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John Alexander

10 Generation Family Genealogy Chart

(pre) 1659 to (aft) 1909

prepared by Susan Shields Sasek
based on information in Colonial Families of the Southern States of America, 2nd ed.


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John Alexander, b. in Scotland, event progenitor of the "Effingham" Alexanders, resided 1659 in Stafford Co., VA, d. 1677 in VA, property 24 Mar 1659 obtained a grant w/ Littleton Scarburgh and Tabitha Smart for 1,500 a., Northampton Co., property 1664 obtained a grant for 1,450 acres formerly granted to John Bagnall and John Walter, property 1664 patented land in Westmoreland on Attopin Creek, property 6 May 1668 patented, w/ Capt. Peter Ashton and Robert Street, 2,000 a., Stafford Co.
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John Alexander, no children from this person.
Philip Alexander, resided in Stafford Co., VA, d. bef. 1706.  He married Sarah Ashton, married 1695, (daughter of John Ashton and Grace Meese). Robert Alexander, resided in Stafford Co., VA, d. 1 Jun 1704, probate 1704.  He married Frances Ashton, event (family) had children.
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Jane Alexander, b. 1 Jul 1696.  She married Francis Dade, event (family) no known children, (son of Francis Dade and Frances Townshend). Elizabeth Alexander, b. 15 Sep 1698.  She married Townshend Dade, event (family) had other children, (son of Francis Dade and Frances Townshend) resided in Stafford Co., VA, event Vestryman of St. Paul's Parish, occupation 1724 - 1725 County Lt. & High Sheriff of Stafford Co., VA.
Sarah Alexander, b. 31 Mar 1700.  She married (1) Caldwalder Dade, (son of Francis Dade and Frances Townshend) resided in King George Co., VA, d. 1777, event Vestryman of St. Paul's Parish, religion "staunch Churchman".  She married (2) (Mr.) Mason, event (family) had children.
Philip Alexander, b. 22 Jul 1704, resided in King George Co., VA, will signed 18 Jul 1753, d. 19 Jul 1753, probate 14 Aug 1753, probate personal estate appraised at (lbs) 1,558, 10 s., 2-1/2 d., military Capt.  He married Sarah Hooe, married 11 Nov 1726, b. 1708, (daughter of Rice Hooe and Frances Townshend) d. 14 Aug 1758.
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Horatio Dade, resided in King George Co., VA, event member of Committee of Safety, event Vestryman of St. Paul's Parish, will signed 8 Oct 1781, probate 4 Apr 1782.  He married Mary Stuart, event (family) had children, b. 1726, (daughter of David Stuart and Jane Gibbons).
Frances Alexander, b. 5 Oct 1728.  She married John Stuart, married 16 Feb 1749, (son of David Stuart and Jane Gibbons) resided in King George Co., VA, event had children.
Jane Alexander, b. 12 Jan 1730.  She married Henry Ashton, event (family) had children, (son of Henry Ashton and Mary Watts).
Elizabeth Alexander, b. 23 Dec 1731.
Sarah Alexander, b. 30 Sep 1733.  She married John Fendall.
John Alexander, b. 15 Nov 1735, resided in King George Co., VA.  He married Lucy Thornton, married 1759, event (family) had children, (daughter of William Thornton) event POSSIBLE dau. of William Thornton.
Philip Alexander, b. 1 Mar 1741, resided in King George Co., VA
William Alexander, b. 3 Mar 1744, event "prominent, influential citizen in affairs of Church and State", will signed 20 Sep 1813, d. 3 Apr 1814, probate 2 May 1814, military Col., property built "Effingham House".  He married Sigismunda Mary Massie, married 18 Apr 1765, (daughter of Sigismunde Massie and Mary Stuart) d. 18 Apr 1832, will signed 4 Mar 1829, probate 7 Jan 1833.

{SEE WILLIAM ANDERSON  CHART BELOW}

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{SEE WILLIAM ALEXANDER, CHART ABOVE}

