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William Alexander, Sr. (son of Thomas Alexander, Sr. and Marion Peadie)174, 175, 176, 177, 178, 179, 180, 181, 182, 183, 184 was born 1676 in Manor Cunningham, County Donegal, Ulster, Ireland185, and died 1749 in Beverly Manor, Augusta County (now Rockbridge County), Virginia, USA. He married Jean McNutt on 1700 in Raphoe, County Donegal, Ulster, Ireland.

 Includes NotesNotes for William Alexander, Sr.:
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Maryland, USA Heraldic Familes pg 5" WILLIAM Alexander, son of Thomas Alexander, b. 1676, Manor Cunninghame,County Donegal, Ulster, Ireland & d. County Donegal. Known Issue: William,Peter, Archibald, and Robert.William was a very large man and known as "William The Corpulent."
House of Alexander "William Alexander, a very fat man. He was born in Ireland in 1676
and Married in Ireland ------Unknown and had
1. Archibald Alexander, born in 1708,
2. Robert Alexander, born in 1710.
3. Peter Alexander born----Unknown
4. William Alexander, born --Unknown
5. A daughter Margaret who married
MEMORIALS OF The Earl OF STIRLING "Archibald b 4 February 1708 who left Eredy Scotland in 1736 with his brother Robert to go to New Providence. (Archibald's first child, William, was there b. 1738; a son Samuel b 1769 in Augusta County, Virginia, USA) His brother, William also went to PA. A brother Peter may also have gone-it says only he March. twice; after his death, his 2nd wife Jane Scott and some children emigrated to KY.
The West Virginia Heritage Enc Cuppl, Compendium, p. 1-2, and Virkus' The Abridged Compendium of American Genealogy, 1600s-1800s, Vol. VII, p. 826, give data that The William "The Corpulent" Alexander descends from The "House of MacALEXANDER of Tarbet, Kintyre, Scotland." This lends support to The Family being connected to John of Tarbert, Kintyre, as presented by other Family researchers.
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MARYLAND HERALDIC FAMILIESPG 64-65
Thomas Alexander b in Scotland 1630 but removed to Ireland, 1652 for distaste of The Parliament of Cromwell. An intense Presbyterian, but loyal to The Catholic Stuarts of whom he was a blood kinsman. A dau m. Joseph Parks. He occupied lands in County Donegal, dau Margaret. A son, William remarkable for his corpulency, m. and had four sons: Archibald, Peter, Robert and William.
The FIRST NOVA SCOTIAN "Thomas Alexander (son of Archibald Alexander b. in 1610) was b. in Scotland in 1630.He went, with his 2 brothers, Strong and William, to Ireland in 1652 for distaste of The Rump Parliament of Cromwell. They were intensely Presbyterian but loyal to The Catholic Stuarts, being blood kinsmen. Thomas had a son William, and "a daughter who married Joseph Parks."
Alexander, Austin and Arnold Families" by Frances Austin Arnold , " Thomas had a son William, and "a daughter who married Joseph Parks
William Alexander (son of Thomas Alexander born in 1630) was born in Ireland in 1676. He married and had four sons, viz:
Frances Austin Arnold , for Alexander data. (BOQ) (See pages 1 to 7, inclusive,
GENEALOGY OF Archibald Alexander"
Thomas Alexander (son of Archibald Alexander b. in 1610) was b. in Scotland in 1630.He went, with his 2 brothers, Strong and William, to Ireland in 1652 for distaste of The Rump Parliament of Cromwell. They were intensely Presbyterian but loyal to The Catholic Stuarts, being blood kinsmen. Thomas had a son William, and "a daughter who married Joseph Parks."
William Alexander (son of Thomas Alexander born in 1630) was born in Ireland in 1676. He married and had four sons, viz:(EOQ)
House of Alexander " Thomas Alexander, born in Scotland went to Ireland in 1652 for distaste of Rump Parliament of Cromwell. He was intensely Presbyterian but loyal to The Catholic Stuarts, being a blood kinsman. He married ------Unknown and had William Alexander, a very fat man. He was born in Ireland in 1676 and Married in Ireland ------Unknown
Virkus Vol V p 42 under Arnold, Andrew Alexander is from line of Bruce William b. 1676
Memorials "Thomas Alexander b. 1630, Scotland, but removed to Ireland in 1652, a devout Presbyterian A dau of Thomas m. Joseph Parks. He occupied lands in County Donegal, dau Margaret, and a son William (fat William) who had: Archibald, Peter, Robert and William. Archibald The eldest was born in Cunningham Manor County Donegal February. 4 1708 m. Margaret Parks his first cousin.

