Ichabod  Ashcraft

Ichabod Ashcraft (1737 - 1804)

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Capt Ichabod Ashcraft aka Ashcroft, Ashcrofte, Ashcrafte
Born in Point Pleasant, Berkeley, Pennsylvania, USAmap
Husband of — married in Virginiamap
Husband of — married [location unknown]
Died in Uniontown, Fayette, Pennsylvania, USAmap
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Birth 1737 • Point Pleasant, Berkeley, Virginia, USA Detail Mid Land Newspaper Article Frazeysburg OH Cost $1.00 Daniel born North of ENGLAND in 1700 came to VA in 1728 & soon after arrival mar ried a Miss LEWIS, Born to this union 5 children- 1-DANIEL 2-ICHABOD 3-RACHEL 4-ELIZABETH 5-MARGARET ASHCRAFT Citation Information Transcript: DANIEL and ICHABOD ASHCRAFT were both engaged in the Battle of Point Pleasant. This battle was fought October 10, 1744 on the narrow point of land between the Ohio and the great Kanawha River in what is now West Virginia. Mid Land Newspaper Article, Frazeysburg, Ohio Cost $1.00 Other information ASHCRAFT PIONEERS SOURCE: Newspaper called MID LAND Published at Frazeysburg, Ohio February 8, 1894 $1.00 a Year DANIEL ASHCRAFT, the grandfather of the pioneer DANIEL ASHCRAFT, who settled in what is now Pike Township, Coshocton County, four miles north of Frazeysburg, on the farm now owned by LOUIS CHANEY, was born in the North or ENGLAND in 1700. He came to Virginia in 1728 and soon after arrival married a Miss LEWIS, a cousin of Colonel and General Lewis. There were born to this union five children, two boys DANIEL and ICHABOD ASHCRAFT, and three girls, RACHEL, ELIZABETH, and MARGARET ASHCRAFT. The girls married in Virginia and remained there. Nothing definite is known of them or their posterity. DANIEL and ICHABOD ASHCRAFT were both engaged in the Battle of Point Pleasant. This battle was fought October 10, 1744 on the narrow point of land between the Ohio and the great Kanawha River in what is now West Virginia. Here General LEWIS ably assisted by his brother, Colonel CHARLES LEWIS, with 1,100 Virginia troops, met and defeated the celebrated Indians under the leadership of CHIEF CORNSTALK, assisted by LOGAN RED EAGLE, retiring at night. Lewis' loss was three officers, his brother, the Colonel being one of the number. Sixty men killed and ninety-five wounded. The Indians lost about the same number. Just before sunset, DANIEL ASHCRAFT was shot dead by an Indian sharpshooter. ICHABOD ASHCRAFT went with the Army. After the battle the Army crossed the Ohio River and searched out into the Indian Country. CHIEF CORNSTALK was murdered by the Whites at Point Pleasant November 10, 1777, three years and one month after the Battle of Point Pleasant. Source Information Title: Mid Land Newspaper, Frazeysburg, Ohio February 8, 1894 Publisher: Newspaper was published at Frazeysburg, Ohio Repository Information - Name - Carole Anne BROWN Whittemore CaroleAnne269 personal copy Ashcraft Family Tree Book of photos and documents made by Madge Delores GRAVES Widdifield given to grand-daughter, Carole Anne BROWN Whittemore http://person.ancestry.com/tree/18163089/person/617280391/facts

Military 10 Oct 1744 • Point Pleasant, West Virginia Detail Mid Land Newspaper Article Frazeysburg OH Cost $1.00 DANIEL & ICHABOD ASHCRAFT were both engaged in the Battle of Point Pleasant. This battle was fought October 10, 1744 on the narrow point of land between the Ohio and the great Kanawha River SEE source above

The HORN Papers 1752 • London County, Virginia, USA P628: Ichabod Ashcraft b in Chester County in 1722 settled in London County, Virginia in 1752

The HORN Papers - MILITARY 1755 • Hagerstown, Washington, Maryland, USA Was a baggage wagoner in Gen Braddock's Army & injured while on the road to Hagerstown. He was taken back to Alexandria VA where he recovered & later retd to his home near "Hickory Point" The cargo could be anything that an army of that time required

Marriage to Elizabeth Coleman of English stock 1760 • Sleepy Creek, Berkley, West Virginia, USA ASHCRAFT PIONEERS Her Father owned a lg plantation & many slaves. Ichabod & Elizabeth had 6 sons: Daniel Jacob Ephriam Feats William & Ichabod 2 Girls: Catherine & Elizabeth.

