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Jacob Rich

Male 1762 - Aft 1810


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  • Born  16 Dec 1762 
    Gender  Male 
    Will Written  4 Oct 1781  , , Wake County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Will of Jeremiah Rich (Reach) dated 1781 Wake Co., NC, in Record Book 1, p. 174
      In the Name of God Amen I Jeremiah Rich of the County of Wake and State of North Carolina being Weak in Body but of Perfect sound Mind and Memory and calling to mind that it is appointed for all Men once to Die do make and Ordain this to be my last Will & Testament in the follwoing manner and form Viz.--

      Item I give and Bequeath to my Son John Rich Ten Pounds Specie to him and his Heirs forever.

      Item I give and Bequeath to my Son William Rich Ten Pounds Specie to him and his Heirs forever.

      Item I give and Bequeath to my Daughter Susannah Bridges wife of James Bridges Ten Pounds Specie to her and her Heirs forever.

      Item I give and Bequeath to my Son Jacob Rich Ten Pounds Specie to him and his Heirs forever.

      Item I give and Bequeath to my Daughter Judy Dodd Wife of William Dodd Ten Pounds Specie to her and her Heirs forever.

      Item I give and Bequeath to my daughter Charity Rich Ten Pounds Specie to her and her Heirs forever. I lend to my beloved Wife Mary all my Lands, Negroes, Horses, Cattle, Hoggs, Sheep, Geese, and all my Household furniture with all my Tools of all kinds in dureing her Widowhood and at her Marriage or Death all that I now lend to my beloved wife I give Bequeath to my Son Charles Rich to him and his Heirs forever and if he Should die before he has an Heir what I give to him to be equally divided between them that is living.

      And I do hereby Appoint Brother Timothy Rich and my Son Charles Rich my whole and Sole Executors of this my last Will and Testament hereby Revokeing all other Wills and Testaments by me made hereby Confirming this to be my last Will and Testament. In Witness whereof I the said Jeremiah Rich have hereunto Set my hand and Seal this fourth day of October 1781.

      Jeremiah Rich Seal Signed Sealed Published pronounced & declared in Presence of Us: Thomas Cheves Jurat Grace Cheves her mark Wake County, December Term 1781

      Then was the within Will proved in Open Court by the Oath of Thomas Cheves a Witness thereto and Ordered to be Recorded. J. Rice Clk.

      Recorded in the Clerks Office in the county of Wake in Book A and pages (174-175) this 17th day of Jan. 1782. J. Rice Clk.
    Census: Federal  1790  , , Wake County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
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    Estate Sale  27 Dec 1794  , , Wake County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • "Simms, Murry dec'd Estate Sale Nov 1808...Buyers 27 Dec 1794:...Jacob Rich...Jacob Reach..."
      [Note: are these two Jacobs father and son?]
    Land Sale  3 Nov 1800  , , Wake County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • "Jacob Reach of Wake Co. to Thomas Johnson of same, Nov. 3, 1800, for 50 pds. a tract of 150 acres of the south bank of Kits Creek, it being part of a tract granted to Aaron Johnson and by him sold to Israel Johnson. Wit: Goin Barbee, Smith Screvner."
    Estate Sale  Nov 1802  , , Wake County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • William Barker estate sale - Jacob Rich was a buyer.
    Jury Duty  Aug 1807  , , Wake County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • "Jury selected to view the public road leading through by the plantation of Robt. Brown and to lay off a new road if necessary. Jury: Jacob Rich..."
    Estate Sale  Feb 1808  , , Wake County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • "Jones, Tignnall Sr dec'd Inventory Feb 1808...buyers:...Jacob Rich..."
    Account Return  Feb 1810  , , Wake County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • "Jones, Tignall Sr dec'd Acct current Feb 1810...Judgments:...Jacob Rich..."
    Died  Aft Feb 1810  , , Wake County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I5750  Nestor Rich Tree
    Last Modified  17 Dec 2010 

    Father  Jeremiah Parker Rich,   b. Bef 1723, , , Goochland County, Virginia Province, Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 4 Oct 1781 and 17 Jan 1782, , , Wake County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Mary Hunter,   b. Est 1718,   d. Aft 1790, , , Wake County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  24 Nov 1758  , , Louisa County, Virginia Province, Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F1768  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsWill Written - 4 Oct 1781 - , , Wake County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 1790 - , , Wake County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEstate Sale - 27 Dec 1794 - , , Wake County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Sale - 3 Nov 1800 - , , Wake County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEstate Sale - Nov 1802 - , , Wake County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsJury Duty - Aug 1807 - , , Wake County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEstate Sale - Feb 1808 - , , Wake County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAccount Return - Feb 1810 - , , Wake County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Aft Feb 1810 - , , Wake County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S976] 1790 U.S. census, Wake County, North Carolina, population schedule, digital image by subscription, Ancestry.com, (www.ancestry.com), Jacob Rich household, page 20 (258), line 25, microfilm M637, roll 7.

    2. [S1012] Wake County, North Carolina, Abstracts of Wills, Inventories, and Settlements of Estates, 1771-1802, 2 volumes, Frances Holloway Wynne, (Baton Rouge, Louisiana: Oracle Press, 1984-1993), G 929.3756 WAK NC., 2:106; citing original will book 8 (1808-1809), page 389, 12 Dec 2006.

    3. [S1000] Abstracts of the Early Deeds of Wake County, North Carolina, 1785-1802, Joseph W. Watson, (Rocky Mount, North Carolina: Watson, 1978), G 929.3756 ABS., 195; citing deed book Q (1799-1802), page 463, 2 Mar 2007.

    4. [S1012] Wake County, North Carolina, Abstracts of Wills, Inventories, and Settlements of Estates, 1771-1802, 2 volumes, Frances Holloway Wynne, (Baton Rouge, Louisiana: Oracle Press, 1984-1993), G 929.3756 WAK NC., 2:10; citing original will book 6 (1802-1804), page 82, 12 Dec 2006.

    5. [S1012] Wake County, North Carolina, Abstracts of Wills, Inventories, and Settlements of Estates, 1771-1802, 2 volumes, Frances Holloway Wynne, (Baton Rouge, Louisiana: Oracle Press, 1984-1993), G 929.3756 WAK NC., 2:76; citing original will book 7 (1804-1808), page 280, 12 Dec 2006.

    6. [S1012] Wake County, North Carolina, Abstracts of Wills, Inventories, and Settlements of Estates, 1771-1802, 2 volumes, Frances Holloway Wynne, (Baton Rouge, Louisiana: Oracle Press, 1984-1993), G 929.3756 WAK NC., 2:82; citing original will book 7 (1804-1808), page 338, 12 Dec 2006.

    7. [S1012] Wake County, North Carolina, Abstracts of Wills, Inventories, and Settlements of Estates, 1771-1802, 2 volumes, Frances Holloway Wynne, (Baton Rouge, Louisiana: Oracle Press, 1984-1993), G 929.3756 WAK NC., 2:130; citing original will book 9 (1809-1811), page 148, 12 Dec 2006.