John Pipkin & Martha

John Pipkin ca 1675 – 1745 | his parents
& Martha ? ? – 1790/95 | her parents
of the area now known as Gates Co, NC


This is my working hypothesis – the way I see it as of this moment!!


John Pipkin died between May 21 and July 18, 1745 in the area now known as Gates County, NC.

Children of John Pipkin will 1745 and wife Martha:
1. John Pipkin ca 1703 – bef Feb 1729/30
married Sarah Goodman dau of Henry died 1778/1783
a. Luke Pipkin
b. Jesse Pipkin
2. Jesse Pipkin ca 1726 – ca 1810 Lenoir Co, NC
married Charlotte Fereba [or is it Fereba ______] see e-mail below
a. Isaac Pipkin
moved from Wayne Co, NC ca 1780 to Marlboro Co, SC
married Mary Benton
b. Lewis Pipkin 1762 – 25 June 1814 TN
3. Steward [Stewart] Pipkin bef 1728 – 1795 NH Co, NC
married Tabitha ?
4. Joseph Pipkin ca 1705 [ca 1724] – Jan 1789 Dobbs County, NC
married Susannah Yeates dau of William of Bertie
a. Willis Pipkin died 1818 Wayne County, NC
i. Willis Pipkin also died ca 1818 in Wayne County, NC
line of Guy Potts
b. Elisha [Elijah] Pipkin
married Susannah Cogdell
c. Mildred Pipkin
married David Jernigan
d. Mary Pipkin
married Craddick
e. Susanna Pipkin
married John Beck
f. Nancy Pipkin
married Rhodes
g. daughter
married Lewis McCullen
5. Daniel Pipkin bef 1745 – bef 19 Feb 1788 Pitt Co, NC
6. Lewis Pipkin 1727 – Mar 1761 Dobbs County
married Mary Martin
a. Stephen Pipkin 2 Aug 1757 Dobbs Co-
married Amelia Thomson 1761 Duplin Co –
7. Isaac Pipkin 1727 – 23 Jan 1814 stayed in Gates County
married ca 1756 Charity Goodman 1736 – 28 Aug 1815
8. Mary Pipkin ca 1743 –
married Henry Goodman ca 1743 – ca 1817 Gates Co
a. William Goodman 1782 – 1841
b. Penelope Goodman ca 1783 –
married Parker
9. Martha Pipkin
10. Phillip Pipkin 1735/8 – ca 1790 Pitt Co NC
my plantation where I now live to him and his heirs forever
married Martha Paris died Pitt Co NC

a. Isaac Pipkin 28 Jan 1766 Pitt Co – 26 Jan 1839
married in Craven Co NC 7 July 1831 Mary McIlroy
b. Philip Pipkin 24 Dec 1770 Pitt Co – 10 Aug 1841 Gravois MO
c. Enos Pipkin 1772 Pitt Co –
married Elizabeth Dill
i. Aser Pipkin 1805 –

Will of John Pipkin – May 21, 1745 – Chowan County, NC
In the name of God Amen May the twenty first day 1745 I John Pipkin of Chowan County in North Carolina being sick and weak but of sound mind and perfect memory praise be to Almighty God for it do make and ordain this my last will and testament in manner and form following that is to say first and principally commending my soul into the hands of almighty God hoping through the meritorious death and passion of my Savior Jesus Christ to have full and free pardon and forgiveness of all my sins and to inherit everlasting life and my body committed to the earth to be decently buried at the discretion of my executors hereafter named and as touching all such temporal estate as it has pleased Almighty God to bestow upon me I give and dispose thereof as..
First my will is that all my just debts and funeral charges be honestly paid and discharged.
IMPRIMIS – I give and bequeath to my son Phillip Pipkin my plantation where I now live to him and his heirs forever and in case he dies before he comes to age to go to my son Joseph Pipkin and as far as my land marked by a line of marked trees joining to my plantation I give and bequeath to my two sons Lewis and Isaac Pipkin being part of the survey of land I now live upon southward I give to my son Lewis Pipkin and the west part to my son Isaac
Pipkin. I give to them and their heirs forever.
ITEM: I give and bequeath to my son Daniell Pipkin a peace of land upon Milly Swamp being part of the tract that his brother John Pipkin did formerly live upon, I give to him and his heirs forever and in case that either of the three Daniell Pipkin, Lewis Pipkin or Isaac Pipkin should dye then the said land to
fall to the brother in corse.
ITEM: I give to my son Joseph Pipkin a negro boy called Jack and my riding horse and bridle and saddle.
ITEM: I give to my son Daniel Pipkin two leather chairs, two pewter dishes and three pewter plates and two cows and a calf and a young steer about two or three years old and two sheep.
ITEM: I give to my son Isaac Pipkin a negro boy called Rollin.
ITEM: I give to my son Steward Pipkin a feather bed and furniture belonging to it and two pewter dishes and three plates and one iron pot two cows and calves and young of two or three years old and two sheep.
ITEM: I give to my son Jesse Pipkin a negro girl called Dorety.
ITEM: I give to my daughter Mary Pipkin a negro girl called Dina.
ITEM: I give and bequeath to my younger daughter Martha Pipkin a feather bed and furniture and least ovall table two pewter dishes and three plates one iron pot two cows and calves and a young steer and two sheep and also
ITEM: I give to my son Phillip Pipkin a bed and furniture and young __ a steer about three years old and if in case any of my children herein mentioned should die before they come to age then their part be given whatever it be negro or household stuff or cattle to be equally divided amongst the rest herein mentioned.
ITEM: I give to my loving wife Martha Pipkin a negro woman named Hannah and her increase from the date hereof and my negro man Ned and all the remaining part of my estate goods chattels during her natural life or widowhood and then to be equally divided amongst my children herein mentioned and LASTLY I appoint and nominate my loving wife Martha Pipkin and my son Joseph Pipkin to be my Executors of this my last will and testament utterly revoking all other will or wills that hath been made by me heretofore in
witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and fixed my seal.
John (X) Pipkin
Signed sealed and delivered
in presence of Henry Goodman Sr, Henry Goodman Jr, Timothy Goodman

Proved in his Majesty’s Court of Chowan County, North Carolina July 18,1745 with Martha Pipkin and Joseph Pipkin issued letters of Administration.

Ref: Guy Potts web site, Records of Chowan and Gates, gleanings from the internet

Response: I am a Pipkin, descended from John of 1745. you list Jesse Pipkin (son of John of 1745 and Martha) being married to Charlotte Fereba. The information on Jesse is the same as we have found, but our records show his spouse as being Fereba ____(?). Teri Gibson

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