Maryland, USA Historic Familes pg 64-65) " Thomas born in scotland in 1630 to Ireland in 1656 has a son William was born in Ireland in 1676. He married ans has four sons. He died between 1753 and 1758 in Menstrey,Parish of Logiie, Clakmannshire,Sterling Scotland.[hjackwells34.FTW]

Alex by Henderson " William Alexander was descended from John Alexander, The youngest son of The first Earl of Stirling, Scotland, who married a Miss Graham of Gartmore,Scotland and emigrated to America in 1659 settlng in Stafford County Va. in 1660.
From this John Alexander was descended The late Phillip Alexander Bruce.distingiushed Virginia historian
Helen " Archibald b. in Taghboyne, March. Elizabeth McKay b. ca 1627. They had William b. 1676 in Donegal, Ireland. d. 1749 Augusta County Va. m first Esther Beard and had Archibald b. February 4 1708 and Robert b 1710 d. 1787 and with second wife Jean McNutt had William b. 1712 and Peter b 1714 d. Londonderry , Ireland, Joseph b. ca 1640, John 1642 and James ca 1646.
Aronald's Alexander Family IN EUROPE "William Alexander, a very fat man. He was born in Ireland in 1676and Married in Ireland ------?and had
1. Archibald Alexander, born in 1708,
2. Robert Alexander, born in 1710.
3. Peter Alexander born----Unknown
4. William Alexander, born --Unknown
5. A daughter Margaret who married Joseph Parks
Helen " Archibald b. in Taghboyne, March. Elizabeth McKay b. ca 1627. They had William b. 1676 in Donegal, Ireland. d. 1749 Augusta County Va. m first Esther Beard and had Archibald b. February 4 1708 and Robert b 1710 d. 1787 and with second wife Jean McNutt had William b. 1712 and Peter b 1714 d. Londonderry , Ireland, Joseph b. ca 1640, John 1642 and James ca 1646.
MD Herdilic Familes PAGE 58: MOSES Alexander was m..to his cousin Sarah Alexander, The daughter of WILLIAM Alexander and his wife JANE TAYLOR Alexander. .
MD Herdlic Familis PAGE 63:"Sarah TAYLOR Alexander, reputed to be daughter of WILLIAM Alexander and wife, Jane Taylor.
MD Heardlic Familes Pg 68 " Dr. Archibald Henderson in a newspaper article written December. 2 1934 (Greensboro News) on Col .Moses Alexander of Mecklenburg, states that Moses is descended from The Caledon Branch of Alexanders established in Ireland, whereas his wife Sarah Taylor Alexander was daughter of William and Jane Taylor Alexander who were descended from John Alexander son of Sir William Alexander This John married Miss Graham of Gartmore, Scotland and emigrated to America in 1659 settling in Stafford County Va in 1660.
In Washington's Southern Tours, Archibald Henderson, author, says that Sarah Taylor Alexander was a lineal descendant of Earl of Sterling. In an article he repeats The oft made statement that she was The cousin of Col. Moses Alexander
Helen " Archibald b. in Taghboyne, March. Elizabeth McKay b. ca 1627. They had William b. 1676 in Donegal, Ireland. d. 1749 Augusta County Va. m first Esther Beard and had Archibald b. February 4 1708 and Robert b 1710 d. 1787 and with second wife Jean McNutt had William b. 1712 and Peter b 1714 d. Londonderry , Ireland, Joseph b. ca 1640, John 1642 and James ca 1646.[hjackwells34.FTW]

