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

Parthenia Alexander

Female 1709 - 1790  (81 years)


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  • Name Parthenia Alexander 
    Born 1709  St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 1790  Alexandria, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I017016  Tree1
    Last Modified 26 Jul 2020 

    Father Robert Alexander,   b. 1685, St. Clement's Manor, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1736, Stafford County, Virginia - Proved Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Mother Anne Fowke,   b. 13 Jan 1689/90, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1739, St. Paul's Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Married 1711  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F01090  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Dade Massey,   b. 1708, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1734/35, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years) 
    Married 17 Jan 1731/32  St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    Children 
     1. Lee Rev. Massey,   b. 22 Sep 1732, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1814, Bradley, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    Last Modified 26 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F10882  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Townshend Dade,   b. 1707, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1781, Fairfax County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 6 May 1736  St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Anne Fowke Dade,   b. 13 Dec 1737, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1770, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
     2. Sarah Dade,   b. 1739, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1791, Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     3. Townshend Dade,   b. 15 Jan 1740/41, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1822, Montgomery County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     4. Elizabeth Dade,   b. Aft 1750, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1804, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 52 years)
     5. Catherine Dade,   b. Aft 1750, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1777, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 27 years)
     6. Behethland Dade,   b. Aft 1750, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1777, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 27 years)
     7. Margaret Dade,   b. Aft 1750, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1777, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 27 years)
    Last Modified 26 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F10883  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Will of Gerrard's father, Robert Alexander Sr. dated 13th April, 1735 Stafford Co VA, proved 28th april, 1735, Stafford Co. VA.- lists wife, Anne; dau. Anne Hooe; Son John; dau. Parathenia Massie; son Gerrard. dau. Sarah Alexander,a minor under age 16.
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      STAFFORD COUNTY VA WILL BOOK M; 1729-1748; THE ANTIENT PRESS
      Pp. 201-202 In Name of God Amen I ROBERT ALEXANDER of. Stafford County being Sick but of perfect mind .. make this my last will and testament .. Imp/ I give to my well beloved wife ANNE ALEXANDER all my Lands in Stafford County to act with the same as she shall think proper during her life and also four negroes Soloman, Natl, Grace & Dinah and Soloman and Grace not to be removed off of my now Dwelling plantation during their lives also the thirds of my personal Estate and after her Death to be equally divided between my two Sons hereafter named.
      Item I give to my daughter ANN HOOE 200 acres of Land commonly called Sumner's Quarter and all things elreadv given in her possession to her and theirs.
      Item I give to my Son JOHN ALEXANDER all my land in Stafford County now left to his Mother after her Death also the Island in Prince Wm. County comonly called Pexrsons a Island where he now lives on.
      Item I give to my Daughter PARTTEENIA MASSEY 400 acres of land in Prince Wm. according to my Bond and all other things that Bond contains and also two white Servant women they having Seven years to serve each and to her liking tradesmen excepted and forty Barrels of corn to be paid in two years proceeding the Date and on her aforsd land to be built at the costs of my ExExs hereafter named a 50 foot Tobacco house twenty foot wide and a twenty foot Quarter fifteen foot wide and ffour cows and calves four Sows with Pigs and 800 weight of Meat.
      Item I give to my son GERRARD ALEXANDUR the Island in Prince William County comonly called Homes Island where he now fives on also 1125 acres of land joining to said Island also 4 Negroes Robin Shire Sam and young man and 2 beds and furniture and his comun riding mare called Sgtairrell and all her increase and all the rest of his house hold Stuff that is on the said Island now in possession and 13 head of Sheep.
