Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Alexander Contee Magruder (c. 1779-1853)
MSA SC 3520-13023


Books -

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.

Articles -

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,
CR 843-2.

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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