THE BOBO NEWSLETTER
SEPTEMBER 1989 ISSUE
Bobo information compiled from data available under the name of Bobo which is to be found in the South Carolina State Archives in Columbia, S.C.:
29. File of GEORGE ROEBUCK for his service under Col. Benjamin Roebuck, Spartanburg of 96 District, South Carolina 1 Oct. 1786, "Sworn to " 29 Dec. 1788 Burrell Bobo signs a receipt for GEORGE ROEBUCK...20 Feb 1787, Spencer Bobo signs a receipt for the interest due to GEORGE ROEBUCK;...Spencer Bobo assigns the interest to John Cook and this was witnessed by John Gabble and by Jo. McDowell;...27 March 1787, Spencer Bobo uses the indent to buy 955a of land from John Cook...(Did not state whether bought land for Spencer Bobo or for GEORGE ROEBUCK.)
30. Benjamin Roebuck, Sr., (should be George Roebuck) was married in 1754 in Orange Co., Virginia, and came as one of the first settlers of Spartanburg-Union area. Benjamin Roebuck, Sr., was taken prisoner by the British at Camden and died soon after of small pox in the Camden Prison Gaol...Three of this known children were: Lt. Col. Benjamin Roebuck born 1755 and died 1788 of the wounds he received in battle during the Revolution...left no issue...GEORGE ROEBUCK, was son and also a soldier in the Revolution #29...Elizabeth Roebuck who married Burrell Bobo...This taken from a sketch of Roebuck Family in Spartanburg Annals...from same sketch.
JANUARY 1990 ISSUE
17 Nov 1791 Sampson Bobo purchased in Spartanburg County from GEORGE ROEBUCK "for and in consideration of the sum of two hundred pounds Sterling money...all that plantation and tract of Land containing two hundred acres Surveyed for David Hendrix the twenty fourth of Novr on thousand seven Hundred and sixty seven in Craven County a branch of Tyger River called Jamesy creek: Deed witnessed by Burrell Bobo. (ROEBUCK had purchased this same tract from Nicholas Holley for two hundred pounds sterling on 20 Oct 1791.)
22 Oct 1818 "Chaney Bobo exr. of Sally Bobo decd came forward with the advancements to the legatees of Sampson Bobo Senr...to Wm Wilder, GEORGE ROBUCK, Spencer Bobo, Sampson Bobo Jr., Absalom Bobo Senr, Chaney Bobo, Matthew Patton, Barram Bobo, Absalom Junr., Anthony Foster, Hiram Bobo, there being fourteen legatees...31st October 1818" (Holcomb, p. 77.)
Verified by the National Archives, Reference Nos. R8917, 59467 - GEORGE ROEBUCK, II, enlisted in 1775 in Henry Dixon's Company, Regiment of Col. Nash, First Carolina, where he served 18 mos, J. D. Bailey's Section 7.
"Heroes of the American Revolution", stated he next served in the Spartanburg District under Capt. Prince and Col. Pickens for 6 months; under Capt. Wm. Smith and Col. Hammond for 5 months; under Capt. Wofford and Major Ford in S.C. Troops for 3 months. he was at Galphin's and Siege of Ninety-Six; then served under his brother Col. Benjamin Roebuck for 10 months. The U.S. Bureau of Pensions issued Certificate 12-122 to GEORGE ROEBUCK dated 7, 1832, paid at South Carolina Agency. His rank was not shown in the above, but from other data it was believed he was a Captain.
According to "Carl Mays Notebook," Capt. GEORGE ROEBUCK, II, his brother Capt. John Roebuck, and their father Capt. George Roebuck, all served under their brother Col. Benjamin Roebuck, I, during the Revolutionary war. Capt. GEORGE ROEBUCK, II, was still living in Spartanburg County, South Carolina, as a Revolutionary pensioner as late as June 1, 1840. File of GEORGE ROEBUCK for his service under Col. Benjamin Roebuck, Spartanburg 96 District, S. C.
1 Oct. 1786, Sworn to 29 Dec. 1788 - Burrell Bobo signed a receipt for GEORGE ROEBUCK.
29 Feb. 1787 - Spencer Bobo signed a receipt for the interest due to GEORGE ROEBUCK.
Spencer Bobo assigned the interest to John Cook and this was witnessed by John Gambel and by Jo McDowell. 27 March 1787 Spencer Bobo used the indent to buy 955 acres of land from John Cook. (Did not state whether he bought land for Spencer Bobo or GEORGE ROEBUCK.)
