Colonel Charles "Black" Robertson

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Charles Robertson

Also Known As: "Roberson", "Robinson", "Robbertson of Sinking Creek", "Black"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Prince George County, Virginia, United States
Death: Died in Washington County, Tennessee, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Israel Robertson, Sr. and Sarah Robertson
Husband of Susannah Robertson
Father of Keziah Sevier Sevier; Julius Cesear Robinson; William Robinson; Charles Robinson, Jr.; Susannah Walker and 3 others
Brother of John Robertson; Israel Robinson, Jr.; David Robinson; Mathew Robertson; Nicholas Robinson and 4 others

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About Colonel Charles "Black" Robertson

A Patriot of the American Revolution for North Carolina with the rank of Major. DAR Ancestor #: A097109

Charles and Susanna died in Washington County, Tennessee (this was Washington County, North Carolina until November 1777) about 75 miles north of Mars Hill. Charles was called Colonel "Black Charles" Robinson after the American Revolution because of some action against the British. The Battle of Kings Mountain was fought on October 7, 1780. Kings Mountain is on the border of North Carolina and South Carolina about 40 miles South West of Charlotte, North Carolina. Colonel Robinson fought in the battles of Point Pleasant, Musgrove's Mill, Wofford's Iron Works( where he was wounded) and then Kings Moutain. He was second in command to Colonel John Sevier during this time.

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  • WFT, Volume # 1, Tree Pedigree # 1465; and Volume #2, Tree Pedigree # 4807.
  • Judge Samuel Cole Williams' The Lost State of Franklin, pp. 306-7:

He was one of the commissioners of the "Watauga Settlement". He was a major at the Battle of Kings Mountain during the American Revolution and was second in command to Col. John Sevier. He was "Speaker of Senate" of the "State of Franklin".

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Colonel Charles "Black" Robertson's Timeline

1733
July 24, 1733
Prince George County, Virginia, United States
1753
1753
Age 19
Lunenburg County, VA
1758
December 4, 1758
Age 25
Lunenburg County, Virginia, United States
1761
March 22, 1761
Age 27
Lunenburg, VA, USA
1762
1762
Age 28
Lunenburg, VA, USA
1763
1763
Age 29
Washington County, Tennessee, United States
1767
1767
Age 33
NC, USA
1775
1775
Age 41
Washington Co., Tennessee
1798
August 31, 1798
Age 65
Washington County, Tennessee, United States