|Birth: ||Jan. 2, 1727|
North Carolina, USA
Daughter of John Livingston and Margaret Todd.
Family records state that Frances Tompkins Livingston Isbell and husband James Isbell were buried at the "Old German Cemetery" (thought to be the same place called Old Dutch Cemetery by others) across the road from Antioch Church, near Wilkesboro, Wilkes Co., N.C.
What George Carlton and others called "Old German" or "Old Dutch Burying Ground" is located on property that first belonged to Thomas Carlton (1756-1845) who married first Mary Land (1759-1796), daughter of Thomas Land and Anna Sumter, and married in 1799 Catherine Livingston (d.1837). Some also call it the Thomas Carlton family cemetery.
Mary Land Carlton's brother Jonathan Land (1758-1820) married Elizabeth Isbell (1762-1820), daughter of James and Frances Tompkins Livingston Isbell.
James Isbell and Frances Tompkins Livingston had just 10 children, named in the family Bible. Because the Livingston name appears handed down in several other branches of the Southern Isbells, some have claimed on nothing more than speculation that there were other children not named. There were no sons Benjamin and Jason. James Isbell may have been a Livingston descendant and a cousin of his wife Frances Tompkins Livingston.
Notable Southern Families by Zella Armstrong, vol. 1 (1918), p.110:
James Isbell and Frances Tompkins Livingston "had six sons and four daughters," listed as:
"(1) John Isbell, born September 27, 1748.
(2) Milly Isbell, born April 2, 1750.
(3) Livingston Isbell, born November 17, 1751.
(4) Francis Isbell, born February 12, 1755.
(5) Thomas Isbell." (cont. p.111: born June 27, 1753)
"(6) Edith Isbell, born November 17, 1756.
(7) Mary Isbell, born August 21, 1758.
(8) James Isbell, Second, born April 3, 1760.
(9) Elizabeth Isbell, born October 19, 1762.
(10) William Tompkins Isbell, born September 19, 1765."
James Isbell (1720 - 1780)*
Livingston Isbell (1751 - 1785)*
Thomas Isbell (1753 - 1819)*
Francis Isbell (1755 - 1841)*
James Isbell (1760 - 1840)*
Elizabeth Isbell Land (1762 - ____)*
William Tompkins Isbell (1765 - 1838)*
North Carolina, USA
Created by: Ray Isbell
Record added: Jan 07, 2013
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