Rob's Genealogy

Featuring the Cobb-Reyes-Bauer-Woodson families and their relations.

Person Page 120

Rachel P. Robertson1,2,3,4,5,6,7

born 1792, died 1847

Family 1: Richard Woodson (born 21 September 1787, died 3 July 1822)

Family 2: John Bell, Col., (born UNKNOWN)

Facts and Notes

  • Anecdote: Rachel P. Robertson, a lady of Scotch and English ancestry, a descendent of John Rolfe, and was considered a very beautiful woman, distinguished for her religious zeal2,5
  • Birth: 17927
  • Marriage: 16 April 1812; Richard Woodson1
  • Marriage: 2 May 1812; Richard Woodson; Campbell County, Virginia, USAB3,4,8
  • Marriage: 16 May 1812; Richard Woodson5,2
  • Marriage: After 1822; John Bell, Col.,2
  • Possessions: 2 April 1829; Chariton County, Missouri, USAB; West half of the NE quarter of Section 17 in Township 52 (north of the Missouri River), Range 18W6
  • Death: 1847; Age: 557
  • Note: His widow, some years afterward, was married to Col. John Bell, judge of the supreme court of Missouri. By this second marriage she had two children: Mary Bell, who died young; and John P. Bell, who married Miss Piney Wilson of Saline county, Missouri. No issue. (Woodson, Harry Morton, Historical Genealogy of the Woodson and Their Connections)


  1. [S439] , McNaull, Margaret, Personal Family Tree, Margaret McNaull Genealogical Records, Copies sent to Marianna Cobb on 11 May 1993.
  2. [S454] , Woodson, Henry Morton, Historical Genealogy of the Woodsons and Their Connections, Page 94
  3. [S671], Virginia, Compiled Marriages, 1740-1850, Record for Richard Woodson
  4. [S452], Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940, Record for Richard Woodson
  5. [S555] , Walker, Rosa Kershaw, Americans of Gentle Birth, pg 362
  6. [S385], U.S. General Land Office Records, 1796-1907, Record for Rachel Woodson
  7. [S609], North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000, Book Title: Lineage Book : NSDAR : Volume 158 : 1920, Record for Rachel Phair Robertson
  8. [S672], U.S., Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol I–VI, 1607-1943, Record for Richard Woodson