Posted By:Bobby Christall
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Subject:Re: Fletcher; Robertson; Nicholson; Lester; Pollard
Post Date:October 22, 2012 at 07:30:07
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Forum:Nottoway County, VA Genealogy Forum
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Dolly Robertson, daughter of Tralucia & Henry Robertson, wasn't born until 1768. She married THOMAS POLLARD in 1788, and was, in 1790 mentioned in the will of her mother, Tralucia Steger Robertson of Nottoway County, VA as "Dolly Pollard". Polly married in 1797 to Frederick Lester. Polly's sister, Sarah Robertson, was the wife of Nathan Fletcher of Amelia Virginia (previously Brunswick). Nathan Fletcher witnessed the will of his mother in law, Tralucia Robertson, and in 1791 he had a law suit against the older children for not sharing with the younger children the household furnishing promised to them in Henry Robetson's original will(and as provided for in Tralucia's will)

Henry Robertson b 1708, poss. Prince Edward, Va; d 24 Apr 1782, amelia
Co, Va; mar/1: Susannah/Anna; mar /2: 1 apr 1762, amelia Co, Va to Tralucia
Stegar B ca 1733, Eng (d/o) Hans Heinrich Stegar and Tralucia Ginne); d prob
12 Aug 1790 poss. amelia Co, Va
Children of Henry and Susannah
1. Rev Warning Peter Robertson b Va mar Lucy Mackie
2. Susannah Robertson mar Mr. Shelton
3. Ann Robertson b 8 May 1734
4. Cloe Robertson b ca 1744
5. Capt. Christopher Robertson b 1746
6. Kaniel [sic] Robertson b 1746
Children of Henry and Tralucia:
7. Amy Maria Robertson b 1 Jan 1764, Va
8. David Robertson b 2 Jul 1766, Va
9. Dorothy "Dollie" Robertson b 25 Apr 1768, Va; d 7 Jun 1876, Franklin Co,
Mo; mar. 1 Nov 1783, Amelia Co, Va to Thomas Pollard
10. Daniel Robertson b 8 Jul 1770; d 17 Mar 1803
11. Edward Robertson
12. William Robertson
13. Henry Robertson b 21 Feb 1776
14 John Robertson b 31 Aug 1778

1790: Will of Tralucia Robertson, Dated: 12 Aug 1790 Probated: ?
In the name of God amen, I Tralucia Robertson being sick and weak but of perfect mind and memory do make and ordain this my last will and Testament in manner and form following:
To wit I give and Bequeath to my son John Robertson and his Heirs my part of a Tract or parcel of Land left by my Father Hans Henrick Stegar to be equally Divided between my Brother William Stegar and myself which is still undivided it is my desire that my Executors shall have it divided as quick as in their power and the part falling to me either sell Barter or as they Think may be the Greatest advantage to my son John Robertson when he arrives to the age of Twenty one years.
Item I give to my Daughter DOLLY POLLARD the whole of my wearing apparel Likewise I give to her Daughter my Shoe Buckles, It is my desire the rest and residue of my Estate be equally Divided among everyone of my children.
Lastly, I appoint my two sons David and Daniel Robertson Executors to this my last will and Testament as witness my hand this Twelvth day of August one thousand seven hundred and ninety.
_________________________________________Tralucia Robertson
Signed and acknowledged
In presents of
Nathan Fletcher, Jun.
James Fletcher
Larkin Anderson
M Robertson
Recorded in Nottoway Co, VA Will Book 1, page 027.