Descendants of William Roberson

Submitted by:  Kay George Grosnickle

 

Generation No. 1

1. WILLIAM1 ROBERSON was born in Scotland / Ireland, and died in Jonesboro TN.

Notes for WILLIAM ROBERSON:

Could this be the same group of Robinson/Roberson where I have this William born abt 1740 son John Robinson m to Nancy Spears and a brother William Robinson unknown ??

Since my group of Robinson came out of Tn to Va onto KY, and our William Robinson died in Jonesboro Tn too.

More About WILLIAM ROBERSON:

Cause of Death: Old Age

Medical Information: Died at the age of 120 years old.

 

Child of WILLIAM ROBERSON is:

2. i. WILLIAM "DR. BILLIE "2 ROBERSON, b. 1787, Jonesboro Tn; d. May 1880.

 

 

Generation No. 2

2. WILLIAM "DR. BILLIE "2 ROBERSON (WILLIAM1) was born 1787 in Jonesboro Tn, and died May 1880. He married HANNAH HUTCHINSON in Scott Co. Va, daughter of PETER HUTCHINSON and NANCY GREEN. She was born Abt. 1784, and died 1854.

Notes for WILLIAM "DR. BILLIE " ROBERSON:

Vital Info: Jarrell, Carrell married Roberson, Polly on 16 Jan 1812 in Floyd County, Kentucky

More About WILLIAM "DR. BILLIE " ROBERSON:

Cause of Death: Old Age

Medical Information: Died at the age of 110 years old.

Military service: Revolutionary War

Occupation 1: Sheriff of Scott Co. Va abt 1832

Occupation 2: William Roberson II was elected the second presiding justice of the county court, and his son Mathew S. Roberson, was elect the fifth & last presiding justice under the old county court system.

Occupation 3: Wise Co., Elected Feb 16, 1856 William Roberson II was appointed by the act of the Commissioner to assist in the organization of the county, select a place for county seat & public buildings, help district the county & organize the first county moving.

Property: Roberson district, sometimes called the Pound district, was named after William Roberson.

Residence 1: Born in Jonesboro Tn. Remove to Scott Co. Va & married to Hannah Hutchinson. After 1832 removed to a farm where the present town of Wise is now located, which was then Russell Co. Va. After 1836 removed to Pound Va and settle on a farm there.

Residence 2: Court House in Wise Co. Va, was a two story original log building, afterward weather boarded, that stood on the northeast corner of Birchfield Ave, with its intersection with Main Street, and where "Shorty's Restaurant" is now located.

Notes for HANNAH HUTCHINSON:

Tazewell Co. Va m preformed by D. Ward

Robertson, Peggy m Wm. Gent Feb 14, 1804

More About WILLIAM ROBERSON and HANNAH HUTCHINSON:

Marriage: Scott Co. Va

 

Children of WILLIAM ROBERSON and HANNAH HUTCHINSON are:

i. MATHEW S.3 ROBERSON, b. Abt. 1800.

More About MATHEW S. ROBERSON:

Occupation: Elect the fifth & last presiding justice under the old county court system.

ii. JAMES G ROBERSON, b. Abt. 1801.

3. iii. ADAM G. ROBERSON, b. August 19, 1832, Russell Co. Va now Wise Co. Va; d. May 28, 1915, Greenup, Ky.

iv. JOHN H ROBERSON, b. Abt. 1803.

v. MARY ROBERSON, b. Abt. 1804.

4. vi. WILLIAM ROBERSON, b. Abt. 1805, Va.

vii. MARTHA E ROBERSON, b. Abt. 1806.

viii. REBECCA ROBERSON, b. Abt. 1807.

ix. NANCY ROBERSON, b. Abt. 1808.

x. PATTY ROBERSON, b. Abt. 1809.

 

 

Generation No. 3

3. ADAM G.3 ROBERSON (WILLIAM "DR. BILLIE "2, WILLIAM1) was born August 19, 1832 in Russell Co. Va now Wise Co. Va, and died May 28, 1915 in Greenup, Ky. He married ELIZA BRANHAM. She died March 14, 1915.

Notes for ADAM G. ROBERSON:

From the marriage union of Adam G. Roberson and Eliza Branham Roberson, there were 13 children born, 10 boys and three girls. Twelve reared to maturity.

More About ADAM G. ROBERSON:

Burial: Wurland, Ky

Occupation 1: Farmer - Well to do farmer in Roberson District.

Occupation 2: Deputy treasurer for J. B. Hilton, treasurer of Wise Co. in 1872. He was a postmaster at Pound from 1861 to 1897.

Occupation 3: School Commissioner Trustee in 1856.

Occupation 4: Southern Methodist preacher, and one of the first school teachers in the district after Wise Co. was formed.

Occupation 5: Successful Merchant for many years.

