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

Philip Alexander

Male 1741 - 1753  (12 years)


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  • Name Philip Alexander 
    Born 31 May 1741  St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 10 Aug 1753  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I032455  Tree1
    Last Modified 9 Oct 2019 

    Father Philip Alexander,   b. 22 Jul 1704, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1753, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Mother Sarah Hooe,   b. 1708, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1758, Salisbury, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 11 Nov 1726  St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    Family ID F05993  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Contributed by: James Hughes

      URL: http://www.historiccourtrecords.org/courtrecordsearch.asp?pageInfo=2&curre ntquery=WASHINGTON,%20WILLIAM&orderinfo=
      URL title: Fredericksburg Court Record Search
      Note:
      Court Record Data
      Context Extract
      Defendant George Chapman (admr.); Nathaniel Chapman (decd.)
      Locality Fredericksburg
      Plaintiff William H. Washington (admr.); Philip Alexander (decd.)
      Slave Dick - property of Philip Alexander
      Administrative Information
      Record title Washingtons admr. vs Chapman admr.
      Year recorded 1804
      Collection CR-DC-L
      Record ID 566-107
      End Notes
      Preserved by Virginia Circuit Court Records Preservation Program
      Processed by Margaret Anne Crickman
      Extracted by Barry L. McGhee
      Extracted on 10/21/2002
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      STAFFORD COUNTY VA WILL BOOK O; 1748-1767; THE ANTIENT PRESS
      pp. 250-251 In the Name of God Amen I SARAH MACGILL of County of Stafford being sick but of sound mind I do make my Last Will and Testament revoking all Wills.. Soul to God .. Body to Earth ..
      Item I give to my Son PHILIP ALEXANDER a Mourning Ring of 20 shillings price.
      Item I give to my Son BURDET CLIFTON a Negro Fellow called Harry & a Negro wench called Prue & two of her children Tom & Ben & MARY DUNLAPS Mulatto girl which is bound to me & their Increase during his natural life & at his decease to be divided amongst all his children lawfully begotten.
      Item I give to my Grandson BURDITT CLIFTON these Negroes Vizt: Will Lucy & Kate & three young Caws & Calves & my best Feather bed & furniture I have in my house at my Death & the Negroes
      I give to my Grandson Burdit Clifton and lawfully begotten heirs forever and my desire that his Father keep his Estate till he comes to age of 18. Item I give to my Granddaughter JENNET SCOTT a Negro girl - and her increase to be delivered to her by my Executor at the day of Marriage and in case my Granddaughter should die without Heirs then my desire is that said Negro & her Increase return to my Son Burditt Clifton & his heirs.
      Item I give to my Grandson PHILIP ALEXANDER a Negro girl called Nan & her increase.
      Item I give to my Granddaughter ELIZABETH DADE the Mourning Ring gave me by my Brother HENRY ASHTON to be delivered her at my Decease.
      Item I give to my Cousin JOHN ALEXANDER'S Daughter ANN ALEXANDER a Ring of 20 shillings price to be delivered at my death. Item I give unto my son Burditt Clifton whom I appoint my whole & sole Executor of this my last will & Testament after my just Debts & funeral Expenses is paid all the rest & residue of my Estate both Real & Personal to him and heirs for-ever .. November 1748
      No witnesses (No signature)
      At Court held for Stafford County 14th March 1749 Upon hearing the several Deports taken concerning the two Wills of Sarah McGill deced tis the Courts opinion that the Will dated the -- day of Novr 1748 and not signed is the Will of the said Sarah and is ordered to be recorded with said deposition
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      STAFFORD COUNTY VA WILL BOOK O; 1748-1767; THE ANTIENT PRESS
      pp. 252-254 In Name of God I PHILIP ALEXANDER of saint Pauls Parish in County of Staf ford being sick but of sound memory do make my Last Will & Testament in manner following that is to say First I give to my Eldest Son JOHN ALEXANDER all that tract of land whereon I now live with all the lands I have purchas'd thereto adjoyning together with all appurtenances. Also I give my second son PHILIP ALEXANDER all my lands with the appurtenances .. thereunto belonging in Parish of Truroe & County of Fairfax to hold forever. 1 also give my son Philip a tract of land containing 1051 acres which I bought of Mr. ROBERT MASSEY with all appurtenances being at Brent Town in the County of Prince William to hold forever I also give unto my third son WILLIAM ALEXANDER a tract containing 1075 acres which I bought of Mr. RICHARD FOOTE Attorney of SAMUEL HAYWARD, Consull at Gant with all appurtenances belonging being at Brent Town in County of Prince William to hold forever. I also give to my Daughter FRANCES STUART a morning ring besides her fortune already paid. I also give to my Daughter JANE ASHTON as much money as will make her fortune of 500 pounds which Ballance will appear in Mr. HENRY ASHTON'S account where I have paid near all the sum above mentioned. I also give to my daughter SARAH FENDALL as much money as will make her fortune up five hundred pounds which ballance will appear in Mr. JOHN FENDALLS account. All the rest I desire may be equally divided among my said three sons as they come of age, and as for the slaves that shall be allotted My dear Wife SARAH ALEXANDER as her thirds thereof my desire is that after her decease they the third part of the slaves and increase may be equally divided amongst my three sons. It is likewise my will that my three sons be constantly kept at school until they come to the age of 18 years, and then bound or put out either to a Doctor County Court Clerk or a Lawyer which they shall choose at that age until they arrive at age of 21 years and I do appoint Sarah Alexander my said Wife, John Alexander my said son & my friends Mr. RICHARD BERNARD, Mr. RICHARD FOOTE, Colo. HENRY FITZHUGH JUNR. & the Revd. WILLIAM STUART Executors of this my last Will & Testament .. and lastly I do hereby revoke all wills made by me formerly .. 12th July 1753.
      Presence John Washington,
      Archd. Dick, Walter Williamson Philip Alexander John Spinks
      At Court held for Stafford County 14th August 1753 Within Last Will & Testament of Philip Alexander Gent deced presented by Richard Bernard Gent one of the Exrs therein named .. proved admitted to record and Certificate granted for obtaining probate ..

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