THE HOLCOMBES Nation Builders
by Mrs. Lewin D. (Hannah Elizabeth Weir) McPherson
(This is a large volume of over 1000 pages and includes over 20,l000 names of everyone connected with the Holcombe Family since about 1525 in England and after migration to America.)
P. 299 C-3-5-2, p. 300 and GEORGE ROEBUCK, JR. C-3-5-3 p. 300. He appointed as executors, "son Joseph Harcum and Charles Fallin. 478(17), 1492.
P. 300 See Col. Benj. Roebuck and brother, GEORGE, in the American Revolution, D -3-3 pp.
P. 442 D-3-2-5- *John Holcombe of Spartanburg or Greenville Dist.,...military service in the Revolution...was under Col. Benjamin roebuck, whose brother, GEORGE ROEBUCK, was b. in Orange Co., Va. Mar. 15, 1757, he and Col. Benjamin Roebuck both living in Spartanburgh Dist., S.C. during the Revolution, where GEORGE was living, a Revolutionary pensioner June 1, 1840.
SPARTANBURG COUNTY DISTRICT SOUTH CAROLINA
DEED ABSTRACTS BOOKS A - T (1787-1827) by Pruitt
P. 2 (Book A, p. 27-29) Mar. 29, 1786 Joseph Wofford (Spartanburgh) to William Linch; for 100L SC money sold 100 ac on Patterson's Br on N folk Saluda R; border: SE - Robert Henderson and others vacant grant Jan. 28, 1785, Gov. Benjamin Guerard to JW. Witness GEORGE ROEBUCK and James Wofford. Signed Joseph Wofford.
P. 4 (Book A, p. 69-71) Dec. 30, 1785 Thomas Tod and wife Ann (Spartanburgh) to Edward Musgrove (Laurens Co); for 32L 2s SC money sold 100 ac on Enoree R; former owner wm Cox, desc, sold land to John Briggs, desc, and Thomas Tod bought land from Thos Briggs, heir of John Briggs. Witness GEORGE ROEBUCK and John Roebuck. Signed Thomas Tod and Anne Tod.
P. 4 (book A, p 79-82) Mar. 20, 1785 Thomas Tod and wife Ann to John Thomas, Sr, esq (all of Spartanburgh), commissioner for locations on N side Saluda R; for 146L 2s sterling sold 440 ac on S fork Tygar R; most of 640 ac grant Jan 21, 1785 to Jan. Parsons; border: E-John Thomas, sr, S-S fork Tygar R; the river divides it from the other 200 ac including land where Maj. Parsons not lives. Witness Samuel Porter and GEORGE ROEBUCK. Signed Thomas and Ann Tod.
P. 117 (Book D, p. 356-357) Apr. 8, 1790 GEORGE ROEBUCK and wife LOVINA, heirs-at-law to estate of brother Col Benjamin Roebuck, desc (Spartanburgh) to Sampson Bobo; for 100L sold 350 ac on Two Mile Cr of Enoree R of Broad R in two tracts both sold by Isaac Hendrix to Benjamin Roebuck; (1) 100 ac grant Dec. 23, 1771 Gov. Charles G. Montague to Isaac Hendrix with border vacant; and (2) 250 ac grant Aug. 19, 1774 Lt. Gov. William Bull to Isaac Hendrix with border: NW - George Lowther, S-Daniel Morning and John Hendrix, N-Isaac Hendrix, and E-vacant. Witness Spencer Bobo, Jr and William Wilder. Signed GEORGE ROBUCK and LOVINA's mark. Wit. Oath in 1797 William Wilder to Moses Casey. Rec. Jul. 10, 1797.
P. 122 (Book D, p. 435-438) Nov. 28, 1795 John Thomas Jr (Greenville Co) to Joseph Wofford (Spartanburgh); for 60L sterling sold 250 ac on both sides Fairforrest Cr; where John Thomas Jr formerly lived; "a few" ac excepted that were sold to Josiah Culbertson; grant in 1771 Gov. William Tryon (NC) to John Thomas Jr. Witness GEORGE ROEBUCK and Andrew Thompson. Signed J. Thomas jr. Wit. oath Jul. 18, 1796 GEORGE ROEBUCK to Ism Foster. Rec. Oct. 1, 1796.