Residence: He Removed from Wise Co. Va to Russell Co. Va about the year of 1897 and lived there until 1910, then moved to Greenup Co., Kentucky.

More About ELIZA BRANHAM:

Burial: Wurland, Ky

 

Children of ADAM ROBERSON and ELIZA BRANHAM are:

5. i. JUDGE JAMES MONROE4 ROBERSON, b. December 04, 1855, Pound, Wise Co. Va was Russell Co. Va.

ii. PALMYRA ROBERSON, m. STEPHEN OSBORNE.

More About PALMYRA ROBERSON:

Residence: Pike Co. Ky

iii. KENAS ROBERSON.

More About KENAS ROBERSON:

Residence: Pike Co. Ky

iv. PATRICK ROBERSON.

More About PATRICK ROBERSON:

Residence: Greenup, Ky

v. ROLAND ROBERSON.

More About ROLAND ROBERSON:

Residence: Wise Co. Va

vi. EMMETT ROBERSON.

More About EMMETT ROBERSON:

Residence: Knoxville, TN

4. WILIAM3 ROBERSON (WILLIAM "DR. BILLIE "2, WILLIAM1) was born Abt. 1805 in Va. He married EVALINA. She was born 1806 in KY.

Notes for WILLIAM ROBERSON:

1850 Johnson Co. Ky Census by David May

HH 64 Roberson, William 45 Farmer $300 Va

Evelina 44 Ky

John 21 Farmer Ky

Sarah 20 Ky

Nathaniel 15 Farmer ky

Araminta 14

Polly 11

Washington 10

Elizabeth 7

William 5

HH 65 Roberson, James H 36 Farmer $200 Va

Sally 30 Ky

William 10 Ky

Clarinda 9

Margaret E 7

Samuel W 5

Celia 3

HH 66 Burk, John & Mary

HH67 Harmon, Aquilla & Rebecca Beavers

1860 Johnson Co. Ky Census by Kayleen Lowe

HH# GIVEN NAME SURNAME AGE SEX BIRTH PLACE

Page 18

91 Thomas RUDD 39 M Farmer b Tazewell Co VA

Spica (Sarah) (ROBERSON) 27 F ( m 6 Mar 1856) b Floyd Co KY

Malinda RUDD 7 F KY

Rose RUDD 6 F KY

James RUDD 3 M KY

George RUDD 3 M KY

Hyaher ? RUDD 1 F KY

 

Children of WILLIAM ROBERSON and EVALINA are:

i. JOHN4 ROBERSON, b. Abt. 1829.

ii. SARAH ROBERSON, b. 1830.

iii. NATHANIEL ROBERSON, b. 1835.

iv. ARAMINTA ROBERSON, b. 1836.

v. POLLY ROBERSON, b. 1839; m. CORDELL JARRELL.

Notes for POLLY ROBERSON:

Vital Info: Jarrell, Carrell married Roberson, Polly on 16 Jan 1812 in Floyd County, Kentucky

vi. WASHING ROBERSON, b. 1840.

vii. ELIZABETH ROBERSON, b. 1843.

viii. WILLIAM ROBERSON, b. 1845.

 

 

Generation No. 4

5. JUDGE JAMES MONROE4 ROBERSON (ADAM G.3, WILLIAM "DR. BILLIE "2, WILLIAM1) was born December 04, 1855 in Pound, Wise Co. Va was Russell Co. Va. He married LOUTITIA GILLEY May 09, 1878 in Big Stone Gap, Virginia, daughter of GEORGE GILLEY and NANCY SAYLOR. She died October 1938 in Huntington W Va.

Notes for JUDGE JAMES MONROE ROBERSON:

James Monroe Roberson Jr., the efficient assistant postmaster at Wise VA, is a namesake and nephew of Judge James Monroe Roberson

More About JUDGE JAMES MONROE ROBERSON:

Occupation 1: Free schools established by General Assembly of Va, after the Civil War. Taught school both Va and Ky, under license. Studied law at Gladeville, in the spring & summer of 1877 under the tutorage of the late Judge George W. Kilgore, of Wise Co.

Occupation 2: Editor of Mountain Eagle, published at Whitesburg, Ky, in its issue of Jan 28, 1915, under the heading " An Able Jurist," had this to say of Judge Roberson.

Occupation 3: Feb 22, 1921, Judge James Monroe Roberson, was made a member of the Kentucky Society, Sons of the American Revolution, at the Pendennis Club, Louisville, Kentucky, which was a high distinction.

Occupation 4: Grounds of fraud and of illegal voting by person from W Va, on the Tug River side of the county, & bribery, and was successful.

Occupation 5: He was again appointed circuit judge by Governor J. B. McCreary to held the office until the next election for office, the term ending the first Monday in January, 1916.

