Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Philip Alexander

Male 1664 - Bef 1706  (< 42 years)


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  • Name Philip Alexander  [1
    Born 1664  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 11 Sep 1706  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I017034  Tree1
    Last Modified 23 Jun 2018 

    Father John Alexander,   b. Abt 1603, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Oct 1677, Stafford County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth MNU Alexander,   b. Bef 1647,   d. Bef 1680, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 33 years) 
    Married Bef 1663  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F10941  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Ashton,   b. Abt 1670, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Executor Bond Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1749/50, Stafford County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Married 1688  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Jane Alexander,   b. 1 Jul 1696, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1744, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
     2. Elizabeth Alexander,   b. 15 Sep 1698, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1736, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years)
     3. Sarah Alexander,   b. 31 May 1700, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1742/43, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
     4. Philip Alexander,   b. 22 Jul 1704, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1753, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
    Last Modified 23 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F06012  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Children of Sarah ASHTON and Philip I ALEXANDER are:

      i. Jane ALEXANDER was born 1 JUL 1696 in stafford Co VA, and died 23 MAY 1744 in stafford Co VA. She married Francis III DADE ABT 1716 in stafford Co VA, son of Francis II DADE and Frances TOWNSEND. He was born 1691 in stafford Co VA, and died ABT 1769 in stafford Co VA.
      ii. Elizabeth ALEXANDER was born 15 SEP 1698 in Alexandria, Virginia, and died 30 DEC 1736 in stafford Co VA. She married Townshend DADE 1715 in Alexandria, Virginia, son of Francis II DADE and Frances TOWNSEND. He was born 1688 in stafford Co VA, and died 1761 in stafford Co VA.
      iii. Sarah ALEXANDER was born 31 MAR 1700 in stafford Co VA, and died in stafford Co VA. She married Caldwalder DADE, son of Francis II DADE and Frances TOWNSEND. He was born ABT 1693 in stafford Co VA, and died 1777 in stafford Co VA.
      iv. Philip CAPT II ALEXANDER was born 22 JUL 1704 in Stafford Co. VA, and died 19 JUL 1753 in Stafford Co. VA. He married Sarah HOOE 11 NOV 1726 in St. Paul's Parish, Stafford Co.VA, daughter of Rice III HOOE and Frances TOWNSEND. She was born 1708 in VA, and died 14 AUG 1758 in Stafford Co. VA.

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      The Hunter Family of Virginia and Connections, Page 47

      WILL OF JOHN ALEXANDER.

      In the name of God amen this 25th day of October, 1677, I John Alexander of the County of Stafford Gent being sic etc

      Imprimus I give and bequeath all my estate to my sons Robert and Philip Alexander equally to be divided betwixt them that is to say my personal estate

      Item I give unto John Dry a horse called Blackbeard and 500 acres of land being the uppermost part of the 6750 acres in the Freshes of the Potomack River

      Item I give unto my son Robert Alexander 500 acres of land and the House and Plantation where I now live.

      Item I give all the rest of my land to my sons Robert and Philip Alexander equally to be divided betwixt and to their heirs forever except what is hereafter given

      Item I give to Elizabeth Homes and to her heirs 200 acres of Land where John Coggins lives

      Item I will that my son Robert Alexander shall not dispose of any of his estate before he comes of age without the advice of Samuel Hayward and I do nominate make and ordain and appoint my son Robert Alexander to be the executor of this my will I will that the land at the head of Potomack Creek and the land at Attopin dam be sold and the produce be equally divided between my sons Robert and Philip Alexander

      Item I will that my estate given to my said sons shall not be appraised but equally divided by two honest men.

      (signed) Samuel Haywood Elizabeth Cather.
      Samuel Haywood and Elizabeth maketh oath that the above written was delivered by Capt. John Alexander as his last will and Testament but prevented by death he not signing it.

      Jura in Curia 14th Novr 1677 and the recorded Samuel Hayward and Elizabeth Cather Deposeth that Capt. John Alexander did give Elizabeth Holmes a feather Bed saying I do not mean the best bed but the Bed I brought out of England.