P. 193 (Book G, p. 94-6) Oct. 20, 1791 Nicholas Holley (Spartanburgh) to GEORGE ROBUCK (same); for 200L sterling SC money sold 200 ac; border: SE- William Hendrix and others vacant; surveyed Nov. 24, 1767 for David Hambey in Craven Co on Jamey's Cr of Tygar R; grant Nov. 24, 1767 Gov. Charles G. Montague to David Hambey. Witness Alexr Alexander, John Thornton, and William Earnest. Signed Nicles Holley. Wit. oath Oct. 23, 1800 Alexr Alexander to G Brewton. "came to hand" Oct. 25, 1800. Rec. Nov. 4, 1800.
P. 193 (Book G, p. 96-8) Nov. 17, 1791 GEORGE ROEBUCK (Spartanburg) to Sampson Bobo (same): for 200L sterling sold 200 ac border: SE-William Hendrix and others vacant; survey Nov. 24, 1767 for David Hambey in Craven Co. on Jamey's Cr of Tyger R; grant Nov. 21 (sic), 1767 Gov. Charles G Montague to David Hambey. Witness Jesse Casey, William Wielder, and Burrell Bobo. Signed GEORGE ROBUCK. Wit, oath Feb. 6, 1792 William Wielder to Thomas Farrow, "came to hand" Oct. 25, 1800. Rec. Nov. 4, 1800.
P. 209 (Book G, p. 265-268) Jul. 3, 1801 Samuel Miller, sheriff (Spartanburgh) to Burrell Bobo (same); for $47 sold 95 ac; William Farrow "shewed me" 95 ac on waters Enoree R near Cedar Shoal Cr; border N-part of same tract, E-Widow Warters, S-Mathias Couch, and W-James Clayton; execution levied obtained by GEORGE ROBUCK vs. William Farrow in Spartanburgh Co Court for $125.85; sale Sept. 1, 1798 for $47. Witness Drury McDaniel, Anthony Foster, and John Anderson. Signed Saml Miller. Wit. oath Jul. 3, 1801 Anthony Foster to Drury McDaniel. rec. Jul. 4, 1801.
P. 224 (Book H, p. 91-2) (not given) 19, 1802 GEORGE ROEBUCK
(Spartanburgh) to Burrell Bobo (same); for $200 sold 100 ac on Enoree R; border: NW-Burrell Bobo and river "nearly all around". Witness Absalom Bobo and Nathaniel Burton, Signed GEORGE ROEBUCK. Wit. oath Feb. 19, 1802 Nathaniel Burton to John Dean. Rec. Mar. 4, 1802
PENDLETON DISTRICT SOUTH CAROLINA DEEDS 1790-1800 by Willie
P. 12 (Pages 204-6) 25 Dec. 1787. GEORGE ROBUCK, of Spartanburg Co., S. C., to Bailey Anderson of Abbeville Co., L 100 stg. for 440 acres in Abbeville Co., 96 Dist., on both sides of Middle Fork of 12 Mile River, granted to ROEBUCK by patent on 7 May 1787...(later amount says L 100 sterling.) Wit: William Barnet, Duncin Camron. Abbeville Co., Duncan Cameron made oath, 29 Sep. 1788.
P. 149 (Page 349) 16 May 1795, Bailey Anderson, Esq. to Bennett Combs for L 200 stg. for 345 acres, part of tract granted GEORGE ROEBUCK, 7 May 1786 in Washington Dist., bd. by John Robertson, Bailey Anderson. Signed: Bayley Anderson, Mary Anderson. Wit: Jesse Murphree, Leonard (X) Farer. Jesse Murphree made oath to Wm. Reid, J. P., 7 Oct. 1797. Rec: 7 Oct. 1797.
P. 324 (Pages 474-476) 16 Aug. 1893, Baley (Bailey) Anderson of Warren Co., Ky. to William Robinson (also Robertson) of Pendleton Dist. for L 60 stg for 84 acres, part of tract granted GEORGE ROEBUCK, 7 May 1787, on both sides of Middle For, of 12 Mile River. Wit: Joshua Barton, made oath to David Murphree, J. P., 19 Sep. 1803. Rec: 6 Feb. 1804.
