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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Family Time Line

Robert Searcy I
1743–1796
Mildred Ballard
1750–1834
Marriage: about 1763
John D Searcy
1764–1841
Susan Searcy
1765–1827
Richard Searcy
1766–
Rueben Searcy
1768–1849
William Searcy
1770–1836
David Searcy
1778–1838
Elizabeth Searcy
1779–1854
Robert Searcy II
1782–1857

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1763
Albemarle, Virginia, United States
children

(8)

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Richard Searcy

    Male1720–1824Male

    Elizabeth Mary Searcy

    Female1729–1825Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (4)

1775

Age 32

"Patrick Henry made his ""Give me Liberty or Give me Death"" speech in Richmond Virginia."
1776

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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Sources (2)

  • Genforum.genealogy.com/Searcy Family Genealogy Forum
  • Research of Waunita Powell

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