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  • ID: I58499
  • Name: Alexander Hamilton
  • Sex: M
  • Note:

    I didn?t have this son for John H of Kype, but this will seems to say he existed:
    From: Michael Marshall <>:
    PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND WILLS; Liber T No. #1; 1797-1803;
    Folio 430 ALEXANDER HAMILTON 05/09/1799 07/31/1799
    Eldest son ofJohn Hamilton of Kype Writer in Marchlineshire of Ayr
    in Scotland and his heir at law and residuary legatee
    'being.. of Perfect memory ."
    Bequeaths to:
    1 . Robert Ferguson --friend
    John Robertson --friend of Charles County
    Thomas Mundell --friend
    -named executors of the will and directs that all the books of accounts, bonds, notes, etc., and any other papers in testator's possession which respect lands belonging to James Gordon and his surviving partners of John Glasford & Co., and James Brown & Co.. merchants in Glasgow which shall be found in testator's possession be delivered to the said companies
    -that on the books of the said James Brown & Co,, testator took credit of the date 12/31/1791 for the sum of 50 pounds sterling which testator declares to be payment in full for the services done for them before that date and since and executors are to claim nothing from them as a salary
    -to have all of testator's real estate w/ the following conditions --that they convey to Robert Ferguson the tract of land lying in Charles County being part of a tract of land called "Rover's Refuge" purchased by testator from Nicholas Lewis Sewall and by testator sold to Ferguson by 'written' agreement dated 01/12/1798 --and to have on the condition that Ferguson pay up the consideration mentioned and other covenants
    -to pat James Brown & Co., and James Glasford & Co., in proportion to the money which was due to each by a certain Walter Pye when testator made the purchase of the land from Sewall and which will appear on the books
    -executors to convey to Ferguson a tract of land lying in Charles County adjoining "Rover's Refuge" conveyed by Col. Francis Ware to testator called "Moore's Folly" cont. 50 acres
    -to convey to Joseph Newton Burch a tract or parcel of land lying in Prince George's County called "Widdow's Trouble" as by written agreement and when the money is paid for the land, to pay it over to James Gordon & Co., and other surviving partners of John Glasford & Co,
    -executors to sell testator's lot and houses in Bladensburg in which Messrs. Dick & Clair now keep store at public sale or private sale and the moneys from the sale be directed to James Brown & Co., or their agents in this country
    -whereas at the desire of the agents of Richard Barnes & others, creditors of James Maddux, testator was named as trustee for a tract of land lying in Charles County called "Cool Springs" said to cont. 510 acres sold by virtue of fierifaceas by James Simms and by him conveyed to testator as by his deed on 08/21/1792 and whereas by the directions of the creditors testator did purchase the claim of Notly Maddux to a part of the said land and did make payment to James Simms, sheriff his fees on the fierifaceas and did pay other charges on the land and which money paid to Notley Maddox will appear on the books of James Brown & Co., and the surviving partners of John Glasford & Co., Alexander Hamilton & Co., whose money was paid for the same and whereas since testator has been possessed of the said land and has received sundry rents for the same which will appear on the books of James Brown & Co., testator directs executors to execute the said trust by making a sale of the land w!
    ith the consent of the creditors and out of the money arising from the sale they first pay James Gordon and others any balance due
    -the following lands in Charles County part of a tract of land called "Moore's Rest" cont. 200 acres and another part of a tract called "Ward's Wheel" cont. 55 acres and all other real estate in the state which may be vested in testator by the books of James Gordon and others surviving partners of John Glasford & Co., be sold by them at private or public sale and the money arising from the sale to be paid to Gordon, et. al.
    -Negro "Henny" testator's horses "Montgomery" and "Jack" are all to be sold and the money paid over to James Gordon and others
    -Negro "Abraham" mahogany desk and hook case, mahogany tea table and mahogany tea chest all be sold and the money from the sale be paid to James Gordon, et. at -testator's lot and houses in the town of Piscattaway and all other lands not mentioned before are to he sold and the money from the sale applied to testator's debts and the remainder of the money to be divided to wit: two thirds to be put to interest in this country
    -whereas a tract of land in Frederick County was some years ago sold by testator to Mountjoy Bailie for which testator took his agreement payable to testator of the money arising from the said land was for the property and due to James Brown & Co and the other i to Robert Ferguson and whereas a part has been paid by Baillie
    and divided between Brown and Co., and Ferguson and when the remainder of the money is paid is to be divided between the same,
    2. Elizabeth Hamilton --sister
    Jacobina Reed --sister {in Scotland
    -to have the sum of money from the interest on the remainder of the estate that will be enough to purchase; a bell For 20 pounds sterling --to Elizabeth and at her death the whole to Jacobina
    -remainder of the personal estate to be sold by executors and Elizabeth to have out of the proceeds the sum of 20 pounds per year for her maintenance and clothing and at her marriage to have the sum of 250 pounds
    -to have the money due testator from the estate of his father and all the money which testator has a right to as heir at law and residuary legatee. which may be recovered out of the mortgage John Semple to James Lawson in which mortgage the debt by John Semple to testator's father is included and for which the said James Lawson acknowledges
    3. Margaret Reed --niece
    -whereas she is now a growing woman when she arrives at the age of 16 to have her share of theprincipal
    -to have testator's gold watch and seal set in gold
    4. John Alexander Hamilton --eldest son of testator's brother Francis
    -to have out of the testator's Negroes who he has in his possession "Grillion" and "'Judy"
    to have 12 silver tea spoons, 1 pair of silver tea tongs, 1 case w/9 bottles. and 1 clothes press now in his possession
    -to have one fifth part of the other third of the net proceeds from the sale of testator's land
    5. Thomas Hamilton --nephew
    Gavin Hamilton --nephew
    Jacobina Hamilton ?niece
    Magdalene Hamilton --niece
    -to have the remainder of the Negroes now in the possession of testator's nephew John Alexander Hamilton
    6. Robert Ferguson --of Porttobacoo
    -to have testator's silver cup --a present to testator from James Brown
    7. "Robert" --Negro
    -to have his freedom
    -remainder of the interest arising from the sale of personal estate. to be paid to him for his natural life
    8. Francis Hamilton ?nephew (youngest son of brother Francis)
    -to have Negro "Anthony" a carpenter?to have at testator's decease
    -to have. the sum of money sufficient for his clothes and maintenance until he arrives
    at the age of 21 and at age 2 I, to have the principal from the sale of the personal estate Witnesses G. B. Causin
    Alexander Greer
    William Vincent
    John Ferguson
    Then came: Alexander Greer and William Vincent
    Note; the testator signed the will in his own hand
  • _UID: C2E5FF4F327642DD95166401D359393667E1
  • Change Date: 14 NOV 2007

    Father: John Hamilton b: 1708
    Mother: Jacobina Young
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