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View Tree for Robert PartainRobert Partain (b. 15 Apr 1588, d. Abt. 1670)

Robert Partain was born 15 Apr 1588 in Bristol England, and died Abt. 1670 in Jamestown, Virginia. He married Margaret Hayle, daughter of Simmon Hayle.

 Includes NotesNotes for Robert Partain:
I am not sure of his birthday, so I assigned him one for the Calender, same with Margrett. I do know that he and Margrett were born in the year 1588 in Bristol, England.

The first recorded Partine,(Partain,Parton, Partin) to land in America. He sailed to America on "The Blessing" in June 1609 to James City, VA. He had 2 indentured servants, Thomas Hayle, 20 who sailed over on the "George" in 1623, and Ellen Cook, 25, who sailed over on the "London Merchant" in 1620. Robert Partine had a Patents Granted for 150 acres at Charles City, VA in 1626, but due to hardships of those early years, some how lost it by 1630. On Nov 23, 1637, he leased 40 acres near Eliz City County VA, near the Great house of Widow Thompson land, bound East by the same, by the South on the Fort Field, West on land of Robert Brasheare, fee rent yearly 1 barrel of sound sweet Indian corn, provided during term he shall sufficiently people and plant said land. Patents Book 1, pg. 503 Land Office Patents and Grants: Partin Card 2 of 45. Library of Virginia, Richmond, VA

Cavaliers and Pioneers, by Nell Marion Nugent, Vol. I, Abstracts of
Virginia Land Patents and Grants, 1623-1666.

p. 171: John Seward received 1,200 acres in Isle of Wight Co., Apr. 15,
1648, on a branch of Roynoak River called the black water, for
transportation of 24 persons, including Robert Partin, Margret his wife,
Robert Partin, Jr., Avis, Rebecca, Debora, his daughters.

p. 62: Capt. Francis Hooke rec'd 100 acres in E!izabeth City Co., 9 Aug.
1657. Said land being in the tenure & occupation of Robert Partin &
Gresham Covell.

p. 76: Robert Partin received a 21 year lease for 40 acres in EIiz. City
Co., 24 Nov. 1637. "Between the great howse & the Widdowe Tompson land,
bounded E. by the same, S. on the fort feild, W. on land of Robert
Brasheare & N. to the Church." Fee Rent yearely: 1 bbl. sound & sweete
Indian Corne, provided during sd. term he shall sufficiently people &
plant sd. land.

p.112: John Howell received 150 acres in Henrico Co., 10 June 1639, "N.
upon Robert Partin."

p.165: Walter Aston received 1,040 acres in Charles City Co., Aug.12,
1646, 250 acres on the great river, E. on Causeys plantation, S. upon
Capt. Epps' land in the island & N. on land of Robert Partin.

p.167 Daniell Lluellin received 956 acres, 100 acres of which was
purchased of Robert Partin, the elder, granted said Partin Feb, 20,
1619, & conveyed by Robert Partin the elder &Robert Partin the younger,
his son, unto said Lluellin by deed dated 13 Apr. 1642. (Note: land in
Henrico Co.)

p.317: Capt. Daniel Lluellin, 656 acres in Chas. City Co., 63 of which
was lately purchased of Robert Partin, & Robert Partin, Jr. (grant
dated 10 Mar. 1655).

p.492: Dennis Eyes & Dennis Connaway received 270 acres in
Northumberland Co.,11 Mar. 1662, on N. side of Great Wicomico Riv., for
transportation of 6 persons, one of whom was Samuel Partin.

p.500: Thomas Brereton received 1500 acres in New Kent Co., 26 Nov.
1662, for transportation of 30 persons, one of whom was Samuel Partin.

p.471: Wm. Browne, Daniell White & Wm. Boltrop received 744 acs. in
Westmoreland Co. for transportation of 15 persons, one of whom was Mary

p.486: Daniell Wild & Francis Kirkman rec'd 2000 acres in Westmoreland
Co., 27 Oct. 1663, for transportation of 40 persons, one of whom was
Mary Partin.

p.496: Major David Cant rec'd 912 acres, 1 Oct. 1663, on S. side of
Peanketanke Riv. for transportation of persons, one of whom was Mary

p.515-516: Wm. Sale received 130 acres in James City Co., 30 Aug.1664,
for transportation of 3 persons, one of whom was Mary Partin

p. xxix: "Ancient Planters" - Robert Partin, aged 36 in 1624, came in
the Blessing (ship) in June 1609; wife Margaret mentioned in The Journal
of the Council and General Court, p. 150.

The last known entry for Robert and Margaret was in 1666 in Charles City, VA where David Lluellin had purchased 63 acs. of Shirley Hundred by Robert Partin , Sr now 70 years old and Robert Partin, Jr, now 44 years old.

"New World Immigrants #1 " by Tepper page 88 where Robert Partin bought a maid servant name Dorothy Scott for 12 pounds of tobacco on April 26, 1637. She came on the ship "Trisamt Jane" which left England in the late 1636.

More About Robert Partain:
Census: 1624, Charles City, VA.
Residence: 1619, Henrico Co., VA.

Children of Robert Partain and Margaret Hayle are:
  1. Avis Partain, b. 1618, Jamestown City, VA, d. date unknown.
  2. Deborah Partain, b. 1620, Jamestown City, VA, d. date unknown.
  3. Rebecca Partain, b. 1621, Jamestown City, VA, d. date unknown.
  4. +Robert Partain II, b. Sep 1623, Isle of Wight Co., VA, d. date unknown, Charles City, VA.
  5. Ralph Partain, b. 1624, Jamestown City, VA, d. date unknown.
  6. +Mary Partain, b. 1625, Isle of Wight Co., VA, d. 1660, Northumberland CO.,VA.
  7. Edward Partain, b. 1627, Charles City, VA, d. date unknown.
  8. Samuel Partain, b. 1628, Charles City, VA, d. date unknown.
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