GEORGE ROEBUCK South Carolina
To To all whom these presents shall come -
Sampson Bobo Deeds know ye that I GEORGE ROEBUCK and LOVINA
July 10th 1797 my wife heirs of law of all the Real Estate of our late Brother Col. Benjamin Roebuck of Spartanburgh County & State aforesaid Deceased for and in consideration of one Hundred pounds Sterling money to us in hand paid by Sampson Bobo of Spartanburgh County aforesaid have bargained sold, aliened, released, conveyed and confirmed & by these presents, doth grant bargain sell alien release convey & confirm unto the said Sampson Bobo, his heirs and assigns forever all these two plantations tracts or parcels of Land, together with Every appurtenance thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining late the property of the said Col. Benjamin Roebuck Decd which the said Col. Benjamin Roebuck purchased of Isaac Hendrix, Situate lying and being in Spartanburgh County aforesaid, on two mile creek the waters of Enoree a branch of Broad River Vizt one tract containing one Hundred acres, granted December 23rd 1771 by his Esq Ld Chf G. Montague to Isaac Hendrix aforesaid bounded on all sides by vacant Land at the time of the original Grant one tract containing Two Hundred and fifty acres granted August 19th 1774 by the Honorable William Bull Esqr. Lieut Govr to the said Isaac Hendrix bounded at the time of the original grant NW by George Lawthers Southwardly by Daniel Morning & John Hendrix, and Northwardly by the said Isaac Hendrix and Easterly Vacant Land which said bargained premises and appurtenances the said GEORGE ROEBUCK & LOUVINA his wife doth hereby warrant & for ever will defend unto the said Sampson Bobo his heirs & assigns from and against all persons whatsoever - In Witness whereof they have hereunto set their hands and seals this 8th day of April 1790 - and the fourteenth year of the Independence of America
GEORGE ROBUCK SEAL
in the presence of her
William Wilder LOVINA X ROBUCK SEAL
Spencer Bobo, Junr
Recd the day & year first within written of the within named Sampson Bobo One Hundred pounds Sterling it being the full consideration money within mentioned witness
William Wilder GEORGE ROBUCK
Spencer Bobo Junr
South Carolina Personally appeared before me William Wilder
Spartanburgh County & made oath as the law directed & saith that he saw GEORGE ROBUCK & LOVINA his wife sign seal & deliver the within deed to Sampson Bobo, and that he the Deponent witnessed the same together with Spencer Bobo Junr who was also a subscribing witness - Sworn & Subscribed to this day of 1797
Moses Casey JP William Wilder
GEORGE ROEBUCK & Wife The State of South Carolina, Know All men
to by these presents that we GEORGE ROBUCK
Jacob Ortner Deed and LEVINA my wife of Spartanburgh County
October 10th 1797 in the state aforesaid have granted
Bargained for and in consideration of fifty pounds sterling money to us in hand paid by Jacob Ortner of the same county & state aforesaid have granted Bargained sold and released and by these presents do grant bargain sell and release unto the said Jacob Ortner all that Plantation Tract or parcel of Land Containing of one hundred acres more or less situate lying and being in the County and State aforesaid, Beginning on a pine 3X on Burrell Bobos land, thence said Bobo line to Charles Colts land to a red Oake 3X thence on said Holts land to a post oake Robert Wallaces Land, thence on said Wallaces land to a Spanish Oake, 3X thence to Daniel Langston's land to the waggon Road, thence with the waggon road to the Beginning corner 3X Together with all & singular the rights members heredataments and appurtenances to the said premises belonging or in anywise incident or appertaining To have and to hold all & singular the premises before mentioned unto the said Jacob Ortner his heirs & assigns forever, and we do hereby bind ourselves and each of our heirs Executors & administrators to warrant and forever defend all & singular the said premises unto the said Jacob Ortner his heirs & assigns against our selves & each of our heirs and against claiming and or them or Either of them, and doth hereby warrant & forever defend the same or any part thereof, Witness my hand and this 135th day of May one thousand seven hundred and ninety seven, and in the Twenty second year of the Independence of the United States of America
Witness GEORGE ROBUCK SEAL
William Evatt SEAL
Spartanburgh Personally came before me Daniel Langston and
County William Evatt & duly made oath that they saw
GEORGE ROBUCK sign seal and acknowledge the
within deed of Conveyance to Jacob Ortner for the use and purposes within mentioned. Sworn to & subscribed before me this 31st May AD 1707
Saml. Lancaster J.P. Daniel Langston
GEORGE ROBUCK & Wife The State of South Carolina. Know all
to men by these presents that we GEORGE
Daniel Langston ROBUCK & LEVINA my wife of Spartanburgh
