Facts and Events
Francis Alexander was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Will of Francis Alexander
- Page 7.--25th April, 1792. Francis Alexander's will, of the Long Meadow--To wife, Elizabeth; to son, Gabriel, home plantation; to son, John, 100 acres on Christie's Creek, either joining Robert Russell or John Graham; to daughter, Janet Alexander; to son, William; to daughter, Dorcas Alexander, unmarried; to son, Francis, 100 acres on Christian's Creek, to be schooled by son Gabriel, 1760 acres in Caintuckey in care of Benj. Logan. Executors, brother Gabriel Alexander and sons Gabriel and John. Teste: John Ballard, John Alexander, James Ross. Proved, 19th June, 1792, by all witnesses. Executors qualify.
Records of Francis Alexander in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Page 29.--5th April, 1787. James Bell's will, Sr., of South River--To son, Joseph, home tract, 300 acres, bounded by James Long, Jno. Bell, also an adjoining tract called Trimble's survey; to daughter, Sarah Bell, to be paid by his sons, John and Joseph; to son, John; to daughter, Agness Gamble; son, James Bell; son, Wm. Bell; son, Thomas Bell; son, Samuel Bell, and grandson, Robert Love; to sons, John and Joseph, and daughter. Sarah. Executors, sons John, Thomas, Joseph Bell, Walter Davis. Teste: David and Samuel Long, Gabriel Alexander. Proved, October Court, 1792, by all witnesses. John Bell refuses to qualify or to join in the probate. Other executors qualify.
- Vol. 1 - Marriage Bond in Augusta County - 1798--December 17, Augustin Smith and Gabriel Alexander, surety. Augustin Smith and Dorcus Alexander, of age, daughter of Francis Alexander, deceased. Augustin is of age.