Person:Joseph Kennedy (18)

Dr. Joseph Kennedy
d.bef. 13 January 1778 Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
m. bef. 1728
  1. Jane KennedyBef 1728 - Bef 1806
  2. John KennedyAbt 1730 - Aft 1775
  3. Arthur KennedyBef 1734 -
  4. William Kennedy1733 -
  5. James KennedyAbt 1735 - 1825
  6. Anne Kennedyest 1736-1744 -
  7. Andrew Kennedyabt 1741 - 1821
  8. Dr. Joseph Kennedy1742 - bef 1778
  9. Elizabeth Kennedy1748 - 1821
  10. Sarah Kennedyabt 1758 - abt 1830
  11. Catherine Kennedyabt 1762 -
  • HDr. Joseph Kennedy1742 - bef 1778
  • WEsther Curran1740 - 1800
m. bef. 1766
  1. Rev. Samuel Kennedy1766 - 1796
Facts and Events
Name Dr. Joseph Kennedy
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1 April 1742 Augusta County, Virginia
Marriage bef. 1766 to Esther Curran
Death[1] bef. 13 January 1778 Mecklenburg County, North Carolina[will proven]

Will Abstract

Will of Joseph Kennedy, 8 April 1777, of the County of Mecklenburg, being very sick & weak in body... to wife Esther Kennedy, the plantation on which I now live 242 acres on waters of four mile creek, negro wench named Phillis until my son Joseph Kennedy comes to the age of 21, negro fellow Nero until my son David Kennedy comes to the age of 21, negro Hannah until my son Samuel comes to the age of 21; children to be constantly kept at school as their capacities will admit of; to my son Joseph Kennedy 116 acres on waters of four mile creek & a tract of 85 acres adj. it, and to have negro Phillis; to son David Kennedy, two tracts containing 550 acres, one 250 acres, the other 300 acres, formerly the property of Charles Mason, negro Nero; to son Samuel Kennedy, one Lott in the town of Charlotte, adj. John Sprinsteen & Daniel O'Cain with the improvement of a brick house, also plantation I now live on 200 acres and to pay his brother Joseph £50; exrs. to make sale of 1,000 acres upon waters of Catawba including the mountain island, also 400 acres on Twelve Mile Creek, also 100 acres on great road leading to Charleston within one mile of Widow Starrs, also 100 acres on the middle fork of Tyger River and three lots in Charlotte...
(Signed) Joseph Kennedy [Seal]
Exrs. wife Esther Kennedy, Thomas Downs & John Kennedy & Mary Curran. Also that the plantation in Pennsylvania in Hanover Township to be divided between wife & sons.
Mary Baldwin
Mary Curran, Jurat
Jane Sprout (X)
Proved 13 January 1778
Will Book D, pp. 123-126. C.R. 065.801.19
[Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. Abstracts of Early Wills, 1763-1790, by Brent Holcomb, pg. 34].
[Note: Mary Curran listed in the will above was the mother-in-law of Joseph Kennedy].
  1. 1.0 1.1 Public Member Trees: (Note: not considered a reliable source).