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Isaac ALEXANDER, Sr.

Male Abt 1709 - Aft 1777  (~ 68 years)


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  • Name Isaac ALEXANDER 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born Abt 1709 
    Gender Male 
    Will 28 Oct 1777  Tyrrell County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Probate Aft 28 Oct 1777  Tyrrell County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died Aft 28 Oct 1777  Tyrrell County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • (1) Will of Isaac ALEXANDER, Sr. <http://www.ncgenweb.us/tyrrell/ALXN1777.HTM>:

      In the name of God amen: I Isaac Alexander Senior of Tyrrel County and State of North Carolina Planter being sick and weak of body, but of perfect and sound mind and memory thanks be to the Almighty God, but calling to minde the un the unsertainty of death and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die desire to make and ordain this my last Will and Testament, in manner and form following, first and principally, I recommend my soul into the hands of God that gave it, nothing doubting but at the General Resurrection at the last day to receive the same again by the mighty power of God hoping through the death and passion of my blessed Savour Jesus Christ to have full pardon of all my sins and my body I recommend to the earth to be buried at the discretion of my executors hereafter mentioned and as touching such worley estate as it hath pleased God to bestow on me in this life I give and dispose and demise in manner and form following -

      Imprimis - My will and desire is that all my just debts and funeral expenses be all satisfyed and paid -

      Item - I give and bequeath unto my well beloved son Joseph Alexander three acres of land lying on the Eastermost end of my land joyning on the line to him and his heirs forever.

      Item - I give and bequeath unto my well beloved daughter Mary Norman one ewe to her and her heirs forever -

      Item - I give and bequeath unto the heirs of my dear & loving daughters body Ann Hooker deces'd one ewe lamb to be equally devided amongst them as an acknowledgment to them -

      Item - I give and bequeath unto my well beloved son Anthony Alexander one half * * * (torn out) of powder.

      Item - I give and bequeath unto my well beloved daughter Sarah Alexander one * * * (torn out) calf one sow and pigs and what house holde goods as my executors here * * * (torn out) named shall think proper to bestow on her -

      Item - I give and bequeath unto my well beloved son John Alexander aparte of my * * * (torn out) plantation begining at a white oake on John Batemans line thence * * * (torn out) Easte to a gum in the Branch near the house thence South to the river * * * (torn out) is to say the Westermost part of my plantation and land all the benefits prevelidges thereunto belonging to him and his heirs forever -

      Item - My will and desire is that my back land shall be devided between my two sons John Alexander and Joshua Alexander as follows they shall begin at a pine a corner tree known by the name of the Bee tree pine from thence to the to the back line running by the side of the bridge where Oliver killed a wolf leaving the bridge to the eastermost side of the line my son son John Alexander shall have the Westermost part of the said land and my son Joshua Alexander shall have the Eastermost part of the said land containing one hundred acres land to each of them and to their heirs forever -

      Item - My will and desire is that neither of my two sons John and Joshua them nor their heirs at any time forever hereafter shall sell lett mortgage any part or parsell of the within mentioned lands to any person or persons whatsoever only from one brother to the other I likewise desire that my said lands to Eastward of my said sons shall be and remain in the name and family of their heirs forever and if either of my two sons should at any time hereafter see fit to move or to sell his land that my desire is that he shall have no power to sell or exchange his land neither to make any right or title of such land to any person but his * * * (torn out).

      Item - I give and bequeath unto my well beloved John Alexander and Joshua Alexander all other part and parsell of my whole estate not before given all my stock and stocks of what kind soever all my house hold goods moveables utentials and every thing thereunto belonging to me booth reall personal to be equally divided between them two John and Joshua and heirs forever.

      Lastly I nomenate constitute and appoint my two sons John Alexander and Joshua Alexander my whole and sole executors of this my * * * (torn out) Testament revoking all other wills by me heretofore made * * * (torn out) and confirming thiss only to be my Last Will and Testament * * * (torn out) money whereof I have hereunto set my hand and fixed my seal this twenty eight day of October in the year of our Lord 1777.

      Isaac (his -x- mark) Alexander (Seal)

      Signed Sealed Published and and Pronounced by the said Isaac Alexander as his last Will and Testament in the presence of us.

      J. Frasier
      John (his -x- mark) Bateman
      Jesse (his -x- mark) Bateman
    Person ID I37460  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 27 Jul 2021 

    Father Anthony ALEXANDER,   b. Abt 1661, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 29 Jul 1741, Tyrrell County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Mother Ann (ALEXANDER) 
    Family ID F16198  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. Joshua ALEXANDER,   b. Abt 1748, Tyrrell County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 19 Sep 1796, Tyrrell County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years)
     2. John ALEXANDER
     3. Zelphia ALEXANDER
     4. Mary ALEXANDER
     5. Joseph ALEXANDER, Sr.,   d. Aft 27 Mar 1796, Tyrrell County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Ann ALEXANDER
     7. Anthony ALEXANDER
     8. Sarah ALEXANDER
    Last Modified 27 Jul 2021 
    Family ID F16195  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart