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

Sarah Alexander

Female 1733 - 1779  (45 years)


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  • Name Sarah Alexander 
    Born 30 Sep 1733  St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 27 Mar 1779  Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I009171  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 

    Father 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) 
    Mother Sarah Hooe,   b. 1708, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1758, Salisbury, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 11 Nov 1726  St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    Family ID F05990  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 John Fendall,   b. 28 Oct 1730, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1763, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years) 
    Married 24 Sep 1751  St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Anne Fendall,   b. Abt 1752, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1791, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 40 years)
     2. Benjamin Dr. Fendall,   b. 19 Dec 1753, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1817, Cedar Grove, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     3. Eleanor Fendall,   b. 3 Jan 1756, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1766, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 10 years)
     4. Sarah Fendall,   b. 28 Sep 1757, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1761, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 4 years)
     5. Anne Fendall,   b. 20 Jan 1759, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1785, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F00992  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 George Clarke Smoote,   b. Abt 1730, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1779, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 49 years) 
    Married Abt 1763  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Alexander Smoote,   b. Abt 1764, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1827  (Age ~ 63 years)
     2. Philip Barton Smoote,   b. Aft 1765, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1809, Bourbon County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 44 years)
     3. Susannah Mackall Smoote,   b. Aft 1766, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Wilks Smoote,   b. Aft 1767, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. George Clarke Smoote,   b. Aft 1768, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Frances Smoote,   b. Aft 1769, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F02025  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Fendall, John, Charles Co. 19 Dec, 1762,
      08 Feb, 1763
      In partnership with Levin Covington and Geo Hawkins, with some stock to be sold, and wife to receive profits.
      to son Benjamin Fendall, tract which I bought of Benj. Thomas, lying near Cedar Point.
      To wife, Sarah Fendall, all remainder of estate, but in case wife is with child, and it be a boy, I bequeath him 1/3 pt. of land.
      To son Benjamin to be put under care and tuition of Dr. James Bayard.
      Exs: Wife Sarah, honoured father Benjamin Fendall, Bro. Phillip Richard Fendall, and friend Dr. James Bayard.
      Wit: Jacob Townshend, James Craik, Elenor Linn. [MCW 31.916]
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      URL: http://www.rootsweb.com/~vastaffo/marriages/1700marriagesac.htm
      URL title: Stafford County Marriages - 1700s

      Sarah Alexander and John Fendall, September 24, 1751.
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      URL: http://www.rootsweb.com/~vastaffo/marriages/1700marriagesac.htm
      URL title: Stafford County Marriages - 1700s