Deed Nov 30th 1797 County in the State aforesaid for and in
consideration of Twenty five pounds Sterling Money to me paid by Daniel Langston of the same County in the state aforesaid, have granted Bargained & sold & sold Released & by these presents do grant bargain sell & release unto the said Daniel Langston all Plantation Tract or parcel of Land containing of one hundred acres (more or less) lying in the county and state aforesaid Beginning at a pine corner X on Burrell Bobo line, thence Running on Bobos line to the corner 3X thence Et to Nathan Langston's line, thence along Nathan Langstons line to Robt Wallass line thence along said Wallass line crossing Blackstocks road to a spanish oak 3X thence a North corner a Blazed line to the aforesaid Road thence up said Road to the beginning pine 3X Together with all & singular the rights members Hereditaments & appurtenances to the said premises Belonging or in any wise Incident or appertaining To have & to hold all & singular the premises before mentioned to the said Daniel Langston his heirs & assigns against our selves & each of our heirs and against every person claiming under them or either of them and will forever warrant & Defend the same or any part thereof witness my hand & seal this 13th day May, the year of our Lord, one thousand seven hundred & ninety seven & in Twenty second year of the Independence of America
Witness GEORGE ROBUCK SEAL
His Spartanburgh Personally came before me
Jacob O Ortner County William Evatt & Jacob Ortner
mark & Duly made oath they saw
GEORGE ROBUCK sign seal & acknowledge thewithin Deed of conveyance unto Daniel Langston for the purposes within mentioned sworn to & subscribed before me this 31st day of May AD 1797
Sam. Lancaster JP William Evatt
Jacob O Ortner
Nicholas Holley State of S. Carolina This Indenture
To N 71 Spartanburgh County made this twentieth
GEORGE ROBUCK Deed day of our Lord
Came to hands 25th Oct 1800 one thousand Seven Hundred and
Recorded 24th November 1800 ninety one between Nicholas
Holley Planter and county and
state aforesaid of the one part and GEORGE ROBUCK of the county and state aforesaid of the other part witnesseth that the said Nicholas Holley for and in considerations of the sum of two Hundred pounds sterling money of So Carolina to him in hand payed by the said GEORGE ROBUCK at and before the sealing and delivering of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged have granted bargained and sold alined released and confirmed and by these presents doth grant bargain sell alien release and confirm unto the said GEORGE ROBUCK in his actual possession now being by virtue of a Bargain and Sale to him thereof made for ever from the day of the date hereof and by force of the Stated for transferring into possessions and to his heirs and assigns for ever all that plantation and tract of land containing two hundred acres surveyed for David Hendrix the twenty fourth of November one thousand seven Hundred and sixty seven in Craven County a branch of Tyger River called Jameys creek Bounded S. Easterly by William Hendrix land all other sides by vacant land at the date of the present granted to the above David Hendrix containing two hundred acres situate and Lying in the State of So Carolina Ninety Six District and County of Spartanburgh granted by his excellency Lord Charles Govt Montigue Esquire commander in chief, in and over the State of NoCarolina to David Hendrix the twenty fourth day of Novr Anno Domini one thousand Seven hundred and sixty seven together with all houses out houses buildings fences woods underwoods ways pathes possessing water courses ponds lakes fishing ways appertaining and the reversion and reversions remainders and remainders unto and profits all and singular be the said premises with their and every of their appertain every and also all the Estate right title interest claims and demands whatsoever doth in law and Equity of him the said Nicholas Holley of and unto the same and every part and parcel thereof with their appertaining to have and to hold all and singular the said plantation or tract of two hundred acres hereditaments premises and appertaining above mentioned and every part and parcel thereof unto the said GEORGE ROBUCK his heirs and assigns for ever and lastly the said Nicholas Holley his heirs and assigning the said premises and every part thereof with the appertaininces forever and against all persons claiming to claim the said premises by from or under the said Nicholas Holley shall and will warrant to the said GEORGE ROBUCK his heirs and assigns hereby for and Defers in witness the said Nicholas Holley has hereunto set his hand assigned his seal the day an year first above written. Signed sealed and Delivered in the presents of us
Alexr Alexander Nicles Holley SEAL
John X Thorton
Received from GEORGE ROBUCK the sum of two Hundred pounds being the full consideration by me.
