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

John Alexander

Male Bef 1644 - 1685  (> 41 years)


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  • Name John Alexander 
    Birth Bef 1644  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 4 Jun 1685  Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I63956  Tree1
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2024 

    Father John Alexander,   b. Abt 1603, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 5 Oct 1677, Stafford County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Catherine Graham,   b. Bef 1620, Gartmore, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef 1663, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age < 43 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage Bef 1636  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F13446  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Magazine of Virginia Genealogy Vol 23 1985, No. 2; Page 6
      Know all men by these presents that I John Alexander of the County of Stafford, gentleman for the affection and love which I have bear to my son John Alexander and for diverse other good causes and considerations me thereto moving have and by these presents due from me my heirs executors and administrators give grand assign and make over unto major George Parker of the County of Northampton and Samuel Haywood of the County of Stafford aforesaid as feofes in trust to and for the use of my said son John Alexander all my right title and interest to & in two mares with their last year colts now being in the County of Northampton ... in Accomack. You have and to hold use possessed and injoyed the said mares and colts with all their present and future increase of male and female to the only proper use and behalf of my said son John Alexander his heirs executors administrators and assigns forever without any claim or demand of me the said John Alexander my heirs executors and administrators in or to the same or any part thereof. In consideration whereof I have here unto set my hand and seal this 13th day of November 1671. John Alexander
      John James
      Robert Caster
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      1683-1685 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Order Book; [Antient Press] Page 97
      Rappahannock County Court 4th of June 1685
      - Whereas WM. SMYTH of this County peticoned the Court for Administracon upon the Estate of JOHN ALEXANDER deced as greatest Creditor makeing it appeare that the sd Estate is indebted to him 2780 lbs. of Cobb: & caske, this Court do therefore grant administration upon the sd Estate to the aforesd. WM. SMYTH, he giveing in security for his due administracon of the same as also to render a true accot: of the sd Estate & surrender up the same to whom it shall more properly belong when thereunto lawfully required
      - Mr. DENNIS CARTY enters himself in as assumpsit of Ten thousand pounds of tobb: & cask together with WM. SMYTH to this Court for the sd SMYTHs due administracon of the Estate of JOHN ALEXANDER committed to him by this Court, Also to render a true account of & surrender up the same when thereunto lawfully required
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      1662-1666 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 5; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 447
      ROBT. ALEXANDER, JOHN ALEXANDER, JR., & XTOPHER LUND, 1464 acs. W'moreland Co., 23 Mar. 1664, p. 162, (41). S. side of Attapin Cr. Dam, beg. at cor. tree of George Weading, Daniell White Sr Miles Phillips, extend. W. by S. &c. to N. side of a small runn that falls into Appamattocks Cr. &c. Trans. of 29 pers: Roger Korman (or Norman), Ann Phillips, Edward Massey, Henry Coplyn, Charles Perches, John Ellis, Robet Franck, Lawrence Tomkins, Thomas Webb, Joyce Axell, Wm. Butler, Robt. Cockerell, Thomas Wilkenson, Daniell Liss, Thomas Moore, Wm. West, Rachaell Hailes, Richard Huff, John Gayle, Thomas Butler, Henry Vincent, Ellen Browne, Thomas Lund, Jno. Walton, Maurice Smith, Wm. Hills, Samll. Mottershead, Lucy Stratton, Judeth Beach.
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      1662-1666 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 5; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 447
      THOMAS POPE, 2454 acs. W'moreland Co., 23 Mar. 1664, p. 163, (42). Beg. on N.W. side of a marsh & swamp in a valley bet. two hills wch. divides this & land formerly in possession of John Walton, Cooper, running near Fishing Cr. &c. to a branch falling into Potomack Riv. near a branch dividing this from land of Arthur Terrell & near land of John Vaughan &c. 1050 acs. granted to Nathall. Pope 19 May, 1651 & 550 acs. granted to sd. Pope 24 Apr. 1656 & since renewed in name of Mr. Tho. Pope, son & heire of sd. Pope, dec'd. 854 acs. for trans. of 17 pers: Rich. Paine, Damras Watney, Ell. Pickett, Jno. Cossick, Robt. Parker, Jno. Hancock, Robt. Glover, Jno. Aringell, Phill. Cole, Ann Found, Eliz. Alexander, Jno. Alexander, Jr., Jno. Courtney, Jno. Cosheir, Ann Paine, Jona. Samrayes, Robt. Hodges
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      1666-1679 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 6; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 79
      MR. JOHN ALEXANDER, Senr., 1285 acs. Staff. Co., N. side of Potoamark Cr., adj. Edward Rogers, Charles Havie Henry Bayle, John Pecke Mr. Walton &c 25 Oct. 1669. p. 309. Trans. of 26 pers Robtr Dent. James Foard. Rich. Lewis. Mary Lewis, Symon Rowland Jno. Benrhall, Fliz. Garland, Ann Harloe Tho. Jenkin, Wm. Humfry, Jno. Sumerly, Ralph Beyln. Hen. Davys. Tho. Waters. Jer.Morly. Sara Whitty. John Grymes, Robt, Salvey, Hen. Thomlyn. Jno. Holmes, Mary Day. Wm Teddar, Jno. Collett, Eliz. Fowler, Jno. Grigson, Robt. Waller
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      URL (Click on link) http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=41&last=&g_p=P5&col lection=LO Patent
      Title Alexander, John, Jr.
      Publication 23 March 1664.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Note Location: Westmoreland County.
      Grantee(s): Alexander, Robt.; Alexander, John Jr., and Alexander, Christopher.
      Description: 1460 acres.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 5, 1661-1666 (v.1 & 2 p.1-369), p. 41 (Reel 5).
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      URL (Click on link) http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=590&last=&g_p=P5&co llection=LO Patent
      Title Alexander, Robert.
      Publication 24 March 1665/1666.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Note Location: Westmoreland County.
      Grantee(s): Alexander, Robert and Weeding, George.
      Description: 800 acres in the forest between the two rivers of Potomack and Rappahannock, adjoining Robert and John Alexander and Christopher Lumo. &c.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 5, 1661-1666 (v.1 & 2 p.1-369), p. 590 (Reel 5).

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