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

Alexander Beall

Male 1713 - 1759  (46 years)


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  • Name Alexander Beall 
    Birth 1713  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 5 May 1759  Frederick County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I8211  Tree1
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2024 

    Father William Beall,   b. 1684, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 3 Mar 1756, Frederick County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 72 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Magruder,   b. 1689, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 13 Aug 1764, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 75 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage Bef 23 Jul 1712  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F5343  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elizabeth Harding,   b. 28 Oct 1713, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1756, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 42 years) 
    Marriage Abt 1732  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Leonard Beall,   b. 1733, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1804, Clark County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 71 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. William Magruder Beall,   b. 1738  [Father: natural]
     3. Mary Beall,   b. Abt 1741, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1815, Montgomery County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 74 years)  [Father: natural]
     4. Edward Beall,   b. 25 Oct 1743  [Father: natural]
     5. Martha Beall,   b. Aft 1743, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     6. Sabina Beall,   b. Bef 1750, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 12 Feb 1822, Montgomery County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 72 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F5658  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2024 

    Family 2 Sarah Winter,   b. New Castle County, Delaware Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 18 Apr 1784, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage 1757  Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Sarah Beall,   b. Abt 1744, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef 1780, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 35 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F5659  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
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      BEALL, ALEXANDER, Frederick Co. 9 Apr, 1759;5 May, 1759
      Wife, Sarah,
      Children: Leonard, Wm, Magruder, Edward, Sarah, Sabina, Mary and Martha.
      Tracts: Occupied by Elizabeth Harde, "King Cole," "Joseph Ramble," "Jacob's Cowpen," land sold to Geo. Ross.
      Extx: Sarah Beall.
      Wit: Joseph Wood, Agnes Paul, Casper Shoeff. 30.727
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      === Contributed by Debra Crawford
      Liber A, No. 1, folio 127. Frederick County, Md.
      WILL OF CAPTAIN ALEXANDER BEALL. FREDERICK COUNTY, MD.
      In the name of God, Amen. This Ninth day of April one thousand seven hundred and fifty nine, I, Alexander Beall of Frederick County in the Province of Maryland being sick and weak in body, but of perfect minde and Memory and calling unto minde the Mortality of my Body do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament as followeth: And
      first I give my Soule unto the Hands of God, my heavenly Father, hoping for Forgiveness of all my Sins through the Righteousness of Jesus Christ, my Redeemer, and my Body, I recommend to the Earth to be buried in a Christian like manner at the Discretion of my Executrix, nothing doubting but at the General Resurrection I shall renew the same again, by the mighty power of God, and for such worldly Estaten where with it has pleased God to bless me in this Life with, I give and dispose of the same in the manner and Form following, viz.: Imprimis.--
      I give and devise unto my Son, Leonard Beall, his Heirs and assigns for ever, all that Tract or parcel of land called Fyffe whereon he now lives.
      Item.--I give and devise unto my Daughter, Sarah, her heirs and assigns forever, all that Tract of Land now in the occupation of Elizabeth Harding, containing eighty four acres.
      Item.--I give and devise unto my Son, William Magruder, his Heirs and assigns for ever, all that Tract of Land called, King Cole, but if he should die without Lawful Heirs, that then the afs'd Tract of Land to be sold and the money to be equally divided between my Daughters, Sabrina, Mary and Martha.
      Item.--I give and devise unto my Son, Edward, his Heirs and Assigns forever, all that Tract of Land called, Joval Ramble, and also one other Tract of Land Called, Jacobs Cowpen, But if my afs'd Son, Edward, should Die before he arrive at the age of twenty-one years or have lawful Heirs, that then the afs'd tracts of Land to be sold and the money to be equally divided between my Daughters, Sabrina, Mary and Martha.