William Alexander, b. 3 Mar 1744, event "prominent, influential citizen in affairs of Church and State", will signed 20 Sep 1813, d. 3 Apr 1814, probate 2 May 1814, military Col., property built "Effingham House".  He married Sigismunda Mary Massie, married 18 Apr 1765, (daughter of Sigismunde Massie and Mary Stuart) d. 18 Apr 1832, will signed 4 Mar 1829, probate 7 Jan 1833.
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John Stuart Alexander, b. 5 Apr 1766.  He married Catherine Foote, event (family) had children, (daughter of Richard Foote and Margaret Helm).
Sarah Alexander, b. 22 Nov 1767.  She married William Foote, (son of Richard Helm Foote and Jane Stuart) resided in Fauquier Co., VA.
Mary Alexander, b. 24 Jan 1769, d. 1779.
Frances Alexander, b. 11 Mar 1770, d. 1774.
Jane Alexander, b. 30 Nov 1771.  She married John Field Slaughter, event (family) had children, (son of Lawrence Slaughter and Elizabeth Field) resided in Culpeper Co., VA, military Col.
Elizabeth Ashton Alexander, b. 22 Dec 1773.  She married Gerard Alexander, event (family) Elizabeth & Gerard were cousins, event (family) had children, (son of Gerard Alexander and Mary (wife of Gerard Alexander)).
Mary Stuart Alexander, b. 8 Feb 1775.  She married Thomas Harrison, event had children.
Philip Alexander, b. 20 May 1776, d. 1833.  He married (Miss) Harrison, event (family) had children, (daughter of Thomas Harrison) occupation Rev.
Frances Alexander, event twin of Stuart Alexander, b. 5 Apr 1778.  She married Langhorne Dade, no children from this marriage.
Stuart Alexander, event twin of Frances Alexander, b. 5 Apr 1778, d. in infancy.
William Alexander, b. 17 Sep 1779, d. 1791.
Robert Alexander, b. 5 Aug 1781.  He married Helen Brown, event (family) had children, (daughter of Alexander Brown and Humphrey Ann Frances Toy).
Langhorne Alexander, b. 10 Apr 1783, d. 1793.
Gerard Alexander, b. 25 Jun 1784 in Effingham, Prince William Co., VA, resided bef. 1812 in Meade Co., KY, d. 2 Jul 1834 in Meade Co., KY.  He married (1) Eleanor Lee, (daughter of Thomas Lee and Eleanor Brent) d. 9 Nov 1807.  He married (2) Elizabeth Henry Alexander, event (family) in Gerard & Elizabeth were cousins, b. 28 Jun 1794 in VA, (daughter of Richard Barnes Alexander and Elizabeth Toy Whiting) d. 15 Aug 1860 in Owensboro, KY.
Lawrence Gibbons Alexander, b. 6 Oct 1785, d. 1 May 1868.  He married (1) (Miss) Harrison.  He married (2) (Miss) McLean.
William Sigismunde Alexander, b. 16 Nov 1787, d. 27 Aug 1836, never married.
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George Foote.
John Foote.
Sigismunda Foote.  She married (1) John Ashton.  She married (2) Charles B. Stuart.
Gibbon Alexander.
Nancy Foote.  She married (Mr.) Taylor, resided in MS, occupation Judge.
Alexander Foote.
Philip Foote.
Sarah Foote.
Frederick Foote.
Mary Stuart Foote, b. 18 Dec 1794, d. 14 Mar 1878.  She married John Whitney Massie, married 25 Feb 1824, event (family) had other children (more than 2 listed), b. 20 Oct 1791, resided in Prince William Co., VA, event "prominent, influential citizen in affairs of Church and State", d. 27 Sep 1840, religion "staunch and liberal supporter of the Episcopal Church".
Edward Foote, b. 9 May 1805, d. 1874.  He married Eleanor Lee Alexander, event (family) had children, married 27 May 1830, b. 28 Apr 1813, (daughter of Gerard Alexander and Elizabeth Henry Alexander) d. 3 Jul 1841.
William Foote.
Richard Foote.  He married (1) Frances Grayson.  He married (2) (Miss) Wallace.
Thomas Ludwell Alexander, (son of Gerard Alexander and Eleanor Lee) b. 26 Oct 1807 in Prince William Co., VA, event 1854 organized the Military Asylum, Harrodsburg, KY, event Lt. Gov. of Soldiers' Home near Washington, DC, retirement 1864 "retired on the score of age in 1864", event charter member of the Aztec Club, d. 11 Mar 1881 in Louisville, KY, military Col., U.S.N., military 1826 - 1830 U.S. Military Academy, military 6th Reg. U.S. Inf., brevet 2nd Lt. & 2nd Lt., military 1837 promoted to 1st Lt., military 1838 promoted to Capt. (same reg.), military 1853 promoted to Major of 8th Inf., military 1861 promoted to Lt. Col. of 5th Inf., military "served with distinction in the Indian campaigns and the Mexican War".  He married (1) Ann Clark Bullitt, married 21 Apr 1834, b. 9 May 1816, (daughter of Thomas Bullitt and Diana Moore Gwathmey) d. 27 Jun 1835.  He married (2) Maria Brooke Kelly, married 16 May 1844, b. 27 May 1822, (daughter of William Kelly and Maria Brooke) d. 16 Dec 1848.  He married (3) Sallie Rudd, married 30 Apr 1850, (daughter of James Rodd) military Capt.
