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Alexander Magruder (abt. 1703 - bef. 1784)

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Alexander Magruder aka Mcgruder
Born about in Prince George's County, Maryland, USAmap
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Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Died before in Frederick, Marylandmap
Profile last modified | Created 17 Jun 2012
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Alexander Magruder was born about 1700 in Prince George's County, MD[1] There is no documentation on Alexander's birth year. Other sources have dates ranging from 1703 to 1706 to 1715.

Various dates for Alexander's birth have been proposed in different genealogies and 1700 appears most frequently. The date of, about 1706 in Prince George's County appears in the Rootsweb World Connect Project. [2]

Alexander Magruder was one of five sons ( John, James, William, Alexander and Nathaniel) identified as under 16, and thus born no earlier than 1694, in Samuel Magruder's 1710 will. [3] Named as a child of Samuel Magruder by Papenfuse.[4]

1710 Inheritance

In his father Samuel's 1710 Will, Alexander is named to receive 100 acres of Good Luck. [3]

Marriage to Ann Wade

Alexander m. Ann Wade, daughter of Robert Wade. Alexander was father of Major Samuel Wade Magruder who m. Lucy Beall, born 1749 to Col. George Beall of Col. Ninian Beall. [5]

1755 Frederick County Debt Books

In 1755-1756, Alexander Magruder, son of Sam'l, was listed in the Frederick County Debt Books for a 121 acre portion of Magruder's & Beall's Honesty . [5]

Marriage to Susanna Lamar

Alexander also married Susanna Lamar; [6]

1731 Inheritance from Mother

Alexander was named in his mother Sarah's 1731 will.

1749 Will

The Will of an Alexander Magruder was written on 19 May 1749 and probated in Frederick County, Maryland on 18 June 1751; the will names wife Anne and children Nathaniel, Samuel, Ezekiah (Hezekiah), Sarah, Elizabeth, Anna, and Eleanor.[7]

1751 Death

Alexander died in 1751[8]


  1. Samuel Wade Magruder, born 1728
  2. Hezekiah Magruder, son of Alexander and Ann Wade Magruder, was born 1729 in Prince George's County and died Nov 4, 1806 in Montgomery County, Maryland, USA. He married Susannah Talbott (1735 - 1798). They were the parents of Daniel Magruder (1757 - 1842)


  1. Norma Lundgren, My Bunch. Sarah Mills. 24 Jul 2008. [1]
  2. RootsWeb's World Connect Project. ( accessed 8/26/09), Samuel Magruder Quality or Certainty of Data: 3 Note: Submitted by Peter in 2003. Text: Samuel, 1684 - Ninian, 1686 - Elizaabeth CA 1688 - Verlind CA 1690 - Sarah CA 1692 - Sarah CA 1692 - Mary CA 1693 - John 1694 - James 25 Jan 1696 or 97 - william CA 1701 - Eleanor CA 1705 - Alexander CA 1706 - Nathaniel CA 1707.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Samuel Magruder Will, 23 Nov 1710-31 Dec 171, Prince George's County Will book I Page 46.
  4. Samuel Magruder. Edward C. Papenfuse et al. A Biographical Dictionary of the Maryland Legislature 1635-1789. Volume 426, Page 570 Archives of Maryland online. [2]
  5. 5.0 5.1 Research of Jack Day, Colonial Maryland Beall Database, 1992-2013
  6. The Yearbook American Clan Gregor Society
  7. Will of Alexander Magruder, Frederick County, Maryland Liber A-1-11. Viewable online in collection "Maryland Register of Wills Records, 1629-1999," images, FamilySearch accessed 1 November 2015, Frederick > Wills 1744-1777 vol 1 > image 14 of 315; Hall of Records, Annapolis.[3]
  8. Source: #S-2093448485 Note: [4] Note: Data: Text: Death date: 1751 Death place: Residence date: Residence place: United States APID: 1,2204::346563
  • [5]
  • Source: S-2093448485 Repository: #R-2142962141 Title: U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970 Author: Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2011.Original data - Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970. Louisville, Kentucky: National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. Microfilm, 508 rolls Note: APID: 1,2204::0
  • Repository: R-2142962141 Name: Address: Note:
  • Source: S-2099802430 Repository: #R-2142962141 Title: U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 Author: Yates Publishing Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004.Original data - This unique collection of records was extracted from a variety of sources including family group sheets and electronic databases. Originally, the information was deriv Note: APID: 1,7836::0


  • WikiTree profile Magruder-43 created through the import of worthington Family Tree.ged on Jun 16, 2012 by JoAnne Worthington. See the [6] Changes page for the details of edits by JoAnne and others.
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On 26 Dec 2016 at 23:40 GMT Charlotte Smith wrote:

Merged Magruder-204 into Magruder-69: Clear duplicate; organized profile

On 30 Oct 2016 at 23:32 GMT Jack Day wrote:

Magruder-68 and Magruder-43 appear to represent the same person because: Same person, same parents, same dates

On 22 Aug 2016 at 17:22 GMT Mildred Guilbeau wrote:

Magruder-43 and Magruder-68 are not ready to be merged because: Appears to be duplicate but the mother's are not the same. This needs to be resolved before merge.

On 5 Jul 2016 at 18:40 GMT Kenneth Shelton wrote:

Magruder-43 and Magruder-68 appear to represent the same person because: Clear Duplicates-birth date 1706

On 5 Jul 2016 at 18:39 GMT Kenneth Shelton wrote:

Magruder-43 and Magruder-191 appear to represent the same person because: Clear Duplicates-birth date 1706

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