Major John Alston

Major John Alston

Male 1673 - 1758  (84 years)    Has 21 ancestors and more than 100 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name John Alston 
    Prefix Major 
    Born 29 Dec 1673  Felmersham, Bedfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 31 Dec 1673  Felmersham, Bedford, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1758  Chowan County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I84899  Geneagraphie
    Links To This person is also Col John Alston of North Carolina at THE KINGS CANDLESTICKS 
    Last Modified 13 Jul 2014 

    Father Solomon Alston,   b. 1648,   d. 1721  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Mary Pasfield,   b. 1649 
    Family ID F320381  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Clark,   b. 1684, Pasquotank, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1758  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 1700  Bertie County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Solomon Alston,   b. Abt 1701, Chowan County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1784, Warren County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years)
     2. Joseph J. Alston,   b. 1702, Chowan County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1781, Halifax County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     3. William Alston,   b. Abt 1703, Chowan County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1743, Halifax County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 40 years)
     4. Phillip Alston,   b. Abt 1705, Chowan County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1783, Warren County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years)
     5. Mary Alston,   b. Abt 1709, Chowan County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. James Alston,   b. Abt 1710, Chowan County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1761, Orange County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 51 years)
     7. Elizabeth Alston,   b. Abt 1711, Chowan County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Sarah Alston,   b. Abt 1713, Chowan County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Martha Alston,   b. Abt 1715, Chowan County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Charity Alston,   b. Abt 1717, Chowan County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1764  (Age ~ 47 years)
    Last Modified 7 Dec 2001 
    Family ID F137854  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    ALSTON of Wethersfield ESS & Nth Carolina America
    ALSTON of Wethersfield ESS & Nth Carolina America

    Histories 2 Histories

  • Notes 
    • First mention in NC in land patent 1711,270 A on NW side of Bennetts Creek (now Gates, NC) Commissioned Assistant Justice of the Peace of the court of Oyer and Terminer in 1729. 1738 elected Vestryman of St. Pauls Parish, Chowan County and served until 1747. Associate Justice of the peace of the Surpreme Court of North Carolina. He signed his will on 02/20/1755 in Chowan, NC. He bequeathed land on the White Oak River.
      Came to North Carolina before 1720, and was associate justice of the colony, 1724-30.

      SOURCE: Americans of Royal Descent, Charles H. Browning, p. 333
    • See also John Alston


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