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William Perry Alexander, 1st

Male 1835 - 1914  (78 years)


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  • Name William Perry Alexander 
    Suffix 1st 
    Born 28 Nov 1835  Sharon, Mecklenburg Co, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 Jul 1914  Craighead Co., Ark Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I9938  MyTree
    Last Modified 11 Sep 2014 

    Father Isaac Newton ? Alexander,   b. 1816, Mecklenburg Co, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Mother of Perry Alexander,   b. Abt 1816, Mecklenburg Co, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Abt 1830  Mecklenburg Co, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F5424  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susan Griffith,   b. Abt 1835, Sharon, Mecklenburg Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1900 Census, prob. Sharon, Mecklenburg Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 3 Nov 1857  Mecklenburg Co, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. William Wallace Alexander,   b. 20 Jul 1856, Sharon, Mecklenburg Co, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1954, Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years)
    +2. Walter Lafayette Alexander,   b. 12 Jun 1858, Sharon, Mecklenburg Co, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1925, Black Oak, Craighead, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     3. Robert McKenzie Alexander,   b. 10 Jan 1859, Sharon, Mecklenburg Co, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1950, Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
    +4. John Larkin Alexander,   b. 6 Nov 1861, Sharon, Mecklenburg Co, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1958, Greensboro, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years)
     5. Temperance C. Alexander,   b. 15 May 1866, Sharon, Mecklenburg Co, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1928, Ashville, Buncomb Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F5425  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 

    • North Carolina Marriage Collection, 1741-2004
      Name: William P. Alexander
      Gender: Male
      Spouse: Susan Griffith
      Spouse Gender: Female
      Marriage Date: 3 Nov 1857
      Marriage County: Mecklenburg
      Marriage State: North Carolina
      Source: Record of this marriage may be found at the Family

      U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865
      Name: William P Alexander
      Residence: Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, North Carolina
      Occupation: Farmer
      Age at Enlistment: 26
      Enlistment Date: 14 Mar 1862
      Rank at enlistment: Private
      Enlistment Place: Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
      State Served: North Carolina
      Survived the War?: Yes
      Service Record: Enlisted in Company F, North Carolina 49th Infantry Regiment on 21 Apr 1862.
      Birth Date: abt 1836
      Sources: North Carolina Troops 1861-65, A Roster

      American Civil War Soldiers
      Name: William Alexander
      Residence: Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
      Occupation: Farmer
      Enlistment Date: 14 Mar 1862
      Enlistment Place: Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
      Side Served: Confederacy
      State Served: North Carolina
      Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 14 March 1862 at the age of 26.
      Enlisted in Company F, 49th Infantry Regiment North Carolina on 21 Apr 1862.
      Sources: 16

      1870 United States Federal Census
      Name: William
      Birth Year: abt 1836
      Age in 1870: 34
      Birthplace: North Carolina
      Home in 1870: Sharon, Mecklenburg, North Carolina
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Household Members: Name Age
      William Alexander (Perry) 34
      Jane Alexander (Susan Jane Griffith) 36
      Wallace Alexander (William) 14
      Lafayette Alexander (Walter) 12
      Robert Alexander (Martin) 11
      John Alexander (Larkin) 9
      Temperance C. Alexander 4

      1880 United States Federal Census
      Name: P. William Alexander (William Perry)
      Home in 1880: Long Creek, Mecklenburg, North Carolina
      Age: 45
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1835
      Birthplace: North Carolina
      Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)
      Spouse's Name: Jihesan Alexander (J. Susan or Susan Jane)
      Father's birthplace: North Carolina
      Mother's birthplace: North Carolina
      Occupation: Farming
      Marital Status: Married
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      P. William Alexander 45 (William Perry)
      Jihesan Alexander 45 (Susan Jane)
      N. Robert Alexander 18 (Robert McKenzie)
      L. John Alexander 16 (John Larkin)
      Temperance Alexander 14 (Temperance C.)

      1900 United States Federal Census
      Name: William P Alexander
      Age: 64
      Birth Date: Nov 1835
      Birthplace: North Carolina
      Home in 1900: Justice Precinct 4, Hunt, Texas
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Relation to Head of House: Head
      Marital Status: Widowed
      Father's Birthplace: North Carolina
      Mother's Birthplace: North Carolina
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      William P Alexander 64

      1910 United States Federal Census
      about Justice L Alexander
      Name: Justice L Alexander
      [Justus Alexander]
      Age in 1910: 17
      Estimated Birth Year: 1893
      Birthplace: South Carolina
      Relation to Head of House: Son
      Father's name: Waller L Alexander (Walter Lafayette)
      Father's Birth Place: North Carolina
      Mother's Birth Place: South Carolina
      Home in 1910: Black Oak, Craighead, Arkansas
      Marital Status: Single
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Household Members: Name Age
      Waller L Alexander (Walter Lafayette) 49
      Justice L Alexander (Lafayette) 17
      William F Alexander (Floyd) 9
      William P Alexander (Perry) 74

      Arkansas Death Index, 1914-1950
      Name: W P Alexander (William Perry)
      Death Day: 13
      Death:Month: Jul
      Death Year: 1914
      County: Craighead
      Volume Number: 36
      Roll Number: 19141923
      Certificate Number: 306

      William Perry Alexander's son, Justus Lafayette Alexander, b. 1 May 1892 - died Nov 1984 (Craighead), Annie R. b. 7 June 1890 - d. 15 Aug 1973 (Craighead), Robert b. 22 Sept 1892 d. Feb. 1981 (Craighead), Alice Alexander b. 26 Dec 1894 - d. 1 March 1988 (Craighead), and Pearl b. 8 Dec 1895 - d. Feb 1974 (Craighead).
      (I am sure they are all related. MCM-2011)