      Item I give unto my Daughter SARAH ALEXANDER 400 acres of land joining to Parthenia Masssey the same length on the back line and the same breath on the river as my Bonds mentioned to Parthenia Massie, 4 Negros, 2 new Negro women and two new Wagrumen they not to exceed 20 years a horse of 10 pounds price a Saddle of 6 pounds price Sterling also the° same Stock and household stuff as my Bond mentions to Parthenia Massie to be delivered when she comes to age of 16 by the aforesd Exes. hereafter named and the said Sarah to be maintained by the Exes. with apparrell and Diet till the age of 18 moreover
      I give to my Daughter Sarah Alexander 40 Barrels of Corn and the building of a 50 foot Tobacco house 20 foot wide and a 20 foot Quarter 15 foot wide her plantation use and the said Negroes to be found with cloathing for two years and if my Daughter Sarah should die without heirs Lawfully begotten of her body then all the things that is given to my said Daughter to be equally divided between my two sons John and Gerrard Alexander and heirs and all the rest of my Estate both Real and Personal to be Equally divided between my two Sons and heirs forever.
      Item the four Negroes mentioned to my Wife to be equally divided between my two Sons as aforsd but if in case she should choose the thirds of my Estate then the negroes falling to her part I desire may be equally divided between my two Sons as aforsd.
      Item I desire that all my lands and negroes be entailed from heir to heir Those excepted being John Alexander four already given Thomas Spring, George, Frank and Will and their Increase and also Gerrard Alexander Fear Robin, Slice, Sam, Young Nan and their Increase.
      I also appoint my welbeloved wife Ann Alexander and John Alexander and Gerrard Alexander my whole and sole ExEs of this my last will and Testament 28th of April M CCX V.
      Presence Rich. Todd, Robt. Alexander
      Jethro Bunsplatt, Sarah Bunsplatt
      At Court held for Stafford County Lath Apl. 1736 Will presented made oath .. same proved .. admitted to record .. Certificate granted for obtalaling Probate ..
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      STAFFORD COUNTY VA WILL BOOK M; 1729-1748; THE ANTIENT PRESS
      pp. 215-216 1734/5 An Account of Disbursements for the Estate of LEE MASSEY Orphan of DADE MASSEY JUNR. To Smiths work done in Tobacco, to goods bought of JOHN BUCHANAN in Sumer Dealings, Boys thread Stockings, 1 boys fine hat .. 1735 July 11th Goods bought of WILLIAM HUNTER,
      Errors Excepted p me Pirthenia Dade
      At Court held for Stafford County July the 13th 1736 PARTHENIA DADE, late widow of Dade Massey produced and made oath Account of Lee Massey Orphan of Dade Massey .. admitted to record,
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      LAND RECORDS, FAIRFAX COUNTY, VIRGINIA, Liber A
      (by Mrs. Eula K. Woodward, Washington, D. C.)
      8 Apr. 1745. Lease. Townshend Dade, Fairfax Co. gent. & Gerrard Alexander, same Co. gent. 2743 A. in
      Fairfax Co. granted to Robert Howson, 6000 A. Named in boundaries, Potomac river, John &Gerrard Alexander.
      Wit.John Minor, DanI. French, John West, Benja. Sebastian. Apr. 16, 1745. May 21, 1745 Parthinia w.
      of Townshend Dade signed release, p.372.
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      Fairfax Co Va Deeds Liber M, pp. 302-303
      To all Persons to whom these Presents shall come LEE MASSEY of Fairfax County sends greeting Whereas by certain articles of agreement bearing date the twenty fourth day of October 1767 between TOWNSHEND DADE of Fairfax County of one part and myself of part I have for myself and my heirs agreed and consented that CHARLES ALEXANDER of Stafford County shall convey and assure unto Townshend Dade & PARTHENIA his Wife absolutely in fee simple four hundred acres of land whereon they now live And moreover by the same articles have agreed & obliged myself & my heirs to relinquish all mine and their right & title in and to the said land unto Townshend Dade and Parthenia his wife by good & sufficient Deed or conveyance in Law when demanded Now Know Ye that I Lee Massey in performance of the said agreement and for the sum of Five shillings sterling to me paid do for me and my heirs forever quit claim unto Townshend Dade andPartheniahis Wife all the Estate right title I now or may have in that Plantation of four hundred acres of land whereon Townshend Dade and Parthenia his Wife now live In Witness whereof. this seventeenth day of December 1776.
      Presence: CATHARINE DADE, Lee Massey
      PEGGY MASSEY , SALLEY MASSEY ,
      DADE MASSEY
      At Court held for County of Fairfax 21st July 1777
      Lee Massey acknowledgeld this Release to be his act and deed which is ordered to be recorded.

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