      Item.--I give unto my Son, Edward, his heirs and assigns for ever, all my other Lands that I have any Right, Title or Interest to, except what Lands I may have a right to by my Wife, Sarah, and also a Tract of Land that I have sold by a verbal agreement to George Ross.
      Item.--And whereas I have sold by a verbal agreement with George Ross, the plantation and tract of Land called, Discovery, containing two hundred and sixty acres, for the sum of one hundred and ten pounds Currency, my Will and pleasure is that if the said George Ross should pay the afs'd sum of one hundred and ten pounds Currency, that, then my Executrix do make over unto the said George Ross, his Heirs and assigns, by Deed of Conveyance all the afs'd two hundred and sixty Acres of Land, but if the afs'd George Ross should relinquish the afs'd agreement, I made with him that then my Executrix hereafter mentioned to sell the afs'd Land and the money arrising thereon to be applied to discharging my Debts.
      Item.--I give and devise unto each of my children namely, William Magruder, Elizabeth, Sarah, Edward, Sabrina, Mary, and Martha, the sum of twenty pounds Currency, each to be paid them as they respectively arrive at Age or marry, but if it should happen that any of the said Children should die before they arrive at Age or marry, that then his, her or their respective Sum or Sums of money above devised to them, I give unto my Wife, Sarah.
      Item.--I give and devise unto my Wife, Sarah, her Heirs and assigns for ever all the Remainder of my real and personable Estate I have received with her or have any Right, Title of Interest to, by marrying her. And lastly, I do hereby constitute, ordain and appoint my well beloved Wife, Sarah, my whole and sole Executrix of this my last Will and Testament, revoking and making null and void all other and former Wills, Legacies and Bequeaths by me in any wise before this Time made and bequeathed. Rattifying and confirming this and no other to be my Last Will and Testament, In Witness, whereof I have hereunto set my Hand and affixed my Seal the Day and Year above written. ALEX'R BEALL. [Seal.]
      Probated, May 5th, 1759.
      Signed, Sealed, published and pronounced by the afsd Alexander Beall, before us, whose names are subscribed as Witnesses at the Request and in the Sight of the Testator. Jos. Wood. Casper Shaaf. her Agnis A. G. Paul. mark
      ===
      Alexander Beall 72.81 FR £331.3.3 Aug 11 1759 Jun 18 1760
      Appraisers: Charles Hedges, Peter Stilly.
      Creditors: Christopher Edelen for Christopher Lowndes, Robert Peter for John Glassford & Co.
      Next of kin: Samuel Beall, Jr., Leonard Beall.
      Executrix: Sarah Hussy.
      [*Sarah Hussey was misinterpreted in this document; Frederick Co. Inventory A#1.435 taken on 11 Aug 1759 has Sarah Henry as ex.]
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      Capt. Alexander Beall 76.339 FR £21.1.0 Jun 1 1761 Jun 1761
      Appraisers: Charles Hedges, Peter Stilly.
      Mentions: Christopher Lowndes for Christopher Lowndes & Co.
      Mentions: Frederick Hatfield.
      Executrix: Sarah Henry, wife of Adam Henry.
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      MAGRUDER, ALEXANDER, SR., Frederick Co. 19 May 1749;12 Jun, 1751
      To son Nathaniel, 333 A, called "Grubbey ThIckett.
      To son Samuel, 214 A,, and 1/3 pt. of lot in Marlborough.
      To son Ezekiah, 100 A, lying next to Zachariah Magruder, pt. of tract I now live on, after his mother's decease, the whole tract to him.
      To dau. Sarah, 5 pounds.
      To dau. Elizabeth, 100 A. that was taken up in partnership with Samuel Magruder, the 1/3 where Thomas Edmonston settled during life, and at her decease to her son Maximilan.
      To dau. Anna, 1 slave girl.
      To dau. Elinor, I slave.
      To wife Anne,, 1 slave.
      Give my 5 children: Nathaniel, Samuel, Ezeklah, Anna and Eleanor,to be equally divided bet. them.
      Wife Anne, son Nathaniel,exs.
      Wit: Alex. Beall, Samuel Magruder, Jr., Zach. Magruder. MCW 28.127
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      GILLILAND, WILLIAM, Frederick Co. 16 May, 1756; 19 Jun, 1758
      Wife: Mary, extx.
      Wit: Thomas Prather, Alex. Beall, Moses Chaplin. 30. 580
      ===
      William Bealle 84.182 FR £50.12.5 1764
      (also William Beale)
      Appraisers: Jonathon Browning, Benjamin Browning.
      Creditors: Thomas Witten, Richard Whittle for Mr, Robert Walter of Whitehaven.
      Next of kin: Alexander Beale.
      Administratrix: Beale.
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      HARDING, ELIZABETH, Frederick Co. 31 May, 1768;5 Oct. 1769
      Children: Edward, George, Chas., Elias and Uslys wife of Nathan Holland,
      Grandchildren: Gary Harding, son of John; to 4 children of Robert Owen and dau. Keziah Owen; to sons and dau. of Robert Larehbery/Lazenberry; dau. of Alex. Beall and dau. Elizabeth Beall.
      Exs: Sons Chas. and Elias.
      Wit: Benj. Perry, Thomas Cramphin. 37,326

