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Robert S. ALEXANDER[1, 2]

Male 1795 - 1868  (72 years)


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  • Name Robert S. ALEXANDER 
    Born 2 Sep 1795  Buncombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    • 2 Sep 1795 -> DAR app 416655
      2 Sep 1795 -> Cemetery Inscriptions of Buncombe County
    Gender Male 
    Probate 18 Feb 1844  Buncombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • He was named as one of the executors of his father's estate.
    Will 18 Feb 1844  Buncombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • From James Alexander's will:
      "At the death of my wife I allow all my land to be sold my just debts paid and I give out of said sale to my son Newton H. $600 and the balance of the land money to be equally divided between John C. and Robert S." -> Buncombe County Will Abstracts
    Died 1 Jul 1868  [3
    • 1 Jul 1868 -> Cemetery Inscriptions of Buncombe County
    Buried Aft 1 Jul 1868  Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Address:
    Newton Academy Cemetery 
    Notes 
    • Name:
      *Robert S. Alexander -> DAR app 416655
      *Robert S. -> Buncombe County Will Abstracts

      Connection to parents:
      *Named as a child of James Alexander and Rhoda Cunningham -> DAR app 416655
      *Named as James Alexander's son in his will -> Buncombe County Will Abstracts
    Person ID I2290  Kendrick-Hemphill
    Last Modified 12 Apr 2014 

    Father James ALEXANDER, Sr.,   b. 23 Dec 1756, Buffalo Creek, Rowan, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1844, Bee Tree Creek, Buncombe, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother Rhoda CUNNINGHAM,   b. 15 Aug 1763, Maryland or Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1848, Buncombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 19 Mar 1782  Allison Creek, York, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F51  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jane WILSON,   b. 21 Sep 1804,   d. 28 Nov 1876  (Age 72 years) 
    Married Y  [1
    Children 
     1. Harriet E. ALEXANDER,   b. Bef 1843
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2015 
    Family ID F1134  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S371] DAR Applications, Membership application; Margaret Kathlene Ledbetter Ragaz; National no. 416655; on James Alexander (1756-1844, North Carolina), approved 1952 (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S524] Buncombe County Will Abstracts, p. 34 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S519] Cemetery Inscriptions of Buncombe County, vol. 1, p. 68 (Reliability: 2).