Isaac WHITE (RWS) [Parents] 1 was born 4 Jun 1752 in Kent Co. Delaware. He died 18 Aug 1819 in Jonesboro, Washington Co. Tennessee and was buried in White Cemetery, Washington Co. Tennessee. Isaac married Sarah VAUGHN on 12 Oct 1775 in Guilford Co. North Carolina.
White cemetery in Fall Branch TN.
Info below generated by Carolyn Whitaker.
Isaac White was born 4 June 1752 in Kent Co. Delaware, son of Isaac White, SR and Jane Campbell. He died 18 Aug 1819 Washington Co. Tennessee, buried on his farm in the White Family Cemetery, Washington Co. Tennessee.
His family moved to Guilford Co. North Carolina where he was married by Mr. Thomas Rice, Clerk of the Parish of Guilford Co, NC on 12 Oct 1775 to SARAH VAUGHN born 1755 Hanover Co. Virginia died 15 June 1844 Washington Co. Tennessee, Buried White Family Cemetery, Washington Co. Tenn, daughter of DAVID VAUGHN & SUSANNAH ________.
Oct 1780 in defense of his country, he served in the Revolutionary War at the Battle of King's Mountain in the Continental Army North Carolina Militia as Lieutenant and Capt. His descendants are members of the Daughters of the American Revolution Nos. 291784; 185587; & 271596.
"J. G. Beatty married Miss Ann Graham, daughter of Archibald Graham, of Virginia, and sister of Col. Wm. Graham. He settled on Buffalo creek, now owned by Rev. Thos. Dixon. He became such a terror to the American Cause that Col. Wm. Graham sent a squad of soldiers, under command of Captain Isaac White and Lieut. Espy, to arrest him. They found him at home. Some of the soldiers were so enraged at his political principles that they killed him in his own house."
He moved his family from Guilford Co. NC just after the Battle of Guilford in the last year of the Revolution in 1782. They were among the first families arriving in Washington Co, Tennessee settling on the Fall Branch of Horse Creek. They are listed in the East Tennessee Historical Society's First Families of Tennessee Certificate Application File #9842-1 20 Dec 1996.
On 7 Aug 1792, he purchased 315 acres on Horse Creek from William Magbee, Sr for 160 pounds. He also owned about 200 acres in Sullivan Co. TN.
He served Washington Co. as a Justice of the Peace and a tax collector, along with tilling his farm and raising his family of 12 children. See BIBLE RECORDS
As evidenced by his will, he also was a slaveholder. His will may be viewed on the Washington Co. Tenn US Gen Web project.
About 1818 he became ill with the dropsy and gravel, before his death on 18 Aug 1819. He was laid to rest on his farm in the White family cemetery where his memorial still lies, along with many of his children and descendants.
REF: US GEN WEB WASHINGTON CO. TENN
Deed: Isaac White to Thomas White
This Indenture, made the fifth day of May in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and nineteen between Isaac White of the State of Tennessee, Washington County of the one part and Thomas White of the said County and State of the other part witnessith that the said Isaac White as well for the love and good will that he beareth to the said Thomas White his son as for and in consideration of the sum of two hundred dollars the receipt whereof is hearby acknowledged hath given, granted, bargained, sold, aliened, conveyed and confirmed unto him the said Thomas White his heirs and assigns forever all that tract or parcel of land situated in the County aforesaid on the Fall Branch of Horse Creek (Except as hereafter Excepted). Beginning at a Spanish Oak corner of the old Grant near John Grimsley's Spring Branch then on a dividing line between him and David White, thence North fifty, East forty two poles to a Chestnut Oak, thence North forty East fifty four poles crossing a branch to a Chestnut Oak, thence North seventy five East eleven poles to three Hickory. Corner to Terry & John White thence with their line North twenty, West one hundred and twenty eight poles to a Dogwood their corner an English's line and the line of the old Grant, thence with the line of said Grant South sixty four West thirty eight poles to a White Oak thence with said Grant South thirty West thirty two poles to a Chestnut. Thence West forty five poles to a stake thence South and hundred and twenty poles to a stake thence east forty five poles to a stake thence North fifty East twenty six poles to the place of Beginning. Containing one hundred acres be the sum more or less Together with all improvements, woods, waters, mines, minerals, hereditaments and appurtenances to the