Richard Blackledge, Esq.

Richard Blackledge, Esq.

Male - 1777

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  • Name  Richard Blackledge, Esq. 
    Suffix  Esq. 
    Born  , Craven, NC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  Oct 1777  , Craven, NC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID  I16588  All Family Connections
    Last Modified  30 May 2007 

    Father  Benjamin Blackledge, Sr.,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID  F5188  Group Sheet

    Family  Anna Bass,   b. 1733, , , NC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1807, , Wayne, NC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Richard Blackledge, Jr.,   b. , Craven, NC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Thomas Blackledge,   b. , Craven, NC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. William Blackledge,   b. , Craven, NC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Benjamin Blackledge,   b. , Craven, NC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Elizabeth Blackledge,   b. , Craven, NC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Ellenor Blackledge,   b. , Craven, NC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Ann Blackledge,   b. , Craven, NC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified  29 May 2007 
    Family ID  F5184  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S281] North Carolina Wills and Inventories, Grimes, J. Bryan, comp., (Copied from Original and Recorded Wills and Inventories in the Office of the Secretary of State. Raleigh, Nc, USA: 1912.) (Reliability: 3).
      Abstract of will:
      Dated 20 Feb 1776 by Richard Blackledge, Senr., of Craven County, No. Carolina
      Persons named as heirs:
      Ann Blackledge, wife
      Children:
      Richard Blackledge [inheritance included land patent originally belonging to Andrew Basse]
      William Blackledge
      Benjamin Blackledge Jur., "now an infant"
      Thomas Blackledge
      Elizabeth Blackledge and husband Spires Singleton [SD note: bequest is made to "Son in Law, Spires Singleton, to hold in trust for any Children he may have by my Daughter Elizabeth, his wife,..."]
      Ellenor Blackledge and husband Cap John Jones "of Lower merian, in Penselvania" [same conditions attached as above]
      Ann Blackledge
      bequest is also made "to any child, or children that my wife may now be pregnant with, or that she may have nine months, after my decease;..."
      Other persons named in will:
      Mrs. Mary Neal
      Miss Betsey Baker
      Benjamin Blackledge Senr., father
      Executors and guardians of his children: Jacob Blount, Christopher Neale, Richard Blackledge Jur., and Spyers Singleton
      Witnesses: J. G. [John Gray] Blount, Hanry Cannon, Reading Blount
      Offered for probate 15 Oct 1777