Margaret Abigail Alexander

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Margaret Abigail Alexander (McKnitt)

Birthdate: (42)
Birthplace: Manokin, Somerset County, Maryland, United States
Death: July 31, 1736 (42)
Cecil County, Maryland, United States
Place of Burial: Newark, New Castle County, Delaware, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John McKnitt, III and Jane McKnitt
Wife of James "The Yeoman" Alexander
Mother of Edith Alexander; Theophilus Alexander; Jemima Alexander, (A); Keziah Sharpe; Hezekiah South Alexander and 5 others
Sister of Jane A. Alexander (McKnitt)
Half sister of Sarah Wallace; Elizabeth Dale; William McKnight; Robert McKnight; John McKnitt, IV and 2 others

Managed by: Pam Wilson
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About Margaret Abigail Alexander

James Alexander, born 1695 in Manokin Hundred, Somerset, MD; died 15 Jul 1779 in Elkton/Munster, Cecil Co, MD. He was the son of Joseph Alexander and Abigail McKnitt. He married 23. Margaret McKnitt 1714 in Cecil Co, MD.

23. Margaret McKnitt, born 26 Dec 1693 in Manokin Hundred, Somerset, MD; died Bet. 1736 - 1745 in Cecil Co, MD. She was the daughter of John McKnitt, Jr. and Jane Wallis.

Margaret and James were the parents of nine children:

Edith/10 Jan 1718 Keziah/9 May 1720 (Mrs Walter Sharpe) Hezekiah South/13 Jan 1721 Ezekial/17 Jun 1724 Jemima/9 Jan 1727 (Mrs James Sharpe) Margaret/6 Jun 1736

Other children listed below

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Margaret Abigail Alexander's Timeline

December 26, 1693
Manokin, Somerset County, Maryland, United States
June 10, 1712
Age 18
Cecil, Maryland, United States
March 13, 1715
Age 21
Cecil County, Maryland, USA
February 10, 1716
Age 22
Elk River, Cecil County, Maryland
May 9, 1720
Age 26
Cecil County, Maryland
January 13, 1722
Age 28
New Munster, Cecil, Maryland, United States
June 17, 1725
Age 31
January 9, 1727
Age 33
Cecil Co, Maryland
January 13, 1729
Age 35
New Munster, Cecil County, Maryland