|Birth: ||Apr. 8, 1750|
North Carolina, USA
|Death: ||Oct. 13, 1842|
He was a Pvt from North Carolina in Captain F. Lock's Regt. during the Revolutionary War. His wife was Catherine Boone.
From Vol 2 Roster and Soldiers, The Tennessee Society of the Daubhters of the American Revolution 1960-1970 Page 771 has the following information:
He was born April 8, 1750, North Carolina; died 1842, Lincoln Co., Tennessee; married March 1, 1780 Rowan Co., North Carolina, Catherine (Katie) Boone, born ca 1760, died after 1841.
SERVICE: Express Rider. (Ref. State Records of North Carolina, Vol. 22, p. 1013).
He married Catherine (Katie) Boone.
Rebecca married Nicholas Izzard.
Nancy married ____ Hammonds.
John married Edith Love.
Mary married ____ Lucas.
Sarah married (2) ____ Basinger.
Martha married _____ Pegram.
Benjamin J., born 1798, married Sally Sebastian.
Judy, born 1786, married Patrick Henry Pruitt.
Mark Jr., born June 19,1806, Fayette Co., Kentucky; died August 28, 1887; married ca 1833, Rosanna Rutledge, born ca 1811, North Carolina, died after June 26, 1806, Coffee Co., Tennessee.
Perlina married _____ Purton.
The following Will was provided by Paul V. Isbell 12 March 2013.
Transcript of Will of Mark Whitaker, Sr., from book Izard's of Arkansas by Mrs.Julia St. Francis m.Izard Hemenway:
State of Tennessee, Lincoln Co., Oct.30,1841.
I Mark Whitaker, Senior, calling to mind that all men have once to die and feeling the infirmity of old age, but feel thankful to God for that strength of mind, which enables me to make this my last will and testament as follows:
1st: I will my soul to God who gave it and that my body be decently buried.
2nd: I will that all my estate both real and personal be equally divided among all my children as the law directs, namely:, Rebecca Izard, Nancy Hammond, John Whitaker, Mary Lucas, Sarah Bazinger, Martha Pegram, Benjamin I. Whitaker, Judah Prewit, Mark Whitaker, Jr. and Perlina Purtem and their heirs-except the following special provisions which circumstances seem to require to be made, as my beloved wife, Catherine, is far advanced in years and feeble-I will that she have the use of one negro woman of her own choosing and as much household furniture as she may need, also the use of five hundred dollars, all to be managed for her comfort by the assistance of my executers.
3rd: I will and appoint and do ordain Benjamin I. Whitaker special agent and attorney in fact for Martha Pegram and her heirs to receive and hold for their special benefit all of my estate ageeeable to this will, to which she may be entitled to deal out as in his judgment her necessities mary require.
4th: I furthermore will, ordain and appoint Mark Whitaker the special agent and attorney in facto for Judah Preuitt (as above) to receive, hold and deal out that part of my estate which may fall to Judah Pruitt and her heirs.
5th: I consider my children near equal in my former gifts to them except sarah Basinger who has recieved one hundred and fifty six dollars, which is to be accounted for with the other heirs, bearing interest from the time received.
My son, Mark will also account for two hundred dollars which is due for my land. In order to carry the above into effect, I hereby ordain and appoint my two sons, Benjamin I. Whitaker and Mark Whitaker my executors.
In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal in presence of John J. Whitaker, William Moore, Joseph Whitaker.
Mark Whitaker, (Seal)
Proven at Oct. term 1842 of the Lincoln Co., CCourt. Recorded October 13,1842. Entered in Will Book No. L., Pages 208 and 209, Lincoln Co., Tenn.
Catherine Boone Whitaker (1760 - 1845)*
John Whitaker (____ - 1834)*
Rebecca Whitaker Izard (1780 - 1860)*
Benjamin James Whitaker (1798 - 1858)*
Mark Whitaker (1806 - 1887)*
PVT CAPT F LOCKE'S REGT
1750 - 1842
Created by: Imogean Magnusson McDona...
Record added: Nov 17, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44475497
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