Robert Searcy I

1743–about 1796 (Age 53)
Virginia, British Colonial America

The Life of Robert

When Robert Searcy I was born in 1743, in Virginia, British Colonial America, his father, Richard Searcy, was 23 and his mother, Elizabeth Mary Searcy, was 14. He married Mildred Ballard about 1763, in Albemarle, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He died about 1796, in Burke, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 53.

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Robert Searcy I
Mildred Ballard
Marriage: about 1763
John D Searcy
Susan Searcy
Richard Searcy
Rueben Searcy
William Searcy
David Searcy
Elizabeth Searcy
Robert Searcy II

Spouse and Children

about 1763
Albemarle, Virginia, United States


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Richard Searcy


    Elizabeth Mary Searcy




World Events (4)


Age 32

"Patrick Henry made his ""Give me Liberty or Give me Death"" speech in Richmond Virginia."

Age 33

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 43

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained. It may be a variant of Sears or Sayers .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Family Genealogy Forum
  • Research of Waunita Powell

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