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Israel Standifer (Standiford)

Birthdate: (73)
Birthplace: St. John's Parish, Joppa, Baltimore, Maryland
Death: circa February 1794 (69-77)
Orange, North Carolina, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Margaret Hicks
Husband of Cassandra Anderson
Father of Sarah Standiford; Benjamin Standifer and Cassander Standifer
Brother of John Standiford and James J Standifer

Occupation: Planter
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About Israel Standifer

1. ISRAEL3 STANDIFORD (JOHN2, WILLIAM1) was born September 04, 1720 in Joppa, St. Johns Parish, Baltimore Co, MD, and died before February 1794 in Orange Co, NC. He married CASSANDRA ANDERSON January 06, 1743 in Baltimore Co, MD. She was born 1722 in MD, and died Aft. 1794.


  • UPDATE 6/23/99:  Kay Craft writes that she purchased a map of old homesteads and that it shows Israel's land and that Duke University is located in the Northwest corner of his land.
  • St. Joppa Parish Register, Baltimore Co. lists Israel Standifor, son of John and Margaret, b. 4/12/1720.
  • Marriage to Cassandra Anderson is listed as January 6, 1743. Ref. St. Joppa Register and St. George Register.



To all to whom these presents shall come Greetings. Know ye that for and in consideration of the sum of fifty shillings for every hundred acres hereby granted paid into our Treasury by Israel Standefer, have given and granted and by these presents do give and grant unto the said Israel Standefer a tract of land containing five hundred & eighty eight acres lying and being in the County of Orange on the headwaters of Second Creek a branch of Newhope, bounded on the East by land of John Rhodes and on the North by land of William Rhodes, beginning at a Post Oak running East fifty chains to a White Oak, then South ten chains to a Red Oak, Thence Each fifty two chains to a Post Oak, thence North twelve chains to a White Oak, Thence East nineteen chains to a White Oak, thence North twenty chains to a pine, thence West twenty one chains to a Pine, thence North twenty four degrees West thirty seven chains to a Post Oak, thence South twenty four chains to a Hickory, thence South Twenty six chains to the first station.

Entered this 11 March, 1798 as by the Plat hereunto annexed doth appear together with all wood and water, mines, mineral, hereditaments and appurtenances to the said land bringing an opportunity to the said Israel Standefer his heirs and assigns forever yielding and paying to us such sums of money yearly or otherwise as our General Assembly, from time to time, may direct, PROVIDED - always that the said Grantee shall cause this Grant to be registered in the Registrar's office of our said County of Orange within twelvemonths from the date hereof, otherwise the same shall be void. In Testimony whereof we have caused these our letters to be made Patent, and our Great Seal to be thereunto affixed. James Turner Esquire our Governor Captain General and Commander in Chief at Raleigh the 26 day of April in the twenty nineth year of our Independence and in the year of Our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Five. By Command, W. White Secy. Registered 24 Nov 1807. J. Turner


In the name of God Amen This Thirtyeth Day of Auguste In the year of our Lord one Thousand Seven Hundred and Ninety Three I Israel Stantefar of Orange County and State of North Carolina being very weak of Body but of perfect and sound memory thanks be given unto Almighty god for the same and knowing the Mortallity of the Body that it is appointed for all men once to die I do hereby Constitute Ratefie and Confirm this my Last will and Testamente that is to say I firste of all Recommend my soul and Body into the hands of Almighty God who firste gave them to be Buried in a Christian like manner at the Discretion of my Executors hopeing at the Resurrection of the Dead to Receive the forgiveness of my Sins through Jesus Christ my Lord ----- and I do hereby give and bequeath of the same in the following manner & form ----- first of all I give & bequeath unto my loveing wife Casasander Stantefar all my Moveable property such as my household furniture Horses Cattle hogs and Sheep and all other Such property I am Possest with at this time I also give unto my Eldest son Epraim Stantefar Twenty five pounds current money when there is a Deed made for my land I now lives on I desire also to give unto my Daughter Sarah Roades the Bed I and my wife lies on after our Decease and after her Decase to her Daughter Casander I Desire to give unto my Daughter Rosaner Rhoades one cow after there is a Deed for the Land I also give unto my son Joshua Stantefar my Plantation with Two hundred acres of Land Including The Improvemente where I now lives--- I also give unto my son Isarel Stantefar one hundred acres of Land called by the name of William Bakers place and that my son Joshua Stantefar should make him a Deed to the said land When he the sd Joshua Stantefar Obtains a Deed him self and if the said Israel Stantefar Never comes to Receive the land that it Should Remain my son Joshua Stantefars I also give unto my Two Daughters Mary Stantefar and Elizabeth Stantefar one hundred acres of land Begining on the Watery Branch Adjoining Thomas Guyns John Cabes William Turners making out one hundred acres my Desire is that my son Joshua Stantefar Should make a Deed unto my Two Daughters Mary & Elizabeth when he Obtains a Deed I also give unto my Grandson Isarel Turner son of Ruth Turner wife of William Turner Eighty Eight Acres of Land lying on the North side of William Picketts cart Road Joyning On Benjamin Peelers land when my son Joshua Obtains a Deed I also Desire one hundred Acres of my Land to be sold when A Deed is Obtained to pay of Legacys I also give unto my son Benjamin Stantefar Forty Shillings Current money When a Deed is Obtained for the Land I also give unto my Daughter Casander Hendon Forty Shillings Currente money when there is a Deed Obtained for the Land---- And I do appointe my wife Casander Statefar & my son Joshua Stantefar as Executors of this my Last will & Testamente Revoking and Disannuling all Other and former wills and Testaments by me made as Witness I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal the Day and year first above written

Joshia Standifor [signed]                 Isarel Stantefar (X) [his mark]

Mary (X) Stantefar [her mark]

Henry Bunch [signed]


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Israel Standifer's Timeline

September 4, 1720
Joppa, Baltimore, Maryland
Age 29
Baltimore, MD, USA
May 17, 1764
Age 43
Baltimore, Maryland
February 1794
Age 73
Orange, North Carolina, United States