Van Gundy Family Tree

Notes for Robert STUBBLEFIELD

Residences & events:

5/1723 Spotsylvania Co, VA. The Virginia Councial and General Court invested certain lands in him in "fee tril."

10/5/1730. Spotsylvania Co, VA. From the deed book: " John Collier, Jr. of Stratton Manor Parish,King and Queen County to Robert Stubblefieldof Saint Georges Parish, Spotsylvania County for the consideration of two tracts of land in King and Queen County to the said Collier as by two deeds in King and Queen County bearing date August 22, 1726. Said Collier gives said Stubblefield 800 acres of land in Saint Georges Parish, Spotsylvania County granted by patents to John Collier, Jr. June 30 .1726."

10/16/1730 Again: "Robert Stubblefield of Spotsylvania County to John Collier, Jr. of King and Queen County 65 pounds currency also two tracts of land in Spotsylvania County each containing 400 acres granted to said Collier by two Patents both dated June 30, 1726 said Stubblefield transfers to said Collier 65 pounds currency and also the two tracts containing 400 acres each whereon said Stubblefield now lives."

10/1730, Robert mortgaged the land, which lay on branches on South River adjoing Henry Haynes, Robert Baylor and William Pruett. To Collier for 365.

5/7/1734, Robert and Ann sold 200 acres of the land to Benjamin Matthews for 4,090 ponds of tobacco land.

6/29/1734 And another: "Robert Stubblefield of Saint Georges Parish, Spotsylvania County to Ralph Williams of Parish and County aforesaid 2500 pounds of tobacco and 200 acres in Spotsylvania County (first taken by Nicholas Lanford and by him sold to John Collier,Jr. of King and Queen Countyand by said Collier conveyed to said Stubblefield as by deeds October 6, 1730) part of patent granted John Collier ,Jr. June 30, 1726, Anne wife of Robert Stubblefield acknowledges dower.

6/1735 Robert was ordered to lay off a road.

2/1737 He was appointed constable for the district from Mataponi Church Bridge along the road by Pamunkey Creek.

11/1/1748 Robert and Ann sold their 400 acre plantation to Richard Baylor for 100 and moved to Amelia Co, VA

1750 Amelia Co, VA was his residence at tax time.

9/1755 Robert Stubblefield and George Walton sued John, Richard and Joel Stubblefield and Abraham Womack for trespass but did not prosecute the suit.

Hogan's Creek, Orange Co, NC. Robert moved the family south.

1758 He bought 780 acres of land from William Wynn

3/1758 He received permission to build a grist mill.

7/31/1762. Robert sold 150 acres of land to son-in-law Abraham Womack for 13.16. 3.

Abt 1763 he deeded 310 acres to son Wyatt.

Abt 1765 he deeded 150 acres to son Richard.

Abt 1769 he deeded 170 acres to son Thomas.

1770 Spotsylvania Co, VA. Robert was among the witnesses to the will and codicil of one Larkin Chew.

1774 His name was mentioned in the will of Thomas Dillard as having sold land to him at some prior date.

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