Is this the same Robert?
1. Abstracts of the minutes of the Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions, Rowan Co., NC 1753-1762, p. 110, 975.671 9289 v1.
4:9 Robt HOLMES from the mouth of lower Little River to Robt DOBSON, 2:79-81 on Back Creek adjoining John HOLMES 16 SEP 1754; 2:399-402; 4:223-4 Granville to John HOLMES 712A on Sills Cr May 6, 1758, 4:345-7 adjoining; 4:538-9; 1:69-71;.
2. 1768 Tax List of Rowan County, North Carolina (actual title unknown).
1 - 1768 tax list area became Guilford: Archibd McAnary, Jno Robison, David Warrick (3);
2 - Capt. Thos Donnell, 2 Jno Holms! 1768;
3 - p. 9 South of Salisbury (1768) John HOLMS... James his son (2), Robert Luckey, Robart HOLMS, Negro Will (3);
4 - 1778 (p. 144) Richd HOLMES 5.5.0.
I have this Robert HOLMES married to Mary LUCKIE.
Also, my cousin wrote:
ROBERT HOLMES Born 2/18/1737, Died 9/28/1814
Robert Holmes was born in Lower Dublin Township of Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania and died in Oglethorpe County, Georgia. He was on the Committee of Safety of Rowan County, NC. 1-/17/1775; appointed Justice of the Peace of Rowan County in 1776; ranked as Colonel during the Revolutionary War for which service North Carolina granted him 6200 acres of land on the waters of the Forked Deer and Obion Rivers in its Western District, which area is now part of Gibson County, Tennessee. (Robert's son, William Holmes (my ggg grandfather) located on this property and began a settlement very early about 2 miles south of the present day Yorkville. I have been to the graves of William and his wife, Nancy Eaton Holmes in Yorkville, TN)
By 10/4/1798 Robert Holmes had moved to the Big Creek area in the southwestern part of Oglethorpe Couty, Georgia adjoining the Clarke Couty line, where he died. His will was dated 6/21/1810, proved 1/1/1816, and recorded 1/31/1816 in Book A-B, Page 121, Oglethorpe County, Georgia.