Maryland, USA Heraldic Familes pg 5" WILLIAM Alexander, son of Thomas Alexander, b. 1676, Manor Cunninghame,County Donegal, Ulster, Ireland & d. County Donegal. Known Issue: William,Peter, Archibald, and Robert.William was a very large man and known as "William The Corpulent."
House of Alexander "William Alexander, a very fat man. He was born in Ireland in 1676
and Married in Ireland ------Unknown and had
. 1. Archibald Alexander, born in 1708,
2. Robert Alexander, born in 1710.
3. Peter Alexander born----Unknown
4. William Alexander, born --Unknown
5. A daughter Margaret who married
MEMORIALS OF The Earl OF STIRLING "Archibald b 4 February 1708 who left Eredy Scotland in 1736 with his brother Robert to go to New Providence. (Archibald's first child, William, was there b. 1738; a son Samuel b 1769 in Augusta County, Virginia, USA) . His brother, William also went to PA. A brother Peter may also have gone-it says only he March. twice; after his death, his 2nd wife Jane Scott and some children emigrated to KY.
The West Virginia Heritage Enc Cuppl, Compendium, p. 1-2, and Virkus' The Abridged Compendium of American Genealogy, 1600s-1800s, Vol. VII, p. 826, give data that The William "The Corpulent" Alexander descends from The "House of MacALEXANDER of Tarbet, Kintyre, Scotland." This lends support to The Family being connected to John of Tarbert, Kintyre, as presented by other Family researchers.
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MARYLAND HERALDIC FAMILIESPG 64-65
Thomas Alexander b in Scotland 1630 but removed to Ireland, 1652 for distaste of The Parliament of Cromwell. An intense Presbyterian, but loyal to The Catholic Stuarts of whom he was a blood kinsman. A dau m. Joseph Parks. He occupied lands in County Donegal, dau Margaret. A son, William remarkable for his corpulency, m. and had four sons: Archibald, Peter, Robert and William.
The FIRST NOVA SCOTIAN "Thomas Alexander (son of Archibald Alexander b. in 1610) was b. in Scotland in 1630.He went, with his 2 brothers, Strong and William, to Ireland in 1652 for distaste of The Rump Parliament of Cromwell. They were intensely Presbyterian but loyal to The Catholic Stuarts, being blood kinsmen. Thomas had a son William, and "a daughter who married Joseph Parks."
Alexander, Austin and Arnold Families" by Frances Austin Arnold , " Thomas had a son William, and "a daughter who married Joseph Parks
William Alexander (son of Thomas Alexander born in 1630) was born in Ireland in 1676. He married and had four sons, viz:
Frances Austin Arnold , for Alexander data. (BOQ) (See pages 1 to 7, inclusive,
GENEALOGY OF Archibald Alexander"
Thomas Alexander (son of Archibald Alexander b. in 1610) was b. in Scotland in 1630.He went, with his 2 brothers, Strong and William, to Ireland in 1652 for distaste of The Rump Parliament of Cromwell. They were intensely Presbyterian but loyal to The Catholic Stuarts, being blood kinsmen. Thomas had a son William, and "a daughter who married Joseph Parks."
William Alexander (son of Thomas Alexander born in 1630) was born in Ireland in 1676. He married and had four sons, viz:(EOQ)
House of Alexander " Thomas Alexander, born in Scotland went to Ireland in 1652 for distaste of Rump Parliament of Cromwell. He was intensely Presbyterian but loyal to The Catholic Stuarts, being a blood kinsman. He married ------Unknown and had William Alexander, a very fat man. He was born in Ireland in 1676 and Married in Ireland ------Unknown
Virkus Vol V p 42 under Arnold, Andrew Alexander is from line of Bruce William b. 1676
Memorials "Thomas Alexander b. 1630, Scotland, but removed to Ireland in 1652, a devout Presbyterian A dau of Thomas m. Joseph Parks. He occupied lands in County Donegal, dau Margaret, and a son William (fat William) who had: Archibald, Peter, Robert and William. Archibald The eldest was born in Cunningham Manor County Donegal February. 4 1708 m. Margaret Parks his first cousin.