premises and every part thereof to hold unto him, the said Thomas White and his heirs (Except the said Isaac White is to have [?] possession of the said land and premises to have hold occupy and enjoy during his natural life time and the lifetime of his wife if he chooses then the aforesaid land and premises to be and remain the property of him the said Thomas White and his heirs forever and the said Isaac White doth by these presents warrant and defend the said lands and premises from him and his heirs and assign or any other person or persons claiming the same. In witness whereof I the said Isaac White hath hereunto set my hand and seal the day and year above written Signed and Sealed in the presence of
ISAAC White'S LAST WILL
In the name of God amen:
I Isaac White of the State of Tennessee Washington County being for a long time in low health and weak in body but still of perfect sound mind and memory knowing that it is appointed for all men to die and for the distribution of such worldly estate as it has pleased God to bless me with do make this instrument of writing my last will and testament in the following manner -
First I give and bequeath to my beloved wife Sarah my Negro woman named Beck during her life and after her death to be the property of my son Terry White should he be living and all my household goods and furniture I leave to my wife and son Terry to dispose of their pleasure
Item - I give and bequeath to my son Terry my two Negro boys named Sam and Ned together with all stock of horses, cattle, sheep and hogs, farming utensils, still and vessels and every other article belonging to me not otherwise disposed of, but he is to fend my wife with a horse bridle and saddle at all times when she shall choose or want it her own pleasure and also to fend her in sufficient and decent apparel and that during her life or continuance to dwell with him and to also pay after the death of my wife to my sons William, Stephen, Richard and to my daughters Mary wife of Thomas Gibson, Susannah wife of Daniel Denton, Anna wife of Elijah Keen the sum of one hundred dollars each -and as I have heretofore given and conveyed to my other sons their portion in land I hereby bequeath the several sons given as their portion of my estate - Lastly, I nominate and appoint my beloved wife and my son Terry Executrix and Executor of this my last will and testament, hereby revoking and disanuling all other wills, legacies and bequest by me heretofore made and making this my last will and testament. In testimony whereof I have hereby set my hand and affixed my seal this Fifth day of May in the year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Nineteen.
Signed and sealed in ISAAC White- "Seal"
the presence of:
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Bishop, Rachel J., Born June 12, 1848, Died Feb. 23, 1901, wife of W.B. Bishop
Dubine, Patrick P., Born Mar. 1, 1811, Age 29y 6m & (?)
Dubine, Susannah J., Born Feb. 25, 1883, Age 69 yr 2 m 26 d
M519801 Washington Co Tenn Marriages
William B Bishop to Rachel J Cubine 30 Dec 1873
REF: TOMBSTONE INSCRIPTION, White CEMETERY, WASHINGTON CO. TENN
ISAAC White 1755 - 1821 HIS WIFE, SARAH VAUGHN
LIEUTENANT IN THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR
PARTICIPATED IN THE BATTLE OF KING'S MOUNTAIN (THIS IS ERRONEOUS INFORMATION ON HIS TOMBSTONE. THE ISAAC White WHO FOUGHT AT KING'S MOUNTAIN IS A DIFFERENT PERSON)
REF: ANCESTRAL FILE NO: XLWL-NW MORMON LIBRARY RECORDS
REF: LDS FAMILYSEARCH.ORG
SUBMITTED BY KAREN M. OPP Microfilm: NONE
6167 ROSECOMMON DRIVE Submission:
REF: PHOTOGRAPH OF TOMBSTONE GIVEN TO ME BY NANCY O'NEIL 11 JUL 1999 IN NEWPORT, COCKE CO. TENN ON MY VISIT
REF: THE EAST TENNESSEE HISTORICAL SOCIETY FIRST FAMILIES OF TENNESSEE CERTIFICATE APPLICATION FILE #9842-1 White DATE 20 DEC 1996 EVELYN STILES HATCHER
317 E. HERITAGE DRIVE, KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE 37922
SETTLED ON "HORSE CREEK" WASHINGTON CO. TENNESSEE
REF: HISTORY OF WASHINGTON CO. TENNESSEE 1988, COMPILED BY THE WATAUGA ASSOCIATION OF GENEALOGISTS, UPPER EAST TENNESSEE
PG 140-A 7 AUG 1792 WILLIAM MAGBEE SEN TO ISAAC White 315 ACRES ON HORSE CREEK "WHERE THE SAID ISAAC White NOW LIVES" CONS: 160 LBS. ADJ; JOHN ENGLISH OTH: JOHN Duncan, Thomas TITSWORTH SIG: WILLIAM MAGBEE WIT: GEORGE VINCENT, ELLENOR VINCENT CT: 1792
REF: COPY OF BIBLE RECORDS WITH THE ABOVE FIRST FAMILIES OF TENN WAS FROM MARY White COLLIN, SHAWNEE, OKLAHOMA. SHE FOUND WITH HER FATHER'S PAPERS AFTER HIS DEATH.
