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Isabella
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(1771 - 1842)

Francis
Marion
McCorkle
Sr.

(1742 - 1808)

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McCorkle

(1720 - 1772)

Samuel
McCorkle

(1697 - ????)

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Isabella McCorkle

 
 

Born: 28 May 1771, Lincoln County, NC
Died:  26 Oct 1842, Lincoln/Catawba County, NC

 

 

Isabella McCorkle was the second child born to Francis Marion McCorkle Sr. and Sarah Jean WorkIsabella was born 28 May 1771 in Lincoln Co, NC.

 
 

Isabella McCorkle married William Able Beatty on 21 Apr 1791 in Mecklenburg Co, NC.  Tho(ma)s McCorkle was bondsman and James Meek was the witness.  Their marriage produced three children.

 

Marriage Bond for William Able Beatty and Isabella McCorkle

 
 
Children of William Able Beatty and Isabella McCorkle
Name Birth Date Death Date Spouse
Charles Manson Beatty 08 Aug 1795 23 Dec 1863 Judith Sherrill
Sally Lavinia Beatty 12 Jan 1798 30 May 1829 Thomas Loftin
Betsy Salina Beatty     George Little
07 Apr 1824
 
 
 
Like everyone else in Lincoln County, NC, in the 1700 and 1800s, William and Isabella McCorkle Beatty raised what they needed on their farm. Hunting wild game also provided meat for the family meals. North Carolina offered a variety of mammals, birds and fish including: deer, elk, beaver, opossum squirrel, rabbit, raccoon, quail, duck and catfish.
 

Coming across wild turkeys or a gaggle of geese was alway appreciated

 
 
 
William Able Beatty died 25 Aug 1818 in Lincoln Co (Catawba), NC.
 
 

The Will of Isabella Beatty

 

 

 

 

In the name of God amen! I ISABELLA BEATTY of the county of Lincoln and State of North Carolina being of sound mind & memory but weak in body do make and publish this my last Will and Testament in the following manner, that is to say, I give and bequeath to Charles Beatty my only son, a note on him for three hundred and seventy three dollars bearing date the twenty eight day of October one thousand eight hundred and nineteen, that if  the said Charles Beatty will pay out of said note to his second daughter Betsy Alvin Beatty ten dollars and all the rest of his children five dollars to each one which is now in existence the said note above described now in the hands of Gilbert Milligan and payable to me, and one bed and furniture and one writing table one large pot and pot rack hooks too flat irons one stone jug a check reel and all my books except a small Bible. 2nd I leave and bequeath to my granddaughter Isabella Caroline Loftin, a feather bed and under bed and bedstead, one bolster and too/two pillows one sheet, one blanket, one coverlet worn some, one new, one her choice, one calico quilt her choice, and a white knotted counterpen. And I leave and bequeath to my grand daughter Betsy Salina Loftin, one sheet, a blanket, too/two coverleds, one calico quilt, a white corded counterpen, these beds and furniture is what I allow for my daughter Sarah L (Lavine/Viney) Loftin the mother of the above named my two granddaughters. I also leave to Isabella Loftin one walnut chest and one dinner pot. I leave also a large stand of white curtains to my too/two granddaughters above named to devide as they lease I also leave my grandson James Franklin Loftin, one sheet and checkered counterpen and piece quilt, this is part I allow his mother. I also leave to my daughter Betsy Salina Little the balance of my bed clothes and wearing clothes. I also leave to my grand daughter Lavina Isabella Little a pine chest I also leave my beds I lie on and cover with bolsters and pillow to be equally divided by my daughter Betsy Salina Little between Jane Camilla and Lavina Isabella and Rebecca Adaline Little and my grandson James Franklin Loftin and my grand daughter Betsy Salina Loftin equally by my said daughter Betsy S. Little to take said beds into to her possession at my death. I also leave all the property if any is under my control coming to me from my sister Jane Alexander's Estate including money property real or personal of every description to be divided equally in two shares and one share of the two to be equally divided between my daughter Sarah L. (Lavina/Viney) Loftin's three children and in the other share to be equally divided between my daughter Betsy S. Little's children. I also leave to my grand daughter Isabella Caroline Loftin a small Bible that her and her sister and brother's ages is recorded in In witness I hereunto set my hand and seal this 11th day of December 1836 Signed acknowledges in the presence of us".
 

Isabella Beatty

Gilbert Milligan, Jurat
Alexr. McCorkle, Jurat
 
State of North Carolina   
Lincoln County     December ???? 1842
     The ???? Will was proved in open (in open) Court by the Oath of Gilbert Milligan a ????  ???? and Bonded.
                                                                                          Witness. ???? Cansler letter?
 
 
 
Isabella died 26 Oct 1842 in Lincoln Co (Catawba), NC.  She is buried in the McCorkle Family Cemetery in Catawba County near her father, mother and several of her siblings.
 
 

Unfortunately, vandals have damaged several of the headstones in the McCorkle Family Cemetery, including that of Isabella Beatty.  This is the way you'll find the headstone, [below] if you visit the cemetery. 

 

In Memory of
Isabella Baty (Beatty)
who departed this life
the 26th day of October, 1842,
Aged 74 years, 26 days

 
 

We set the pieces together briefly for a photo of Isabella's headstone

 
 
 
 
 
 

SOURCES

 

The McCorkle Cemetery, Catawba County, NC

 

"The McCorkle Family"
by C. P. Crosby
756 Moores Mill Rd. NW
Atlanta, GA  30217
[G-G-G-Grandson of Major Francis McCorkle]

 

Isabella McCorkle Beatty: Find-A-Grave

 
 
 
 
If you have photos or additional information about Isabella McCorkle, please contact me.