Maryland, USA Historic Familes pg 64-65) " Thomas born in scotland in 1630 to Ireland in 1656 has a son William was born in Ireland in 1676. He married ans has four sons. He died between 1753 and 1758 in Menstrey,Parish of Logiie, Clakmannshire,Sterling Scotland. Maryland, USA Heraldic Families page 5 "William Alexander, son of Thomas Alexander, born 1676, Manor Cunninghame, County Donegal, Ulster, Ireland & died County Donegal. Issue: William, Peter, Archibald, and Robert. William was a very large man and known as "William the Corpulent". House of Alexander "William Alexander, a very fat man. He was born in Ireland in 1676 and married in Ireland to Unknown and had:

1. Archibald Alexander, born in 1708
2. Robert Alexander, born in 1710
3. Peter Alexander, born Unknown
4. William Alexander, born Unknown
5. Margaret, a daughter, who married Memorials of the Earl of Stirling

"Archibald, b. February 1708, who left Eredy, Scotland, in 1736, with his brother, Robert, to go to New Providence. (Archibald's fist child, William, was born there in 1738; a son was born in Augusta County, Virginia, USA in 1769). His brother, William, also went to Pennsylvania, USA. A brother, Peter, may also have gone-it says only he married twice; after his death, his 2nd wife, Jane Scott, and some children emigrated to KY.

The West Virginia Heritage Enc Cuppl. Compendium, p. 1-2, and Virkus' The Abridged Compendium of American Genealogy, 1600s-1800s, Vol VII, p. 826, give data that the William "The Corpulent" Alexander descends from the "House of MAcALEXANDER of Tarbet, Kintyre, Scotland". This lends support to the family being connected to John of Tarbert, Kintyre, as presented by other family members.

