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

William Alexander

Male 1747 -


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  • Name William Alexander 
    Born 21 Oct 1747  St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Person ID I120638  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 

    Father James Alexander,   b. Bef 1727,   d. 13 Jul 1778, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 51 years) 
    Family ID F47664  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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      1776-1780 Record Book #10; Northumberland Co Va, (Lewis & Booker): Page 334
      Alexander, James, of St. Stephens Parish
      W. W. 7 May 1778---W. P. 13 July 1778
      Daughter Letty Alexander-two cows and calves, my riding horse, three sheep her first choice, one hogshead of crop tobacco, and one feather bed and furniture I formerly gave to her.
      Son Ellis Alexander-two cows and calves, my sorrel colt, saddle and bridle, three sheep his second choice, my best bed and furniture, two chairs, one chest and all my wearing cloths, one hogshead of crop tobacco, my best yoke of steers, bow ring and bolt, cart and wheels as they now are.
      Daughter Elizabeth Alexander-one heifer with calf, one pide barren cow, one yoke of stears now at William Walkers, three head of sheep her third choice, one hogshead of crop tobacco,one bed and furniture, and two chairs.
      Rest of my household furniture, my meat and corn, to my three children Letty, Ellis, and Elizabeth, and all the crops that can be made on my plantation this year with the assistance of Jarvis to help them, to be equally divided between them.
      All my cotton and cards to be equally divided between my three children Letty, Ellis, and Elizabeth.
      Rest of my estate after Letty, Ellis, and Elizabeth, have gotten their parts, to be equally divided between all my children, vizt: William, John, Judith, Letty, Ellis, and Elizabeth.
      Friend Raughlie Alexander, executor, and to be guardian to my two children Ellis, and Elizabeth.
      Witness: John Craine and Catharine Beckham.

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