John ALEXANDER
Male 1732 - 1795


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  • Birth  1732  , , Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • "a native of Pennsylvania" -> Asheville and Buncombe County
    Gender  Male 
    Residence  , , North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • "John Alexander and his son James were members of the first company of white men to settle in the present western part of North Carolina." -> History of South Carolina

    Residence  Bef 1776  , Rowan, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • He "lived in Rowan County, North Carolina. . ." -> Asheville and Buncombe County
    Residence  Abt 1776  , Lincoln, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    settled on Crowder's Creek near King's Mountain 
    Residence  Abt 17841785  Swannanoa, Buncombe, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Bee Tree 
    Residence  Abt 17801790  , Buncombe, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • "He acquired land and was in Buncombe County for probably ten or fifteen years before he and his son Thomas relocated again, this time to a land grant on the Harpeth River, near Nashville, Tennessee." -> Heritage of Old Buncombe
    Residence  Abt 1790  , , Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    settled on Harpeth River 
    Died  1795  , Williamson, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Harpeth River, TN -> Asheville and Buncombe County
    Person ID  I1609  Kendrick-Hemphill
    Last Modified  21 Nov 2013 

    Family  Rachel DAVIDSON,   b. 1730, , , Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1796, , Williamson, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Y  [3, 5
    • *[John Alexander] "married Rachel Davidson, sister to Major William Davidson and Samuel Davidson." -> Asheville and Buncombe County
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      "Rachel who married John Alexander" -> Heritage of Old Buncombe
    Children 
    >1. James ALEXANDER,   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
     2. Thomas ALEXANDER,   b. 1770,   d. 14 Oct 1854, Williamson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    >3. Mary ALEXANDER,   b. 4 Jul 1778, , Rowan, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1869, , Robertson, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  12 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F53  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S364] F. A. Sondley and Theodore F. Davidson, Asheville and Buncombe County (Asheville, NC: The Citizen Co., 1922), ; digital images, Google Books (http://google.com/books : accessed ., accessed; 11 May 2011; 150-151; this book refers to many original records which offer primary information although it does not include source citations as such (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S363] Yates Snowden and Henry Gardner Cutler, ed, History of South Carolina, Volume IV (Chicago: The Lewis Publishing Co., 1920), ; digital images, Google Books (http://google.com/books : accessed ., accessed; 11 May 2011; 257; this book was co-authored by a historian, but does not include source citations (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S364] F. A. Sondley and Theodore F. Davidson, Asheville and Buncombe County (Asheville, NC: The Citizen Co., 1922), ; digital images, Google Books (http://google.com/books : accessed ., accessed; 11 May 2011; 151; this book refers to many original records which offer primary information although it does not include source citations as such (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S516] W. E. Bryson, "John Alexander (203)," The Heritage of Old Buncombe County, Ward Doris Cline, and Charles D. Biddix (Asheville, North Carolina: The Old Buncombe County Genealogical Society, 1981), ., p. 134 (Reliability: 2).

    5. [S518] Mrs. Dorothy Hyde and Mr. William E. Bryson, "General John and Mary (Morrison) Davidson (304)," The Heritage of Old Buncombe County, Ward Doris Cline, and Charles D. Biddix (Asheville, North Carolina: The Old Buncombe County Genealogical Society, 1981), ., pp. 189-190 (Reliability: 2).




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