Alias: The /Corpulent/WILLIAM Alexander, son of THOMAS Alexander, b. 1676, Manor
Cunninghame,County Donegal, Ulster, Ireland & d. County Donegal. Known
Issue: William, Peter, Archibald, and Robert.William was a very large
man and known as "William the Corpulent." House of Alexander "William
Alexander, a very fat man. He was born in Ireland in 1676 and Married
in Ireland ------Unknown and had . 1. Archibald Alexander, born
in 1708, 2. Robert Alexander, born in 1710. 3. Peter Alexander
born----Unknown 4. William Alexander, born --Unknown 5. A daughter Margaret, bornMaryland Heraldic Families pg 5 "William Alexander, son of Thomas Alexander, b. 1676, Manor Cunninghame, County Donegal, Ulster, Ireland & d. County Donegal. Issue: William, Peter, Archibald, and Robert. William was a very large man and known as "William the Corpulent." House of Alexander "William Alexander, a very fat man. He was born in Ireland in 1676 and married in Ireland to Unknown and had:
1. Archibald Alexander, born in 1708
2. Robert Alexander, born in 1710
3. Peter Alexander, born Unknown
4. William Alexander, born Unknown
5. Margaret, a daughter, who married MEMORIALS OF THE EARL OF STIRLING. "Archibald, b. February 1708, who left Eredy, Scotland, in 1736, with his brother, Robert, to go to New Providence. (Archibald's fist child, William, was born there in 1738; a son was born in Augusta County (now Rockbridge County), Virginia, USA in 1769). His brother, William, also went to Pennsylvania, USA. A brother, Peter, may also have gone-it says only he married twice; after his death, his 2nd wife, Jane Scott, and some children emigrated to KY.
The West Virginia Heritage Enc Cuppl. Compendium, p. 1-2, and Virkus' The Abridged Compendium of American Genealogy, 1600s-1800s, Vol VII, p. 826, give data that the William "The Corpulent" Alexander descends from the "House of MAcALEXANDER of Tarbet, Kintyre, Scotland." This lends support to the family being connected to John of Tarbert, Kintyre, as presented by other family members.
Maryland, USA Heraldic Familes pg 5" WILLIAM Alexander, son of Thomas Alexander, b. 1676, Manor Cunninghame,County Donegal, Ulster, Ireland & d. County Donegal. Known Issue: William,Peter, Archibald, and Robert.William was a very large man and known as "William the Corpulent."
House of Alexander "William Alexander, a very fat man. He was born in Ireland in 1676
and Married in Ireland ------Unknown and had
1. Archibald Alexander, born in 1708,
2. Robert Alexander, born in 1710.
3. Peter Alexander born----Unknown
4. William Alexander, born --Unknown
5. A daughter Margaret who married
MEMORIALS OF THE Earl OF STIRLING "Archibald b 4 February 1708 who left Eredy Scotland in 1736 with his brother Robert to go to New Providence. (Archibald's first child, William, was there b. 1738; a son Samuel b 1769 in Augusta County (now Rockbridge County), Virginia, USA) His brother, William also went to Pennsylvania, USA. A brother Peter may also have gone-it says only he March. twice; after his death, his 2nd wife Jane Scott and some children emigrated to KY.
The West Virginia Heritage Enc Cuppl, Compendium, p. 1-2, and Virkus' The Abridged Compendium of American Genealogy, 1600s-1800s, Vol. VII, p. 826, give data that the William "The Corpulent" Alexander descends from the "House of MacALEXANDER of Tarbet, Kintyre, Scotland." This lends support to the family being connected to John of Tarbert, Kintyre, as presented by other family researchers.
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MARYLAND HERALDIC FAMILIESPG 64-65
Thomas Alexander b in Scotland 1630 but removed to Ireland, 1652 for distaste of the Parliament of Cromwell. An intense Presbyterian, but loyal to the Catholic Stuarts of whom he was a blood kinsman. A dau m. Joseph Parks. He occupied lands in County Donegal, dau Margaret. A son, William remarkable for his corpulency, m. and had four sons: Archibald, Peter, Robert and William.
THE FIRST NOVA SCOTIAN "Thomas Alexander (son of Archibald Alexander b. in 1610) was b. in Scotland in 1630.He went, with his 2 brothers, Strong and William, to Ireland in 1652 for distaste of the Rump Parliament of Cromwell. They were intensely Presbyterian but loyal to the Catholic Stuarts, being blood kinsmen. Thomas had a son William, and "a daughter who married Joseph Parks."
Alexander, Austin and Arnold Families" by Frances Austin Arnold , " Thomas had a son William, and "a daughter who married Joseph Parks
William Alexander (son of Thomas Alexander born in 1630) was born in Ireland in 1676. He married and had four sons, viz:
Frances Austin Arnold , for Alexander data. (BOQ) (See pages 1 to 7, inclusive,
GENEALOGY OF Archibald Alexander"
Thomas Alexander (son of Archibald Alexander b. in 1610) was b. in Scotland in 1630.He went, with his 2 brothers, Strong and William, to Ireland in 1652 for distaste of the Rump Parliament of Cromwell. They were intensely Presbyterian but loyal to the Catholic Stuarts, being blood kinsmen. Thomas had a son William, and "a daughter who married Joseph Parks."
William Alexander (son of Thomas Alexander born in 1630) was born in Ireland in 1676. He married and had four sons, viz:(EOQ)
House of Alexander " Thomas Alexander, born in Scotland went to Ireland in 1652 for distaste of Rump Parliament of Cromwell. He was intensely Presbyterian but loyal to the Catholic Stuarts, being a blood kinsman. He married ------Unknown and had William Alexander, a very fat man. He was born in Ireland in 1676 and Married in Ireland ------Unknown
Virkus Vol V p 42 under Arnold, Andrew Alexander is from line of Bruce William b. 1676
Memorials "Thomas Alexander b. 1630, Scotland, but removed to Ireland in 1652, a devout Presbyterian A dau of Thomas m. Joseph Parks. He occupied lands in County Donegal, dau Margaret, and a son William (fat William) who had: Archibald, Peter, Robert and William. Archibald the eldest was born in Cunningham Manor County Donegal February. 4 1708 m. Margaret Parks his first cousin.