CHILDREN of SARAH ELIZABETH COLEMAN "Mother of 10" & Ichabod Ashcraft: (1) DANIEL BOONE Ashcraft 1761–1846 (2) Ephraim Ashcraft 1763–1850 (3) Jacob Ashcraft 1764–1827 (4) Jediah Ashcraft 1766–1820 (5) Rachael Ashcraft 1768–1797 (6) Sarah Catherine Ashcraft 1770– (7) Elizabeth Ashcraft 1772– (8) Hannah Ashcraft Colvin 1775–1829 (9) Phelix Felix Ashcraft 1785–1830 (10) Nimrod Ashcraft 1786–1829

Marriage - ? SARAH? ELIZABETH Coleman Mom of 10 (1737–1821) 1760 • West Virginia, USA U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 Name: Ichabod Ashcraft Gender: Male Birth Place:VA Birth Year:1737 Spouse Name: Sarah Elizabeth Coleman Spouse Birth Year: 1733 Marriage Year:1760 No. Pgs: 1 (1) http://person.ancestry.com/tree/18163089/person/617280391/facts (2) http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=7836&h=34715&ssrc=pt&tid=18163089&pid=617280391&usePUB=true (3) http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=7836&h=258248&ssrc=pt&tid=18163089&pid=617280391&usePUB=true

Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants1742-1775 Vol. II 15 Aug 1768 • Frederick County, Virginia, USA Img208 Vol II Book O. O-175: Wm Bayley of Frederick Co 380A on S Fork of Sleepy Cr in said Co Surv. Richard Rigg Adj ICHABOD ASHCRAFT. 15 Aug 1768 http://interactive.ancestry.com/49390/FLHG_VANorthernNeckLandGrants2-0208/113061?backurl=http://person.ancestry.com/tree/18163089/person/617280391/facts/citation/142795667067/edit/record

1 of 2 articles in The Morning Herald Newspaper - FORT ASHCRAFT 1770-3 Jun 1969 • Uniontown, Fayette, Pennsylvania, USA 1 of 2 FORT ASHCRAFT (Ichabod Ashcraft 1737-1804) The Morning Herald Newspaper Vol 63 No 125 Uniontown, Fayette, PA ARTICLE: 26 Old-Time FORTS Dot FAYETTE - Greene Landscape. FORT ASHCRAFT in Fayette County http://interactive.ancestry.com/51741/News-PE-MO_HE-51741_1969_06_03_0001/508234753?backurl=http://person.ancestry.com/tree/18163089/person/617280391/facts/citation/142795664894/edit/record

2 of 2 articles in The Morning Herald Newspaper - FORT ASHCRAFT 1770 3 Jun 1969 • Uniontown, Fayette, Pennsylvania, USA 2 of 2 FORT ASHCRAFT (Ichabod Ashcraft 1737-1804) The Morning Herald Newspaper Vol 63 No 125 Uniontown, Fayette, PA ARTICLE: 26 Old-Time FORTS Dot FAYETTE - Greene Landscape. FORT ASHCRAFT in Fayette County http://interactive.ancestry.com/51397/News-PE-EV_ST.1969_06_03-0006/508234758?backurl=http://person.ancestry.com/tree/18163089/person/617280391/facts/citation/142795664188/edit/record

ASHCRAFT'S FORT 1770 • Georges Twp, Fayette, Pennsylvania, USA Ashcraft's Fort, built by Ichabod Ashcraft, near a spring on a tract of land called Buffalo Pasture. Patented May 29th, 1770. Owned now by Benjamin Goodwin. This fort was, as were nearly all the old settlers forts in that region, a two-story log blockhouse

Residence - ASHCRAFT FORT 1770 • Georges Twp, Fayette, Pennsylvania, USA P566 From History of Fayette County ASHCRAFT FORT named after ICHABOD ASHCRAFT on tract known as BUFFALO PASTURE on Cherokee Trail Fort has disap peared Stockade of 1 acre with ditch & picket line CHEROKEE TRAIL became GRASY RUN RD Citation Information Transcript BOOK: From the History of Fayette County PAGE: 566 "Ashcraft Fort named after ICHABOD ASHCRAFT on tract known as "BUFFALO PASTURE" on the line of CHEROKEE TRAIL. Fort has long since disappeared. Stockade of an acre with a ditch and picket line. CHEROKEE TRAIL later became GRASY RUN ROAD. Title: History of Fayette County Note: Page 566 http://person.ancestry.com/tree/18163089/person/617280391/facts

Battle of Point Pleasant 10 Oct 1774 • Virginia, USA Family tradition states that Ichabod fought in the Point Pleasant Battle, but some researchers have Not found concrete evidence of that participation. War fought between Virginia militia and Indians from the Shawnee and Mingo tribes.

Brother, Daniel KILLED at Battle of Point Pleasant 10 Oct 1774 • Point Pleasant, West Virginia, USA ASHCRAFT PIONEERS: Daniel & Ichabod were both engaged in the Battle of Point Pleasant. Gen Lewis' brother Col Lewis was 1 of 3 officers killed. Brother, Daniel Ashcraft was SHOT DEAD by an Indian Sharpshooter.

The Battle of Point Pleasant 10 Oct 1774 • Point Pleasant, West Virginia, USA ASHCRAFT PIONEERS: Daniel & Ichabod were both engaged in the Battle of Point Pleasant. Here Gen Lewis ably assisted by his bro Col Lewis defeated the Indians under the leadership of Chief Cornstalk assisted by Logan Red Eagle.

