In Peter Wilson Coldham's book, The Complete Book of Emigrants, 1607-1660, page 470, there is a "british yeoman" [a farmer] named Robert Worbenton, who bound himself to David Warren, a mariner, on September 2, 1660, to serve four years in Virginia.
This same Robert was found on August 22, 1666 recorded as Robt Warbeton on a "List of Tithables in Northampton Co., VA, with a count of three tithes. [Ref: Virginia Historical Magazine, Vol. 10, page 196.]
In Lloyd DeWitt Brockstruck's book, "Virginia Colonial Soldiers," page 222, there is listed a Joseph Worthinton, serving in the "Company of Foot of Philip Alexander" in Surry Co.,VA [approx. date: 1701-02?]
Margaret M. Hofmann's book, "Province of North Carolina, 1663-1729," page 285, records the following tract of land: "#3050, pg. 211, Robert Walberton. 1 March 1719/20. 420 acres in Chowan precinct, joining Smythwick, Joan Frost, ye Herring Creek, Edward Smythwick, Edward Berry, and ye Main Pocoson. Witnesses: Cha. Eden, Thos. Pollock, Fre. Jones, Rich. Sanderson, John Hecklefield."
Southside Virginian, Vol. I, No. 1 (Oct. 1982), "Amelia County Tithable List for 1737" by J. C. Kolbe, pages 15-16, has listed: "Joseph Wobington, Toney, negro--two tithes."
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