Maryland, USA Historic Familes pg 64-65) " Thomas born in Scotland in 1630 to Ireland in 1656 has a son William was born in Ireland in 1676. He married ans has four sons. He died between 1753 and 1758 in Menstrey,Parish of Logiie, Clakmannshire,Sterling Scotland.

Maryland, USA Heraldic Familes pg 5" WILLIAM Alexander, son of Thomas Alexander, b. 1676, Manor Cunninghame,County Donegal, Ulster, Ireland & d. County Donegal. Known Issue: William,Peter, Archibald, and Robert.William was a very large man and known as "William The Corpulent."
House of Alexander "William Alexander, a very fat man. He was born in Ireland in 1676
and Married in Ireland ------Unknown and had
1. Archibald Alexander, born in 1708,
2. Robert Alexander, born in 1710.
3. Peter Alexander born----Unknown
4. William Alexander, born --Unknown
5. A daughter Margaret who married
MEMORIALS OF The Earl OF STIRLING "Archibald b 4 February 1708 who left Eredy Scotland in 1736 with his brother Robert to go to New Providence. (Archibald's first child, William, was there b. 1738; a son Samuel b 1769 in Augusta County (now Rockbridge County), Virginia, USA) His brother, William also went to Pennsylvania, USA. A brother Peter may also have gone-it says only he March. twice; after his death, his 2nd wife Jane Scott and some children emigrated to KY.
The West Virginia Heritage Enc Cuppl, Compendium, p. 1-2, and Virkus' The Abridged Compendium of American Genealogy, 1600s-1800s, Vol. VII, p. 826, give data that The William "The Corpulent" Alexander descends from The "House of MacALEXANDER of Tarbet, Kintyre, Scotland." This lends support to The Family being connected to John of Tarbert, Kintyre, as presented by other Family researchers.
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MARYLAND HERALDIC FAMILIESPG 64-65
Thomas Alexander b in Scotland 1630 but removed to Ireland, 1652 for distaste of The Parliament of Cromwell. An intense Presbyterian, but loyal to The Catholic Stuarts of whom he was a blood kinsman. A dau m. Joseph Parks. He occupied lands in County Donegal, dau Margaret. A son, William remarkable for his corpulency, m. and had four sons: Archibald, Peter, Robert and William.
The FIRST NOVA SCOTIAN "Thomas Alexander (son of Archibald Alexander b. in 1610) was b. in Scotland in 1630.He went, with his 2 brothers, Strong and William, to Ireland in 1652 for distaste of The Rump Parliament of Cromwell. They were intensely Presbyterian but loyal to The Catholic Stuarts, being blood kinsmen. Thomas had a son William, and "a daughter who married Joseph Parks."
Alexander, Austin and Arnold Families" by Frances Austin Arnold , " Thomas had a son William, and "a daughter who married Joseph Parks
William Alexander (son of Thomas Alexander born in 1630) was born in Ireland in 1676. He married and had four sons, viz:
Frances Austin Arnold , for Alexander data. (BOQ) (See pages 1 to 7, inclusive,
GENEALOGY OF Archibald Alexander"
Thomas Alexander (son of Archibald Alexander b. in 1610) was b. in Scotland in 1630.He went, with his 2 brothers, Strong and William, to Ireland in 1652 for distaste of The Rump Parliament of Cromwell. They were intensely Presbyterian but loyal to The Catholic Stuarts, being blood kinsmen. Thomas had a son William, and "a daughter who married Joseph Parks."
William Alexander (son of Thomas Alexander born in 1630) was born in Ireland in 1676. He married and had four sons, viz:(EOQ)
House of Alexander " Thomas Alexander, born in Scotland went to Ireland in 1652 for distaste of Rump Parliament of Cromwell. He was intensely Presbyterian but loyal to The Catholic Stuarts, being a blood kinsman. He married ------Unknown and had William Alexander, a very fat man. He was born in Ireland in 1676 and Married in Ireland ------Unknown
Virkus Vol V p 42 under Arnold, Andrew Alexander is from line of Bruce William b. 1676
Memorials "Thomas Alexander b. 1630, Scotland, but removed to Ireland in 1652, a devout Presbyterian A dau of Thomas m. Joseph Parks. He occupied lands in County Donegal, dau Margaret, and a son William (fat William) who had: Archibald, Peter, Robert and William. Archibald The eldest was born in Cunningham Manor County Donegal February. 4 1708 m. Margaret Parks his first cousin.

