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

George Dent Alexander

Male Abt 1739 - 1784  (~ 45 years)


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  • Name George Dent Alexander  [1
    Born Abt 1739  Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 May 1784  Fairfax County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I017043  Tree1
    Last Modified 27 Feb 2021 

    Father Gerard Alexander,   b. 1713, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1761, Fairfax County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Mother Mary A. Dent,   b. Abt 1722, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1793, Fairfax County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Married Abt 1733  Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F01055  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • George Dent Alexander died without issue.
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      Fairfax Co Va Wills Liber E, pp. 150-151
      I GEORGE ALEXANDER of Fairfax County do make this my last will and Testament.
      Imprimis I give all my land and negroes to my Mother during her life and as to the rest of my personal estate I divide equally between my two brothers ROBERT and PHILLIP that is my horses, stock etc. and as to my land after my Mothers death I do give to my brothers Robert and Philip the whole land to them to be equally divided between them. I do particularly give the mare called CATE WILKES & the colt mare with her to my brother Robert the said colt is called Fearnought. I desire that Sam be set free & that fifty pounds be given him for reasons known to myself I decline giving any part of my estate to my Brother Gerard. I also give unto GEORGE WARNER LEWIS the negro boy called Gerard a weaver also to BETSY LEWIS a girl called Nancy also to AUSTIN LEWIS a negro boy called Milton. In Witness whereof .. this 16th of September 1777. I also appoint my brothers Robert & Philip Executors.
      Presence Willm. Grayson,
      George Alexander
      A. C. Hanson, David Rose Junr.
      NB I have eras'd Philip & inserted Robert as to the mare & colt.
      Test Thos. Alexander Geo: D. Alexander
      June 24th 1778
      I also desire my brothers to give a Negro girl equal to either of those given above to my sister MARYAN NOBLE'S child.
      Test Thos. Alexander Geo: D. Alexander
      June 24th 1778
      At Court contd & held 18th May 1784 This will was proved by oath of William Grayson and at a Court contd & held 19th July 1786 Robert Alexander one of the Executors therein named made oath thereto and on his motion certificate is granted him for obtaining letters of administration with the will annexed in
      due form

  • Sources 
    1. [S814050] Genealogies of Virginia Families Vol. I, from Tyler's Quarterly Historical and Genealogical Magazine.

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