Alexander Wilkinson McPherson1711 - 1775 (64 years)
Name Alexander Wilkinson McPherson Birth 1711 Charles County, Maryland Gender Male Death 30 Nov 1775 Charles County, Maryland - probate Person ID I13031 Tree1 Last Modified 26 Nov 2023
Father Alexander McPherson, b. 1679, Dalraddy, Badenoch, Scotland d. 22 May 1762, Charles County, Maryland - probate (Age 83 years) Relationship natural Mother Elizabeth MNU McPherson, b. Abt 1683, Charles County, Maryland d. Aft 1762, Charles County, Maryland (Age ~ 80 years) Relationship natural Marriage Abt 1699 Charles County, Maryland Family ID F2841 Group Sheet | Family Chart
Family Chloe Barnes, b. Abt 1715, Charles County, Maryland d. Bef 9 Apr 1768, Charles County, Maryland (Age ~ 53 years) Marriage Abt 1731 Charles County, Maryland Children 1. Walter McPherson, b. Abt 1743, Charles County, Maryland d. 11 Mar 1805, Charles County, Maryland - inventory (Age ~ 62 years) [Father: natural] 2. Chloe McPherson, b. 1755, Charles County, Maryland d. 2 May 1796, Charles County, Maryland - probate (Age 41 years) [Father: natural] 3. Samuel McPherson, b. 1753, Charles County, Maryland d. 22 Nov 1808, Charles County, Maryland (Age 55 years) [Father: natural] 4. Anne McPherson, b. Aft 1759, Charles County, Maryland d. Aft 1796, Charles County, Maryland (Age > 37 years) [Father: natural] Family ID F8986 Group Sheet | Family Chart Last Modified 26 Nov 2023
McPHERSON, ALEXANDER, Charles County, planter. 2 Nov. 1775 30 Nov. 1775
To son Walter McPherson,, ex., Negro boy George and Negro girl Rachel,, stock.
To dau. Chloe McPherson, extx., Negroes: man Peter, woman Betty, boy Tom and child Letty, stock, bed, bedstead, cords, mats.
To dau. Anna McPherson, Negroes: man Harry, girl Jane, boy Jack, stock, furniture.
To son Samuel McPherson, part of 2 tracts, Pomfret,,' 75 acres, "Saint Mathews," 100 acres, he shall not have Possession until his sisters Chloe and Anna either die or marry; they to have dwelling house as above, Negro woman Cate to dau, Anna If she pay to son Samuel 800 pounds tobacco yearly and Negro girl Mirr to dau. Chloe if she pay son Samuel 300 pounds tobacco yearly for 4 years then Negroes to go to son Samuel.
Residue of estate-to daus. Anna and Chloe for 4 years then equally between Anna, Chloe and Samuel. Wit: Bennet Mudd; Anne Mudd; Will. McPherson, Sr. 40.488
Mr. Alexander McPherson 122,387 CH £588.9.2 Apr 29 1776 Jun 24 1776
Appraisers: Richard Gambra Charles Garner.
Creditors: G. R. Brown, Rotert Mundell for John Glasford & Co.
Next of kin: Anne McPherson, Samuel McPherson.
Executrix, Chloe McPherson.
1777-1780 Charles County, Maryland Will Book AF 7 Part 1 [TLC]; Page 143.
Alexander McPherson's Final Account. May 5, 1778, The account of Cloe McPherson, executrix of Alexander McPherson, late of CC, decd.
Debts include; the inventory of the decd's estate, exhibited into Prerogative office on Jun 24, 1776, amounting to 588 £9 shillings 2 pence; a crop of tobacco; money recd of William Hanson, Sheriff, for jurors attendance. The whole amount: 762 £2 shillings 10 pence.
Disbursements went to: Martha Porteus for rent, Walter Smith, Sheriff William Hanson for levies for the years 1775 and 1777, Cunninghame and Co represented by attorney in fact Matthew Blair, Zaphaniah Turner, John Glasford and Co, Bennet Hanson Clements, Doctor Gustavus Brown, Barbara McPherson, Walter McPherson, Belane Posey per judgment proved against the decd to the executors of Basil Smith rendered Jun 2, 1775 assigned to sd Posey and paid to this accountant, George Tubman, Craik and Jenifer, Daniel Jenifer as late Deputy Commissary, Colo William Fitzhugh as Commissary General, Register Walter Hanson. Balance to be disposed of according to the decd's will: 700 £18 shillings 9.75 pence.
Final Account: 762 £2 shillings 104 pence.
Securities: George Tubman and Alexander McDonald of CC.
Proved May 2, 1778 by Cloe McPherson.
MCPHERSON, Alexander, age 63, 8 Nov. 1774; CHLR W#3 63:608.
THEOBALDS, WILLIAM, Charles Co. 7 Oct 1751 2 Nov 1751
To son John Theobalds, 100 A. called Panters Delight" and 100 A. adjacent, being pt. of tract called "Saint Nicholas.
