1760; Shows Tinkling Spring Church and Fort Chiswell
    Map of Part of Augusta County, Colony of Virginia 1755-1760; Shows Tinkling Spring Church and Fort Chiswell
    Map_of_Augusta_County_1755-1760.jpg

    Histories
    The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography Vol.XXVII
The Breckenridge Family
    The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography Vol.XXVII The Breckenridge Family
    01-15-2019-004.pdf

  • Sources 
    1. [S130] Wikipedia, https://www.werelate.org/wiki/Register_of_Early_Settlers_in_Old_Augusta.
      Register of Early Settlers in Old Augusta
      Alexander Breckenridge
      ( Note: In a deed from Wm. Null to John Coalter, Nov. 28, 1750, for 210 acres of land on Mill Creek, mention is made of Robert McClanahan's lines and the corner "to the grave-yard of John Breckinridge who was murdered by Indians." This is Alexander Breckenridge (b. 1670, d. 1743, Augusta County, VA) that married Jane Preston and brought a large family to Augusta County. Proved self importation 22 May 1740, (Source:Waddell, 1902:38) for himself, (unreadable), John, George, Robert, (unreadable), Smith, (unreadable), and Letitia Breckenridge from Ireland to Philadelphia.
      George Breckenridge Beverleys Manor (Beverley Patent SW, 540 acres in Beverley Manor, 17 Oct. 1747 from Chalkley's, corner of land of George & Robert Breckenridge (761 acres acquired in 1742)), (b. abt. 1722, County Derry, Ireland, d. bef. 29 Sept. 1790, Wythe County, Virginia), son of Alexander Breckridge and Jane Preston.
      Robert Breckenridge Beverleys Manor (Beverley Patent SW, 761 acres, 1742, corner of land of George Breckenridge (540 acres acquired in 1747)) George Breckenridge and Col. Robert Breckenridge were brothers, both sons of Alexander Breckenridge and Jane Preston.

    2. [S140] Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, http://reynoldspatova.org/browsemedia.php?mediasearch=01-15-2019-004.pdf&mediatypeID=histories&tngpage=&tree=reynolds1&tnggallery=.
      Breckenridge Family
      Robert Breckenridge Robert was a justice of Augusta and Sheriff in 1753 and was one of the first justices and lieutenant colonel of militia. Robert was in active service on the frontier 1759-61. In 1779 his heirs received bounty land for his services in 1756 commanding a company attached to the 1st VA Regiment, and also under Col. Andrew Lewis against the Shawneaw. He married 1st Mary, d/o Robert Poague, of Augusta and 2nd, Lettice, d/o John Preston Robert died in Botetourt in 1772.