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Christopher Cabaniss "Kit" Robertson
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Birth: 1752
Amelia County
Virginia, USA
Death: 1833
Pittsylvania County
Virginia, USA

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Son of Edward Robertson & Mary Anne Cabaniss of Amelia Co., VA.

Lived near Mt. Herman Church in Pittsylvania Co., NW of Danville.

http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vapittsy/Robertsongen.html

Migrated to Pittsylvania from Amelia (Amelia County Clerk's Office, D.B. 17, page 286. Oct. 1, 1785. Christopher Robertson and Wife, Milly conveyed 162 acres.) A Christopher Robertson shows up buying land in Pittsylvania Co., Va. on Sandy Creek, the creek that flows into Dan River at Danville, in 1796.

This Christopher Robertson is the brother of Edward Robertson who came to Pittsylvania County from Amelia. This Edward Robertson married Mary Pulliam Thompson, sister of Mildred (Milly) Thompson on Feb. 1782. He showed up buying land in 1786 in Pittsylvania County, Va., on the north slope of White Oak Mountain and west of the Chatham-Danville Road. Old Robertson home was opposite on east side of Rte. 29, present home of Ben Taylor in 1963, near Dry Fork, Va.
Samuel Thompson had agreed to buy the land of Byrd Pruitt in Pittsylvania County before he died in 1779 in Amelia. In his Will, he instructed his son-in-law, Christopher Robertson, husband of Mildred (Milly) Thompson, his daughter to sell his land in Amelia and pay off Bryd Pruitt for his land in Pittsylvania Co. After the death of Samuel Thompson, his widow Anne moved with her children to Pittsylvania Co. His son Washington Thompson lived at or near Chestnut Level. They had two tracts of land.

Amelia County Clerk's Office, Va, Deed Book 17, Page 286. Oct. 1 1785??? 162 acres conveyed to Williamson Roach by Christopher Robertson and wife, Milly Robertson. (Milly Thompson Robertson, daughter of Samuel Thompson.)

FIRST RECORDATION OF LAND TO A CHRISTOPHER ROBERTSON IN
PITTSYLVANIA

D.B. 10, Page 478 , May 12,1796. Christopher Robertson from Joseph Tombling , 20 acres on Sandy Creek waters, to a hickory on Robertson's line, N. 37 degrees, E. 77 poles to a hickory, being a part ofthe said Tombling land.

D.B.11.Page 258, April 16,1798. Christopher Robertson from William Price & Susanna Price, his wife, 382 acres on Sandy Creek, adjoining Fowlkes, William Munkees, Collins Wilson & G. Adams.

D.B. 12, P. 399 ?? Oct. 19 1801 . Christopher Robertson from George Adams & Isabel, his wife. 460 Acres in Pittsylvania County Va.on the branches of Sandy River and Sandy Creek beginning
at Evans Stokes corner , adjoining William Munkee's line , John Colliers,William Ross, John Wilson's line, Thomas Smith's Line. Witness: William Beavers, Robert Mack and Christopher Robertson, Jr.

Oct 21, 1805 D.B. 14 page 445. Christopher Robertson, Jr, Trustee, Debt to Nathenial Harris at his store on Sandy River. 560 Acres, In Trust situated on Moonper's branch of Sandy River adjoining Hutcherson's corner,

D.B 16, page 98, June 20, 1808 Christopher Robertson Jr from Joseph Martin Sr., and Susanna, his wife, of Henry County. 200 Acres on waters of Sandy River and both sides of the main road, called Hicky's Road, Deduction of 46 Acres, now the property of Nathenial Harris.. Teste: DavisPetty George P. Wells William Hines.( Note : This Christopher Robertson was evidently the son-in- law of Davis Petty. See marriage of Christopher Robertson to Sally Petty Father: Davis Petty.)

D.B. 16, 159 , Oct. 17, 1808... Christopher Robertson, Sr. from Thomas Atkinson, Attorney for all, Robert Adkins. Both sides of Sandy Creek 29, acres, adjoining Price, John Mays, Anglins, Randolph Smith and Samuel Thompson. Witness: D. C. Coleman, Wm. Robertson, Edward Robertson, Samuel Robertson and Thomas Atkinson.

NOTE: ADJOINING LAND OF SAMUEL THOMPSON This Samuel Thompson may be a brother-in-law of, Edward Robertson, Sr. & Christopher R.

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Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Mildred Anne Thompson Robertson (1760 - 1833)
 
 Children:
  Nathaniel Thompson Robertson (1801 - 1851)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Robertson Family Cemetery
Pittsylvania County
Virginia, USA
 
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Record added: Dec 29, 2011
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