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William James Alexander

Male 1854 - 1940  (86 years)


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  • Name William James Alexander 
    Born 7 Apr 1854  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 7 May 1940  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Cavin Fork Cemetery, Grant Dist, Jackson Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • Name: William/Alexander
      Sex: white male
      Death Date: 07 May 1940
      Death Place: Jackson, West Virginia
      Age at Death: 84y0m29d
      Cemetery: Cavin Fork Cem
      Birth Place: Ireland
      Marital Status: widowed
      Occupation: retired
      Mother: not known
      Mother's Birth Place:
      Father: George Alexander
      Father's Birth Place: Ireland
      Informant: Ayl Alexander, Belleville, WV
    Person ID I58906  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 24 Oct 2007 

    Father George Alexander,   b. Abt 1811, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Agnes Beatty,   b. Abt 1820, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 19 Apr 1849  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 

    • Jackson Co, WV Marriage Record
      Date: 4/19/1849
      Place: Jackson, West Virginia, United States
      George Alexander & Aginous Batey

      1850 Jackson, VA 240-244
      Alexander George 39 M Farmer Ireland
      Alexander Agnes 30 F Va
      Alexander Arthur 3/12 M Va

      1860 Jackson, VA #1366-1299
      Geo Alexander 49 Ireland
      Agnus 42 Va
      Arthur 10 Va
      Geo 8 Va
      Violet A 6 Va
      N I/J 4 m Va

      1870 Grant, Jackson, WV # 196
      Alexander, George 59 Ireland
      Margaret 55 Ireland
      Arthur A 20 Va
      George 19 VA
      Violet 16 VA
      Lydia 9 Va
      William 14 Va

      1880 Census Place: Grant, Jackson, West Virginia
      George ALEXANDER Self M M W 69 IRE
      Occ: Farmer Fa: IRE Mo: IRE
      Margaret ALEXANDER Wife F M W 60 IRE
      Occ: Keeping House Fa: IRE Mo: IRE
      Agnes L. ALEXANDER Dau F S W 20 WV
      Occ: No Occupation Fa: IRE Mo: WV

      JCBR
      Ay L 10/23/1860
      Wm James 4/7/1854
    Family ID F7780  Group Sheet

    Family Cynthia Ann McKee,   b. 10 May 1857, Noble County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1934, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 1 Dec 1877  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 

    • 1880 Census Place: Grant, Jackson, West Virginia
      William ALEXANDER Self M M W 23 WV
      Occ: Farmer Fa: IRE Mo: WV
      Cynthia ALEXANDER Wife F M W 22 OH
      Occ: Keeping House Fa: NY Mo: OH

      1900 Grant, Jackson, WV # 281-283
      Alexander, William 4/1856 m 22y WV Ire WV
      Sintha P 5/1857 m 22y 9-7 children OH NY OH
      Olie da 9/1881 children all born WV
      Tennie L da 3/1884
      John son 8/1885
      Carlton son 3/1888
      Bessie da 7/1890
      William son 10/1892
      Lona da 9/1896

      1910 Grant, Jackson, WV # 126-127
      Alexander, William m1- 33y WV IreWV
      Cyntha 52 m1- 33y 9-7 children OH NY OH
      Carl son 22 s
      Bessie da 19 s
      William Jr son 16
      Lona da 13

      1920 Grant, Jackson, WV # 68
      Alexander, William M 63 m WV Ire WV
      Synthia A 62 m OH NY Oh

      1930 Grant, Jackson, WV # 172
      Alexander, William 74 m age 21 WV Ire WV
      Cyntha 72 m age 19 OH NY Oh
    Children 
     1. Edda Alexander,   b. 13 Oct 1878, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1880  (Age < 1 years)
     2. Ollie B Alexander,   b. 8 Nov 1881, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +3. Tennie Lee Alexander,   b. 14 Mar 1884, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1964  (Age 79 years)
     4. John H Alexander,   b. 8 Aug 1886, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +5. Herman Carlton Alexander,   b. 13 Mar 1888, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1981  (Age 92 years)
     6. Bessie A Alexander,   b. 5 Jul 1890, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +7. William H Alexander,   b. 12 Oct 1892, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +8. Nellie Delona Alexander,   b. 16 Sep 1896, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1919  (Age 23 years)
    Family ID F15895  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S479] Death records, West Virginia Division of Culture and History.

    2. [S3] Birth Records, Jackson Co, WV.

    3. [S17] Marriage Records, Jackson Co, WV.