Pipkin Family Association
Isaac Pipkin Sr. Will, 1800 - Probate 1814
North Carolina Archives - Gates County Wills
In the name of God Amen I, Isaac Pipkin Sen. of the County of Gates and State of North Carolina being at this present time in good health since and memory, do make this to be and contain my last Will and Testament in Manner and form following, hereby revoking all other Wills heretofore by me made....
Imprimis. I leave unto my beloved wife Charity Pipkin all my Estate both real and personal that I am possessed with consisting of lands, Negroes, stock of different kinds and household and kitchen furniture with any other article or articles that I may now be possessed with during her natural life or widowhood.
Item. I give bequeath and devise unto my son Isaac Pipkin, after the death or marriage of his mother, all my lands that I am now possessed with except one tract which I purchased of William King lying in the county and state aforesaid. I say I give the said lands to my said son Isaac Pipkin to him and his heirs and assigns forever.
Item. I give bequeath and devise the tract of land as above excepted
which I purchased of William King with all my Negroes, stock of different
kinds, household and kitchen furniture with every article or articles that
I am now possessed with after the death or marriage of my beloved wife,
Charity Pipkin, the mother to my seven children (to Wit) John Pipkin,
Isaac Pipkin, Elizabeth Lee wife of Henry Lee, Margaret Barnes wife of
Benjamin Barnes, Charity Barnes wife of Richard Barnes, Mary Ann Freeman
wife of Joshua Freeman and Sarah Freeman wife of Jacob Freeman, to be
equally divided among them share and share alike to them and their heirs
and assigns forever. It is not withstanding my true intent and meaning
that the property that I have before put into possession of my children or
to either of them is to be considered as already given to them and which
is not to be considered as any part of my estate whatsoever and Lastly
nominate constitute and appoint my sons John Pipkin & Isaac Pipkin my
whole and sole Executors to this my last Will and Testament. In Testimony whereof I the said Isaac Pipkin Sen. hath hereunto set my hand & seal this 29th day of September 1800
State of North Carolina - Gates County