The following evidence shows that the widow of David Robertson (d. 1771, Tryon Co. NC), Frances, re-married to James Terrell.

  1. Will of David Robertson,Sr. filed with Tryon Co. NC in 1771, showing his wife's name as well as those of his children. From Tom Robertson's Robertson Genealogy Exchange webpage.

  2. Robertson to Saffold - 1779. Sale by Mathew Robertson of 2/3 of the land of his deceased father David Robertson, with reference to the dower 1/3 being in the hands of James Terrell. Transcribed by Lorene Rambo and submitted to the USGenWeb archives for Union Co. SC

  3. From John Robertson to ROBERTSON-L 18 Jul 1998

    "Spartanburg County/District South Carolina Deed Abstracts, Books A-T, 1785-1827" by Albert Bruce Pruitt, 1988. Published by Southern Historical Press, c/o The Rev. Silas Emmett Lucas, Jr., P.O. Box 738, Easley SC 29641-0738, p.333

    Book K, p.471-473.
    Jan. 26, 1792 James Terrell and wife Frances (Spartanburgh) to John Lock (or Loek) (Union Dist): for 100 [pounds] sold 496 ac on S fork of Gilkee's Cr; grant (not dated) South Carolina governor to James Terrell. Witness Powers Lamken, Hezekiah Terrell, and John Border. Signed James Terrell and Frances' mark. Wit. oath Feb. 23, 1807 John Border to Henry Turner. Rec Feb. 25, 1807.

  4. From Tom Robertson to ROBERTSON-L 17 Jul 1998

    Yesterday I found a mention of David Robertson's son, Israel, in Brent H. Holcomb's *Spartanburgh County, South Carolina Minutes of the County Court, 1785- 1799* (Greenville, S.C.: Southern Historical Press, 1994).

    p. 164
    March 21, 1791 Ordered, that a Citation issue to Capt. James Terrill in order for him to administer the Estate of Israel Robertson, Deceased.

    pp. 272-273
    Capt. James Terrill having Yesterday Obtained a Citation for Administration on the estate of Israel Robertson Deceased & returned the Publication accordingly Ordered that he have Letters of Administration upon his Giving Approved surities [sic], which he did in Open Court And took the Administration oath accordingly.