Maryland, USA Historic Familes pg 64-65) " Thomas born in Scotland in 1630 to Ireland in 1656 has a son William was born in Ireland in 1676. He married ans has four sons. He died between 1753 and 1758 in Menstrey,Parish of Logiie, Clakmannshire,Sterling Scotland.
Please send ANY errors, or extensions by E-mail, as I can trace anything by Post-em. If the name you want is not in this data base, I don't have it.http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:1083519&id=I109022525
Pamela Edwards July 2003:
Name: William "The Corpulent" Alexander
Given Name: William "The Corpulent"
Surname: Alexander
Sex: M
Birth: 1676 in Manor Cunninghame, County Donegal, Ulster, Ireland
MARR: spouse unknown
Note:
Maryland, USA Heraldic Families pg 5 "William Alexander, son of Thomas Alexander, b. 1676, Manor Cunninghame, County Donegal, Ulster, Ireland & d. Co.Donegal. Issue: William, Peter, Archibald, and Robert. William was a very large man and known as "William the Corpulent." House of Alexander "William Alexander, a very fat man. He was born in Ireland in 1676 and married in Ireland to Unknown and had:
1. Archibald Alexander, born in 1708
2. Robert Alexander, born in 1710
3. Peter Alexander, born Unknown
4. William Alexander, born Unknown
5. Margaret, a daughter, who married MEMORIALS OF THE EARL OF STIRLING. "Archibald, b. February 1708, who left Eredy, Scotland, in 1736, with his brother, Robert, to go to NewProvidence. (Archibald's fist child, William, was born there in 1738; a son was born in Augusta County, Virginia, USA in 1769). His brother, William, also went to Pennsylvania, USA. A brother, Peter, may also have gone-it says only he married twice; after his death, his 2nd wife, Jane Scott, and some children emigrated to KY.
The West Virginia Heritage Enc Cuppl. Compendium, p. 1-2, and Virkus' The Abridged Compendium of American Genealogy, 1600s-1800s, Vol VII, p. 826, give data that the William "The Corpulent" Alexander descends from the "House of MAcALEXANDER of Tarbet, Kintyre, Scotland." This lends support to the family being connected to John of Tarbert, Kintyre, as presented by other family members.AFN:
!SOURCES:
LDS FHL microfilm 1486619 item 23 of 38 (not item labeled 23 on the
microfilm) Alexander descendancy 1913 Virginia USA hand script old pen style;[roberts.GED]

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WILLIAM ALEXANDER, son of THOMAS ALEXANDER, b. 1676, Manor
Cunninghame,County Donegal, Ulster, Ireland & d. County Donegal. Known
Issue: William, Peter, Archibald, and Robert.William was a very large
man and known as "William the Corpulent." House of Alexander "William
Alexander, a very fat man. He was born in Ireland in 1676 and Married
in Ireland ------Unknown and had . 1. Archibald Alexander, born
in 1708, 2. Robert Alexander, born in 1710. 3. Peter Alexander
born----Unknown 4. William Alexander, born --Unknown 5. A daughter Margaret, born---Unknown[roberts.GED]

