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Person Page 770

Alice Sharp1,2,3,4

born 1702

Family 1: John James (died about 1 March 1725/26)

Family 2: Ambrose Grayson (born 1704, died 6 September 1742)

Family 3: James Stevens (born UNKNOWN)

Facts and Notes

  • Birth: 1702; Calichester (Colchester?), Fairfax County, Virginia, USAB; Alice's birthplace is almost certainly in error, since Fairfax County wasn't formed until 1742 and Colchester wasn't established until 1753.1,3
  • Marriage: Before 1726; John James5
  • Marriage: 1726; Ambrose Grayson; Virginia, USAB6
  • Probate: 1 November 1726; Alice petitioned for probate of the will of her late husband, John James5
  • Power of Attorney: 23 February 1729/30; Spotsylvania County, Virginia, USAB; Alice Grayson appoints John Snell as her attorney7,8
  • Possessions: 3 March 1729/30; John Snell, acting on Alice's power of attorney, acknowledged her right of dower on the sale of a 100 acre tract by her husband Ambrose to Henry Rogers7,4
  • Possessions: 1 May 1733; St. George Parish, Spotsylvania County, Virginia, USAB; Alice acknowledged her right of dower on the sale of a 300 acre tract by her husband Ambrose to Matthew Gale of Glouster County9,4
  • Legal: 3 July 1744; Spotsylvania County, Virginia, USAB; Alice Grayson named guardian to John and Ambrose Grayson, orphans of Ambrose Grayson10
  • Marriage: 26 August 1744; James Stevens; Spotsylvania County, Virginia, USAB2
  • Possessions: 4 December 1744; St. George Parish, Spotsylvania County, Virginia, USAB; James & Alice Stevens, along with John & Mary Mennefee and James & Elizabeth Kennerley, sell a 850 acre tract of land to James Ball of White Chappell Parish, Lancaster County, for £7011

Citations

  1. [S461] Edmund West, comp, Family Data Collection - Births, Record for Alice Sharp
  2. [S477] Ancestry.com, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1700-1850, Record for Alice Grayson
  3. [S494] Edmund West, comp, Family Data Collection - Individual Records, Birth year: 1702; Birth city: Calichester; Birth state: VA, Record for Alice Sharp
  4. [S685] Ancestry.com, Virginia, Land, Marriage, and Probate Records, 1639-1850, Chalkley, Lyman. Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia, 1745-1800. Extracted from the Original Court Records of Augusta County. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1965. Originally published in 1912.

    Crozier, William Armstrong, ed. Virginia County Records - Spotsylvania County Records, 1721-1800. Being transcriptions from the original files at the County Court House of wills, deeds, administrators and guardians bonds, marriage licenses, and lists of revolutionary pensioners. New York, NY: Fox, Duffield Co., 1905.

    The will abstracts for Isle of Wight and Norfolk counties were taken from microfilmed copies of the original Will Books. Some of these records may be found at the Family History Library as well as other libraries and archives. The originals may be found at the appropriate county courthouses.

    For individual sources please see the Notes section listed with each record, Record for Alice Grayson
  5. [S597] Raymond B. Clark, Jr, Genealogies of Viginia Families (Vol III; Pinkethman - Tyler), Note 11, pg 602
  6. [S367] Yates Publishing, U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900, This unique collection of records was extracted from a variety of sources including family group sheets and electronic databases. Originally, the information was derived from an array of materials including pedigree charts, family history articles, querie, Source number: 8260.002; Source type: Pedigree chart; Number of Pages: 4, Record for Ambrose Grayson
  7. [S596] Brewer, Mary Marshall, Spotsylvania County, Virginia, Deed Books (1722-1734), pg. 85
  8. [S599] Sparacio, Ruth and Sam, Spotsylvania County, Virginia, Deed Book Abstracts (1729-1730), SA.DB-18/02, pg 26-31
  9. [S596] Brewer, Mary Marshall, Spotsylvania County, Virginia, Deed Books (1722-1734), pg. 145
  10. [S595] James D. Evans, Haverford, PA, Genealogies of Virginia Families, Vol II (Gildart-Pettus), Grayson Family Addenda, pg. 101
  11. [S598] Mary Marshall Brewer, Spotsylvania County, Virginia, Deed Books (1734 - 1751), pg 131