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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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William Rogers Alexander (27 Mar. 1849-23 Dec. 1898)

William Rogers Alexander and his brother, John Henry Alexander, who has already been discussed in this blog, were sons of William Christopher Alexander (ca. 1810-1850), a farmer in Clarke County, Virginia, and his wife, Susan Catharine Swart (1826-1885). William Rogers … Continue reading

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Wilson Cary Selden Alexander (8 Feb. 1836-29 Jan. 1859)

Cary Selden Alexander, as he was called, was the son of Dr. William Fontaine Alexander (1811-1862), and his first wife, Anna Maria Thomasina Blackburn Washington (1817-1850). The family moved to Walnut Hill in Jefferson County, VA, when their first two … Continue reading

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