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WILLIAM ALEXANDER, son of THOMAS ALEXANDER, b. 1676, Manor
Cunninghame,County Donegal, Ulster, Ireland & d. County Donegal. Known
Issue: William, Peter, Archibald, and Robert.William was a very large
man and known as "William the Corpulent." House of Alexander "William
Alexander, a very fat man. He was born in Ireland in 1676 and Married
in Ireland ------Unknown and had . 1. Archibald Alexander, born
in 1708, 2. Robert Alexander, born in 1710. 3. Peter Alexander
born----Unknown 4. William Alexander, born --Unknown 5. A daughter Margaret, born---Unknown(Virginia's Colonial Soldiers - Lloyd Dewitt Bockstruck - Genealogical Publishing County Inc. - Baltimore, 1988)

Page 315 - Warrant for 3,000 acrew issued to William Alexander, heir at law of Archibald Alexander, deceased, a captain in the expedition against the Shawnees.

Page 263 - Rockbridge County - William Alexander received 200 acres for service as a non-commissioned officer in the 2nd Virginia Regiment under Col. Byrd. 2 Nov. 1779

Page 274 - Warrant for 200 acres issued to William Alexander, a non-commissioned officer in the 2nd Va. Rgmt, under Col. Byrd. Nov. 1779, Rockbridge County

Page 327 - William Alexander fined for not appearing at 1 private and 1 general muster. (At a court martial held in Sept. 1759.)

Page 329 - (At a court martial held on 24 Sept 1760) William Alexander had fine remitted.

Page 334 - (At a court martial held 11 April 1766) Ordered that William Alexander, Joseph Alexander, William Patton, and James Greenlee be fined for appearing without arms at 1 private muster on 25 March. (Capt. Samuel McDowell's delinquents).

Page 336 - (at a court martial held for Augusta County on 17 April 1767) List of Capt. Samuel McDowell's delinquents - William Alexander, Joseph Alexander, and William Patton had their fines for not appearing at 1 private muster confirmed.Facts about this person:

Emigration 1659
Emigrated to American Colonies in 1659
Facts about this person:

Emigration 1659
Emigrated to American Colonies in 1659
Facts about this person:

Emigration 1659
Emigrated to American Colonies in 1659
"Thomas Alexander 1630 a Royalist went to Ireland 1652. William b. 1676, James 1766-1849. William Alexander came from Scotland before 1675 and settled in Somerset County Md. where he was an extensive trader in lands. Wife unproven. Issue as known, William Jr. m to Catherine. (William known to have been in County Donegal Ireland. He named his farm Raphoe....Archibald Alexander son of Alexander Alexander was born in Scotland in 1610 and had Thomas b. 1630. He went with his 2 brothers, Strong and William to Ireland in 1652 for distaste of the Rump Parliament of Cromwell. They were intensely Presbyterian but loyal to the Catholic Stuarts being blood kinsmen. Thomas had a son William and a daughter who married Joseph Parks. He occupied lands in County Donegal dau Margaret and son William (fat William) had four sons: Archibald, Peter, Robert and William."

"Alexanders: Very Early Alexander lineage," Helen Smith
http://personal.mia.bellsouth.net/lig/k/d/kd4tdn/alexveryearly.html

More About William Alexander, Sr.:
Born - Alternate date: 1668, Manor Cunninghame, County Donegal, Ulster, Ireland.
Burial: 1749, Augusta County (now Rockbridge County), Virginia, USA.
Died - Alternate location: 1749, Manor Cunningham, County Donegal, Ulster, Ireland.

More About William Alexander, Sr. and Jean McNutt:
Marriage 1: 1700, Raphoe, County Donegal, Ulster, Ireland.
Marriage 2: WFT Est. 1692-1725, Unknown.
Marriage 3: Abt. 1706, County Donegal, Ireland.

 Includes NotesMarriage Notes for William Alexander, Sr. and Jean McNutt:
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Children of William Alexander, Sr. and Jean McNutt are:
  1. +Archibald Alexander, b. February 04, 1708, Manor Cunningham, County Donegal, Ulster, Ireland186, 187, 188, 189, 190, 191, 192, 193, 194, 195, 196, 197, 197, d. January 1780, Lexington, Augusta County (now Rockbridge County), Virginia, USA198, 199, 200, 201, 202, 203.
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