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      1748-1752 Frederick County MD Land Records {Patricia Abelard Andersen} .
      pg. 407-408. Thomas Conn recorded 19 June 1751. Made 27 May 1751 between James Edmondston ofPGC, gentleman and William Beall of FC, planter; for 50 pS, sell tract ofland called "Megillygen," part of land called "Labyrinth," beginning at end of first line of the land of Thomas Miles, called "Mile's Pasture" near the given line of tract called "Girl's Portion," running with Mile's Pasture, M&B given; for 183 acres; Signed James Edmonston, Wm. Beall, in presence of Josi Beall, Alex. Beall. Deed ack. by James Edmonston and William Beall, and at the same time, Elizabeth & Mary the wives of the said James and William were examined apart and released dower rights. Receipt & alienation fine payments recorded.
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1752-1757; Liber NN {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 505. At the request of Stephen Lanham, the following Deed was recorded March 5, 1757
      Indenture made March 1757; Elizabeth Beall, exectruix and Alexander Beall, executor of William Beall late of Frederick County, Maryland in consideration of 15 pounds 2 shillings 6 pence sterling money which was paid to Mr. William Beall by Stephen Lanham hath sold part of a tract called "William and Elizabeth" containing 118 acres and lying near the Paint Branch. Signed Elizabeth Beall, Alexander Beall, in the presence of and acknowledged before Christopher Lowndes, David Ross
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      747-748. Alexander Beall recorded 18 June 1755, made 17 June 1755 between William Williams Sr. ofFC.
      planter, for 2000 lbs. tob., sells tract called "Jacobs Cowpen," standing on east side of a branch of Bennett's
      Creek, called George Beall's Branch, M&B given for 50 acres; Signed William Williams before David Lynn,
      Chas Jones, Volanda the wife of the said William Williams released dower right. Receipt. AF paid.
      ===
      Provincial Court Land Records, 1756-1759
      Volume 702, Page 273

