Alexander HUNTER

HAIRSTON.org ID#971, b. about 1743, d. about February 1804
Father*Alexander HUNTER1 b. a 1698, d. a 1768
Mother*Elizabeth (surname unknown)
Birth*Alexander HUNTER was born about 1743.2 
He was the son of Alexander HUNTER and Elizabeth (surname unknown).1 
WillIn Alexander HUNTER's will dated 21 December 1767 in Bedford County, Virginia, Alexander HUNTER was named as an heir; Bedford County - His will lists Alexander Hunter, James Hunter, Samuel Hunter, John Hunter and Betty Hunter. witnessed by Alexander Steele, Mary Hunter, Cessley Walker. Will was presented to court on 22 March 1768 by James and Alexander Hunter. - Bedford County Will Book 1, p. 50. FSL 7645309-56.3
Marriage*He married Martha "Patsy" HAIRSTON, daughter of Robert HAIRSTON and Ruth STOVALL, on 3 June 1769 in Bedford County, Virginia, Hugh Hairston (son of Andrew, Martha's uncle), Surety. With the consent of Robert & Ruth Hairston. page 938.4,5,1,6 
Deed*On 10 May 1778, John Daniel sold to Alexander Hunter, 129 acres of land in Henry County. Henry County Deed Book 1, p. 138. FSL 7898570-90. 
DeedOn 15 June 1778, John Daniel sold to Alexander Hunter, 179 acres of land in Henry County. Henry County Deed Book 1, p. 177. FSL 7898570-109. 
Deed*On 23 March 1780, Michael Rowland and his wife Elizabeth sell 400 acres in Henry County to Alexander Hunter for 600 pounds. (Michael's and Alexander's wives are sisters). - Henry County Deed Book 2, p. 15. FSL #7898570 image 222.7
Tax Rolls*Alexander Hunter is listed as a tax payer in Henry County, Virginia in 1782. - FSL #7849140 image 14.8 
Tax Rolls1783 - Alexander Hunter is listed as a tax payer in Henry County, Virginia. Slaves were Dick, Cloe and 5 young ones. - FSL #7849140 image 49. 
Tax Rolls1790 - Alexander Hunter is listed as a tax payer in Henry County, Virginia. Slaves - 5. - FSL #7849140 image 364. 
Tax Rolls1793 - Alexander Hunter is listed as a tax payer in Henry County, Virginia. 2 white, 5 black, 7 horses. - FSL #7849140 image 402. 
Court Record*1798 - Alexander Hunter conveys land to daughter Ruth, wife of John Hord.9 
Will*Alexander HUNTER left a will on 3 November 1803 in Henry County, Virginia. Henry County Will Book 2, p. 83-87. FSL #7645134 image 233.10,11
Death*He died about February 1804.2 
Probate*His will was probated on 27 February 1804 in Henry County, Virginia. Henry County Will Book 2, p. 83-87. FSL #7645134 image 233.

Family

Martha "Patsy" HAIRSTON b. 10 Oct 1753, d. 3 Jun 1834
Children
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Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S3096] Dennis, Earle S, and Jane E. Smith. Marriage Bonds of Bedford County, Virginia, 1755-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. Co, 1975. Print., Personal Collection - printed book.
  2. [S113] Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications.
  3. [S3109] Clemens, William M. Virginia Wills Before 1799: A Complete Abstract Register of All Names Mentioned in Over Six Hundred Recorded Wills ... Copied from the Court House Records of Amherst, Bedford, Campbell, Loudoun, Prince William, and Rockbridge Counties. Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. Co, 1973. Print., Personal Collection - printed book.
  4. [S22] Hairston, Elizabeth Seawell, The Hairstons and the Penns and Their Relations, Roanoke, Virginia 1940 https://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=13164, Ancestry.com.
  5. [S3044] Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940. Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013.
  6. [S3764] Hinshaw, William Wade and Thomas Worth Marshall. Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy - Volume 6. Ann Arbor, Mich.: Edwards Brothers, Inc., 1950. - https://hdl.handle.net/2027/mdp.39015051447657 -, Hathi Trust Digital Library.
  7. [S3129] Adams, Lela C. Abstracts of Henry County, Virginia Deed Books I and Ii, 1776-1784. Easley, S.C: Southern Historical Press, 1983. Print., Personal Collection - printed book.
  8. [S3315] Fothergill, Augusta Bridgland (Middleton). Virginia Tax Payers, 1782-87: Other Than Those Published by the United States Census Bureau. Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1971., Personal Collection - printed book.
  9. [S258] The Hord Family of Virginia: A Supplement to the Genealogy of the Hord Family, Compliled by Reverend Arnold Hord, (1915).
  10. [S3684] Adams, Lela C., Henry County, Virginia, Will Abstracts Vol. I & II 1777-1820. Southern Historical Press, Inc., Easley, South Carolina, 1985., Personal Collection - printed book.
  11. [S3781] Henry County Virginia Will Book 1-3 1777-1831 - Family Search Library Film 7645134., Family Search Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
Last Edited21 Apr 2024