Alexander Thomas
James Russell
(Abt 1670-)
Elizabeth Thomas
(Abt 1675-)
Alexander Thomas Russell
(1715-After 1773)


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Alexander Thomas Russell

  • Born: 1715, Somerset Co., MD
  • Marriage (1): Anne Price on 02 Sep 1740 in Somerset Co., MD
  • Died: After 01 May 1773, MD


Alexander Thomas Russell was a Tavern-keeper in Princess Anne in the 1760s as found in the August Court records of 1761 where he is listed as: "Alexr. Thos. Russell Lycence to keep Tavern : Alexander Thomas Russell of Somerset County Inholder Came here into Court in his Proper Person And Prays that he may be Permitted to keep an Ordinary or house of Entertainment in the County afd. at his Own house ^Princes Ann Town^ for the use and Conveniency of Travellers and Strangers as to them Respectively Shall Seem meet which is by the Court here unto him Granted he Giveing Security as the Law directs to keep Good Rules and Orders in his Ordinary or house of Entertainment as afd. Whereupon the Said Alexr. Thomas Russell together with Ephraim King and William Bounds of Somerset County Planter his Security all Present herein Court in his Proper Persons Acknowledged themselves Indebted unto his Lordship the Right Honrble the Lord Propry of the Province of Maryland in thirty Pounds Curt Money of Maryland of their bodies Goods or Chattles Lands and Tenements Joyntly and Severally to the use of his Said Lordship his heirs and Successors to be made and Levied if it happen that the Said Alexr. Thomas Russell do not keep Good Rules and Orders and do Suffer Idle Loose and disorderly Persons to tipple Game and Commit disorders or Other Irregularitys in his Ordinary or house of Entertainment Contrary to the true Intent and Meaning of the Act of Assembly in Such Case Provided &c" (SoJ-1760/63:099)

He is listed in the June 1762 court records as: "Alexr. Thos. Russell Petn To the Worshipfull Justices of Somerset County : Alexander Thomas Russell Humbly Sheweth that he is Seized of part of a tract of Land Called Alexanders Good Success the Boundaries whereof Are uncertain and the Evidences to prove the Same Antient and infirm your Petitioner therefore humbly prays your Worships to Grant him a Commission and Appoint Commissioners in Order to perpetuate the Bounds of the afd. tract of Land or of Any other Land on which they may depend And Your petitioner as in duty bound will pray - Alexr. Thomas Russell Whereupon Came here into Court the afd. Petitioner in his Proper Person and thereupon the petition afd. being Read and heard and fully understood it is Considered by the Court here that a Commission Issue to the afd. Alexr. Thomas Russell as by the petition afd. is praid And that Ephraim King, Thos. Irving, Mathew Cannon and George Handy of Somerset County Gent be Commissioners and Execute the Same Commission According to Act of Assembly in Such Case provided &c." (SoJ-1760/63:152)

He renounced executorship of his son Solomon Russell's will on Jun 27 1772 (WoW-1769/83:128) SoLR-F:101

Alexander married Anne Price, daughter of Crispin Price and Eve Hitch, on 02 Sep 1740 in Somerset Co., MD. (Anne Price was born about 1722 in Somerset Co., MD.)


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