      This Indenture Quadripartite made the fifteenth
      day of July in the Year of our Lord One thousand Seven hundred
      and fifty Eight Between David Ross of Prince Georges
      County Merchant and Sarah Needham of Frederick County Widow
      of the first part Alexander Beall of Frederick County Gentleman and
      Andrew Heugh of Frederick County Gentleman of the Second Part John
      Brice of Ann Arundel County Esquire of the third part and Henry Wright
      Crabb of Frederick County Gentleman of the fourth Part Whereas the
      said David Ross Sarah Needham Alexander Beall Andrew Heugh
      John Brice and Henry Wright Crabb are Seized in Fee as Tenants in
      Common of and in a Tract or Parcel of Land lying and being in
      Frederick County called Forrest containing Two thousand and Seventy
      eight Acres of which said Tract of Land called Forrest two parts
      thereof in eight parts to be divided are the Portion and Share of the
      said David Ross and Sarah Needham and two parts thereof in
      eight parts to be divided are the Portion and Share of the said
      Alexander Beall and Andrew Heugh And two parts thereof in eight
      parts to be divided are the Portion and Share of the Said John Brice
      and two parts thereof in eight parts to be divided are the Portion
      and Share of the Said Henry Wright Crabb Now this Indenture
      Witnesseth that for dividing the said the said Tract or parcel of
      Land called Forrest Whereof the Said David Ross and Sarah
      Needham Alexander Beall and Andrew Heugh John Brice
      and Henry Wright Crabb are Seized according to their Several
      Portions and shares aforesaid and that the Parties to these
      Presents may hold and enjoy their parts in Severally to them
      and their Heirs It is hereby Covenanted granted Concluded and
      agreed between the Said David Ross and Sarah Needham
      Alexander Beall and Andrew Heugh John Brice and Henry
      Wright Crabb for them and their Heirs in Manner and form
      following that is to say That the said David Ross and Sarah
      Needham and their Heirs shall hold Occupy and enjoy to the
      only use and behoof of the said David Ross and Sarah Needham
      and their Heirs forever as their two parts in eight Parts of the
      Said Tract or Parcel of Land called Forrest all that Parcel of
      Land Beginning at a Bounded white Oak the Beginning
      Tree of the aforesaid Land called Forrest and running thence
      North Seventy Degrees East twenty perches South Seventy eight
      Degrees East Seventy Perches south Nine Degrees East One
      hundred and forty perches South fifty Seven Degrees West
      Sixty Perches South Seven Degrees East Sixty perches North
      forty three Degrees East One hundred and Seventy six
      perches North Sixty Seven Degrees East Eighty perches
      South forty Seven Degrees East One hundred and twenty
      perches North fifty four Degrees and an half Degree East
      one hundred and forty three perches North thirty three degrees
      West three hundred and thirty five perches to the End of the
      thirtieth line of the Said Land then North Seventy two
      Degrees West ninety two perches South Sixteen Degrees East
      One hundred and Seventy Six perches South forty one Degrees
      West One hundred and Sixteen perches then by a straight to the beginning
      Tree Containing five hundred and Nineteen Acres and one
      half Acre of Land more or less as the full part Purpart and
      Portion of the Said David Ross and Sarah Needham of in and to
      all the Said Tract or Parcel of Land called Forrest And that
      the Said Alexander Beall and Andrew Heugh and their Heirs
      Shall have hold occupy and enjoy to the only use and Behoof
      of the said Alexander Beall and Andrew Heugh and their
      Heirs for ever as their two parts in eight parts of the said Tract
      or parcel of Land called Forrest all that Parcel of Land Beginning
      at the End of the thirteenth Line of the Said Tract of Land called
      Forrest and running thence south thirty three Degrees East three
      hundred and thirty five perches North fifty four Degrees and an half
      Degree East One hundred and Ninety Six Perches to the End of one
      hundred and Sixty four perches on the twenty fifth line of the said
      Land then with the Said Land North twenty four Degrees West three
      hundred and fifty five Perches North eighty two Degrees West Ninety
      Perches North fifty eight Degrees West fifty Six perches South fifty
      four Degrees and an half Degree West Sixty perches South thirty six
      Degrees East one hundred & fifty seven perches South Seventy one
      Degrees West one hundred and twelve perches to the Beginning
      containing five hundred and nineteen Acres and an half Acre
      of Land more or less as the full part Purpart and Portion of the
      Said Alexander Beall and Andrew Heugh of in and to all the said
      Tract or parcel of Land called Forrest And that the said John
      Brice and his Heirs shall have hold occupy and enjoy to the only
      use of him the said John Brice and his Heirs for ever as his two
      parts in eight parts of the said Tract or parcel of Land called
      Forrest all that Parcel of Land Beginning at the ^end of the^ Eighth
      Line of the Said Tract of Land called Forrest and running thence
      with the said Land South Eleven Degrees East forty perches
      South sixty four Degrees East forty eight perches South seven
      Degrees East thirty Six perches South forty one Degrees West
      sixty perches South thirty nine Degrees East seventy six perches
      North forty nine Degrees East two hundred and Sixty perches
      South twenty eight Degrees East one hundred and forty eight
      perches North Sixty nine Degrees East one hundred and
      forty seven perches then North thirty nine Degrees West One
      hundred and ninety four perches to the End of the
      twenty fourth Line of said Land then North twenty
      four Degrees West one hundred and sixty four perches
      then ^by^ a straight line to the beginning containing five
      hundred and Nineteen Acres and an half Acre of Land
      more or less as the full part Purpart and Portion of the said
      John Brice ^of^ in and to the Said Tract or Parcel of Land called
      Forrest And ^that^ to the said Henry Wright Crabb and his
      Heirs shall have hold occupy and enjoy to the only Use
      and Behoof of him the said Henry Wright Crabb and his
      Heirs for ever as his two parts in eight parts of the said Tract
      or parcel of Land called Forrest all that parcel of Land
      Beginning at the End of one hundred and forty
      seven perches on the Sixteenth Line of the said Tract
      of Land called forrest and running thence North Sixty
      Nine Degrees East Sixty Seven perches North one hundred
      and twenty perches West forty perches North one hundred
      and twenty perches East ne hundred and forty perches
      North two hundred and two perches North Eighty degrees
      West one hundred and Ninety two Perches south thirty
      Degrees West ninety four perches south ten Degrees West
      two hundred and Seventy perches then by a straight
      line to the beginning containing five hundred and
      Nineteen Acres and an half Acre of Land more or less
      for the full part Purpart and Portion of the said Henry
      Wright Crabb of in and to the said Tract or Parcel of
      Land called Forrest In Witness whereof the Parties to
      these Presents have hereunto interchangeably set their
      hands and Seals the Day and Yeare first within written
      Sealed and Delivered
      in the Presence of David Ross seal
      the Words (Beginning & Containing)
      being first Interlined Alex Beall seal
      Basil Dorsey Jun.r
      by John Brice
      W.m Lynch
      Jn.o Brice seal

      Nath Wickham
      by H W Crabb
      Basil Beckwith
      Henry Wright Crabb seal

      Joseph Williams by David Ross &
      Casper Shaaff Alex Beall
      Andrew Heugh seal

      William Needham by Andrew Heugh
      &
      William Tracy Sarah Needham
      Sarah Needham seal

      Recorded 18.th August

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