Sunday, January 13, 2013

Captain John Kendrick and Amy Fox

Captain John Kendrick
Born 30 Jun 1735 Gloucester, King William, Virginia
Parents William Kendrick and Sarah Jones
Married Amy Fox  abt 1758 Kentucky
Military: Granville NC Militia in 1754 for the French and Indian War
Captain in American Revolution
First Lieutenant in Capt James Lewis' Company on Oct 13, 1777 Took oath as a militia officer on May 11, 1778  
Died 1811 Mecklenburg, Virginia
His will dated 1807, proven in July 1811: 
In the name of God, Amen. I John Kindrick of the County of Mecklenburg and State of Virginia being in perfect sense and memory blessed be God for the same but calling to mind the mortality of my body and that it is appointed for all men once to die, do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following, that is to say first and principally I recommend my soul to God the giver thereof in full hopes of my resurrection through the merits of Jesus Christ my Saviur and my body to be buried in Christian like and decent manner at the discretion of my Executors hereafter mentioned and as for what worldly goods it hath pleased God to bless me with in this life, I give and dispose of in the following manner Viz: I leave unto my beloved wife Amy Kindrick the use only of my Negroes to wit old Mingo, Phillis, James and Lutitia during her life and after her death to go as shall be hereinafter divided. Also the use of my plantation and land, work horses, tools of all kinds, and all conveniences thereon, Household and Kitchen furniture, stock of all kinds during her life and after her death all that part I lend my wife during her life together with the land and Planatation stock of all kinds be sold and the money equally divided between all my surviving children. My desire and will is that my Negro man James be sold after the death of my wife and the money equally divided between the Children of my daughter Molly Cunningham, dec'd to wit: Keziah Cunningham, Jacob Cunningham, Rebecca Cunningham, Jones Cunningham, George Cunningham, and Sally K. Cunningham, Baird Cunningham, My grandson John Cunningham to have twenty Pounds of the money arising therefrom. I also desire that my Negro boy Mingo and my Negro girl Amey be hired out until the children of my son William Kendrick, dec'd shall come of age after that to be sold and the money equally divided between the said children, to them and their heirs forever. I give and devise to my daughter Sarah Patrick my Negro woman Patt together with her present and future increase except Albert, to her and her heirs forever. I give to my daughter Keziah Stevens my Negro woman Sook she and her increase forever. I give and devise to my son John Kindrick my Negro man Mingo and my Negro woman Phillis after the death of my wife to him and his heirs forever. I give and devise to my daughter Betsey Price my Negro girl named Milley to her and her heirs forever. I give and devise to my son James Kindrick my Negro girl named Sarah and also one cow and calf to him and his heirs forever. I give and devise unto my daughter Obedience Dinkins my Negro woman named Viney she and her increase forever. I give and devise to my daughter Lucy Dinkins my Negro woman named Rachel she and her increase forever. I give to my grandson Greenberry Stephens my long gun also my saddle and Bridle. I give to my grandson Asa Stevens my Squirrel gun. My desire and will is that Reuben and Jordon Evans serve their time out with my son James Kendrick after the death of my wife. My desire is that John Stevens take Clissa Evans a Mulatto boy and have him bound to him till he shall arrive at the age of 21 years. My desire further is that my stock of all kinds be sold after the death of my wife also five good beds and furniture my household and kitchen furniture, cupboard, plantation tools of all kinds and my conveniences of every kind be sold by my Executors and the money arising therefrom after paying my just debts to be equally divided between all my surviving children. My desire is that there be no appraisement or Inventory of my Estate and lastly I nominate my beloved friends William Langley and Anderson Paschall to be my Executors of this my last Will and Testament hereby revoking and disannulling all other former will or testament by me heretofor made and ordaining this and this only to be my last. In Witness whereof I have here unto set my hand and seal this tenth day of October 1807. Signed sealed and acknowledged in the presence of us. John Kindrick Clement Read Christopher Haskins Walter C. Langley At a Court held for Mecklenburg County the 15th day of July 1811 this will was proved by the oaths of Clement Read and William C. Langley one of the Executors therein named Personally appeared in Court and refused to take upon himself the burthen of the execution thereof and on the motion of Anderson Paschall the other Executor therein named who made oath thereto together with Clement Read and William C. Langley his securities entered into and acknowledged their bond in penalty of fifteen thousand dollars conditioned as the law directs. Certificate was granted him for obtaining a probate of the said will in due form. Teste: William Bashwell, C.C. 
Sources
Tillman and Hamilton family records with their many ancestral lineages Vol 1 page 80
Mecklenburg O.B. 4, p. 374
Historical Southern Families Vol 1, p 48
NC Collections. & State Records, v.22, p 373
Will of John Kendrick: http://files.usgwarchives.net/va/mecklenburg/wills/k536001.txt,
Amy Fox
Born 1740 Virginia
Parents Col Richard Fox and Hannah Williamson
Died after 1811
Sources
William and Mary Quarterly Vol 20 page 265-6 By Lyon Gardiner Tyler, Earl Gregg Swem, Richard Lee Morton, 1912
The Dinkins and Springs Families by Captain James Dinkins, 1908 page 11
Tillman and Hamilton family records with their many ancestral lineages Vol 1 page 80
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CHILDREN

Mollie Kendrick
Born abt 1760 King William, Virginia
Married Mr Cunningham
Children:  Keziah, Jacob, Rebecca, Jones, George, Sally, Baird, John
Died pre-1807 according to her father's will
Sources
Family Search
William Kendrick
Born abt 1762 King William, Virginia
Married Winnie Darnell 9 Sep 1794 Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
Children
Died pre-1807 according to his father's will
Sources
North Carolina County Marriages 1762-1979 Film 000546461
Note:  her name is spelled Winny in record
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*Sarah Kendrick
Born abt 1763 Mecklenburg, Virginia
Married John Patrick 29 Sep 1779 Mecklenburg, Virginia
Children: William, Sally, John, Luke, Mary, James, Elizabeth, Nancy, Wiley, Allen, Ludson
Died 14 Mar 1833 Missouri
Sources
Family Search
Keziah Kendrick
Born abt 1766 Mecklenburg, Virginia
Married John Stephens 11 Jan 1791 Warren County, North Carolina
Note:  her given name spelled Cusiah in record
Children:   Asa, Benjamin, Greenberry
Died 14 Mar 1833 North Carolina
Sources
Online Marriage Bonds, North Carolina
John Kendrick Jr
Born abt 1767 King William, Virginia
Married Martha Dinkins 1785 Warren County, North Carolina
Children: Green, John, Frederick, eight others
Died 1825
Sources
Family Search
Elizabeth (Betsy) Kendrick
Born abt 1770 King Willam, Virginia
Married John Price 10 Oct 1787 Warren County, North Carolina
Sources
Family Search
James Kendrick
Born abt 1772 King William, Virginia
Married Elizabeth Wright 12 Dec 1797 Mecklenburg, Virginia
Died
Sources
Family Search
Obedience Kendrick
Born abt 1774 King William, Virginia
Married 1) John Osbourne 6 Jan 1796 Warren County, North Carolina (he died 1801)
2) Joshua Dinkins
Died
Sources
The Dinkins and Springs Families by Captain James Dinkins, 1908, page 11
Lucy Kendrick
Born abt 1776 King William, Virginia
Married James Dinkins 5 Jan 1796 Warren County, North Carolina
Children: Lewis, Sarah, Louisa, Rufus, Lucinda, Alexander
Died 1849
Sources
The Dinkins and Springs Families by Captain James Dinkins, 1908, page 5, 11

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