LISTS PARENTS OF SARAH VAUGHN. LISTS ALL THEIR CHILDREN
ISAAC White AND SARAH VAUGHN WERE MARRIED BY MR. Thomas RICE, CLERK OF THE PARISH IN GUILFORD COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA ON OCTBER THE TWELFTH IN THE YEAR OF OUR LORD 1775
DECEASED OF THE DROPSY AND GRAVEL AFTER ABOUT A YEARS ILLNEFS. ON AUG 18 1819 IN THE COUNTY OF WASHINGTON HORSE CREEK WATERS, TENNESSEE INTO WHICH STATE HE REMOVED WITH HIS FAMILY FROM GUILFORD COUNTY NORTH CAROLINA. JUST AFTER THE BATTLE OF GUILFORD IN THE LAST YEAR OF THE REVOLUTION IN ANNO DOMINI 1782.
[Submitted by Mary Winona Payne, 108 East Eleventh Avenue, Johnson City, TN 37601-3929 to The Greene County PIONEER in 1996.]
REF: WASHINGTON CO. TENNESSEE HISTORY PG 534 BY JAMES T. DYKES, 1306 LYNWOOD CIRCLE, Johnston CITY, TENNESSEE37604
SETTLED ON THE FALL BRANCH OF HORSE CREEK , JUST SOUTH OF PRESENT FALL BRANCH COMMUNITY. OWNED ABOUT 400 ACRES IN WASHINGTON COUNTY AND ABOUT 200 ACRES IN SULLIVAN CO. TENNESSEE
BEFORE 1800 - JUSTICE OF THE PEACE WASHINGTON CO. TENNESSEE
ALSO SERVED AS TAX COLLECTOR
NOTE: ALL THE KING'S MOUNTAIN REVOLUTIONARY WAR INFORMATION HAS BEEN ERRONEOUSLY FILED AT THE DAUGHTER'S OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION - IT IS NOT THE SAME ISAAC White - THE ISAAC White WHO FOUGHT AT KING'S MOUNTAIN LIVED IN LINCOLN CO. NC BORN 1760 AND MOVED TO ILLINOIS - SEE DRAPER PAPERS COLLECTION BOOK FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON THAT PARTICULAR ISAAC White. THAT FAMILY IS NOT RELATED TO OUR FAMILY.
REF: OUR HEROIC HOUR AT KING'S MOUNTAIN BY PAT ALDERMAN - THE MOUNTAIN PRESS, Johnson CITY, TENN
KING'S MOUNTAIN SOLDIERS CAPT. ISAAC White (NOTE: THIS IS NOT THE SAME PERSON AS OUR ISAAC White)
REF: APPLICATION DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION NATIONAL NUMBER 291784
MRS. RUTH CAROLINE CALDWELL DARNELL, 407 NORTH MARKET ST., OSKALOOSA, IOWA APPROVED 12 JUL 1935 ACCEPTED 16 OCT 1935
ISAAC White'S NAME IS FOUND IN HEITMANS HISTORICAL REGISTER OF OFFICERS OF THE CONTINENTAL ARMY 1775 TO 1783 - PG 585
ISAAC White OF NORTH CAROLINA MILITIA WAS AT KING'S MOUNTAIN IN OCT 1780
RECORD IN THE ADJUTANT GENERAL'S OFFICE, WAR DEPARTMENT
MEMBERSHIPS GAINED THROUGH ISAAC White IN THE DAR:
MRS. MAGGIE LINEBACK - NATIONAL NO. 185,587
CHARLENE FRANCES CALDWELL - NATIONAL NO. 271-596
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REF: Subj: Isaac White
Date: 12/5/2000 11:52:45 PM Central Standard Time
From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Dan & Susan McAtee)
Dear Aunt Sissie, First, may I know your actual name, Please? I am a White descendant and sinece I noticed that your Isaac was born in Kent County, DE, I thought I'd write, because my Whites were also from Kent County, DE. I'm wondering if or how your Isaac might be related to my Whites. My Whites start with William, unknown birthdate or place, m. Sarah unknown, died in 1762. They had the following children:
John b. ca. 1748 d. 1786, Kent Co., DE
William b. ca 1750
Rachel b. ca. 1752
Sarah b. ca. 1754
Isaac b. ca. 1756
Jacob b. ca. 1758
Mary b. ca. 1758
Stephan b. ca. 1762 d. 1785, Kent Co., DE
William bought land at Meridith's Branch on 14 Sep 1741.
