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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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William Cabell Alexander (5 Sep. 1848-25 Mar. 1937)

William C. Alexander was the son of James Waddel Alexander (1804-1859), a Presbyterian minister, and his wife, Elizabeth Clarentine Cabell (1809-1885), a great-granddaughter of the original William Cabell of Nelson County, Va. Though the residence of his guardian while at … Continue reading

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John Adolphus Alexander (14 Feb. 1849-16 Feb. 1878)

John A. Alexander was the son of Josiah Alexander (1813-1892), a North Carolinian, and his first wife, Angeline Anthonet Burford (1830-1854). Josiah was one of the earliest settlers in what is now Perry County, Alabama. On 1 Sep. 1861—at the … Continue reading

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Lawrence Stirling Alexander (15 Sept. 1842-6 Nov. 1910)

Lawrence S. Alexander was born in Centerville, Fairfax County, Virginia. He was the son of Dr. Robert Alexander, and his wife, Ann Clark, both of South Carolina. At the outbreak of the Civil War, Lawrence enlisted in the 19th Virginia regiment … Continue reading

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Armsted Milton Alexander (26 May 1834-7 Nov. 1892)

Armsted Milton Alexander was born in Clark County, Kentucky, to John Alexander (d. 1844) and his wife, Eliza J. Ragland. The family moved to Monroe County, MO, in 1841.[1] On 24 Jan., 1850, seventeen-year-old “Armster M. Alexander” was located on … Continue reading

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