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Joseph ALEXANDER

Male Abt 1756 - Aft 1780  (~ 24 years)


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  • Name Joseph ALEXANDER 
    Born Abt 1756  Tyrrell County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1 Nov 1780  Tyrrell County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Will 1 Nov 1880  Tyrrell County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    • (1) Will of Joseph ALEXANDER <http://www.ncgenweb.us/tyrrell/ALXN2780.HTM>:

      In the name of God amen: The twenty first day of November 1780. I Joseph Alexander of the County of Tyrell Planter being draughted and is agoing to march against the enemy but being of perfect mind and memory thanks be given unto God therefore calling unto mind the mortality of my body and knowing that it is 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 & recommend 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 whose hands I fall into 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.

      Imprimis - I give & bequeath to my beloved brothers John Alexander Abner Alexander & Jesse Alexander one sartain peice of land lying and being in Little Allegator and near the had of the Creek known by the name of Black Walnut land containing 228 acres as the Sundary lines round the same will make appar the said land to be equally or near as possable devided amongst the before mentioned when the youngest comes of age -

      Iteam - I give & bequeath unto my dear beloved mother Zilpha Alexander all my cattle and hogs and one good hunting gun whom I appint Executrix with my beloved brother John Alexander whom I appint Executor of this my last Will and Testament -

      Iteam - I give and bequeath to my beloved sisters all of my Estate not before mentioned to be equally devided or as near as possible to and amongst my before mentioned sisters to be devided at my deceace -

      And I do hereby utterly disenul all and every other former Testements Wills Legacies and bequests and Executors by me in any ways before named 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 year above written -

      Joseph Alexander (Sealed)

      Signed Sealed & Delivered In presents of us the witnesses

      Test
      Anna (his -x- mark) Devonport
      Jemimi (his -x- mark) Combes
      Robart (his -x- mark) Combes
    Person ID I37615  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 3 Oct 2019 

    Father Isaac ALEXANDER,   b. Abt 1736, Tyrrell County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 25 Mar 1780, Tyrrell County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Zilpha Ann NORMAN 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1753  Tyrrell County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F16255  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Last Modified 3 Oct 2019 17:10:02 
    Family ID F16260  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart