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

Sarah Alexander

Female 1667 -


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  • Name Sarah Alexander 
    Born 1667  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Person ID I020450  Tree1
    Last Modified 9 Oct 2019 

    Father John Alexander,   b. Abt 1603, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Oct 1677, Stafford County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth MNU Alexander,   b. Bef 1647,   d. Bef 1680, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 33 years) 
    Married Bef 1663  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F10914  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Thomas Pearson,   b. Abt 1663,   d. Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1683  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Simon Pearson,   b. 1681, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1733, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     2. Francis Pearson,   b. Abt 1683,   d. 26 Sep 1713, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 30 years)
     3. Priscilla Pearson,   b. Abt 1695, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1758, Fairfax County, Virgina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years)
     4. Robert Pearson,   b. Bef 1707,   d. 5 Mar 1727/28, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 21 years)
    Last Modified 9 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F08521  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Daughter of John Alexander
      === not named in will
      The Hunter Family of Virginia and Connections, Page 47

      WILL OF JOHN ALEXANDER.

      In the name of God amen this 25th day of October, 1677, I John Alexander of the County of Stafford Gent being sic etc

      Imprimus I give and bequeath all my estate to my sons Robert and Philip Alexander equally to be divided betwixt them that is to say my personal estate

      Item I give unto John Dry a horse called Blackbeard and 500 acres of land being the uppermost part of the 6750 acres in the Freshes of the Potomack River

      Item I give unto my son Robert Alexander 500 acres of land and the House and Plantation where I now live.

      Item I give all the rest of my land to my sons Robert and Philip Alexander equally to be divided betwixt and to their heirs forever except what is hereafter given

      Item I give to Elizabeth Homes and to her heirs 200 acres of Land where John Coggins lives

      Item I will that my son Robert Alexander shall not dispose of any of his estate before he comes of age without the advice of Samuel Hayward and I do nominate make and ordain and appoint my son Robert Alexander to be the executor of this my will I will that the land at the head of Potomack Creek and the land at Attopin dam be sold and the produce be equally divided between my sons Robert and Philip Alexander

      Item I will that my estate given to my said sons shall not be appraised but equally divided by two honest men.

      (signed) Samuel Haywood Elizabeth Cather.
      Samuel Haywood and Elizabeth maketh oath that the above written was delivered by Capt. John Alexander as his last will and Testament but prevented by death he not signing it.

      Jura in Curia 14th Novr 1677 and the recorded Samuel Hayward and Elizabeth Cather Deposeth that Capt. John Alexander did give Elizabeth Holmes a feather Bed saying I do not mean the best bed but the Bed I brought out of England.

      Signed
      Samuel Hayward

      Elizabeth X Cather

      Jur. in Curia 14th November 1677.
      A Copy Henry Tyler C. S. C. (This is a copy certified to by Henry Tyler who was Clerk of the Court of Stafford County and who died about 1770).

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