Person:Alexander Brownlee (8)

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Alexander Brownlee
b.Bef. 1758
 
m. Bef. 1747
  1. William BrownleeAbt 1747 - Bet 1810-1818
  2. Alexander BrownleeBef 1758 -
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Name Alexander Brownlee
Gender Male
Birth? Bef. 1758

Alexander Brownlee, Jr. was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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Records of Alexander Brownlee in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:


  • Vol. 1 - OCTOBER 22, 1778 - (366) David Wilson recommended as Ensign in Capt. James Tate's Company, vice Alexr. Brownlee Jr., who refused to serve. George Anderson recommended an Ensign, vice Carper Clemmons, who refused to serve, in Capt. Robert Kenny's Company.
  • Vol. 1 - MARCH, 1796 (A to C). - Suit between Samuel Buchanan and Elizabeth, his wife; David Craig and Mary, his wife; John Edmonson and Jennet, his wife; John McKinny and Jane, his wife; James Brownlee and Florence, his wife, vs. William McCutchen, John McCutchen and John McCutchen, Jr., heirs-at-law of Wm. McCutchen;--Spa. 23d July, 1791. Writ, redocketing, 27th September, 1793. Whereas, I, Andrew Duncan, of Lincoln County, have authorized and given to James Brownlee, Sr., of Augusta County, power of attorney to convey a tract of land on Pine Run, joining Hugh Torbet and William Brownlee and John Shields, which McCutchen claims by caveat from Andrew Duncan, heir by law. 25th May, 1785. Witnesses: Alexander Brownlee, Jr., and John Brownlee. James Brownlee and Florence Brownlee, heirs-at-law of Andrew Duncan, deceased; all the above wives were daughters of Andrew Duncan, deceased, who left also a son, Andrew. Andrew, Sr.'s widow was Jannet. Andrew, Jr., was dead, 1791, intestate. Widow Jannet married William McCutchen. Alexander Douglas bought the land from Francis Beatty. William McCutchen was dead, 1791, as also Jannet. Francis Beatty first improved the land. Francis Beatty, shortly after making his entry, went to Carolina. William McCutchen entered a caveat versus Beatty and obtained judgment in 1769 and a patent in 1773. William Alexander deposes that in 1766, November, he was with William McCutchen at Williamsburg, when William McCutchen told him he had put in a friendly caveat to save the land for Andrew Duncan's children.