Eleanor Lee Alexander, (daughter of Gerard Alexander and Elizabeth Henry Alexander) b. 28 Apr 1813, d. 3 Jul 1841.  She married Edward Foote, event (family) had children, married 27 May 1830, b. 9 May 1805, (son of William Foote and Sarah Alexander) d. 1874.
Junius Brutus Alexander, (son of Gerard Alexander and Elizabeth Henry Alexander) b. 25 Dec 1814 in Prince William Co., VA, resided in Effingham House, Staten Island, NY, d. 9 Jan 1893 in New York, NY.  He married Lucy Fitzhugh Dade, married 22 Dec 1836, b. 8 Jun 1816 in "at Powhatan, on the James River", (daughter of Lawrence Taliaferro Dade and Ann Mayo) d. 15 Jan 1864 in St. Louis, MO.
Cecelia Geraldine Alexander, (daughter of Gerard Alexander and Elizabeth Henry Alexander) b. 13 Sep 1816.  She married John Byers Anderson, married 25 Apr 1838, b. 1816, (son of John Anderson) military Col.
Armistead Mason Alexander, (son of Gerard Alexander and Elizabeth Henry Alexander) b. 16 Apr 1819, d. 16 May 1839, never married.
Andrew Jackson Alexander, (son of Gerard Alexander and Elizabeth Henry Alexander) b. 15 Jan 1821.  He married Lucy Attala Washington, event (family) had children, (daughter of Henry Washington and Catherine Robertson Bate).
Maria Beverly Alexander, (daughter of Gerard Alexander and Elizabeth Henry Alexander) b. 24 Jan 1824.  She married William Cole Woolfolk, married 25 Jan 1842, event (family) in had children, b. 14 Dec 1818, (son of William Woolfolk and Susan Cole).
Gerard Alexander, (son of Gerard Alexander and Elizabeth Henry Alexander) b. 13 Aug 1826, event "was with Com. Perry's second expedition to Japan", d. 20 Oct 1876 in TX, never married military "served with distinction in U. S. N.", occupation M.D.
Frances Harriet Alexander, (daughter of Gerard Alexander and Elizabeth Henry Alexander) b. 6 Mar 1829.  She married Howard Smith, married 29 Oct 1848, (son of Persifor Smith) resided in New Orleans, LA, d. 1892, occupation Dr.
Richard Barnes Alexander, (son of Gerard Alexander and Elizabeth Henry Alexander) b. 8 Mar 1831, d. 26 Nov 1888.  He married Susan Hart Wallace, married 16 Dec 1856, event (family) had children, b. 16 Dec 1834, (daughter of Arthur Hooe Wallace and Letitia Preston Hart).
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Catherine Massie, b. 25 Dec 1828, d. 7 Jul 1885, religion converted from Episcopal to Catholic church.  She married John Augustine Chilton, event (family) had children, (son of John Chilton and Ann Smith) resided in Warrenton, VA, occupation Dr.
Mary Anne Massie, b. "early in the 19th century".  She married Inman Horner Payne, married 30 Jan 1845, b. 28 Aug 1822, (son of George Houston Payne and Catherine Edmunds) d. 10 Oct 1905.
Thomas Bullitt Alexander, (son of Thomas Ludwell Alexander and Ann Clark Bullitt) b. 21 Jan 1835, d. 22 Aug 1880 in Brittany, France, never married military "served with distinction in U.S.A., and later in C.S.A., military Capt., U.S.A. & C.S.A., military one of President Jefferson Davis' bodyguards when south surrendered.
Thomas Ludwell Alexander, (son of Thomas Ludwell Alexander and Maria Brooke Kelly) b. 13 Jul 1847, d. 22 Jan 1870, never married.
Richard Henry Lee Alexander, (son of Thomas Ludwell Alexander and Sallie Rudd) b. 15 Feb 1851 in St. Louis, MO, d. 9 Feb 1875 in Sacramento, CA, never married military under Col. Cutter, 7th U.S. Cav.
Duncan Stuart Alexander, (son of Thomas Ludwell Alexander and Sallie Rudd) b. 12 Aug 1852 in Fort Snelling, MN, d. 9 Dec 1852.
Charles Carroll Alexander, (son of Thomas Ludwell Alexander and Sallie Rudd) b. 30 Nov 1853 in Louisville, KY, d. 5 Mar 1864.
Gerard Alexander, (son of Thomas Ludwell Alexander and Sallie Rudd) b. 11 Mar 1856 in Harrodsburg, KY, d. aft. 1909.  He married Marion White, married 5 Feb 1889, (daughter of Dana White and Marion Josephine Kidder).
George Hancock Alexander, (son of Thomas Ludwell Alexander and Sallie Rudd) b. 15 Nov 1857 in Louisville, KY.  He married Carrie Vertres Holt, married 12 Apr 1898, (daughter of William H. Holt) occupation Judge.

