Posted By:Richard Davis
Subject:Isaac Gibson (d. 1790) of Onslow Co, NC is not son of Jacob of Pr Wm, VA
Post Date:November 14, 2012 at 19:18:37
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I found the following information on posted by Lallie Benkoski at

Onslow County, NC Deed Book P, page 50, dated 2 Sept 1762 -Wm. Gibson to son, Isaac Gibson, in consid. of love, etc. & 10 pounds - 300 acres, being part of the land Wm. Gibson purchased of Richard Russell, where said Isaac Gibson now lives, on southwest side of Whiteoak River, on Gibson Branch. Wit: James Dyson, Wm Higgins.

WILL: Source - Archives: Onslow County Wills, Vol. 2 (1746 - 1863) , unbound, page 24
Will of Isaac Gibson, dated 13 Aug 1789, probated April 1790, wife Rachel.
to wife, Rachel, one negro girl names Dinah and her increase
Children: Abram [ land I purchased of my father, & other land to: son of Isaac.
Isaac - see Abram
To son, Abram one tract or parcel of land that I purchased of my father containing three hundred acres more or less, also one hundred acres adjoining it, patented by myself, also one negro boy named Sam, also one Negro man named Cato, ...
Archelaus - land in Jones County
Fannyriah Farnel (wife of Micajah Farnel)
Shadrack - land in Jones Co. I had by my wife Rachel, known as Old Mill Neck, willed her by her father.
Executors: son-in-law Micajah Farnel, son Archelaus Gibson, & wife Rachel.
Wit: Elisha Freeman, John Lovett, Thos. Hewitt.

If this information is correct then Isaac Gibson who died in 1790 at Onslow County, North Carolina is the son of William Gibson and not Jacob Gibson of Prince William County, Virginia as many have shown on the usual genealogy message boards. There is no evidence that Jacob Gibson's son Isaac went to Onslow County, North Carolina.