Henry Isham

South Northamptonshire Borough, Northamptonshire, England
Death 1 Feb 1670 (aged 41–42)
Henrico County, Virginia, USA
Burial Henrico County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 71994302 View Source
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Mrs Mary Randolph "was the daughter of Mr. Henry Isham by Katherin (sp). his wife: (Her 2nd marriage). He was of Northampstonshire but late of Virginial Gen'l." Son of William Isham and his wife Mary (Brett).-------------------------Henry Isham died about 1670; his son Henry Isham, Jr.'s will was dated 1678. The dates of death for the two are often confused. Here is the start of the younger man's will which refers to his mother Catherine Banks who married his father, Henry: In the name of God Amen, November 13, 1678, Henry ISHAM, of Henrico County in Virginia, being sick and weak in body but of perfect and sound memory, blessed and praised to Almighty God therefore do make, ordain, constitute and appoint this my Last Will and Testamentin manner of form following: First, I bequeath my soul to God that gave the same having through and merrit and mediation of my ever blessed Savior to obtain pardon and redemption for all my sins and to inherit everlasting life. I order my body to be decently buried , as time, place and opportunity shall permitt and for those worldly goods it hath pleased God to bless me with I give and bequeath asfolloweth. Item; I give to my half brother , Joseph ROYALL, the full value of forty pounds of food to be delivered him within twelve months after my decease

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