Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Richard Isaac

Male 1721 - 1792  (71 years)


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  • Name Richard Isaac 
    Born 21 Jan 1720/21  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 25 Jun 1792  Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I017104  Tree1
    Last Modified 25 May 2020 

    Father Richard Isaac,   b. 1679, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1759, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Sarah Pottinger,   b. 20 Jul 1688, Marlboro, Queen Anne's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1743, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 1710  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F05117  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Jacob,   b. 30 Apr 1719, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1792, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 74 years) 
    Married Abt 1741  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Ruth Isaac,   b. 1744, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1793, Berkeley County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 50 years)
     2. Elizabeth Isaac,   b. Bef 1739, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Sarah Isaac,   b. 1744, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1789, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
     4. Jacob Isaac,   b. 1746, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1850, Adair County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 104 years)
     5. Alice Isaac,   b. 1747, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 26 Jun 1792, Pittsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 45 years)
     6. Martha Isaac,   b. Abt 1750, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Rachel Isaac,   b. Bef 1779, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Jemima Isaac,   b. Abt 1754, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1796, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years)
     9. Carolina Matilda Isaac,   b. Abt 1756, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 25 May 2020 
    Family ID F10939  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Prince George's County, St. John's and Prince George Parishes Maryland State Census 1776
      Richard Isaac 55
      Sarah Isaac 57: 25: 22: 16: 8
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      Prince George's County, Wills Liber T #1.22
      RICHARD ISAAC of Prince George's County 09/29/1791; 06/25/1792
      To dau Ruth Conn wife of James Conn 100 acres of land 50 acres of which is called Martins Fancy and the other 50 acres is land called Isaacs Park and to be taken out of the latter tract on the north side of a road that leads from testator's houst to Martins Fancy.
      To dau Elizabeth Jones wife of Joseph Jones to have 40 acres of land whereon she now lives being pt of a tract called Isaacs Addition lying on the Paint Branch & to have the sum of 30 pounds.
      Son Jacob Isaac to have testator's rifle and wearing apparel.
      Dau Sarah Conn wife of George Conn to have the sum of 30 pounds.
      Dau Alice Church wife of Jonathan Church to have the sum of 30 pounds.
      Wife Sarah Isaac to have the rest and residue of the estate both real and personal for her natural life or widowhood.
      Daus Martha Isaac Rachel Isaac Jemima Isaac and Carolina Matilda Isaac at widow's decease or remarriage to divide the residue of the estate both real and personal between them including land, Negroes, stock, household furniture, plantation utensils, and crops of tobacco, corn, fodder, wheat, and rye.
      My four daughters are named executrixes of the will
      Signed Sealed & Delivered
      in the presence of
      Robert Orme
      Archibald Elson
      Josiah W. Selby
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      ELSON, JOANNA, Prince George's County, midwife. 23 July 1774 27 Nov. 1774
      To son Archabald Elson, ex., tract "Turkey Flight Enlarged, 167 acres.
      To daus : Rachel Davis and Mary Elson, wife of Richard Elson, wearing apparel, equally.
      To 3 children: Archabald, Richard Elson and Rachel Davis, residue of personal estate equally.
      Wit: Rich'd. Isaac; James Conn; Isaac Fowler. 40. 39
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      Joanna Ellson 7.49 D PG 158.14.0 Dec 29 1775
      Sureties: Richard Isaac, James Conn.
      Legatees (daughters): Rachel Davis, Mary Elson.
      Residue to 3 children: Richard, Archibald, Rachel.
      Executor: Mr. Archibald Elson.
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      Folio 126 JOSEPH PRATHER PG 09/11/1780 09/20/1780
      "being weak in Body ..."
      Bequeaths to:
      1. Ruth Prather --wife
      -to have the dwelling plantation whereon testator now lives being part of a tract of land called "Hogharbor" laid out agreeable to a former division made by Archibald and Ninian Edmonston --and to have for her natural life
      -to have the following Negroes: "Harry" "Jerry" "Jenny" "Jack" "Hannah" --to have for her natural life
      -to have all the personal estate and household furniture including cash, tobacco and crop in the ground
      -named executrix of the will