Spartanburgh Alexander Alexander personally came before me
District Jegore Brewton & duly made oath as the Law
directs that he saw Nicholas Holley sign and acknowledge the within deed to GEORGE ROBUCK for the use within mentioned and that he saw John Thornton and William Earnest subscribers with himself as witnesses Sworn Subscribed before me the 23rd of October 1800
G. Brewton JP Alexr Alexander
GEORGE ROBUCK State of So Carolina This indenture made
To No. 72 Spartanbg County this seventeenth Nov
Sampson Bobo one thousand seven
This deed came to hand hundred and ninety one between
25th October 1800 GEORGE ROBUCK of the State and
Recorded 45h November County aforesaid and Sampson Bobo
1800 of the aforesaid State and County
witnesseth that the said GEORGE
ROBUCK for and in consideration of the sum of two hundred pounds Sterling money to him in hand payed by the said Sampson Bobo at and before the Sealing and delivering of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged hath granted bargained sold alined released and confirmed and by these presents doth grant bargain sell aline release and confirm unto the said Sampson Bobo in his actual possession now being by virtue of a bargain and sell to him thereof made forever from the day of the hereof and by force of the statues for transforming possession said to his heirs or assigns for ever all that plantation and tract of Land containing two hundred acres Surveyed for David Hendley the twenty fourth of Novr one thousand and seven Hundred and sixty seven in Craven County a branch of Tyger River called Jameys creek bounded So Esly by Wm Hendrix all other sides by vacant land at the date of the grants granted to the above David Hendrix containing 200 acres Situate and lying in the State of So Carolina 96th District and County of Spartanburgh granted by his excellency Lord Charles G. Montigue commander in chief in & over the State of S. Carolina to David Hendrix the 21st day of Novr 1767 Together with al houses out houses buildings fences woods under woods under woods ways paths possesses water courses ponds lakes fishing ways appertaining and the revision and revisions remainders & remainders rents of all and singular the said premises and every of these appurtenances and also all his estate rights titles interest claims and demands whatsoever doth in law and equity of him the said GEORGE ROBUCK of and unto the same and every part and parcel thereof with their appurtenances to have and to hold all and singular the said plantation and tract of 200 acres hereditaments premises appertaining above mentioned and every part and parcel thereof unto the said Sampson Bobo & lastly the said GEORGE ROBUCK his heirs and assigns the said premises and every part thereof with the appertaining forever and against all persons claiming to claim the said premises by from or under the said GEORGE ROBUCK shall and will warrant to the said Sampson Bobo his heirs and assigns hereby for ever defend in witness the said GEORGE ROBUCK has hereunto sealed and delivered in presence of us
Jesse Casey GEORGE ROBUCK SEAL
William Wilder Burrell Bobo
Spartanburgh Personally came before me William Wilder and made
County oath that he saw GEORGE ROBUCK Sign seal and
deliver the within deed of conveyance to Sampson Bobo for the use within mentioned and that he saw Jessy Casey and Burrell Bobo sign their names as witness at the same time with himself
Sworn to and subscribed before Thomas Feinosee JP
me this 6 day of February 1792 William Wilder
GEORGE ROEBUCK State of South Carolina Know all men by
to No 59 Spartanburgh District these presents that
Burrell Bobo Deed I GEORGE ROEBUCK of
4th March 1802 the State and District aforesaid for and in
consideration of the sum of two hundred
dollars to him in hand paid by Burrell Bobo of the said state and District have granted bargained and sold and by these presents do grant bargain and sell and release unto the said Burrell Bobo all that tract of land lying on Enorie River Northward bounded by said Boboes land and the river nearly all round containing one hundred acres be the same more or less. Together with all and singular the rights members hereditaments and appurtenances to the said premises or in any wise incident or appertaining to have and to hold all and singular the premises before mentioned unto the said Burrell Bobo his heirs and assigns forever. And I do hereby bind myself my heirs Executors administrators and assigns to warrant and forever defend unto the said Burrell Bobo his heirs and assigns against my self my heirs or assigns lawfully claiming the same or any part thereof witness my hand and seal this 19th day 1802
Test GEORGE ROEBUCK SEAL
Nathl Burton This conveyance not mentioning that month when registered
State of S. Carolina Personally came before me Nathaniel
Spartan District Burton and made oath that he saw
GEORGE ROEBUCK sign and deliver the within deed and Absolam Bobo assign it as witness sworn to and subscribed before me this 19th Faby 1802.