Residence 1774 • Georges Twp, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, USA P300 Ft Ligonier & its times: a hist of 1st English FORTS West of the Allegheny Mtns CHAP XIV P320 Ashcraft's blockhouse, erected in 1774 in George's Township. (1) http://interactive.ancestry.com/26721/dvm_LocHist011377-00166-0/317backurl=http://person.ancestry.com/tree/18163089/person/617280391/facts/citation/74593468466/edit/record (2) Transcript DAR Magazine Page 706 DAR Magazine - New Ancestor Records April 16, 1977 and April 22, 1977 Author: DAR Note: Page 706 Publisher: DAR Publisher Date: April 16, 1977 and April 22, 1977 Repository Information: Name: Carole Anne BROWN Whittemore personal copy JR Member DAR through Ichabod Ashcraft Note: Ashcraft Family Tree Book of photos and sources made by Madge Delores GRAVES Widdifield given to grand-daughter, Carole Anne BROWN Whittemore NEW ANCESTOR RECORDS Whose Records During the Revolution Have Been Established By The Registrar General Showing State From Which The Soldier Or Patriot Served. (Further Data Available In Supplement To Patriot Index) NEW ANCESTOR LIST, April 16, 1977 and April 22, 1977 Abernathy, Robert Jr. Lincoln Co., NC Adair, Robert Tyrone Twp, Cumberland Co., PA Allen, Edmund Sturbridge, MA Allen, Josiah Little Saluda, Ninety-Six Dist., SC Anderson, Alexander Kent and Queen Anne Cos., Md and Phila PA Anderson, Daniel Hartford Co., MD Andrews, Daniel Fairfield, CT Arnold, Moses Cumberland Co., VA ASHCRAFT, ICHABOD WESTMORELAND CO., PA through last name on page..... Eddy, Esek Glocester, Providence Co., RI Page 706 DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION MAGAZINE Detail (2) http://person.ancestry.com/tree/18163089/person/617280391/facts

Ichabod Ashcraft: Sharp Shooter recruited by Capt Michael Cresap Jul 1775 • Millsboro, Washington, Pennsylvania, USA P769 Vol II Horn Papers Recruiting Station at Ft Teagarden Men selected on ability to shoot a dead center shot at 300 yds Ichabod was among 80 men selected to be 1st Co. in the colony of VA to serve in RevWar 1775-1781

Longrifles used in the Revolutionary War 1775 • Pennsylvania, USA Captain Ichabod Ashcraft, SHARP SHOOTER who could hit a bulls eye at 300 yards probably used this type of rifle.

Fort Teagarden 1775 • Millsboro, Washington, Pennsylvania, USA P599 Appendix The Ashcraft Family by Martha Ashcraft Neal Fort built by Abraham Teagarden & son in 1767 land was bought from Richard Ashcraft. It stood 100 ft from Monongahela River near the old Emery Distillery at Millsboro. BOOK: The Ashcraft Family by Martha Ashcraft Neal - Owned by Carole Anne BROWN Whittemore CaroleAnne269 on Ancestry.com Ashcraft and Lewis Ancestors http://person.ancestry.com/tree/18163089/person/617280391/facts

REVOLUTIONARY WAR SOLDIER - CAPTAIN 1776 • Pennsylvania, USA General James Cox Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution: OUR PATRIOT ANCESTORS Ens Nicholas Day Amos, MD, Christina DittoPS James Anthony, NC, Lydia Coffin PS William Armfield, PA, Mary Hamilton CAPT ICHABOD ASHCRAFT, PA, Sarah Coleman Transcript NEW ANCESTOR RECORDS Whose Records During the Revolution Have Been Established By The Registrar General Showing State From Which The Soldier Or Patriot Served. (Further Data Available In Supplement To Patriot Index) NEW ANCESTOR LIST, April 16, 1977 and April 22, 1977 Abernathy, Robert Jr. Lincoln Co., NC Adair, Robert Tyrone Twp, Cumberland Co., PA Allen, Edmund Sturbridge, MA Allen, Josiah Little Saluda, Ninety-Six Dist., SC Anderson, Alexander Kent and Queen Anne Cos., Md and Phila PA Anderson, Daniel Hartford Co., MD Andrews, Daniel Fairfield, CT Arnold, Moses Cumberland Co., VA ASHCRAFT, ICHABOD WESTMORELAND CO., PA through last name on page..... Eddy, Esek Glocester, Providence Co., RI Page 706 DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION MAGAZINE Title: DAR Magazine - New Ancestor Records April 16, 1977 and April 22, 1977 Author: DAR Note: PAGE 706 Publisher: DAR Publisher Date: April 16, 1977 and April 22, 1977 Repository Information: Name: Carole Anne BROWN Whittemore personal copy Note: Carole Anne BROWN Whittemore personal copy JR Member DAR through Ichabod Ashcraft Note: Ashcraft Family Tree Book of photos and sources made by Madge Delores GRAVES Widdifield given to grand-daughter, Carole Anne BROWN Whittemore

