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Mark Turner Alexander (14 Jan. 1842-30 Oct. 1927)

Mark T. Alexander was the son of U.S. Congressman Mark Alexander (1792-1883) and his wife, Sally Park (Turner) Alexander (1811-1889), and the brother of Robert Park Alexander. Congressman Alexander was a member of the Virginia House of Delegates from 1815-1819, … Continue reading

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Robert Park Alexander (1 Nov. 1838-Feb. 7 1908)

Robert P. Alexander was the son of U.S. Congressman Mark Alexander (1792-1883) and his wife, Sally Park (Turner) Alexander (1811-1889), and brother of Mark Turner Alexander. Congressman Alexander was a member of the Virginia House of Delegates from 1815-1819, and … Continue reading

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William Allan (12 Nov. 1837-17 Sep. 1889)

William Allan was born in Winchester, VA. He was the son of Thomas Allan (1802-1873) of Winchester, and his wife, Jane Dowdell (or Dowdall) George Allan (1803-1862). (Gunter; Findagrave.com) After attending a local school for his early education, William Allan … Continue reading

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William Jones Allen (20 Sep. 1838-5 Jul. 1890)

William J. Allen was the son of Robert Henderson Allen and his wife, Ann Elizabeth (Bagley) Allen, of Lunenburg County, Virginia. Robert H. Allen was a grandson of Jones Allen, a farmer in Lunenburg County, and “likewise followed agricultural pursuits.” … Continue reading

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Charles Edward Alexander (10 Sep. 1826-8 Jul. 1855)

Charles Edward Alexander has a tombstone in the “Alexander Graveyard” in Rustburg, Campbell County, Virginia. (Findagrave.com) The inscription reads: Charles E. Alexander, born Sept. 10, 1826 Died July 8, 1855 in the Town of Jacksonville, Oregon Territory There is also … Continue reading

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