To sons Clement Theobalds and William Theobalds, lands In Durham Parish, that is a tract called "Saint Johns patented for 100 A, and a tract called Saint Johns Addition" also patented for 100 A. and one other tract called "Theobalds Purchase," 100 A., also pt of tract called "Wades Addition," 36 A. If either should die without issue then to son Prior Theobalds. if both should die without issue then equally to sons Prior Theobalds and Theophilus Theobalds.
To son John, Negro man Bobb.
To son Clement, Negro man Jack and Negro girl Sarah,
To son William Theobalds, Negro man George and Negro girl Phillis
To son Prior, Negro boy Tom and Negro woman Hannah.
To son Theophilus, Negroes Dido, Lucy and Jenny.
Remainder of estate to sons John Theobalds, Clement Theobalds, William Theobalds, Prior Theobalds and Theophilue Theobalds.
Sons John and Clement, exs.
Wit: William Hanson, Alexr. Macpherson, Jr., Duncan MacRae, 28.188.
Samuel, Turner 4.144 D CH £1037.14.0 Oct 2 1765
Sureties: Robert Hooe, Alexander McPherson.
Distribution to; Widow (unnamed, 1/3). Residue to children (equally): Zephaniah,
Hezekiah, Dorcas, Deborah, Martha, Anna, Mary, John Beal.
Executor: Mr. Zephaniah Turner.
TURNER, SAMUEL, Charles Co,, planter. 9 Sep, 1761 3 Nov 1764
Wife Mary (exclusive of 1/3 of personal estate), 3 Negroes, Sam, Frank and Rachel. wife to relinquish claims by right of dower to tract., "Turners Forrest", 1/3 of personal estate to wife and remainder to my children: Zephaniah (eldest son), Hezekiah, Dorcas, Deborah, Martha, Anna and Mary and John Beal Turner.
That daus., Dorcas, Deborah, Martha, Mary and Anna have a place of abode on "Turners Forrest" when living single,
Son Zephaniah, ex,
Wit: Isaac Campbell, Henry Reeder, Alexander Wilkinson Mcpherson, MCW 33.5
Francis Clements 65.464 CH £530.2.8 Nov 3 1758 Nov 11 1758
Appraisers: Roger Smith, Alexander McPherson, Jr.
Creditors: Samuel Hanson, William Eilbeck.
Next of kin: John Clements, Francis Clements.
Executors: Elisabeth Clements, George Clements
Mr. Robert Morrison 65.478 CH £60.15.3 Jun 15 1758 Aug 18 1758
Appraisers: John Theobald, Alexander McPherson, Jr.
Creditors: John Fendall (sheriff), Daniel Jenifer.
Administratrix: Mary Morrison.
Thomas Waite [White] 79.218 CH Z11.7.0 Apr 23 1761 Jul 23 1762
Appraisers: Alexander Mcpherson, Jr., John Gody.
Creditors: Daniel Jenifer.
Mentions, William Neale,
Administratrix: Janet Kinsman.
John Gody 79.219 CH £189.3.4 May 8 1762 Nov 15 1762
Appraisers: Roger Smith, Alexander Mcpherson.
Creditors: Daniel Jenifer attorney for John Stitehill (?), Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer.
Next of kin: Elisabeth Bateman, Jean Penn.
Administratrix: Violetta Gody.
Mary Cunningham, born say 1730, was living at John Kinsman's on 13 November 1750 when the Charles County, Maryland Court presented her for bearing a "Mullatto Child" by information of Constable Alexander MacPherson [Court Record 1750, 140].
1756-1761 Charles County, Maryland Land Records; Liber G#3 [TLC]; Page 100. Certificate. I hereby certify that Mr. Alexander McPherson Jr brought before me a black horse, branded WE on the buttock, and branded C on the shoulder. Signed Jun 24, 1757 - Dan of St. Thos Jenifer, Recorded Aug 19, 1757.
1761-1765 Charles County, Maryland Land Records; Liber L#3 [TLC]; Page 313. Bill of Sale. I, John Macpherson of CC, planter, in consideration of a debt of 23 lbs of crop tobacco and cask, due on my bond, payable in 1748, with Alexande(r]Richard Macpherson formerly in suit in CC Court and the sum of  £19 shillings and 6 pence sterling due on my bond with .. and Henry Wathen and the cost of suit on the same, now in suit in Chan[cery] Court and also for the further consideration of 5 shillings to me in hand paid, I sell to David Ross of Prince G[eorge's] County, Merchant, a Negro woman, about 16 years of age, named Ruth, and her increase. signed Jun 21, 1763 - John (- his mark) Macpherson. Wit - Dan of St. Thos. Jenifer*, Igns Semmes. Recorded Jun first, 1763.
Charles County Land Records Book 1765-1770 O#3
Page 473. Bill of Sale. We, Catharine Allen and John Harben of CC, for 100 £, have sold to Alexander McPherson Jr, a Negro woman called Elizabeth, and her 2 children called Basil and James. Signed Sep 22, 1768-Katherine (+ her mark) Allen, John Harbin. Wit-John Cartwright Waters, Mary (+ her mark) Waters. Recorded Oct 11, 1768
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