Richard White may have been a brother of William White.
As you can see, I have an Isaac listed too, but it's showing a different birthdate. However, the birthdates I have aren't verified, that I know of. I guess the big question is, do you know who the parents of your Isaac were? I will be waiting to hear from you. Thank you, Susan McAtee email@example.com
Ref: Washington Co. Tennessee Queries
Isaac White family
Posted by James T. Dykes, M.D. on Wed, 30 Jun 1999, in response to Issac White and Mary Gibson, posted by Carol Zell on Wed, 16 Jun 1999
Surname: White, Gibson, Vaughn
I am a descendant of Isaac and Sarah (Vaughn) White of Washington County, TN through two of their children - David who married Sythia Shackleford and Mary who married Thomas Gibson. I would like to exchange data with any descendants of the Isaac White family.
Ref: Genforum White family
posted by Dan McAtee
William White of Meridith's Branch, Murderkill Hundred, Kent Country, DE, died in 1762. His will was probated 1 Nov 1762. William White married Sarah unknown. William left a widow Sarah, who died before 1786. Childen of William and Sarah born at Meridith's Branch. John b. ca. 1748 d. 1786, Kent Co., DE William b. ca 1750 Rachel b. ca. 1752 Sarah b. ca. 1754 Isaac b. ca. 1756 Jacob b. ca. 1758 Mary b. ca. 1758 Stephan b. ca. 1762 d. 1785, Kent Co., DE William bought land at Meridith's Branch on 14 Sep 1741. Richard White may have been a brother of William White. John White, son of William and Sarah (unknown) White, was born about 1748 at Merdith's Branch, Murderkill Hundred, Kent Country, DE. He died in 1786 in Kent Co., DE. His will was probated on 8 Feb 1786. John left a widow Isabella unknown. She died in 1797 in Kent Co., DE. Her will was probated 11 May 1797. Alexander White, the eldest son of John and Isabella (unknown) White, was born 10 Jan 1775 in Kent Co., DE. He died 20 Dec 1825 in Logan Township (now Harrison Township), Dearborn Co., IN. He was 50 years, 11 months and 9 days old at the time of his death. He was buried in the Braysville cemetery there. Alexander White married first Elizabeth Dyer in 1795 in Kent Co. DE. She was the daughter of Edward and Mary (Gray) Dyer and was born in 1774.. Edward Dyer and Mary Gray were married about 1770 in Murderkill Hundred, Kent County, Delaware Children born to Alexander and Elizabeth (Dyer) White in Kent Co. DE: Prudence b. ca. 1796 John b. ca. 1797 Edward b. 15 Aug 1799 d. 13 Apr 1869, Prescott, Pierce Co., WI Alexander b. 16 Jan 1803 (This should be your Alexander) Alexander married second Nancy (?) -. She was born in the 1780's. Children born to Alexander and Nancy in Dearborn Co., IN: Elizabeth b. 26 Nov 1809 William b. 23 Dec 1811 d. 14 Oct 1850, Clinton Co., IN Isabella b. Sep 1813 Mary Anne b. Jan 1817 Thomas Jefferson b. 16 Jun 1820 Alexander was the administrator of his grandfather William White's estate in 1803. He took over from his mother, Isabella White, who had taken it over from his father John White, who had taken over from his grandmother , Sarah White. It is inferred from the 1820 census that Alexander had a daughter born about 1815 who probably died before 1826 because she is not mentioned in her father's probate records. After Alexander's death, his widow Nancy married Joshua Hinesley in Dearborn Co., IN on 1 Feb 1827. In 1840 they were living in Center Township, Marion Co. IN (now Inianapolis). Susan
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