Occupation 6: In 1899, Judge Roberson finished writing the manuscript for a book, "The Criminal Law of Kentucky, which was published by W. W. Anderson & Co., of Cincinnati, Ohio, in two volumes.

Occupation 7: In 1927 Judge Roberson got out the manuscript for a second edition of the same book, published by the same publisher, in one large volume printed on thin paper of abt 2,200 pages. The Court of Appeals of Kentucky has frequently cited the book as authority

Occupation 8: License to practice law in September 1887, his license being issued by two circuit judges, the Hon. John W. Fulton of Wytheville, Va, and the Hon. John A. Kelly of Marion, Va, and duly qualified as a practicing attorney at Sept. 1877 term of county court

Occupation 9: New circuit court district established by the legislature of Ky in 1912, out of the counties of Pike and Letcher, Judge Roberson was appointed judge by the governor, to act until the next elections. He was nominated both by the democrats and progressive

Occupation 10: Pike and Letcher Co., as a candidate for circuit judge in the new district which was the 35the Judicial District and although the district was 1,400 republican on a straight vote, Judge Roberson was defeated by only 120 votes. He contested the election on

Occupation 11: Practice Law at Holly Creek, then was known as Clintwood, remained there until the last of July, 1882.

Occupation 12: Removed from Clintwood to Pike Co. Ky and practiced law at Pikeville, the count seat, untiel the 9the day of April, 1913, when he retired due to bad hearing. Then residing in Huntington, W Va.

Occupation 13: Twice elected a special judge of the Pike Circuit Court by the bar of Pike County, under a statue proving for the election by the attorneys present.

Residence: Huntington, W Va

More About JUDGE ROBERSON and LOUTITIA GILLEY:

Marriage: May 09, 1878, Big Stone Gap, Virginia

Children of JUDGE ROBERSON and LOUTITIA GILLEY are:

i. DR. CLEVELAND5 ROBERSON, d. Deceased; m. ALICE BROOKS; d. Deceased.

ii. NORA ROBERSON, m. BLAKE.

More About NORA ROBERSON:

Residence: Huntington W Vaiii. MONA ROBERSON.

More About MONA ROBERSON:

Residence: New Orleans, Louisiana

 

This is Ezekiel Robinson, where as C. Mitchell Hall, stated that their where two group of Robinson in Floyd Co. Ky.

Descendants of Ezekiel Robinson

Generation No. 1

1. EZEKIEL2 ROBINSON (WILLIAM1) was born Abt. 1775 in Va. He married SARAH CASTNER ?? I have this Ezekiel and John Robinson and Nancy Spears as brothers.

Notes for EZEKIEL ROBINSON:

Ancestry.com Va Marriages 1670-1850

Found these Ezekiel Robinson Marriages

Robinson, Ezekiel m Hannah Couch, Sekpt 2, 1806 Grayson VA

Another Ezekiel, but in Chesterfield in 1844 m Harriet Parker

Groom Given Name: EZEKIEL

Groom Surname: ROBINSON

Bride Given Name: HANNAH

Bride Surname: COUCH

Marriage Day: 02

Marriage Month: September

Marriage Year: 1806

County: Grayson

State: Virginia

 

Descendants of John Robinson

1 John Robinson 1781 - b: 1781 in Va

. +Nancy A. Spears 1787 - b: 1787 in Va

.... 2 William Robinson 1805 - b: 1805

........ +Evelina Auxier 1806 - m: September 06, 1826 in Floyd Co. KY b: 1806

.... 2 John M. Robinson 1808 - 1860 b: 1808 in Va

........ +Elizabeth "Besty" Conley 1809 - 1860 m: May 21, 1829 in Floyd Co. KY b: Abt. 1809

.... 2 Samuel R. Robinson 1813 - b: 1813 in TN

........ +Martha "Pasty" Spradlin 1819 - m: January 22, 1836 in Floyd Co. KY b: 1819 in Ky

.... 2 James H. Robinson 1814 - b: 1814 in Va

........ +Sarah Lawson 1820 - m: August 06, 1837 in Floyd Co. KY b: Abt. 1820

.... 2 Henry J. Robinson 1828 - b: 1828

........ +Frances "Fanny" E. Auxier 1828 - m: June 16, 1848 in Johnson Co, KY b: 1828

.... 2 Walter M. Robinson 1831 - 1869 b: 1831 in KY

........ +Nancy Jane Spears 1833 - m: April 15, 1858 b: Abt. 1833 in Ky

.... 2 Thomas J. Robinson 1832 - b: January 1832 in Ky

........ +Pauline Picklesimer 1833 - m: September 22, 1859 b: 1833 in Ky

.... 2 Martha A. Robinson 1833 - b: 1833

 

See my Mollett, Music/Musick and Robinson lines also!

And my family Albums!!  Kay's Kin Family Album    Kay's Kin II