Daughters of the American Revolution #617124 Madge Widdifield 1776-May 1976 • Pennsylvania, USA #617123 Carole Whittemore REFERENCE: Vol. IV page 428 5th Series of Penn. Archives The said Ichabod Ashcraft is the ancestor who assisted in establishing American Independence while acting the the capacity of Capt of Westmoreland Co. Militia - Continental Line of PA. See PAGE 706 Source above

Military 1776 • Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, USA P706 New Ancestor Records - Daughters of the American Revolution Magazine April 16, 1977 & April 22 1977 ASHCRAFT ICHABOD WESTMORE LAND COUNTY PA CAPTAIN in REVOLUTION ARY WAR - Capt. of Westmoreland Co. Militia - Continental Line of Pennsylvania See PAGE 706 Source above

Ranger on Frontier - Ashcraft Research - PAID RESEARCH 1980 by Wilma Hillman 1778-1783 • Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, USA Drew depreciation pay from Continental line of Westmoreland Co, PA

Occupation 1780 • Georges Twp, Fayette, Pennsylvania, USA Wonderful history of Ichabod: was a dealer in salt (from the salt springs on the Kanawha River) & ginseng c1780 in Georges Twp Fayette Co PA - Ash craft Family book by Neal) Called the Red Salt from Kanawha because of its color was caused by its iron impurity BOOK: The Ashcraft Family by Martha Ashcraft Neal - Owned by Carole Anne BROWN Whittemore CaroleAnne269 on Ancestry.com Ashcraft and Lewis Ancestors http://person.ancestry.com/tree/18163089/person/617280391/facts

Commanding Officer 11 Jul 1782 • Fayette County, Pennsylvania, USA SOURCE: Ashcraft Fam Research: History of Fayette County, PA Commanding Officer in Fayette County, PA

Ashcraft Family Research 1980 by Wilma Hillman 1782 • Uniontown, Fayette, Pennsylvania, USA Minutes of Military Court of Appeal Old Manuscript Books at Uniontown. Recruited in VA 1775 by Michael Cresap

Ichabod's Wife: Elizabeth - 1785 Letter of Dismission 10 Sep 1785 Bev684 on Ancestry.com found: a Letter of Dismission filed 10Sep 1785 for Elizabeth Ashcraft. Historical records support ELIZABETH as Ichabod's WIFE, NOT RACHAEL. Rachel was Elizabeth's SISTER - Read Court transcript of distribution of Ichabod's estate gives RACHAEL as WIDOW

Residence 1785 • Georges Twp, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, USA Img 1 PA Tax & Exoneration 1768-1801 Fayette - Georges Township 20 "A" 3 Columns L S D ASHCRAFT, John " 10 11 ASHCRAFT, Ephraim " 6 3 ASHCRAFT, Ichabode " 19 2 http://interactive.ancestry.com/2497/33020_254650-00308/1975500?backurl=http://person.ancestry.com/tree/18163089/person/617280391/facts/citation/142795596164/edit/record

Residence 1787 • Georges Twp, Fayette, Pennsylvania, USA P31 Im32 The Early Background of the Gard family in America The number of property owners in Georges twp had increased until there were more than 200 as follows: Jacob Abraham ICHABOD ASHCRAFT xx Moses GARD Wm Graham xx Theres long list of names omitted (1) http://interactive.ancestry.com/18263/dvm_GenMono003882-00035-0/31backurl=http://person.ancestry.com/tree/18163089/person/617280391/facts/citation/74593457563/edit/record

Residence 1788 • Fayette County, Pennsylvania, USA Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission; Records of the Office of the Comptroller General, RG-4; Tax & Exoneration Lists, 1762-1794; Microfilm Roll: 327 : Ichabud Ashcraft YEAR: 1788 TOWN OR WARD: Georges COUNTY: Fayette ARCHIVE ROLLNAME: 327 http://interactive.ancestry.com/2497/33020_254650-00403/1984929?backurl=http://person.ancestry.com/tree/18163089/person/617280391/facts/citation/142795596052/edit/record

Residence 12 Mar 1788 • Georges Twp, Fayette, Pennsylvania, USA 199 1/2 Acres patented to Ichabod Ashcraft - Georges Twp. - "Buffalo Pastures" - surveyed 1770 - on hill between Georges North Branch and York Run on Uniontown to Georges Creek Road (Morgantown) - March 12, 1788 http://mv.ancestry.com/viewer/b49461ef-bcb0-46db-9ed6-48e7fef42d51/18163089/617280391

Residence 1788 • Fayette, Pennsylvania, USA P40 Img 19 Pennsylvania Tax & Exoneration 1768-1801 (ICHABUD) ICHABOD ASHCRAFT - Richard Ashcraft - Daniel Ashcraft sing - Jacob Ashcraft sing - Rich J Ashcraft sing - James Ashcraft - Jediah Ashcraft Ephrim Ashcraft http://interactive.ancestry.com/2497/33020_254650-00434/1992602?backurl=http://person.ancestry.com/tree/18163089/person/617280391/facts/citation/142795663979/edit/record

Mount Moriah Baptist Church dismissed Ichabod Ashcraft 12 Jun 1789 • Pennsylvania, USA Approved into the church "by experience," was later accused of drunkenness, was denied communion, and finally dismissed from the congregation for drunkenness, abusive language, and fighting [Neal, Ashcraft Family, p. 39].