      Sarah Alexander and Seymour Hooe, March 9, 1776.
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      STAFFORD COUNTY VA WILL BOOK O; 1748-1767; THE ANTIENT PRESS
      pp. 252-254 In Name of God I PHILIP ALEXANDER of saint Pauls Parish in County of Staf ford being sick but of sound memory do make my Last Will & Testament in manner following that is to say First I give to my Eldest Son JOHN ALEXANDER all that tract of land whereon I now live with all the lands I have purchas'd thereto adjoyning together with all appurtenances. Also I give my second son PHILIP ALEXANDER all my lands with the appurtenances .. thereunto belonging in Parish of Truroe & County of Fairfax to hold forever. 1 also give my son Philip a tract of land containing 1051 acres which I bought of Mr. ROBERT MASSEY with all appurtenances being at Brent Town in the County of Prince William to hold forever I also give unto my third son WILLIAM ALEXANDER a tract containing 1075 acres which I bought of Mr. RICHARD FOOTE Attorney of SAMUEL HAYWARD, Consull at Gant with all appurtenances belonging being at Brent Town in County of Prince William to hold forever. I also give to my Daughter FRANCES STUART a morning ring besides her fortune already paid. I also give to my Daughter JANE ASHTON as much money as will make her fortune of 500 pounds which Ballance will appear in Mr. HENRY ASHTON'S account where I have paid near all the sum above mentioned. I also give to my daughter SARAH FENDALL as much money as will make her fortune up five hundred pounds which ballance will appear in Mr. JOHN FENDALLS account. All the rest I desire may be equally divided among my said three sons as they come of age, and as for the slaves that shall be allotted My dear Wife SARAH ALEXANDER as her thirds thereof my desire is that after her decease they the third part of the slaves and increase may be equally divided amongst my three sons. It is likewise my will that my three sons be constantly kept at school until they come to the age of 18 years, and then bound or put out either to a Doctor County Court Clerk or a Lawyer which they shall choose at that age until they arrive at age of 21 years and I do appoint Sarah Alexander my said Wife, John Alexander my said son & my friends Mr. RICHARD BERNARD, Mr. RICHARD FOOTE, Colo. HENRY FITZHUGH JUNR. & the Revd. WILLIAM STUART Executors of this my last Will & Testament .. and lastly I do hereby revoke all wills made by me formerly .. 12th July 1753.
      Presence John Washington,
      Archd. Dick, Walter Williamson Philip Alexander John Spinks
      At Court held for Stafford County 14th August 1753 Within Last Will & Testament of Philip Alexander Gent deced presented by Richard Bernard Gent one of the Exrs therein named .. proved admitted to record and Certificate granted for obtaining probate ..
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      Charles County Land Record Book L#3, 1761-1765; Page 357. Bill of Sale. I, Phillip Richd Fendall and Sarah Fendall, of CC, for 16 10 shillings, sell to Thomas Barber of St. Mary's , County .. a Negro .. Signed this 10th day of --Phil R Fendall for self and Sarah Fendall. Wit - Andrew Moran, John Myvert Barber. Recorded Sep 1, 1763.
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      Charles County Land Record Book L#3, 1761-1765; Page 597. Feb 13, 1765 from George Clark Smoot (Smoote) and Sarah Smoot, his wife, of CC, Gentleman and Lady, to Benjamin Thomas of CC, planter, for 30 sterling, all our right of dower of a tract of land in CC called St. Michaels, formerly belonging to Capt. John Fendall, and now in possession of the afd Thomas. Signed - Geo Clk_ Smoot, Sarah Smoot. Wit - Jno Winter*, Geo: Dent*. Recorded Mar 7, 1765.
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      Charles County Land Records 1775-1782; Liber V#3; Page 159_ Deed, recorded at the request of Elizabeth Ann Fendall.
      Whereas I, Philip Richard Fendall, having formerly purchased at the sale of the personal estate of the decd John Fendall, my brother, 2 female Negro slaves named Jenny and Eve, and paid and accounted for the same in the estate of sd John Fendall, and which purchase was by me made for the only use and behoof of Nelly Fendall, now decd, and Elizabeth Ann Fendall, my nieces and the infant daughters of the sd John Fendall, in joint tenancy, and which slaves were accordingly given by me to them and left in the possession of Sarah Fendall, the mother of the sd infant children (now the wife of George Smoot) as their natural guardian for their use and benefit, and since the death of the sd Nelly, both the sd slaves and their increase have devolved to and become the property of the sd Elizabeth Ann, as survivor.
      Now for the further and better assuring of the sd Negro slaves and their increase to be the absolute property of the sd Elizabeth Ann Fendall, and for the love I have for sd Elizabeth Ann, and for 5 shillings to me paid by sd Elizabeth Ann, I, by Thomas Contee, my atty in fact, appointed by CC power of atty dated [blank month and day], 1777, I give sd Elizabeth Ann Fendall the afd slaves named Jenny and Eve, and a Negro child named Rachael, the daughter of the sd Jenny, and their future increase. Signed May 21, 1777 - Philip Richard Fendall by Thos Contee, his atty. Wit - Walter Hanson (CC JP and Magistrate), Jno Halkerston. Recorded May 23, 1777.
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 311-65: ST. MICHAELS: 200 acres; Possession of - 200 Acres - Coffer, John: Surveyed 4 Feb 1670 for Garrett Sinnett at a bound White Oak standing near a bound tree of Mathias Obryan.:
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Newport: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 375-22: ST. MICHAELS: 275 acres; Possession of - 275 Acres - Gates, Dorothy Widow: Surveyed 23 Aug 1668 for Robert Gates at a bound beech on a fresh run near the outward bound tree of Justinian Dennis: Other Tracts Mentioned: LOVING BROTHERS; Conveyance notes - {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.}, Included in RESURVEY OF LOVING BROTHERS, folio 388; 9 Feb 1714,

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