William Rudd Alexander, (son of Thomas Ludwell Alexander and Sallie Rudd) b. 10 Jan 1860 in Soldiers' Home, Washington, DC, d. 13 Jan 1862.
Junius Beverley Alexander, (son of Thomas Ludwell Alexander and Sallie Rudd) b. 29 Oct 1861 in Soldiers' Home, Washington, DC, d. 3 Nov 1866.
Richard Rudd Alexander, (son of Thomas Ludwell Alexander and Sallie Rudd) b. 10 Jan 1864 in Louisville, KY, d. 15 Nov 1864.
Eleanor Lee Alexander, b. 8 Feb 1839.  She married Henry Fitzhugh Mayo, married 2 May 1867, no children from this marriage b. Jun 1827, (son of Robert Atkinson Mayo and Sarah Taliaferro) resided in Richmond, VA, d. Apr 1894, military Maj., military 15th VA Cav., CSA, under Gen. Stevenson.
Anita Mayo Alexander, b. 14 Feb 1841.  She married James P. McAfee, married 22 Oct 1862, event (family) had children, resided in KY.
Lawrence Dade Alexander, b. 12 May 1843, resided in Arrochar, Staten Island, NY, d. aft. 1909.  He married Orline St. John, married 12 Jun 1866, (daughter of Newton St. John and Maria J. Pope).
Ludwell Brooke Alexander, b. 21 Jul 1845, d. 25 Jun 1868, never married.
Welcome Taylor Alexander, b. 4 Feb 1848, occupation M.D.  He married Aimee Gabrille Thayer, married 15 Oct 1879, event (family) had children.
Armistead Mason Alexander, b. 12 May 1850, d. 16 May 1889.  He married Virginia E. Norton, resided in Lexington, KY.
Ernest Hopkins Alexander, b. 13 Sep 1852, d. 1 Mar 1855.
Francis Dade Alexander, b. 7 Mar 1855, d. aft. 1909, never married.
Lucy Fitzhugh Alexander, b. 10 Aug 1857, d. 7 Sep 1858.
Elizabeth Henry Alexander, b. 21 Oct 1860, d. 4 Nov 1860.
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James Albert Payne, b. 1846, d. in infancy.
Mary Massie Payne, b. 1 Apr 1847, d. Oct 1901.  She married Mark Bernard Harding.
George Houston Payne, b. 12 Dec 1850 in Warrenton, VA, resided in Baltimore, MD, d. aft. 1909.  He married Imogene Barron Berry, married 23 Nov 1875, b. 21 Jun 1851, (daughter of John Hezekiah Berry and Louisa West) d. aft. 1909.
John Massie Payne, b. 15 Jul 1852, d. aft. 1909.
Inman Horner Payne, b. Feb 1854.  He married Elizabeth Pendleton.
Bernard Washington Payne, b. 1859.  He married Alice MacDonald.
Julian Downman Payne, b. 1861, d. 15 Feb 1907.  He married Carrie Smith.
Thomas Alexander Payne, b. 1863, d. 1893, never married.
Markham Brooke Payne, b. 1865, d. 1902, never married.
Lena Robb Payne, b. 1867, d. aft. 1909.  She married Charles Crutcherfield, married 1883.
Thomas Ludwell Alexander, b. 1 Jan 1890, d. 20 Jul 1895.
Gerard Alexander, Jr., b. 8 Dec 1891, d. aft. 1909.
Dana White Alexander, b. 16 Sep 1893, d. aft. 1909.
Marion Josephine Alexander, b. 16 Nov 1895, d. aft. 1909.
Sallie Holt Alexander, b. 26 Dec 1899.
St. John Alexander, d. aft. 1909.
Clinton Alexander, d. in infancy.
Orline Alexander, d. aft. 1909.
Ernest Alexander, d. in infancy.
Lucy Alexander, d. aft. 1909.
Lawrence Dade Alexander, d. aft. 1909.
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George Houston Payne, b. 7 Nov 1876, d. in infancy.
Mary Louisa Payne, b. 3 Sep 1878, d. aft. 1909.  She married George Archibald Coulter, married 19 Nov 1903, resided in Baltimore, MD.
Katherine Edmunds Payne, b. 7 Feb 1880, d. aft. 1909.
George Houston Payne, b. 18 May 1885, d. aft. 1909.
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Imogene Berry Coulter, b. 15 Nov 1904, d. aft. 1909.


Source:  Colonial Families of the Southern States of America, 2nd ed.; Stella Pickett Hardy; Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1981 reprint
Submitted by: Susan Shields Sasek I've done my best to prepare this chart according to the information presented in the source -- but don't guarantee the accurancy. Always verify information with original sources when possible. My notes and items I wasn't sure about are in curly { } brackets.


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