Mount Moriah Baptist Church - Ichabod Ashcraft 12 Jun 1790 • Pennsylvania, USA Monthly Meeting June 12th 1790 An accusation against Br. Ichabod Ashcraft that he had Drank to Excess several times and in particular at a Burying in May 22nd last this Left as it stands to see if his future conduct will be Better

Residence 1790 • Georges, Fayette, Pennsylvania, USA 1790 Census Place: Georges, Fayette, Pennsylvania; Series: M637; Roll: 8; Page: 18; Image: 572; Family History Library Film: 0568148 http://interactive.ancestry.com/5058/4185998_00572/310157?backurl=http://person.ancestry.com/tree/18163089/person/617280391/facts/citation/2955459365/edit/record

Residence 1798 • Georges, Fayette, Pennsylvania, USA Img 17 (A) #3. PA US Direct Tax List 1798 3- ASHCRAFT Ichabod Dwelling House:1 Out houses:1 Dimension of area: 20x22 Built with Logs 1 1/2 stories Windows:1 Lights:9 Quantity of Land: 1Acre Value ea dwell house: $130 Value dwell & outhouses: $130.00 http://interactive.ancestry.com/2497/33020_254650-00434/1992602?backurl=http://person.ancestry.com/tree/18163089/person/617280391/facts/citation/142795663979/edit/record

Residence 1800 • Georges Twp, Fayette, Pennsylvania, USA 1800 Census Place: Georges, Fayette, Pennsylvania; Roll: 38; Page: 544; Image: 227; Family History Library Film: 363341**ASHCRAFT: Ichabod Free Wh Males under 10:1 Males 45+:1 Free Wh Females 45+:1 No household uner 16:1 over 25:2 Total: 3 http://interactive.ancestry.com/7590/4440906_00227/411220?backurl=http://person.ancestry.com/tree/18163089/person/617280391/facts/citation/2955452103/edit/record


