Robert Looney, Jr.

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Robert Looney, Jr.

Birthplace: Botetourt, Virginia
Death: Died in Augusta, Virginia
Cause of death: Killed by Indians
Immediate Family:

Son of Robert Looney, Sr. and Elizabeth Looney
Husband of Margaret Looney
Father of Capt. John Looney; Benjamin Looney, Sr.; Mary Grimes; Moses Looney and Samuel Looney
Brother of Martha Rowland; Thomas Looney; Daniel Looney; Adam Looney, Sr.; Samuel Looney and 15 others

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About Robert Looney, Jr.

  • Robert Looney was on the Muster Roll of Augusta County in 1742. On July 30, 1742 received a grant of 213 acres beginning at the South side of Luney's Mill Creek and extending to Beaver Dam Swamp. In Feb. of 1756 Robert Looney was killed by the enemy at Reed's Creek, "nigh Alex Sawyer's" east of Kings Mills, later Kingsport, Tennessee. (William Preston's Journal.)
  • Robert Looney Jr. is identical with Robert Looney who, according to family records of Judge Ben F. Looney of Greenville and Dallas, Texas, married Margaret Rhea and had sons John 3, Moses 3, Samuel 3, and Benjamin 3 Looney. Also, a daughter Mary who married _________ Grimes. Judge Looney states that his information was taken from the Bible of his grandfather Absolom.


  1. Margaret Rhea b: 1722 in Augusta Co., Virginia(now Rockbridge) ABT 1742 in Augusta Co., Virginia


  1. John Looney b: BET 1743 AND 1744 in Augusta Co., Virginia
  2. Moses Looney b: 1745 in Looney's Mill Creek, Augusta Co., Virginia
  3. Benjamin Looney b: ABT 1748 in Looney's Mill Creek, Augusta Co., Virginia
  4. Samuel Looney b: 1754 in Looney's Mill Creek, Augusta Co., Virginia
  5. Mary Looney b: JAN 1756 in Augusta Co., Virginia married Grimes.


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Robert Looney, Jr.'s Timeline

Botetourt, Virginia
Age 21
Augusta County, Virginia
Age 23
Augusta, Virginia
Age 27
Augusta Co., VA, USA
January 1756
Age 35
Augusta, Virginia
February 15, 1756
Age 35
Augusta, Virginia