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

Alexander Falconer

Male Abt 1693 - Aft 1754  (~ 62 years)


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  • Name Alexander Falconer 
    Born Abt 1693  Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1754  Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I113524  Tree1
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2022 

    Father Family Falconer 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F3114  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susannah Duvall,   b. 3 Sep 1699, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1737, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 39 years) 
    Married 9 Feb 1719  Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Marylan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Alexander Faulkner,   b. 11 Feb 1720, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1764, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 45 years)  [natural]
     2. John Faulkner,   b. 13 Aug 1721, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. Gilbert Faulkner,   b. 15 Jan 1723, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1775, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 53 years)  [natural]
     4. Margaret Faulkner,   b. 20 Aug 1724, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     5. David Faulkner,   b. 22 Apr 1726, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     6. Eleanor Faulkner,   b. 26 Nov 1726, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     7. Jane Faulkner,   b. 31 Jul 1729, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     8. Lucy Faulkner,   b. 15 Jan 1731, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     9. Samuel Faulkner,   b. 25 Oct 1732, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     10. Sarah Faulkner,   b. 7 Jan 1735, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     11. Rachel Faulkner,   b. 25 Apr 1737, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2022 
    Family ID F9935  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Gilbert Falconar was the son of David Falconar, merchant of Aberdeen and Edinburgh. See my book, Falconer of Halkerton, for numerous sources. One source is his marriage record in the Philadelphia Monthly Meeting records. His brother was Alexander Falconar (c.1693-1758+) of Prince Georges Co., MD.