Ichabod Ashcraft's Partition in Orphans Court 7 Mar 1804 • Pennsylvania, USA Publisher Recorder of Wills Office, Fayette County Court House, Uniontown, Pennsylvania Publisher Location Publisher Date Call Number Orphan's Court Index: Ichabod Ashcraft Partition, Volume 1 Page 49 Transcript COVER of ORPHANS COURT PETITION: DANIEL ASHCRAFT 1761-1846, Father, ICHABOD ASHCRAFT 1737-1804 1980 Paid Research by Wilma Hillman For Madge Widdifield To Carole Whittemore. + + + Children of ICHABOD ASHCRAFT: Daniel - Jacob - Jediah - Ephraim - Felix - Nimrod -Rachael (Jesse Stewart) - Elizabeth (Joseph Coleman) - Hannah (Thomas Colvin) - Sarah (Gideon Jackson) The distribution of the real estate of ICHABOLD ASHCRAFT deceased ----which by the Inquest was valued at the sum of.....L (pounds mark) 10751.... and taken by DANIEL ASHCRAFT eldest son. To the WIDOW a one third which is .... L358.66.8 the interest of which Sum is to be paid to her during her natural life annually - being L21..10.. - and that sum to wit L358..6.8. is to be divided to and among the representatives of the deceased in equal portions or tenants in common and payable to them severally at the death of the WIDOW, that is one tenth part to: JACOB ASHCRAFT ...L35.,5,8 , JEDIAH ASHCRAFT .... EPHRAIM ASHCRAFT ..... FELIX ASHCRAFT ..... NIMROD ASHCRAFT ....JESSE STEVEN intermarried with RACHEAL ASHCRAFT ..... JOSEPH COLEMAN intermarried with ELIZABETH ASHCRAFT ..... THOMAS COLVIN intermarried with HANNAH ASHCRAFT ..... GIDEON JACKSON intermarried with SARAH ASHCRAFT, or to their legal representatives - - each share being L(pound sign) 716..13.4 Also, the remaining two thirds of the valuation that is L(pound sign) 716..13.4 to be divided to and among the above named representatives Share and Share alike being the sum of L(pound sign) 71..13.4 to each payable in one year from the date of the Recognizance or to their legal representatives - - DANIEL ASHCRAFT enters into a Recognizance to Remain as Security for the above portions. ++++ Children mentioned: DANIEL Ashcraft 1761-1846; JACOB Ashcraft 1764-1827; JEDIAH Ashcraft 1766-1820; EPHRIAM Ashcraft 1763-1850; FELIX Ashcraft 1785-1830; NIMROD Ashcraft 1786-1829 and Daughters: RACHEAL Ashcraft b 1768 wife of Jesse Stewen; ELIZABETH Ashcraft b1772 wife of Joseph Coleman; HANNAH Ashcraft 1775-1829 wife of Thomas Colvin; and SARAH ASHCRAFT b1770 wife of Gideon Jackson. Page 2 WILL of ICHABOD ASHCRAFT 1737-1804 1980 Paid Research by Wilma Hillman For Madge Widdifield To Carole Whittemore. + + + Inquisitions indented and taken at the Late dwelling house of ICHABOD ASHCRAFT, deceased in the Township of George in the County of Fayette the twenty sixth day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and four before JAMES ALLEN, Esquire high Sheriff of the County aforesaid by virtue of a writ of partition or valuation to him directed and to this Inquisition annexed by the oaths and affirmations respectively of: ROBERT RICHEY, Esquire, RICHARD LEWIS, THOMAS CARR, JOHN BELL, JACOB KILE, HENRY SMITH, DAVID MILLER, JAMES HUEY, JONATHAN GRIFFITH, THOMAS SALISBURY, JOHN DALE, and JOHN MARPALE (?) - - - - - Twelve free honest and lawfull men of his bailwik who on their oaths and affirmations afforesaid respectively do say that they went to the Mesuage (?) and tract of Land whereof ICHAOD ASHCRAFT in the said writ named died ??red and then and there did find that the same could not be parted and divided to and among the parties in the said writ named without prejudice or spoiling the wholee thereof. And therefore the Inquest aforesaid on their oaths and affirmations as aforesaid have valued and appraised the same at the sum of one thousand and seenty five pounds. In Testimony whereof are well the said Sheriff as the Inquest afforesaid have to this Inquisition interchangably set their hands and seals dated the day and ???? first above written. SIGNED: JAMES ALLEN, Sheriff - R. RICHEY - RICHD LEWIS - THOS. CARR - JACOB KILE - HENRY his mark SMITH - DAVID MILLER - JAMES his mark HUEY - JONATHAN GRIFFITH - THOMAS SALISBARY - JOHN DALE - JOHN MARPLE(?) NOTE: I could not decipher some of the words in this petition. If anyone knows the correct words, please let me know so I can make this document completely accurate. Thank You, Carole + + + ORPHANS COURT PETITION: DANIEL ASHCRAFT 1761-1846, Father, ICHABOD ASHCRAFT 1737-1804 1980 Paid Research by Wilma Hillman For Madge Widdifield To Carole Whittemore. + + + To the Honourable SAMUEL ROBERTS, Esquire Resident and his a?atiates? Judges of an ORPHANS COURT at March Term 1804. The Petition of DANIEL ASHCRAFT eldest Son of ECHABILD (ICHABOD) ASHCRAFT late of George Township deceased Humbly sheweth, that your petitioner's said Father lately died intestate, leaving a WIDOW, to wit, RACHEAL ASHCRAFT and ?said your petioner DANIEL ASHCRAFT, JACOB ASHCRAFT, JEDIAH ASHCRAFT, EPHRAIM ASHCRAFT, PHELIX (FELIX) ASHCRAFT and NIMROD ASHCRAFT, RACHEAL ASHCRAFT intermarried with JESSE STEWART, ELIZABETH ASHCRAFT intermarried with JOSEPH COLEMAN, HANNAH ASHCRAFT intermarried with THOMAS COLVIN, SARAH ASHCRAFT intermarried with GIDEON JACKSON, and that the Said intestate died Seized in his demesne is? office? of and in a certain messuage? and tract of land Situate in George Township containing Two Hundred Acres with the appuntenance?: Your Petitioner therefore may, your honours to award an inquest to make partition of the premises aforesaid, to and among the children and representatives of the intestate in such manner and such propartion as by the laws of this Commonwealth is directed, if such partition can be made without prejudice to or spoiling the whole; but if such partition cannot be made thereof as aforesaid, then to value and appraise the same, and make report of their procedings herein according to law. And he will pray? DANIEL his A mark ASHCRAFT Fayette County v/s. The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to the Sheriff of Fayette County greeting. Whereas DANIEL ASHCRAFT 1761-1846, eldest Son of ICHABOD ASHCRAFT 1737-1804 late of George Township deceased this day presented a Petition to our Justices of the Orphan Court of the said county setting forth that his Father lately died in testate leaving a Widow to wit, RACHEL ASHCRAFT, and from the Petitioner DANIEL ASHCRAFT, JACOB ASHCRAFT, JEDIAH ASHCRAFT, EPHRAIM ASHCRAFT, FELIX ASHCRAFT and NIMROD ASHCRAFT. RACHEL ASHCRAFT intermarried with JESSE STEWART, ELIZABETH ASHCRAFT intermarried with JOSEPH COLEMAN, HANNAH ASHCRAFT intermarried with THOMAS COLVIN, SARAH ASHCRAFT intermarried with GIDEON JACKSON, and that the Said In testate died seized in his deisne as office of and in a certain misuage and tract of land in George Township containing two hundred 200 acres with the appurtenances? and therefore praying the Court to award an inquest to make partition of the premises afore-said to and amongst the children and representatives of the in testate in such manner and such proportion as by the laws of this commonwealth is directed if such partition can be made without prejudice to or spoiling the whole, but if such partition cannot be made thereof as aforesaid then to value and appraise the same. He and the said inquest is awarded by the Court according to the prayer of the said Petitioner. *hard to read: We? ? command you That ?? ???ing with you twelve honest and lawful men of your bail???? you go to the said ??? and tract of land and thus by their oath or solemn affirmation in the presence of the justice aforesaid by you to be named (if upon being named they will be present) the said ????? tract of land with the appurtenances having respect to the true value thereof, into ten equal parts you cause to be parted and divided if the same can be so parted and divided without ?? justice to or spoiling the whole and one of the said an equal part unto the said DANIEL the oldest Son of the said ICHABOD ASHCRAFT deceased, one other of the said equal parts unto the said JACOB ASHCRAFT, one other of the said equal part unto the said JEDIAH ASHCRAFT, one other of the said equal parts unto the said EPHRAIM ASHCRAFT, one other of the said equal parts unto the said FELIX ASHCRAFT, one other of the said equal parts unto the said NIMROD ASHCRAFT, one other of the said equal parts unto the said JESSE STEWART and RACHEL his wife in right of the said Rachel, one other of the said equal parts to the said JOSEPH COLEMAN and ELIZABETH his wife in right of the said ELIZABETH, one other of the said equal parts to THOMAS COLVIN and HANNAH his wife in right of the said HANNAH and one other of the said equal parts to GIDEON JACKSON and SARAH his wife in right of the said SARAH to hold to them in ???alty you assign and deliver. But if the said Inquest cannot make partition of the said essuage and tract of land with the appurtenance with out. 2 of2 Writ of Partition Orphan: Ichabod Ashcraft 1737-1804 + + + CONTINUED from 1of2 Writ: died in testateout prejudice to or spoiling the whole thereof. That then you cause the said Inquest to value and appraise the same and that the position on valuation so made you distinctly and openly have before our Justices at Union Town at our Orphan's Court there to be held for the County of Fayette the Second Monday of June next under your hand and save? and under the hands and seals of those by whose oath or affirmation you make that partition or valuation. And have you Him there this writ. Witness the Honorable SAMUEL ROBERTS, Esquire at Union Town the fourteenth day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and four. EPHRAIM DOUGLAS Detail: Names of Ichabod Ashcraft's children Other information: Writ of Partition Source Information: Title - Ichabod Ashcraft Partition in Orphans Court March 7, 1804 Author: Daniel B. Ashcraft 1761-1846 Petitioned the Court Orphan's Court Index: Ichabod Ashcraft Partition, Volume 1 Page 49 Publisher: Recorder of Wills Office, Fayette County Court House, Uniontown, Pennsylvania Repository Information: Name: Carole Anne BROWN Whittemore personal copy Note: Ashcraft Family Tree Book of photos and sources made by Madge Delores GRAVES Widdifield given to grand-daughter, Carole Anne BROWN Whittemore http://person.ancestry.com/tree/18163089/person/617280391/facts

