Robert McCORKLE

Male 1798 - 1860


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Robert McCORKLE was born 21 Jun 1798, Virginia (son of Robert McCORKLE and Elizabeth Taylor FORREST); died 17 Jul 1860, Lawrence County, Ohio.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Robert McCORKLE was born 6 Mar 1760, Augusta County, Virginia (son of Samuel McCORKLE and Sarah BUCHANAN); died 10 Mar 1833, Lawrence County, Ohio.

    Notes:

    A Robert McCorkle was born in Augusta County, Virginia 1760 and died 1833 in Lawrence County Ohio.

    Robert married Elizabeth Taylor FORREST [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Elizabeth Taylor FORREST
    Children:
    1. James McCORKLE was born 6 Mar 1786, Virginia; died 5 Sep 1862.
    2. Mary McCORKLE was born 21 Jul 1790.
    3. Samuel McCORKLE was born 3 Jul 1796, Virginia; died Abt 1860.
    4. 1. Robert McCORKLE was born 21 Jun 1798, Virginia; died 17 Jul 1860, Lawrence County, Ohio.
    5. Sarah McCORKLE was born 12 Jan 1799, John.
    6. John McCORKLE was born 2 Apr 1802, Virginia; died Aft 1860.
    7. Andrew McCORKLE was born 29 Nov 1803, Jackson City.
    8. Elizabeth McCORKLE was born 29 Nov 1807; died 1898.
    9. Jacob McCORKLE was born 22 Aug 1810; died 1811.
    10. Catherine McCORKLE was born 12 Jan 1813; died 23 Feb 1859.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Samuel McCORKLE was born Abt 1720, Argyleshire, Scotland; died Abt 1 Sep 1788, Augusta County, Virginia; was buried 1788.

    Notes:

    They lived on Beverly Grant in 1749, a large section of land in Augusta County, Virginia, neighbors to other McCorkles who owned land in Beverly Grant.

    5 Jun 1770 a Samuel McCorkle purchased 165 acres of land on the North Branch of the James River at Spreading Springs.

    For the year 1771 Botetourt County tithable list both a Samuel and Andrew McCorkle on the north side of Buffalo Creek to the County line and from mountain to mountain.

    1778 Tithables of Rockbridge County, Virginia lists 3 McCorkles ; John, Samuel, & William.

    7 Aug 1781 a John McCorkle filed a will in Rockbridge County wife Rebecca, mother Mary McCorkle, two sons Alex. McCorkle and Samuel McCorkle and one brother Samuel McCorkle. Virginia wills before 1799 copied from court house record of Amherst, Bedford, Campbell, Lowdown, Prince William, and Rockbridge Counties by William Montgomery Clement, published by Genealogical Publishing Co, Baltimore, Maryland. Md.

    1782 census shows a Samuel McCorkle in august County.
    1782 census shows a Samuel McCorkle in Rockbridge County.

    1782 tax payers Rockbridge County shows the following

    Samuel McCorkle 5 horses 10 cattle
    William McCorkle 3 horses 8 cattle

    1 Sep 1785 chronicles of the Scotch-Irish settlement in Virginia extracted from the original court records of August County 1745-1800 by Lyman Chalky. Published by Genealogical Publishing Co, Baltimore, Maryland
    Page #104 .- 1 Sep 1785. Samuel (mark) McCorkle's will, planter- to wife Sarah (executrix with Patrick Buchanan); to son, John; to daughter, Mary; to daughter. Martha Callesone; to son, Samuel, to son, Robert; to daughter Sarah Chapman, and her first son; to daughter, Elizabeth McCorkle; to grandsons Samuel and William McCorkle. Test: John Wallace, Mary Buchanan, jno. Heizer. 16 Dec 1788, proved by Wallace and Heizer. Executors qualify.
    16 Feb, 1789 page 123-. Samuel McCorkle's estate appraised by William Wilson, John Wallace, and Samuel Heizer.

    Samuel — Sarah BUCHANAN. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Sarah BUCHANAN
    Children:
    1. Andrew McCORKLE was born Abt 1750; died 12 Jan 1777; was buried 12 Jan 1777.
    2. John McCORKLE was born 22 Dec 1753, Augusta County, Virginia; died 1814, Lawrence County, Ohio.
    3. Sarah McCORKLE was born Abt 1755, Augusta County, Virginia; died 1785.
    4. Samuel McCORKLE was born 25 Feb 1759, Augusta County, Virginia; died 1840, Green County, Kentucky.
    5. 2. Robert McCORKLE was born 6 Mar 1760, Augusta County, Virginia; died 10 Mar 1833, Lawrence County, Ohio.
    6. Elizabeth McCORKLE was born Abt 1765, Augusta County, Virginia.
    7. Mary McCORKLE was born Abt 1769, Augusta County, Virginia; died Abt 1792.
    8. Martha McCORKLE was born Bef 1771, Augusta County, Virginia; died 1835.