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

Gerard Alexander

Male 1773 - 1853  (79 years)


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  • Name Gerard Alexander  [1
    Born 12 Dec 1773  Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 Jul 1853  Campbell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried St. Stephen's Church, Forest, Bedford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I037680  Tree1
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2019 

    Father Gerard Alexander,   b. 13 Jun 1746, St Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1800, Frederick County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Mother Jane Alexander Ashton,   b. Abt 1750, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1826, Greenwood, Prince William County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Married Abt 1766  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F19367  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elizabeth Alexander,   b. 22 Dec 1773, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1815, Campbell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Married 1795  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Frances Alexander,   b. Abt 1796
     2. Edward Claredon Alexander,   b. Abt 1797
     3. Henrietta Alexander,   b. Abt 1800
     4. Sigismunda Alexander,   b. 9 Dec 1802, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Elizabeth Alexander,   b. 1805, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1860, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 56 years)
     6. Henry Ashton Alexander,   b. 12 May 1805
     7. Sarah Foote Alexander,   b. Abt 1810
     8. Anne Foote Alexander,   b. Abt 1814
     9. Lawrence Gibbons Alexander,   b. Feb 1815
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F00909  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Matilda Anne Douglass,   b. Aft 1780, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1835, Campbell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 53 years) 
    Married 2 Sep 1819  Campbell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. George Douglass Alexander,   b. 30 Nov 1822, Campbell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F21806  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Elizabeth Innes,   b. 28 Sep 1785, Fincastle County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1872, Bedford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 14 Mar 1837  Edenton, Chowan County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F21807  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Name: Fonda Carroll
      Email: flcar1@charter dot net
      Note:
      Hi Michael - I think that Elizabeth Ashton Alexander (who married Thomas Lee) her folks are Gerard Alexander b. 1746 and Jane Alexander Ashton. (see below). There is another Elizabeth Alexander b. 1773 who married Gerrard Alexander and her parents are Sigismunda Massey/Massie and William Thornton Alexander.

      John Sinclair vs. Alexander--O. S. 324; N. S. 116--Bill, March, 1808.
      Gerrard Alexander, son of Robert Alexander, Sr., acquired 100 acres in now Jefferson County from John Harding, and on 11th November, 1752, obtained patent from Fairfax for 340 acres. And on 1st September, 1753, Gerrard obtained patent from Fairfax for 863 acres. Garrard obtained act of Assembly to dock entail upon him by his father of tract in Fairfax and to settle in lieu thereof the 863 acres. Gerrard died, testate, 9th August, 1760, eldest son Robert. Gerrard, Jr., in 1778 conveyed to Alexander
      Henderson, who conveyed to orator in 1796. Defendants are, viz: Gerrard Alexander, Ashton Alexander; Elizabeth Lee, wife of Thos. Lee, deceased; Griffin Stith and Mary, his wife; ____ Washington, Sarah, his wife; Jane and Sidney Alexander, children and representatives of Gerrard Alexander, deceased, who was son of Gerrard Alexander. Will of Robert Alexander dated 28th April, 1735, of Stafford County. Wife, Anne; daughter, Ann
      (from Chalkley's Chronicles)

      Hope this helps and sure helped me as I had it the way you do but have just changed my database to reflect the above ~ Fonda
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      Genealogies of Virginia Families Vol. I, from Tyler's Quarterly Historical and Genealogical Magazine, page 16 states that Gerard Alexander (b. June 13, 1746) married Elizabeth Ashton [b. December 22, 1773] d/o William Alexander of Effingham and his wife Sigismunda Mary Massey. She did marry Gerard Alexander but it was his son Gerard Alexander, Jr. b. December 12, 1773

  • Sources 
    1. [S814050] Genealogies of Virginia Families Vol. I, from Tyler's Quarterly Historical and Genealogical Magazine.

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