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  2. William Alexander, Lord Stirling - Wikipedia,_Lord...

    William Alexander, also known as Lord Stirling (1726 – 15 January 1783), was a Scottish-American major general during the American Revolutionary War. He was considered male heir to the Scottish title of Earl of Stirling through Scottish lineage (being the senior male descendant of the paternal grandfather of the 1st Earl of Stirling , who had ...

  3. William Alexander, Lord Stirling | American Battlefield Trust

    Title Major General. War & Affiliation Revolutionary War / Patriot. Date of Birth - Death 1727 – January 15, 1783. Though not always the most recognizable person in the Revolutionary War, William Alexander, "the Lord Stirling," was certainly a colorful figure nonetheless. Born in New York sometime in the year 1727, his father, James, served ...

  4. William Alexander, Lord Stirling · George Washington's Mount ...

    William Alexander, Lord Sterling was one of George Washington 's most loyal military subordinates during the American Revolution. Sterling previously served as a supply officer during the French and Indian War, where he first met George Washington. He was commissioned as a Brigadier General by Congress in 1776.

  5. Lord Stirling in the American Revolution - ThoughtCo

    Major General William Alexander, Lord Stirling was an American leader during the American Revolution who took part in many of the Continental Army's campaigns.

  6. Alexander Hamilton - Wikipedia

    Alexander Hamilton (January 11, 1755, or 1757 [a] – July 12, 1804) was an American military officer, statesman, and Founding Father who served as the first Secretary of Treasury from 1789 to 1795 during George Washington's presidency . Born out of wedlock in Charlestown, Nevis, Hamilton was orphaned as a child and taken in by a prosperous merchant.

  7. Landed families of Britain and Ireland: List of families covered

    Arms granted to William Alexander, 1st Earl of Stirling The Alexanders of Menstrie claimed to be descended from a scion of the Lords ... (112) Allott of Hague Hall, South Kirkby The Allott family were established from the 16th century as gentleman farmers at Painthorpe and Crigglestone in the parish of Sandal Magna ...

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    Hugh of Pearsby, sheriff of Roxburgh; John Comyn, earl of Buchan (d.1308); John Comyn, lord of Badenoch (d.1302); John of Stirling, knight (son of Alexander lord of Stirling); Malise (III), earl of Strathearn ( or a.1317); William Comyn, lord of Kirkintilloch (brother of John Comyn (d.1302); William Soulis, knight, justiciar of Lothian (d ...

  9. Captain Black Billy William Alexander - Monty Hist Notes

    William Alexander [1, 2] Title: Captain Black Billy : Birth: 1749 : Bucks, Pennsylvania, USA [1, 2] Gender: Male : Burial: 1836 : Sugar Creek, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, USA : Sugaw Creek Presbyterian Church; Burial Ground # 2; Death: 19 Dec 1836 : Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, USA [1, 2] Person ID: I24730 : MontyHistNotes_2014: Last ...

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    John of Stirling, knight (son of Alexander lord of Stirling); Matthew of Crambeth, bishop of Dunkeld (d.1309); Patrick Graham (I), knight (d.1296); Richard Fraser, knight; Robert Wishart, bishop of Glasgow (d.1316); William (II), earl of Ross (d.1323); William Bisset, knight (late 13C); William Hay (IV), lord of Borthwick (son of John)

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