Dr. Andrew Bass, Jr.

Dr. Andrew Bass, Jr.

Male 1735 - 1791

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  • Name  Dr. Andrew Bass, Jr. 
    Prefix  Dr. 
    Suffix  Jr. 
    Born  1735  , Wayne, NC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  19 Nov 1791  , Wayne, NC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID  I16586  All Family Connections
    Last Modified  30 Sep 2011 

    Father  Andrew Bass, Sr.,   b. 9 Jun 1698, Norfolk, Surry, VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1770, , Craven, NC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Elizabeth Smith,   b. Abt 1700, , , VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  Abt 1728 
    Family ID  F5182  Group Sheet

    Family  Alice Ann Rhodes,   b. Abt 1758, , Dobbs, NC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  Abt 1775  , Wayne, NC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Anna Bass,   b. 1776, , Wayne, NC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1817, Waynesborough, Wayne, NC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  17 Mar 2016 
    Family ID  F5177  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Name: Andrew Bass
      Spouse: Alice Bass
      Daughter: Anna
      Slaves: Big Frank, Lucy, Aberdain, Little Frank, Jim,
      Bob, Will, Jack, Harry, Simon, Hannah, Rose,
      Bett, George Little Flora, Arnia, Nell, Rine, Cate,
      Doll, Little Rose, Tamer, James Ned and Mary
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      Doctr Andrew Bass, Senr-1790

      > In the name of God Amen I Andrew Bass Senr of the State of North Carolina
      > and County of Wayne being in perfect senses and memory blessed be Almighty
      > God do make ordain appoint and constitute this my last will and Testament in
      > manner & form following my soul I give to Almighty God from whom I recd
      > it, my Body I commit to the Earth to be buried in a Christian decent manner
      > at the discretion of my Executors and as for what worldly good it hath
      > pleased God to bestow on me I give and bequeath in manner & form following
      > Viz
      >
      > First, I lend to my beloved Wife Alice Bass my plantation on the Thorough
      > Fare swamp during her natural life or widowhood and at her death or marriage
      > to be return'd to my Daughter Anna Bass not allowing any more land to be
      > cleared on the side of the swamp where the plantation is nor any use made
      > of Oak Timber, I also give and bequeath to my beloved Wife Alice Bass to her,
      > her heirs & assigns forever One Negro Man named big Frank & One Negroe Woman
      > named Lucy Two Feather Beds & furniture One Sorrell mare & Colt Bridle &
      > saddle the mare known by the name of Sorrell & my bold Horse the Stock of
      > Cattle running at the place the number being twenty four head Five sows and
      > pigs and Bacon or pork sufficient for the first year and Sixty Barrels of
      > Corn, Five ewe and lambs Two pots & pot hooks one skillet one frying pan one
      > half of my pewter knives & forks and crockery ware and one half of the geese
      > Two plows one axe one graveling hoe & two weeding hoes two Chests Table &
      > half dozen Chairs one Linnen and one wooden wheel One Tub two pails two
      > piggins on loom and gears one hundred weight of seed Cotton & fifty weight of
      > Swingled Flaxe, and Fifty pounds to be laid out in building her a Dwelling
      > House on the plantation above mentioned
      >
      > Secondly I give and bequeath to Jerediah Foley & his Heirs forever, Two
      > hundred pounds to be laid out in two young Negroes, also One young Stud
      > Horse I am now raising named Tammerlin
      >
      > Thirdly & Lastly I give and bequeath to my beloved Daughter Anna Bass and
      > her Heirs forever the whole of my lands & plantations and all my Town
      > Lotts and the remainder of my Negroes Viz Aberdain, little Frank, Jim,
      > Bob, Will, Jack, Harry, Simon, George & Ned, Hannah, Rose, Flora, Arnia,
      > Nell, Rine, Cate, Doll, Bett, Little Rose, Tamer & Mary, and all my Debts
      > due to me or hereafter shall become due with all my stock of very kind and
      > all my Household Goods plantation Tools and all other of my Estate whatever
      > in whose hands Care keeping or Custody whatever the same Can or may be
      > found
      >
      > Further my will is that my hereafter nam'd Extrs shall yearly rent out my
      > mill & lands in different Tracks or parcels as they shall see Cause having
      > the mill House & plantation kept in good repair not suffering any land to
      > be cleared nor Oak Timber to be cutt down nor deeded Likewise to hire out
      > the Negroes yearly, & to sell the remainder of any Estate at Six Months
      > Credit, Except one mare and colt known by the name of Flag my beds &
      > furniture pewter & crockery ware One Chest & Books & to keep the money
      > arising therefrom after my Just Debts & Legacies is paid on Interest until
      > my s'd Daughter Anna Bass marries or arrives to the age of Twenty one years
      > Also it is my Will that my beloved Wife has the use of Rose Hannah Bett
      > George Little, Rose, James, Ned and Mary During her Widowhood or until such
      > time as my s'd Daughter Anna Bass marries or arrives to the age of Twenty
      > one years provided that my s'd Wife will raise and cloath the children that
      > now is born or hereafter shall be born by the female Negroes afor'd taking
      > those that is to be Born at the age of one year
      >
      > Furthermore I Empower & authorize any Extrs to sell the remainder of my
      > Estate & that without calling on any Sheriff whatever But if they see Cause
      > to Employ the sheriff of the County or any other person they think proper
      > to allow them Twenty Shillings per day for selling & making return to Court
      > on Oath Further it is my Will that my Daughter Anna Bass be Rais'd and
      > school'd, at the descretion of my Estrs & I appoint nominate Ordain &
      > constitute Uriah Bass [note: newphew, son of brother, Richard Bass] Col William Dickson & Needham Whitfield Extrs of this
      > my last will and Testament & I hereby revoke & disannull all former Will or
      > wills heretofore by me made acknowledging this to be my last will and
      > Testament, In Witness whereof I the s'd Andrew Bass Sr have hereunto set
      > my hand and seal this 30th Day of October 1790
      >
      > Andrew Bass {seal}
      >
      > Sign'd Seal'd Publish'd & declar'd
      > By the Testator to be his last will
      > & Testament in present off us
      >
      > Wm Morton
      > Charles Hase
      > Susanna Hase

      Source: Ancestry World Tree Project: John Lucas of Eastern North Carolina Descendants and Related Families; Updated 7 Dec 2004; Charles Lucas; http://awtc.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=clucas&id=I00912
      Visited by Shirley Dalton 29 May 2007 [2]

  • Sources 
    1. [S280] North Carolina Will Abstracts, 1760-1800, Olds, Fred A., (Oxford: Clearfield Co., 1925.; Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 1999.), page 317 (Reliability: 3).
      Index of Wills
      1791 April, BASS, ANDREW, Alice (wife); Anna daughter).

    2. [S282] Sons of the American Revolution, Clark, A. Howard, (New York, NY, USA: Louis H. Cornish, 1902. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 1997.) (Reliability: 3).
      Included in entry for Rhodes Borden. Lists Andrew Bass, Member of North Carolina Provincial Congress, 1776.