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

Alexander Gray

Male 1788 - 1839  (50 years)


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  • Name Alexander Gray 
    Born 30 May 1788  Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 25 Jan 1839  Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I102650  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2021 

    Father Joseph Gray,   b. Bef 1754, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1796, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 44 years) 
    Mother Benedicta Franklin,   b. Bef 1758, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1796, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 40 years) 
    Married Bef 1774  Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F39970  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Price,   b. 15 Jul 1793, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1857, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 1813  Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Hannah Elizabeth Gray,   b. 1815, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1850, Hill Top, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 36 years)
     2. John Franklin Gray,   b. Abt 1816, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1839, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 24 years)
     3. Catharine Elizabeth Gray,   b. 14 Sep 1817, Chinquepin, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1897, 'Efton Hills', Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     4. Sarah Eleanor Gray,   b. 27 Mar 1819, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1894, Warrensburg, Johnson County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     5. Jane Gray,   b. 1827, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1868, Hill Top, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 42 years)
     6. Thomas Price Gray,   b. 1828, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1850, Hill Top, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 23 years)
     7. Joseph Alexander Gray,   b. 24 May 1830, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1902, Hill Top, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     8. Priscilla Gray,   b. Abt 1833
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F39971  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book WDM-15, 1825-1833; {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 367.
      John Franklin Gray, Will, June 23, 1830; July 5, 1830
      I, John Franklin Gray of CC, being sick and weak of body, but of sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding;
      To brother Alexander Gray, my plantation whereon I now reside, commonly called and known by the name of "Chinguipin"together with 88 acres of land adjoin which I bought of Robert Fergusson being part of a tract of land called "Middleton Resurveyed". Alson negroes Jess (carpenter), Jacob, Rose and Dianna.
      To brother Robert Gray, a tract called "The Mansion" containing 116 acres.
      To Joseph Gray, Benedicta Gray and Matilda Gray, children of brother Robert Gray, my tract of land called "Double Trouble Resurveyed" together with 91 acres adjoining which I purchased of the heirs of Joseph Young deceased being a part of a tract called "The Three Sisters".
      To brother Joseph Gray, all the monies due by him to me on mortgate bond note or otherwise.
      To children of sister Priscilla McConnell 2,000 dollars.
      To children of sister Elizabeth Grim 1,000 dollars.
      Item: the balance and residue of my estate equally divided in three part, 1/3 to brother Robert Gray, 1/3 to the children of brother Joseph Gray and 1/3 to the children of my sister Elizabeth Grim
      Executor: brothers Alexander Gray and Robert Gray
      Signed: June 23, 1830 John Franklin Gray
      Wit: Henry C. Bruce, William Posey, Thomas Price
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book DJ-16, 1833-1850; {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 422.
      Roger Posey, Will, August 25, 1844; March 2, 1847
      I, Roger Posey of CC, being weak in body, but of sound disposing mind, memory and understanding;
      To son Henry Posey, the plantation on which I now reside, he paying to my granddaughter Artemacia Posey 100 dollars, and my son to maintain and provide for my wife Mary Posey and my two grandchildren, Artemcia Posey and William Posey during the life of my wife. Also 1 mare colt.
      To son George Posey, the tract of land on which he at present resides by paying over to my granddaughter Artemacia Posey 75 dollars.
      To grandsons William Posey, part of a tract of land which I purchased of Capt. Alexander Gray and running with the line of the tract left to my son George Posey, till it intersects the road leading from the Baptist Meeting and the corner of the land formerly owned by John Warden containing between 80 and 90 acres.
      To daughter Elizabeth Posey (who intermarried with John Posey), the tract of land lying between the lands of Burdett Posey and the lands bequeath to my son George Posey except 15 acres now called "Double Cabins".
      To son Thomas Posey, the tract of land he at present resides which I purchased of William D. Cobey and Harrison Posey and the 15 acress reserved from the lands of my daughter Elizabeth Posey called "Double Cabins".
      Executor: son Thomas Posey
      Signed: August 25, 1844 Roger Posey
      Wit: William Smith, John J. Harvey, Thomas Posey Sr.

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