      Falconer of Halkerton: A Genealogy of a Scottish Family and Its Branches in England, the United States, and Jamaica, Including Those Spelled "Falconar" and "Faulkner" Hardcover, May 1, 2009 by Paul McKee Gifford (Author);
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      Reubin Roberts 27.269 A PG £110.6.9 £20.9.0 Feb 22 1749
      Received from: Benjamin Hall.
      Payments to: Alexander Falconer, William Denune paid to John Gray, Elisabeth Newcomb, William Rogers, Charles Griffith, Osborn Sprigg, Mary Lusby (widow of Aaron Lusby).
      Representatives: (unnamed) of age.
      Administratrix: Elisabeth Roberts (widow).
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      James Ford (carpenter) 13.33 PG £2.15.0 Apr 12 1728
      Appraisers: William Holmes, John Child.
      Creditors & Next of kin: John Ford, John Prather, Alexander Falkonar.
      Administratrix: Mary Butt.
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      Elisabeth Levett (widow) 11.193 A PG 82394.10.0 Oct 23 1731
      List of debts: Dr. Richard Pile, Col. Joseph Belt, James Bonnefaut, Levin Covington, Ann Rogers.
      Received from: Nin. Mariartee, Thomas Sandaberrie, Thomas Hoskins, Charles Burgess, Richard Weaver, Thomas Plummer, George Attwood, Hyde Hoxton, James Veatch, Richard Parker, Thomas Applegate, Alexander Falconer, Philemon Plummer, Osborne Sprigg, Sarah Busey, Nicholas Sewell, Ann Livers, Elisabeth Smith, estate of Richard Levett.
      Payments to: Charles Calvert, Esq., Edmund Jennings for attorney fees against Thomas Smith, Jr. (runaway), William Selby, Thomas James, Jr., John Higgens, John Docwra, Elisabeth White, Col. James Haddock, Arnold Livres, Levin Covington, Ann Livers (which was received from her husband (unnamed)).
      Mentions: Robert Levett (dead, deceased was widow & administratrix), Edward Sprigg (administrator de bonis non).
      Executrix (surviving): Margaret Buchannan, wife of Mr. George Buchannan (gentleman).
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      Johnathon Prather, Jr. 12.404 A PG £78.16.0 £59.13.9 Aug 21 1734
      Payments to: Maj. Thomas Sprigg (dead), Col. Joseph Belt, Mr. Ralph Crabb, Alexander Falconar.
      Administratrix: Jane Ward, wife of William Ward.
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      Hepburn, Elizabeth, (relict of Patrick Hepburn), Prince George's County, 4th Feb., 1734; 30th May, 1735.
      To dau. Elizabeth Beall, granddau. Mary Wilson, and dau.-in law Margaret Dick, £10 each; and personalty.
      To Rev. Mr. John Orme, £5,
      To granddau. Elizabeth Scott and hrs., land mortgaged to testator by Alexander Falconer; and personalty.
      To son-in-law John Hepburn and Elizabeth Scott afsd., residue of personal estate.
      Exs.: John Hepburn and George Scott.
      Test: Coll. Joseph Belt, John Sprigg, Thomas Clark.
      Codicil: 14th March., 1734. To afsd. John Hepburn and Elizabeth Scott and great-grandson Lingan son of Lingan Wilson, personalty.
      Test: Thomas Sprigg, John Sprigg, Thomas Clark. 21.366,
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      Odell, Henry, Prince George's County, 19th May, 1738; 10th July, 1738,
      After debts due to bros. Thomas and Regnall are discharged 150 A. dwelling plantation is left to son Thomas and hrs,,, and personalty.
      To son Rignall and hrs., residue of sd. tract.
      To daus. Elizabeth and Ellinor,, personalty at age of 16 or day of marriage. Residue of negroes to 4 children, viz: Thomas, Rignall. Elizabeth and Ellenor. To bros, Rignall and Thomas, personalty. Wife Anne to have use of estate during life; shd. she marry to have her thirds.
      Test: Robert Wheeler, Alexander Falconar.
      Note: Hr.-at-law under age. 21. 889.
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      WHEELER, ROBERT, Prince George's County, carpenter. 7 Oct. 1740; 23 Nov. 1748
      To son ROBERT WHEELER, 100 A., pt. of tract called "Farmers Marsh"; also pt. of "Addition To Farmers Marsh," to be laid out, convenient out. of both of sd. tracts to the plantation where son ROBERT, now lives; sd. plantation to be Included in the sd. 100 A, but in case son ROBERT, shd. die before his wife ANN, then I will the sd. Anne shall have priviledge to live upon sd. plantation during her widowhood, but if she remarries again, then the whole right and benefit of sd. land be invested in my grandson ROBERT WHEELER, son of ROBERT, and in case of his death, then to become the right of my grand-dau. SARAH WHEELER dau. of son ROBERT,
      To son DANIEL WHEELER, 5 shillings money.
      To dau, MARY, cattle.
      To son THOMAS, my tools.
      To wife GRACE, the plantation whereon I now live, pt. of "Farmers Marsh", and pt. of "The Addition To Farmers Marsh,"
      To son SAMUEL WHEELER, my personal estate,, after my debts and funeral charges are paid, he to be under the care of his mother, until age 21; that he may have 1 hdgs. of tobacco to ship to England annually, until he is age 21.
      To son ROBERT, a tobacco house, 50 ft. long, which now stands upon pt. of the land which I have left, be esteemed as the right of my wife.
      Wife GRACE, and son ROBERT WHEELER., exs.
      Wit: Alexander Falconar, Jacob Ingleheart., Jeams Ellett, Rignall Odell. 25. 449
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      1726-1730 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber M, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Page 14
      Enrolled at request of Thomas Jones 29 Jun 1726:
      Regarding obligation between Alexander Falconar, Gent., and Thomas Jones of Anne Arundel Co. in the amount of £120; Falconar sold a tract being part of Ryley's Neglect containing 96 acres; conveyed to Jones by John Sweringen; another tract of 50 acres being half of land formerly Richard Clark's; /s/ Alexr. Falconar; wit. Saml. Farmer, Josiah Nelson
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      1726-1730 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber M, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Page 248
      Enrolled at request of Alexander Falconar 29 Nov 1727:
      Indenture, 4 Oct 1727; Between William Davies, planter, and John Falconar of London, merchant; for £63.3.3; a parcel called Roper's Range containing 400 acres; formerly surveyed for and granted to Henry Roper who sold to Davies; /s/ William Daviss; wit. Jos. Belt, Jere Belt; ack- by William Davies and Mary his wife
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      1726-1730 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber M, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Page 367
      Enrolled at request of Thomas Wilson 18 Mar 1728:
      Indenture, 23 Jan 1728; Between Thomas Gittings, planter, and Thomas Wilson, planter; for £25; a parcel being part of two tracts called Knave's Dispute and The Ridge; containing 300 acres; /s/ Thos. Gittings; wit. Jno. Magruder, Edw. Sprigg, Alex. Falconar; 23 Jan 1728 ack. by Thomas Gittings
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      1730-1733 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber Q, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Page 128
      Enrolled at request of Elizabeth Hepburn 6 Nov 1730:
      From Ann Tylor, widow, bound unto Alexander Falconar, merchant for £50; secured by Dutchman's Imployment formerly part of Riley's Range; /s/ Ann Tylor (mark); wit. Richard Keene, Ninian Mariarte, Jere. Belt; ack. by Elizabeth Hepburn 3 Nov 1730
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      1730-1733 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber Q, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Page 129
      Enrolled at request of Elizabeth Hepburn 6 Nov 1730:
      Indenture, 3 Nov 1730; Between Alexander Falconar, Gent., and Susannah his wife of one part and Elizabeth Hepburn, widow; for £54.2; releases to Elizabeth Hepburn a tract being part of Darnall's Grove; bounded by land laid out for Samuell Farmer, land of Robert Bradly; containing 100 acres; also Dutchman's Employment of 50 acres; /s/ Alexr. Falconar; wit. Ralph Crabb, Jere. Belt, Phil. Playfay; 8 Dec 1730 ack. by Alexander Falconer and Susannah his wife; Elizabeth Hepburn paid £54.2
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      1730-1733 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber Q, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Page 701
      Enrolled at request of Clement Hill, Sr., lease, 8 Oct 1733:
      Indenture, 20 Aug 1733; Between Alexander Falconar, merchant, of one part, and Richard Bennett of Queen Ann's Co. and Gilbert Falconar of Kent County, merchant; for £68; right in tract where Alexander dwells given by his father-in-law, Samuel Duvall, to his dau. Susanna Falconar, wife of sd. Alexander; in case of Susanna dying without issue to her husband Alexander during his natural life; containing 100 acres; bounds in deed of gift from Samuel to Susanna Liber I, folio 166, dated 18 Aug 1721; to Bennett for the natural life of Alexander Falconar; /s/ Alexr. Falconar; wit. Saml. Harare, Catherine Prather (mark); 25 Sep 1733 ack. by Alexander Falconar

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