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

Lucy Alexander

Female 1757 - 1830  (72 years)


Personal Information    |    Notes    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name Lucy Alexander 
    Born 4 Dec 1757  St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 1 Jul 1830  King George County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I32461  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Jun 2022 

    Father John Alexander,   b. 15 Nov 1735, Salisbury, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1775, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Lucy Thornton,   b. Abt 1739, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1781, St. Paul's Parish, King George County, Virginia - Proved Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 42 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 4 May 1756  St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F15669  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 John Taliaferro,   b. 30 Sep 1745, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1789, Hays, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Married 24 Jan 1774  King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Lucy Taliaferro,   b. Abt 1772, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1819, Fredericksburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 29 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F21101  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Francis Fitzhugh,   b. 4 Feb 1761, 'Bellaire' Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1821, King George County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married Oct 1789  King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 29 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F21102  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • ===
      King George County, Virginia Will Book 1752-1780; [Antient Press]
      Will of MARY DOONE. {sic Donne}
      I MARY DOONE of King George County being sick ..
      give and devise to my granddaughter MARY ALEXANDER one half of my tract of land lying in county of Culpepper .. also slaves (18 named).. also all my household and kitchen furniture ..
      I give to my granddaughter LUCY ALEXANDER the other half of my tract of land lying in county of Culpepper .. slaves (18 named) .. (in both cases to be delivered to them on marriage or when they shall attain age twenty one years) ..
      to my granddaughter SARAH ALEXANDER one negro girl ..
      unto my granddaughter FRANCES ALEXANDER one negro girl ..
      unto my grandson PHILIP ALEXANDER one negro boy, also one dozen Silver Table Spoons and a Soup Spoon and a negro named Scipio .. unto my daughter LUCY ALEXANDER one negro girl ..
      desire my estate not be appraised but that my son in law JOHN ALEXANDER whom I appoint my Executor do take an Inventory
      agreeable to Law .. this 20th day June 1769.
      Presence Lucy Morton.
      Ann Robinson, Martha x Bronaugh
      At a court held .. 5th April 1770 .. will presented ...admitted to record .. certificate granted him for obtaining a probate thereof
      ===
      1773-1780 King George County Deed Book 5 (Antient Press); pp. 1127-1129
      THIS INDENTURE made the xxiv day of January in year of our Lord 1774 Between JOHN ALEXANDER of County of STAFFORD, Gent,. and LUCY ALEXANDER, Daughter of said JOHN ALEXANDER. of the first part and JOHN TALIFERRO of County of King George of second part and SEMOUR HOOE of County of STAFFORD of the third part. Whereas MARY DONNE, Widow, late of County of King George by her Last Will and Testament in Writing bearing date the 20th dy of June 1769, among other things devised unto LUCY ALEXANDER. her Grand Daughter, one half of her tract of land in County of CULPEPER in fee simple and also sundry slaves by name. Jupiter, Jane. Jupiter. Violet the younger, Peter, Lett, John, Will, Judy the younger., Bob, Tom, Lett, Bess. Bristol. Nelly & young Philis, likewise one half of her stocks of cattle hoggs horses & sheep as by the sd Will of Record in County Court of King George will appear; And Whereas a Marriage is intended by the permission of God to be shortly had and solemnized between the said JOHN TALIAFERRO and LUCY ALEXANDER; NOW THIS INDENTURE WITNESSETH that in consideration of the intended Marriage taking effect and of the land, slaves & stocks herein before mentioned being delivered to said JOHN TALIAFERRO at or before the solemnization of the Marriage and in farther consideration of the sum of ten shillings paid unto SEMOUR HOOE said JOHN TALIAFERRO shall within six months from the date transfer at any time after the solemnization of said Marriage when thereto required, good and sufficient Deeds in the Law, settle convey and assure all that Plantation tract of land and premises whereupon the said JOHN TALIAFERRO lately lived scituate on the RIVER RAPPAHANNOCK in County of King George, also that moiety or one half of the land in CULPEPER County devised ye sd, LUCY ALEXANDER as aforesaid; likewise the Negroes herein before mentioned by name with their Increase as well as those hereafter to be born as those which already have been born since the decease of the said MARY DONNE, together with the several Stocks before mentioned to such uses intents and purposes as herein after expressed concerning the same, that is to say, the tract of Land scituate on RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER, the one half of the said tract of land in CULPEPER County with the slaves and their increase together with ye several stocks to the use of SEMOUR HOOE and his heirs to support the uses and limitations herein after expressed from being disipated or destroyed and in the first place to permit and suffer sd, JOHN TALIAFERRO to take possess and enjoy the rents issue & profits of the lands, slaves and stocks together with their respective increase during the term of his natural life and from & after the decease of JOHN TALIAFERRO then to the use of said SEYMOUR HOOE In Trust and for benefit of LUCY ALEXANDER in case she should survive and out live JOHN TALIAFERRO during her natural life in full satisfaction & lieu of Dower and after the decease of JOHN TALIAFERRO and LUCY ALEXANDER then to the use of such Child or Children of JOHN TALIAFERRO and LUCY ALEXANDER, the issue of such Marriage, as shall be then living or if dead the legal representatives and their heirs excepting the tract of land on RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER which is to decend and pass after the death of LUCY ALEXANDER to such person or persons as JOHN TALIAFERRO shall direct and appoint and in default of such appointment to the right heirs of JOHN TALIAFERRO; In Witness whereof the parties hereunto have mutually set their hands and seals the day and year above written
      Sealed & Deliverd in presence of
      RI); BROOKE, JOHN ALEXANDER
      LAWN TALIAFERRO. LUCY ALEXANDER
      GEORGE THORNTON, JOHN TALIAFERRO
      SEMOUR HOOE
      These words as well those hereafter to be born as those which have already been born since the decease of the aforesaid MARY DONNE inserted between the third and fourth lines of the second page of this Indenture before the signing and delivery of the same; Witness our hands RD. BROOKE
      LAWN: TALIAFERRO
      GEORGE THORNTON
      At a Court held for King George County the 2d. day of June 1774
      JOHN TALIAFERRO acknowledged these his Marriage Articles with his Wife, LUCY, and SEMOUR HOOE also acknowledged his executing the said Deed which is ordered to be recorded
      ===
      1774-1782 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book J; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      May 18, 1775. John Taliaferro and Lucy, his wife, to John Hardin. £- Lots 252 and 262 in town of Fredksbg., purchased from Wm. Smith, as by Deeds July 17, 1762 [sic 1772], etc. John Rose, G. Weedon, Geo. Thornton. May 18, 1775.

Research Links  Find Lucy Alexander at the following sites -

Ancestry records for Lucy Alexander