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|William ROBARDS, Sr.
|Husband: William ROBARDS, Sr.
Birth: 1710, Henrico [now Goochland] Co., VA
Death: Nov/Dec 1783, Goochland Co., VA
Will Dated: 16 Nov 1783
Will Proved: 15 Dec 1783, Goochland Co., VA
Father: John ROBARDS
Mother: Sarah HILL
|Wife-1: Sarah HILL / HUBB
Death: Sep 1756
Father said to be: Mr. HILL
Mother said to be: Ms. IMBODEN
Sources differ regarding Sarah's surname (n.b., either HILL or HUBB could be a mis-reading of the other in an old document).
|Marriage-2: 5 Jan 1758, St. James Northam Par., Goochland Co., VA, by Rev. William Douglas|
|Wife-2: Elizabeth [Woodson?] "Eliza" LEWIS
Birth: 1735, VA
Death: May 1805, Mercer Co., KY
Father: Joseph LEWIS
Mother: Elizabeth PLEASANTS
|Children with Sarah HILL — born in Goochland Co., VA:|
| 1. John
ROBARDS, b. 5 May 1749
2. William ROBARDS, Jr., b. ca. 1751
3. James ROBARDS, b. aft. Dec 1754
5. Jean/Jane ROBARDS, b. ca. 1756; m. 4 Mar 1773, Goochland Co., VA, Samuel MOSBY
|Children with Elizabeth LEWIS — born in Goochland Co., VA:|
| 6. (Capt.)
Lewis ROBARDS, b. 5 Dec 1758
7. (Capt.) George ROBARDS, b. 5 Aug 1760; d. 13 Jul 1833, Mercer Co., KY; m. 17 Jun/Jul 1785/6, Mercer Co., KY, Elizabeth Barbara SAMPSON *** to Archibald SAMPSON to Col. John LEWIS
8. Jesse ROBARDS, b. 7 Apr 1762; d. 22 Dec 1845, Garrard Co., KY; m. 21 Jan 1788, Louisa Co., VA, Frances Ann PERKINS
9. Sarah "Sallie" ROBARDS, b. 25 Jan 1765; d. 14 Nov 1814, Fayette Co., KY; m. 20 Aug 1784, Capt. John JOUETT / JEWETT
10. Joseph ROBARDS, b. 10/11 Dec 1766; d. 5 Dec 1858; m. 11 Sep 1804, Nancy HARRIS
11. Elizabeth Lewis ROBARDS, b. 10 Apr 1771; d. bef. 1842, Green Co., KY; m. Capt. William M. BUCKNER
12. Robert ROBARDS, b. 7 Dec 1773
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|Sources (n.b., Goochland Co. was formed from Henrico Co. in
1728; Henrico was an original county, formed in 1617):
1a. Anon. 1898/1899. "Marriage Bonds in Goochland County..." Pages 185-203 in (1984) Virginia Vital Records... Genealogical Publ. Co., Baltimore, MD (Broderbund CD-174):
1b. Lyon G. Tucker. 1906/7. "Register of St. James Northam Parish, Goochland County...." Pages 108-137 in (1984) Virginia Vital Records... Genealogical Publ. Co., Baltimore, MD (Broderbund CD-174):
. William H. Dumont. 1958. "A Short Census of Virginia — 1779." National Genealogical Society Quarterly 46(4): 163-211 (Broderbund CD-210):
. Census Index: Colonial America, 1607-1789 (Broderbund CD-310):
. Census Index: U.S. Selected Counties, 1790 (Broderbund CD-311): the VA census was destroyed.
. Anon. 1991. The 1795 Census of Kentucky [as constructed from tax lists]. T.L.C. Genealogy, Miami Beach, FL (said to include every extant tax list from the state of Kentucky for the year 1795):
. Census Index: U.S. Selected Counties, 1800 (Broderbund CD-312): the VA and KY censuses were destroyed, but tax lists are substituted for some KY counties:
. W. Mac Jones. 1927. "Index to Goochland County Wills, Etc., L to W." Pages 133-143 in (1993) Virginia Will Records... Genealogical Publ. Co., Baltimore, MD (Broderbund CD-174):
. John Lewis Robards. 1900-1903 . The Robards Family. Pages 128-132 in Genealogies of Virginia Families: from the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography. Genealogical Publ. Co., Baltimore, MD (Broderbund CD-162).
. James Harvey Robards. 1910. History and Genealogy of the RoBards Family. Self-published, Whiteland, Indiana (photocopy courtesy of Gerald Lawrence; transcription by Diana Gale Matthiesen).
. Norma Carter Miller & George Lane Miller. 1980. Pleasants and Allied Families: an Historical Genealogy of the Descendants of John Pleasants (1644/5-1698) of Henrico County, Virginia, and of George Pleasant of York County, Virginia. Self-published, DeKalb, Ill. [not seen, but cited by others]
. William Armstrong Crozier. 1907. The Buckners of Virginia and the Allied Families of Strother and Ashby. The Genealogical Association, NY. [not seen, but cited by others]
. LDS. Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service: AF - Ancestral File (online at FamilySearch.org).
. WorldConnect / Ancestry World Trees (online at RootsWeb.com/Ancestry.com).
. Messages in the Robards Family Genealogy Forum (online at GenForum.com).
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