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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, 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, 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