Cover of Orphan's Court Petition - lists children of Ichabod 21 Mar 1804 • Georges Twp, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, USA Children of ICHABOD ASHCRAFT: Daniel - Jacob - Jediah - Ephraim - Felix - Nimrod -Rachael (John Stewart) - Elizabeth (Joseph Coleman) - Hannah (Thomas Colvin) - Sarah (Gideon Jackson) http://person.ancestry.com/tree/18163089/person/617280391/facts

Will - Page 2 26 Mar 1804 • Georges Twp, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, USA Page 2 signed by ROBERT RICHEY, Esquire, RICHARD LEWIS, THOMAS CARR, JOHN BELL, JACOB KILE, HENRY SMITH, DAVID MILLER, JAMES HUEY, JONATHAN GRIFFITH, THOMAS SALISBURY, JOHN DALE, and JOHN MARPALE

Will 26 Mar 1804 • Georges Twp, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, USA PAGE 1 The distribution of real estate of Ichabold Ashcraft deceased .. Daniel Ashcraft - eldest son

Ichabod died intestate - no will ORPHANS COURT Petition Mar 1804 • Georges Twp, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, USA

Death 1 May 1804 • Uniontown, Fayette, Pennsylvania, USA Family Data Collection - Individual Records Name: Ichabod Ashcraft Spouse:Rachel Parents: Daniel Ashcraft, Elizabeth Lewis Birth Place: Frederick, Nr Pt Pleasant, VA Birth Date:1737 Death Place: Uniontown Fayette Co, PA Death Date: 1804 http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=4725&h=3712576&ssrc=pt&tid=18163089&pid=617280391&usePUB=true

Findagrave Memorial # 46831722 Icahbod Ashcraft (??) May 1804 • Williamstown, Grant, Kentucky, USA ?Prove?**spelled Ic ah bod on findagrave Birth: unknown Death: unknown Co. D, 53rd Ky. Inft. No dates given Burial: Fairview Cemetery Williamstown Grant Co Kentucky USA Created by: gagirlstyle Record added: Jan 18, 2010 Find A Grave Memorial# 46831722

