Alexander Contee Magruder (c. 1779-1853)
MSA SC 3520-13023
Bond, Carroll T. The Court of Appeals of Maryland, A History. Baltimore: The Barton-Gillet Company, 1928.
Bowie, Effie Gwynn. Across the Years In Prince George's County. Richmond: Garrett and Massie, 1947.
Gurney, John Thomas III, ed. Cemetery Inscriptions of Anne Arundel County, Maryland. Vol. I. Pasadena, Md.: Anne Arundel Genealogical Society, 1982.
Van Horn, R. Lee. Out of the Past: Prince Georgeans and Their Land. Riverdale, Md.: Prince George's County Historical Society, 1976.
Warfield, J.D. The Founders of Anne Arundel and Howard Counties, Maryland. 1905. Reprint, Westminster, Md.: Family Line Publications, 1990.
The Maryland Gazette, 28 November 1794. (graduation notice)
The Maryland Gazette, 28 November 1805. (marriage notice)
The Maryland Gazette, 3 November 1814. (death of wife Rebecca)
"Death of Judge Magruder and Proceedings of the Judges of the Court of Appeals and the Members of the Bar." The Baltimore Sun, 2 February 1853.
"Death of Judge Magruder." The Planter's Advocate and Southern Maryland Advertiser, 2 February 1853.
"Died." The Marlboro Gazette, 2 February 1853.
"Tribute of Respect." The Planter's Advocate and Southern Maryland Advertiser, 9 February 1853.
Archival sources -
Maryland State Archives ANNAPOLIS MAYOR, ALDERMEN, AND COUNCILMEN (Proceedings) MSA M47-20, 1840-1843, 1/22/1/58.
Maryland State Archives PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Administration Accounts) MSA CM795-18, 1857-1866, liber WAJ 1, pp. 40-41, CR 857-1.
Maryland State Archives PRINCE GEORGE'S
COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Inventories) MSA CM809-29, 1853-1858, liber WAJ
1, pp. 52-53,
Maryland State Archives U.S. CENSUS BUREAU (Census Record, MD) MSA SM61-143, 1850 census, Prince George's County, p. 71, M 1499-2.
Sources checked -
Index to the Probate Records of Prince George's County, Maryland
1696 - 1900. Bowie, Md.: Prince George's County Genealogical
Society, Inc., 1988.
Will of Alex Magruder probated 15 February 1853, file no. 0237.
Maryland State Archives PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Wills) MSA C1326-7, 1833-1854, liber PC, 1/25/7/8. No will found.
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