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About Robert Spilsby (Spilsbe) Coleman, III

Robert was employed as Planter.

Birthplace is reported by most sources as New Kent, Co, VA, though one source reports it as Drysdale, King & Queen Co., VA.

Robert Coleman lived first in Drysdale Parish, King & Queen Co. which became Caroline Co. On 2 Dec 1723 (Pat. Bk. 22, p. 226) Robert Coleman of King & Queen Co. received a patent of 1500 acres of land in Spotsylvania Co., St. George Parish, on the south side of the middle river of the Mattaponi. On 16 Jun 1727

(Pat. Bk. 13, p. 90) he also acquired an additional 688 acres in that same county. On 9 Aug 1745, Robert made a Deed of Gift to son Thomas of 346 acres of these two parcels on the north side of Robinson Run. Witnesses were Thomas James, Richard Coleman, and Joseph Ray. Deed was recorded 1 Oct 1745, Book D, p. 238,

Spotsylvania Co.

On 28 Sep 1732 (Pat. Bk. 13, p. 529) Robert was granted 400 acres in St. Margaret's Parish, Spotsylvania Co. On 4 May 1734 (Pat. Bk. 15, p. 209) he acquired 400 acres in St. Mark's Parish in the Great Forks of Rappahannock River. On 30 Aug 1744 (Pat.

Bk. 23, p. 723) he was granted 400 acres of Spotsylvania Co. land.

After Mary died, probably ca. 1735, because she no longer appears in land records, Robert was living in Caroline Co. in a home he named 'Piccadilly'. He gave his son Robert 440 acres in Spotsylvania Co. in 1741 (DB C, p. 155, Spotsylvania Co. Records). On 4 Feb 1745 he gave 316 acres to his son John (DB

D, p. 172, Spotsylvania Co. Records), part of the 1727 patent of 688 acres.

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ROBERT COLEMAN of King & Queen Co. and Caroline Co. VA
b.  1680 New Kent Co. VA
d.  Will probated 13 May 1748 Caroline Co. VA
(OB 1746-55, p. 81)
m.  26 Jan 1702/3 Mary Clayton

Mary Clayton was a daughter of Samuel and Susannah Clayton. \(Susannah Clayton died 6 Nov 1710.)

Robert Coleman lived first in Drysdale Parish, King & Queen Co. which became Caroline Co. On 2 Dec 1723 \\(Pat. Bk. 22, p. 226) Robert Coleman of King & Queen Co. received a patent for 1500 acres of land in Spotsylvania Co., St. George Parish, on the south side of the middle river of the Mattaponi. On 16 Jun 1727 (Pat. Bk. 13, p. 90) he also acquired an additional 688 acres in that same county. On 9 Aug 1745, Robert made a Deed of Gift to son Thomas of 346 acres of these two parcels on the north side of Robinson Run. Witnesses were Thomas James, Richard Coleman and Joseph Ray. Deed was recorded 1 Oct 1745, Book D, p. 238, Spots. Co.

On 28 Sep 1732 \\\(Pat. Bk. 13, p. 529) Robert was granted 400 acres in St. Margaret’s Parish, Spots. Co. On 4 May 1734 (Pat. Bk. 15, p. 209) he acquired 400 acres in St. Mark’s Parish in the Great Forks of the Rappahannock River. On 30 Aug 1744 (Pat. Bk. 23, p. 723) he was granted 400 acres of Spots. Co. land.

After Mary died, probably ca. 1735 because she no longer appears in land records, Robert was living in Caroline Co. in a home he named "Piccadilly". He gave his son Robert 440 acres in Spots. Co. in 1741 \(DB C, p. 155, Spots. Co. Records\) On 4 Feb 1745 he gave 316 acres to his son John \(DB D, p. 172, Spots. Co. Records\), part of the 1727 patent of 688 acres.

Robert’s marriage date to Mary Clayton, and the birth dates of several of his children, were found in an old vellum pocket notebook marked "Robert Coleman, His Book" (VA Historical Magazine, Vol. 54, 1946, p. 258)

Source: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mobjackbaycolemans/index.html



            
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Robert Spilsby (Spilsbe) Coleman, III's Timeline

1684
1684
Essex, Virginia
1703
January 26, 1703
Age 19
1704
April 27, 1704
Age 20
Stafford County, Province of Virginia, (Present USA)
April 27, 1704
Age 20
1705
September 2, 1705
Age 21
Bristol Par, Prince George, Virginia, USA
1705
Age 21
1707
February 18, 1707
Age 23
1709
October 24, 1709
Age 25
1710
1710
Age 26
1714
1714
Age 30