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Colonel Robert Harvey  Colonel Robert Harvey
Male 1756 - 1831

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  • Title  Colonel 
    Birth  30 Oct 1756  Cecil County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Military  15 Mar 1781  Guilford County, Greensboro, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Fought with his brothers James, William, and Matthew at the Battle of Guilford [Guilford Courthouse, 15 Mar 1781] where William was killed. 
    Died  09 May 1831  Martha's Furnace, Fincastle, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried  Fincastle Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Fincastle, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I1114  Stewart
    Last Modified  16 Dec 2017 
     
    Father  William Harvey,   b. 27 Jul 1727, Campbeltown, Argyll, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1767, Cecil County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Rebecca Rose Caruthers,   b. 10 Mar 1737, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1797, Botetourt County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  birth 
    Married  1755 
    Family ID  F371  Group Sheet
     
    Family 1  Martha Borden,   b. 15 Jan 1746, Rockbridge County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1823, Fincastle County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Married  09 Dec 1779  Roanoke, Botetourt County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Children 
     1. Mary Harvey,   b. 1780,   d. 1839
     2. Betsy Harvey,   b. 1783,   d. 1839
    >3. Lewis Harvey,   b. 04 Nov 1785, Catawba Creek, Botetourt County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1842, Back Creek, Roanoke County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    >4. Henry Bowyer Harvey,   b. 28 Mar 1788, Mason County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1837, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  19 Aug 2008 
    Family ID  F348  Group Sheet
     
    Family 2  Nancy Moore 
    Married  26 Sep 1825  Rockbridge County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Notes 
    • Robert Harvey married as his second wife, Miss Nancy Moor, of Rockbridge County. His son Lewis Harvey, was fifty years old at the time of his father's second marriage, and old enough to be the grandfather of his half-sisters and brothers. [6]
    Children 
    >1. William Moore Harvey
     2. Robert Breckenridge Harvey,   d. Sep 1863
    >3. Anna Harvey
    Last Modified  17 Dec 2017 
    Family ID  F351  Group Sheet
     
  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 30 Oct 1756 - Cecil County, Maryland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 09 Dec 1779 - Roanoke, Botetourt County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Sep 1825 - Rockbridge County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 09 May 1831 - Martha's Furnace, Fincastle, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Fincastle Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Fincastle, Virginia Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend = Address   = Location   = City/Town   = County/Shire   = State/Province   = Country   = Not Set

  • Photos
    Robert Harvey
    Robert Harvey
     
    Documents
    Marriage Certificate for Robert Harvey and Martha Borden (large, 1406x1380, 491kb)
    Marriage Certificate for Robert Harvey and Martha Borden (large, 1406x1380, 491kb)
    Robert Harvey & Martha Borden, widow of Benjamin Hawkins, Marriage Certificate dated 9 Dec 1788
    Marriage Certificate for Robert Harvey and Martha Borden (widow of Benjamin Hawkins, Jr.) (1344x786, 242kb)
    Marriage Certificate for Robert Harvey and Martha Borden (widow of Benjamin Hawkins, Jr.) (1344x786, 242kb)
    Marriage certificate dated 9 Dec 1788
     
    Histories Revolutionary War Pension Application by Magdalen Hawkins Harvey
     
  • Notes 
    • Manufactured Iron and had iron works and furnaces in Botetourt County, Virginia near Fincastle and in Cloverdale on Back Creek, six miles from Buchanan.
    • He gave his son Lewis Harvey twelve hundred acres of mineral and other valuable lands, called "Speedwell," afterwards in the part of Botetourt cut off, as Roanoke county on the waters of Back Creek. [6]
    • Daughters of the American Revolution: Ancestor #: A052162 Robert Harvey

    Died:
    • Noted died on 15 Mar 1831 and also noted he died May 1831.
     
  • Sources 
    1. [S147] findagrave.com.
      As stated on his headstone

    2. [S51] Historic Families of Kentucky, Thomas Marshall Green, (Robert Clarke & Co., 1889), 15.

    3. [S99] Botetourt County Marriages, 1770-1853 Volume 2, John Vogt & T. William Kethley, Jr., (Iberian Publishing Co., Athens, Georgia), G975.583 V886b., 440 (Reliability: 3).
      HAWKINS, Martha & Robert Harvey 9 Dec 1779; b- Adam Smyth

    4. [S100] Botetourt County Marriages, 1770-1853 Volume 1, John Vogt & T. William Kethley, Jr., (Iberian Publishing Co., Athens, Georgia), G975.583 V886b., 144 (Reliability: 3).
      HARVEY, Robert & Martha Hawkins 9 Dec 1779; b- Adam Smyth.

    5. [S50] RootsWeb, http://worldconnect.genealogy.rootsweb.com.
      rootsweb source

    6. [S53] Harvey Family Records, May 4th 1927, Mrs. Elizabeth A. Helmick.

  

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