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Alexander Warfield (1764-1835)
MSA SC 3520-14898


Born 1764. Son of Col. Charles and Elizabeth Warfield. Married Elizabeth Woodward, December 5, 1788; Jemima Dorsey, 1797. Eleven children, Asbury O.; Charles A.; Dennis; Joshua; Jesse L.; Henrietta; Honor; Elizabeth; Cecilia; Sarah Ann; Mary Catherine. Died, January 6, 1835, near Sam's Creek, Maryland.

Served in House of Delegates, 1819-1820; Federalist. Chair, Frederick County Federal Republican Committee. Active in Methodist Church in region, and follower of Robert Strawbridge, one of the earliest Methodist preachers in America. Hosted Strawbridge's congregation at his house for many years, starting around 1800. Later donated land for Bethel Chapel (later Bethel United Methodist Church), 1821. Owned 770 acres of land at his death in what is now Carroll County.

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