      2. Joseph Prather --nephew (son of brother James Prather) -after widow's decease to have the dwelling plantation -to have Negro man "Jerry"
      3. James Prather --brother
      -to have after widow's decease Negro man "Harry"
      4. Benjamin Prather --nephew (son of James)
      -after widow's decease to have Negro girl "Hannah"
      5. Martha Prather --niece (daughter of James)
      -after widow's decease to have Negro boy "Jack"
      6. Ruth Prather --niece (daughter of brother James)
      -at widow's decease to have Negro woman "Jenny"
      -after widow's decease, all the remainder of the personal estate to be divided among testator's brother and his children
      Witnesses: Richard Isaac, Josias Beall of Benjamin, William Hall
      Then came: the three above named subscribers to the will
      Note: the testator signed the will with his mark
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      1746-1749 Land Records of Prince George's County MD
      Page 469. Jun 30, 1748 from Richard Isaac Sr of PG, planter, to Westall Ridgley (Ridgeley) of PG, planter, for 50 sterling, part of a tract of land called Isaac's Park, lying in PG, beginning at a bounded red oak standing on the NW side of the Piney Branch o( the Eastern Branch of potomack River, containing and laid ouL for about 150 acres. Signed Richard Isaac Sr. wit - James Wallace, Thos. Welsh, James
      Edmonston", Geo: Parker'. Sarah, the wife of the afd Richard Isaac, relinquished her right of dower to the within mentioned land. Recorded Jun 30, 1748.
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1749-1752; Liber PP {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 119. At the request of Richard Isaac, Jr., the following Deed was recorded June 27, 1751
      Indenture made April 6, 1751; James Green Martin, wheelwright, in consideration of 10 pounds sterling money and 5 pounds current money paid by Richard Isaac, Jr., a tract called "Martin's Fancy" containing 50 acres beginning near a road called Odles Road and facing the Piney Branch of the eastern branch of Potomac River. Signed James Green Martin in the presence of John Beall, Jr., John Holmes and acknowledged before James Edmonston, Mordicai Jacob and at the same time Rachel Martin, wife of James Green Martin relinquished her right of dower.
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1757-1759; Liber PP {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 267. At the request of Sarah Isaac the following Deed was recorded March 10, 1759
      Mordecai Jacob in consideration of the natural love and affection I do bear unto my sister Sarah Isaac, wife of Richard Isaac, Jr. and other good and weak in considerations me hereunto moving have given by these presents all that tract lately belonging to my father Benjamin Jacob called "Jacob's Hope" containing 100 acres on the North branch of Patuxent River between where Thomas Turner and William Ducker now lives. Signed Mordecai Jacob in the presence of and acknowledged before Thomas Williams, Robert Tyler and at the same time Jemima Jacob wife of Mordecai Jacob relinquished her right of dower
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1784-1785; Liber FF 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 133. At the request of Richard Isaac Bryon the following Deed was enrolled November 24, 1784
      I Richard Isaac , planter in consideration of the natural love and affection I have and do bear to my loving kinsman Richard Isaac Bryon, carpenter and also other good and weighty considerations me hereunto moving have given by these presents part of a tract called "Stone Plains" being part of a tract called "Ryleys Range" containing 150 acres. Signed Richard Isaac in the presence of and acknowledged before Joshua Beall, Abraham Boyd
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1785-1787; Liber HH {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 321. At the request of John Ashton the following Deed was recorded April 16, 1787
      Indenture made February 28, 1787; Sara Isaac wife of Richard Isaac in consideration of 187 pounds 10 shillings specie paid by John Ashton has sold all that tract formerly belonging unto Benjamin Jacob called "Jacob's Hope" containing 100 acres and being on the North Branch of Patuxent River between where William Nicholls lately lived and where William Ducker formerly lived. Signed Richard Isaac, Sarah Isaac in the presence of and acknowledged before Joshua Beall, Richard Cramphin
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1790-1791; Liber JJ2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 1. At the request of William Hall the following Deed was recorded April 13, 1790
      Indenture made February 5, 1790; Richard Isaac, planter in consideration of 70 pounds current money of Maryland paid by William Hall, planter has sold part of a tract called "Isaacs Park" containing 28 acres, lying about seven miles from Bladensburgh and on the road leading from Bladensburgh to Baltimore which William Hall purchased of Westall Ridgely by deed bearing date June 30, 1748 {Liber EE 1, Folio 514}. Signed Richard Isaac in the presence of and acknowledged before Rd Cramphin

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