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

Jane Alexander

Female 1730 - Bef 1775  (< 44 years)


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  • Name Jane Alexander 
    Born 12 Jan 1730  St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Bef 1775  St. Paul's Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I24847  Tree1
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2022 

    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) 
    Relationship natural 
    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) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 11 Nov 1726  St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    Family ID F6304  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 George William Spooner,   b. Abt 1730,   d. Aft 1762, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 33 years) 
    Married Aft 1761  St. Paul's Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. George William Barnardiston Spooner,   b. Aft 1761, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1799, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 38 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F14971  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Henry Ashton,   b. Abt 1724, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1757, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 33 years) 
    Married 23 Feb 1749  St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    Children 
     1. 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)  [natural]
     2. Sarah Ashton,   b. 1756, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1815, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)  [natural]
     3. Henry Alexander Ashton,   b. 27 Jan 1757, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1808, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F16539  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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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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