Figure of the Week

Robert Beaty

Born Unknown - Died 1826

In 1811 Robert Beaty (died 1826) was a second lieutenant of cavalry in the 45th regiment of Virginia militia (Stafford County).  Prior to 1806 he was a member of Hartwood Baptist Church, but that year was dismissed to join Rock Hill Baptist Church.  He was a resident of Prince William County in 1810 when he purchased 130 acres on Aquia Run, now part of the Marine Crops reservation.