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

William Alexander

Male Bef 1644 - Aft 1694  (> 52 years)


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  • Name William Alexander 
    Birth Bef 1644  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death Aft 1694  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I82968  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

    Family Joan MNU Alexander,   b. Bef 1648   d. Aft 1694, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 48 years) 
    Marriage Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Alexander,   b. Bef 1665, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 2 Mar 1698, Richmond County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 33 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. Anne Alexander,   b. Aft 1679, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1694, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 15 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F40845  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
    • not proven as son
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      1662-1666 Northumberland County, Virginia Record Book, Part 2; [Antient Press]; Page 175
      I DAVID SPENCE doe give unto JOHN ALEXANDER ye Son of WM: ALEXANDER one heyfer calfe being blacke cropt in ye right ear slitt in ye crop & two slitts in ye left ear & yt: ye sd: WM: ALEXANDER shall looke after it & ye increase thereof as his owne for ye use & ye good of his Child, JNO: ALEXANDER, ye sd. WM: ALEXANDER to have ye Bull calves of ye sd: Beast untill his Son, JOHN ALEXANDER, comes of ten yeares of age; & after ye sd: time ye male & female into ye hands of JOHN ALEXANDER & desiringe yt: this shall be recorded in Cort. November 21th 1665
      DAVID SPENCE
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      1669-1673 Northumberland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 2; [Antient Press]; Page 119
      Northumberland County Court 28th of March 1671
      - Whereas Janry: last, it was ordered yt: Mr. JOHN HANIE & JOHN GRAHAM should valew ye charges yt: WM: ALEXANDER had been at in building & clearing on his land where ye sd ALEXANDER now Iiveth, & whereas ye sd. p;ties did not agree in their Judgmt,, the last Cort: (wth: ye consent of both p;ties) it was ordered yt: JOHN SOUTHERLAND should be joyned to ye other two p;ties aforesd. & yt: they should p:forme ye former Order; And whereas ye sd. Mr, JOHN HANIE, JOHN GRAHAM & JNO: SOUTHIMD: did give in their report yt: ye Labour & charge aforesd. did amounte to ye summe of five hundred pounds of tobaccoe & caske, It is ordered yt: ye sd, JAMES NAPAR forthwth: pay yt: sd summe unto ye sd ALEXANDER als exe , yt: each of them beare their owne charges, yt: this Order put a finall periods to ye sd. difference
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      1687-1698 Northumberland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 2; [Hamrick]; Page 432
      Northumberland County Court June 20, 1688
      Whereas WILLIAM ALEXANDER was summoned to this Court by a note left at the Suit of WILLIAM PAINE for the sum of four hundred pounds of tobacco and cask and the said ALEXANDER failing to appear, an attachment is awarded the said PAINE for the said sum against the Estate of the said ALEXANDER with Costs returnable to the next Court.
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      1687-1698 Northumberland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 2; [Hamrick]; Page 661
      Northumberland County Court May 18, 1694
      ANNE ALEXANDER daughter of WILLIAM and JOAN ALEXANDER (the said WILLIAM being absent) is by the Court with the consent of her said mother bound an apprentice to serve JOHN OLDHAM and ABIGALL his wife until she attains to the age of eighteen years, the said OLDHAM teaching or causing the said ANNE to be taught to read and sew, and if the said JOHN and ABIGALL should die before the said time expired, the said ANNE in such case to be free.

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