Facts and Events
James Alexander was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Baptism at Tinkling Spring
James Alexander is listed in the Tinkling Spring List of Baptisms of Rev. John Craig in Augusta County, Virginia at North Mountain in October 1746.
Will of James Alexander
Information on James Alexander
From Rootsweb.com post:
(*) Strip of land not in survey of William Alexander's land in 1767 (when divided between sons) was granted to JAMES MASON in 1787, son of John Mason d. 1761.
(*) In 1774 James Alexander wrote his will giving 150 acres to MARY CRAWFORD. [Kegley identifies this as the Mary Crawford who married Edward Pate; I question that for she was only three at the time. Is this a sister of Samuel and James? -- my earlier comments -- apparently it is, but still seems strange to me.]
(*) In this will James Alexander names his COUSIN James Tosh who received 220 acres on Back Creek;, Mary Tosh, dau of Thomas who received a mare "for many obligations received"; his UNCLE James Heatly (sic) and COUSIN Sarah Heatly. The remainder of his estate was divided among: