Name: Robert PAINE
Given Name: Robert
Birth: 1745 in Spotsylvania Co., VA
Death: 1805 in Burke Co., Alexandria, NC
He served 3 enlistments in the Revolutionary War. "He was in the trenches under command of Lafayette when Cornwallis surrendered." (Smith Ferguson Paine's Memoirs)
Change Date: 19 Jul 1998 at 18:10:04
On 16 April 1783 Robert and Rachel Lord Paine sold their property in Spotsylvania County, VA. (Robert's interest in his father's estate) Robert and his family lived in Culpepper County, VA from 1783 to 1789.
About March 1789 Robert & family moved to NC, settling first in Lincoln Co., and then on the Little River in Burke (now Alexander) Co.
Robert was listed on the 1790 Lincoln County, NC census and on the 1800 Burke County, NC census.
Alexander Co., NC Family Heritage Book (603) on page 425 lists a history of Robert PAINE (Sr.) and Rachel LORD: "Robert Paine was born before 1755 in Spotsylvania Co., VA, son of John Pain/Paine and his wife, Frances Coleman. His wife was Rachel Lord who was also from Virginia. They were married about 1770. On April 16, 1783 Robert and Rachel Lord Paine sold their property in Spotsylvania County. Robert Paine and his family lived in Culpeper County, VA from 1783 to 1789 when they moved to North Carolina. In NC they first settled in Lincoln County and then on to Burke County where Robert Paine took up land on the Catawba River between upper and middle little River in what is now Alexander County, NC Robert Paine died in Burke Co., NC in 1805, but it is not known when Rachel Lord Paine died. Robert and Rachel Lord Paine had 10 children....."
Rachel LORD b: ABT 1750 in , VA
in Spotsylvania Co., VA
- John PAINE b: 11 Feb 1789 in Fairfax, Culpepper Co., VA