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Isaac ALEXANDER

Male Abt 1736 - Aft 1780  (~ 44 years)


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  • Name Isaac ALEXANDER 
    Born Abt 1736  Tyrrell County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Will 25 Mar 1780  Tyrrell County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died Aft 25 Mar 1780  Tyrrell County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • (1) Will of Isaac ALEXANDER <http://www.ncgenweb.us/tyrrell/ALXN3780.HTM>:

      In the name of God amen: The twentey fifth day of March 1780 I Isaac Alexander of the County of Tyrrel Planter being very sick & weak in body but of perfect mind and memory thanks be given unto God therefore caling unto mind the mortality of my body and knowing that it appointed for all men once to die do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament that is to say principally and first of all I give and recomend my soul into the hands of God that gave it and my body I recommend to the Earth to be buried in decent Christian burial at the discretion of my Executors nothing doubting but at the General Resurrection I shall receive the same again by the mighty power of God and as touching such worldly Estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me in this life, I give demise and dispose of the same in the following manner and form -

      Imprimus - I give and bequeath to Zilpha Alexander my dearly beloved wife the one third part of all my movable Estate wherever to be found during her natural life with the use of my plantation whereon I now dwell during her widowhood and then to be and remain as after specified -

      Item - I give and bequeath to my well beloved son John Alexander the now called Sound Side Plantation for two hundred acres of land as the Sundry Lines round the same will make apear with one good hunting gun -

      Item - I give to my well beloved son Joseph Alexander the Black Walnut land being two hundred and twenty acres lying and being on the south side and near the head of Aligator Creek with one good hunting gun and one feather bead.

      Item - I give to my well beloved son Abner Alexander one sertain pece of land lying on the south side of the new rode comonly called the wood yard as the Sundry lines round the same will make a pear with one good hunting gun and one feather bead -

      Item - I give to my well bloved son Jesse Alexander the plantation and land appertaining to the same whereon I now dwell as the sundry lines round the same will make apear with one good hunting gun and one feather bead and furniture and half a good still my now property with one good cow and calf -

      Item - I give to my beloved daughter Mary Alexander one good feather bead and one chest -

      Item - I give to beloved daughter Elisabeth Devenport one good feather bead now in her own prossion -

      Item - I give to my beloved daughter Ann Alexander one good feather bed and furniture and one cow and calf -

      Item - I give to my beloved daughter Sarah Alexander one feather bed and furniture and one cow and calf -

      Item - I give to my beloved daughter Jamima Alexander one feather bed and furniture and one cow and calf -

      Item - I give to my beloved daughter Zilpha Alexander one feather bed and furniture and one cow and calf -

      Item - I give to my beloved daughter Millae Alexander one feather bed and furniture and one cow and calf -

      Item - I give to my beloved daughter Clarca Alexander one feather bed and furniture and one cow and calf - and as touching my negroes I dispose of them as follows: one negro girl called Judah to be and remain in the prosision and custody of my beloved wife Zilpha Alexander during her natural life wome I constitute and appoint Executrix with my well beloved son John Alexander wome I constitute and appoint Executor of this my last Will and Testament and as to my other negroes that is now to say - Rose one negro woman Joan and Hestur negroes to remain in the care and custody of my Executor till the year of 1790 and then to be equally or as near as posable devided or proportioned with increase to and among my before mentioned children and the remaining part of my Estate not before left in Legacies or mentioned to be equally devided at my decease excepting my well beloved son Jesse Alexander wome is to have no parte of the said negroes or increase to him I give the still in lieu -

      And I do hereby utterly disallow revoke and disanull all and every other former Testament Wills Legacies and bequests and Executors by me in any ways before named and willed and bequeathed ratifying and confirming this and no other to be my last Will and Testament in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the day and date above written -

      Isaac Alexander (Seal)

      Pronounced Signed Sealed and delivered in presents of us.

      Test Jos. Alexander
      Mathew (his -x- mark) Brickhouse
      Levin Rhoads
    Person ID I37514  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 5 Aug 2021 

    Father Joseph ALEXANDER, Sr.,   b. 20 Sep 1684, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 20 Aug 1746, Tyrrell County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 61 years) 
    Mother Ann HARDING 
    Family ID F16199  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father Benjamin ALEXANDER,   b. 9 Dec 1700,   d. Abt 1767, Tyrrell County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Mary ROUSH 
    Family ID F16208  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Zilpha Ann NORMAN 
    Married Abt 1753  Tyrrell County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Joseph ALEXANDER,   b. Abt 1756, Tyrrell County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1 Nov 1780, Tyrrell County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 24 years)
     2. John ALEXANDER,   b. 23 Jan 1757, Tyrrell County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1799  (Age 42 years)
     3. Elizabeth ALEXANDER,   b. Abt 1758, Tyrrell County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1785, Tyrrell County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 27 years)
     4. Abner ALEXANDER,   b. 26 Aug 1760, Tyrrell County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1818, Tyrrell County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     5. Ezekiel ALEXANDER,   b. Abt 1760, Tyrrell County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Mary ALEXANDER,   b. Abt 1762, Tyrrell County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1795, Tyrrell County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 33 years)
     7. Ann Clarca ALEXANDER,   b. Abt 1764, Tyrrell County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Tyrrell County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Sara ALEXANDER,   b. Abt 1766, Tyrrell County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1794  (Age ~ 28 years)
     9. Jemima ALEXANDER,   b. Abt 1768, Tyrrell County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1794  (Age ~ 26 years)
     10. Zilpha ALEXANDER,   b. Abt 1770, Tyrrell County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1832, Tyrrell County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years)
     11. Millie ALEXANDER,   b. 15 Sep 1772, Tyrrell County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1794  (Age 21 years)
     12. Jesse ALEXANDER,   b. 28 Jun 1774, Tyrrell County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1817, Tyrrell County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
    Last Modified 5 Aug 2021 
    Family ID F16200  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart