Isaiah Straughan1768 - 1868 (100 years)
Name Isaiah Straughan Born 1768 Gender Male Died 1868 Person ID I1042 avefamily Last Modified 8 Dec 2009
Father Richard Straughan, III, b. ca 1732, Caroline Co., VA , d. Abt 1805, Chatham Co., NC (Age ~ 73 years) Mother Lucy Poe, d. bef. 1793, Chatham Co., NC Family ID F462 Group Sheet | Family Chart
Family Polly Unknown Married UNKNOWN Unknown Children + 1. Elisha H. Straughan, b. 12 Jul 1809, Chatham Co. N.C. , d. 9 Feb 1877, Chatham Co. N.C. (Age 67 years) Family ID F257 Group Sheet | Family Chart
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- 22 February 1805
Will Book A, page 188
Will of Richard Straughan, SR. Deceased
In the name of God, Amen. I, Richard Staughan, Sr., of the county of Chatham and state of North Carolina, bound of sound and perfect memory, blessed be God, do this 22nd day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and five, make and publish this my last will and testament in manner following. In the first place, I recommend my soul to God, and my body to the earth to be decently interred by my surviving friends as they shall see cause. In the next place, that all my just debts should be punctually paid should any remain unpaid at my decease. In the third place, it is my desire at my death, that my beloved wife Agatha Straughan shall have a feather bed and furniture, and shall possess half of what I own as her real property, to enjoy during her lifetime, and to will it to whom she shall see cause at her death. The other half I bequeath to my children, Stephen Straughan, Betsey Williams, Molly George*, Richard Straughan, Hosey Straughan, Isaiah Straughan, Lucy Neale, Fielding Straughan. And I hereby make and ordain my beloved wife Agatha Straughan, my Executrix, and my son Stephen Straughan, my Executor, or this my last will and testament. In witness whereof, I the said Richard Straughan, have to this my last will and testament, set my hand and seal the day and year above written.
Richard (X) Straughan
* Lucy Poe, daughter of Simon Poe, SR married Richard Straughn. Mary Straughn, daughter of Lucy Poe, married a Mr. George.
- 22 February 1805