Nathl Burton John Dean JP
GEORGE ROBUCK State of South Carolina This Indenture
to No. 365 Spartanburgh District made this 4th
Isham Foster day of September
20th February 1811 in the year of our Lord one thousand
Eight Hundred and ten between GEORGE
ROBUCK of the one part of the State and District aforesaid and Isham Foster Sheriff of the other part witnesseth that whereas the said GEORGE ROBUCK by his notes of hand on bonds duly executed bearing even date with these presents stand bounded unto the said Isham Foster Sheriff as aforesaid and to his successors in office in the sum of eighty dollars twelve cents and five miles the first note or bond for the sum of forty dollars and sixty cents payable within twelve months from these presents doth the other note or bond for the sum of forty dollars and sixty cents payable Two years from these presents And now this Indenture withnesseth that the said GEORGE ROBUCK for and in consideration of the said Debt or sum of Eighty dollars twelve cents and five miles and for the better securing the payment of the same to the said Isham Foster Sheriff as aforesaid and his successors in office according to the tenor and effect of said notes or bonds have granted bargained sold and released and by these presents do grant bargain sell and release unto the said Isham Foster or his successors in office two tracts plantations or parcels of land lying and situate in the District aforesaid on Jamie's Creek and on to a off Jamies Creek one tract beginning on a post oak running thence N 50 & 26 chains 18 links to a hickory thence S 56 chains 84 links to a stake thence S 72 W 16 50 to a Stake thence N 30 W to the beginning corner and the other tract of Sixty acres more or less adjoining lands John Caven Kings & ROBUCKS lands the said tract of land being also sold by the said Isham Foster Sheriff as aforesaid in pursuance of an order of Court of Spartanburgh District as the property of Sampson Bobo Deed for their benefit of the heirs and legatees of said Deed together with all and Singular the rights members hereditaments and appurtenances to the said premises belonging or in any wise incident or appertaining to have and to hold all and Singular the premises before mentioned unto the said Isham Foster Sheriff aforesaid and his successors in office forever against my self my heirs and against all and other person or persons claiming the same or any part thereof under by or through me provided always never the less and it is the true intent and meaning of the parties to these presents and is hereby agreed and concluded upon that if the said GEORGE ROBUCK his heirs Executors Administrators or assigns do and shall will and truly pay or cause to be paid unto the said Isham Foster Sheriff as aforesaid or his successors in office the said sum of Eighty dollars twelve cents and five mills at the terms and according to the times mentioned and contained in the said notes or bonds then and in that case these presents indenture and the grant and release herein made and every herein contained And also the said recited bonds or notes shall cease determine and be absolutely void null and of no effect. Otherwise to be and Still remain in full force and virtue in Law In witness whereof I the said GEORGE ROBUCK hath hereunto set my hand and seal the day and year first above written
In presence of GEORGE ROBUCK
State of South Carolina Personally appeared before me Willis
Spartanburgh District Bobo and made oath that he saw
GEORGE ROEBUCK sign and seal the within mentioned and that he also saw Nathl Rochelle sign his name as a witness to the same with himself sworn to and subscribed before me this 14th day Jany 1811 W. Bobo M Casey JP
To No. 69
Robuck sold to John Mason for $300 63 acres in Spartanburg County, South Carolina situated...on the south by GEORGE ROBUCK's land...dated 20th February 1816 & proved 3rd of August 1818.(Complete deed is under son Benjamin Roebuck - 143.)
1800 Spartanburg South Carolina Census
p187 GEORGE ROEBUCK
3 males under 10 years
2 males 10 - 16 years
1 male 26 - 45 years
2 females under 10 years
1 female 10 - 16 years
1 female 26 - 45 years
1810 Spartanburg South Carolina Census
2 males under 10 years
1 male 10 - 16 years
3 males 16 - 26 years
1 male 45 years & up
2 females under 10 years
2 females 10 - 16 years
2 females 16 - 26 years
1 male 45 years & up
1830 Spartanburg South Carolina Census
Capt. GEORGE ROEBUCK
2 males 20 - 30 years
1 male 40 - 50 years
1 male 60 - 70 years
NC ROBUCK, GEORGE S.9467
South Carolina 1212
of Spartanburgh in the State of So Ca Reprace?
who was a private & Capt the company con sce Letter to T. L. &
by Captain ___________of the Regt con A. T. Smith
by Col. Nash in the N. Carolina line for Sept 6, 1845
2 years S C & NC
Records completed Dec 1804
Transcribed on the Roll of S. Carolina
at the rate of 146 dollars 66 cents per annum
to commence on the 4th day of March 1831
Certificate of Pension issued the 24th day of April
1845 and sent to 7676
Sylvester Esq Preston?
? to the 4th of
Increased from $80 per
semi anl allowance ending
Deduct what has been paid him
under said act say $80 per annum
Act June 7, 1832
Recorded by the Sumpter Clk
Book E Vol 6 Page 79
Rev & 1812 Wars
Section January 8, 1???
Mrs. W. M. Sapp
30 Crawford St.
I have to advise you, that from the papers in the pension claim, S0467, it appears that GEORGE ROBUCK was born in Orange County Virginia, March 15, 1757.
While living in Orange County, North Carolina, he enlistedthis regt in the fall of 1775, in Captain Henry Dixon'swas not Company, Col Nash, First North Carolina Regiment.raised until He was in the battle of More's Bridge and the fall Sullivan's Island, where he was wounded in the leg.We ?
