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Robert Barham

Birthplace: Southwarke Parish, Surry, VA, USA
Death: Died in Southampton County, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Charles Barham, Sr., Capt. and Elizabeth Barham
Husband of Elizabeth Barham
Father of John barham; Charles Barham; Mary barham; Thomas A Barham; Benjamin barham and 3 others
Brother of Elizabeth Binns; Priscilla Perilee Warren / Hart; Charles Barham, Jr.; Edward Barham and Thomas Barham, Sr.

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About Robert Barham

1686 Land records Surry Co VA Bk? pg? _ Indenture William Cockerham to William Harris 150 acres in Hog Island Maine granted to William Spencer late of the Co dec 1 Feb 1638 .."Land twixt said Cockerham and Robert Barham, orphan to...(this land deeded by Harris Taylor gson of William Harris to John Holt 20 Feb 1739).

1691 Will records Surry Co Bk1694/1709 pg358 - Will of John Barnes dated 2 Mar 1691. probated 2 Jun 1691 - What is due me from my kinsman Robert Barham, son of Charles Barham late of March the Hundred, paid. - names son John Tooke wife Jane, daus Sarah and Suannah wit Sam Newton, Ar Allen Thomas Binns ( note: Jane ____ md 1 William Tooke (will 1675) md 2 this John Barnes 3 Thomas Bowman (estate ret 1699) Wm Ridley's 1671 will left 4 children of Wm Tooke of which Charles Barham was exec).

1695 Will record Surry Co VA Bk1694/1709 pg188 - Robert Hart, William Williams and Robert Barham on tithe list - 10 Jun 1695.

1695 Order records Surry Co VA Bk1691/1713 pg 105 - Robert Barham orphan of Capt Charles Barham, being now in court and having no settled place to live is being gone from Thomas Binns whith whom he lately dwelt, and the said Binns refusing to take him again, at his request he is placed with Robert Hart, who promiseth to give him 2 months schooling each year.. and provide his maintenance, etc - 3 Jul 1695 (did Robert Hart marry Priscilla Barham, dau of Capt Charles and sister to orphan Robert - Robert Hart became a tithable in 1683 so was b 1666/7. Priscilla Barham mentioned in Wm Ridley will of 1671. Robert Hart's will probated in 1720 makes bequest wife Priscilla - did Elizabeth Barham dau of Capt Charles and sister of Priscilla and orphan Robert marry Thomas Binns who was a tithable in 1675 born in 1658/9 and died without a will in 1699).

1696 Will record Surry Co VA Bk1694/1709 pg108 - Robert Hart and Robert Barham on tithe list - 10 Jun 1696.

1698 Order records Surry Co VA Bk1691/1713 pg108 - Robert Barham petitions the court saying he is very near full age and desires the benefit of his labor. Robert Hart with whom he was placed was present and consented - 4 Jan 1698.

1698 Will record Surry Co Bk1694/1709 - Thomas Holt, Robert Barham, William Isbell on Tithe list - 10 Jun 1698 - (Thomas Holt's first wife was Frances Mason dau of Francis and Elizabeth, Francis Mason's will calls Thomas Holt son-in-law (Bk1694/1709 pg 116). Elizabeth Mason wife of Francis and mother to Thomas Holt was widow of Thomas Binns Sr who d 1669 without a will. As Mrs Elizabeth Binns she patented 777 acres on 18 Oct 1669 (Pat Bk6 pg181). On 6 May 1701 as Elizabeth Mason she deeded 388.5 acres to gson Francis Holt and 388.5 acres to gson Francis Mason and "if he dies to gson Charles Binns" (Surry will Bk1694/1709 pg 225). Thus Frances Mason Holt, lst wife of Thomas Holt, was half sister to Thomas Binns Jr. It seems significant that orphan Robert Barham lived successively with Thomas Binns, Robert Hart and Thomas Holt). 1699 Will record Surry Co VA Bk1694/1709 pg192 - John Hancock and Robert Barham on Tithe list - 10 Jun 1699 (John Hancock md Jane Holt, dau of Randall and Elizabeth and sister of Thomas Holt according to will of Elizabeth Holt ______ (Bk1694/1709 pg411). 1700 Will record Surry Co VA Bk1694/1709 pg207 - Robert Barham and Joseph Lane on tithe list - 10 Jun 1700. b) Marriage record abt 1700 to Elizabeth Clarke per what?. 1701 Will record Surry Co VA Bk1694/1709 pg 232 - Robert Barham on tithe list - 10 Jun 1701. 1702 Will record Surry Co VA Bk1694/1709 pg___ - Robert Barham and William Smith on tithe list - 10 Jun 1702. 1703 Will record Surry Co VA Bk1694/1709 pg288 - Robert Barham and Wimmiam smith on tithe list - 10 Jun 1702. 1704 Surry Co Quit Rent Rools VA Mag hist vol29 pg18/28 - Robert Barham 650 acres. 1712 Will record Surry co VA Bk1709/15 pg105 - Jury to determine boundaries of land of Robert Flake, Robert Barham, Thomas Lane, William Holt, William Ruffin, Janes Brutton, Edward Brown, William Little, John Sugar, Arthur Davis, John Phillips, and Hustis Grimes - 21 May 1712. 1714 Order records Surry Co Bk1713/19 pg105 - Robert Barham on Grand jury - 11 May 1714. 1717 told they could keep the plantation they now lived on in father-in-law John Clarke's will - wp 15 May 1717. 1726 Will record Surry Co VA Bk1715/30 pg637 - Estate of William Holt appraised by Robert Barham, John Ruffin, Carter Crafford - 11 Jun 1726. 1737 Received money from sale of estate of Samuel Sands - 16 Nov 1737 pg 759. c) Death record - Will reocrds Southhampton Co VA Bk 1 pg331 dated 18 Jan 1748 probated 14 Aug 1760 Inv 12 Feb 1761 Robert Barham (Sr) of Southwarke Parish Surry VA names sons Charles, Robert, John, Thomas, Benjamin and daus Martha, Elizabeth, Mary, and Sarah - Execs dau Elizabeth and son Charles.

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Robert Barham's Timeline

Surry, VA, USA
Age 27
Age 31
Surry County, VA
Age 33
Age 35
October 2, 1711
Age 36
Lawnes Creek
Age 36
probably Virginia
Age 37
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