Burial: Unknown Created by: Philip Warren Rupp Record added: Sep 17, 2015 Find A Grave Memorial# 152438368 Ichabod Ashcraft 1737-1804

Probate Jun 1804 • Fayette, Pennsylvania, USA Index to Orphans Court Records A-D 1783-1950 Name: Ichabod Ashcraft Probate Date: Jun 1804 Probate Place: Fayette, PA USA Inferred Death Year: Abt 1804 Inferred Death Place: PA USA Household Members: Ichabod Ashcraft http://interactive.ancestry.com/8802/005537866_00022/431263?backurl=http://person.ancestry.com/tree/18163089/person/617280391/facts/citation/343732003906/edit/record

BOOK: The Ashcraft Family by Martha Ashcraft Neal - Owned by Carole Anne BROWN Whittemore CaroleAnne269 on Ancestry.com Ashcraft and Lewis Ancestors http://person.ancestry.com/tree/18163089/person/617280391/facts

BOOK: Ashcraft Family Tree Personal Book of photos and sources made by Madge Delores GRAVES Widdifield given to grand-daughter, Carole Anne BROWN Whittemore

Paid Research by Wilma Hillman For Madge Widdifield to grdau CaroleAnne269 on Ancestry.com Ashcraft & Lewis Ancestors Tree Captain Ichabod Ashcraft 1737-1804 http://person.ancestry.com/tree/18163089/person/617280391/facts

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Birth

Birth:
Date: ABT 1737
SDATE 1 JUL 1737
Place: Point Pleasant, Bland, VA?
Birth:
Date: 1737
SDATE 1 JUL 1737
Place: Pt. Pleasant, Frederick, Virginia

Found multiple copies of BIRT DATE. Using ABT 1737

Death

Death:
Date: 1803
SDATE 1 JUL 1803
Place: Uniontown, Fayette, Pennsylvania

User ID

User ID: FE14E75598D5AC40826F66A6FC27D9BA5ACA

Data Changed

Data Changed:
Date: 12 NOV 2003

Prior to import, this record was last changed 12 NOV 2003.

Marriage

Husband: Ichabod Ashcraft
Wife: Rachel Stewart
Child: Daniel B. Ashcraft
Marriage:
Date: 1760
SDATE 1 JUL 1760[1]
Husband: Daniel Ashcraft
Wife: Elizabeth Lewis
Child: Ichabod Ashcraft
Marriage:
Date: ABT 1723
SDATE 1 JUL 1723
Place: NJ or PA[2]

Sources

  • WikiTree profile Ashcraft-217 created through the import of LeonardDM.ged on Jan 3, 2012 by D Tripp. See the Changes page for the details of edits by D and others.
  • Source: S8 Abbreviation: Crowder, John L. Title: John L. Crowder, 548 Truman Rd., Jasper, IN 47546
  1. Source: #S8
  2. Source: #S8



Biography

This biography is a rough draft. It was auto-generated by a GEDCOM import and needs to be edited.

Birth

Birth:
Date: 1737
Place: Point Pleasant, WV (VA)
Source:
Note: stalcop1.FTW

Death

Death:
Date: 1804
Place: Fayette Co., PA
Source:
Note: stalcop1.FTW

Sources

  • WikiTree profile Ashcraft-335 created through the import of McClanahan-20121014.ged on Oct 15, 2012 by Anonymous McClanahan. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Anonymous and others.
  1. Source: #S8
  2. Source: #S8




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Orphans Court Petition: Daniel Ashcraft 1761-1846, Father - Ichabod Ashcraft 1737-1804 Will of Ichabod Ashcraft 1737-1804
Orphans Court Petition: Daniel Ashcraft 1761-1846, Father - Ichabod Ashcraft 1737-1804 Will of Ichabod Ashcraft 1737-1804


Orphans Court Petition: Daniel Ashcraft 1761-1846, Father - Ichabod Ashcraft 1737-1804 Paid Research by Wilma Hillman For Madge Widdifield
Orphans Court Petition: Daniel Ashcraft 1761-1846, Father - Ichabod Ashcraft 1737-1804 Paid Research by Wilma Hillman For Madge Widdifield


Cover of Orphans Court Petition - lists children of Ichabod 1737-1804 filed by Ashcraft Daniel 1761-1846
Cover of Orphans Court Petition - lists children of Ichabod 1737-1804 filed by Ashcraft Daniel 1761-1846


2of2 Writ of Partition Orphan: Ichabod Ashcraft 1737-1804 died in testate - by Son Daniel Ashcraft 1761-1846
2of2 Writ of Partition Orphan: Ichabod Ashcraft 1737-1804 died in testate - by Son Daniel Ashcraft 1761-1846


1 of 2 - Writ of Partition Orphan: Ichabod Ashcraft 1737-1804 died in testate - by Son Daniel Ashcraft 1761-1846
1 of 2 - Writ of Partition Orphan: Ichabod Ashcraft 1737-1804 died in testate - by Son Daniel Ashcraft 1761-1846


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