      Signed
      Samuel Hayward

      Elizabeth X Cather

      Jur. in Curia 14th November 1677.
      A Copy Henry Tyler C. S. C. (This is a copy certified to by Henry Tyler who was Clerk of the Court of Stafford County and who died about 1770).
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      Contributed by: James Hughes

      URL: http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/va/schools/wmmary/a4250000.txt
      URL title: Alexander Family; Wm. and Mary Qrtly., Vol. 10, No. 3, PP. 178-185
      Note:
      Mr. Philip Alexander's appraisment was returned by Thomas Clifton and Sarah his wife. Names parlor, hall, parlor chamber, hall chamber, and diary. Division of Philip Alexander's estate recorded 11 Sept., 1706, by Richard Fossaker, W. Bunbury, and Charles ELLIS, who met at the house of Mr. Thomas Clifton, viz., Jane Alexander, "eldest daughter", Elizabeth and Sarah, "two youngest daughters, and his son Philip Alexander.
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      STAFFORD COUNTY VA DEED & WILL BOOK 1699 - 1709; THE ANTIENT PRESS pp. 269-272 Appraisment of the Estate of Mr. PHILLIP ALEXANDER deced the 17th of May 1705 appraised by us the Subscribers .. imprimis in the Parlour .. in the Hall ., in ye parlour & chamber .. in the dayry .. At the Quarter ,. appraisal amount totalled 41599 .. THOMAS CLIFTON, SARAH CLIFTON.
      Charles Ellis
      Sworn before Thos. Lunn
      Will. Bumbury Richard x Broad An Account of the crop of tobo being 16 hhd amounting to 8117.
      This Inventory was returned into Stafford the 13th day of June 1705 by Thos. Clifton & Sarah Clifton his wife admx. of the said Estate sworn to in open Court & ordered to be recorded & was recorded.

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      STAFFORD COUNTY VA DEED & WILL BOOK 1699 - 1709; THE ANTIENT PRESS pp. 292- 294 Will of ROBERT ALEXANDER. I Robert Alexander of the county Stafford & Colony of Virga. Gent. being sick & weak of body .. after all my just debts are paid I give & bequeath unto my well beloved son ROBERT ALEXANDER my now dwelling plantation with houses orchards & 300 acres of land belonging to the same .. unto my well beloved son CHARLES ALEXANDER 350 acres of land it being the moiety or half of my back quarter land the uppermost half thereof commonly called John Drys Plantation .. the other half or moiety of my back land being 350 acres joining upon my Brother PHILLIP ALEXANDER I give to my son Robert Alexander .. my land and plantation lying up the river & On the upper side of Great hunting Creek in this county I bequeath to my two sons Robert & Charles Alexander the same to be equally divided between them both as to quality & quantity .. to my sort Robert Alexander negroes .. 9 in number .. to my son Charles Alexander negroes .. 7 in number .. (other of his estate to his two sons) .. I give to my Couzen ELIZA. ALEXANDER the daughter of my Brother Phillip Alexander one negro girl .. to my couzens JANE & SARAH ALEXANDER daughters of my Brother Phillip Alexander as a token of my affection 1000 pounds of Tobo. apiece to buy each of them a side saddle .. to my God son JOHN FITZHUGH a young mare .. to my God daughter ELIZA. DUNCOMB 2 cows & 2 calves .. to my Taylor JOHN ALLEN my best wearing Suit of cloaths with hat shoes and 2 good shirts and his freedom .. to my Taylor JOHN HYATT my second best suit_ of cloaths and a year of his time .. to my friends Collo. HOOE, Mr. Phill. Alexander & WILLIAM FITZHUGH a ring of 20s price .. to my mulatto Grace a cow .. appoint my loving Brother Mr. Phil. Alexander and my good friend Collo. RICE HOOE My Execrs. .. this 22nd day Deer. 1703.
      Presence Richard Foote, Robert Alexander William Fitzhugh, John Hyatt
      At a Court held for Stafford County the 14th day of. June 1704
      The Last Will & Testament of Robert Alexander Gent. deced proved in Court .. and Collo. Hooe in Court did refuse a probate of the will but being willing to accept the ward of the sd children of the sd deceased the Court doth grant the same Wherefore CHARLES ASHTON Gent. next of kin to the said Orphans moved for administration of ye sd Estate therefore administration with the will annexed is granted him for the admr, of the said Estate COLLO. GEORGE MASON COLLO. WILLIAM FITZHUCH became security with the said Charles Ashton for the due admon of the Estate & entered into Bond accordingly & the sd Ashton ordered to return a true & perfect Inventory of the said Estate to the next Court upon his oath & the Will ordered to be recorded & is recorded.

  • Sources 
    1. [S044743] Beginning at a White Oak.
      "Beginning at a White Oak - Patents and Northern Neck Grants of Fairfax County" By Beth Mitchell.
      "Beginning at a White Oak - Patents and Northern Neck Grants of Fairfax County" By Beth Mitchell.