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Silas Washington Alexander

Male 1826 - 1891  (64 years)


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  • Name Silas Washington Alexander 
    Born 22 Dec 1826  Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 Mar 1891  Crab Orchard, Mecklenburg Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I10220  MyTree
    Last Modified 25 Jun 2011 

    Father Telemacus Alexander,   b. 1 Sep 1795, Mecklenburg Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1842, Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Mother Hannah Smith,   d. 1846, Mecklenburg Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1819  Mecklenburg Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F5486  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sara Louvinia Taylor,   b. 18 Feb 1847, Mecklenburg Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1925, Sharon, Mecklenburg Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 1870  Mecklenburg Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Maggie E. Alexander,   b. Abt 1871, Sharon, Mecklenburg Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Cora D. Alexander,   b. Abt 1879, Sharon, Mecklenburg Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F5503  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
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  • Notes 

    • 1850 United States Federal Census
      Name: Columbus Alexander
      Age: 17
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1833
      Birth Place: North Carolina
      Gender: Male
      Home in 1850 (City,County,State): Providence, Mecklenburg, North Carolina
      Family Number: 1304
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      Wallace Alexander 25 (James Wallace)
      John Alexander 22 (John Smith)
      Washington Alexander 22 (Silas Washington)
      William Alexander 20 (William Newton)
      Columbus Alexander 17 (Ulysses Columbus)
      Osborne Alexander 13
      Martha Alexander 27 (Martha H.)
      Prudence Alexander 19
      Mary Alexander 12 (Mary Steele)
      (all children of Telemacus and Hannah Smith Alexander who are deceased)

      1860 United States Federal Census
      Name: John S Alexander
      Age in 1860: 33
      Birth Year: abt 1827
      Birthplace: North Carolina
      Home in 1860: Eastern Division, Mecklenburg, North Carolina
      Gender: Male
      Post Office: Charlotte
      Value of real estate: View image
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      Newton Pelt 21
      John S Alexander 33 (John Smith)
      S Washington Alexander 33 (Silas Washington)
      U C Alexander 25 (Ulysses Columbus)
      Martha Sample 37 (Martha H.)
      Mary Steele Alex 21 (Mary Steele)

      American Civil War Soldiers
      Name: Silas Alexander
      Residence: Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
      Occupation: Wagonmaker
      Enlistment Date: 17 Jul 1861
      Enlistment Place: Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
      Side Served: Confederacy
      State Served: North Carolina
      Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 17 July 1861 at the age of 21.
      Enlisted in Company B, 13th Infantry Regiment North Carolina on 17 Jul 1861.
      Promoted to Full 2nd Lieutenant on 26 Apr 1862.
      Promoted to Full 1st Lieutenant on 26 Jul 1862.
      Resigned, ill health Company B, 13th Infantry Regiment North Carolina on 9 Nov 1862.
      Sources: 16

      1870 United States Federal Census
      HH #181
      Name: Martha Sample
      Birth Year: abt 1824
      Age in 1870: 46
      Birthplace: North Carolina
      Home in 1870: Sharon, Mecklenburg, North Carolina
      Race: White
      Gender: Female
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      Washington Alexander 42 (Silas Washington)
      Sally Alexander 23 (Sarah)
      Martha Sample 46 (Martha H.)

      1880 United States Federal Census
      Name: S. W. Alexander
      Home in 1880: Crab Orchard, Mecklenburg, North Carolina
      Age: 52
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1828
      Birthplace: North Carolina
      Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)
      Spouse's Name: Sarah L. Alexander
      Father's birthplace: North Carolina
      Mother's birthplace: North Carolina
      Neighbors: View others on page
      Occupation: Wheel Wright
      Marital Status: Married
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      S. W. Alexander 52 (Silas Washington Alexander)
      Sarah L. Alexander 35
      Maggie E. Alexander 9
      Cora D. Alexander 10m

      1900 United States Federal Census
      Name: Sarah L Alexander
      [Sarah T Alexander]
      Home in 1900: Charlotte Ward 1, Mecklenburg, North Carolina
      Age: 52
      Birth Date: Feb 1848
      Birthplace: North Carolina
      Race: White
      Gender: Female
      Relationship to head-of-house: Head
      Father's Birthplace: North Carolina
      Mother's Birthplace: North Carolina
      Mother: number of living children: 2
      Mother: How many children: 2
      Marriage year: 1870
      Marital Status: Married
      Years married: 30
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      Sarah L Alexander 52
      Maggie E Alexander 28
      Cora D Alexander 21
      Mattie J Taylor 60
      Marion M Taylor 25

      1920 United States Federal Census
      Name: Sara L Alexander
      Home in 1920: Charlette Ward 8, Mecklenburg, North Carolina
      Age: 74
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1846
      Birthplace: North Carolina
      Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
      Father's Birth Place: Tennessee
      Mother's Birth Place: Tennessee
      Marital Status: Widowed
      Race: White
      Sex: Female
      Home owned: Rent
      Able to read: No
      Able to Write: No
      Neighbors: View others on page
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      Sara L Alexander 74
      Essie M Gould 49
      Helen M Gould 16

      North Carolina Death Collection, 1908-2004
      about Sarah L Alexander
      Name: Sarah L Alexander
      Age: 81
      Date of Birth: 1844
      Date of Death: 1 Dec 1925
      Death County: Mecklenburg
      Death State: North Carolina
      Source Vendor: NC State Archives. North Carolina Deaths, 1908-67