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Isabella Henderson

Female 1765 - 1828  (~ 63 years)


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  • Name Isabella Henderson 
    Born ca 1765  Mecklenburg Co, North Carolina, British America Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Court Minutes 20 Sep 1793  Augusta Co, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Isabella Henderson vs. Thomas Hinds--Caveat, Augusta, 20 Sep 1792, filed in District Court. Moses Coats of Pennsylvania, 1793. NOTE: A formal warning. A legal document called a caveat represents a caution noted on a legal file, litigation or title, warning other of a person's interest in the title or litigation, with the person entering the caveat called the caveator. 
    • Lyman Chalkley. Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia: Extracted from the original court records of Augusta County 1745-1800 Vol 2 (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1966), 15.
    Census 1810  Rutherford Co, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1810 Census for Rutherford County, Tennessee, Jefferson Township, Sheet 46
    1810 Census for Rutherford County, Tennessee, Jefferson Township, Sheet 46
    --Joseph Thompson--Free white males 45+: 1, Free white females 14-25: 1, Free white females 26-44: 1, No. Household member over 25: 2, Total household members: 3.
    Census 1820  Rutherford Co, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1820 Census for Rutherford County, Tennessee, Rutherford Township, Sheet 172
    1820 Census for Rutherford County, Tennessee, Rutherford Township, Sheet 172
    --Joseph Thompson--Free white males 16-25: 1, free white males 45+: 1, free white females 16-25: 2, free white females 45+: 1, Male slaves 14-25: 1, Male slaves 14-25: 1, female slaves under 14: 3, female slaves 14-25: 4, No. persons engaged in agriculture: 6, free white persons over 25: 2, Total free white persons: 5, Total slaves: 8, Total all persons: 13.
    Inheritance Jan 1827  Rutherford Co, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Will of Joseph Thompson
    Will of Joseph Thompson
    [p 310] Joseph Thompsons Will. In the name of God Amen. I Joseph Thompson of the county of Rutherford and state of Tennessee being of sound mind and memory, calling to mind the mortality of my body and knowing it was appointed for all men once to die do make this my last will and testament. First of all, I recommend my soul into the hands of God who gave it and my body to be buried in a decent Christian like manner at the discretion of my friends.

    With regard to the property, it has pleased God to bless me with it is my will it shall be disposed of in the following manner after all my Just Debts are paid. I give and bequeath to my beloved wife Isabela the house wherein I now live with Eight acres of the improved land also a lot joining the house with as much of the household furniture as she may think she will need during her natural life also one negro girl named Mill with one brown filly known by the name of Elizabeth’s filly out of my stock of cattle two of her own choice, the above named property she is to hold during her natural life, at her death it is to be sold and disposed of in the manner hereafter mentioned.

    Item 2nd I give and bequeath to my son John the plantation whereon I now live supposed to contain one hundred and sixty acres with two hundred dollars in money to be paid when made out of my property.

    Item 3rd To my four grandchildren, viz. William McCombs, Rosanah McCombs, Jane Thompson and Mary Thompson to the above-named children I give and bequeath one hundred dollars to each. I also give and bequeath to Elizabeth Kelly’s son Samuel one hundred dollars. The balance of my property not mentioned in this will consisting of Negroes, horses, cattle, household and kitchen furniture, to be sold on a credit of twelve months, except my manual tools I give to my son John. The money [p 311] arising from the sale of my property I wish to be equally divided between my two daughters Ann Thompson and Isabela McCracken, except Elizabeth Kelly should recover from her present sickness. If so I wish her to have an equal share with the two last mentioned.

    My farming tools I give to my wife Isabela. At her death all the property willed to her I wish to be sold and the money equally divided among my two daughters above named except one hundred dollars I will and bequeath to Jane Allen and I do hereby appoint Joseph McCracken and Robert Thompson. Executors to this my last will testament in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 9th December 1826. Joseph Thompson X his mark (Seal)

    The above was acknowledged by the testator and signed in presence of Jonathan Rucker and James S. Armstrong.

    State of Tennessee)
    Rutherford County)
    County Court - January Term 1827 - The execution of the foregoing will of Joseph Thompson dec'd was duly proven by the oath of James S. Armstrong and Jonathan Rucker, subscribing witnesses thereto, and ordered to be recorded & C. John R. Laughlin, Clerk.
    Died ca 1828  Rutherford Co, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I19666  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 12 Feb 2020 

    Father Jones Henderson 
    Family ID F14195  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joseph T. Thompson,   b. ca 1751, Mecklenburg Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1826, Rutherford Co, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Married 23 May 1793  Augusta Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Entry from Marriage Bonds of Augusta County, 14 May 1793. Joseph Thompson and Philip Dyer, surety. Joseph Thompson and Isabella Henderson, daughter of Jones Henderson. Isabella was born in 1766. Marriage memorandum gives the date of marriage as 23 May 1793. Lyman Chalkley. Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia: Extracted from the original court records of Augusta County 1745-1800 Vol 2 (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1966), 314, 359.
    Children 
    +1. Jane Thompson,   b. ca 1780, Mecklenburg Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Ann Thompson,   b. ca 1784, Mecklenburg Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1871, Rutherford Co, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 87 years)
     3. John Thompson,   b. ca 1785, Mecklenburg Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. ca 1835, Rutherford Co, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 50 years)
     4. Margaret Thompson,   b. ca 1786, Mecklenburg Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. ca 1820, Rutherford Co, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 34 years)
    +5. Isabelle Thompson,   b. ca 1790, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. ca 1836, Rutherford Co, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 46 years)
     6. Gideon Thompson,   b. ca 1792, Mecklenburg Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. ca 1823, Rutherford Co, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 31 years)
    +7. Elizabeth Thompson,   b. ca 1807, Mecklenburg Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 30 Apr 2020 
    Family ID F392  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - ca 1765 - Mecklenburg Co, North Carolina, British America Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCourt Minutes - Isabella Henderson vs. Thomas Hinds--Caveat, Augusta, 20 Sep 1792, filed in District Court. Moses Coats of Pennsylvania, 1793. NOTE: A formal warning. A legal document called a caveat represents a caution noted on a legal file, litigation or title, warning other of a person's interest in the title or litigation, with the person entering the caveat called the caveator. - 20 Sep 1793 - Augusta Co, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
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