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Agnes Elizabeth Alexander (Graham of Gartmore)

Nicknames: "Grahame", "Graeme"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Tassagart, Saggart, Dublin, Ireland
Death: Died in Caledon, Stafford, Virginia
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Robert Graham and Agnes Forrester
Wife of John "of Eridy" Alexander
Mother of Robert Alexander of Dunvanaddy; Archibald Alexander of Ballybiglimore; Andrew Alexander, D.D.; Frances Alexander; Elizabeth Alexander and 9 others
Sister of Gilbert Graham

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About Agnes Elizabeth Alexander (Graham of Gartmore)

"Memorials of the Earl of Stirling and of the house of Alexander," Charles Rogers, Edinburgh, W. Paterson, 1877, pages 38, 253 and 254:

William Alexander, Earl of Stirling, married Janet Erskine about 1603. Their first son William was born abt. 1604. John Alexander was their 4th son, b. abt. 1612, d. 1641. John was matriculated a student in the University of Glasgow in 1630 (Reg. Col. Glasg.) He was about 18 years old at the time.

About 1633/1634, John Alexander married Agnes, the only daughter of Robert Graham of Gartmore, Perthshire. Agnes was married to John when her father died in 1634 and was described in estate documents as "lawful dochter of . . . Robert Graham of Gartmoir, and with consent of John Alexander, lawful son to ane noble and potent erle, William, Erle of Stirling, Lord Alexander, her spouse." Agnes Graham Alexander died some time prior to 23 January 1636, when her husband, John Alexander, was "invested in that portion of the lands of Gartmore which had passed to her at her father's death."

Agnes Graham Alexander had a brother Gilbert Graham who also inherited a portion of Gartmore, on the death of their father Robert Graham. Gilbert died in 1641 without children or siblings to inherit. As a result, his niece "Janet Alexander, only daughter of John Alexander and the deceased Agnes Graham" received her uncle's share in the lands of Gartmore (Sheriff Court Book, Stirling). If John and Agnes Graham Alexander had other children, they were dead by 1641, otherwise they would have inherited from their Uncle Gilbert along with Janet Alexander.

John Alexander, the sixth son of William Alexander, the Earl of Stirling, died in 1641 in Scotland.

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Agnes Alexander (Graham)'s Timeline

1600
1600
Tassagart, Saggart, Dublin, Ireland
1610
1610
Age 10
1611
1611
Age 11
Stirling, Scotland
1621
1621
Age 21
Newton,Middlesex,Massachusetts,USA
1622
October 9, 1622
Age 22
Easton Royal, Wiltshire
1622
Age 22
Coleramie, Ireland
1624
1624
Age 24
Scotland
1625
1625
Age 25
1625
Age 25
Easton Royal, Wiltshire
1626
1626
Age 26
Stirlingshire, , Scotland