Person:Alexander Dunlap (6)

Alexander Dunlap
  • HAlexander DunlapAbt 1682 - 1742
  • WAntonia BrownEst 1692 -
m. Abt. 1710
  1. Margaret DunlapAbt 1710 - Aft 1792
  2. Alexander DunlapABT 1714 - Bef 1744
  3. Samuel Dunlap1715 - 1791
  4. Elizabeth DunlapBef 1719 - bef 1801
  5. Robert DunlapBef 1722 -
  6. John Dunlapabt 1728/30 - aft 1775
Facts and Events
Name Alexander Dunlap
Gender Male
Birth? Abt. 1682 prob. Glascow, Scotland
Marriage Abt. 1710 prob. Glascow, Scotlandto Antonia Brown
Death? 1742 Glascow, Scotland

Information on Alexander Dunlap

Alexander Dunlop; b. c1682, probably in Glasgow, prior to his father's departure to join the Stuart's Town Colony near Port Royal, SC. , although there are persistent references that state that he was "born in America", presumably Stuart's Town, in 1684. However, there is no evidence that his mother was ever in America, and to the contrary, there is evidence that she stayed behind in Glasgow. This Alexander Dunlop died in 1742 in Glasgow, Scotland. He was Prof. of Greek at Glasgow Univ. He m. Antonia Brown? [b. 1694 - of the same family as her namesake, Antonia Brown (b. 1654), who married Alexander Dunlop, 16th of that Ilk]. Prof. Alexander and the younger Antonia Brown had (at least) 3 sons (possibly a total of 8 children) who emigrated to America:

1. Alexander Dunlap (Capt.)(1712-1744); emigrated to PA, joined the militia, rose to the rank of Captain, and died, possibly in what is now Ohio, as a early casualty of King George's War, which began in 1744. It is reported in various sources that Capt. Alexander married either Elizabeth, Janet, or Ann [probably Janet Ann] McFarland, and had children: This couple is shown elsewhere (See: ) as having at least four children as follows (except for George), This list may not be in the correct order and there may be additional children.

Elizabeth Dunlap; m. William Warwick in 1737
Alexander Dunlop, Jr.; an ancestor of Tavner Dunlap of KY (see references below)
Robert Dunlap
John Dunlap, perhaps the John Dunlap who is buried at the Waxhaw Cemetery.
Putatively (not proven) George Dunlap (1736-1807), who married Nancy Craighead (1740-1790).

2. Samuel Dunlap (1715-1791), Elder of the Waxhaw Presbyterian Church, Lancaster County, SC.

3. John Dunlap (b. before 1730- d. 1805); According to one source (i.e. Thomas Graham - see references below), emigrated to America, [possibly as a small child with his father in c 1730], settling briefly in New York, then Pennsylvania, and finally in a part of what was then Augusta County Virginia (now part of WV). According to the Biography of Irvin Dunlap, John was a Prof. of Greek at Glasgow University prior to emigrating to Virginia in 1730. John married Nancy Colvin had 9 children, of which one son and two daughters are known:

William Dunlap (1744-1816); served in the American Revolution; m. Rebecca Robertson (1751-___?), daughter (6th child) of James Robertson and Elizabeth Crawford.
Jane Dunlap
Nancy Dunlap (1759-1833), an ancestor of Thomas Graham (see references below).
4-9: possibly 5 more children: Mary Dunlap, Anna Dunlap; Robert Dunlap; Margaret Dunlap; and Francis Dunlap.