He served eighteen months.
regts as After this he moved to Spartanburgh District, early as South Carolina, where he enlisted and served six May 75 months under Captain Prince and Colonel Pickens, five months under Captain William Smith and Colonel? and three months under Captain Wofford and Major Ford in the South Carolina Troops. He was in the engagement at Galphins and at the siege of Ninety Six. Dates of these services not stated.
In 1781, he was commissioned Captain and served about ten months, under his brother Colonel Robuck in the South Carolina Troops. (First name of brother not stated.) Benjamin
He was allowed pension on his application executed February 15, 1819, while living in Spartanburgh District, South Carolina. He died may 7, 1848 (from A.B.)
The names of his parents are not on record, nor is it stated whether he was married.
The Revolutionary War records of this bureau fail to afore information in regard to any Benjamin Robuck, or Roebuck.
State of South Carolina
Spartanburgh District To Win
on this 29th day of September 1832 personally appeared in open court before Jno B. Oncalle Judge of the court of common pleas etc now sitting GEORGE ROBUCK a resident of the district who was born on the 15th day of March 1757 in Orange County Virginia and is now age 75 years & 6 Months being first duly sworn according to law doth on his oath say make the forgoing declaration in order to obtain the benefits of the act of ? passed June 7 1832 that he entered the service of the United States as an enlisted soldier in May 1775 under Capt Dickson Liut Leickson and Col Nash of the first regiment of N. C. Line in Orange County NC he joined head quarters at Wilmington N. C. & had an engagement with the enemy at Mr. Moor's Bridge on Black River near that place he marched from that place by Georgetown to Charleston So. C. where he was in the battle at Sullivans Island under the command he thinks of Genl Lee he received a wound in the leg by a buck shot at this place he marched back to Wilmington and back again to Charleston, was regularly discharged at Hardral's point after a service of 18 months his discharge was sent to the house of his father which was set on fire by the tories in the Revolutionary war. He incurred a pension for one or two years under the act of 1818 after which he was chopped from the pension list. After he was discharged from the Regular service he removed to Spartanburgh S. C. and volunteered in a campaign against the Cherokee Indians under Capt Prince, Col Pickins and Majr Davidson. He does not distinctly recollect the names of the other officers in joined head quarters at Sonica Fort on Sonica River in the upper part of South Carolina where he Remained skirmishing with the Indians in that neighborhood for six months when he was dismissed. He again volunteered in a campaign against the Creek Indians under Capt Wm Smith, Col. Hammond & Genl Williamson Joined head quarters at White Hall near Augusta they marched through the State of Georgia & crossed the ? & had a regiment with the Indians at Golphins, Cowpens, and Maj. Ross who fell in the engagement. He returned to White Hall & was dismissed after a tour of 5 months. He again volunteered under Capt. Wofford & Majr. Ford & was stationed at Cambridge at the siege of Ninety six under Genl Graves and was dismissed after a service of 3 months.
In 1782 he received the commission of Capt from signed by Col Thomas and joined the army at Orangburgh with Maj. John Ford & Col. Robuck to guard some prisoners who were stationed at that place he served for about four months and returned home. He thinks he returned his commission after peace was made to his commanding officer. He has no documentary orders of his services as a volunteer he was resided in Spartanburgh District ever since the Revolutionary war. He refers to the Revd Nathan Langston, Wm. Wilder to prove his service and his character for accuracy. He hereby relinquishes any claims whatever to any ? or annuity except the present dictates that his name is not on the pension roll of any agency in any state
Sworn to GEORGE ROBUCK
in open court
Jno. McNeall Pres Judge
We Nathan Langston a Clergyman residing in Spartanburgh district and William Wilder residing in the same district do hereby certify on oath that we are acquainted GEORGE ROBUCK who has ?
and sworn to the above declaration that we believe him to be 75 years & 6 months of age that he is respected and believed in the neighborhood where he resides to have been a soldier of the Revolutionary and that we concur in the opinion
Sworn to & subscribed
the day and year aforesaid Nathan Langston
Jno McNeall Wm. Wilder
And the said Court does hereby declare its opinion with the investigation of the matter and after putting the interrogations prescribed by the war department that the above named applicant was a Revolutionary soldier and served as he states and the court further certifies that it appears to it that Nathan Langston who has signed the preceding certificate is a clergyman resident in Spartanburgh district and that Wm Wilder is a resident the same district and is a credible person and that their statements submitted and credit Jno McNeall Pres Judge