- Born: Cir 1731, Chowan Co., NC
- Marriage: Charity Goodman circa 1756 in Gates Co., N.C.
- Died: 23 Jan 1814, Gates Co., NC at age 83
This is my working hypothesis - the way I see it as of this moment!!
Isaac Pipkin 1727 -1814 & Charity Goodman 1736 -1815 of Gates Co, NC
Isaac Pipkin married ca 1756 Charity Goodman in [what is now] Reynoldson twsp. Gates County, NC.
Isaac Pipkin was the son of John Pipkin who died in [what is now] Gates County in 1745 and his wife Martha.
The Pipkins had a trading post or store at Sarem in 1758 according to the histories of Gates. It was reputed to have been on the post route from Suffolk to Edenton and stage coach route to Wilmington.
Isaac was appointed a Justice of the Peace when the county was formed and later made sheriff of Gates County  He resigned as a Justice in Dec. 1787. In 1790 on the census he owns 34 slaves.
He wrote his will 24 Sept 1800 in Gates County. After the death of his wife Isaac Jr was given all land except the former William King land.
The deaths of Isaac and Charity were recorded in the Journal or workbook of Joseph Freeman of this Piney Grove/ Reynoldson Community who made their coffins. Isaac died 23 Jan 1814 and the mother of Isaac Jun died 28 Aug 1815. "Gates County, NC Cemetery and Death Records" Gates Co. Historical Soc.
Below is a exert regarding Isaac Pipkin from
The Holland Family of Virginia with Related & Connecting Families
Through 2 March 2007 by: J L "Gabe" Holland, CG
1) Isaac Pipkin was a REVOLUTIONARY WAR SOLDIER under Capt. Charles King. North Carolina Militia
2) Isaac Pipkin married ca. 1756 Charity Goodman in what is now Reynoldson Township, Gates County, North Carolina. Isaac was the son of John Pipkin (and his wife Charity who died in [what is now] Gates County in 1745. The Pipkin's operated a trading post at old Sarem in 1758 according to the histories of Gates, located on the post route between Suffolk and Edenton, on which traveled coaches bound to and from Wilmington. Isaac was appointed Justice of the Peace when the county was formed and made Sheriff of Gates County in 1786. He resigned as a Justice in December of 1787. The 1790 Census shows him owning 34 slaves. His Last Will and Testament was written on 24 September 1800. Following the death of Charity, their son Isaac Jr. was given title to all the lands save for the former William King plantation.
The deaths of Isaac and Charity were recorded in a journal kept by Joseph Freeman of Piney Grove plantation in the Reynoldson community of Gates County who constructed their coffins. Isaac died on Thursday, the 23rd day of January 1814 and his wife Charity Goodman Pipkin died on the 28th day of August 1815.
3) Will of Isaac Pipkin - September 29, 1800 - Died 1814
In the name of God Amen I, Isaac Pipkin Sen. of the County of Gates and State of North Carolina being at this present time in good health Since and memory, do make this to be and contain my last Will and Testament in Manner and form following, hereby revoking all other Wills heretofore by me made.
Imprimis. I leave unto my beloved wife Charity Pipkin all my Estate both real and personal that I am possessed with consisting of lands, Negroes, stock of different kinds and household and kitchen furniture with any other article or articles that I may now be possessed with during her natural life or widowhood.
Item. I give bequeath and devise unto my son Isaac Pipkin, after the death or marriage of his mother, all my lands that I am now possessed with except one tract which I purchased of William King lying in the county and state aforesaid. I say I give the said lands to my said son Isaac Pipkin to him and his heirs and assigns forever.
Item. I give bequeath and devise the tract of land as above excepted which I purchased of William King with all my Negroes, stock of different kinds, household and kitchen furniture with every article or articles that I am now possessed with after the death or marriage of my beloved wife, Charity Pipkin, the mother to my seven children (to Wit John Pipkin, Isaac Pipkin, Elizabeth Lee wife of Henry Lee, Margaret Barnes wife of Benjamin Barnes, Charity Barnes wife of Richard Barnes, Mary Ann Freeman wife of Joshua Freeman and Sarah Freeman wife of Jacob Freeman, to be equally divided among them share and share alike to them and their heirs and assigns forever. It is not withstanding my true intent and meaning that the property that I have before put into possession of my children or to either of them is to be considered as already given to them and which is not to be considered as any part of my estate whatsoever and Lastly nominate constitute and appoint my sons John Pipkin & Isaac Pipkin my whole and sole Executors to this my last Will and Testament In Testimony whereof I the said Isaac Pipkin Sen. hath hereunto set my hand & seal this 29th day of September 1800 Isaac Pipkin
Pronounced in the presence of us
William Gatling Jun
ENSIGN ISAAC PIPKIN, REVOLUTIONARY WAR SOLDIER under Capt Charles King. North Carolina Militia.
Pasquotauk Co[unty]., NC, [North Carolina] the militia rolls of 25 Nov 1754 list William Goodman, Joel Goodman, and Henry Goodman, all known descendants of William and Rebeccah Goodman. Also in that county were Robert Bayley and several other Bayleys, who were probably descended from the Anselm Baley who was on the Surry Co[unty], VA [Virginia] militia roll with William Goodman in 1687. Also there were: Joseph Richardson, Stephen Richardson, several Overtons, Howard and Isaac Pipkin, Trustram and Jesse Bethea, John Drury, and Joseph Ferrill. These are all names that recur in later Goodman lines of early TN [Tennessee] and KY [Kentucky].
Isaac married Charity Goodman, daughter of Living and Living, circa 1756 in Gates Co., N.C. (Charity Goodman died on 28 Aug 1815 in Gates Co., N.C..)