Captain Lewis Robards

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Lewis Robards

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Birthplace: Goochland County, Province of Virginia
Death: Died in Bullitt County, Kentucky, United States
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Son of William Robards, Sr. and Elizabeth Robards
Husband of Hannah Withers Robards
Ex-husband of Rachel Stockley Jackson
Father of George Robards and Alfred J. Robards
Brother of George Robards and Elizabith Buckner
Half brother of John Robards; Ensign William Robards, Jr.; Jean Mosby and James Robards

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About Captain Lewis Robards

Lewis Robards, son of William Robards, Sr., by his second wife, was born in Goochland county, Virginia, December 5, 1758. Died April 15, 1814, in Bullitt county, Kentucky. He was a soldier in the Revolutionary war. He enlisted May, 1778, as a private under Captain Nathaniel Massie. 1779 he enlisted for six months and was ensign under Capt. Massie. January 1, 1780, he served eight months as second lieutenant under Capts. Duke and Woodson and Colonel Major Thos. Amstead. January to September, 1781, was capain and was at the burning of Richmond and skirmish near James river. He was twice married (his first wife was Rachel Donaldson, of whom we speak in another place). His second wife was Hannah Winn, daughter of James Winn. He married at Louisville, Kentucky, December 28, 1792, and died April 15, 1814, in Bullitt county, Ky. Hannah, his wife, died April 16, 1848, leaving the following children: Mortimer D., George L., James W., Alfred J. and Benjamin Franklin. Capt. Lewis Robards enlisted in the revolutionary war from Goochland county, Virginia. Was at the siege of Yorktown but was discharged before the surrender. His Widow was allowed a pension Jan. 14, 1839. She was born March 10, 1774, died April 16, 1848, age 74 years, 1 month and 6 days.

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Captain Lewis Robards's Timeline

1758
December 5, 1758
Goochland County, Province of Virginia
December 18, 1758
1785
March 1, 1785
Age 26
Lincoln County, KY, USA
1791
1791
Age 32
1792
December 28, 1792
Age 34
Louisville, Jefferson County, KY, USA
1800
1800
Age 41
Cedar Creek, Bullitt County, KY, USA
1814
April 15, 1814
Age 55
Bullitt County, Kentucky, United States
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